Industrial and Operations Engineering

featured Industrial and Operations Engineering stories
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Clive D’Souza Awarded by the Council for Disability Concerns

U-M IOE Assistant Professor Clive D’Souza was awarded a Certificate of Appreciation by the Council for Disability Concerns.|Short Read
Professors Lionel Robert and X. Jessie Yang stand in front of an autonomous vehicle at Mcity

What humans want, in an automated car

U-M researchers examined how a person’s perception of safety in an autonomous vehicle was influenced by its “personality” traits.|Medium Read
Duke Morrow, 62, participates in a study about autonomous vehicle accessibility with Clive D'Souza

An inclusive autonomous shuttle for those with physical disabilities

Proof-of-concept service will gather systematic, real-world data to put users first.|Short Read

Joi Mondisa receives funding to explore the use of virtual mentoring

U-M IOE Assistant Professor Joi Mondisa has received funding for a project aimed at evaluating the use of virtual mentoring for HBCU undergraduate students in computer science. |Short Read
Surgeons operating

How opt-out organ donation could affect U.S. waiting lists

A lack of consent plays a role in preventing donation from up to 40% of otherwise eligible donors. |Medium Read

Yifan Li and Ruikun Luo win 2019 student HFES Awards

U-M graduate students Yifan Li and Ruikun Luo have both won 2019 Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES) student awards.|Short Read

Xiuli Chao and Brian Denton elected as INFORMS Fellows

U-M IOE’s Xiuli Chao and Brian Denton have been elected as INFORMS fellows for the class of 2019.|Short Read

Xiuli Chao receives funding to improve the efficiencies of sharing economy

Xiuli Chao receives funding from Didi for a project focused on improving the efficiencies of sharing economy through enhanced matching and contract design.|Short Read

Alumni Spotlight: Bethany Weeby

A Q&A with incoming Advisory Board Chair and IOE alum, Bethany Weeby, on the business side of where an engineer can take their career and the importance of DEI in the workplace.|Medium Read

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