Lukasz Mazur, PhD

Associate Professor
Radiation Oncology, UNC School of Medicine
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Department of Health Policy and Management
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Biomedical Engineering
Adjunct Assistant Professor
School of Information and Library Science


Dr. Lukasz Mazur earned his BS, MS and PhD in industrial and management engineering from Montana State University. He is an associate professor and a director of Healthcare Engineering Department at the Radiation Oncology Department in the UNC School of Medicine.

His research interests include engineering management as it pertains to continuous quality and patient safety efforts in healthcare and human factor engineering with a focus on workload and individual performance during human-machine interactions.

His research is currently funded by two grants from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to develop simulation-based training and innovative usability enhancements to improve patient safety.

While at the North Carolina State University, Lukasz was awarded the prestigious Alumni Outstanding Extension Service Award for his outreach work in healthcare industry, highlighting his passion for patient safety and operational improvements. He published >30 peer review papers, >50 conference proceedings abstracts, two book chapters, and co-authored one book. His paper entitled “Facilitating Lean Learning and Behaviors in Hospitals during the Early Stages of Lean Implementation,” published in the Engineering Management Journal, was awarded the Eschenbach best paper of the 2012 year award from the American Society of Engineering Management. 

Lukasz was also inducted into the hall of fame for his efforts on the tennis team at the Montana State University.


  • BS, Industrial & Management Engineering, Montana State University, 2003
  • MS, Industrial & Management Engineering, Montana State University, 2005
  • PhD, Industrial Engineering, Montana State University, 2008