Latest ISE News

Chi Zhou wins SME Award

Assistant Professor Chi Zhou was named one of 11 young faculty to received the 2015 Outstanding Young Manufacturing Engineer Award from the Society of Manufacturing Engineers.

According to SME, "The SME Outstanding Young Manufacturing Engineer Award is conferred in recognition of significant achievements and leadership in the field of manufacturing engineering as a young engineer.” 

UB INFORMS Chapter Wins Award

Congratulations to the UB student INFORMS chapter who won the INFORMS Student Chapter Annual Award at the level of Cum Laude. The purpose of the awards is to recognize the outstanding achievements of student chapters. The awards was presented at the Student Awards Ceremony at the INFORMS Annual Meeting in San Francisco, CA. 

PhD Alum Wins Liberty Mutual Research Prize

A team of nine researchers including ISE PhD Alumnae Priya Pennathur has won the 2014 International Ergonomics Association (IEA) Liberty Mutual Medal. The researchers received the award for their scientific paper, "Technologies in the Wild (TiW): Human Factors Implications for Patient Safety in the Cardiovascular Operating Room" (Ergonomics, Vol. 56, No. 2, pp. 205-219, 2013). The winning paper describes technologies that could lead to a medical error in the cardiovascular operating room.

Bisantz participates in Health Institute Talk Show

ISE Professor Ann Bisantz participated in a recent web-broadcasted talkshow hosted by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement. The program, titled Optimizing safety with the electronic health record: The latest on glitches and fixes from the frontlines" included comments by Bisantz on the role of human factors based design of EHRs in enhancing workflow and safety. A recording of the broadcast can be accessed here: WIHI Link.

Join ISE Alum Jon Norris on Twitter

ISE Alum Jon Norris (BS '04) is taking over the UBFAN Twitter account to answer your questions. A systems operation manager for Starline USA, John welcomes questions about engineering, software development, operation management & more! 

UB ISE will gather Tuesday, Nov 25 from noon to 1 in Bell 341 to join in the discussion - stop by with your questions and grab a slice of pizza.



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