Susan Albin is Professor in Industrial and Systems Engineering at Rutgers State University. Her areas of research are quality engineering, process monitoring, data mining and stochastic modeling. Her work has been applied in areas including medical device manufacturing, semiconductor manufacturing, food processing, advanced display technology, and plastics recycling. Prof. Albin's research has been supported by NSF, FAA, DOD, the Council for Solid Waste Solutions, and industrial partners. Prof. Albin received her D.Eng.Sc in Operations Research from Columbia University and her MS and BS in Industrial Engineering from NYU. Prof. Albin was the 2010 President of INFORMS and the founding Chair of the Advisory Council of the INFORMS section on Quality, Statistics, and Reliability. Prof. Albin is the Editor-in-Chief of IIE Transactions. She has served as graduate director, was a visiting professor at Peninsula Technikon in South Africa, and has been a keynote speaker at conferences in China and Brazil. She is the recipient of the Excellence in Teaching Award, Rutgers School of Engineering,and the Exxon Education Foundation Award. She is a Fellow of IIE, the Institute of Industrial Engineers.