Dr. Karmel S. Shehadeh is an Assistant Professor at Lehigh University's Department of Industrial Systems and Engineering.

Karmel Shehadeh joined the ISE department as an Assistant Professor in August 2020. Previously, Professor Shehadeh was a Presidential and Dean Postdoctoral Fellow at Heinz College of Information Systems and Public Policy at Carnegie Mellon University. Professor Shehadeh is Heinz Dean Postdoctoral Emeritus. She holds a Ph.D. in Industrial and Operations Engineering from the University of Michigan, M.S. in Systems Science and Industrial Engineering from Binghamton University, and B.S.E in Biomedical Engineering from Jordan University of Science and Technology.

Professor Shehadeh's broad methodological research expertise and interests include optimization under uncertainty, (mixed) integer programming, and scheduling theory and algorithms development. Her primary application areas and expertise are in healthcare operations and analytics. She is also interested in operations research applications to facility location and transportation systems.

Professor Shehadeh is always looking for talented and enthusiastic students to work with and mentor. Professor Shehadeh is dedicating her career and accomplishments to every little dreamer in the world who has a dream so big and so exciting.

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


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

Areas of Research

Mathematical Optimization and Modeling, Optimization Under Uncertainty, Scheduling Theory and Algorithms, Mixed integer Programming, Healthcare Optimization and Analytics, Applied Optimization and OR