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The Pritsker Scholars Distinguished Lecture Series: Dr. Lee W. Schruben
Dr. Lee W. Schruben, Ph.D. Chancellor's Professor Industrial Engineering and Operations Research University of California, Berkeley
INFORMS Purdue Chapter Organizing Seminars and Workshops
The INFORMS Chapter of Purdue is organizing a series of seminars and workshops for the 2013-2014 academic year, if you would like to participate please go the the attached link. For more information about the INFORMS Chapter, please go to our website.
IE Alumna Ashley Benedict (Ph.D. 2011) featured in NSF Video
NSF recently released a video on the industrial and systems engineering work being done in healthcare by the New England Veterans Administration Resource Center (VERC). The video focuses on how Systems Engineer Tom Rust and Industrial Engineer Ashley Benedict work together to create and improve workflow efficiency within hospitals, which they accomplish by bringing systems engineering methods to hospital operations.
&nbps; International Foundation of Production Research has elected Professor Shimon Y. Nof as a Fellow
The award was bestowed in a ceremony at the ICPR-22 in Iguassu Falls, Brazil, in July 2013. The IFPR Fellow is awarded to distinguished leaders of production research who have impacted the understanding and benefits of production systems and processes worldwide. Nof has served as the US delegate to IFPR since 1991, Secretary General (1993-2007), President-Elect (2005-07) and President (2007-09).
IE-Graduate Student Mohsen Moghaddam Received "Best Paper by Young Researcher" Award
Mohsen won for his paper presented at ICPR-22 International Conference on Production Research at Iguassu Falls, Brazil. The topic of the article: Best Matching and Task Administration Protocols for Effective Demand and Capacity Sharing. Mohsen is a Ph.D. student at Purdue’s School of Industrial Engineering and a Senior Researcher of the PRISM Center at Purdue. ICPRs are the premier international conferences organized every other year in a different region of the world, and every other year in all three main regions of the world. They are organized by the IFPR, the International Foundation for Production Research. Congratulations Mohsen!

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