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Stan Uryasev Named George and Rolande Willis Professor

Published: Oct 18th, 2015

Stan Uryasev has been named George and Rolande Willis Professor in Industrial and Systems Engineering at the University of Florida. Uryasev came to UF in 1998 and has been a […]

ISE Students won the First Place in the 2014-15 MHI Student Design Competition

Published: Sep 3rd, 2015

The UF ISE team won the first place in the 2014-2015 Material Handling and Logistics Student Design Competition sponsored by the College Industry Council on Material Handling Education and the […]

Richard promoted to Full Professor of Industrial and Systems Engineering.

Published: Aug 2nd, 2015

Dr. Jean-Philippe P. Richard joined the Department in 2008, after having been on the faculty at Purdue University. He earned his Ph.D. from Georgia Tech. His teaching and research interests focus on the […]

Lan promoted to Associate Professor (with Tenure) of Industrial and Systems Engineering

Published: Aug 2nd, 2015

Dr. Guanghui (George) Lan joined the Department in 2009, after earned his Ph.D. from Georgia Tech. His teaching and research interests focus on theory, algorithms and applications of stochastic optimization and nonlinear programming.  His research efforts […]

Pardalos Elected EUROPT Fellow

Published: Aug 2nd, 2015

Dr. Panos Pardalos was awarded the EUROPT Fellow for his outstanding work and achievements in the area of continuous optimization. He was awarded this honor at the 13th EUROPT Workshop on […]

Guan promoted to Full Professor of Industrial and Systems Engineering

Published: Aug 2nd, 2015

Dr. Yongpei Guan joined the Department in 2009.  His research interests include stochastic and discrete optimization, supply chain management, and renewable energy integration and power system operations. His research efforts lead […]

Kirli promoted to Master Lecturer of Industrial and Systems Engineering

Published: Aug 2nd, 2015

Dr. Serdar Kirli joined the Department in 2001.  He obtained his Ph.D. degree from the University of Florida in 1999. His teaching and research interests include decision support systems, software […]

IIE Student Chapter Earns Gold Ranking Again

Published: Aug 2nd, 2015

UF’s student chapter of IIE, the Institute of Industrial Engineers, received the Gold Student Chapter Recognition Award for the 2014-2015 academic year. The chapter has received this honor from IIE Nationals 14 […]

Zhao (PhD ’14) Takes Runner-up for IIE Pritsker Doctoral Dissertation Award

Published: Aug 2nd, 2015

Chaoyue Zhao (PhD ’14) took second place for the 2015 Pritsker Doctoral Dissertation Award from the Institute of Industrial Engineers for her dissertation entitled “Data-Driven Risk-Averse Stochastic Program and Renewable […]

Professor Joseph Geunes is now a fellow of IIE

Published: Jul 13th, 2015

Joseph Geunes has won the Fellow Award, for his professional leadership and outstanding contributions to Industrial Engineering, from the Institute of Industrial Engineers the world’s largest professional society for industrial engineers. The Atlanta-based institute has […]