Meet Our Staff

Rita Frey
Rita Frey
Graduate Coordinator
Kathy Rambo
Kathy Rambo
ISE Departmental Coordinator
Abby
Barlok
Abby Barlok
Communications Specialist
Ed Force
Ed Force
Engineering Technician
Linda Wismer
Linda Wismer
Healthcare Systems Engineering Coordinator

 


Abby Barlok

Communications Specialist

Email: aeb213-at-lehigh-dot-edu

As the Communications Specialist, Abby is responsible for creating the department newsletter, maintaining and updating the ISE website, coordinating events, assisting with ISE advancement, student/faculty/alumni relations and other activities. Abby is a 2006 graduate of Kutztown University with her B.A. in English/Professional Writing and a minor in Public Relations. She joined the department in August 2013. ˆ


Ed Force

Engineering Technician and Mohler Lab Building Manager

Email: ewf1-at-lehigh-dot-edu

Ed supports all hands-on classroom and laboratory equipment associated with ISE and IE curriculums, consulting with faculty, staff, students and outside contracting firms on apparatus priorities that will enhance and inspire junior and senior engineers. He has been with the university since 1983, as a support for the Manufacturing Systems Engineering Program and Robotics/Automation. Ed is now a full time specialist in Manufacturing, being a member of the department since 1991. ˆ


Rita Frey

Graduate Coordinator

Email: rrf0-at-lehigh-dot-edu

Rita has been the ISE graduate coordinator for over 15 years. As the graduate coordinator, she is responsible for the application process, which begins with the initial inquiry from prospective graduate students, to processing the application, coordinating the offers of admission and assisting the grad students during the year. She works closely with other departments at Lehigh to coordinate various procedures such as course registration, and ensures that all departmental and university guidelines are followed. ˆ


Kathy Rambo

Department Coordinator

Email: kgr0-at-lehigh-dot-edu

As the ISE Department Coordinator, Kathy is responsible for processing and coordinating anything to do with undergraduate students within ISE, such as registration, class schedules, textbook orders, etc. She also works as an administrative assistant to the department chair and ensuring that the department runs smoothly. Kathy has been a member of the department for over 30 years. ˆ


Linda Wismer

Healthcare Systems Engineering Coordinator

Email: liw511-at-lehigh-dot-edu

As Coordinator of the HSE program, Linda’s responsibilities include application process and student support, administrative support to Professor Hisham Nabaa, organizing finances for the program, student recruitment support and events and HSE event planning. Linda joined Lehigh in 2011. ˆ