Elizabeth A. Gentry

Assistant Professor, Industrial Engineering; Director, Master of Engineering Management Online Program


Elizabeth A. Gentry, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor of Industrial Engineering and Director of the Master of Engineering in Engineering Management Online Program at the University of Louisville.  Her research emphasis lies in decision analysis, healthcare process improvement, and engineering education.  She was awarded a B.S., M.Eng, and Ph.D. all in Industrial Engineering, from the University of Louisville, J.B. Speed School of Engineering.  Her doctoral work focused on the decision analysis area of problem structuring where she created a hybrid decision-making method for generating quality objectives.  Dr. Gentry is a member of the Institute of Industrial Engineers, Society for Health Systems, Society of Women Engineers, and Alpha Pi Mu.  She serves as chair for the Society for Health Systems Young Professionals and Marketing Leadership for the Institute of Industrial Engineers Young Professionals.

Teaching Interests

  • Decision Analysis
  • Probability and Statistics I and II
  • Healthcare Systems Engineering
  • Design of Experiments

Research Interests

  • Decision Analysis
  • Healthcare Process Improvement
  • Engineering Education