Harriet Nembhard to Lead Engineering School at Oregon State University

nembhardHarriet Nembhard was appointed the director of the School of Mechanical, Industrial, and Manufacturing Engineering at Oregon State University in Covallis. She will also serve as the Eric R. Smith Professor of Engineering at Oregon State.

Professor Nembhard was a professor of industrial engineering at Pennsylvania State University. This past academic year, Dr. Nembhard was interim chair of the Harold and Inge Marcus Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering at Penn State. She also served as the director of the Center for Healthcare Delivery Systems at the university.

Dr. Nembhard is the co-author of Healthcare Systems Engineering (Wiley, 2016). She holds master’s and doctoral degrees in industrial and operations engineering from the University of Michigan.

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