Dr. Maria Mayorga elected to board position
- April 22, 2010
Dr. Maria Mayorga, assistant professor in industrial engineering, has been elected to the Institute of Industrial Engineering (IIE) Operations Research (OR) Division Board of directors for the 2010-2011 term. Members of the IIE Operations Research community apply mathematics and sophisticated computer programs to solve engineering problems. The election to the board of directors is a great honor for Dr. Mayorga.
After earning her Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research from the University of California at Berkeley in 2006, Dr. Mayorga joined the faculty in the Department of Industrial Engineering at Clemson University. Her recent research focuses on obesity and diabetes and how they affect women of childbearing ages. Dr. Mayorga won a three year monetary award from the National Institute of Health to conduct this research.