In this feature article, Tom Willemain provokes a good deal of thought about the role of statistical models in supply chain forecasting, a field that he believes lags far behind finance in embracing algorithms over gut instinct. His article is followed by Commentaries from practitioners and researchers about the realities that can lead to "model failure" and the conditions for successful implementation of model-based decision making.
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Ana Gabriela Duque is currently a junior Industrial & Management Engineer working on a research project along side Dr. Jennifer Pazour and Dr. Sergio Pequito called Toward Green Fashion Design: A Systems Engineer’s Perspective.
Congratulations to PhD student Orlando Rodrigues Romero for being selected as one of the inaugural IBM/RPI AI Horizons Scholars. Orlando was one of the 11 selected out of 66 who applied.
During the fellowship, Orlando seeks to use dynamical and control systems tools to analyze and design novel and efficient algorithms capable of performing unsupervised classification under non-stationary data sources.
Congratulations to PhD student Kaan Unnu in being selected to receive the Storage Manufacturers Association Honor Scholarship for the 2019/2020 academic year from the Material Handling Education Foundation, Inc.
The Material Handling Education Foundation, Inc. (MHEFI) is an independent charitable organization that was established in 1976.
Jennifer Pazour has been invited to give the Distinguished Researcher Presentation at the World Class Supply Chain Summit this May 2019 in Milton, Ontario. She was identified by the Co-Chair because of her impressive research and speaking credentials, evidenced by Jen’s Rensselaer and Google Scholar profiles, and her seminar presentations.