Alumnus Lieutenant Colonel Greg Fortier takes Command

IEMS Distinguished Alumnus, Lieutenant Colonel Greg Fortier took over as the 45th Commander of the United States Naval Test Pilot School on October 18, 2013. IEMS instructor, Mark Calabrese, attended the ceremony as a guest at the Patuxent River Naval Air Station in Maryland.

LTC Fortier holds Bachelors of Science in Operations Research from the United States Military Academy and a Masters of Science in Industrial Engineering from the University of Central Florida.

Jaya Swami


Room: Eng. II 312-F
Phone: (407) 823-5021
Email: JSwami@ucf.edu


 Associate in Science, Computer Programming and Analysis Brevard Community College, Cocoa, FL May 1994

Professional Experience

Accountant Industrial Engineering Department UCF, Orlando, FL  September 2013 - Present

Utility Billing Accountant Facilities and Safety UCF, Orlando, FL November 2001- August 2011

Sylecia Groover

Undergraduate Program Assistant

Room: Eng. II 312-H
Phone: (407) 823-2250
Email: Sylecia.Groover@ucf.edu


  • Masters of Public Administration University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL 

  • Graduate Certificate, Non-Profit Management University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL (Expected Graduation: Fall 2016)

  • Bachelors of Professional Studies, Specialization: Administration Barry University, Orlando, FL

  • Associate of Arts Florida State College at Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL

Liz Stalvey

Coordinator, Administrative Services

Room: Eng. II 312-E
Phone: (407) 823-5759
Email: Liz.Stalvey@ucf.edu

Curriculum Vitae

Assistant to the Department Chair


Bachelor of Science, Accounting University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL December 2013

Associate of Arts in General Education Seminole Community College, Orlando, FL June 2010

Professional Experience

Coordinator, Academic Services Industrial Engineering Department UCF, Orlando, FL June 2011 - Present

Thomas O'Neal

Associate Professor and Associate VP for Research & Commercialization

Room: UTWR: 0204
Phone: (407) 882-1120
Email: oneal@ucf.edu

Curriculum Vitae
Personal Website


  • Ph.D. Industrial Engineering, University of Central Florida, 2005
  • Dissertation:  Assessing the Impact of University Technology Incubator Practices on Client Performance
  • M.B.A. Business Administration, University of Central Florida, 1996
  • M.S. Engineering Management, University of Central Florida, 1995
  • B.S. Electrical Engineering, University of South Florida, 1986

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