A discussion with the newly minted U-M IOE Department Chair about her experiences as a Michigan Engineering student and how she’ll use that training to push the department forward.
Q&A with new Department Chair Julie Simmons Ivy
U-M IOE welcomes Saif Benjaafar to the department
Michigan Engineering welcomes Saif Benjaafar, the Seth Bonder Collegiate Professor of Industrial and Operations Engineering. Benjaafar joins the department from the University of Minnesota where he was the McKnight Presidential Endowed Professor and Distinguished McKnight University Professor.
U-M IOE welcomes new assistant professors to the department
Two new assistant professors began working for the University of Michigan Industrial and Engineering Department on August 28.
University of Michigan students wins competition to improve infrastructure within the Federal Aviation Administration
Students from multiple disciplines at U-M came together to create an interface that will change air traffic control management for decades to come.
Julie Simmons Ivy named as next chair of the Department of Industrial and Operations Engineering
U-M alum will return to Industrial and Operations Engineering on August 28.
Two U-M Industrial and Operations Engineering faculty members receive promotions
The University of Michigan Board of Regents recently approved recommendations for the promotion of U-M IOE faculty members Dr. Joi-Lynn Mondisa and Dr. Siqian Shen.
Students celebrated at U-M IOE Graduation Reception
On Thursday, April 7, 2023 students, faculty, and staff from the Univerisity of Michigan Industrial and Operations Engineering (U-M IOE) Department came together to celebrate the accomplishments of their graduating graduate students at the Michigan League. This spring 67 students graduated from the U-M IOE PhD and master’s program. Many of whom were honored with awards.
Zhongzhu Chen awarded a Rackham Predoctoral Fellowship
Chen received his bachelor’s degree in Mathematics and Data Science as well as a minor in economics from Peking University, in 2019. Chen’s research interests surround mixed-integer programming, large-scale optimization, information theory, and machine learning.
Leonora Lucaj wins the Outstanding Advisor Award
U-M Industrial and Operations Engineering undergraduate program advisor has been awarded the Outstanding Advisor Award from the Advising Council at the University of Michigan. The award, established in 2002, recognizes staff for outstanding academic advising.
The University of Michigan welcomes local high school students to explore real-life applications of machine learning in engineering
The U-M IOE Department in partnership with the School of Education welcomed the Early College Alliance to a day of learning about the field of engineering. The program was organized to promote learning and interest in machine learning and applied math within the local community.
University of Michigan’s Amy Cohn wins Michigan Distinguished Professor of the Year Award
This award recognizes the outstanding contributions and dedication exhibited by the faculty from Michigan’s 15 public universities who had a significant impact on undergraduate learning through activities such as instruction, research, experiential learning, and mentoring.
Jacqueline Hannan awarded an NSF Graduate Research Fellowship to further neonatal ventilation research
U-M IOE PhD student Jacqueline Hannan has been awarded a Graduate Research Fellowship from the NSF. The purpose of the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) is to ensure the quality, vitality, and diversity of the scientific and engineering workforce of the United States.
Gemline Executive Chairman & CEO Jonathan Isaacson speaks about corporate sustainability during the IOE Wilbert Steffy Lectureship.
The University of Michigan Industrial and Operations recently hosted its Wilbert Steffy Lectureship. The distinguished speaker was Jonathan Isaacson who spoke about corporate responsibility in creating a sustainable future.
Responsive ankle exoskeleton algorithm handles changes in pace and gait
The algorithm uses direct muscle measurement, with the potential to seamlessly support a user who switches between walking and running
Q&A with U-M IOE Undergrad Oluwakemi Johnson
Oluwakemi Johnson speaks about her experience as a Posse Foundation Scholarship recipient, a University of Michigan IOE DEI Committee member, and how she found her way to the U-M IOE degree program.
Joi Mondisa receives U-M College of Engineering Monroe-Brown Foundation Education Excellence Award and a National Academies appointment
In Joi Mondisa’s NSF CAREER and research grants, she examines STEM mentoring practices and programs. She also investigates mentoring frameworks and ecosystems that support the leveraging of resources and building of synergies and best practices.