Month: August 2011

Eksioglu (PhD ’02) Wins CAREER Award

STARKVILLE, MS:  Sandra D. Eksioglu, Assistant Professor of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Mississippi State University has been awarded the National Science Foundation CAREER Award. The proposal, “Models for Supply Chain Design and Logistics Management of Biofuels,” has been funded… Read More

Kalinchenko Named Finalist in INFORMS FSS Competition

CHARLOTTE, NC: ISE Ph.D. Student Konstantin Kalinchenko’s paper “Calibrating Risk Preferences with Generalized CAPM Based on Mixed CVaR Deviation” has been selected as a finalist for the INFORMS Financial Services Section’s Student Research Paper Award.  Kalinchenko will present the paper on… Read More

ISE Doctoral Program Receives “A”

GAINESVILLE, FL: Using information including the number of students and graduates; percentage of minority students; percent admitted and matriculated; time to degree; attrition and completion rates; and number of students per graduate faculty member; a University of Florida committee assessed… Read More

Apple Names IE as New CEO

CUPERTINO, CA: Apple has named Tim Cook as Chief Executive Officer, replacing Steve Jobs who is battling cancer.  Cook was previously the Chief Operating Officer for Apple.  He has a B.S. in Industrial Engineering from Auburn University.

Graduate Seminar: Nonlinear Road Pricing

GAINESVILLE, FL: Dr. Siriphong (Toi) Lawphongpanich, Associate Professor of Industrial and Systems Engineering, will deliver the ISE Graduate Seminar on Thursday, August 25 at 4:05 p.m. on the topic of Nonlinear Road Pricing. Under nonlinear road pricing (or tolling), the… Read More

New College Class Converges on Campus

Gainesville, FL: A total of 1244 first year students and 304 transfer students converged on Gainesville this weekend to begin their Gator Engineering careers. The class represents one of the largest in years for the College. Of the incoming students,… Read More

OEM Class of 2013 Kicks Off

GAINESVILLE, FL: The 15th class of the Outreach Engineering Management, or OEM, program kicked off with orientation and classes on the weekend of August 19-21.  The class will meet once per month in Orlando, Florida for the next 20 months.… Read More

ISE to host Open House

Come back and visit the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Weil Hall on the morning of Saturday, September 17.  Explore the newly renovated spaces for the Center for Applied Optimization, the Risk Management and Financial Engineering Lab, and… Read More