Poster Session Awards Announced
We would like to thank everybody for participating in the 2015 ISE Poster Competition. All of the presented student posters were excellent, and the scores were quite close. In the end, the following two posters received the highest scores and have been selected to represent the department at the SEAS Annual Graduate Research and Information Event:
1. Niraj K. Pandey: Alleviating Competitive Imbalance in NFL Schedules: An Integer Programming Approach
2. Mohammadreza Samadi: Finding Influential Nodes for Initiating Successful Campaigns in Social Networks
Professor Batta Receives Prestigious Teaching Award
Professor Rajan Batta has been selected to receive the Albert G. Holzman Distinguished Educator Award from the Institute of Industrial Engineers. This award "recognizes educators who contributed significantly to the profession through teaching, research and publication, extension, innovation, or administration." The award will be presented at the annual conference in May. Dr. Batta is an IIE Fellow and was named SUNY Distinguished Professor in 2013.
2015 Poster Competition Announcement / Call for Submissions
ISE is holding the 2015 departmental poster competition on April 3rd from 1 pm - 3 pm. All undergraduate and graduate students are invited to submit abstracts.
Each submission must be approved/sponsored by at least one ISE faculty member and include the following information:
MS Student Featured in Surgical Research Article
ISE MS Student Shridar Mane was featured in a Buffalo News article describing the intersection of engineering research and robotic survery at Roswell Park, in Dr. Kurshid Guru's ATLAS center, the Applied Technology Laboratory for Asvanced Surgery. Mane is designing an app to help patients better understand a rare treatment procedure.
NFL Scheduling Paper is Fan Favorite!
Thanks to everyone who voted for ISE student Kyle Cunningham and Niraj Pandey and faculty Murat Kurt and Mark Karwan's paper, "Alleviating Competitive Imbalances in NFL Schedules: An Integer-Programming Approach" - it was the fan favorite. The paper was one of eight, out of 200, selected to be presented at the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference in Boston.