Lourdes Medina

Lourdes Medina is an Associate Professor in Industrial Engineering at University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez and leader of the IDDEAS Research Group and RealTimePC outreach initiatives. She is passionate about human-centered design, decision analysis and complexity thinking metrics. She teaches medical device design, project management and process automation with an innovation and entrepreneurship mindset.Amanda Masino leads a National Science Foundation-funded program that infuses student research training into HT’s Natural Science curriculum. She directs the STEM Research Scholars program, which provides science, technology, engineering and math majors with mentored undergraduate research experiences. She also serves as faculty advisor for JAMP (the Joint Admissions Medical Program) and the HT chapter of MAPS (Minority Pre-Medical/Pre-Health Association). uprm.edu/inin/faculty/