The Stewart School of Industrial & Systems Engineering (ISyE) works closely with a wide network of collaborators. Here are 10 commonly employed mechanisms in which ISyE and the professional community are working together for mutual benefit. For more information, visit www.isye.gatech.edu/about/how-to-work/
Nagi Gebraeel, the Chandler Family Associate Professor in ISyE, and his Ph.D. students use sensor data from a turbojet simulation to document the various scenarios that predict engine malfunction or failure, helping extend engine life and may also be a source for future design enhancements.
The expansion of the Panama Canal has been the focus of many logistics industry discussions for almost a decade now. Students from two of Georgia Tech’s Stewart School of Industrial & Systems Engineering’s graduate programs paired up to examine the issue of whether widening this heavily trafficked waterway will lead to a seismic shift in China-U.S. supply chains as some analysts predict or simply have a subtle impact.
This past year, Georgia Tech introduced the Grand Challenges Living Learning Community, a new program for incoming freshman that offers students the opportunity to participate in a unique, multidisciplinary learning lab. Out of the 110 students who participated, seven were industrial engineering students.
In the classroom, Valerie Thomas, Anderson Interface Associate Professor of Natural Systems, and her students investigate energy and materials efficiency, sustainability measures, and industrial ecology. At home, she and her family apply sustainability science to everyday life by experimenting with a unique approach to cooking.
Over the past few decades, the H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial & Systems Engineering has seen sweeping changes. But a few things have remained remarkably consistent — and we’re not just talking about high rankings.
This year, six new faces have joined the Stewart School of Industrial & Systems Engineering’s (ISyE) Advisory Board for the 2013–2017 term. Don Greene, IE 1980, Joaquín González Varela, Neca Holley, IE 1986, Andrew Ibbotson, IE 1998, Charlie Murrah, IE 1984, and Jocelyn Stargel, IE 1982, MS 1986, were inducted during the annual spring meeting held in May. Existing board member, Lou Fouts, IE 1990, will now serve as the board’s chair.
If you wanted to learn how to survive in the water, Georgia Tech had just the course for you. From 1940 until 1987, drownproofing, a method for surviving in the water for long periods of time, was a required course for Georgia Tech students.
Graduates of ISyE are known for making an extraordinary mark in the world as leaders in the field. However, many students in ISyE begin making an impact as leaders long before graduation, serving in various roles across campus. Four IE presidents of the Student Government Association recently took a moment to reminisce about their individual experiences in this role and how it shaped their futures.
It has been over 40 years since Jerry Thuesen first stepped foot on the Georgia Tech campus as an associate professor in what is today the Stewart School of Industrial & Systems Engineering (ISyE). In 1968, with just 16 faculty members, industrial engineering at Georgia Tech had grown to become the largest academic program of its kind in the United States.
For the first time, ISyE Senior Design participated in the Georgia Tech Capstone Design Expo held December 5 at McCamish Pavilion. Three teams have placed as finalists out of the 24 ISyE teams judged: Coca-Cola Refreshments, The Home Depot, and United Soft Plastics.
Alan Erera has been appointed associate chair for graduate studies for the Stewart School of Industrial & Systems Engineering.
Guy Primus, IE 1992, provided a look behind the curtain of entertainment and shared case studies that demonstrate how the principles of industrial engineering are apparent in the most artsy of industries. Watch the lecture here: http://b.gatech.edu/17FwPcv
Ozlem Ergun, Coca Cola Associate Professor, Pinar Keskinocak, Joseph C. Mellow Professor, and Ph.D. student Melih Celik explain what’s next in the Typhoon Haiyan clean-up process in a recent posting in the Amplifer, Georgia Tech’s blog.
Professor Sigrun Andradottir and Associate Professor Seong-Hee Kim are the recipients of the Naval Research Logistics 2013 Harold W. Kuhn Award.
Nicoleta Serban talks about her decision to become a foster mother, the process involved, and the unique mindset it requires.
Judith Norback recently released her new book, Oral Communication Excellence for Engineers and Scientists, with free access to Georgia Tech Students .
Georgia Tech engineering alumnus and Professor Emeritus, Nelson Kimball Rogers, MS IE 1956, passed away on September 15, 2013.
Georgia Tech's Stewart School of Industrial & Systems Engineering (ISyE) undergraduate program maintained its top ranking in the 2014 Edition of America's Best Colleges by U.S. News and World Report.
Joel Sokol has been appointed as the Fouts Family Associate Professor in the Stewart School of Industrial & Systems Engineering for a three year term of service, beginning August 15, 2013.
Ton Dieker has been appointed as the Fouts Family Assistant Professor in the Stewart School of Industrial & Systems Engineering for a three year term of service, beginning August 15, 2013.
Santanu Dey has been appointed the Fouts Family Assistant Professor in the Stewart School of Industrial & Systems Engineering for a three year term of service, beginning August 15, 2013.
Özlem Ergun has been appointed the Coca Cola Associate Professor in the Stewart School of Industrial & Systems Engineering for a three year term of service, beginning August 15, 2013.
Nagi Gebraeel has been appointed Chandler Family Associate Professor in the Stewart School of Industrial & Systems Engineering for a three year term of service, beginning August 15, 2013.
Professor Jim Dai was appointed the Chandler Family Chair which is designed to enhance ISyE’s ability to “identify and employ a senior professor of international eminence in the fields associated with the missions of the School.
ISyE Professor Alexander (Alex) Shapiro is the recipient of the prestigious Khachiyan Prize for outstanding lifetime contributions to the field of optimization by an individual or team for his life-time achievements in the field of optimization.
Professor Xiaoming Huo to serve as a program director of Statistics at National Science Foundation for one year.
Research surrounding smart grid issues is a major focus of energy and sustainable infrastructure studies at Georgia Tech. The Stewart School of Industrial & Systems Engineering plays a strong role in researching and studying these issues.
ISyE welcomes four new assistant professors to the faculty this August. They include: Marco Molinaro, Alejandro Toriello, Yao Xie, and Enlu Zhou.
Professors Chip White and Alan Erera participated in the by invitation-only E.U.-U.S. Transportation Research Symposium on City Logistics Research that was held from May 30-31 at the National Academy of Sciences in Washington, D.C.
Ton Dieker has been awarded an IBM Faculty Award, a competitive worldwide award intended to foster collaboration between researchers at leading universities worldwide and those in IBM research, development and services organizations.
ISyE hosted Mission Possible for rising 10th to 12th grade high school students to learn more about the fascinating world of industrial engineering.
Jianjun Shi was elected an Academician of the International Academy for Quality at the European Organization for Quality Congress on June 19, 2013. He also gave a keynote lecture on “Data Fusion for In-Process Quality Improvement” during the 5th Manufacturing Engineering Society International Conference on June 26.
Valerie Thomas, Anderson Interface Associate Professor of Natural Systems at ISyE, worked with a team of Georgia Tech researchers to compare the life-cycle energy consumption, greenhouse gas emissions, and total cost of ownership of medium-electric and diesel urban delivery trucks for a range of drive cycles and electricity generation scenarios.
Engineering alumnus and CoE Advisory Board member Edward Ernesto Iacobucci, BS IE 1975, passed away June 21, 2013. A man known in the business world for his tenacity, Ed fought a difficult, 16-month battle with pancreatic cancer.
Jane L. Snowdon, Ph.D. IE 1994, has been appointed IBM Chief Innovation Officer for U.S. Federal, a first-of-a-kind role created by IBM for a technology vendor serving the U.S. Federal government.
Don Greene, IE 1980, Joaquin Gonzalez Varela, Neca Holley, IE 1986, Andrew Ibbotson, IE 1998, Charles Murrah, IE 1984, and Jocelyn Stargel, IE 1982, MS IE 1986, were inducted into the ISyE Advisory Board during the annual spring meeting.
The tornado that hit Moore, Oklahoma, on May 20, 2013 resulted in loss of life and heart-wrenching devastation. ISyE works in a variety of ways to support humanitarian relief by system transformations through education, outreach, projects and research.
Richard Lu, a second year undergraduate student in the Stewart School of Industrial & Systems Engineering, is going beyond his required IE coursework, and tackling real world problems through undergraduate research.
Amar Ramudhin and Don Ratliff were authors of a recent study, titled "Assessment of Port Performance and Port Connectivity Study in Belize, Central America, and the Dominican Republic," which was released at the annual meeting of the Inter-American Development Bank in Panama March 14-17.
Out of 27 teams of undergraduate students in the Stewart School of Industrial & Systems Engineering (ISyE), the Pratt & Whitney team has been selected to receive the coveted first place award in the Spring 2013 Senior Design Competition.
Sweeping revisions to Costa Rica's medical-products registration process are receiving one last in-house review before the final recommendations are delivered to officials at the Ministry of Health. The project, initiated at the request of Costa Rican President Laura Chinchilla, is one of three major initiatives on the docket at Georgia Tech's Costa Rica Trade, Innovation, and Productivity Center.
Every day, billions of bytes of data are generated from product realization, purchasing transactions, information collected from health centers, and more. Engineers in the Stewart School of Industrial & Systems Engineering are tackling the challenges of big data sets to solve logistics problems in high volume distribution centers, improve manufacturing processes, build predictive models, and make advancements in healthcare, to name a few.
The Stewart School of Industrial & Systems Engineering held its annual Undergraduate Student Awards Ceremony on April 18, 2013.
The Georgia Tech Stewart School of Industrial & Systems Engineering's graduate program maintained its top ranking once again in the just released 2014 edition of the U.S. News & World Report.
Georgia Tech has brought its world-class logistics know-how to Panama with the founding of the Georgia Tech Panama Logistics Innovation & Research Center, which aims to bolster the supply chain and logistics systems that will power Panama into the future.
Mallory Soldner, a Ph.D. student in the Stewart School of Industrial & Systems Engineering, has been selected as the Institute of Industrial Engineers representative for the 2013 New Faces of Engineering, a program that honors promising young engineers who are contributing greatly to society, thus promoting the image of engineering globally.
Matthew Plumlee is a third year Ph.D. student in ISyE who's research interests focus on system informatics for product and process improvement.
This summer, ISyE will be hosting the second annual Mission Possible STEM Summer Enrichment Program designed to introduce rising 10th and 12th grade high school students to the fascinating world of industrial engineering.
Ronald L. Johnson, retired 2-Star Army General and graduate of ISyE, has accepted a joint appointment at Georgia Tech. Effective January 2, 2013, he will serve as a Professor of Practice in ISyE, and the Managing Director of the Tennenbaum Institute.
Craig Tovey has been appointed the David M. McKenney Family Professorship in the Stewart School of Industrial & Systems Engineering for a three year term, beginning January 1, 2013.
Andrea Laliberte, IE 1982, MS IE 1984, has joined the Stewart School of Industrial & Systems Engineering as the Edenfield Executive in Residence as of January 1, 2013.