Research Highlights



ISE Assistant Professor Archis Ghate has received the prestigious NSF Career Award. The research objective of his project is to mathematically develop a novel cancer radiotherapy paradigm that optimally adapts treatment to the spatiotemporal evolution of a tumor's biological condition.


Professor Archis Ghate's student, Minsun Kim, has won the prestigious George B. Dantzig Dissertation Award given by the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS). Professor Ghate served as her dissertation advisor.

Dr. Joe Heim gave a lecture at University Hospital on the role of industrial and systems engineering in the clinical laboratory.  "Healthcare has been an active industrial and systems engineering are of practice and research for nearly 100 years."  Watch lecture>>

ISE Chair and Professor Linda Ng Boyle gave a lecture on driver distraction for the College of Engineering "Engineering in the Headlines" series.  "Mobile phones, PDAs, GPS devices, and glowing digital dashboards can easily draw a driver's attention away from the road."  Watch lecture >>

Emeritus Professor, Richard Storch, has been awarded the 2010 William M. Kennedy Award for "Outstanding Service and Contribution in the Development of Systems and Planning Applying to Ship Building and Ship Repair," by The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers.  He was honored by the group at a luncheon on November 5, 2010.

ISE Chair and Professor Linda Boyle was quoted in the Science News "Texting and driving don't mix, just as expected", regarding her driver distraction research.
Professor Kailash Kapur was quoted in the Wall Street Journal's "How Lean Manufacturing Can Backfire."
Professor Zelda Zabinsky and Ph.D. student Theresa Barker co-authored the article, "Designing for Recovery" which was featured in the April 2010 issue of the Industrial Engineer magazine.