IMSE has been very fortunate to attract another new faculty member to our team this fall. Dr. Zhou earned her doctorate degree and masters degree in Industrial and Systems Engineering from The State University of New York in Buffalo, New York. She also earned a masters degree in Business Administration from La Sierra university in Riverside, California, and a bachelors in Mechanical and Electronic Engineering from the Beijing Institute of Technology in Beijing, China. Her research focus in in healthcare engineering where she looked at studying infectious disease transmission using a Agent-Based Simulation Modeling approach. Dr. Zhou has also worked in health data analytics with a focus on quality improvement and patient care.