Month: May 2012

OEM Program Application Deadline – June 1

Gainesville, FL: The next offering of the Outreach Engineering Management (OEM) master’s degree program will be held in Orlando, with classes beginning this August. The deadline to apply is June 1 at midnight. OEM is a 20 month program combining… Read More

Zhou (PhD ’10) Takes Runner-up for Dissertation Award

RENO, NV: Zhili Zhou (PhD ’10) took second place for the 2011 Pritsker Doctoral Dissertation Award from the Institute of Industrial Engineers for her dissertation entitled “Multi-Stage Discrete Optimization Under Uncertainty and Lot-Sizing”. The award recognizes outstanding doctoral dissertation research in… Read More

Martin-Vega (PhD ’75) Wins IIE Gilbreth Award

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ORLANDO, FL: Louis Martin-Vega (ME ISE 1973, PhD ISE 1975) won the Frank and Lillian Gilbreth Industrial Engineering Award, the highest honor bestowed by the Institute of Industrial Engineers.  The current Dean of Engineering at North Carolina State University was… Read More

ISE Student Takes First Place at Florida Venture Forum

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GAINESVILLE, FL: ISE undergrad, Aidan Augustin, dazzled the audience at the Florida Venture Forum Early Stage Venture Capital Conference in May. Augustin’s presentation on his company, Feathr, won the “Audience/People’s Choice Award” over 17 other participants. The Feathr App is… Read More

OEM Program Celebrates New Graduating Class

OEM students and faculty dine at a celebratory reception

GAINESVILLE, FL:  The OEM Program celebrated its’ most recent graduating class at a banquet on Sunday night in the Arredondo Room.  Program director, Dr. Joseph Guenes reported during the occasion that 31 Master’s students graduated this spring, with 14 of… Read More

Hess (BS ’10) Featured in Industrial Engineer

NORCROSS, GA:  ISE graduate, Lauren Hess (BS ISE 2010), is featured in the “Work Perfect” section of Industrial Engineer magazine, a publication of the Institute of Industrial Engineers, for May, 2012.  Hess is an industrial engineer in project management and continuous… Read More

ISE Department Celebrates End of 2011-12 Academic Year

GAINESVILLE, FL:  ISE honorees, graduates and their families, faculty and staff celebrated the Spring 2012 Commencement Ceremony with a banquet at the Touchdown Terrace on Saturday, May 5, 2012.  During the banquet, the ISE Department recognized student award and scholarship… Read More