Industrial and Operations Engineering

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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

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