Swann Named IISE Council Chair

Department head Julie Swann will be the 2022 Chair of the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE) Council of Industrial Engineering Academic Department Heads (CIEADH). Her election shows the dedication and commitment Swann has led to improving the industrial engineering field. 

Beginning at the May 2021 IISE meeting, Swann will be the CIEADH Chair-elect for one year, where she will serve under this year’s CIEADH Chair, Sunderesh S. Heragu from Oklahoma State. After serving as the chair in 2022, Swann will be recognized as the Immediate past chair during her third year, starting in 2023.

What is CIEADH

CIEADH is composed of the leaders of industrial engineering programs nationwide. As a part of the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers, CIEADH works to encourage interest in the industrial engineering field. They also discuss ways to improve industrial engineering education, curriculum, accreditation, student activities, research and faculty development.