ISE News and Events

Dr. Yinan Wang recently received an Early Career Grant to attend the Fall Technical  Conference (FTC) from The Statistical Division of the American Society for Quality (ASQ).  The conference will focus on mining for quality with statistics and data science.
Welcome to Dr. Nima Ahmadi, Dr. James Bailey, and Dr. Yinan Wang! Watch this video to learn more about our three new faculty members. https://rpi.box.com/s/2pyanp1h46ndlcvb6iqh2wl6rjiyezu1
Rensselaer's Industrial and Systems Engineering Department will support a team of up to four ISE students to take part in the 9th Annual SHS Student Simulation Competition, in which students will solve a "real-world" healthcare situational case study using FlexSim's simulation software.
RPI community - please find the recording of today's session here
Dr. Yinan Wang receives his award
Dr. Yinan Wang recently received the Data Analytics and Information Systems (DAIS) Best Track Paper Award at the IISE Annual Conference.  The paper was entitled WOOD: Wasserstein-based Out-of-Distribution Detection.”

Institute News

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute will launch the Douglas A. Mercer ’77 Innovation and Exploration Laboratory at 10:30 a.m. on November 9 at the Russell Sage Dining Hall. Affectionately called the Mercer XLab, the facility aims to facilitate innovation in pedagogy and multiply learning opportunities by fostering interconnection among students and faculty. Mercer, a longtime supporter of his alma mater, originally made possible the Mercer Student Exploration Laboratory. Now, thanks to a $2 million gift, the laboratory is expanding in scope.
A team of researchers led by Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute’s Edwin Fohtung, associate professor of materials science and engineering, has combined expertise in mathematics and condensed matter physics with technological advances to discover new properties of magnetic ferroelectric materials.  
Systems engineers and social scientists at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) and Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) have been awarded $1.85 million by the National Science Foundation (NSF) in the Future of Work program.
Scientists at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), through biomolecular research and testing, have discovered a potential topical therapeutic to treat monkeypox.