Upcoming Webinars

Thank you for your interest in IISE's webinars. These free one-hour presentations by knowledgeable professionals and experienced volunteers provide deeper insight into topics and issues involving industrial engineers and industrial engineering-related disciplines.

Most of these webinars are only accessible by IISE members. Those that are open to the public are so noted. To view many of our recordings, you may need to download this codec if the recording does not automatically start. To watch the recordings, users must be able to view Windows Media Files.

Upon request, IISE will award continuing education units (CEUs) to participants who attend the entire webinar. Send your request to cleblanc@iise.org.

IISE members and others qualified to view designated webinars can also review the webinar archive and access past presentations.  

In-process Quality Assurance in Additive Manufacturing

Presented by Computer & Information Systems
April 4 | 2 p.m. Eastern time

Presenter: Prahalad Rao, assistant professor, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

This webinar will survey the various approaches used for monitoring build quality in additive manufacturing (AM, 3D Printing) processes, including algorithms and sensing systems. 

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Green Building Practices, Occupant Health & Ergonomics: Bridging the Gaps

Presented by GOErgo AEC Committee - OPEN TO ALL
April 6 | 2 p.m. Eastern time

Presenters: Linda Miller, EWI Works International Inc., Mallory Lynch, University of California Berkeley and Lucy Hart, Global Furniture Group

The webinar will focus on the revised Leadership in Environmental Design (LEED) Pilot Credit 44 ergonomics approach for computer users that supports the integration of ergonomics with green building design, construction and operations.

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Supply Chain Transformation - How 3 PLs Can Help?

Presented by Logistics and Supply Chain Division
April 11 | 2 p.m. Eastern time

Presenter: Rajiv Sazena, Ph.D., head, supply chain solutions, APL Logistics (APLL)

This webinar will show different case studies on how 3PLs create significant enhancements in efficiency and effectiveness of their customers’ supply chains with annual cost savings oftentimes running into tens of millions of dollars.

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Systems Engineers are Transforming Industry and Academia

Presented by IISE's Industry Advisory Board (IAB) - OPEN TO ALL
April 13 | 2 p.m. Eastern time

Presenters: Jon McGraw, Partner, Vision Pursue and Carl Kirpes, Chair, IISE Industry Advisory Board

Creative destruction and disciplined innovation are not foreign concepts to industrial and systems engineers. Transformational change requires a balanced approach to problem solving. In this webinar, learn how a mental skill called mindfulness can unlock higher levels of creativity and innovation.

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Modelling Projects' Enterprise Systems

Presented by Construction Division
April 18 | 2 p.m. Eastern time

Presenter: Ali Shafaat, Ph.D., Purdue University

Every project starts with problem definition and completes with the delivery of final product or service. Considering projects as problems, a systemic approach that considers structure, dependencies, and relationships of the systems of interest is required to lead to successful completion. This webinar focuses on utilizing systems engineering techniques for enhancing project/program decision support systems. 

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Applying CI Principles to Reduce Preventable Readmissions

Presented by Society for Health Systems
April 20 | 2 p.m. Eastern time

Presenter: Brian J. Galli, Ph.D., assistant professor, Long Island University

Hospitals are driven to reduce unwarranted readmissions for patients with advanced illness, while also improving utilization of resources and alignment of practices with the preferences of the patient and family.

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Successful Integrated LeanSigma Case Studies

Presented by Columbus/Eastern Ohio Chapter - OPEN TO ALL
April 26 | 12 p.m. Eastern time

Presenters: D. Scott Sink, Ph.D., P.E., Katie Monahan, Michael Beardsley and  Daniel Pitroff, The Ohio State University

The integrated systems engineering department at The Ohio State University showcases the ‘best of best—most impactful’ capstone Integrated LeanSigma Certification Projects in this lunch and learn webinar.  

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Analyzing National Airspace System Choke Points

Presented by Operations Research Division
April 27 | 2 p.m. Eastern time

Presenter: Shahab Hasan, Ph.D., program director, Logistics Management Institute (LMI)

This webinar presents a case study in applying operations research to enhance systems engineering.Through statistical analysis, modeling and simulation, and stakeholder input the Logistics Management Institute (LMI) helped NASA assess choke points within the National Airspace System. Learn how operations research techniques helped us create systems engineering solutions.

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Data Analytics for IBM's Service Deals: Methodologies and Practical Implications

Presented by Quality Control & Reliability Engineering Division
May 2 | 2 p.m. Eastern time

Presenter: Aly Megahed, Ph.D., research staff, IBM Research - Almaden

In this webinar, the presenter will discuss analytical data approaches developed successfully, which reportedly lead to revenue increases for IBM in the range of millions of dollars each quarter, enabling the pricing of solutions in a tiny fraction of the time that this task use to take and in a more accurate and efficient manner, as stated by the VP of global solutions.

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Implementing the Ergo Coach Program

Presented by GOErgo AEC Committee - OPEN TO ALL
May 4 | 2 p.m. Eastern time

Presenter: Michael Strickland, staff engineer, Honda of South Carolina

An effective ergo coach program builds solid infrastructure to your ergonomics program. The ergo coach program is designed to support the ergonomist in managing company wide ergonomic objectives.

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Participation and Leadership Opportunities: QCRE Division

Presented by Quality Control and Reliability Engineering Division
May 9 | 2 p.m. Eastern time

Presenters: Jian Liu, Ph.D., University of Arizona, Kamran Paynabar, Ph.D., Georgia Tech, Zhaojun "Steven" Li, Ph.D., Western New England University

This webinar for IISE student members and potential student members will provide an overview of opportunities for student participation and leadership in IISE, Quality Control and Reliability Engineering (QCRE) related research and education areas. 

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Optimizing Sustainability Systems

Presented by Sustainable Development Division
May 11 | 2 p.m. Eastern time

Presenter: Katie Leone, sustainability manager, Florida Gulf Coast University

This webinar will highlight metrics, processes, and approaches to successfully achieve and exceed sustainability benchmarks in higher education. It will specifically look at how tools like sustainability, tracking, rating and assessment system (STARS) support sound decision-making.

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