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October 2019

October 22, 2019
“I can’t emphasize enough the importance of optimization and statistics to advances in machine learning. The solid knowledge I gained in these areas at Rutgers contribute in positive and significant ways to my own success and learning in this area.”  – Di Wu, PhD Vice President, Machine Learning and Customer Risk Modeling, Risk Management, American Express Company  
October 22, 2019
Researcher and author of A Survey of Fractal Dimensions of Networks, Eric Rosenberg has studied networks since he joined Bell Labs after earning his doctoral degree at Stanford. “The field of network science has recently attracted enormous interest, by considering such topics as social networks, brain networks and the security of our national infrastructure,” he said.

May 2019

May 17, 2019
More than 85 Industrial and Systems Engineering alumni, faculty, and friends attended the ISE Alumni Networking Event on May 2, 2019, at Battellos Restaurant in Jersey City. Congratulations to Stanley Makadok, MS'64, recipient of this year's Distinguished Alumnus Award, and Peter Manzetti, BS'82, recipient of the Outstanding Alumnus Service Award.

February 2019

February 22, 2019
Pedro Gerum explains how working on railway tracks led to an internship with the space agency Pedro Gerum is putting the skills he developed working to improve railroad track inspections in New Jersey as a graduate student toward helping NASA discover new planets outside our solar system.

December 2018

December 21, 2018
The 2018 senior design project competition challenges senior ISE students to apply everything they've learned as Rutgers engineers to an innovation that addresses a challenge or problem. This year's projects demonstrated the diversity and flexibility of an industrial and systems engineering degree.  
December 10, 2018
Industrial and systems engineering seniors bring all that they’ve learned as undergraduates to the table in a culminating capstone project.  The Design of Engineering Systems course begins in the spring semester of junior year where student teams research and select a challenging design problem to pursue. The final projects incorporate building prototypes and developing the technology systems to support the project. Students also present their research to a panel of judges that include industry representatives and faculty.

October 2018

October 30, 2018
Each year, at the Annual Conference of the Institute of Industrial & Systems Engineers, a competition is held for the best technical paper from an Industrial and Systems engineering undergraduate program. The technical paper is typically a report of the accomplishments of the students senior design project, presented by a member of the student team who worked on the project. To be eligible to compete the team must first win the regional competition held at the Regional Annual IISE meeting.
October 30, 2018
ISE Ph.D. student Zhe Gao has been selected to receive one of the NSF-sponsored Student Travel Awards to attend the ASME MSEC 2018 / NAMRC 46 conference in College Station, Texas from June 18 to June 22, 2018, sponsored by the National Science Foundation. Zhe Gao is a third year Ph.D. student in ISE and his advisor is Prof. Weihong "Grace" Guo.
October 19, 2018
I am pleased to report to you that Mr. Rushiraj Parikh was awarded two scholarships from the Society of Manufacturing Engineering Education Foundation: 1. 2017-2018 SME Future Leaders of Manufacturing Scholarship - Award Amount: $2,000. 2. 2017-2018 E. Wayne Kay Co-Op Scholarship - Award Amount: $2,000. In addition, SME will be offering all winners a one-year complimentary student membership. Please join me in congratulating Mr. Parikh for this great achievement !

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