Societies and Divisions Awards

IISE's societies and divisions offer awards to recognize accomplishments by their members.

Policies and Procedures for Existing Society/Division Awards and Competitions

Policies and Procedures for New Society/Division Awards and Competition

Sponsorship Letter of Commitment

Construction Division Best Student Paper Competition

This student competition is for papers and projects demonstrating or describing the use of industrial engineering tools in a construction environment.

Data Analytics and Information Systems (DAIS) Division Best Student Paper Competition

This student competition is for papers and projects demonstrating or describing the use of industrial engineering tools in a data analytics and information systems (DAIS) environment.

Data Analytics and Information Systems (DAIS) Division Student Mobile App Competition

IISE-DAIS Mobile App competition is designed to provide students with opportunities of developing practical mobile apps and taking business initiatives for the mobile apps in the field of industrial and systems engineering.

Energy Systems Division Best Student Paper Competition

This award recognizes student members whose paper and presentation both represent the highest level of excellence.

Energy Systems Division Outstanding Young Investigator Award

This award recognizes members for their technical contribution to manufacturing and design.

Engineering Economy Division Best Student Paper Award

This student competition is for papers and projects demonstrating or describing the use of industrial engineering tools in a engineering economy environment.

Engineering Economy Division Teaching Award

This award recognizes and promotes the outstanding teaching of engineering economy.

Engineering Economy Division Wellington Award

The Wellington Award recognizes outstanding contributions in the field of engineering economy.

IISE/Rockwell Undergraduate Student Simulation Competition

Teams of three IE undergraduate students solve a real-world situational case study using the Rockwell Automation simulation package, Arena.

Innovative Design Competition

This competition should showcase your creativity in ISE design to develop the conceptual design for a new product to meet an unmet need in the global marketplace.

Lean Division Best Practice Competition

This award recognizes organizations for innovative and effective implementation of lean principles and practices that deliver exemplary business performance improvement.

Lean Division Best Student Paper Competition

This award, open to graduate and undergraduate ISE students, honors outstanding papers in the field of lean research and practices.

Lean Division Teaching Award

This award recognizes excellence in teaching lean concepts.

Logistics and Supply Chain (LSC) Division Best Student Paper Competition

This competition, open to graduate and undergraduate ISE students, honors outstanding papers in the field of logistics and supply chain.

Logistics and Supply Chain (LSC) Division Outstanding Industry Practitioner Award

This competition recognizes excellence in industry practice of logistics and supply chain courses.

Logistics and Supply Chain (LSC) Division Best Student Case Competition

This competition recognizes a team who demonstrate innovative use of logistics and supply chain concepts in the analysis of the case.

Logistics and Supply Chain (LSC) Division Teaching Award

This award recognizes excellence in teaching logistics and supply chain.

Manufacturing and Design (M&D) Division Best Student Paper Competition

The best student paper competition recognizes excellence in a paper.

Manufacturing and Design (M&D) Division Outstanding Service Award

This award recognizes contributions to leadership in public and community matters, the M&D division, the manufacturing engineering profession or the manufacturing industry.

Manufacturing and Design (M&D) Division Outstanding Young Investigator Award

This award recognizes M&D members for their technical contribution to manufacturing and design.

Modeling and Simulation (M&S) Best Student Paper Competition

The track student paper award is intended to recognize the achievements of student researchers (undergraduate and graduates) in the area of M&S.

Modeling and Simulation (M&S) Teaching Award

This award recognizes M&S members in teaching M&S courses.

Operations Research (OR) Division Teaching Award

The Operations Research Division of IISE invites nominations for its annual national award recognizing excellence in teaching operations research.

Operations Research (OR) Division Undergraduate Student Research Dissemination Competition

This award recognizes scholarly work as well as the ability to communicate results effectively from an undergraduate student or student teams.

Process Industries (PID) Division Award for Innovation in the Process Industries

This award recognizes major innovative business processes contributing to the success of an organization in the process industries.

Process Industries (PID) Division Best Student Paper Competition

The purpose of this competition is to honor outstanding papers in the field of process industries.

Quality Control and Reliability Engineering (QCRE) Division Best Student Paper Competition 

The purpose of this competition is to honor outstanding papers in the field of quality and/or reliability engineering research and practice.

Quality Control & Reliability Engineering (QCRE) Golomski Award

The William A.J. Golomski Award honors the outstanding paper in the proceedings of the Annual Reliability and Maintainability Symposium (RAMS) authored or co-authored by a member of IISE.

Society for Engineering and Management Systems (SEMS) Best Student Paper Competition

This is open to graduate and undergraduate ISE students and should demonstrate or describe the use of techniques which improve productivity and quality through effective and economical managerial techniques and philosophies.

Society for Health Systems (SHS) Best Student Paper Competition

This student competition is for research projects, theoretical research, case studies, class projects, or any type of methodology in which ISE skills were used or could be used to improve a health care-related service, product, or process.

Society for Health Systems (SHS) Student Simulation Competition

Teams of a maximum of four ISE graduate students solve a "real-world" healthcare situational case study.

Student Chapters - YouTube Video Contest

To promote the industrial engineering profession to high school students, teachers and college counselors.

Sustainable Development Division Best Student Paper Competition

To encourage students to continue developing the field of sustainability and contributing with high quality research contribution.

Excellence in Sustainable Development Award

This award recognizes successful improvement projects conducted with a not-for-profit that supports at least one of the 17 UN sustainable development goals.

Sustainable Development Division Teaching Award

The Sustainable Development Division recognizes the contribution of an individual advancing the knowledge and practice of sustainability in the field of industrial engineering.

Undergraduate Student Technical Paper Competition

The purpose of the competition is to encourage undergraduate students to write and present outstanding technical papers.

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