University of Southern California
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Daniel J. Epstein Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering

Ethel Percy Andrus
Gerontology Center 240
(213) 740-4893
FAX: (213) 740-1120

Chair: James E. Moore II, Ph.D.


Daniel J. Epstein Chair: Sheldon M. Ross, Ph.D.

IBM Chair in Engineering Management: F. Stan Settles, Ph.D.

David Packard Chair in Manufacturing Engineering: Stephen C-Y Lu, Ph.D. (Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering)

Professors: Barry Boehm, Ph.D. (Computer Science); Randolph Hall, Ph.D.; Behrokh Khoshnevis, Ph.D.; James E. Moore II, Ph.D. (Civil Engineering, Policy, Planning, and Development)

Associate Professors: Maged Dessouky, Ph.D.*; Najmedin Meshkati, Ph.D. (Civil Engineering); Mansour Rahimi, Ph.D.

Assistant Professors: Satish Bukkapatnam, Ph.D.; Elaine Chew, Ph.D.; Fernando Ordoņez, Ph.D.; Kurt Palmer, Ph.D.; Maria Yang, Ph.D.

Adjunct Professors: George Friedman, Ph.D.; Michael Mann, Ph.D.

Adjunct Associate Professors: Geza P. Bottlik, Engineer; Thomas J. Higgins, Ph.D.

Research Professors: Yigal Arens, Ph.D.; Mohamed I. Dessouky, Ph.D.; Peter Will, Ph.D.

Emeritus Professors: Clinton J. Ancker, Jr., Ph.D., P.E.; Ward Edwards, Ph.D. (Psychology); Gerald A. Fleischer, Ph.D., P.E.; Antranig V. Gafarian, Ph.D., P.E.; Homer H. Grant, M.S.; Ralph Keeney, Ph.D. (Information and Operations Management); Gerald Nadler, Ph.D., P.E.; Eberhardt Rechtin, Ph.D. (Electrical Engineering/Systems)

*Recipient of university-wide or school teaching award.

Honor Societies

Alpha Pi Mu
Alpha Pi Mu is the industrial engineering honor society. Qualifications for election are: juniors in the upper one-fourth of their class, seniors in the upper one-third of their class and graduate students recommended by the department chair. The advisor is Satish Bukkapatnam, Assistant Professor, (213) 740-9549.

Omega Rho
Omega Rho is the operations research honor society to recognize academic excellence in operations research and encourage study of operations research, management science and closely associated disciplines. Election is by nomination only during the spring semester. The advisor is Maged Dessouky, Associate Professor, (213) 740-4891.