Muiz Wani, an ISyE sophomore, participated in Georgia Tech's Federal Jackets program during the fall 2017 semester as an intern for the U.S. House of Representative's Commitee on Science, Space, and Technology.
Honeybee behavior inspired a web hosting algorithm that saved significant costs. But looking to nature for inspiration in engineering can also go wrong. Take slime mold: As a model for connectivity, though it pulls off amazing feats, it falls flat in comparison to classical algorithms.
ISyE professor Jianjun “Jan” Shi has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering’s Class of 2018. Election to the NAE is among the highest professional distinctions accorded to an engineer.
ISyE announced that Coca-Cola Chair in Engineering Statistics and Professor Jeff Wu has been honored with the American Society for Quality’s 2017 Brumbaugh Award.
Alexandra Mandrycky works with the Wild as a hockey operations analyst gathering and analyzing data for management, coaches, and scouts to help them make better, more informed decisions.
The Georgia Tech Alumni Association’s Gold & White Honors Gala is an evening to celebrate Georgia Tech’s leadership and serves as a fundraiser in support of Alumni Association Student Programs. At the 2018 event, two alumni from ISyE were honored: Carey Brown and Annie Walker.
Rita Breen is a Double Jacket: She earned her B.S. in psychology from Georgia Tech in 1990 and her M.S. in industrial engineering from ISyE in 1992. In this interview, Breen talks about how her psychology and ISyE degrees complement one another, the career path that led to her current role as executive director of both the Georgia Power Foundation, Inc. and the Southern Company Charitable Foundation, and how she uses her ISyE skills in this role.
ISyE senior Shannon Gerhard is busy -- very busy. In addition to a double major, she serves as a TA for ISYE 2027 and an electronmagnetics physics course. When she does have free time, Gerhard can be found in her kitchen turning out amazing baked goods, which satisfies her creative side.
George Family Foundation Assistant Professor at the Stewart School of Industrial & Systems Engineering Turgay Ayer is conducting research focused on developing decision support tools to make optimal hepatitis C treatment decisions.
ISyE alumna Yuxi Wu has been avidly interested in supply chain and logistics ever since she was an undergraduate at Ohio State University, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in logistics management. ISyE's world-class academic reputation drew her to the Stewart School for her master’s in supply chain engineering. In this interview, she talks about her particular interest in humanitarian supply chain and her current role with UNICEF in Amman, Jordan.
Ben Lammers (ME) and Chanin Scott (ISyE) see success in the classroom and on the court.
ISyE Assistant Professor Yao Xie has been working with the Atlanta Police Department to create an algorithm that finds connections between crime incidents.
An Algenol-Georgia Tech team that includes ISyE Anderson Interface Professor of Natural Systems Valerie Thomas is working to produce ethanol from cyanobacteria.
ISyE alumna Errika Moore reflects on her career history of STEM advocacy and on how she lives out her personal mantra of "making an impact, making a difference."
This summer, a group of Georgia Tech students will study and live in the “Tech Square of Panama.” The program design is ideal for ISyE students.
ISyE alumnus Jim McClelland reflects on his inspiring 40-year career with Goodwill Industries of Central Indiana and his current role as Indiana's drug czar.
ISyE Director of Student Services Dawn Strickland reflects on her experience teaching Georgia Tech students abroad in the AE/ISyE Limerick Summer Program.
In this profile, Damon P. Williams reflects on his complementary careers: his work as an ISyE lecturer and advisor and as a head pastor of a large church in Atlanta, Georgia.
It is not an overstatement to say that Arkadi Nemirovski and George Nemhauser -- colleagues and friends -- have made an extraordinary impact on their specialties within optimization, and as a result have advanced not only the field, but also ISyE and Georgia Tech. This article provides an overview of their groundbreaking contributions and careers.
ISyE Assistant Professor Kamran Paynabar reflects on how he applied the "flipped classroom" instruction model -- and the results -- to teaching Basic Statistical Methods.
ISyE is home to the MSSCE Systems Design track and is also connected to the Online Master of Science in Analytics, as well as the new machine learning Ph.D. program.
At the fall 2017 Senior Design Capstone Expo, something happened that has never occurred before: Two of the 136 participating teams were announced as tied for overall winners. Both teams were from Georgia Tech’s Stewart School of Industrial & Systems Engineering (ISyE). And just a few days later, both Capstone winners – Emory Quality Metrics and Bacon ‘n’ Eggs – were selected from among 20 Senior Design teams as finalists in the ISyE Best of Senior Design, along with team Mercedes-Benz Stadium.
ISyE undergraduate Kaitlin Rizk writes about her experiences with STEM growing up, and how they have led her to found Stempower on Georgia Tech's campus to empower young women in the STEM fields.
Ellen Min was able to have the quintessential college experience building relationships and engaging with the campus community in ways that surprised her.
For a number of recent graduates of the H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial & Systems Engineering at Georgia Tech, the experience has provided a springboard for successful academic careers at colleges and universities across the country. Some have remained in industrial engineering disciplines while others have obtained positions teaching business, underscoring the versatility of an ISyE education at Georgia Tech.
For the past two summers, Daniel Kurniawan, an ISyE senior, has had what might possibly be considered one of the coolest internships an industrial engineering student could have: He worked for SpaceX, the company founded by entrepreneur Elon Musk (also of Tesla fame), with the ultimate goal of sending people to live on other planets.
In this interview, he talks about his two internships and how ISyE students can branch out into unusual applications of their degree.
Supported by the Directorates for Engineering and Computer and Information Science and Engineering through the Smart and Connected Health initiative, the National Science Foundation has awarded a $1.2 million grant over four years to a team of researchers to study the elimination of hepatitis C in the United States.
Sheena Ganju is a senior in ISyE and also station manager of Georgia Tech's on-campus radio station, WREK Radio, which broadcasts to almost all of Georgia at 100,000 watts. In this interview, Ganju discusses WREK Radio’s history – the station will be celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2018, as well as how she came to be involved with WREK, and the specific policies and programs she’s been able to implement as station manager. There is also a link to a longer version of the interview in podcast format.