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October 18, 2019

Yih and Xie author chapter in new book

Yuehwern Yih and Shan Xie authored one of the chapters in Women in Industrial and Systems Engineering – Key Advances and Perspectives on Emerging Topics.
August 20, 2019

LASER-PULSE R4D Conference in Kampala

Prof. Yuehwern Yih, Academic Director of Long-Term Assistance and Services for Research (LASER) Partner University-Led Solutions Engine (PULSE), opened its first-ever R4D Conference with two sessions on academic leadership and research ethics for strengthening development research.
July 22, 2019

Yih team designs, builds furniture to improve Malawi infant care

Two Purdue professors and an IE graduate student are improving healthcare of pre-term infants in Malawi. The project includes designing new furniture to promote skin-to-skin contact between mothers and their premature infants - to help save babies' lives in resource-poor areas.
April 29, 2019

Yih research spotlighted by Save the Children

A team of experts in health, industrial engineering and design led by Professors Yuehwern Yih and Steve Visser is working to create a set of space-saving furniture to improve healthcare at a Malawi hospital.
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