Purdue IE Webletter

Fall 2012

IE Impact is on its way to your mailbox!

IE ImpactThe newest issue of IE Impact is off the presses and in the mail! If you haven't received your copy yet, you will soon. You'll learn about new energy research taking place at IE, you'll read the story of how one IE alumna's efforts are still benefitting students today and you'll learn how Purdue IE is looking to lead the nation with our exciting rethink IE initiative.

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Dr. Jonathan Caulkins to present 2012 Moshe M. Barash Memorial Lecture

Jonathan CaulkinsJonathan P. Caulkins, a Carnegie Mellon professor and expert in the systems analysis of problems related to drugs, crime, terror and prevention will give the 2012 Moshe M. Barash Memorial Lecture on Nov. 1 in the Purdue Memorial Union. He will speak about U.S. drug policy in his talk entitled "Providing a Scientific Basis for Policy Making." Dr. Jonathan Caulkins to present 2012 Moshe M. Barash Memorial Lecture

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Purdue IE moves up in national rankings

Grissom HallPurdue's Industrial Engineering program moved up to fourth place (tied with Stanford) in the latest US News and World Report rankings for undergraduate programs released in September. This is a move up from the 2012 rankings, which had Purdue IE placed fifth in the nation. Many thanks to the talented faculty, staff and students -- and generous IE alumni! --who are taking us back to the top! Purdue IE moves up in national rankings

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Senior IE making a difference for the Boilermakers

IE Senior Robert MaciRobert Maci, a Purdue industrial engineering senior who is a linebacker for the Boilermakers, has been a consistent bright spot during the Purdue's season to date. After the disappointing loss to Michigan last Saturday, Maci was held up by the Lafayette Journal & Courier as something fans could still be happy about.

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IE alum Kathy Kilmer installed as IIE Fellow

IE Alum Kathy KilmerPurdue's School of Industrial Engineering would like to congratulate Kathy Kilmer (BSIE '92), director of Worldwide Sales Planning and Development for The Walt Disney Company, who became a Fellow of the Institute of Industrial Engineers at the IIE conference in Orlando this past summer. IE alum Kathy Kilmer installed as IIE Fellow

Keep Purdue IE in the loop!

We like to think of Purdue IE as one big extended family -- with about 8,000 members! It's tough to keeps tabs on so many people, so we'd like your help in keeping us all connected.

If you've changed jobs, had a new child, received a promotion or discovered that your next-door neighbor in Bugtussle, Nebraska is also a Purdue IE, drop us a note and/or photograph at: IEalumni@purdue.edu.

We'll feature these items in future issues of the Purdue IE Webletter!

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