Heather Keathley

Assistant Professor

Room: Engr. II Room 430
Phone: (407) 823-4745
Email: Heather.Keathley@ucf.edu

Curriculum Vitae

Heather Keathley has a background in systems and industrial engineering and received her BS in Systems Engineering from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock and MS in Industrial and Systems Engineering from Virginia Tech. She recently completed a dual doctoral degree with Grado Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Virginia Tech and the Department of Economics, Management, and Leadership at the Royal Military Academy in Belgium in 2016. Her research is in Management Systems Engineering with a focus on organizational change and transformation.

Pervian BSIE Knights visit UCF

12 Students, 2,820 Miles, One Amazing Moment

Last Saturday, 12 Peruvian engineering students visited UCF for the first time, for their commencement. In a first-of-its-kind international partnership between UCF and Universidad San Ignacio de Loyola in Lima, 5 women and 7 men became the program’s inaugural graduating class in industrial engineering, with all of the courses happening in their home country. #ChargeOn #UCFgrad

2016 Outstanding Alumni Awards

Dr. Hani Mohammad Aburas (Ph.D, 2002. MS, 1999) has served as the Mayor of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia since 2010. In 2015, he was awarded the title of Professor at King Abdul Aziz University in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

Mr. Kevin Cochie (MS, 2005. BS, 1994) currently serves as Vice President for Washington Operations and Special Programs, NAMMO, a global ammunition and rocket motor corporation from the Kingdom of Norway.

Ivan Garibay

Assistant Professor

Room: Engr. II Room 424
Phone: (407) 823-2204
Email: Ivan.Garibay@ucf.edu

Curriculum Vitae
Personal Website


Ph.D. – Computer Science, University of Central Florida, 2004

M.S. – Computer Science, University of Central Florida, 2000

P.E. - Electronic Engineering (Titulo Profesional), Ricardo Palma University, 1995

B.S. – Electronic Engineering Department, Ricardo Palma University, 1994

Areas of Specialty

Big Data, Data Analytics, Innovation, Simulation, and Agent-Based Models. 

UCF Places 1st & 3rd in National Sales Engineering Competition

April 2016 - Twelve UCF students competed in the second annual National Sales Engineering Competition at California Polytechnic State University. This unique weekend-long event allows participants to improve their sales skills in a comprehensive sales simulation and network with companies from a wide range of industries. In the competition, team members interacted with real industry sales professionals and faced a variety of scenarios in order to come up with the best solutions.

2016 IISE Annual Conference - UCF Undergraduates Present Papers in ISERC

May 21-24, 2016 - Two projects in Work Measurements and Design an IEMS undergraduate course resulted in the submission of two technical papers in the 2016 IISE Annual Conference and Expo’s Industrial Engineering Research Conference (ISERC) forum. Brian Strevens, Jennifer Sawicki and Gam Narapanya presented the papers at the conference during ISERC academic sessions.

2016 Alumni Awards Banquet

The true measure of a university's greatness can be found in the achievements of its alumni. The 2016 IEMS Alumni Awards honor outstanding alumni of the College of Engineering and Computer Science's Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Systems and celebrates the achievements of individuals whose professional accomplishments bring prestige to the department. Please join us for an evening of celebration with fellow alumni, friends and faculty honoring IEMS alumni achievements while expanding your professional network.


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