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Jan 19, 2024

Q&A: Questions for Maria Mayorga

Maria Mayorga is the new director of NC State’s Operations Research Program, which was founded in 1970. It offers four degrees and includes faculty members from 16 departments. She is the Goodnight Distinguished Chair in Operations Research, a University Faculty Scholar and professor of personalized medicine in the Edward P. Fitts Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering with a joint appointment in the Department of Business Management in the Poole College of Management. 

Fitts-Woolard Hall in the fall. Red leaves show in the upper right hand corner and blue sky and clouds in the upper left corner.

Oct 16, 2023

Mayorga named Goodnight Distinguished Chair in Operations Research

Dr. Maria Mayorga has been named as the Goodnight Distinguished Chair in Operations Research at North Carolina State University. 

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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. 

Carlan Ivey

Sep 15, 2020

College’s graduate programs prioritize recruiting students from a military background

One of Dr. Brandon McConnell's roles at NC State is that of military and veteran recruiting coordinator for the College of Engineering. That position is part of an effort by the College to prioritize recruiting of graduate students with military ties. 

Major Blake Schwartz accepts award.

Nov 15, 2019

Award-winning research supports new military logistics model

Major Blake Schwartz, an NC State doctoral student and active duty Army officer, was awarded the 2018 Army Operations Research Symposium Best Paper for his research modeling logistics networks to support military operations. 

Devon Harris

May 2, 2018

From soldier to student

Veterans and active duty members of the military are making the transition to college life.