3rd Annual Alumni Awards Banquet

The Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Systems has the great pleasure to invite you to the 3rd Annual IEMS Alumni Awards Banquet. Spend the evening with your friends; reconnect with former classmates and professors and honor alumni achievements. Expand your professional network, have inspiring discussions or simply remember old times while enjoying a fabulous dinner. The dress code is semi-formal.

We'd love for you to attend!!

Steve Scheinert

Assistant Research Professor

Room: Eng. II, Room 315B
Phone: (407) 823-2204
Email: Steven.Scheinert@ucf.edu

Curriculum Vitae


  • Postdoctoral Research – University of Vermont, 2012-2016: Agent-Based Modeling of complex networks that make and implement public policy
  • PhD – Public and International Affairs, Graduate School for Public and International Affairs, University of Pittsburgh, 2012
  • Masters of Public Policy (MPP) – College of William & Mary, 2006
  • BA – International Relations, College of William & Mary, 2004

Research Interest

  • Computational Social Science, Social and Organizational Network Analysis
  • Adapt

$6.2 Million DARPA Grant Awarded to Dr. Ivan Garibay

DARPA awarded $6.2 million to a team led by UCF Industrial Engineering and Management Systems Assistant Professor Ivan Garibay, director of UCF’s Complex Adaptive Systems Laboratory. It’s part of a new SocialSim program from DARPA that’s been in the works for more than a year. The researchers are tasked with developing accurate and scalable simulations to provide DARPA with a better understanding of online social behavior and its evolution.

Claudia Sardon

Program Assistant

Room: ENG2 312G
Phone: (407) 823-1387
Email: Claudia.Sardon@ucf.edu

Curriculum Vitae


Bachelor of Science, Telecommunication, Spanish minor, University of Florida, Orlando, FL May 2009


Professional Experience

Program Assistant, UCF IEMS Department, Orlando, FL August 2017 - Present

ESL Instructor, Berlitz Language Center, Orlando, FL December 2016 – August 2017

Sales Consultant, Whole Foods Market, Winter Park, FL November 2012 - December 2016

Witness Coordinator, Office of Public Defender, Orlando, FL September 2010 – April 2011


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