Q&A: Dr. Julie Swann on healthcare impacts from COVID-19
In this Q&A, we asked Dr. Julie Swann, A. Doug Allison Professor in the Edward P. Fitts Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, about the impacts that the COVID-19 outbreak is having on the U.S. healthcare system.
Breaking major ground
Groundbreaking, the ceremonial kick-off to a building’s construction, usually involves several dignitaries lined up with shovels in hand and cameras at the ready.
Fitts-Woolard Hall By the Numbers
Work has begun on Fitts-Woolard Hall, the College’s newest building on NC State’s Centennial Campus. The new home of the Department of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering and the Edward P. Fitts Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering represents a new funding paradigm for the College and for NC State.
College announces first-of-its-kind gift, breaks ground on Fitts-Woolard Hall
Two North Carolina State University industrial engineering alumni are supporting the College of Engineering’s newest building with the largest gift given for a campus building naming in NC State’s history. The University on Friday broke ground on Fitts-Woolard Hall, which comes as the result of a $25 million gift from alumni Edward P. Fitts Jr. and Edgar S. Woolard Jr.
Engineers find way to lower risk of midair collisions for small aircraft
Researchers at North Carolina State University have developed new modifications for technology that helps pilots of small aircraft avoid midair collisions. The modified tools significantly improved pilot response times in making decisions to avert crashes.
NC State engineering students help North Carolina company save energy, improve processes
The student chapter of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) at North Carolina State University broke new ground when three of its members traveled to a Burlington, NC, hosiery manufacturing facility this fall.
ISE puts best foot forward during symposium
The Edward P. Fitts Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at North Carolina State University played host to industry representatives Oct. 16-18, bringing in world-renowned speakers and showcasing the renovated labs and state-of-the-art equipment in Daniels Hall on NC State’s main campus.
ISE professor wins faculty advising awards
Dr. Anita Vila-Parrish, teaching assistant professor and director of undergraduate programs in the Edward P. Fitts Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, received two prestigious advising awards recently.
Collaboration aimed at automating manufacturing of regenerative medicine therapies
When it comes to manufacturing tissues and organs to cure disease and save lives, regenerative medicine is just like any other industry where automation, quality and efficiency are keys to success. That’s why Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center’s Institute for Regenerative Medicine is teaming up with North Carolina State University’s Edward P. Fitts Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering with the goal of applying the latest advances in industrial engineering to the new field of regenerative medicine.
King named Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor
Dr. Russell E. King, professor in the Edward P. Fitts Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at North Carolina State University, has been awarded the NC State Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professorship for 2010-11.