Industrial Operations

Siqian Shen. Photo: Joseph Xu, Michigan Engineering.

Tackling COVID-19 problems with industrial engineering

Lessons learned from optimizing retail could help optimize our COVID-19 response.|Short Read
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Stronger, faster, further

Charting a path to powered exoskeletons: A Q&A with Leia Stirling|Medium 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
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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

IOE welcomes new faculty member Raed Al Kontar

Raed Al Kontar will be joining the IOE faculty in September 2018 as an Assistant Professor.|Short Read
Brian Denton 2018 Grad Award

Brian Denton receives INFORMS Graduate Course Professor of the Year Award

IOE professor and incoming IOE chair Brian Denton is the recipient of the INFORMS Graduate Course Professor of the Year Award. |Short Read
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Amy Cohn named APM Professor of the Year

IOE Professor Amy Cohn has been named 2018 Professor of the Year by the Alpha Pi Mu Industrial Engineering Honor Society.|Short Read
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Tarini Arte and Matthew Ross win Crawford Award

IOE students Tarini Arte and Matthew Ross have been chosen as recipients of the Andrew S. Crawford Award for Entrepreneurship Excellence. |Short Read
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Tom Logan awarded Rackham Predoctoral Fellowship

IOE PhD student Tom Logan is one of the 2018–2019 Rackham Predoctoral Fellowship winners.|Short Read
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The rapidly expanding world of atomically thin layered materials

A Q&A with UM’s Wei Lu on ATMLs and research aimed at finding the best ways to make them.|Short Read

Q&A with Brian Denton

The incoming industrial and operations engineering chair talks about his vision for the future.|Medium Read

Brian Denton named next Industrial and Operations Engineering Chair

Denton, who joined U-M’s IOE faculty in 2012, will be the twelfth chair of the department.|Short Read