Faculty and Staff Directory

Xin Chen,Ph.D.

Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Program
Production and Service Optimization, Knowledge Management, Network Theory and Complex Systems
Voice: (618) 650-2853

Fax: (618) 650-2555
E-mail: xchen@siue.edu

Sohyung Cho, Ph.D.

Professor and IE Program Director
Manufacturing Automation and Integration, Manufacturing System Control and Complexity Analysis, Biomanufacturing
Voice: (618) 650-2817

Fax: (618) 650-2555

Emmanuel S. Eneyo, Ph.D., P.E.

Integrated Production Systems, Methods Engineering and Work Measurement, Knowledge-Based Expert Systems/Data Mining Applications, Engineering Economic Analysis, Supply Chain Management
Voice: (618) 650-3185

Fax: (618) 650-2555

S. Cem Karacal, Ph.D.

Professor and Dean
Operations Research and Optimization, Quality Assurance, Computer Simulation Modeling and Analysis, Computer Integrated Manufacturing Systems
Voice: (618) 650-2

Fax: (618) 650-2555

Hoo Sang Ko, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Data Analytics and Statistical/Machine Learning for Intelligent Systems, Modeling and Control of Biomedical Systems, Collaborative Control of Manufacturing & Service Systems with IT/IoT
Voice: (618) 650-5962
Fax: (618) 650-2555
E-mail:  hko@siue.edu

H. Felix Lee, Ph.D.

Computer Simulation & Operations Research , CAD/CAM/CAE and Applications of 3D Modeling for Productivity Improvements, Design and Operation of Advanced Manufacturing Systems, Continuous Quality Improvements
Voice: (618) 650-2805

Fax: (618) 650-2555

Sinan Onal, Ph. D.

Assistant Professor
Medical Image Processing and its Applications, New Product Development and its Medical Applications, Machine Learning and Data Mining, Manufacturing and R&D strategy, Engineering Management and Leadership
Voice: (618) 650-5889

Fax: (618) 650-2555

Frederick T. Luhrs, M.S.I.E.

Adjunct Professor

Plant layout and facility design, Work design/ergonomics, Engineering economy, Strategic planning, Motivational/incentive systems Employee suggestion programs

Michael S. McCoy, Ph.D.

Adjunct Professor

Operations Research and Optimization, Stochastic Simulation of Discrete, Continuous and Combined Discrete/Continuous Processes, Optimal Control, Econometric Modeling, Statistical Modeling, Heuristic and Critical Path Scheduling, Human Factors Artificial Intelligence
E-mail: mimccoy@siue.edu

Hakan Butuner, Ph.D.

Adjunct Professor

Facilities Planning, Layout Design, Materials Handling, Storage Facilities Design, Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Productivity and Operations Improvement, Cellular Manufacturing, Lean Six Sigma, Operations and Production Management, Technology and Innovation Management. Strategic Planning, Strategic Entrepreneurship
E-mail: hbutune@siue.edu

Mr. Jesse L. Stevenson

Adjunct Professor

Lean Six Sigma, Quality and Process Improvement, ASQ Certified Six Sigma Black Belt, ASQ Certified Quality Improvement Associate, Illinois Performance Excellence Examiner (Illinois State Level for Baldrige)
E-mail: jesstev@siue.edu

Yildirim “Bill” Omurtag, Ph.D., P.E.

Adjunct Professor

Engineering Management Education & Practice, Engineering Design, Manufacturing Systems and Management.
E-mail: yomurta@siue.edu

Jeanie Umbaugh



Voice: (618) 650-5589
E-mail:   jumbaug@siue.edu