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Optimization Can Lead to Fairer NFL Schedules

The National Football League (NFL) is the highest revenue generating sports league in the world and uses numerous complex rules in scheduling regular season games to maintain fairness, attractiveness and its wide appeal to all fans and franchises. While these rules balance a majority of the features in the current schedules they are not robust in spacing games to avoid competitive imbalance.

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Students Casucci and Sadeghnejad Win Research Awards

ISE PhD Students Sabrina Casucci and Azar Sadeghnejad were honored at two recent conferences.

Casucci won a student poster award at a University of Rochester Conference on Healthcare Data Analytics. 

Game Theory Can Optimize Response to Disasters

This past November, Buffalo, New York, and the surrounding areas experienced record-breaking lake-effect snowfall. ISE Associate Professor Jun Zhuang and UG student Laura Devine were recently featured in an IIE Magazine article describing how game theory can be used to model and improve decision-making in such situations.

Poster Session Awards Announced

We would like to thank everybody for participating in the 2015 ISE Poster Competition. All of the presented student posters were excellent, and the scores were quite close.

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ISE Alumni Highlight (more highlights)

Gina M. Galindo Pacheco, PhD 2013, Professor, Universidad del Norte, Colombia

Gina M. Galindo-Pacheco is Professor of Industrial Engineering at Universidad del Norte, Colombia. She received her Bachelor degree in Industrial Engineering from Universidad del Norte, Colombia, in 2006. She also received her Master degree from Universidad del Norte, in 2006, and Ph.D. from The State University of New York at Buffalo (SUNY@Buffalo), in 2013. Her research interests are primarily related to humanitarian logistics, stochastic models, and quality control. She has earned several distinctions such as a Fulbright scholarship to study her Ph.D.