Industrial and Operations Engineering

featured Industrial and Operations Engineering stories

Mitigating uncertainties in remote computer numerical control using data-driven transfer learning

U-M IOE’s Raed Al Kontar receives research funding from Cyber-physical Systems, a National Science Foundation program, for a project centered on the refinement of computer numerical control as a cloud service.|Short Read

Two new IOE associate chair positions created

Two new associate chair positions have been created to provide oversight and administrative leadership to IOE’s undergraduate and graduate programs.|Short Read
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Leia Stirling joins the Industrial and Operations Engineering faculty

Leia Stirling will join the U-M IOE faculty as an associate professor this fall. |Short Read
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Jon Lee selected for Centre de Recherches Mathématiques Scholar-in-Residence Program

U-M IOE's Jon Lee, has been selected as a Simons CRM Professor by The Centre de Recherches Mathématiques (CRM).|Short Read
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Talking with touch

Nadine Sarter is pioneering the use of tactile interfaces to build better conversations between machines and humans|Medium Read

Sarah Jane Bork and Joi Mondisa win American Society for Engineering Education student paper award

U-M IOE researcher, Sarah Jane Bork, and assistant professor, Joi Mondisa, have won the 2019 American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) Graduate Studies Division Best Student Paper Award.|Short Read

U-M engineers receive MCubed funding to improve navigation of built environments by the visually impaired

Three U-M engineers have received MCubed funding to enhance independent navigation and localization for visually impaired individuals in built environments. |Short Read
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IOE hosts international mathematics conference

U-M IOE recently hosted and sponsored the 20th Conference on Integer Programming and Combinatorial Optimization (IPCO XX) in Ann Arbor. |Short Read

IOE faculty and students recognized at IISE Annual Conference and Expo

Three members of the U-M IOE community were recognized for their work at the recent Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineering’s (IISE) Annual Conference and Expo in Orlando.|Short Read
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Building a language of touch: Nadine Sarter Q&A

How do we improve the communication and coordination between humans and machines?|Medium Read
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Alumni Spotlight: Jill Feldman

A Q&A with Jill Feldman on her career and giving back to U-M Industrial and Operations Engineering as an advisory board member and chair. |Medium Read
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Don Chaffin honors late friend, mentor and colleague, Walton Hancock

U-M Industrial and Operations Engineering (IOE) professor emeritus, Don Chaffin, shares his memories of the late Walton Hancock — former chair and professor of Industrial and Operations Engineering, and associate dean of the College of Engineering.|Medium Read