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 U.S.A.
- The applicant’s GPA must be at least 3.5.
- Complete and submit the form below
- Write and submit a 1-page essay (12 pt fonts and 1″ margins) describing your internships, jobs, and relevant experience as well as your career goals. The essay should be in PDF or WORD file.
- Submit a copy of your resume.
- Provide a name and e-mail address of an ISE faculty member who can write a letter of recommendation for you. Make sure that you ask for permission from him/her first.
Deadline: 5 PM on the last reading day of every spring semester.
Apply here then click on the “Add document” link to access the form