Brian Denton, University of Michigan Industrial and Operations Engineering (U-M IOE) Stephen M. Pollock collegiate professor and department chair, has been named Chair-elect for the Council of Industrial Engineering Academic Department Heads (CIEADH). Denton will serve as Chair-elect from 2022-23 and then move to the Chair position from 2023-24.
“I’m humbled by the opportunity to serve as Chair of this leadership group during an exciting time for our field as it evolves to meet the challenges of an increasingly complex and data-driven world,” said Denton.
CIEADH is a leadership group within the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE) that has over 100 members. CIEADH members include people in charge of accredited industrial engineering and related programs.
The purpose of CIEADH is to receive and act on recommendations from members; to sponsor activities and meetings; to discuss industrial engineering education, curriculum, accreditation, student activities, research, faculty development and other appropriate matters and their relation to the technical development of industrial engineers; and to make recommendations resulting from such activities and discussions to IISE.