ISyE School Chair Reappointed for Five-Year Term

January 21, 2020

H. Milton and Carolyn J. Stewart School Chair and Professor H. Edwin Romeijn has been reappointed to a five-year term in the H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISyE).

The reappointment follows a five-year performance review as required by the Georgia Tech Faculty Handbook. The review committee, chaired by Vigor Yang, professor and former aerospace engineering school chair, conducted a thorough assessment complemented by feedback from the School and community including faculty, staff, and students; the ISyE Advisory Board; and other colleagues.

“I am pleased to announce the reappointment of Edwin Romeijn as the ISyE school chair,” said Steve McLaughlin, dean of the College of Engineering. “During his tenure, the School has accomplished some significant milestones including offering an online master’s degree in analytics as well as maintaining its preeminence as the No. 1 industrial engineering program in the country, a position the School has had for more than 20 years.”

“Serving as the H. Milton and Carolyn J. Stewart Chair of ISyE for the past five years has been a great privilege, and I am looking forward to remaining in this role,” Romeijn commented. “I will continue to work closely with faculty, students, alumni, and staff to ensure ISyE remains the top-ranked program of its kind, attracts the best and brightest students, produces top-tier graduates, and leads the way for researchers in our field. I am proud to be part of this community and am excited to see what the future holds.”

The review committee from ISyE comprised the following:

Christos Alexopoulos, professor

Hayriye Ayhan, professor

Santanu Dey, A. Russell Chandler III Professor

Xiaoming Huo, A. Russell Chandler III Professor

George Nemhauser, A. Russell Chandler III Chair and Institute Professor

Enlu Zhou, associate professor

The reappointment was effective January 1 and runs through December 31, 2024.