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ISE students help deliver a shot in the arm

Iowa State ISE students helped plan logistics for a large-scale COVID-19 vaccination clinic on campus. Read more in the August issue of ISE.


  • Research provides blueprint for cost-effective, sustainable milk production

    Mathematical models were used “to integrate knowledge from multiple disciplines – milk production and processing, microbiology and supply chain – thereby striving to attack a centuries-old problem: spoiled milk.”

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  • 10 startups to change how we grow and eat food

    Learn about the innovators recently selected for their ideas, from growing real seafood from fish cells to using AI to prevent food waste.

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  • IISE member featured in Diverse newsmagazine

    Professor Grisselle Centeno, Florida Polytechnic University: “Aside from creating programs that are more inclined towards the strengths of women like health systems engineering, I think it is just really sharing our stories.”

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  • What’s the role of digital assistants?

    “Virtual bots are most effective where automation of routine processes is required. ... For now, the introduction of assistants occurs where it is required to solve a problem of focused specialization."

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ISE magazine: 'Clean power grid successes, lessons for ISEs in energy'

In the July issue of ISE magazine, author Alaa Kafafi explores the benefits and potential downsides of hydroelectric power to supplement clean energy production, and how overcoming the societal and environmental impacts of large dams is a challenge for ISEs in the energy sector. Click here to read the July issue of ISE magazine online.

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About IISE

Systems world view. Productivity. Efficiency. These are words that describe the distinctive attributes of industrial engineering, and IISE is the world's largest professional society dedicated solely to the support of the industrial engineering profession and individuals involved with improving quality and productivity. Founded in 1948, IISE is an international, nonprofit association that provides leadership for the application, education, training, research, and development of industrial engineering. ISEs figure out a better way to do things and work in a wide array of professional areas, including management, manufacturing, logistics, health systems, retail, service and ergonomics. They influence policy and implementation issues regarding topics such as sustainability, innovation and Six Sigma. And like the profession, ISEs are rooted in the sciences of engineering, the analysis of systems, and the management of people. Join today! 

ISE Magazine

ISE magazine - August 2021

ISE is an award-winning monthly member magazine. Quick-reads and in-depth features will help enhance your career and improve an organization's performance.