Dr. Yuan-Han Huang is an assistant professor of Industrial Engineering at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College. Dr. Huang received the B.S. in Industrial Engineering from I-Shou University, Taiwan; the M.B.A. in Industrial Management from the Nation Taiwan University Science and Technology, Taiwan; and the M.S. in Industrial and Systems Engineering from the State University of New York (SUNY), Buffalo. In 2013, Dr. Huang received his Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering with a concentration in Human Factors Engineering from Clemson University.
Dr. Huang joined Penn State Behrend in August, 2013. Prior to the employment at the Penn State Behrend, he was a graduate research assistant and teaching assistant at Clemson University. Dr. Huang was the recipient of the student-voted Teaching Assistant of the Year Award in 2012. His research interest focuses on investigating the evolution of medical professionals’ workflow under various healthcare settings.
Dr. Huang is a member of the Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE) since 2009, and a member of Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES) since 2008.
Courses for Fall 2013
IE 322- Probabilistic Models in Industrial Engineering
IE 327- Introduction to Work Design
Dr. Huang’s research focuses on improving the quality of care in the healthcare community and on supporting the long-term sustainability of clinical practice evolution. The ultimate goal of the healthcare research concentrations is to develop a series of state-of-the-art healthcare evaluation methods and tool kits. To achieve this goal, Dr. Huang investigates the evolution of workflows in the inpatient, outpatient, and long-term healthcare settings based on the usage of new technology and communication strategies.
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