Event Category: Seminars

ISE Fall Seminar Series: Dr. Martin Simpson

November 30, 2018 @ 11:45 am – 12:35 pm – Tips on Academic Writing This workshop will cover the following topics: Strategies to overcome your writing using the planning, drafting, and revision stages Strategies to overcome writer’s block Strategies to write very long documents such as theses or dissertations Strategies for using active sentence structures for greater clarity and conciseness

ISE Faculty Candidate Search: Dr. Shuchisnigdha Deb

January 14, 2019 @ 11:45 am – 12:35 pm – Shuchisnigdha Deb, Ph.D. Assistant Research Professor Center for Advanced Vehicular Systems, Mississippi State University Abstract: Pedestrian Safety and Their Interaction with Fully Autonomous Vehicles Motor vehicle-related traffic injury is a major cause of death in the United States for pedestrians.  In most of the traffic collisions (94%), the human-driver error was found to be the […]

ISE Spring Seminar Series

January 18, 2019 @ 11:45 am – 12:35 pm – Mark Lawley  Professor & Head of the Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering Texas A&M University Abstract: Texas A&M Research Initiatives and Emerging Themes Major efforts are underway at Texas A&M University to advance Grand Challenge research themes. This seminar will provide an overview of some of these, with focus on research infrastructure growth, particularly […]

ISE Faculty Candidate Search: Dr. Heejin Jeong

January 23, 2019 @ 11:45 am – 12:35 pm – Heejin Jeong, Ph.D. Postdoctoral Research Fellow Human Factors Group, University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute Abstract: Engineering Intelligent Transportation Systems with the Human in Mind Approximately 1.35 million people die and more than 20 million are injured every year as a result of motor vehicle crashes. It is widely known that the majority of motor […]

ISE Faculty Candidate Search: Xiaochen Xian

January 29, 2019 @ 11:45 am – 12:35 pm – Xiaochen Xian Ph.D. Candidate University of Wisconsin-Madison Abstract: Big Data Analytics for Performance Improvement in Complex Systems In modern complex systems, massive quantities of temporally and spatially dense data are frequently generated due to the rapid advancements of sensor technology and communication networks. Such a data-rich environment poses new and significant challenges of analysis in […]

ISE Faculty Candidate Search: Dr. Fatemeh Hashemi

February 05, 2019 @ 11:45 am – 12:35 pm – Fatemeh Hashemi, Ph.D. Instructor & Postdoctoral Scholar  Grado Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering, Virginia Tech Abstract: Sampling-Controlled Search Methods and Applications Simulation Optimization (SO) has recently generated much attention in various fields. Such interest is primarily because of SO’s flexibility, allowing the implicit specification of functions within the optimization problem, thereby providing the ability […]

ISE Seminar Series: Dr. Amy Cohn

February 08, 2019 @ 11:45 am – 12:35 pm – Amy Cohn, Ph.D. Alfred F. Thurnau Professor  Department of Industrial & Operations Engineering, University of Michigan Abstract: Solving Complex Combinatorial Scheduling Problems in Healthcare with Multiple Objective Criteria Scheduling problems can be very interesting mathematically because of their complex combinatorial structure. In many fields, and in healthcare applications in particular, they are also often interesting because […]

ISE Faculty Candidate Search: Mostafa Reisi Gahrooei

February 14, 2019 @ 11:45 am – 12:35 pm – Mostafa Reisi Gahrooei Georgia Institute of Technology Abstract: Modeling and Improvement of Complex Systems with High Dimensions Heterogeneous Data Complex systems in manufacturing, energy, and healthcare sectors are equipped with numerous sensors that generate massive amount of high-dimensional (HD), heterogeneous data. By extracting the right information from such data, efficient models for the purpose of […]

ISE Spring Seminar Series with Dr. Lili Du

February 15, 2019 @ 11:45 am – 12:35 pm – Lili Du, Ph.D. Associate Professor Department of Civil & Coastal Engineering, University of Florida Abstract: Coordinated In-Vehicle Routing Built Upon Online Learning and Distributed Optimization Computation for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles Recent years, wireless communication, on-board computation facilities (personal digital assistants, smart phones, etc.) and advanced sensor techniques (loop detector, camera, GPS-based vehicle probe, etc.) have […]

ISE Faculty Candidate Search: Dr. Roshanak Mohammadivojdan

February 21, 2019 @ 11:45 am – 12:35 pm – Roshanak Mohammadivojdan Adjunct Lecturer Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering, University of Florida Abstract: Optimization Models in Supply Chains with Supplier Selection and Channel Allocation Decisions  The nature of optimal procurement and inventory decisions at any stage of the supply chain depends directly on the availability of qualified suppliers and the quality of the products […]