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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.

ISE Graduate Poster Session Held

ISE held its annual graduat student poster competition on March 29. All of the presented student posters were excellent, and the scores were extremely 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:

Tolou Esfandeh - Impact of Dual-Toll Pricing in Hazmat Transportation considering Stochastic Driver Preferences

Xinhui Zhu - Postural stress experienced by vaginal surgeons

Senior Georgia Cruz Interns at Disney

When Georgia Cruz moved to Clarence, New York from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as a high school student, she had a dream to dance on stage with Mickey Mouse. Six years later, while not exactly dancing with Mickey, she is instead working as an Industrial Engineering intern at Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida.

Congratulations to Poster Competition Winners

We would like to thank everybody for participating in the 2014 ISE Poster Competition. All of the presented student posters were excellent, and the scores were extremely close. Congratulations to the following two posters which received the highest scores and have been selected to represent the department at the SEAS Annual Graduate Research and Information Event:

Tolou Esfandeh - Impact of Dual-Toll Pricing in Hazmat Transportation considering Stochastic Driver Preferences

Xinhui Zhu - Postural Stress Experienced by Vaginal Surgeons

Professor Kurt wins Best Dissertation Award

ISE Assistant Professor Murat Kurt is the recipient of the 2014 Pritsker Best Doctoral Dissertation Award given annual by the Institute of Industrial Engineers. Kurt's dissertation, "Dynamic Decision Models for Managing the Major Complications of Diabetes" addresses a significant national and international health problem.

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