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  IE IMPACT Magazine Focuses on Health Care
The Fall 2013 issue of Purdue Industrial Engineering IMPACT Magazine is now available. This current edition focuses on the "Happiness Factory" - taking a systems approach to health care. Along with our feature story, you can read about accessible research, the Gilbreths, our recent study abroad in Rome, new IE faculty and 2 alumni who recently made history. Happy Reading!
College of Engineering & College of Liberal Arts - As part of a university-wide cluster hire in the new focus area of “building sustainable communities,” the Colleges of Engineering (COE) and Liberal Arts (CLA) are seeking applications from outstanding candidates for a tenure-track assistant or associate professor position.
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.
  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).
'Best Paper Award for a Young Researcher' certificate 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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