FEATURES

The coming age of 3-D printing

Additive manufacturing can help innovate many sectors, including automotive, aerospace and healthcare
By Mohsen Attaran and Paisley Stidham 

Engineering in the land of the Nile

Egyptian university IISE chapter welcomes Texas A&M students

TIME: Harnessing the elusive resource

Time can’t be managed – you have the same number of hours in a day as Einstein. You can, however, manage yourself
By Stephen C. Harper 

Foam, leather and fixes

Facility redesign fixes your problems with foam, leather and seating
By Raj Sanne 

Making energy and vision last

Planning your strategic planning can bring sustainability to the process
By Elaine H. Johns and Ronnie Donaldson 

THE FRONT LINE

Top stories in this month's industrial engineering news

  • German engineering invades the South
  • Sweet success in Haiti
  • Chasing Amazon is expensive
  • Drones could save lives and money
  • Solar shipping power
  • Dazzle with dandy facility design
  • Liquid metal goodness
  • In hospitals, privacy can pay
  • Prompting for physical fitness
  • Book of the month: Facilities Design: Fourth Edition is published by CRC Press

PERSPECTIVES

Performance by Kevin McManus

Making a data point

Management by Paul Engle

The tale of a business tsunami

Health Systems by William “Ike” Eisenhauer

‘Haddock’s Eyes’ in healthcare

Supply Chain by Jim Tompkins

Take a look at integrated business planning

FOCUS

This month in IIE news

The April issue includes information about IIE's new president-elect; pre-conference workshops planned for the IIE Annual Conference & Expo 2014; the fourth annual International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management; the results from the Healthcare Systems Process Improvement Conference in February; a call for nominations to the IIE Board of Trustees to begin serving in 2015; and a Fort Wayne, Ind., middle school wins the IIE Award at the annual Future City Competition.

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QUOTE/UNQUOTE

"I plan to share eight key lessons learned from our journey and how attendees can learn from our successes and obstacles to improve their own programs."  
– Ben Zavitz, owner and principal consultant of ErgoHP, describing what he plans to share in his keynote presentation at the 20th Applied Ergonomics Conference in The Institute section of the March issue

MULTIMEDIA

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The best job ever

Mark Wallace with UPS discusses why his job is the coolest job for an industrial engineer in this December 2014 Web exclusive.

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Resurrection in Atlanta

Members of the IISE Atlanta Chapter appear in this October 2014 video to discuss the value of a revitalizing the chapter.

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Training humanitarian IEs

IE interviews the three co-directors of Georgia Tech’s Center for Health and Humanitarian Logistics.