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.
Mark Daskin’s new book introduces principles and key models of operations management.
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 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.
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.
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.
A Q&A with U-M IOE undergraduate student Sadie Cox, IOE student ambassador and recent recipient of an IOE Scholarship Award.
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.
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.
U-M IOE graduate students, Lauren Czerniak and Leena Ghrayeb honored as recipients of the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship (NSF GRFP).
U-M IOE Assistant Professor Jessie Yang has received an NSF Career Award for research on facilitating trust in autonomous technology.
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.
U-M IOE professor, Seth Guikema, becomes a fellow of the Society for Risk Analysis.
U-M IOE professor, Nadine Sarter has received funding from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for research on the role flight crews play in aviation safety.
U-M IOE and EER are co-hosting a new Virtual Mentoring Workshop event series for the Michigan Engineering community. The focus of the series is to help foster an engaging and inclusive environment for students, faculty, and staff.
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