Robust Approval Process in the Face of Strategic Adversaries and Normal Applicants
ISE Assistant Professor Dr. Jun Zhuang has been awarded a three-year grant of $286K from the National Science Foundation for research on a project ''Robust Approval Process in the Face of Strategic Adversaries and Normal Applicants.'' See http://www.nsf.gov/awardsearch/showAward?AWD_ID=1200899 for official information.
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.
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.
UB's ISE program has recently been ranked 25th out of 91 ISE and related programs nationwide, according to the US News and World Report graduate program rankings. It ranks 18th out of programs at public universities. Congratulations to all of our faculty, students, and staff and have a look at our research highlights, alumni profiles, and education programs to learn more about what makes UB ISE the place to be.
Michael Jenkins, PhD 2013, received the Best Student Paper Award (First place) from the Cognitive Engineering and Decision Making Technical Group, Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, for the paper "Investigating and improving network visualizations' effectiveness at supporting human sensemaking."