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.
Thirty-one Senior Design teams from Georgia Tech’s Stewart School of Industrial & Systems Engineering (ISyE) completed real-world Capstone projects for the spring 2017 semester. The 31 teams presented their projects at the spring 2017 Capstone Expo on April 18, 2017. Out of this group, four teams — CDC Contact Tracing, CDC Smoke, Emory Discharge, and MBUSA Drone – were chosen as finalists to compete in the ISyE Best of Senior Design on May 3. Team MBUSA Drone was selected as the first-place winner.
Imagine being given the task of relocating over two million books and other research materials from a library to another building almost five miles away. And a time frame of just a few months in which to complete the project.
This is exactly the challenge that was being faced by the staff of Georgia Tech’s library in the spring of 2016. A Senior Design team from ISyE stepped in to help with the process.
Twenty-three teams from the Stewart School of Industrial & Systems Engineering participated in the Fall 2016 Senior Design Capstone Expo on Dec. 6, 2016. At the Expo, Team Wrigley’s Lifesavers took home the ISyE Judges’ Choice Award. Out of the 23 teams, three – GTAA Gameday Flow, Janssen Plan, and CDC HIV Network – were selected as finalists to compete in Best of Senior Design on Dec. 14.
Twenty-eight teams presented their projects at the spring 2016 Capstone Expo. Out of this group, three teams — Interface Prod, reFUEL, and UPS Air Opt —were chosen as finalists to compete in the Best of Senior Design on May 4.
Out of thirty teams of undergraduate students from ISyE, The Home Depot team took home first place at the Spring 2015 Senior Design Competition.
The CDC Senior Design team, who placed as finalists in the Fall 2014 Senior Design Competition, can add another accolade to their project – taking home first place in the Technical Paper Competition at the IIE Southeast Regional Conference at Mississippi State University.
Out of twenty four teams of undergraduate students in the Stewart School of Industrial & Systems Engineering (ISyE), the Emory Winship Senior Design Team took home first place in the Fall 2014 Senior Design Competition.
ISyE Senior Design participated in the Georgia Tech Capstone Design Expo held December 5 at McCamish Pavilion. This year’s finalist includes the teams who worked on projects for the CDC, Emory (Winship), Interface, and UPS (Peak).
Out of twenty four teams of undergraduate students in the Stewart School of Industrial & Systems Engineering, the World Food Program team received the first place award in the Spring 2014 Senior Design Competition.
ISyE Senior Design participated in the Georgia Tech Capstone Design Expo held April 24 at McCamish Pavilion. Out of the 170 participating teams from across campus, 24 were from ISyE. At the end of the Expo, three ISyE finalists were announced: Heidelberg Spare Parts, Manheim SureSell, and United Nations World Food Program. These teams will move on to present their project at the ISyE Senior Design Finalist presentation on Wednesday April 30 at 6:30pm in Klaus 1443.
Two ISyE Senior design teams took first and second place at the IIE Southeastern regional conference for their student technical papers on March 2014.
The Home Depot team has received the first place award in the ISyE Fall 2013 Senior Design Competition. Students Lauren Kley, Drew Keller, Michael Gilkenson, Bryce Ferguson, Robert Faulk, Silvana Vivanco, Jing Mei Ho, and Melanie Ostis, guided by their faculty advisor, Steve Hackman, were chosen for their project “Analyzing paint Department Operations to Improve Customer Service.”
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.
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.
Out of seventeen teams of undergraduate students in the Stewart School of Industrial & Systems Engineering (ISyE), the Interface team has been selected to receive the coveted first place award in the Fall 2012 Senior Design Competition.
The GE Energy Senior Design team won first place in the Spring 2012 Senior Design Competition for their project, “Wind Turbine Offloading Optimization Strategy.”
A team of ISyE undergraduate students, who won the fall 2011 Senior Design Competition, received first place in the IIE Undergraduate Student Technical Paper Competition for their project “Private Fleet Optimization.”
John Kang, IE 2011, and his father Chang W. Kang, PhD recently shared a unique Senior Design experience.
The winning fall 2011 Senior Design team has been featured in an article for The New York Times titled “RMI Sponsors Award-Winning Student Design Team from Georgia Tech.”
Senior Design pushes students to apply what they have learned in the classroom to solve a complex real-world problem that has a defined bottom-line impact for a corporation.
Three out of seventeen teams of undergraduate students in ISyE were chosen as finalist in the Senior Design Competition. The team who worked on a project sponsored by Railcar Management, Inc. received the coveted first place award.
Out of the 24 Senior Design teams who tackled solving real-world problems for a variety of companies this semester, three teams rose to the top to find themselves in the much sought after and hard won position of being finalist in the end-of- semester Senior Design Competition. The three finalist teams, listed in alphabetical order by organization, include: Comcast, Gwinnett County Public Schools, and United Parcel Service. The team who worked on a project sponsored by Comcast garnered first place in the competition
Students comprising the GE Energy project team, the winning team in the Fall 2010 Senior Design Project competition, credit team work as being a considerable factor that drove their team to win the renowned competition and an experience they look forward to transferring as they take on projects in their work environments.
In a field of outstanding project teams, the UPS team stood out as the Spring 2010 winner of the renowned Senior Deign Project competition. Considered to be the most important and most challenging undergraduate industrial engineering course, Senior Design pushes students to apply what they have learned in the classroom in solving a complex real-world problem.
In the spring of 2008, UPS desired to re-bid its network and reassign lanes to carriers, and they turned to ISyE Senior Design for assistance. A team of six ISyE undergraduate students comprised of Katie Buckler, Carlanna Cunningham, Jay Hennington, Kevin Kitchens, Patrick Odneal, and Richard Ward worked with UPS to provide not just a new selection of carriers but also a new way of approaching the entire process of choosing a carrier for each lane. The ISyE Senior Design team created a user-friendly tool for UPS to run its auctions and was able to save UPS about $1.3 million per year in carrier costs.
Three student teams working with the CDC, Office Depot, and Whirlpool Corporation competed to win first prize in ISyE's Senior Design competition at the end of fall semester, 2007.