Industrial and Systems Engineering

  • Title: Professor
    Department / Research Program: Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering
    Email: coit@rci.rutgers.edu
    Phone: 848-445-2033
    Detailed Profile: http://www.rci.rutgers.edu/~coit/
    Research Areas: Electric power grid modeling and optimization; Electricity transmission and distribution reliability and maintainability.
    Energy Research Focus: Developed optimization models to improve the electric generation expansion planning to consider greenhouse gas emissions and the uncertainty associated with climate change. Developed reliability importance metrics and optimal transformer replacement policies for electricity transmission and distribution systems.
  • Title: Assistant Professor
    Department / Research Program: Rutgers Business School – Department of Supply Chain Management
    Email: mrodgers@business.rutgers.edu
    Phone: 973-353-1287 (office) | 732-570-1653 (cell)
    Detailed Profile: https://markrodgersphd.com/
    Research Areas: Energy Policy and Economics, Energy Resource Management, Risk and portfolio Analysis, Power systems planning, Generation expansion planning, Human health externalities, Intermittency of renewables, Power grid disruption and resilience
    Energy Research Focus: Applying operations research models to determine the best investment strategy to expand the electric power grid that minimizes total societal costs including market cost and health damages. I also apply similar models to study how to expand capacity to mitigate disruption and intermittency of renewable sources.
  • Title: Assistant Professor
    Department / Research Program: Industrial and Systems Engineering
    Email: honggang.w@rutgers.edu
    Phone: 848-445-5469
    Detailed Profile: http://ise.rutgers.edu/honggang-wang
    Research Areas: Wind, Carbon Geologic Storage, Geothermal, Petroleum Oil/Gas, Smart Grid
    Energy Research Focus: Stochastic simulation and optimization for petroleum oil/gas field development and management, numerical simulation for geothermal production from depleted fractured oil/gas fields, optimal development of carbon geologic sequestration, data-driven analysis and decision making for energy/environmental systems.