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.
ISE News and Events
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.
Assistant Professor Sergio Pequito named a Senior Member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
IEEE is the world's largest association of technical professionals. It seeks to advance the fields of engineering, computer science and information technology, physical science, biological and medical sciences, mathematics, and allied disciplines, both technically and educationally. Long composed of engineers and scientists, IEEE's membership also includes allied professionals such as computer scientists, software developers, information technology professionals, physicists, and medical doctors.
Alpha Pi Mu 2018-19 Scholarships- Mrs. Paul Givens established this scholarship in 2013 in memory of her late husband, Dr. Paul Givens. Dr. Givens contributed much to the profession of industrial engineering over his lengthy career and was a pioneer in new models for graduate education. Dr. Givens served Alpha Pi Mu with distinction as president, vice president, and long-time member of the executive council. Ana Gabriela Du is a Colombian junior IME student and the Co-President of RPI's Alpha Pi Mu-(Industrial and System Engineering Honor Society).
Professor John T. Wen has been named the Russell Sage Professor and head of the Department of Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering (ECSE) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He will begin his new roles on Jan. 1, 2019.
Rensselaer Professor Jie Lian has been awarded $500,000 from the U.S. Department of Energy as part of the Nuclear Energy University Research Program (NEUP) to conduct research and develop new materials that will make advanced nuclear reactors more resilient and economically efficient. Dr. Lian, the principle investigator of the project, will be joined by collaborators Rahul Rahul, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; Suvranu De, Florida A&M University-Florida State University; Lu Cai, Idaho National Laboratory Program; Patrick Shower, GE Global Research Center; and Eric Brown, U.S.
Concerns regarding scarcity, high prices, and safety regarding the long-term use of lithium-ion batteries has prompted a team of researchers from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute to propose a greener, more efficient, and less expensive energy storage alternative.
The ISE Department is pleased to announce that Dr. James Bailey has been hired as an Assistant Professor, beginning August 16, 2022.
Eye-movement Tracking Glasses Are Used To Evaluate Mental Stress in First Naturalistic Study of Critical Care Nurses
The mental workload of intensive care unit nurses can successfully be evaluated using eye-movement tracking glasses.
Jennifer Pazour and Kaan Unnu publish paper entitled On-Demand Warehousing Holds Powerful Potential for Supply Chains
New research from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute shows that innovative business models that tap into extra warehouse space can be a potential solution for companies with changing demand requirements or tight fulfillment windows.