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.

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.”