Dr. Karen M. Bursic

Dr. Bursic is Professor and Undergraduate Program Director for the Department of Industrial Engineering (IE). She was instrumental in developing the International Requirement for IE, a first of its kind, which aims to have every graduate have a study abroad experience during their undergraduate career. She has over 30 years of experience in industry and academia, with a research focus on Engineering Education and numerous publications in this area. She has traveled to Germany, Turkey, Italy, and Cyprus to enhance her understanding of international education. Dr. Bursic teaches courses in engineering economics and engineering management in the IE program.