Welcoming Dr. Pujol to Purdue IE
"Dr. Pujol brings an impressive collection of skills, peppered with strong academic, research, and defense sector experience, and a clear passion for teaching," says Dr. Abhi Deshmukh, the James J. Solberg Head and Tompkins Chair of Systems, School of Industrial Engineering.
Toyya has studied at MIT, Northeastern, and Georgia Tech. Dr. Pujol has also spent time as a visiting scholar at Harvard Medical School, working with Dr. Sherri Rose on causal Inference and machine learning. Notably, she put her industrial engineering skills to use in data science as well as cost-estimating for the US Air Force while pursuing her higher education.
"Hiring Toyya adds a new dimension to our data analytics research portfolio. We look forward to supporting her work as her career unfolds," says Dr. Deshmukh. "We are looking forward to significant hiring in the coming year. Despite a challenging year, the Purdue School of Industrial Engineering continues to grow and enrich our programatic research and course offerings. The future looks bright."