Industrial and Operations Engineering

featured Industrial and Operations Engineering stories

Professor Emeritus W. Monroe Keyserling creates full fellowship fund for IOE students

U-M IOE professor emeritus, W. Monroe Keyserling, has endowed the W. Monroe Keyserling Fellowship Fund.|Short Read

Julia Coxen selected to serve as a professor and deputy head at West Point

Julia Coxen, U-M IOE PhD candidate and an active-duty colonel in the U.S. Army, has been selected to serve as a PUSMA and deputy head of the Department of Systems Engineering at West Point.|Short Read

Joi Mondisa receives NSF ATE grant to research educational experiences in the welding industry

U-M IOE Assistant Professor Joi Mondisa will lead a collaborative team to investigate the educational experiences, outcomes, and career pathways of welding technology students.|Short Read

Salar Fattahi joins the IOE faculty

Salar Fattahi joins the U-M IOE faculty as an assistant professor this fall.|Short Read

Albert Berahas joins the IOE faculty

Albert Berahas joins the U-M IOE faculty as an assistant professor this fall.|Short Read

The science behind campus bus changes during COVID-19

Engineers used smoke machines, physics-based modeling and route optimization algorithms to quantify risk.|Medium Read
the moon

Deciding how and whether to reopen schools is complex – here’s how rocket scientists would develop a plan

The United States approach to sending astronauts to the moon could help inform our response to COVID-19.|Short Read
A stock image depicting coronavirus testing

How big data could optimize COVID-19 testing

Microsoft-supported project to coordinate site locations, supply distribution.|Medium Read

Viswanath Nagarajan receives NSF funding for research in combinatorial optimization

U-M IOE assistant professor, Viswanath Nagarajan, has received NSF funding for further research on decision-making under uncertainty.|Short Read
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Hunger and COVID: Fighting pandemic-related food insecurity in Detroit

Public policy and engineering team up to improve food access.|Medium Read
The HEAT camera

Turning faces into thermostats

An autonomous HVAC system could provide more comfort with less energy.|Medium Read

Trump’s restrictions on Chinese students stifle American companies, universities and innovation

In an op-ed, Brian Denton shares his perspective on the damages done by placing restrictions on Chinese students in the U.S.|Short Read