Daniel Gurevich, an undergraduate in ISyE, is the only student from the School to have been named a Petit Scholar for 2017.
The CAREER award is NSF’s most prestigious award in support of the early career-development activities of teacher-scholars.
Georgia Tech place kicker and ISyE senior Harrison Butker has accepted an invitation to participate in the 2017 National Football League Scouting Combine from Feb. 28-March 2 in Indianapolis.
Georgia Tech graduate Shane Kimbrough (M.S. Operations Research 1998) will be in space a bit longer than expected. NASA has announced that Kimbrough will stay onboard the International Space Station (ISS) until April 10. He was originally scheduled to leave at the end of this month. Kimbrough has been on the orbiting laboratory since October 21.
David A. Goldberg will serve as the A. Russell Chandler Associate Professor.
Alejandro Toriello has been promoted to the rank of ISyE associate professor, effective August 15, 2017.
Professor Arkadi Nemirovski, who holds the John Hunter Chair in ISyE, has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering (NAE).
In announcing Nemirovski’s election to the prestigious organization, the NAE commended him for his work in “developing efficient algorithms for large-scale convex optimization problems.”
Valerie Thomas has been reappointed by the USDA and the DOE to serve a second term as a member of the Biomass Research and Development Technical Advisory Committee.
Tuo Zhao joined ISyE as an assistant professor in January 2017.
Anne Stanford recently joined ISyE as the new communications manager, coming to the School from Georgia Tech's Office of Development where she was a senior writer/editor.
Lauren Silver joined ISyE as an academic advisor in January 2017.
Mohit Singh joined ISyE as the H. Milton Stewart Associate Professor in January 2017.
Siva Theja Maguluri joined ISyE as an assistant professor in January 2017.
He Wang joined ISyE as an assistant professor January 2017.
Jeff Caimano joined ISyE as the financial manager in January 2017.
ISyE fourth-year Danielle Mathis balances her time at Georgia Tech between her ISyE studies and a strong interest in the arts. She is responsible for producing an annual fall concert focused on social justice, and this year has written and produced a musical called "What's Going On" with similar themes.
Evren Ozkaya (MSIE 05, Ph.D. 08) has long been fascinated by supply chain management. In this interview he discusses his passion for and interest in supply chains, his motivation for starting a supply chain consulting company, and the future of supply chain management.
Tens of thousands of patients each year are diagnosed with heart valve disease, with many in need of lifesaving surgery to treat the condition.
Now, researchers at the Georgia Tech Manufacturing Institute -- including ISyE Professor Chuck Zhang -- are working on a tool that could help cardiologists care for patients with the disease. Using highly detailed imaging from CT scans, engineers are using 3-D printers to make an exact model of an individual patient’s heart valve.
The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy named Juan Pablo Vielma (Ph.D. IE 2009) as one of the recipients of the 2017 Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE).
The Georgia Institute of Technology has announced a new online master of science degree that will be offered at a quarter of the cost of its on-campus program. The Institute’s top 10-ranked program in analytics will be delivered in collaboration with edX, the leading nonprofit MOOC provider.
Being devoted to public service in a variety of ways has long motivated Lois Johnson, a junior in Georgia Tech’s ISyE. In this interview, she discusses her various leadership roles on Tech’s campus, the Federal Jackets Fellowship that enabled her to intern this past fall at the White House, and the inspiration that came from meeting President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama while she was there.
The role will make Johnson a liaison between civilians and the Army.
For Julianna Trimm of Stone Mountain, Ga., her three older brothers helped her find her place at Georgia Tech and follow in their footsteps to earn a degree from one of the most prestigious public institutions in the country.
Four new faculty members joined ISyE in January 2017: Mohit Singh, Siva Theja Maguluri, He Wang, and Tuo Zhao.
Donte Preston has been awarded the Christopher Scholarship, which honors Barbara Christopher, retiring ISyE communications manager.
Shane Kimbrough (M.S. Operations Research, 1998) is midway through his four-month mission as commander of the International Space Station.
Because food delivery systems in the U.S. are so efficient, they are also potentially excellent bio-weapons delivery systems. A team from ISyE is examining the relationship between the food supply chain and bioterrorism and how to mitigate the risk of a terrorist attack on the U.S. food supply chain.
Today's most pressing problems faced by humanity and our planet are complex, requiring a systems-level perspective, such as that of William W. George Chair and Professor Pinar Keskinocak.
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.
Yao Xie, ISyE Assistant Professor, has been applying her work in Big Data to a geophysical project funded by the National Science Foundation. The project entails mapping shallow earth structures in Yellowstone National Park, with possible further applications for the oil industry.
For Georgia Tech engineers, machine learning presents both opportunities and challenges — and the H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial & Systems Engineering (ISyE) is well positioned to take a leading role.
Bill George (BSIE 64, Honorary Ph.D. 08), former CEO of Medtronic, is Senior Fellow at Harvard Business School specializing in developing authentic leaders. His wife, Dr. Penny George, is a leader in the national movement to transform medicine and health care through the principles and practices of integrative medicine. Together, they founded the George Family Foundation in 1994 to support programs they are passionate about and that transform lives by changing the systems affecting those lives for the better.
Nagi Gebraeel, Georgia Power Associate Professor and Associate Director of the Strategic Energy Institute, is working on two projects that represent the spectrum of optimization and Big Data problems within the energy industry.
The ready availability of electricity is something we take for granted here in the U.S., while many developing African countries do not have the infrastructure to bring electricity to the citizens of their rural regions. This is a problem on which a team from ISyE is working.
ISyE undergraduate Julieanne McCallum shares her thoughts on studying abroad and living a life of balance.
We need to redefine what it means to succeed.
Clean water and sanitation for the developing country of Tanzania are the focus of ISyE alumna Tracy Hawkins. Hawkins is the face of SAFE Water Now (SWN), a U.S.-based nonprofit organization providing expertise, services, and resources to solve the problem of unsafe drinking water in Tanzania.
MRI machines are powerful tools used widely in conventional medicine, including tracking the progression of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and early Alzheimer’s disease (AD).
A team from ISyE worked with collaborators at Harvard Medical School to determine the measurement error rate for MRI machines and its effects on patient diagnosis.
A collaborative project between ISyE and the CDC addresses the issue of organ transplant risk estimation and perception.
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.
ISyE alumna Mallory Soldner is an advanced analytics manager for UPS. She recently gave a TED talk that was featured on the TED website and has been viewed almost 675,000 times. In this interview, Soldner discusses her passion for solving humanitarian issues and the idea of data philanthropy, which was the subject of her TED talk.
ISyE recently joined forces with Amazon to help shape and develop ISyE’s master’s degree in supply chain engineering. To this end, ISyE, the Supply Chain & Logistics Institute, and Amazon have announced funding of $665,000 from Amazon during the next five years.