University of Michigan researchers have produced a new prediction model using longitudinal information and deep learning to better predict the return to work time for people with occupational injuries.
Health and Human Safety
Helping people get back to work using deep learning in the occupational health system
Preventing prescription dispensing errors using machine intelligence
In the United States over four billion prescriptions are dispensed every year. Of those four billion around 2.4 million are incorrectly dispensed, which can be a fatal error. A team of researchers from the University of Michigan looks to machine intelligence to help humans reduce their dispensing errors.
Center for Ergonomics receives $1.1 million grant to study information automation vulnerabilities on modern flight decks
The Federal Aviation Administration has awarded Nadine Sarter and her Human-Automation Interaction and Cognition (THInC) Lab in the UM Center for Ergonomics a three-year, grant to study information management on the flight deck of highly automated aircraft.
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.
Kati Moug receives 2021 Generation Google Scholarship
U-M IOE PhD student, Kati Moug, has received a 2021 Generation Google Scholarship in recognition of academic performance, leadership, and a commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.
The science behind campus bus changes during COVID-19
Engineers used smoke machines, physics-based modeling and route optimization algorithms to quantify risk.
Amy Cohn receives MDHHS funding to improve hospital staffing
U-M IOE professor, Amy Cohn, has received funding from MDHHS to improve staffing and safety issues within Michigan’s state hospital system using simulation tools and optimization techniques.
Seth Guikema and Thomas Chen win U.S. Public Health Service Engineering literary award
U-M IOE’s Seth Guikema and Thomas Chen have won the 2019 Robert C Williams Engineering Literary Award from the U.S. Public Health Service.
Mark Van Oyen elected President of the INFORMS Health Applications Society
U-M IOE Professor Mark Van Oyen has been elected 2019 Vice President and 2020 President of the INFORMS Health Applications Society.
Using decision thresholds to improve medical diagnosis
U-M IOE PhD student, Gian-Gabriel Garcia receives student prize from the Society of Medical Decision Making.
Brian Denton and Lauren Steimle awarded third place in SPRINT Data Challenge
U-M IOE professor, Brian Denton, and PhD student Lauren Steimle are part of the team that claimed third prize in the New England Journal of Medicine’s SPRINT Data Challenge.