Industrial and Operations Engineering

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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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Application for 2019 Bonder Fellowship now available for download

The Seth Bonder Fellowship was established to support an IOE graduate student at the University of Michigan in applied operations research.|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
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Jon Lee receives funding for the optimal monitoring of sensor networks

U-M IOE professor, Jon Lee, has received funding from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research / Department of Defense (AFOSR/DOD) to explore the optimal monitoring of sensor networks. |Short Read
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Predicting the next stock market ‘flash crash’

IOE professor Romesh Saigal discusses ways to anticipate market fluctuations.|Short Read
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Tom Logan wins American Association of Geographers student paper award

U-M IOE PhD candidate, Tom Logan, has won the 2019 American Associate of Geographers (AAG) J. X. Kasperson Student Paper Award from the Hazards, Risk, and Disasters section of AAG.|Short Read
Accepting that deadlines have a degree of uncertainty could be the key to more successful projects. Graphic: Shannon Riedel

How to hack your deadline: Admit it’s uncertain

Two simple steps can take the fear out of drop-dead dates. |Short Read
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Seth Guikema and Thomas Chen win U.S. Public Health Service Engineering literary award

U-M IOE's Seth Guikema and Thomas Chen have won the 2019 Robert C Williams Engineering Literary Award from the U.S. Public Health Service. |Short Read