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Center on Aging

Center on Aging
Kansas State University
253 Justin Hall
1324 Lovers Lane
Manhattan, KS 66506

785-532-5945
785-532-5504 fax
gerontology@k-state.edu

Malgorzata J. Rys

Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering
Associate Professor

Contact Information

2015 Durland Hall
785-532-3733
malrys@k-state.edu

Education

  • Ph.D., Industrial Engineering, Kansas State University, 1989
  • M.S., Industrial Engineering, Kansas State University, 1986
  • Integrated M.S./B.S., Production Engineering and Management, Technical University of Wroclaw – Poland, 1979

Research Interests

  • Human element in transportation systems
  • Elderly falls prevention techniques
  • Visibility and retro-reflectivity
  • Rumble strips design and performance
  • Roundabouts design and performance
  • Modeling and simulation of natural disasters
  • Transportation logistics
  • Experimental design
  • Benefit-cost analysis

Courses Taught

  • IMSE 050 Industrial Plant Studies
  • IMSE 530 Engineering Economic Analysis
  • IMSE 580 Manufacturing Systems Design and Analysis
  • IMSE 610 Occupational Safety Engineering
  • IMSE 623 Industrial Ergonomics
  • IMSE 625 Work Environments
  • IMSE 850 Ergonomics