Workroom floor of manufacturing center

Professor Wilkistar Otieno leads the Industrial & Manufacturing Engineering department whose faculty engaged in leading-edge research in areas such as:

  • Automation of manufacturing systems
  • Data analytics
  • Ergonomics
  • Lean manufacturing
  • Logistics
  • Material handling & distribution
  • Occupational biomechanics
  • Real-time resource management
  • Six Sigma
  • Systems design modeling
Industry Advisory Board Members
  • Larry Dux, Director, Patient Care Informatics & Process Improvement, Froedert & Medical College of Wisconsin
  • Gina Dundun, Global Supply Chain Manager, GE Healthcare
  • Scot Siebers, Continuous Improvement Manager, Kennal Lighting
  • Michael Cook, Director of Global Academic Partnerships, Rockwell Automation
  • Aderiano da Silva, Principal Engineer, Rockwell Automation
  • Chaucey Chandler, Business Manager, Rockwell Automation
  • Robert Beltrame, Plant Manager, Magnetek, Inc.
  • Diane Kargol, Manager, FedEx Ground
  • Mark Janociak, Engineer, FedEx SmartPost
  • Ryan Hahn, Product Owner, FedEx Ground
  • Thomas Gleason, Senior Manager, Hub & Outbound Systems, FedEx
  • Jodi Hendricks, ERP Implementation Analyst, Charter Manufacturing
  • Dennis Oates, Chief Logistics Officer, Amazon
  • Mike Lasch, Director of Aftermarket & Service, Unico Inc.
  • Samih Omari, Full-Time Instructor, Milwaukee Area Technical College
  • John Spitz, Industrialization Project Engineer, Andis Company
  • Wilkistar Otieno, Associate Professor, Department Chair, Industrial Engineering, UWM College of Engineering & Applied Science
  • Matt Petering, Associate Professor, Industrial Engineering, UWM College of Engineering & Applied Science
  • Jaejin Jang, Associate Professor, Industrial Engineering, UWM College of Engineering & Applied Science
  • Hamid Seifoddini, Associate PrAssociate Professor, Industrial Engineering, UWM College of Engineering & Applied Science
  • Kyle Crum, Manager, Advanced Technology Laboratory, Rockwell Automation
Contact

Contact Info: ceas-ime@uwm.edu

Street Address
College of Engineering & Applied Science
3200 North Cramer Street
Milwaukee, WI 53211

Mailing Address
College of Engineering & Applied Science
P.O. Box 784
Milwaukee, WI 53201-0784

Faculty

Jaejin Jang
  • Associate Professor, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
Khan, Iftekharuddin
  • Instructor and Lab Manager, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
  • Lab Manager
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  • Associate Professor, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
  • Department Chair, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
  • Co-Director (Co-PI), UWM Industrial Assessment Center
  • Director, NSF/S-STEM: Preparing Engineers Computer Scientists
Matthew Petering
  • Associate Professor, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
Dean Brett Peters
  • Dean, Engineering & Applied Science Office of the Dean
Hamid Seifoddini
  • Associate Professor, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering