GENETICS highlights article authored by Lizhi Wang in April 2017 issue

GENETICS featured an article authored by Lizhi Wang, associate professor of industrial and manufacturing systems engineering, and others in the April 2017 issue. The journal included the summary of the article, “The Predicted Cross Value for Genetic Introgression of Multiple Alleles,” in their Issue Highlights section.  The article’s authors are Ye Han, John N. Cameron, Lizhi … Continue reading GENETICS highlights article authored by Lizhi Wang in April 2017 issue

Green selected to present at Research in the Capitol Undergraduate Research Symposium

Josiah Green, senior in industrial engineering, presented his poster at the Research in the Capitol Undergraduate Research Symposium on March 28, 2017. His poster, “Simulation Modeling of Human Behavior in Production Systems and Team Dynamics,” was selected from a large pool of applications as one of the top 25 submissions from Iowa State. He presented … Continue reading Green selected to present at Research in the Capitol Undergraduate Research Symposium

Three undergraduate education proposals from IMSE researchers receive Miller Faculty Fellowships

Researchers in industrial and manufacturing systems engineering (IMSE) will develop innovative approaches to improve undergraduate teaching with support of recently funded Miller Faculty Fellowships. Three of this year’s university-funded proposals include two IMSE projects and one collaborative project, illustrating the department’s dedication to excellence in undergraduate education. “I am very pleased to see the efforts in … Continue reading Three undergraduate education proposals from IMSE researchers receive Miller Faculty Fellowships

Gul Kremer

Kremer awarded 2017 Clare Boothe Luce Scholarship to attend the HERS Institute at the University of Denver

Contacts: Gül Kremer, Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering, 515-294-0127, gkremer@iastate.edu Suzanne Sable, University of Denver, (720) 273-3994, Suzanne.Sable@du.edu Denver, CO – Higher Education Resource Services (HERS) is pleased to announce that Gül Kremer, the C.G. “Turk” & Joyce A. Therkildsen Department Chair in Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering, was selected to attend the 2017 HERS … Continue reading Kremer awarded 2017 Clare Boothe Luce Scholarship to attend the HERS Institute at the University of Denver

Emily Carter

A magical adventure

A Disney internship just might be the happiest internship on earth for Iowa State fifth-year senior Emily Carter. After all, she’s dreamed of working at Disney ever since she can remember. As it turns out, Iowa State was the place that could help make her dream come true. In our industrial engineering program, Carter found … Continue reading A magical adventure

Capstone design course projects average $137,800 in three-year net economic benefits to companies

Industrial Engineering Design (IE 441) is the one-semester senior design course where students engage in industry projects and practice industrial engineering under the guidance of an experienced Registered Professional Engineer, as well as engineers and managers from the sponsor company. The objective of these projects is to provide economic value to the company and a … Continue reading Capstone design course projects average $137,800 in three-year net economic benefits to companies

Bonner takes silver in human factors video contest

The Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES) recently announced the winners of their annual video contest based on the question, “How does human factors/ergonomics help people?”  Desmond C. Bonner, human computer interaction and industrial engineering PhD student with Dr. Michael Dorneich, won second place for his video entitled “That’s Human Factors!”  The video features students and … Continue reading Bonner takes silver in human factors video contest

VR goes to the Fair

Five Iowa State University (ISU) students spent their Saturday at the 2016 Iowa State Fair promoting Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) to hundreds of fair-goers who walked through the 4-H building. Children and parents visiting the booth experienced demos of AR on iPads and VR in the Oculus Rift. Visitors learned about the … Continue reading VR goes to the Fair

Gul Kremer

Kremer honored with prestigious engineering design award

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Professor Gül E. Kremer has been named the recipient of the 2016 Kos Ishii-Toshiba Award for her outstanding contributions to engineering design. Kremer’s leadership, dedication to research and passion for teaching engineering design were a few of the factors that led to her receiving this prestigious award. Presented annually by the … Continue reading Kremer honored with prestigious engineering design award

ME academic adviser Alyssa Mittleider honored with P&S Council CYtation Award

Alyssa Mittleider, academic adviser for the Department of Mechanical Engineering, was honored with a CYtation Award from the Iowa State University Professional and Scientific Council for her dedication and performing above and beyond her duties. ISU Senior Vice President and Provost Jonathan Wickert presented the award to Alyssa on March 10, 2016 at the annual … Continue reading ME academic adviser Alyssa Mittleider honored with P&S Council CYtation Award

Ryan elevated to IEEE Senior Member

Sarah Ryan, professor of industrial and manufacturing systems engineering, has been selected to be an Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Senior Member. IEEE Senior Membership is an honor bestowed only to those who have made significant contributions to the profession. Senior Members are recognized for their technical and professional excellence, and are eligible to hold … Continue reading Ryan elevated to IEEE Senior Member

Therkildsen

Iowa State University alumni make gift for endowed department chair

Ames, Iowa – An Iowa State University alumni couple has made a generous gift to establish the C. G. “Turk” and Joyce A. Therkildsen Department Chair in Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering. An endowed department chair will have a substantial, permanent impact for the Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering. The position honors the … Continue reading Iowa State University alumni make gift for endowed department chair

IMSE Emeritus Professor Victor Tamashunas passes away

Victor Tamashunas, 89, passed away August 22, 2015 in Ames. He retired as emeritus professor of the Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering in 1991, and he was an alumnus of Iowa State University. His memberships and honors include: Registered Professional Engineer, Senior Member of the American Institute of IE’s, Professor of the Year-College of … Continue reading IMSE Emeritus Professor Victor Tamashunas passes away