Bill George (BSIE 1964, Honorary PhD 2008), professor of management practice at Harvard Business School and author of five best-selling books, shares his thoughts on leadership.
ISyE Provides Leadership in the Evolution and Growth of Supply Chain Engineering: Closing the gap between state-of-the-art and state-of-practice.
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.
Kwok Tsui has accepted a position at the City University of Hong Kong where he will serve as Head of the Systems Engineering and Engineering Management and Mechanical and Biomedical Engineering department, and Chair Professor of Industrial Engineering effective January 1, 2012.
Bill Cook recently wrote an article for The New York Times titled “The Problem of the Traveling Politician,” suggesting optimal travel routes that will save time and gasoline for politicians who are preparing to hit the campaign trail.
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.
Leon McGinnis, Eugene C. Gwaltney Chair in Manufacturing Systems and professor in ISyE, has announced his plans to retire from Georgia Tech effective December 31, 2011.
A life of purpose through inspiration and leadership is the way Jose Sarmiento, an undergraduate student in ISyE, plans to bring positive changes to the world.
Pinar Keskinocak has been serving on the Clinical Decision Support Expert Panel to improve the accuracy and consistency of clinical decision support provided by Immunization Information Systems (IIS) to healthcare providers for evaluating and scheduling patients’ immunizations.
The Georgia Tech Health and Humanitarian Logistics Center faculty are working on a Caribbean Hazard Assessment Mitigation and Preparedness initiative.
The 2012 Conference on Health and Humanitarian Logistics: Creating Sustainable Health and Humanitarian Systems will be held March 21-23, 2012 in Hamburg, Germany.
Amar Ramudhin authored the eighth installment of the Cool Insights column titled “The Need for a Standard Reference Model for Food Chains,” for the November/December issue of Food Logistics.
Luyi Gui, a PhD student in ISyE, received the 2011 Blanchard Award Fellowship on Monday, December 5, in honor of the late Ray Anderson, (IE 1956, Honorary PhD 2011).
PhD student Daniel Dadush was selected as the winner of the 2011 INFORMS Optimization Society Student Paper Prize for his paper “On the Chvatal-Gomory Closure of a Compact Convex Set.”
Jessica Heier Stamm, PhD IE 2010, is the recipient of the 2011 INFORMS Transportation and Logistics Society Dissertation Prize for her dissertation, “Design and Analysis of Humanitarian and Public Health Logistics Systems.”
Turgay Ayer, assistant professor in ISyE, was honored with three awards during the 2011 INFORMS Annual Meeting for his research in breast cancer screening policies.
During the 2011 INFORMS National Meeting, Sigrun Andradottir, professor in ISyE, was presented with the Kuhn Award for her paper “Adaptive Random Search for Continuous Simulation Optimization,” co-authored with Andrei Prudius.
Two ISyE PhD students, advised by Roshan Vengazhiyil, placed first in the Quality, Statistics, and Reliability Section of INFORMS during the 2011 INFORMS Annual Meeting.
Two groups of students advised by Julie Swann were awarded first place at the 22nd Annual Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) Student Paper Competition.
Evan Toporek, 1993 IE, is the CEO, partner, and member of the Board of Directors for Alternative Apparel, a leading lifestyle apparel brand that specializes in casual clothing for young men and women.
Professor Paul Kvam has been appointed associate chair for graduate studies in ISyE effective December 1, 2011.
In May of 2011, Michael Ehmann, a second year undergraduate student in ISyE, opened his own SAT/ACT tutoring business with a company called Ivy Insiders.
After forty years of dedicated service to Georgia Tech, Gary Parker, associate chair for graduate studies in ISyE, will retire effective November 30, 2011.
Julie L. Swann was among the “rising stars” who received this year’s Atlanta Business Chronicle’s 40 Under 40 Award at a ceremony held at the Fox Theatre on November 10, 2011.
The Georgia Tech Health & Humanitarian Logistics Center will be offering a new Humanitarian Logistics Professional Certificate Program in 2012 designed for practitioners in non-governmental organizations, government, industry, and military.
Bill Cook was elected as a member of the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) for his theoretical and computational contributions to discrete optimization during the 2011 NAE Annual Meeting.
INFORMS has announced a list of finalists for its various prizes and awards to be given at the upcoming 2011 INFORMS Annual Meeting in Charlotte, North Carolina on November 13.
Traveling through Latin America, the EMIL-SCS class of 2012 completed their third residence in September.
In a short video, Leon McGinnis discusses his research in model-based systems engineering.
The Georgia Tech Supply Chain Executive Forum recently held its fall meeting, “Building Customer Value Through Supply Chain Service Innovation,” on October 25-26, 2011.
Professor Craig Tovey recently explained to a class of ISyE students the column geometry of the simplex method.
Sherri Ramson and Eric Ramson, a brother and sister duo who recently graduated from ISyE, pursued a degree at Georgia Tech after being in the workforce for ten years.
The Georgia Tech Supply Chain & Logistics Institute is excited to offer a new series of cold chain courses in conjunction with the Georgia Tech Integrated Food Chain Center, UC Davis Postharvest Technology Center, and Sterling Solutions. These courses will assist you and your organization in developing solutions and practices to continuously improve your organization’s Cold Chains.
After receiving his PhD from the H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISyE), Ran Jin has accepted a position as an assistant professor at the Grado Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Virginia Tech (VT).
Julie L. Swann, Harold R. and Mary Anne Nash Associate Professor in the Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering and co-director of the Georgia Tech Center for Health and Humanitarian Logistics, has been invited to speak at the 2012 American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Annual Meeting in Vancouver February 16-20.
Breona Jenkins, an undergraduate student in the H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISyE), is among the top of her class for academic achievement and leadership.
In the October 2011 issue of Food Logistics, Nick Pacitti, a lecturer at the Georgia Tech Supply Chain & Logistics Institute and a partner with Sterling Solutions, authored the seventh installment for the Cool Insights column, titled “Beyond Current Perishable Logistics Strategies and Processes.”
Connor Perkett, a President’s Scholar (PS) at Georgia Tech, is a second year undergraduate student in the H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISyE) on track to graduate in the spring of 2014. Perkett is a member of Lambda Sigma Honor Society, an honorary organization for sophomores dedicated to leadership and service.
For the first time, undergraduate students in the H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISyE) participated in Caterpillar’s supply chain simulation game, during Professor Chen Zhou’s IE freshman seminar class.
The Center for Health and Humanitarian Logistics's long-term viability and effectiveness has received a significant boost thanks to a recent seven-figure estate commitment from Richard E. “Rick” Zalesky Jr., also known as “Zaz”, CE 1978, and Charlene Oxford Zalesky, HS 1977.
The Georgia Tech Quantitative and Computational Finance Day Symposium will be held October 21 at the Georgia Tech Global Learning & Conference Center.
Alumnus Bill George (IE 1964, Honorary PhD 2008) has released a new book entitled True North Groups: A Powerful Path to Personal and Leadership Development, written with co-author Doug Baker, president of True North Groups Institute.
In the September 2011 issue of Food Logistics, Alejandro MacCawley, PhD student in the Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering and research associate for the Georgia Tech Integrated Food Chain Center, authored the sixth installment for the Cool Insights column, titled “What You Produce… is What Your Consumer Gets?”
A roundtable discussion entitled “How to Better Coordinate Humanitarian Response” will take place on October 27, 2011 from 2:00-5:00 p.m. at the Georgia Tech Marcus Nanotechnology Building during the 2011 “France-Atlanta: Together Towards Innovation” conference.
Nagi Gebraeel, associate professor in the H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Georgia Tech, conducts research in the area of detecting and preventing failure in engineering systems as they degrade over time.
Joel Sokol, associate professor of the H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISyE), has been selected to attend the National Academy of Engineering’s (NAE) 2011 Frontiers of Engineering Education (FOEE) Symposium. Sokol was selected for being among the nation’s most engaged and innovative engineering educators.
Chelsea “Chip” White recently returned after spending a year in Abu Dhabi assisting in the launch of an industrial and systems engineering department and Logistics Institute at Khalifa University of Science, Technology and Research.
The Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering's (ISyE) undergraduate program maintained its top ranking in the just released 2012 edition of America's Best Colleges by U.S. News & World Report. This issue marks the seventeenth year that ISyE has ranked as the foremost program of its kind in the nation at the undergraduate level within industrial/manufacturing engineering category.
Adjoa Aka, an undergraduate student in the H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISyE), is volunteering with the Georgia Tech chapter of Engineers Without Borders (EWB-GT) in their fundraising efforts as they prepare to send a team of students to Cameroon, Africa in December to implement a clean water distribution system.
The Georgia Tech Health & Humanitarian Logistics Center is launching a new Humanitarian Logistics Professional Certificate Program. This executive learning program is designed for practitioners in non-governmental organizations, government, industry, and military who are active participants in humanitarian relief operations and seeking to build skills to improve decision making in preparedness, response, and system design.
In June, the Executive Masters in International Logistics & Supply Chain Strategy (EMIL-SCS) class of 2012 ventured off to Europe for their first international residence.
In the spring of 2011, the EMIL-SCS program welcomed their 9th class. The Class of 2012 is made up of 17 men and three women primarily from the United States; although, the program welcomed students from Thailand, Canada, Venezuela and Zimbabwe as well.
This report, co-produced by American Shipper and Georgia Tech's Executive Masters in International Logistics & Supply Chain Strategy, provides a gauge on roles, responsibilities, compensation, and opportunities prevalent in the industry today.
In the July 2011 issue of Food Logistics, Dr. Dario Solis, managing director of the Georgia Tech Panama Logistics Innovation & Research Center, authored the fifth installment for the Cool Insights column, titled “A New Cold Chain for Panama.” In the column, Solis writes on the Georgia Tech Panama Logistics Innovation & Research Center’s support of the Panamanian government’s recent work to transform into a trade hub for the Americas, through the development of a new cold chain infrastructure.
The Executive Masters in International Logistics & Supply Chain Strategy (EMIL-SCS) class of 2011, the most international class in the history of the EMIL-SCS program, graduated with a Master’s in International Logistics on August 5, 2011, after completing five residences and a required global project.
C.F. Jeff Wu, Coca-Cola Chair in Engineering Statistics and professor in the H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISyE) at Georgia Tech, was selected by the Committee of Presidents of Statistical Societies (COPSS) as the recipient of the 2011 COPPS Fisher Lecture Award.
Ray C. Anderson (IE 1956, Honorary PhD 2011), founder and chairman of Interface Inc. and noted environmentalist, died Monday at age 77 after a 20-month battle with cancer. He died at his home in Atlanta surrounded by family.
Georgia Tech's Executive Masters in International Logistics & Supply Chain Strategy (EMIL-SCS) program offered through the H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISyE) has been invited to again partner with Colombia's Logistics International Congress for the August 3-4, 2011 SALA International Logistics Fair in Bogota, Columbia.
Eva K. Lee, professor in the H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Georgia Tech and director of the Center for Operations Research in Medicine and HealthCare, is collaborating with a highly integrated and interdisciplinary team conducting research in the newly established Center for Systems Vaccinology (EVC) at Emory University.
The Executive Masters in International Logistics & Supply Chain Strategy (EMIL-SCS) class of 2011, completed its fifth and final residence, May 15 - 26 in Louisville, KY, Columbus, OH, and Atlanta, GA, and they graduated with a Master’s in International Logistics on August 5, 2011.
In a recent feature article by Material Handling & Logistics magazine, Don Ratliff, executive director of the Georgia Tech Supply Chain & Logistics Institute, discusses the impact of the new FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) on the food supply chain.
David Goldberg will join the faculty of Georgia Tech's H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering as an assistant professor starting August 10, 2011.
Health Lean Logistics (HLL), USA has joined the Georgia Tech Supply Chain & Logistics Institute’s (SCL) Leaders in Logistics program.
Turgay Ayer will join the faculty of the H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering as an assistant professor on August 1, 2011.
In February, the Executive Masters in International Logistics & Supply Chain Strategy (EMIL-SCS) class of 2011 blistered the cold and arrived in Seoul, Korea for their fourth residence, and last international residence.
Operations research models developed by a team at the Georgia Institute of Technology helped CARE International pick three locations worldwide to supply relief quickly to victims of earthquakes, floods, and other natural disasters, according to a paper in a journal of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS).
The Lean Supply Chain Professional Certificate Program from the Georgia Tech Supply Chain & Logistics Institute (SCL) has expanded its offerings to the countries of Panama and Mexico.
Major General Ronald L. Johnson (retired), MS OR 1985, knows the significance of celebrating the contributions of pioneers—and the opportunities made possible by pioneering actions. Johnson will be among the many alumni, students, faculty, and staff who this fall will celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of the matriculation of African American students at Georgia Tech.
Gratitude is a powerful motivating force for most Georgia Tech donors, and this is especially true for Humberto J. Ortega, IE 1964, MS IE 1968, and his wife, Kathryn “Katey” Ayers, of West New York, New Jersey.
Jeff Wu, Coca-Cola Chair in Engineering Statistics at the H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering, has been awarded the Einstein Chair Professorship, the highest honor for visitors of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS).
Amar Ramudhin, director of Supply Chain Management and Technology at the Georgia Tech Supply Chain & Logistics Institute (SCL), was invited to give a keynote address to commemorate 20 years of industrial engineering education at Monterrey Tech in Mexico City, Mexico on July 5, 2011.
Donald Ratliff, executive director of the Georgia Tech Supply Chain & Logistics Institute (SCL), has been invited to become a member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Logistics & Supply Chain for the 2011-2012 term. Dr. Ratliff was selected to join the Network of Global Agenda Council for his experience and intellectual leadership in international supply chain and logistics research.
Nicoleta Serban, assistant professor of the H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering, and Nick Feamster, associate professor in the College of Computing, represent two of eighty-five of the nation’s brightest young engineers who have been selected to take part in the National Academy of Engineering’s (NAE) 17th annual U. S. Frontiers of Engineering symposium.
The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) has released a special issue of Interfaces titled “Humanitarian Applications: Doing Good with Good OR.”
The Georgia Tech Research News & Publications Office has published a special compilation of cancer research articles previously published in issues of Research Horizons magazine. This publication, Innovations in Cancer, highlights the work and contributions of Georgia Tech scientists and engineers, including three professors from the H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISyE), Shabbir Ahmed, Eva Lee and Ming Yuan.
In the June 2011 issue of Food Logistics, Dr. Beth Mitcham, Director of the Postharvest Technology Center at UC Davis and member of the Georgia Tech Integrated Food Chain Center, authored the fourth installment for the Cool Insights column, titled “Monitoring Produce Quality Requires Good Temperature Management”.
Dr. Jianjun (Jan) Shi, the Carolyn J. Stewart Chair and Professor at the H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering, received the Albert G. Holzman Distinguished Educator Award from the Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE) at the annual IIE conference in May 2011.
Julie Swann has been named the Harold R. and Mary Anne Nash Professor, effective July 1, 2011. The Nash professorship was created through an endowment established by H. Ronald Nash (IE 1970), Deborah Nash Harris (IE 1978) and Michael R. Nash (IE 1974), the children of Mary Anne and Harold R. Nash (EE 1952), in honor of their parents.
Pinar Keskinocak has been named the Joseph C. Mello Professor, effective July 1, 2011. The Joseph C. Mello Professorship was created through an endowment established by Mello (B IE 1980) to support the work of an outstanding Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISyE) faculty member whose work focuses on health care delivery operations.
Following a national search, Dr. Jane Chumley Ammons has been named the Chair of the H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial Engineering (ISyE) at Georgia Tech, effective July 1, 2011.
In the April/May 2011 issue of Food Logistics, Dr. H. Donald Ratliff authored the third installment for the Cool Insights column, titled “How Can We Get Value From Product Traceability?”. Ratliff discusses the major cost of traceability is the capturing of information by each enterprise in the chain and making this information electronically available by labels or RFID tags.
Titan Trading Analytics Inc. has entered into a new alliance with the Master of Science Degree program in Quantitative and Computational Finance (QCF) to give QCF students access to Titan’s trade signal database which is derived from price and volatility data, machine readable news and social media sentiment , which Titan uses to provide market professionals with high probability behavioral trade recommendations.
Julie Swann, associate professor in the H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISyE) and center co-director of the Georgia Tech Health and Humanitarian Logistics Center, was a discussion leader during the World Economic Forum for a session entitled “Responding to Extreme Events” on April 28.
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
The Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISyE) hosted its spring advisory board meeting on April 21, 2011.
Professors Ozlem Ergun and Craig Tovey were recognized at the Georgia Tech Faculty and Staff Honors Luncheon on April for Outstanding Undergraduate Research Mentor (Faculty) Award and Class of 1934 Outstanding Interdisciplinary Activity Award, respectively.
Senior supply chain executives, once again, convened on the Georgia Tech campus this spring to meet and discuss ways to enhance and streamline their supply chain processes and activities during the spring Supply Chain Executive Forum (SCEF). “Back to Basics” was the overall theme of the spring 2011 meeting held on April 19 – 20, 2011. The two-day biannual Forum began with a joint meeting between the SCEF and the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals' (CSCMP) Atlanta Roundtable.
In the April 2011 issue of World Trade magazine, ISyE Professor Alan Erera discusses the importance of technology that helps to guarantee high-level on-time customer service for LTL carriers.
ISyE held its inaugural undergraduate student awards ceremony and luncheon on April 19, 2011 where students, faculty, parents, and award sponsors joined together to recognize some of ISyE’s exceptionally bright, highly motivated, and accomplished students.
Dr. Valerie Thomas, Anderson Interface Associate Professor of Natural Systems in the Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering with a joint appointment in the School of Public Policy at Georgia Tech, spoke on the concept of Smart Trash as an innovative way to encourage a cradle-to-grave approach to handling electronic products on April 15th at an event hosted by the Embassy of the United States of America in Wellington, New Zealand.
Join Georgia Tech’s bone marrow donor drive on campus April 27, 2011. Every year, more than 10,000 men, women and children get life-threatening diseases such as leukemia and lymphoma, and do not have a marrow donor in their family. To live, they need to find an unrelated marrow donor whose tissue type matches their own. Where: Georgia Tech Student Center Ballroom from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
The Georgia Tech Integrated Food Chain (IFC) Center has partnered with the American Frozen Food Institute (AFFI) and the Global Cold Chain Alliance (GCCA) to further enhance the robust educational programming available at the 2011 AFFI-GCCA Food Logistics Forum and help expand the Forum’s audience to include representatives from major food retailers and other key food industry sectors.
ISyE is now offering a one-year graduate program in supply chain engineering that will lead to an MS in supply chain engineering. Watch this 3.5 minute video where Nadia Viljoen, ISyE graduate student, introduces this new masters program.
In the March 2011 issue of Food Logistics, Nick Pacitti, Sterling Solutions LLC, Memphis and co-founding member, Integrated Food Chain (IFC) Center, authored the second installment for the Cool Insights column, titled “Food Industry Collaboration."
In its 2012 edition, released in March, U.S. News & World Report once again named the H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISyE) the top-ranked graduate program of its kind, making this the 21st consecutive number one ranking for ISyE.
As Japan emerges from the staggering aftermath of the March 11, 2011, earthquake and tsunami, Georgia Tech continues its commitment to monitor unfolding events in and provide resources and expertise to the crippled country as it faces the long road to rebuilding infrastructure, communities and lives.
The devastating earthquake and tsunami that ravaged Japan on March 11, 2011, occurred exactly one week after the third annual Health and Humanitarian Logistics Conference, amplifying the conference’s call to articulate the opportunities, challenges, and successes in preparing for and responding to health and humanitarian crises, particularly on issues that relate to logistics.
The Cool Insights column, which Food Logistic’s magazine launched last spring to celebrate the opening of the Georgia Tech Supply Chain & Logistic Institute’s Integrated Food Chain Center, continues into 2011 with the article “Cold Chain Innovation: Fundamentals First,” by David M. Sterling.
At its annual Alumni Awards Induction Ceremony, the College of Engineering recognized 36 alumni who, in the words of President G. P. “Bud” Peterson, personify “the Institute’s essence: a strong technological education, the ability to think critically and to analyze problems and above all, a drive for excellence.” Among the 36 inductees honored at the awards ceremony held on March 11, 2011, at the Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center, 7 are alumni of the H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering.
Speaking about “simple models at the service of complex realities,” Avi Mandelbaum delivered the fourth Distinguished Lecture at the H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering on February 24, 2011.
Interested in highlighting the tremendous potential for operations research in non-profit/humanitarian domains, Georgia Tech Professor Ozlem Ergun and Northwestern University Professor Karen Smilowitz co-organized a symposium that was held at the recent annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science held in Washington D.C. from February 16 through February 22, 2011.
In the Nash family, Tech was a key element in two life lessons —the ability of education to change people’s lives and the responsibility to give back through volunteer work and philanthropy. Because of those lessons, the Institute now has a Harold R. and Mary Anne Nash Professor in Industrial and Systems Engineering.
Leon McGinnis, Eugene C. Gwaltney Chair in Manufacturing Systems and professor in the H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering, will give the 2011 Spencer Schantz Distinguished Lectures at Lehigh University on April 27-28, 2011. McGinnis will deliver two lectures: one for the students and faculty of the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISE) and another for a general audience that will celebrate the career of Professor Mikell Groover after 50 years service in the ISE department.
American Shipper, February 17, 2011 – Jaymie Forrest, director of Georgia Tech’s Supply Chain & Logistics Institute (SCL) was interviewed about SCL’s Logistics Innovation and Research Center in Panama. The Center is helping the Panamanian government turn the Central American nation into a top-flight intercontinental trade hub. Georgia Tech’s presence in Panama is part of a larger push to create a network of logistics research centers throughout Latin America and beyond that can collaborate to improve trade performance. Click here and register to read the article.
A tool that has garnered much attention and won several awards has once again been recognized, this time as the winner in the student category of the poster competition at the First Pediatric Research Retreat held in Atlanta this past January. The poster, “Catch-Up Immunization Scheduling for Children and Adolescents,” which was one among 29 posters in the competition, describes the catch-up immunization scheduler developed in 2008 as part of a collaboration between the H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering and the Centers for Disease Control.
In a webcast that aired on Friday, February 4, 2011, faculty, students and industry partners shared information about ISyE’s new one-year Masters in Supply Chain Engineering. For those unable to participate in the live webcast, an archived copy is now available for viewing at http://gtcourses.gatech.edu/201102/proed/isye/isye_wc_02042011/ .
In the span of only three months, William J. “Bill” Cook, Chandler Family Chair and professor in the H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering, has been recognized by two of the profession’s most distinguished bodies for his theoretical and computational contributions to discrete optimization. In November, the Institute for Operational Research and Management Sciences named Cook as Fellow, and just this month the National Academy of Engineering announced Cook’s election as a member.
Eva Lee, professor in the H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering and director of the Center for Operations Research in Medicine and Healthcare, is leading the systems modeling and predictive analysis components of a study investigating the biochemical mechanisms behind cocaine and anti-retroviral drug interactions in mouse models of AIDS.
Join us in a free streaming video webcast originating from the H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISyE)at Georgia Tech on Friday, February 4, 2011, at 11:00 a.m. EST. During the webcast, ISyE professors, staff, and students will discuss the new one-year graduate program leading to a Masters of Science in Supply Chain Engineering.
Valerie Thomas, Anderson Interface associate professor of natural systems in the H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering, joins Don Giddens, dean of the College of Engineering, and four other distinguished faculty members named Fellows by the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
In February 2010, the Georgia Tech Supply Chain & Logistics Institute (SCL) launched its Lean Supply Chain Professional Certificate program, a three-course series that is the first program of its kind. Building on the success of its first year with course offerings in both the spring and fall of 2010, SCL is initiating its 2011 series beginning February 1-3, 2011.
Ron Johnson (MS OR 1985), retired two-star general and graduate of the H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering, oversaw the Army Corps of Engineers’ $18 billion reconstruction of Iraq in 2003 and 2004 and then supervised the clean-up of the Gulf Coast after hurricane Katrina in 2005. Now Johnson is guiding the nation's top basketball officials in his capacity as the NBA's senior vice president of referee operations.
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.