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Health Systems Research

ISE is making a difference in health system quality and effectiveness through a multidisciplinary research approach that cuts across traditional areas in ISE to include faculty in service systems (Li Lin), human factors (Ann Bisantz, Lora Cavuoto, Victor Paquet) and operations research (Murat Kurt, Alex Nikolaev).

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Congratulations to Poster Competition Winners

We would like to thank everybody for participating in the 2014 ISE Poster Competition. All of the presented student posters were excellent, and the scores were extremely close.

Professor Kurt wins Best Dissertation Award

ISE Assistant Professor Murat Kurt is the recipient of the 2014 Pritsker Best Doctoral Dissertation Award given annual by the Institute of Industrial Engineers. Kurt's dissertation, "Dynamic Decision Models for Managing the Major Complications of Diabetes" addresses a significant national and international health problem.

Professor Kwon Receives NSF CAREER Award

ISE Assistant Professor Changhyun Kwon is the receipient of a 2014 NSF CAREER Award. The $400,000, 5 year award will allow Professor Kwon to advance routing methods in hazardous materials (hazmat) transportation to mitigate the risk of hazmat accidents.


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ISE Alumni Highlight (more highlights)

Valerie Beecher, BS, MS 2002; Ergonomics Specialist, Upstate Medical University

Valerie Beecher completed both her undergraduate and graduate work in Industrial Engineering at UB in 2002. While at UB, she was involved in research under the direction of Dr. Victor Paquet as part of the Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center on Universal Design. Her thesis work was involved with the Universal Design of Consumer Products.