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

3/26/19

Rishabh Bhandawat, a PhD student in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, can imagine a world in which engineers are setting an example for inclusion and diversity, where people can express their gender identity however they choose and be met with acceptance.

3/1/19
An article on Futurity reports on research by Jun Zhuang, professor of industrial and systems engineering, that suggests that federal fire grant spending could be more balanced by adding the losses associated with human fatalities and injuries into how structure fires are calculated.
2/26/19
An article on Phys Org reports on research by Jun Zhuang, professor of industrial and systems engineering, that suggests that federal fire grant spending could be more balanced by adding the losses associated with human fatalities and injuries into how structure fires are calculated.
2/25/19
University at Buffalo faculty, staff and students from civil, industrial and computer science and engineering had a strong presence at the Transportation Research Board’s 98th Annual Meeting.
2/25/19

States such as Alabama, Ohio and Pennsylvania received more than their fair share in 2014, according to new model, while Florida, Texas and others were shortchanged.

2/4/19
An article on Industry Newswire reports on research by Jun Zhuang, associate professor in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, that suggests that most social media users actually play an active role in spreading rumors and misinformation on social media.
1/29/19
An article on EHS Today about safety technology in the workplace mentions a UB study that pointed to the benefits of using wearable devices in the workplace to monitor employees’ fatigue levels and quotes Lora Cavuoto, associate professor of industrial and systems engineering.
1/7/19
An article on Industry Week interviews Lora Cavuoto, associate professor of industrial and systems engineering, about her research on wearable technology in the workplace, which can be used to monitor fatigue levels to reduce injuries and increase productivity, and could help prevent as much as $130 billion per year in health-related productivity losses.