The DEI Committee is led by U-M IOE Associate Professor, Leia Stirling, and its members include students, staff and faculty.
Industrial and Operations Engineering
The U-M Industrial and Operations Engineering Department establishes a DEI Committee.
Sadie Cox receives Distinguished Achievement Undergraduate and Distinguished Leadership Awards.
University of Michigan Industrial and Operations Engineering (U-M IOE) undergraduate student, Sadie Cox, has received the Distinguished Achievement Undergraduate Award and the Distinguished Leadership Award from the U-M College of Engineering (CoE).
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.
Dr. Salar Fattahi receives a research grant from the Office of Naval Research
University of Michigan Industrial and Operations Engineering (U-M IOE) Assistant Professor, Dr. Salar Fattahi has been awarded $430,556 from the Office of Naval Research (ONR) for scientific research regarding low-rank matrix factorization.
Mohammad Zhalechian receives 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.
Do Third-Party Delivery Services Benefit Restaurants?
U-M IOE researchers discovered that a restaurant can benefit from partnering with third-party delivery services if at least one of five conditions applies to them.
Keeping the world connected, without sacrificing privacy
Engineering assistant professor Raed Al Kontar outlines a new paradigm for connected devices.
New online resources help applicants learn about graduate programs and how to write winning applications
The IOE department recently published a compilation of videos on its YouTube channel, to help prospective students better understand industrial engineering (IE) graduate programs and tips for success when applying to graduate school. The videos were initially shared with registered participants who attended the IOE virtual graduate webinar in November 2021, which was an online […]
Professor Amy Cohn appointed Chief Transformation Officer of Michigan Medicine
Amy Cohn, Arthur F. Thurnau Professor of Industrial and Operations Engineering and Faculty Director of the Center for Healthcare Engineering and Patient Safety (CHEPS), has been appointed as Michigan Medicine’s Chief Transformation Officer.
IOE Faculty Launch New Data Analytics Workshop
Inspired by the growing need for data analytics expertise, the Industrial and Operations Engineering (IOE) Department recently launched a course aimed at industry professionals.
IOE Master’s Students and Faculty Recognized Among Top Industry Sponsored Tauber Projects
Congratulations to our IOE students and faculty advisors for an incredibly successful Tauber Spotlight! competition.
U-M Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Student Chapter Lands Top Honors at National Meeting
The IOE led student chapter of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES) society was recently recognized with the highest honor from HFES at the national society meeting in Baltimore.
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.
University of Michigan Student Chapter selected as a winner of the INFORMS 2021 Student Chapter Annual Award (Summa cum laude)
The purpose of these awards is to recognize the achievements of student chapters. Please join us in congratulating our students on this well-deserved recognition!
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.