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Two ISyE faculty win Seed Grant Award

Posted June 14, 2022

Two ISyE faculty, Yiling Zhang and William Cooper, win a Center for Transportation Studies Seed Grant award.

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ISyE PhD student paper wins HOCM 2022 Best Paper competition

Posted June 8, 2022

Two PhD students, one faculty member and another university collaborator win the HOCM 2022 Best Paper Competition for their paper, "A Queueing-Theoretic Framework for Evaluating Transmission Risks in Service Facilities During a Pandemic"

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Student Earns the Mahendra Bakshi - Sant Ram Arora Memorial Scholarship

Posted June 7, 2022

ISyE undergrad student Sean Maurer was selected as recipients of the Mahendra Bakshi - Sant Ram Arora Memorial Scholarship.

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Two Students Earn ISyE Community Scholarships

Posted June 7, 2022

ISyE students Tina Son and Hanna Holmstrom were selected as recipients of the ISyE Community Scholarship.

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Lisa Miller Wins 2022 IISE Outstanding Regional Faculty Advisor Award

Posted May 9, 2022

Dr. Lisa Miller, Teaching Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies within the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISyE), won this year's IISE Outstanding Regional Faculty Advisor Award. 

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IISE Student Chapter Shines Engineering Spotlight on University of Minnesota

Posted March 24, 2022

The University of Minnesota student chapter of the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers successfully hosted the 2022 IISE North Central Regional Conference on February 26-28 in Minneapolis.

Department News

ISyE Researchers Find Autonomous Vehicles Could Drive Big Benefits for Uber, Lyft, Other Ride-Sharing Platforms

Posted March 3, 2022

“Several of the leading platforms, such as Uber and Lyft, are making substantial investments in the research and development of AV technology,” says McKnight Presidential Endowed Professor Saif Benjaafar, the lead investigator of the project.

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Professor Shuzhong Zhang Ranks as Top 1,000 Scientist in Mathematics

Posted February 21, 2022

Zhang, who is a professor within the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at the University of Minnesota, ranked #649 in the world ranking and #329 in the United States.

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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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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.

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