Latest ISE 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!

PhD Student Pandey To Present at NSF Workshop

ISE PhD Student Niraj Pandey will present work regarding optimization modeling for statin prescribing, at an upcoming NSF-SPonsored workshop on Health Systems Optimization at Northwestern University's Center for Engineering and Health. Pandey received a travel grant to attend the workshop. 

Read more about the research, conducted with ISE faculty Murat Kurt and Mark Karwan, here

Home Health Innovation Workshop to be Held May 15

Innovations in home health are changing the way healthcare is delivered in the United States and abroad.  Home health devices and environmental supports are creating lifestyle choices that improve individual health, support independence for aging or functionally limited populations, and reduce health care costs.  This free 1-day workshop brings together researchers, practitioners  and community advocates who want to impact public health via home health innovations.