Department News

From Podcasts to Bike Safety, ISyE Students Focus on Bringing Together the UMN Community

Posted January 14, 2022

Students in Project Management (IE 4541W) teamed up during the Fall 2021 semester to solve problems such as bike safety on campus, the environmental impact of clothing, cheering up children in hospitals, and much more.

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Awards and Honors

Katie Sharpe Wins 2021 Community Fund Drive People's Choice Award

Posted December 6, 2021

The University of Minnesota's 2021 Community Fund Drive raised nearly $1.1 million.

Awards and Honors

Ten Students Receive 2021-2022 Dr. Alan L. Eliason Undergraduate Achievement in ISyE Awards

Posted November 15, 2021

Ten undergraduate students majoring in industrial and systems engineering (ISyE) at the University of Minnesota have been chosen as recipients of the 2021-2022 Dr. Alan L. Eliason Undergraduate Achievement in ISyE Award.

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Awards and Honors

ISyE Research on Peer-to-Peer Product Sharing Wins Best Paper Award in Service Management

Posted November 1, 2021

A paper authored by an ISyE research team is the winner of the 2021 MSOM Service Management SIG Best Paper Award.

Awards and Honors

INFORMS Student Chapter at University of Minnesota Wins Award

Posted October 18, 2021

The award will be given at a ceremony during the 2021 Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) Annual Meeting in Anaheim, California on October 24-27.

Department News

Graduate Students Concoct Creative Solutions to Solve Real-World Business Problems

Posted September 28, 2021

Every fall, students in the Analytics master’s program put their skills to the test in a real-world setting by completing an exciting capstone project. One group of students discovered assembly line shortfalls at an aerospace manufacturer, while another group designed a better shipping strategy for an HVAC supplier.

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Seniors Modernize a University Pharmacy

Posted September 28, 2021

For their senior design project, a group of ISyE students assisted the University of Minnesota Medical Center in its pharmacy redesign.

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Department News

Supporting Underrepresented STEM Students

Posted September 28, 2021

Junior Grace Hansen was awarded a 2021 ISyE Community Scholarship for her nonprofit work and outreach toward diverse communities and students.

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Department News

Achieving a Lifelong Dream

Posted September 28, 2021

ISyE alum Henrique Lispector founded his first company at a troubling time and was rewarded with immediate success.

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Department News

Beating Cancer with Math

Posted September 1, 2021

“The ultimate goal is a future of personalized medicine,” says ISyE Ph.D. student Einar Bjarki Gunnarsson, “where knowledge of each individual patient’s biology can be used to find the best treatment for that individual.”

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