Paul J. Kauffmann is a professor in the Department of Engineering at East Carolina University. His industrial career included positions as Plant Manager and Engineering Director. Dr. Kauffmann received a BS degree in Electrical Engineering and MENG in Mechanical Engineering from Virginia Tech. He
received his Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering from Penn State and is a registered Professional Engineer in Virginia and North Carolina.
Joseph Wilck received his PhD from Pennsylvania State University in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, and a BS and MS from Virginia Tech in Industrial and Systems Engineering. Dr. Wilck is a registered Professional Engineer, former Vice President of Student Development for the Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE), current newsletter editor for ASEE's Engineering Economy Division, and an active member of INFORMS, INCOSE, TRB, IEEE, and ASEM. Dr. Wilck’s research has been sponsored by NSF, DOE, ORNL, NCDOT, and industrial partners. Dr. Wilck has held a faculty position at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. He is currently an Assistant Professor of Engineering at East Carolina University.
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