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  1. Partnership aims to improve quality, consistency in Wisconsin assisted living communities

  2. Researchers find food imported from low-GDP nations poses higher safety risks

  3. Educational Innovation: ISyE junior design course uses blended learning and lego kits to teach fundamental skills of design

  4. Imagining a healthier future

  5. ISyE alum chosen as president-elect of Society of Engineering and Management Systems

  6. ISyE team receives Best Ergonomics in Design Article Award for their paper on medical management devices

  7. Isthmus: Virtually real: UW lab takes sci-fi concept into the physical world

  8. HFES recognizes ISyE student and faculty member for outstanding contributions to the field

  9. ISyE Professor receives A.R. Lauer Safety Award from HFES

  10. ISyE Professor receives Virginia K. Saba Award from AMIA

  11. ISyE students win Best Student Poster Award from INFORMS

  12. UW-Madison ranks 4th in research expenditures

  13. Wisconsin State Journal: On Campus: Badger Bracketology uses model to predict the college football playoff

  14. Alumnus Patrick Quirk receives top honor from the College of Engineering

  15. Virtual reality at the DMV?

  16. ISyE associate professor participates in NSF research initiative to transform infrastructure

  17. ISyE alumnus receives award from the Milwaukee School of Engineering

  18. ISyE associate professor visits Oberlin College as part of a distinguished visitor program

  19. Wisconsin Public Radio: New site aims to keep older Wisconsinites in their homes longer

  20. $20 million grant powers game-changing Internet access effort

  21. New social network aims to keep Wisconsin seniors in their homes longer

  22. Sabbatical offers inspiration to ISyE associate professor

  23. Engineering alumni to receive top college honors at Oct. 16 Engineers' Day

  24. GERS students bring science and engineering to underrepresented minority students in Madison

  25. Graduate mentors help guide undergrads through their early research experiences

  26. Robertson signs ASEE pledge to promote diversity in engineering

  27. Software piggybacks on electronic medical records, saves clinician time

  28. UW-Madison engineer contributes to national report on healthcare errors

  29. Major commitment to elevate UW-Madison undergraduate engineering education

  30. ISyE grad becomes first UW-Madison student to receive prestigious $50,000 MIT award

  31. Focus on new faculty: Nicole Werner, improving healthcare transitions from hospital to home

  32. Historic gift yields 13 new engineering professorships

  33. U.S. News ranks college No. 14 for undergrad education

  34. ISyE Professor taking new approach to large-scale optimization problems after receiving NSF funding

  35. Focus on new faculty: Xin Wang, untying knotty systems

  36. New York Times: Google’s driverless cars run into problem: Cars with drivers

  37. UW Researcher receives NIH grant to study use of evidence-based practices in health care

  38. UW student chapter of The Institute of Industrial Engineers wins GOLD award from national organization

  39. The UW-Madison Human Factors and Ergonomics Society receives Gold Award, fourth year in a row

  40. Psychology and computer science experts use machine teaching to elevate the learning process

  41. ASME elects ISyE professor as a fellow

  42. SEIPS short course illustrates challenges of operating medical systems, raising questions about patient safety

  43. ISyE Professor receives NSF grant to improve E-visits

  44. MIT Technology Review: Teach your robot to do the dishes

  45. Engineering students gain global perspective studying in China

  46. CSI Discovery: 3-D scanning researchers partner with Wisconsin law enforcement

  47. Catalyzing materials research across Wisconsin

  48. Customizing—for the masses

  49. ORiginals Research: ORiginals season 1, episode 1: Professor Laura McLay

  50. ISyE alum Kopetsky honored with lifetime achievement award

  51. Announcing some of our new faculty stars

  52. Sound Engineering: UW-Madison’s burgeoning optimization community

  53. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Virtual home intended to break down walls in health care

  54. Catalyzing UW-Madison’s neuroengineering community

  55. Gratz brings “business hustle” to ISyE industrial advisory board

  56. Alumnus Werner shares perspective on solar energy

  57. ISyE transfer student finds a new home at UW-Madison, receives DOD SMART scholarship

  58. Emerson professorship sparks successes

  59. Many engineering students honored at chancellor’s undergraduate awards ceremony

  60. Focus on ISyE faculty: Jim Luedtke

  61. Carayon honored as patient safety expert

  62. Steuber Prize announces 2015 winners

  63. ISyE graduate student awarded DOD SMART scholarship

  64. Professor Emeritus Harold Steudel recognized for his many years of teaching and research

  65. Engineering Expo inspires K-12 students to explore engineering

  66. Wausau Daily Herald: Engineers buttress Wisconsin industries

  67. The natural order and divine law of optimization

  68. Wisconsin State Journal: Tom Still: Keeping the pipeline filled with engineers essential for Wisconsin business

  69. With optimal ER, ISyE students win national healthcare student competition

  70. Isthmus: A 'technology sandbox'

  71. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Bill in Congress would establish 'manufacturing universities'

  72. Bracketology 101: What McLay reads in the seeds

  73. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: I am The Wisconsin Idea

  74. Engineering PhD student wins early excellence in teaching award

  75. College ranked 14th-best in the nation

  76. Computing with grand demands

  77. Xconomy: UW-Madison IoT Lab honing its role amid campus entrepreneurship push

  78. Forbes: Internet of things 101

  79. UW-Madison engineers' knowledge, skills a boon to state and national employers

  80. NBC15: Three lottery tickets worth $350,000 each sold in Dane County

  81. Control Design: Researchers study how to make robots more like your co-workers

  82. Computer science, industrial engineering research enhances robotic manufacturing

  83. Researchers aim to help hospitalized patients avoid fatal blood clots

  84. Internet of Things Lab open house showcases student innovation

  85. Focus on new faculty: Alberto Del Pia

  86. Quick Response Manufacturing book now available in six languages

  87. Zhou receives $650K to develop Air Force aircraft damage-detection system

  88. Industry networking and community outreach help UW-Madison HFES student chapter excel

  89. HFES student chapter wins gold award for National Ergonomics Month

  90. The Badger Herald: Ebola concerns raise questions about travel

  91. Linderoth honored by INFORMS Computing Society

  92. Mathematical Moments: Providing power

  93. UW-Madison College of Engineering to honor alumni at Engineers’ Day

  94. WKOW: Smartphone app would allow patients to send doctors photos

  95. Empowering parents to make teen drivers safer

  96. Managing asthma through mobile computing

  97. Math makes power grids more efficient

  98. Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel: Epic helps Apple develop HealthKit, its new platform for health apps

  99. Li and Zhou receive grant to model performance indicators in smart manufacturing

  100. McLay and Luedtke funded to assess supply chain cyber-security

  101. Bier named National Academies BMSA member

  102. HFES student chapter wins gold award for third straight year

  103. Radwin elected to HFES executive council

  104. McLay paper receives IIE award

  105. Strong engineers, strong community

  106. Gerald Nadler, former ISyE professor, dies at 90

  107. Preventative medicine: Algorithms enable manufacturers to remotely anticipate machine health crises

  108. Liu receives NSF grant to research Alzheimer’s

  109. Digital manufacturing team calls for research proposals and input

  110. Carayon named to Institute of Medicine committee

  111. Shi receives grant to benefit industrial planning from top floor to shop floor

  112. NSF grant funds new method for extracting data from manufacturing machines

  113. UW-Madison engineer a 2014 NAE workshop participant

  114. Wiegmann honored by AMA

  115. ISyE PhD student wins peer mentor award

  116. Cell phone alerts provide quick notice during storms

  117. UW-Madison College of Engineering up, loons down

  118. A big boost for innovation

  119. UW-Madson College of Engineering gets $25 million research gift

  120. UW-Madison College of Engineering receives $25 million grant

  121. McLay and collaborators receive NSF grant

  122. Harvesting the power of big data in agriculture

  123. McLay paper receives honor

  124. Tinkering fosters business success for Internet of Things Lab

  125. Vanderheiden funded to assess Internet accessibility

  126. The world of networked objects explored

  127. Smartphone app aids alcohol addiction treatment

  128. ISyE PhD candidate’s paper selected for Vienna research symposium

  129. Four ISYE students win case study competition

  130. Driver distraction a leading cause of accidents

  131. Odds of winning lottery 1,000 times greater than picking perfect NCAA bracket

  132. Add a bus stop to your diet

  133. UW-Madison engineering programs ranked highly in U.S. News and World Report

  134. Experts to focus on driver distraction as safety concerns grow

  135. Ayse Gurses (PhD ISyE '05) among alumni association 40 Under 40

  136. UW-Madison a partner in national effort to retool U.S. manufacturing

  137. Alums giving back: A Q&A with two members of the ISyE alumi board

  138. Madison biotech supplier goes lean to stave off foreign competitors

  139. McLay named INFORMS SPPSN president

  140. Instructors innovating ISyE senior design

  141. Grad support endowment fund enables engineer to help nursing homes

  142. Focus on new faculty: Kaibo Liu, making data translate in the real world

  143. Reflections on innovation

  144. Researchers seek to understand the brain, boost batteries, improve patient care, and produce advanced biofuels

  145. While you were away: Catching up on a not-so-dead winter break

  146. College of Engineering 2013 highlights

  147. Engineering PhD student to present at international human-computer interaction convention

  148. Engineering TA wins 2013 teaching award

  149. Her response: Increase the ‘reward’ of high-risk scenarios

  150. ISyE student on winning team at investment competition

  151. Racine students explore engineering’s possibilities at UW-Madison

  152. CQPI team hopes to prevent VTE

  153. Industrial engineering grad student receives ethics fellowship

  154. Exploring home health environments with virtual reality

  155. UW-Madison College of Engineering to honor eight outstanding alumni

  156. Zhou and Brennan receive NSF grant to help asthma patients manage healthcare

  157. Sound Engineering: An alum predicts a solar disruption

  158. Brennan named one of 10 influential women in health IT

  159. UW grad and SunPower CEO Tom Werner touts solar industry growth

  160. Company wins two competitions at 2013 EAA AirVenture

  161. IIE students honored

  162. Carayon named to HFES executive council

  163. Luedtke wins INFORMS young researchers prize

  164. HFES Student Chapter wins gold award for second straight year

  165. Industrial and systems engineering student earns recognition

  166. Zhou earns collaboration grant to help meet the needs of teleservice systems

  167. NSF grant funds bio-manufacturing study

  168. Introducing 10 new College of Engineering faculty members

  169. Prof. John Lee and the "Lake Wobegon effect"

  170. ISyE Departmental News Article (No images) 5297

  171. Sound Engineering: Making aeromedical flights safer

  172. Wiegmann to receive HFES Lauer safety award

  173. Paper on vehicle paint quality receives award

  174. Authors suggest systems approach can transform healthcare

  175. Five questions ... about manufacturing systems engineering education

  176. Vanderheiden and collaborators honored for technology access innovations

  177. Lee to serve on NRC panel

  178. Silicon Valley Badger engineers share their secrets of success

  179. Chen wins funding for virtual reality home rehabilitation device

  180. Lee receives driver behavior modeling contract from Toyota

  181. RFID advance to improve safety of nation’s blood supply

  182. Fast companies: 20 years of quick-response manufacturing

  183. Team earns grant focused on reducing workplace injury, fatigue

  184. ISyE healthcare conference a success

  185. Engineering students honored for classroom, community productivity

  186. Advanced manufacturing focus of June 10-14 conference

  187. Brennan joins national health IT working group

  188. Award to fund Wiegmann project on medical evacuations

  189. Ergonomics award for Carayon paper

  190. Engineering students recognized for service and leadership

  191. Vanderheiden project receives $12 million for implementation in Europe

  192. ISyE Professor Emeritus George Box passes away

  193. Vanderheiden receives award for contributions to low vision work

  194. Virtual exertions research uses muscle activity to move virtual objects

  195. College, grad programs, in top-20 in U.S. News rankings

  196. Three faculty among UW-Madison Kellett award recipients

  197. Mutlu earns Carnegie Mellon computer science award

  198. Video tool could help active workers avoid injury

  199. UW-Madison engineer named to National Academy of Engineering

  200. Carayon speaks at kickoff meeting of new joint healthcare/engineering initiative

  201. Ferris and others to create tool to guide bioenergy policy

  202. Ian Robertson named new UW-Madison engineering dean

  203. It's the stuff of dreams: Better healthcare at home

  204. ISyE students return victorious from Human Factors and Ergonomics Society meeting

  205. Turning a rusty surgeon into a well-oiled machine

  206. Private gifts support nearly 40 engineering faculty professorships

  207. Robinson to take the helm at INFORMS

  208. New projects for CQPI

  209. ISyE student wins prize for cyber security research

  210. Honors in vehicle research for two ISyE students

  211. Lee speaks at NAS symposium on value of social sciences

  212. A model for personalized breast cancer screening decisions

  213. Recovery at work: Treatment may end, but challenges persist for breast cancer survivors

  214. New interdisciplinary collaboration will develop coaching program for surgical excellence

  215. $800K for Radwin study of repetitive motion injury

  216. Li earns NSF funding to improve rapid-response healthcare

  217. Mobile apps may help prevent substance abuse relapses

  218. Two graduate students finalists in decision analysis paper competition

  219. Student chapter of HFES wins top honors for on-campus efforts

  220. UW-Madison, college, among top U.S. public universities

  221. Save the dates: Blended learning seminar series begins September 19

  222. New leadership for Manufacturing Systems Engineering

  223. Student IIE chapter stands out for participation

  224. Multidisciplinary team maps costs of participating in health information exchange

  225. Vanderheiden named Human Factors and Ergonomics Society fellow

  226. Article on quick response manufacturing wins national award

  227. Industrial and Systems Engineering Professor Ben-Tzion “Bentzi” Karsh dies

  228. From summer abroad in China, students acquire a new view of the world

  229. With help from Milwaukee company, two engineers graduate with a head start

  230. Barrier-free technology coming of age

  231. Unsafe at any speed: Even for driving pros, distractions increase crash risk

  232. Wiegmann and colleagues receive award for trauma research

  233. Bringing best practices to Wisconsin manufacturers

  234. High honors for widely-cited Linderoth paper

  235. Grants and graduate support for Wiegmann, Shi

  236. Zhou gets grant for quality control study

  237. When process equals progress: Building blocks for biotech businesses

  238. Robinson wins Kimball Medal

  239. ISyE renews Alpha Pi

  240. European Commission funds cloud computing initiative begun at UW

  241. Alagoz named associate editor for two industry publications

  242. Grant funds effort to improve patient OR to ICU transitions


  243. A decade of gains in engineering graduate student diversity

  244. Optimizing optimization when symmetry is at play

  245. Carayon to be honored by International Ergonomics Association

  246. Video: Opportunities in engineering: Annual report 2011

  247. Engineering alumni to receive top college honors at Oct. 14 Engineers' Day

  248. Human factors expert to help guide safety in next generation of space exploration

  249. QRM helps Plover, Wisconsin, company to slash lead times, expand into new markets

  250. CHESS receives $9.5 million to help older adults

  251. College honors 25 faculty and staff at spring celebration

  252. Thousands experience science at successful Engineering Expo

  253. Drug courts test smart phone app to help addicted offenders

  254. Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery facility opens on UW-Madison campus

  255. Industrial engineering professor emeritus named to manufacturing 'dream team'

  256. New simulator puts UW-Madison on the map for driving research

  257. It's about time: U.S. manufacturers CAN compete

  258. Major grant aims at breaking the habit of implicit bias

  259. College honors distinguished alumni at Oct. 8 Engineers' Day celebration

  260. Google executive to address Wisconsin industry at E-Business conference

  261. Partnering with UW-Madison QRM center gives Phoenix Products a bright future