U-M alum will return to Industrial and Operations Engineering on August 28.
Julie Simmons Ivy named as next chair of the Department of Industrial and Operations Engineering
Two U-M Industrial and Operations Engineering faculty members receive promotions
The University of Michigan Board of Regents recently approved recommendations for the promotion of U-M IOE faculty members Dr. Joi-Lynn Mondisa and Dr. Siqian Shen.
Students celebrated at U-M IOE Graduation Reception
On Thursday, April 7, 2023 students, faculty, and staff from the Univerisity of Michigan Industrial and Operations Engineering (U-M IOE) Department came together to celebrate the accomplishments of their graduating graduate students at the Michigan League. This spring 67 students graduated from the U-M IOE PhD and master’s program. Many of whom were honored with awards.
Zhongzhu Chen awarded a Rackham Predoctoral Fellowship
Chen received his bachelor’s degree in Mathematics and Data Science as well as a minor in economics from Peking University, in 2019. Chen’s research interests surround mixed-integer programming, large-scale optimization, information theory, and machine learning.
Letter from the Chair
As Brian Denton, U-M IOE’s Department Chair approaches the end of this term he reflects on the accomplishments of the department and why it has been meaningful to lead it over the past five years.
Leonora Lucaj wins the Outstanding Advisor Award
U-M Industrial and Operations Engineering undergraduate program advisor has been awarded the Outstanding Advisor Award from the Advising Council at the University of Michigan. The award, established in 2002, recognizes staff for outstanding academic advising.
The University of Michigan welcomes local high school students to explore real-life applications of machine learning in engineering
The U-M IOE Department in partnership with the School of Education welcomed the Early College Alliance to a day of learning about the field of engineering. The program was organized to promote learning and interest in machine learning and applied math within the local community.
University of Michigan’s Amy Cohn wins Michigan Distinguished Professor of the Year Award
This award recognizes the outstanding contributions and dedication exhibited by the faculty from Michigan’s 15 public universities who had a significant impact on undergraduate learning through activities such as instruction, research, experiential learning, and mentoring.
Jacqueline Hannan awarded an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship to further neonatal ventilation research
U-M IOE PhD student Jacqueline Hannan has been awarded a Graduate Research Fellowship from the NSF. The purpose of the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) is to ensure the quality, vitality, and diversity of the scientific and engineering workforce of the United States.
Gemline Executive Chairman & CEO Jonathan Isaacson speaks about corporate sustainability during the IOE Wilbert Steffy Lectureship.
The University of Michigan Industrial and Operations recently hosted its Wilbert Steffy Lectureship. The distinguished speaker was Jonathan Isaacson who spoke about corporate responsibility in creating a sustainable future.
Responsive ankle exoskeleton algorithm handles changes in pace and gait
The algorithm uses direct muscle measurement, with the potential to seamlessly support a user who switches between walking and running
U-M IOE Professor Nadine Sarter elected to the National Academies Board of Human-Systems Integration
BOHSI provides new perspectives on theoretical and methodological issues concerning the relationship of individuals and organizations to technology and the environment; identifies critical issues in the design, test, evaluation, and use of new human-centered technologies; and advises sponsors on the research needed to expand the scientific and technical bases for designing technology to support the needs of its users.
U-M IOE Ph.D. student Rohan Ghuge wins the Richard F. and Eleanor A. Towner Prize for Distinguished Academic Achievement
This award is presented to an outstanding graduate student in each of the U-M College of Engineering degree programs.
U-M Industrial and Operations Engineering wins several awards at the 2022 INFORMS Annual Meeting
The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) annual meeting has officially wrapped up with the University of Michigan Industrial and Operations Engineering (U-M IOE) Department walking away with several awards.
U-M IOE hosts its second annual Graduate School Workshop
The workshop is part of a multi-year diversity, equity and inclusion initiative to broaden participation in the field of industrial engineering.
Salar Fattahi receives DEI faculty grant to fund free STEM workshops for students in low-income high schools in Detroit
Salar Fattahi, U-M IOE assistant professor, and Tiffany Wu, School of Education Ph.D. student, have received the DEI faculty grant to fund their workshops on mathematics and machine learning for juniors and seniors from low-income high schools in the Detroit area