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Isabelina Nahmens

Associate Professor
Mechanical & Industrial Engineering
Louisiana State University
United States of America

Biography

"Dr. Isabelina Nahmens is currently working as a Associate Professor in the Department of Department of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering , Louisiana State University , USA. Her research interests includes Quality Management- Quality Assurance, Control, Analysis, Planning and Improvement, Quality and Performance Improvement- Lean, Six Sigma, Engineering and Project Management- Leadership, Strategic Planning, Quality Philosophies. she is serving as an editorial member and reviewer of several international reputed journals. Dr. Isabelina Nahmens is the member of many international affiliations. She has successfully completed his Administrative responsibilities. she has authored of many research articles/books related to Quality Management- Quality Assurance, Control, Analysis, Planning and Improvement, Quality and Performance Improvement- Lean, Six Sigma, Engineering and Project Management- Leadership, Strategic Planning, Quality Philosophies. "

Research Interest

My research interests and efforts are centered in Process Improvement Theory and its application in the fields of healthcare and construction. In healthcare, introducing modern strategies for quality management, and performance and process improvement at different levels (e.g. hospitals to state agencies), to ensure quality of healthcare delivery, improved health outcomes and patient safety. In construction, exploring and introducing advanced homebuilding production technologies into industry and improving homes’ energy performance. This has led to sponsorships from the department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Department of Energy (DOE), Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH), W.M. Keck Foundation and private industries. I am a certified Master Black Belt and an active member of the Institute of Industrial and System Engineering (IISE), and Society for Health Systems (SHS).

Publications

  • Srinivasan, Siddarth & Hughes Ikuma, Laura & Shakouri, Mahmoud & Nahmens, Isabelina & Harvey, Craig. (2016). 5S impact on safety climate of manufacturing workers. Journal of Manufacturing Technology Management.

  • Joukar, Alireza & Nahmens, Isabelina & Harvey, Craig. (2016). An AHP-Based Selection Model for Ranking Potential Strategies for Managing Construction’s Cost Volatilities. 616-626.

  • Joukar, Alireza & Nahmens, Isabelina. (2016). Estimation of the Escalation Factor in Construction Projects Using Value at Risk. 2351-2359.

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