Alumni News

8/24/17
From the University of Iowa: Ibrahim Ozbolat, assistant professor of mechanical and industrial engineering and co-director of the Advanced Manufacturing Technology Group in the Center for Computer-Aided Design, has been selected by the NSF to receive a $400,000 Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award over the next five years.  The award is effective July 1, 2014.
8/24/17
From UB News Services: A graduate of the University at Buffalo’s doctoral industrial engineering program has given $500,000 to help establish a professorship in operations research and related fields.
8/24/17
Kyle Cunningham's (2014 BSIE) paper "Alleviating Competitive Imbalances in NFL Schedules: An Integer-Programming Approach" has been selected as a the winner of the 2015 INFORMS Undergraduate Operations Research Prize.
8/24/17
ISE PhD graduate Maggie Ma has been named one of the recipients of the Boeing Commercial Aviation Services (CAS) Engineering Team of the Year Award for 2012. In November 2012, Ma and her team, led by William Rankin, received the Most Motivational Award at the Boeing Commercial Aviation Product Safety Fair contest “for inspiring/motivating individuals to act and continuously improve Aviation Safety.”
8/24/17
A team of nine researchers including ISE PhD alumna Priya Pennathur has won the 2014 International Ergonomics Association (IEA) Liberty Mutual Medal. The researchers received the award for their scientific paper, "Technologies in the Wild (TiW): Human Factors Implications for Patient Safety in the Cardiovascular Operating Room" (Ergonomics, Vol. 56, No. 2, pp. 205-219, 2013).