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 Industrial and Operations Engineering wins several awards at the 2022 INFORMS Annual Meeting
Helping people get back to work using deep learning in the occupational health system
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.
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.
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.
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 and Cong Shi win second place in NATO Innovation Challenge
U-M IOE faculty have been awarded second place at the NATO Innovation Challenge for their presented solution that integrates optimization and human factors for autonomous decision making.
Albert Berahas joins the IOE faculty
Albert Berahas joins the U-M IOE faculty as an assistant professor this fall.
The science behind campus bus changes during COVID-19
Engineers used smoke machines, physics-based modeling and route optimization algorithms to quantify risk.
Viswanath Nagarajan receives NSF funding for research in combinatorial optimization
U-M IOE assistant professor, Viswanath Nagarajan, has received NSF funding for further research on decision-making under uncertainty.
IOE faculty and students recognized at IISE Annual Conference and Expo
Three members of the U-M IOE community were recognized for their work at the recent Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineering’s (IISE) Annual Conference and Expo in Orlando.
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.
Qi Luo receives INFORMS-Sim best student paper award
U-M IOE PhD candidate, Qi Luo, receives PhD Colloquium Best Student Paper Award at the INFORMS Simulation Society’s annual Winter Simulation Conference.
Viswanath Nagarajan receives NSF funding to research a new class of stochastic optimization problems
U-M IOE Assistant Professor Viswanath Nagarajan has received NSF funding to explore models and algorithms for stochastic covering problems in the presence of noisy outcomes.
Xiuli Chao receives funding from J&J to develop algorithms for continuous production process
U-M IOE’s Xiuli Chao receives funding from Johnson & Johnson for a project centered on developing optimization algorithms to improve continuous production process.
U-M INFORMS Student Chapter and Ruiwei Jiang awarded at INFORMS Annual Meeting
At the recent INFORMS Annual Meeting, the U-M INFORMS student chapter and U-M IOE Assistant Professor Ruiwei Jiang were recognized for their work in operations research and the management sciences.