Assistant Professor, Head of Industrial Engineering Department
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Dr. Lena was fortunate to have completed her three degrees from three great universities, which made her the professor that she is today. She is, with great honor, serving as the head of the IE department, where her administrative roles include ingenious strategic expansion of the department for students, staff, and faculty.

Dr. Lena is specialized in the field of optimization and stochastic theory. Her other academic passions also led her to be involved in the realms of innovation, entrepreneurship, and building ideas from concepts into actionable plans. 

Educational Background

Industrial and Systems Engineering, North Carolina State University
Industrial and Operations Engineering, University of Michigan
Industrial Engineering, University of Iowa
Research Interests

Optimization Theory, Simulation, and Stochastic Models. Dr. Lena has applied the methodology in pancreatic cancer screening research, course enrolment in high school systems, and now entering disaster relief problems. Her view of the world is through the OR lens, where no matter the problem, it can always be solved using OR methodologies.