BLACKSBURG, Va., Sept. 4, 2008 – Kostas Triantis of Arlington, Va., professor in the Grado Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering in the College of Engineering at Virginia Tech, National Capital Region, was named the Ralph H. Bogle Industrial and Systems Engineering Professor Fellow by the Virginia Tech Board of Visitors during the board's quarterly meeting on Aug. 25.
Triantis will hold this professor fellowship for two years which recognizes faculty who are producing exceptional results in all aspects of their work.
Triantis began his career at Virginia Tech in 1983 as an assistant professor. He has developed and taught industrial and systems engineering courses to hundreds of students and has established a research program in the design of performance measurement systems for service and production organizations, the use of fuzzy sets as a mechanism to represent uncertainty, and the use of continuous dynamic efficiency performance in performance measurement modeling.
He has authored or co-authored more than 60 peer reviewed papers and has participated in more than $4.5 million in sponsored research projects.
Triantis received his bachelor’s degree, two master’s degrees, and a Ph.D. from Columbia University.