Advisory Board

Principal Investigator

Iris V. Rivero, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering
Iowa State University



Lana J. Rucks, Ph.D.
Principal Consultant, The Rucks Group, LLC


Advisory Board

Jian Cao, Ph.D.
Associate Vice President for Research
Cardiss Collins Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Northwestern University
Experience: Program Director of in Federal Agency, Research Laboratory Director, and Administrator.

Viviana Cesani Vázquez, Ph.D.
Department Chair
Professor, Industrial Engineering
University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez
Experience: Administrator in HIS.

Erick C. Jones, PhD., P.E.
Program Director
National Science Foundation
Division of Graduate Education
Experience: Program Director in a Federal Agency, Engineering Education.

LaShanda Korley, Ph.D.
Climo Associate Professor
Macromolecular Science and Engineering
Case Western Reserve University
Experience: Research Laboratory Director.

Louis Martin-Vega, Ph.D.
Dean of Engineering
Professor, Industrial Engineering
North Carolina State University
Experience: Administrator, Faculty Development Leadership, Engineering Education.

Marlene Tromp, Ph.D.
Campus Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor
Professor, Literature
University of California Santa Cruz
Experience: Woman and Genders Studies, Administrator, Multidisciplinary Research.

NSF – Advanced Manufacturing Workshop: Preparing the Next Generation of Researchers

October 16th to 18th, 2017
Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa