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IOE team receives award for MSOM Society: Service SIG paper competition

At the Fall 2016 INFORMS conference it was announced that Soroush Saghafian, Wallace J. Hopp, Mark P. Van Oyen, Jeffrey S. Desmond and Steven L. Kronick were awarded first prize in the INFORMS MSOM Society Best Paper Award.| Short Read
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IMAGE:  Soroush Saghafian, Wallace J. Hopp, Mark P. Van Oyen part of team awarded first prize in the INFORMS MSOM Society Best Paper Award.

At the Fall 2016 INFORMS conference in Nashville it was announced that Soroush Saghafian, Wallace J. Hopp, Mark P. Van Oyen, Jeffrey S. Desmond and Steven L. Kronick were awarded first prize in the INFORMS MSOM Society Best Paper Award (with an additional award for best paper in the Service SIG area) for their paper: (2014) Complexity-Augmented Triage: A Tool for Improving Patient Safety and Operational Efficiency. Manufacturing & Service Operations Management 16(3):329-345.

Please join the IOE department in congratulating them on this award!

Wally Hopp, Soroush Saghafian, Mark Van Oyen
Researchers

Kevlar-based artificial cartilage mimics the magic of the real thing

In spite of being 80 percent water, cartilage is tough stuff. Now, a synthetic material can pack even more H2O without compromising on strength. | Medium Read