This award recognizes industrial engineering undergraduate students who have distinguished themselves through the excellence of scholarship and campus leadership. Every year three students receive this honor, making this a prestigious award.
Honors and Awards
Sadie Cox awarded the James W. Barany Student Award for Excellence from IISE
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.
Joi Mondisa has been awarded the Sister Mary Ambrosia Fitzgerald Mentoring Award.
U-M WISE honors outstanding advocates for diversity, equity, and inclusion in STEM with four annual awards celebrating the accomplishments of Willie Hobbs Moore, one of which is the Sister Mary Ambrosia Fitzgerald Mentoring Award. This award is awarded to individuals who have served as an exemplar of formal or informal mentorship of STEM students.
Brian Denton is named Chair-elect for the Council of Industrial Engineering Academic Department Heads
Denton will serve as Chair-elect from 2022-23 and then move to the Chair position from 2023-24.
University of Michigan Industrial and Operations Engineering awarded a grant in partnership with the U-M Medical School and the University of Southern California
Salar Fattahi, U-M IOE assistant professor, is the Principal Investigator of a team that has received a multi-institute research award from the National Science Foundation in the amount of $399,998.
Joi Mondisa receives the Institute for Industrial and Systems Engineering UPS Minority Advancement Award
This award recognizes organizations or individuals that, through innovative means, have developed programs or projects directed to the advancement of women, minorities or individuals with disabilities in the field of industrial engineering.
Xiuli Chao appointed Ralph Disney Collegiate Professor of Industrial and Operations Engineering
Chao has been a professor at U-M IOE since 2007. A Collegiate Research Professorship is awarded to a professor who demonstrates exceptional scholarly achievement and makes an impact on advancing knowledge in their academic field of study.
U-M IOE Chair, Brian Denton is elected a fellow of the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers
Brian Denton, University of Michigan Industrial and Operations Engineering (U-M IOE) Stephen M. Pollock collegiate professor and department chair, has been elected a fellow of the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE).
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).
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.
Three professors inducted into NAE
The new inductees join 33 other University of Michigan members.
U-M faculty elected to National Academy of Engineering
The most prestigious engineering association in the U.S. has named Ellen Arruda, Mark Daskin and Noboru Kikuchi among its newest members.