IMSE’s MacKenzie creates Hurricane Decision Simulator to assist Marines with decision making

The U.S. Marine Forces Reserve (MFR) is headquartered in New Orleans, LA, which is an area prone to hurricanes. During the event of a hurricane warning, the commander must make timely decisions to protect the safety of the personnel and set up alternate headquarters in order to facilitate an orderly evacuation. An assistant professor from … Continue reading IMSE’s MacKenzie creates Hurricane Decision Simulator to assist Marines with decision making

Engineers developing data-driven ‘FactBoard’ to improve factory operations

This article was originally featured on Iowa State University News Services by Mike Krapfl. Click here to read the original article. AMES, Iowa – Reports of missing parts, machinery problems or any other issues on a factory floor don’t always move quickly to decision-makers. Sometimes, data collection is workers writing a few notes on a … Continue reading Engineers developing data-driven ‘FactBoard’ to improve factory operations

IMSE Capstone Design course creates big impact for companies

Industrial Engineering 441, a one-semester Capstone Design course, gives students the opportunity to engage in industry projects and practice industrial engineering under the guidance of an experienced registered professional engineer. The goal of the projects are to provide economic value to a company. In its first semester, 15 groups worked on projects at 15 companies. … Continue reading IMSE Capstone Design course creates big impact for companies

IMSE professors honored at Engineering Convocation

Cameron MacKenzie, assistant professor of industrial and manufacturing systems engineering, and Sarah Ryan, Joseph Walkup Professor, were honored at the 2017 College of Engineering Convocation. The annual ceremony, hosted by James L. and Katherine S. Melsa Dean of Engineering Sarah Rajala, recognizes faculty and staff achievements over the past year. The convocation is also a … Continue reading IMSE professors honored at Engineering Convocation

IMSE associate professor Frank Peters wins trio of awards

Frank Peters, associate professor of industrial engineering received three awards in the past year, earning recognition at a department level, industry level, and throughout the state of Iowa. The trio of awards are well-deserved recognition for Peters who has advanced the department and made a great impact on the students. At the department level, Peters … Continue reading IMSE associate professor Frank Peters wins trio of awards

Two IMSE members honored at University awards ceremony

Two members of the Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering were honored at the Iowa State University Faculty and Staff Awards Ceremony on Monday afternoon. Associate Professor Frank Peters and Student Services Specialist Devna Popejoy-Sheriff were recognized as faculty and staff who have demonstrated their commitment to learning, discovery, and engagement at Iowa State. … Continue reading Two IMSE members honored at University awards ceremony

The Weiler family and Iowa State faculty and staff during the ribbon-cutting for the Weiler Laboratory

Cardinal and gold runs in the blood for the Weilers

When Patrick Weiler graduated from Iowa State in 1980 with a degree in agricultural engineering, he began a tradition of support for his alma matter. The legacy now spans two generations of the Weiler family, including Megan (Weiler) Green (’06 finance), Joel Weiler (’10 nutr sci) and Katelyn (Weiler) Freeseman (’12 civil engr). As Iowa State alums, the Weilers said they are proud to help support future generations of Cyclones engineers.

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IMSE chair Kremer receives ASME Spria Outstanding Design Educator Award

Gül Kremer, professor and C.G. “Turk” & Joyce A. Therkildsen Chair of the Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering at Iowa State University, has received a top American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) award for advancing engineering design education. Kremer was named this year’s ASME Ruth and Joel Spira Outstanding Educator Award winner “for … Continue reading IMSE chair Kremer receives ASME Spria Outstanding Design Educator Award

Cyclone Space Mining team to compete in the NASA Robotic Mining Competition

For yet another summer, members of the Cyclone Space Mining team will leave behind Iowa’s rolling cornfields for the for palm tree-lined beaches of east central Florida. Iowa State’s Cyclone Space Mining team will compete in the NASA Robotic Mining Competition at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, just west of Orlando. This is the … Continue reading Cyclone Space Mining team to compete in the NASA Robotic Mining Competition

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

Engineering college names student marshal, outstanding seniors for spring 2017 commencement

At the end of each semester, the College of Engineering honors twelve outstanding seniors from each college. From these twelve, one is selected to serve as the college’s Student Marshal.   Rachel Pick, aerospace engineering major, is serving as this semester’s College of Engineering Student Marshal during the Spring 2017 commencement ceremony. She will be … Continue reading Engineering college names student marshal, outstanding seniors for spring 2017 commencement

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