Month: August 2012

UF IIE Student Chapter Continues Gold Streak

UF IIE student group photo, superimposed over the IIE logo

NORCROSS, GA: UF’s student chapter of IIE, the Institute of Industrial Engineers, received the Gold Student Chapter Recognition Award for the 2011-2012 academic year.  This is the eleventh consecutive year in which the chapter has received this honor. Student chapters across the… Read More

Pardalos to be Keynote Speaker at Italian Conference

Panos Pardalos profile picture

TAORMINA, ITALY:  ISE Distinguished Professor, Dr. Panos Pardalos, will be a keynote speaker at the 12th International Conference on Parallel Problem Solving From Nature.  He will give a talk entitled “Global equilibrium search algorithm for combinatorial optimization problems.”  An expert… Read More

Seminar: Control Techniques for Complex Networks

Contemporary business people working in team in the office

Gainesville, FL:  Dr. Sean Meyn, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and the director of the Laboratory for Cognition and Control at the University of Florida, will present a seminar entitled, “Control Techniques for Complex Networks, Or, Why I do not believe… Read More

New Academic Year Underway!

Two students hold a discussion in front of a UF classroom building

GAINESVILLE, FL:  Wednesday, August 22, 2012, marks the beginning of the fall semester at the University of Florida.  The ISE Department welcomes nine new Ph.D. students, and fifty-eight new Master’s students (in addition to those in the new Outreach Engineering Management program). … Read More

Summer Graduation Concludes Busy Session for ISE

Students sit through a graduation ceremony

GAINESVILLE, FL:  The University conferred its degrees last weekend in two commencement ceremonies.  The ISE Department was represented by thirteen undergraduate degrees, seventeen Master’s degrees, and seven doctoral degrees.  The M.S. and M.E. degrees included those earned on campus and online.… Read More