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Study examines Boston Marathon bombing, Hurricane Sandy; also finds most users fail to correct misinformation.


Congratulations to Dr. Chase Murray for being one of the 175 university researchers across 36 states at 91 institutions to receive a Research Equipment Award from the Department of Defense (DoD).

An article in the Dayton Daily News about the March 22 death of a forklift operator at an automotive glass company in Moraine, Ohio, and concerns that high-pressure work environments across the country are causing more injuries on the job interviews Lora Cavuoto, assistant professor of industrial and systems engineering.
The Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineering (IISE)  held elections on February 2, 2018  to fill four open positions on their 14-person Board of Trustees.  Dr. Ann Bisantz was elected Senior Vice President of Academics and will serve for a three year term,  beginning on April 1.  All IISE professional members are eligible to cast ballots in the election process.

Industrial and systems engineering alumnus Michael Moskal has been recognized for his contributions to the Florida high tech industry.

James F. van Oss is passionate about his alma mater and in giving back to the University at Buffalo and the community at large.
An article on the website of the American Society of Safety Engineers about how time changes impact worker fatigue and safety interviews Lora Cavuoto, assistant professor of industrial and systems engineering.
An article on Science News for Students, a publication of the Society for Science & the Public, features Vader Systems, which worked with UB engineers to develop a liquid metal 3-D printing machine that employs magnetic fields to squeeze liquid metal into drops of precise sizes that are squirted onto a surface and then harden to build a solid metal object.