The IOE Building, last updated in 1998 will undergo a 8,850-square-foot renovation to increase spaces for collaboration, learning, research and community building.
Campus & Community
$4.5 million renovation approved for U-M Industrial and Operations Engineering Building
Two U-M IOE faculty members given an MLK Spirit Award
Assistant Professors Albert S. Berahas and Salar Fattahi each won a North Campus Deans’ MLK Spirit Award. The awards are given annually to individuals who exemplify the leadership and vision of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Bernard Martin to retire from the University of Michigan
Bernard J. Martin, Associate Professor of Industrial and Operations Engineering will be retiring from the University of Michigan effective at the end of the Fall 2023 semester.
Q&A with new Department Chair Julie Simmons Ivy
A discussion with the newly minted U-M IOE Department Chair about her experiences as a Michigan Engineering student and how she’ll use that training to push the department forward.
Julie Simmons Ivy named as next chair of the Department of Industrial and Operations Engineering
U-M alum will return to Industrial and Operations Engineering on August 28.
Q&A with U-M IOE Undergrad Oluwakemi Johnson
Oluwakemi Johnson speaks about her experience as a Posse Foundation Scholarship recipient, a University of Michigan IOE DEI Committee member, and how she found her way to the U-M IOE degree program.
The silent mental health crisis of engineering graduate students
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.
Student spotlight: Wilson MacRitchie
University of Michigan Industrial and Operations Engineering (U-M IOE) undergraduate student, Wilson MacRitchie comes from a long line of U-M engineers. Now it’s 2022 and MacRitchie is set to graduate with a degree from U-M IOE.
Student spotlight: Caroline Hirth
During Hirth’s time at U-M Industrial and Operations Engineering (IOE) she has contributed to finding solutions for real-world problems and systems within both Michigan Medicine and in Wayne County.
Alum Spotlight: Jeremy Atuobi
University of Michigan Industrial Operations Engineering (U-M IOE) alumnus, Jeremy Atuobi, became a first-generation college graduate in May of 2021. He is now a Fellow at McKinsey & Company in Chicago, Ill. Like many, his journey to U-M IOE was not the path he expected.
Brian Denton appointed Stephen M. Pollock Collegiate Professor of Industrial and Operations Engineering
Brian Denton has been appointed the Stephen M. Pollock Collegiate Professor of Industrial and Operations Engineering, named in honor of Stephen M. Pollock, a professor emeritus and former chair of U-M IOE.
U-M researchers examine the informal mentoring experiences of Black engineering students
U-M researchers recently published a paper examining the experiences of Black engineering undergraduates participating in informal mentoring programs within their disciplines. Among the authors were recently graduated undergraduates Anu Tuladhar and Carin Queener.
Mark Daskin and other IOE faculty, recognized at IISE conference
U-M IOE faculty members, Professor Mark Daskin, Associate Professor Ruiwei Jiang, and Associate Professor Siqian Shen were recognized with awards and honors by the Institute for Industrial and Systems Engineering (IISE). Daskin recognized with IISE’s highest honor, the Frank and Lillian Gilbreth Industrial Engineering Award.
Salar Fattahi introduces a new data analytics course for IOE
U-M IOE assistant professor, Salar Fattahi, teaches a new data analytics course that combines optimization techniques and data science with real-world case studies.
Siqian Shen receives NSF funding for transportation system redesign
U-M IOE associate professor, Siqian Shen, has received funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for research on redesigning transportation for a post-pandemic world.
Jessie Yang receives NSF Career Award
U-M IOE Assistant Professor Jessie Yang has received an NSF Career Award for research on facilitating trust in autonomous technology.