Faculty

Nagen Nagarur

Nager Nagarur

Professor and Department Chair
Assistant Director for Supply Chain Management, Logistics and Manufacturing System, Watson Institute for Systems Excellence

Education:

PhD, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech), 1988

Research Interests:

Reliability of micro-electronic components, quality control, supply chain modeling

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Peter Borgesen

Peter


Professor
Director, Center for Advanced Microelectronics Manufacturing

Education:

PhD, Physics, University of Aarhus, Denmark, 1982

Research Interests:

Electronics packaging, solar power, manufacturing processes and reliability, mechanism based assessment of 'life in service', interpretation of imprecise and/or incomplete data, cross disciplinary research

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Chun-An Chou

Chun-An Chou

Assistant Professor

Education:

PhD, Rutgers University, 2011

MS, Columbia University, 2007

Research Interests:

Mathematical optimization modeling and computation for complex and large-scale data mining problems in medical decision making, computational biology, and engineering systems management.

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Sung Hoon Chung

Sung Hoon Chung

Assistant Professor

Education:

PhD, The Pennsylvania State University, 2011

Research Interests:

Healthcare operations management, supply chain management, mathematical optimization, computational game theory

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 C. Robert Emerson

Dr. Robert Emerson

Professor - Bartle

Education:

PhD, Purdue University, 1970

Research Interests:

Computer integrated manufacturing, quality assurance, decision support systems, manufacturing metrics

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Christopher Greene

Christopher Greene

Assistant Professor

Education:

PhD, Binghamton University, 2001

Research Interests:

Manufacturing Systems Techniques, Quality Systems, Six Sigma, Lean, Supply Chain Management, Artificial Intelligence, Advanced Manufacturing (3D Printing), Design of Experiments, Statistical Analysis, Electronics Packaging

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Mohammad T. Khasawneh

Mohammad T. Khasawneh

Professor
Assistant Director for Health Systems, Watson Institute for Systems Excellence
Graduate Director of Industrial and Systems Engineering
Director, Healthcare Systems Engineering Center
Director, Human Factors and Ergonomics Laboratory
Graduate Program Director, Executive Master of Science in Health Systems

Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching (2010-2011)

Education:

PhD, Clemson University, 2003

Research Interests:

Healthcare delivery systems, Human factors engineering/ergonomics, Digital human modeling in manufacturing and healthcare

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Thomas Koon

Thomas Koon

Lecturer and Instructor

Education:

MS (IE), Binghamton University, 1995

Research Interests:

Industrial automation, industrial manufacturing

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Sarah Lam

Sarah Lam

Associate Professor
Associate Dean of the Graduate School
Assistant Director for Systems Analysis and Modeling, Watson Institute for Systems Excellence

Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching (2012-2013)

Education:

PhD, University of Pittsburgh, 1999

Research Interests:

Stochastic simulation, neural networks, data mining, evolutionary optimization, decision support systems

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Harold W. Lewis III

Harold W. Lewis III

Associate Professor
Graduate Director of Systems Science

Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching (2014)

Education:

PhD, Binghamton University, 1995

Research Interests:

Intelligent systems, fuzzy control, soft computing

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Huiyang Li

Huiyang Li Image

Assistant Professor

Education:

PhD, University of Michigan, 2013

Research Interests:

Human factors and cognitive ergonomics, cognitive systems engineering, human-computer interaction, healthcare delivery systems, health informatics, human-robot interaction, human-automation interaction

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Susan Lu

Susan Lu

Associate Professor

Education:

PhD, Texas Tech University, 1999

Research Interests:

Reliability, Statistical Process Control, Information Technology, Computer Integrated Manufacturing

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Mark D. Poliks

Mark D. Poliks photo

Professor, Systems Science and Industrial Engineering
Technical Director, S3IP-Center for Advanced Microelectronics Manufacturing (CAMM)
Undergraduate Director of Industrial & Systems Engineering

Education:

PhD, University of Connecticut, 1987
MS, University of Connecticut, 1984
BS & MS, University of Massachusetts, 1983

Research Interests:

Systems integration, electronics packaging, flexible electronics, roll-to-roll processing and additive manufacturing

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Prahalad Rao

Prahalad Rao photo

Assistant Professor

Education:

PhD, Oklahoma State University, 2013

Research Interests:

Sensing and dynamics of ultra-precision, non-traditional, and additive manufacturing processes, sensor-based process quality monitoring and predictive modeling, ultra-precision surface morphology and dimensional integrity quantification, and sensor networks and digital data acquisition 

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Nasim Sabounchi

Nasim Sabounchi

Assistant Professor

Education:

PhD, Virginia Tech, 2012

Research Interests:

System Dynamics Modeling, Systems Engineering, Quality, Productivity and Performance Management

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Daryl Santos

Dr. Santos

Professor
Director of Integrated Electronics Engineering Center (IEEC)
Manager of Electronics Assembly Lab 
Vice Provost for Diversity

Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Scholarship and Creative Activities (2011)
Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching (2005)

Education:

PhD, University of Houston, 1993
MS, University of Houston, 1990
BS, Cornell University, 1987

Research Interests:

Production scheduling and control, engineering optimization, CIM, engineering management, electronics packaging

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Krishnaswami Srihari

 Hari S

Distinguished Professor and Dean
Director of Watson Institute for Systems Excellence (WISE)

Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE) Fellow Award (2014)
Michael P. Malone International Leadership Award Recipient (2014)

Education:

PhD, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech), 1988
MS, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech), 1985

Research Interests:

Electronics Packaging and Electronics Manufacturing; Health Care Delivery; Health Systems 

Has obtained over $ 30 million in external research funding while at Binghamton.

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Sang Won Yoon

Sangwon

Assistant Professor

Education:

PhD, Purdue University, 2009

Research Interests:

Integrated production and service systems, healthcare systems engineering, decentralized decision modeling, collaborative control theory, enterprise collaboration and coordination

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Bahgat Sammakia 

 Sammakia

Professor, Mechanical Engineering (Joint Title with SSIE Department)
Director, Integrated Electronics Engineering Center (IEEC)

Education:

BS, University of Alexandria
MS, PhD, State University of New York, Buffalo

Research Interests:

Heat Transfer, Electronics Packaging

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Hiroki Sayama

Sayama

Associate Professor, Bioengineering (Joint Title with SSIE Department)
Director, Collective Dynamics of Complex Systems Research Group
Affiliate, New England Complex Systems Institute

Education:

DSc, University of Tokyo, 1999
MSc, University of Tokyo, 1996

Research Interests:

Complex dynamical networks, collective behaviors, social systems modeling, artificial life/chemistry, mathematical biology, computer and information sciences.

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Adjunct Lecturers

 

Ray Barnes, Multi-Systems Programmer/Analyst at St. Elizabeth's Medical Center

   

Doug Elias, Adjunct Professor of Systems Science & Industrial Engineering

 

Stephen Felter, Lockheed Martin Fellow

 

James Henenlotter, Operations Program Manager at BAE Systems

 

Rachel Hinton, Assistant Professor of Computer Science at SUNY Broome Community College

 

Ken Martin, Process Development Engineer at Dupont Company

 

Srikanth Poranki, Director of Performance Improvement at UHS


Faculty Emeritus

Don Gause

Don Gause

Professor Emeritus

Education:

MS, Mathematics, Michigan State University, 1957
BS, Physics/Mathematics, Michigan State University, 1956

Research Interests:

Management of design risk; the elicitation, analysis and definition of multi-level system requirements; and functional specifications enhanced with pragmatic applications of innovation, creativity, problem solving, and biomemetics

Curriculum Vitae (.pdf,75kb)

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George Klir

George Klir

Distinguished Professor Emeritus

Education:

PhD, Computer Science, Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences, Prague, Czechoslovakia, 1964
MS, Electrical Engineering, Czech Technical University, Prague, Czechoslovakia, 1957

Research Interests:

Intelligent systems, fuzzy logic, fuzzy measure theory, information theory, systems modeling, general systems methodology

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Howard Pattee

Howard Pattee

Professor Emeritus

Education:

PhD, Stanford University, 1953

Research Interests:

Theoretical biology, evolutionary models of complex systems and linguistic control of dynamic systems

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Eileen Way

Way

Associate Professor  Emeritus

Education:

PhD, Binghamton University, 1988
MS, Binghamton University, 1983

Research Interests:

Cognitive information sciences, virtual manufacturing


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Staff

Tamara (Tammy) Lindow

TLindow

Secretary

Email:  tlindow@binghamton.edu

Phone: 607-777-6510 | Fax: 1-607-777-4094



Erin Hornbeck

Hornbeck 

Assistant to the Chair

Email: hornbeck@binghamton.edu

Phone: 607-777-6511 | Fax: 1-607-777-4094

Last Updated: 11/7/14