The IOE Building, last updated in 1998 will undergo a 8,850-square-foot renovation to increase spaces for collaboration, learning, research and community building.
$4.5 million renovation approved for U-M Industrial and Operations Engineering Building
Researchers identify behaviors that lead to interprofessional collaboration within intensive care units
Through observations, clinician shadowing, and interviews with ICU personnel, the research team from the University of Michigan identified 18 distinct behaviors, which they divided into two categories labeled ‘enablers’ and ‘collaborative activities’.
Two U-M IOE faculty members given an MLK Spirit Award
Assistant Professors Albert S. Berahas and Salar Fattahi each won a North Campus Deans’ MLK Spirit Award. The awards are given annually to individuals who exemplify the leadership and vision of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Michigan Engineering Professors to develop novel federated learning algorithms for distributed 3D printing
Kontar and Okwudire have received a grant from Cisco Systems Inc. to develop novel federated learning algorithms that address descriptive, predictive and prescriptive machine learning opportunities in large-scale distributed 3D printing.
Salar Fattahi receives NSF CAREER Award for work in nonconvex problems in machine learning
Salar Fattahi discusses his award-winning CAREER proposal which aims to close the current gap between optimization and statistical learning.
Chandra Shukla: Expanding horizons with a degree in IOE
Chandra Sulka shares how receiving his master’s in Industrial and Operations Engineering at the University of Michigan helped prepare him for success in many industries.
Oleg Gusikhin awarded as an Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Fellow
Dr. Gusikhin was recognized for his contributions to the applications of cyber-physical systems in automotive engineering and connected vehicles.
Bernard Martin to retire from the University of Michigan
Bernard J. Martin, Associate Professor of Industrial and Operations Engineering will be retiring from the University of Michigan effective at the end of the Fall 2023 semester.
U-M IOE hosts its inaugural Undergraduate Research Symposium to showcase student research
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.
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.
“It’s a cheat code”: Alonzo Wilson speaks on his experiences as a U-M IOE alum
Alonzo Wilson graduated from the University of Michigan in 2013 with a BSE in Industrial and Operations Engineering. He started his career working at Goldman Sachs and now works as a Project Controls Specialist for a commercial construction company in Kalamazoo, Mich. And if that isn’t enough Wilson is now running for a seat in the Kalamazoo City Commision.
U-M IOE members take home awards from the HFES annual meeting
Last week the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society hosted their 67th Annual Meeting in Washington, DC which took place from Oct. 23-27, 2022. The U-M student chapter as well as faculty and graduate research assistants took home awards
U-M IOE takes home awards from the INFORMS Annual Meeting
IOE faculty and students bring in awards from the 2023 Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences Annual Meeting.
Q&A with new Department Chair Julie Simmons Ivy
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.
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.