Past Events

COVID-19 and the Responses of MIF to Current Challenges: A Virtual Town Hall Discussion

June 30, 2020

Agenda:

  • Introduction
  • Overview of challenges faced by minority groups in Academia during the COVID 19 pandemic (Dr. Guan Saw)
  • Overview of job market for current graduates (Taryn Lewis - Director of Education & Industry Programs, INFORMS)
  • Panel discussion
  • Questions and Answers

Panelists:

  • Dr. Julie Ivy, Professor, Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, North Carolina State University
  • Taryn Lewis, Director of Education & Industry Programs, INFORMS
  • Dr. Maria Mayorga, Professor, Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, North Carolina State University
  • Dr. Lewis Ntaimo, Interim Department Head and Professor, Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Texas A&M University
  • Dr. Guan Saw, Assistant Professor, Department of Educational Psychology, University of Texas at San Antonio

Moderators:

  • Dr. Ruben Proano, Associate Professor, Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Rochester Institute of Technology, MIF President
  • Dr. Eduardo Pérez, Associate Professor, Ingram School of Engineering, Texas State University, MIF Vice President