Victor Zaloom, Ph.D., PE

Selected Publications

  • Wu, X., Rahman, M., and Zaloom, V. “Probability Analysis of Vessel Collisions and Groundings in Southeast Texas Waterways”, Published in in the Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2426, Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Washington, D.C., 2014, pp. 44-52; and Presented at the 93rd Annual Conference of the Transportation Research Board, December, 2013 Washington, DC
  • Xinyu Liu, B. Gangineni, Weihang Zhu, Victor Zaloom, “Finite Element Analysis of Micro-grinding Process, Industrial Engineering Research Conference, May 2012, Orlando, FL, USA. 
  • Weihang Zhu, Xinyu Liu, and Zaloom Victor, “Multi-Objective Optimization for The Micro-Milling Process With Adaptive Data Modeling” Proceedings of the ASME 2011 International Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference, MSEC2011, June 13-17, 2011, Corvallis, Oregon, With.
  • Schulte, Curry, Zaloom, Zhu, Lou, and Marquez, “Scheduling Hazardous Waste Incinerators Using a SA-LP Heuristic”, Journal of Environmental Engineering Science, July 2010, 27(7): 569-575. doi:10.1089/ees.2009.0380,
  • Weihang Zhu, James Curry, Anjali Mishra, Zaloom, Victor, “An Experimental Study on the GPU-accelerated ACO for Parallel Machine Scheduling with Sequent Dependent Setup”, Industrial Engineering Research Conference 2010 Proceedings, Cancun, Mexico, June 2010.


  • Ph.D., Industrial Engineering, University Of Houston
  • M.S., Industrial Engineering, University of Florida
  • B.S., Industrial Engineering, University of Florida

Awards & Honors

  • Fellow member Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE), (Elected 2008), Chairman IIE Fellows (2010-2011), IIE Fellow Selection Committee Member (2010-20013).
  • National Maritime Security Advisory Committee, Appointed by Tom Ridge, Inaugural Secretary, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, December, 2004–2007.
  • Distinguished Alumnus, Department of Industrial Engineering, Cullen College of Engineering University of Houston, selected in 2006.
  • ABET visitor representing IIE, 2002- present.
  • Honorary President, International Conference on Computer, Communication, and Control Technologies CCCT’ 03.  July 31-Aug. 2, 2003, Orlando, Florida.
  • International Advisory Committee Member, International Conference on Manufacturing, Dacca, Bangladesh, August, 2002.
  • Victor A. Zaloom Leadership in Quality Scholarship at Lamar at University
  • Phi Kappa Phi, Elected as student
  • Dean’s List, 5 of 6 eligible terms College of Engineering, University of Florida