Research Highlight  (more highlights)

Traffic Control Agency Behavior Modeling and Deployment Optimization for Large Scale Planned Special Events

Large scale planned special events (PSE), such as sporting games, concert, and parades, attracting high volume of pedestrians, buses and passenger vehicles, result in significant non-recurrent traffic congestion. Properly managing traffic for PSE is crucial for travel safety, mobility and energy consumption.

What's New in ISE  (more news)

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)

Brian Kleiner, ISE PhD Alum, Named Ralph H. Bogle Jr. Professor at Virginia Tech

Brian M. Kleiner, director of the Myers-Lawson School of Construction and professor of industrial and systems engineering in the College of Engineering at Virginia Tech, has been named the Ralph H. Bogle Jr. Professor in Industrial and Systems Engineering by the Virginia Tech Board of Visitors.