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4/19/19
An article in the Minneapolis Star Tribune about work by Mark Karwan, Praxair Professor of Operations Research and SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, and a team of researchers that has partnered with the NFL in an attempt to make the league schedule as fair as possible looks at the pluses and minuses of the Vikings schedule.
4/18/19
An article in USA Today features the work of Mark Karwan, Praxair Professor of Operations Research and SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, and how mathematics plays an essential role in creating the NFL schedule each year.
4/17/19
An article on Yahoo Sports reports on work by Mark Karwan, Praxair Professor of Operations Research and SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering in the UB School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, to create an NFL schedule that is materially fair and largely disparity free.
4/17/19
An article in the Dunkirk Observer features Zach Steever, a PhD student who is working on a project to create an NFL schedule that is materially fair and largely disparity free.   
4/15/19
A story on ESPN reports on work by Mark Karwan, Praxair Professor of Operations Research and SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professor in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, to create an NFL schedule that is materially fair and largely disparity free.
4/4/19

Director France Córdova briefed a UB audience on the new Convergence Accelerator in a Critical Conversations keynote address.

4/2/19
An article in The Wall Street Journal about the future of drone delivery services interviews Chase Murray, assistant professor of industrial and systems engineering, who said most of the things we order on Amazon don’t warrant the urgency of a drone mission, and in the early phase of drone delivery we’ll order up only things that we need within 15 minutes.
3/27/19

The material could help reduce utility bills, improve energy efficiency of residential and commercial buildings.