P.C. Rossin College of
Engineering and Applied Science

Department Leadership

Luis Nunes Vicente

Luis Nunes Vicente | Department Chair

Dr. Luis Nunes Vicente joined Lehigh University as ISE Department Chair in August 2018 as the Timothy J. Wilmott '80 Endowed Faculty Professor. He obtained his Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics from Rice University in 1996. His research interests include Continuous Optimization, Computational Science and Engineering, and Machine Learning and Data Science.

George R. Wilson

George R. Wilson | Associate Chair

Dr. Wilson teaches courses in production control, operations research, stochastic processes, scheduling, and dynamic programming. His research interests are applied stochastic processes, optimization, production planning and control, modeling and analysis of logistic systems. Dr. Wilson has been a member of the faculty since 1978.

Frank E. Curtis

Frank E. Curtis | Director of Graduate Studies

Dr. Curtis is the Director of ISE's Graduate Programs. His research interests revolve around the area of large-scale mathematical optimization and its applications, which lies at the intersection between applied mathematics, scientific computing, and operations research. He obtained his Ph.D. from Northwestern University in Industrial Engineering in 2007. Dr. Curtis joined the faculty in 2009.

Department Staff

Kathy Rambo | Department Coordinator

Kathy is the ISE Department Coordinator. She is responsible for the coordination of undergraduate programs, as well as general ISE office management and providing assistance to the Department Chair.

Ana Quiroz | Graduate Student Coordinator

Ana is the ISE Graduate Student Coordinator. She is responsible for coordinating graduate admissions and providing support to graduate students. 

Ed Force | Engineering Technician

Ed is responsible for the maintenance of the facilities in Mohler Laboratory. 

Alison O'Connell | Communications Specialist

Alison is responsible for department events and meetings, content creation, website maintenance, social media and communications, fundraising and alumni engagement, and recruiting/job placement.

Linda Wismer | Healthcare Systems Engineering Coordinator

Linda is the program coordinator for the Healthcare Systems Engineering Program, which is provided through the ISE Department.