On November 3, 2023, the University of Michigan Industrial and Operations Department hosted its inaugural Undergraduate Research Symposium to highlight undergraduate success in research. This event was deemed a success with over 100 attendees and 16 poster presentations from students.
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U-M IOE hosts its inaugural Undergraduate Research Symposium to showcase student research
Standardizing bilevel optimization for future researchers and practitioners
Bilevel optimization is used not only in research, but also in business to identify the best solutions for a variety of hierarchical problems. A U-M researcher aims to develop a comprehensive software package that will enable many industries to use this in everyday decision-making.
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.
U-M student group CLAWS develops tools to help astronauts navigate space
The University of Michigan Collaborative Lab for Advancing Work in Space participated in the NASA SUITS Challenge at the Johnson Space Center in Houston. They developed an augmented reality system to help astronauts navigate the moon.
Raed Al Kontar receives the National Science Foundation Career Award
This award is given by the National Science Foundation through their Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program. As one of the most prestigious awards, it supports early-career faculty who have the potential to serve as academic role models in research and education and to advance the mission of their department.
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.
How big data could optimize COVID-19 testing
Microsoft-supported project to coordinate site locations, supply distribution.
Making wind power more predictable: A Q&A with Eunshin Byon
Predictive modeling could help power companies get more consistent output from renewables.
How precision medicine is improving prostate cancer treatment
New, statistically-derived guidelines could potentially save millions of prostate patients from painful and invasive follow-up treatments.
U-M team’s power grid work earn kudos at national conference
Society for Risk Analysis recognizes Michigan researchers for work predicting storm damage.