Kevin Leder
Awards and Honors, Research

Research Council of Norway Awards Grant to Kevin Leder for Personalized Medicine Research

Posted March 18, 2021

Leder and his fellow researchers aim to accomplish two goals: study statistical questions surrounding personalized medicine and develop advanced courses on the subject.

Saif Benjaafar
Awards and Honors, Research

Saif Benjaafar Awarded Grant to Develop New Emergency Response System

Posted March 3, 2021

Benjaafar will use technology tools, like artificial intelligence and machine learning, to help responders assess an emergency situation and route it to the right professionals.

Governess Simpson
Awards and Honors

ISyE Senior Governess Simpson Featured in "Where It Starts" Series

Posted February 2, 2021

The "Where It Starts" series is a collection of videos and features about Black individuals who are bringing change and making history at the University of Minnesota.

Saif Benjaafar MN House testimony
Department News

Saif Benjaafar Testifies at Minnesota House of Representatives

Posted January 20, 2021

Professor Benjaafar spoke during a hearing on the future of transportation in a post-COVID world.

Awards and Honors, Department News

Ten Students Receive 2020-2021 Dr. Alan L. Eliason Undergraduate Achievement in ISyE Awards

Posted November 17, 2020

This annual award recognizes ISyE undergraduate students who have excelled in areas such as leadership, academics, community impact, and innovation.

Spring 2021 Graduate Courses
Department News

ISyE Announces Spring 2021 Advanced Topics Courses in Optimization, Learning, and Monte Carlo Simulation

Posted November 5, 2020

The Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering announced its full slate of graduate courses for the spring 2021 semester.

Alexander Estes
Department News

New Faculty Member: Alexander Estes

Posted November 4, 2020

Alexander Estes will be joining the ISyE Department as an Assistant Professor in the Fall 2020 semester. Estes earned his PhD from the University of Maryland in 2018.

Covid Contingency Planning featured image

COVID Contingency Planning

Posted November 3, 2020

How ISyE faculty are helping universities reopen safely.

Driving Change feature image

Driving Change

Posted November 3, 2020

Yiling Zhang is modeling major changes to the way we buy goods online and travel by bus.

Lind Hall renovation
Department News

ISyE Ushering a New Era in a New Home

Posted November 2, 2020

A $33 million renovation will bring ISyE faculty, staff, and students under one roof in a 21st century space designed with collaboration in mind.

Annual magazine


2018 ISyE magazine cover