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    Introduce yourself (Part II)!

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    Hello all! Soon after we launched IISE Connect in late 2017, we asked our members to introduce themselves on this great new platform. We since had hundreds of responses, which has been terrific for networking, building our digital community and ...

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    WSC Foundation Travel Scholarships for WSC2018

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    WSC Foundation Scholarships for Travel to 2018 Winter Simulation Conference (WSC 2018) CALL for APPLICATIONS WSC2018 Committee is pleased to announce scholarships to be awarded to deserving candidates (students, post docs, and junior faculty) ...

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    RE: Preparing for November meeting...

    Ideally, yes...but I will take them in real time, too! ------------------------------ Kevin Taaffe SVP - North American Operations Harriet and Jerry Dempsey Professor of IE Clemson University ------------------------------

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    Hi there fellow IISE members, my name is Suhaib Mismar and I graduated from The University of Jordan this year, I recently moved to Texas and I would love to meet people in Dallas/Fort Worth area and get involved with the professional chapter there. Cheers! ...

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    Hi everyone, I'm Keith Albertson, your new managing editor of ISE and Industrial Management magazines. I have taken the reins from Michael Hughes, who now is in a marketing position here at IISE (but still serving as my training wheels). I'm still ...

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    RE: Preparing for November meeting...

    Do you want us to send you our slides in advance? ------------------------------ Charlene Yauch IISE US North-Central Regional VP Professor and IE Program Director Milwaukee School of Engineering Milwaukee WI 2625056124 ----------------------------- ...

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    Hi Tom! I am in Round Rock, just next door! There is no IISE chapter in this area, so do you have another way to connect locally with IE's? Do you help the student chapter at Texas State in San Marcos? Get Outlook for Android ------Original ...

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  • A couple of weeks ago, I wrote that I was headed to Atlanta for our fall meeting of the IISE Board of Trustees (BOT). Following up on my last blog , let me bring you up to speed. We held a very spirited and in-depth meeting over a day-and-a-half though our agenda was not association business as usual.   The bulk of the meeting was dedicated to kicking off strategic discussions facilitated by Paul Odomirok of Performance Excellence Associates. Along with IISE management staff and guests ...

  • I remember a story from and by Scott Adams, creator of Dilbert, about the language shift of the 1990s. Many of the buzz words for management trends shifted to clearer and more pragmatic terms, as one manager said, they were uncertain who was feeding ideas to Dilbert and were afraid that what they said in the meeting would be mocked in the next comic. I’ve found a number of lessons for industrial engineers from Dilbert. We’ll start with the titles of some of his comic books. “I’m No Scientist, But ...


  • Have you submitted a poster abstract yet?

    Abstracts for poster presentations at the Applied Ergonomics Conference (AEC) are being accepted through Nov. 27. Educators, students, professionals, researchers, and others are urged to submit original contributions related to the fields of ergonomics, healthcare, safety, human resources and risk management that can be displayed in an educational poster format. AEC will be held in New Orleans, March 25-28.
  • New alignment of regional and international operations

    IISE announces the North American Operations Board (NAOB) and the International Operations Board (IOB) – approved during a recent meeting of the Board of Trustees (BOT). Learn more about these developments, strategic planning and other board agenda items discussed by IISE President Tim McGlothlin in his recent blog.
  • Exciting NEW award recognizes students, teams

    The IISE Outstanding Capstone Senior Design Project Award is now available with applications due by April 12, 2019. Sponsored by The Council on Industrial and Systems Engineering (CISE), Virginia Tech Grado Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering and The Ohio State University Department of Integrated Systems Engineering (Scott and Beatrice Sink Giving Accounts), this award recognizes individual students or teams that have applied ISE knowledge and skills to significantly impact an organization. Recognition and rewards include monetary awards, first-year IISE memberships and recognition ...

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