Now Accepting Applications for Student Six Sigma Program
The Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering and UB TCIE are pleased to announce the 10th year of our Student Six Sigma Black Belt Certification Program. Students complete a single, two-semester long Six Sigma qualifying project at a sponsoring company over the fall and spring semesters. We are now accepting competitive applications for students entering their senior year in Fall 2014 and graduate students enrolled for 2014/2015.
Program Start: Fall Semester 2014
1. Project work at sponsoring company
PhD Alumni Ozbolat Receives NSF CAREER Award
From the University of Iowa: Ibrahim Ozbolat, assistant professor of mechanical and industrial engineering and co-director of the Advanced Manufacturing Technology Group in the Center for Computer-Aided Design, has been selected by the NSF to receive a $400,000 Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award over the next five years. The award is effective July 1, 2014.
PhD Alumni receives National Academy Award
From the National Academies: Robert Graves, John H. Krehbiel Sr. Professor for Emerging Technologies at the Thayer School of Engineering, Dartmouth, UB IE PhD 1974; MS 1969 has received with his colleagues the Bernard M.
Human Factors Students Place Second in Auburn Competition
A team of ISE human factors students recently took second place in an ergonomics design competition sponsored by eTools and Auburn Engineers, Inc. In this year’s seventh annual Ergonomics Design Competition for Student Teams event, 34 teams from the United States and abroad were asked to evaluate the ergonomic risks assumed by professional chefs and individuals moving house, outlining these risks, and providing recommendations that would minimize the dangers of these tasks while remaining as cost-effective as possible.
PhD Student Guan Wins Paper Award
ISE Ph.D. Student Peiqiu Guan just received the 2013 Society for Risk Analysis (SRA)'s Security and Defense Specialty Group (SDSG) Student Merit Award for the paper “Modeling public-private partnerships in disaster management--A sequential game with prospect utilities”. Peiqiu presented both a paper and a poster at SRA annual meeting in Baltimore, MD, December 8-11, 2013. Four other ISE graduate students (John Coles, Jing Fu, Xiaowen Wang, Jing Zhang) and ISE Assistant Professor Dr. Jun Zhuang also presented at the conference.