Lisa MillerDistinguished Teaching Professor, Director of Undergraduate Studies, Industrial and Systems Engineering
Minneapolis, MN 55455
Research & Teaching
Publications & Awards
B.S., Discrete Mathematics, Georgia Institute of Technology, 1998
Ph.D., Industrial and Systems Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2002
University of Minnesota: 2002-2006, 2013-present
Teaching Professor, Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, 2018-present
Associate Teaching Professor, Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, 2013-2018
Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, 2003-2006
Postdoctoral Associate, Institute for Mathematics and Its Applications, 2002-2003
Target Corporation: 2007-2012
Manager, Optimization and Business Intelligence 2009-2012
Institute for Industrial and Systems Engineers, Americal Society for Engineering Education, American Society for Quality
Lisa Miller is a Morse Alumni Distinguished Teaching Professor in the University of Minnesota’s Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering.
Prof. Miller earned her PhD from Georgia Tech in 2002. She began her career as an IMA postdoctoral associate at U of M, and then moved into an Assistant Professor position. In 2007, she began a six-year tenure as an optimization analyst and analytics manager at Target Corporation.
In 2013, she returned to the Department of ISyE as director of the Department’s newly launched undergraduate program. In this role, she advises and teaches over 200 students each year, establishes relationships with local companies to sponsor Senior Design projects, develops innovative curricular improvements, and collaborates with faculty across campus to improve the undergraduate offerings at U of M.
Teaching: I have taught several courses including:
Horace T. Morse - University of Minnesota Alumni Association Award for Outstanding Contributions to Undergraduate Education, 2019