Assistant Professor
Harold S. Mohler Laboratory
200 West Packer Avenue
Bethlehem, PA 18015-1582
Karmel Shehadeh

Areas of Research

Scheduling Theory
Algorithm Development
Stochastic Optimization
Integer Programming


Karmel S. Shehadeh is an assistant professor with Lehigh University's department of Industrial Systems and Engineering.

Shehadeh was a Presidential Postdoctoral Fellow at Heinz College of Information Systems and Public Policy at Carnegie Mellon University, working with Prof. Rema Padman. Her primary research interests lie in scheduling theory and algorithms, stochastic optimization, and (mixed) integer programming with applications to healthcare operations.

She holds a doctoral degree in Industrial and Operations Engineering from the University of Michigan under the advising of Professor Amy Cohn and Professor Ruiwei Jiang, a master's degree in Systems Science and Industrial Engineering from Binghamton University, and a B.S. degree in Biomedical Engineering from Jordan University of Science and Technology.


Ph.D., Industrial and Operations Engineering (IOE), University of Michigan, 2019
M.S., Industrial and Systems Engineering, Health Systems, Binghamton University, 2014
B.S.E, Biomedical Engineering, Jordan University of Science and Technology, 2013