MANUEL D. ROSSETTI is a Professor in the Industrial Engineering Department at the University of Arkansas. He received his Ph.D. in Industrial and Systems Engineering from The Ohio State University. His research and teaching interests are in the areas of simulation modeling, logistics optimization, and inventory analysis applied to manufacturing, distribution, and health-care systems. He serves as an Associate Editor for the International Journal of Modeling and Simulation and is active in IIE, INFORMS, and ASEE.
Kim LaScola Needy is Department Head and 21st Century Professor of Industrial Engineering at the University of Arkansas. Prior to her academic appointment, she gained industrial experience while working at PPG Industries and Boeing. Her first faculty appointment was at the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Needy’s research interests include engineering management, engineering economic analysis and sustainable engineering. She is President of IIE as well as a member of ASEE, ASEM, APICS and SWE. She is a licensed P.E. in Kansas.
Dr. Clausen currently serves as Professor, Associate Department Head and the Ray C. Adam Endowed Chair in Chemical Engineering at the University of Arkansas. His research interests include bioprocess engineering, the production of energy and chemicals from biomass and waste, and enhancement of the K-12 educational experience. Professor Clausen is a registered professional engineer in the state of Arkansas.
Carol Schubert Gattis is the Associate Dean of the Honors College and an Associate Professor of Industrial Engineering at the University of Arkansas. She received her B.S. and M.S. degrees in Electrical Engineering and her Ph.D. in Engineering from the University of Arkansas. Dr. Gattis’ research areas include university student recruitment, retention and diversity, as well as professional development of middle school math and science teachers.
Dr. Hale is a Professor of Civil Engineering at the University of Arkansas. His research interests include concrete materials and structural concrete.
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