Teaching

Instructor

Industrial & Systems Engineering, University of Florida
ESI 6341: Introduction to Stochastic Optimization (coming in Spring 2018)
ESI 4523: Industrial Systems Simulation (coming in Fall 2018)

Industrial & Systems Engineering, Texas A&M University
ISEN 442: Organizational Systems (Spring 2017), Students: 72
ISEN 405: Facilities Design and Material Handling (Fall 2016), Students: 52
ISEN 411: Engineering Management Techniques (Spring 2016), Students: 80
ISEN 416: Facility Location, Layout, and Material Handling Systems (Fall 2015), Students: 37
ISEN 416: Facility Location, Layout, and Material Handling Systems (Spring 2013) Students: 43

Lab Instructor

Industrial & Systems Engineering, Texas A&M University
ISEN 416: Facility Location, Layout, and Material Handling Systems (Spring 2011, Fall 2011, Spring 2012, Fall 2012)

Teaching Assistant

Industrial & Systems Engineering, Texas A&M University
ISEN 420: Operations Research I (Summer 2011)
ISEN 620: Survey of Optimization (Fall 2010)

Guest Lecturer

Industrial & Systems Engineering, Texas A&M University
ISEN 609: Probability for Engineering Decisions (Spring 2011)
INFORMS Student Chapter Meeting at TAMU (March 5, 2010)

Workshops

Industrial & Systems Engineering, Texas A&M University
Stochastic Programming, Organizer (Summer 2016)
6 hrs/wk for 4 wks, 8 graduate students
Simulation Methods, Organizer and Lecturer (Summer 2015)
6 hrs/wk for 10 wks, 15 graduate students
Markov Decision Process, Organizer and Lecturer (Summer 2015)
6 hrs/wk for 10 wks, 8 graduate students

Mentor

Industrial & Systems Engineering, Texas A&M University
ISEN Ph.D. Program (Spring 2015-present)
Advise and guide 7 Ph.D. students under the supervision of Dr. Mark Lawley
ISEN 459: Senior Design Team Advisor (Fall 2016)
Team 1: MD Anderson Cancer Center Scheduling Project
Team 2: SAMC Inpatient Discharge Planning Project
Team 3: Veterans Health Administration POU Benchmarking Project
ISEN 459: Senior Design Team Advisor (Spring 2016)
Team 1: Writing Center Scheduling Project, Won 1st Place of 25 teams
Team 2: Veterans Health Administration ERP System Benchmarking Project

College of Engineering, University of Alabama 
GES 131: Foundations of Engineering Freshman Mentor (Fall 2007)


Michelle Alvarado, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Industrial and Systems Engineering
Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering
University of Florida

474 Weil Hall
P.O. Box 116595
Gainesville, FL 32611-6595
Office: 352-294-7731