Patterson Graduate Award
Dr. Richard Patterson, Professor Emeritus in ISE at the University of Florida, was a faculty member in ISE from 1963 through 1970, after graduating with his Ph.D. from the University of Michigan. He was a preeminent researcher in stochastic processes and mathematical modeling and had a very long and internationally recognized career in the field of quantitative ISE studies.
In 1970, Dr. Patterson returned to the University of Michigan, where he had a very successful 26-year career. Afterward, Dr. Patterson re-joined the ISE faculty in1996 as a visiting professor and remained at UF until he retired in 2001. He and his wife Carolyn established the Patterson Graduate Fellowship for outstanding Master’s students in ISE in 2005.
- The applicant must be a student pursuing a Master’s degree in Industrial & Systems Engineering
- The applicant must be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States of America
- The applicant’s GPA must be at least 3.5
To apply, complete and submit this form, along with the following PDF or Word Documents:
- An essay describing your experience, detailing your success and how you have managed to balance a social life while excelling academically
- A copy of your resume that includes a list of extracurricular activities while at the University of Florida
- A copy of your unofficial transcript