Industrial and Operations Engineering
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We analyze data to improve decision-making and shape systems comprised of humans, machines, and processes.
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New workshop promotes graduate school in industrial engineering for underrepresented groups in STEM fields
The IOE department started a new initiative to broaden participation in industrial engineering by underrepresented groups, including traditionally underrepresented minorities, women, and first-generation students. A recent IOE graduate school workshop offered by the department was part of the launch of this new multi-year diversity, equity and inclusion initiative.
University of Michigan Industrial and Operations Engineering Ph.D. Candidate Kamolnat Tabattanon has been awarded funding from the NIOSH Pilot Project Research Training Program (PPRTP) for her work relating to movement performance and biomechanics and how inclusive interventions will support the growing working population of older adults with mobility limitations.
The University of Michigan Industrial and Operations Engineering department partnered with U-M Women in Science and Engineering to host a summer camp focusing on science and engineering for 7-8 graders.
Research on graduate-level engineering student mental health is vastly under-studied. University of Michigan researchers take a closer look at what has been researched and what still needs to be addressed.
The University of Michigan Collaborative Lab for Advancing Work in Space participated in the NASA SUITS Challenge at the Johnson Space Center in Houston. They developed an augmented reality system to help astronauts navigate the moon.
This award recognizes industrial engineering undergraduate students who have distinguished themselves through the excellence of scholarship and campus leadership. Every year three students receive this honor, making this a prestigious award.
This award is given by the National Science Foundation through their Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program. As one of the most prestigious awards, it supports early-career faculty who have the potential to serve as academic role models in research and education and to advance the mission of their department.
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