Research Highlight  (more highlights)

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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Professor Zhuang receives Military OR Research Award

Associate Professor Jun Zhuang was recently awarded the Military Operations Research Journal Award for 2014 (for the the best paper published in 2013 in the journal Military Operations Research, jointly awarded by the INFORMS' Military Applications Society and the Military Operations Research Society).

Professor Cavuoto's Research On Obesity Featured

Research by Assistant Professor Lora Cavuoto was recently featured in in a press release by the American Industrial Hygiene Association. Her study found that workers who are obese may have significantly shorter endurance times when performing workplace tasks, compared with non-obese counterparts.

ISE Welcomes New Graduate Students

Over 50 new MS and PhD students attended orientation on August 21 to meet the faculty, learn about courses, research, and graduate student clubs, and to enjoy a pizza lunch. Welcome to all our new and returning graduate students!


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ISE Alumni Highlight (more highlights)

Daniel C. Oliverio, BS 1978, Chairman, Hodgson Russ LLP

Since his graduation in 1978 from UB’s Industrial and Systems Engineering Department, Daniel C. Oliverio’s career has taken unexpected and unusual paths. After receiving his B.S. with honors, Dan went on to earn an M.B.A. from the Graduate School of Management at UB, and then a J.D. cum laude from SUNY Buffalo Law School. Dan then joined the law firm Hodgson Russ, where he practiced as a litigator until being offered the position of assistant U.S. attorney.