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Tag: Edward P. Fitts Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering

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Jun 30, 2022

Human-computer interface, deep learning and explainable AI

The human body is an important source of big data. Biometric data can be collected to track health status and actively improve quality of life. Though data analysis has recently been actively used as a tool for industrial innovation, biometric data analysis seems to approach the essence of engineering in terms of developing technologies that benefit human beings. 

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Jun 27, 2022

Mayorga named Interim OR Director

Maria Mayorga, a rising star amongst the ISE faculty, is ready to take on a new challenge. A University Faculty Scholar and Professor of Personalized Medicine, Mayorga has now accepted the title of Interim Director of Operations Research. 

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Jun 7, 2022

New model finds best sites for electric vehicle charging stations

The model also determines how powerful the station can be without placing an undue burden on the local power grid. 

Abby Lampe holds aloft her winning cheese wheel at the 2022 Cooper's Hill Cheese-Rolling and Wake near Gloucester, England.

Jun 7, 2022

Alumna is England’s reigning cheese-rolling champion

Abby Lampe, a fourth-generation Wolfpack alum, tumbles her way to fame in the 2022 Cooper’s Hill Cheese-Rolling and Wake near Gloucester, England. 

Abby Lampe smiles during cheese rolling competition.

Jun 6, 2022

ISE alumna crowned world champion cheese racer

Having graduated only a month ago, ISE’s Abby Lampe won the world-famous Gloucester Cheese Roll taking several tough tumbles on her way to victory. 

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May 27, 2022

ISE receives multiple national awards

Good things come to those who wait. This expression perfectly describes the ISE department’s alumni and faculty. Even though they work tirelessly without a promise of reward or recognition, their dedication and contributions to the industrial engineering field have gotten them noticed, earning them multiple Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE) Awards. 

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May 24, 2022

Systems in Seattle

By ISE Communications ISE faculty, staff, and students attended the 2022 IISE Annual Conference and Expo in Seattle. We had two senior design teams competing against 16 other teams from around the country for top honors and alumni and faculty receiving national recognition for their achievements. We squeezed in a bit of fun at the… 

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May 20, 2022

An EYE on the future

When Ryan Pecaut, industrial and systems engineering ‘21, approached the Engineer Your Experience (EYE) Program office with a proposal, he expected to be turned away. A professor of his had mentioned EMO Hannover, the largest industrial technology conference in the world, piquing Pecaut’s interest. 

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May 20, 2022

NSF RAPID grants support engineering research on pandemic for better future solutions

Faculty members in the College of Engineering are principal investigators (PIs) or co-PIs on three Rapid Response Research (RAPID) grants awarded in 2020 by the National Science Foundation (NSF) focused on hospital surges, vaccine distribution and the well-being of college students during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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May 20, 2022

Engineering entrepreneurship

Building a business takes discipline, a willingness to explore all options and an ability to think outside the box — all skills that College of Engineering (COE) alumni learned at NC State.