April 2017

April 28, 2017
The School of Engineering’s Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering is preparing to bid a bittersweet farewell to a longstanding faculty member who has been with the department from the very beginning. Professor Thomas Boucher joined the ISE faculty upon the department’s inception in 1981. Throughout the past 36 years, he has contributed to the success of the department which is now regularly listed among U.S. News and World Report’s top ranked graduate engineering programs.
April 24, 2017
With exciting innovations in tools, materials, and management systems, advanced manufacturing is impacting industries as diverse as aerospace and defense, energy, motor vehicles, and medicine. At the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Rutgers School of Engineering, teaching and research in the areas of production and manufacturing prepare students to determine the most effective way to use people, machines, materials, information, and energy to develop a product.
April 24, 2017
The annual Design of Engineering Systems course serves as a capstone learning experience for graduating seniors, giving them the opportunity to bring together three years of coursework into a single challenging design problem.
April 24, 2017
At the School of Engineering Governing Council (EGC) Awards luncheon held on April 23, the Rutgers Chapter of the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE) received the following awards: Best Professional Organization Best Interdisciplinary Event within Engineering (Lean Lego Workshop) Congratulations to Ms. Vidita Gawade, the outgoing IISE President, and her leadership team for an outstanding year of service!  
April 17, 2017
“Opportunities come out of unexpected places and conversations.”
April 14, 2017
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.
April 13, 2017
The German Center for Research and Innovation Foundation (GCRI), in 2016 established an engineering prize to be awarded to an outstanding senior-year engineering student. The $1,500 award will be presented to outstanding engineering students in the United States and Canada. It is an opportunity to celebrate student engineering achievement and enhance visibility of German research and innovation on college campuses in North America for Transatlantic collaboration.

March 2017

March 23, 2017
James T. Luxhoj and his undergraduate research assistant, Mr. William H. Joyce, Jr. were the recipients of a Best Paper Award for the Systems Engineering and Design Track for their co-authored paper, "Safety Risk Modeling of a UAS for Monitoring Beach Erosion," presented at the Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference, Disneyland Resort Hotel, Anaheim, California, May 21-24, 2016.
March 23, 2017
Dr. James T. Luxhoj was invited as a panelist for NASA Focus Session on Aeronautics Thrust 5: Real-time System-wide Safety Assurance (RSSA) and Upcoming NRC Study held at the Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board (ASEB), National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine, Beckman Center, Irvine, California, on October 14, 2017.
March 23, 2017
Professor James T. Luxhøj of the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISE) at Rutgers-New Brunswick will be inducted in the Virginia Tech ISE Academy of Distinguished Alumni on April 28, 2017 at an ISE Awards ceremony in Blacksburg, VA. The Academy of Distinguished Alumni was established by the Industrial and Systems Engineering Department at Virginia Tech and its Advisory Board on October 14, 1993.  VT’s ISE Academy is a group of recognized leaders in the field who have served their profession and society with distinction.