April 2018

April 23, 2018
Professor Luxhoj was named the 2017 IISE Northeast Region Winner of the Outstanding Faculty Advisor Award. Professor Luxhoj serves as both the IISE Faculty Advisor and the ISE Undergraduate Director. He has served as the IISE Faculty Advisor at Rutgers for over 30 years. He is an IISE Fellow.
April 23, 2018
Zhe Gao has been selected to receive one of the NSF-sponsored Student Travel Awards to attend the MSEC 2018 / NAMRC 46 conference in College Station, Texas from June 18 to June 22, 2018, sponsored by the National Science Foundation.
April 23, 2018
Ms. Brittany Yesner, an ISE Junior, won 1st place at the SOE "Interns Present". Brittany spoke about her internship at Tiffany & Co. in Parsippany, NJ. 17 Interns presented. Fellow ISE students Ryan Lamantia and Alex Slocum also participated. Last year, Mr. Trakshaya Bhatia, an ISE Senior student, won 1st place for presenting about his co-op at the J&J Manufacturing Engineering (Compounding) Facility in Los Angeles. CA.
April 23, 2018
Professor Luxhoj was named the SOE Professor of the Year by the Engineering Governing Council (EGC). He received his award at the EGC Leadership Banquet on Sunday, April 22. Professor Luxhoj serves as the ISE Undergraduate Director and the IISE Faculty Advisor. He is the recipient of multiple EGC Teaching Excellence Awards.
April 3, 2018
The challenge: Find out a way to harness the power of energy to transform the lives of 10 million people in less than a decade. The prize: $1 million in seed money to support a sustainable, start-up businesses that addresses a humanitarian need.

October 2017

October 16, 2017
Abdolmajid Yolmeh, a student in the Industrial and Systems Engineering Department at Rutgers University, was named the winner of the 9th Annual Student Contest held by the New Jersey Chapter of INFORMS. Yolmeh was honored for his work on “A Two-Stage Invest-Defend Game: Balancing Strategic and Operational Decisions.” The research was done with Professor Melike Baykal-Gürsoy. 

June 2017

June 5, 2017
ISE Ph.D. Candidate Ke Sun and Professor James T. Luxhoj received a Best Paper Award from the Systems Engineering and Design Track for their paper entitled "An Optimization-Enhanced Dynamic Approach for Supply Chain Risk Analysis," at the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE) Annual Conference in Pittsburgh, PA during May 20-23, 2017.

May 2017

May 18, 2017
More than 110 Industrial and Systems Engineering alumni, faculty, and friends joined Dean Tom Farris and Chair Mohsen Jafari to celebrate the second annual ISE Alumni Networking Event on May 11, 2017, at Battellos Restaurant in Jersey City. Special thanks to Ms. Binnur Altiok and Stephen and Kerry Bray for allowing us to recognize them and the students that are benefiting from the generous scholarships they established for our department. Congratulations to Marc Block (GSNB’92), recipient of an Outstanding Contribution Award for his efforts in student education and training.
May 15, 2017
Industrial and Systems Engineering professor James T. Luxhøj was recently celebrated by his alma mater with his induction into the Academy of Distinguished Alumni established by the Industrial and Systems Engineering Department at Virginia Tech. The academy recognizes leaders in the field who have served their profession and society with distinction. Luxhøj, who received his bachelors, masters, and doctoral degrees from Virginia Tech, was honored at an event in Blacksburg on April 28, 2017.