Luna Magpili

Associate Professor (Career Track)
Washington State University, Pullman



  • B.S. Industrial Engineering, University of the Philippines
  • M.S. Industrial Engineering, University of the Philippines
  • Ph.D. Systems Engineering, University of Virginia


  • Systems Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Quality Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Operations Research
  • Risk Management
  • Decision Support Systems

Professional Background

Luna Magpili has extensive experience as an industrial engineer and consultant tasked to improve the quality and productivity of various Philippine manufacturing and export enterprises. She also served as program officer for International Relief and Development and managed the supply chain and knowledge management involved in relief work across the globe. While at the University of Virginia, her research focused on service systems planning and developed methods and tools to aid decision makers plan for infrastructure and capital investments. Dr. Magpili currently serves as panel reviewer to various programs at NSF, NASA, and DoD. She also serves as referee to various journals, such as Risk Analysis, Environmental Science and Technology, and Environmental Monitoring and Assessment. She is currently a member of ASEE, ASEM, and INCOSE.

Headshot of Luna Magpili.