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Keep up to date with the latest Industrial and Systems Engineering news.

8/6/18

The journalists and PR professionals will meet with UB engineer Jun Zhuang to learn how falsehoods spread via social media during disasters.

7/24/18

STEM outreach part of Liberty Partnerships Program to reduce dropout rates.

7/6/18
On May 27, UB welcomed 38 undergraduate STEM students from Nazarbayev University in Kazakhstan to campus. They made the 36-hour trip to take a variety of classes, from engineering to sociology, through UBThisSummer during the first six-week session of the program.
6/20/18
An article on Business Insurance about measures employers can take to combat fatigue in the workplace interviews Lora Cavuoto, assistant professor of industrial and systems engineering.
6/19/18
    Dr. Matthew Bolton has been awarded a grant to do research for the Air Force Research Laboratory.  His research is on psychometric rating scales.
6/5/18
An article on Ireland’s Her about the best way to lose weight and keep it off quotes Lora Cavuoto, assistant professor of industrial and systems engineering.
5/29/18
CBC Radio program Spark interviewed Jun Zhuang, associate professor of industrial and systems engineering, regarding his research which examines how Twitter users spread false information during disasters.
5/24/18
An article on Digital Journal about a free all-hazard disaster alerting network telephone app to help ordinary citizens be able to mobilize and assemble voluntary emergency response teams in the event of a disaster notes that a UB study by Jun Zhuang found that tweets during the Boston Marathon bombings, Louisiana floods and Hurricane Harvey spread misinformation and caused delays and false reports for emergency rescues.