Lewis Ntaimo is Professor and Head, and Sugar and Mike Barnes Department Head Chair of Industrial and Systems Engineering, at Texas A\&M University. He received his Ph.D. in Systems and Industrial Engineering(2004), M.S. in Mining and Geological Engineering (2000), and B.S. in Mining Engineering (1998), all from the University of Arizona. He received his Engineer-In-Training (EIT) certification (07760) for the State of Arizona in June 1999. His research interests are in stochastic programming, systems modeling and engineering processes, and modeling and simulation. Applications of interest include healthcare, wildfire management, and renewable energy. Ntaimo is associate editor of several journals, including INFORMS Journal on Computing, IISE Transactions, and he is on the editorial board of the Journal of Global Optimization..