Industrial and Operations Engineering

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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
Three portrait photos of Walt Hancock through the years.

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
Tom Logan

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
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Siqian Shen receives funding from Ford to design integrated ridesharing and goods delivery system

U-M IOE associate professor, Siqian Shen, has received research funding from Ford to explore how mathematical optimization and operations research approaches can improve services that integrate ridesharing with goods delivery.|Short Read
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Jessie Yang receives funding from Dell for analysis of online user-generated data

U-M IOE assistant professor, Jessie Yang, has received research funding from Dell Inc. for sentiment analysis of online user-generated data for business intelligence enrichment.|Short Read
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U-M engineering student team win second prize in INFORMS video contest

A group of U-M Industrial and Operations Engineering (IOE) PhD students have won second place in a video contest to promote operations research, management science and analytics.|Short Read

Xiuli Chao and Ruiwei Jiang receive MCubed funding for data-driven optimization of online retailing

Two U-M Industrial and Operations Engineering (IOE) researchers have received MCubed funding from the University of Michigan for work on data-driven optimization for online retailing.|Short Read
Monument to Joe Louis, AKA The Fist, in Detroit

Conference comes to my hometown

With Detroit hosting the National Society of Black Engineers conference, the chapter president reflects on what it means to him.|Short Read