Research Highlights

Stay up to date on all the research projects underway in ISE.

1/25/17
With the coming epoch of connected vehicles and self-driving vehicles, professor Changxu (Sean) Wu at ISE is leading an NSF-funded research team at UB to investigate the human driver behavior in operating connected vehicles and self-driving vehicles.
1/25/17
The National Football League (NFL) is the highest revenue generating sports league in the world and uses numerous complex rules in scheduling regular season games to maintain fairness, attractiveness and its wide appeal to all fans and franchises.
1/25/17
Large scale planned special events (PSE), such as sporting games, concerts, and parades, attracting high volume of pedestrians, buses and passenger vehicles, result in significant non-recurrent traffic congestion.
1/25/17
Prediction of human error before it occurs is one of the most challenging topics in human factors engineering research.
1/25/17
Professors Jaime Kang and Mark Karwan have recently been awarded a 3-year National Science Foundation grant to define a framework to model and evaluate potential household-level use of Autonomous Vehicles (AVs).
1/23/17
ISE is making a difference in health system quality and effectiveness through a multidisciplinary approach that cuts across traditional areas in ISE to include faculty in service systems (Li Lin), human factors (Ann Bisantz, Lora Cavuoto, Victor Paquet) and operations research (Alex Nikolaev).
1/17/17
Nurses are renowned for taking care of patients, but what about each other? Researchers from Nursing and ISE believe there is a key social ingredient - based upon mutual support, advice, friendship and other traits – that is critical to the success of nursing teams. 
1/17/17
ISE faculty members Sara Behdad, Ann Bisantz, and industry partner Willie Cade are leading an NSF project on remediating Electronic Waste (e-waste) problems.