Selina Cai


Selina Cai

Class of 2012


Assistant Professor, New Jersey Institute of Technology

What are you currently working on?
Research in Operations Management

What was the most important thing you learned while studying at Cal?
Be an independent and critical thinker

What do you miss most about being a student at Cal?
Access to amazing libraries

Do you have any advice for current IEOR students?
Understand the impact of our field on the fast-evolving business world

Who is your favorite female historical figure and why?
Marie Curie, she has always been an inspirational figure to me because of her dedication to science and to her work.

Today the engineering workforce is composed of only 13% women. How does industry need to change to attract more women?
Having more flexible hours and less of an "up or out" career path