Latest ISE News

MS Alumnae Valerie Beecher Provides Safe Patient Handling Expertise

Valerie Beecher, who received an MS in Human Factors in 2002, was recently featured in the NYSUT newspaper, as part of a NYS wide task force on safe patient handling practices. She is currently an ergonomics specialist at SUNY Upstate Medica Center. Beecher describes common injuries as being "due to turning/reposition and unexpected situations such as falling patients" and recommends comprehensive, annual training on patient handling.

 

 

Galindo Dissertation is Award Finalist

PhD Alumane Gina Galindo has been selected as a finalist for the 2014 INFORMS Section on Location Analyis (SOLA)-Air Products Dissertation Award. This award will be presented at the INFORMS 2014 annual meeting in San Francisco, at the SOLA business meeting. 

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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