Dr. Jason Saleem

Co-Director of CHSE
Assoc Professor, Industrial Engineering

Jason J. Saleem is an Associate Professor with the Department of Industrial Engineering at the J.B. Speed School of Engineering at the University of Louisville.  He is also a Co-Director of the Center for Human Systems Engineering (CHSE).  Dr. Saleem received his Ph.D. from the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Virginia Tech in 2003, specializing in human factors engineering and ergonomics.  Prior to joining the University of Louisville in 2015, Dr. Saleem spent several years with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) as a research investigator.  He is a former VA Research Career Development Awardee.  Dr. Saleem’s research interests focus on the integration of human factors engineering with the development of clinical information systems (CIS).  His research involves innovation for next-generation electronic health records (EHRs) and health information technology (HIT) to support higher quality care and safety.  His research also focuses on provider-patient interaction with respect to exam room computing, as well as virtual care tools and applications.


  • Ph.D. in Industrial & Systems Engr, Virginia Tech University, 2003
  • M.S. in Industrial & Systems Engr, Virginia Tech University, 1999
  • B.S. in Industrial Engineering, University of Pittsburgh, 1997

Dr. Faisal Aqlan

Co-Director of CHSE
Associate Professor of Industrial Engineering

Dr. Faisal Aqlan is an Associate Professor of Industrial Engineering and Director of the Master of Engineering in Engineering Management programs at The University of Louisville. He is Co-director of The University of Louisville’s EDA Center for Organizational Readiness towards Enterprise 4.0 and Co-director of Center for Human Systems Engineering (CHSE). Aqlan received his Ph.D. in Industrial and Systems Engineering from Binghamton University in 2013. Prior to joining The University of Louisville, Aqlan worked at Penn State University, University of New Haven, IBM Corporation, and Innovation Associates Company. He is a senior member of the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE) where he currently serves as IISE Vice President of Student Development and holds a seat on IISE Board of Trustees. He is also a member of the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) and serves on the board of ASEE Manufacturing Division. He has received numerous teaching, research, and innovation excellence awards and was named 40 Under 40 by Erie Reader in 2019. Aqlan’s research interests are in system simulation and automation, process improvement, engineering education, and sensor-based virtual reality for manufacturing and healthcare applications. His research is funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF), Economic Development Administration (EDA), and local industry.


  • Ph.D. in Industrial/Systems Engineering, SUNY Binghamton, 2013
  • M.S. in Industrial Engineering, Jordan Univ Science/Tech, 2010
  • B.S. in Engineering Management, Jordan Univ Science/Tech, 2007

Dr. Luis Segura

CHSE Faculty
Assistant Professor of Industrial Engineering

Dr. Luis J. Segura S. is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Industrial Engineering at the University of Louisville. He received a Ph.D. degree in Industrial and Systems Engineering from University at Buffalo in 2021. He also received a B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from Universidad de las Fuerzas Armadas-ESPE, Ecuador, in 2007; a M.Sc. in Manufacturing Systems from Southern Illinois University Carbondale, USA, as 2010 Fulbright Scholar. In 2013, he worked in the automotive systems design program at the Technical University of Eindhoven (TUe), Netherlands. From 2014 to 2018, he was a faculty member of the Mechanical Engineering Department at ESPE. His research interests lie in the integration of physics-based and data-driven models to optimize processes and product quality in advanced manufacturing. He received a NSF travel award for the MSEC 2019 and 2021, Fulbright Scholarship in 2010, first place UB ISE 2020 poster competition, honorable mention UB ISE researcher of the year in 2020, and a presidential fellowship. His teaching interest include statistical quality control, data analytics, and manufacturing systems. He is member of INFORMS, IIE, and ASME.