Shivon Boodhoo

Shivon Boodhoo

Director of Special Programs


Dr. Shivon Boodhoo has been the Director of Special Programs for the Albert Dorman Honors College since 2014.

Prior to joining the Honors College staff, Dr. Boodhoo served as the Undergraduate Advisor and Curriculum Coordinator for the NJIT Helen and John C. Hartmann Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.

During her time as advisor, Dr. Boodhoo earned the NCE Excellence in Advising award as well as the ECE Chair's Recognition for Outstanding Contributions to Academic Advising.  She has also been recognized by the Philadelphia Alliance for Minority Participation for contributions promoting STEM diversity.

Dr. Boodhoo has served on several NJIT committees, including the NJIT 2020 Vision strategic planning group, University Shared Governance, Academic Advisors Council, Academic Standing Committee, ABET accreditation team, Project Orbit Banner implementation team, and a host of ad-hoc committees.

Coauthor of the Das-Boodhoo approach to hospital operations management - a novel framework for measuring hospital operations performance, Dr. Boodhoo has published research in the field of systems engineering and healthcare operations management.  She has taught courses in healthcare operations, systems engineering, project management, and engineering management at both the undergraduate and graduate levels as well as global project management for the Executive MBA.  She has taught engineering economics as a visiting faculty member at Beijing University of Technology in Beijing, China.

Prior to her time in academia, Dr. Boodhoo practiced as an engineer and led the corporate metrics initiative for Catalent Pharma Solutions Inc. (formerly Cardinal Health PTS).

An alumna of the Albert Dorman Honors College and the NJIT Educational Opportunity Program, Dr. Boodhoo is also a recipient of the National Science Foundation Bridges to the Doctorate fellowship and has earned three degrees from NJIT - B.S. in Industrial Engineering, M.S. in Engineering Management, and a Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering.