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ISE magazine: Our International Issue!

This month, ISE focuses on industrial and systems engineering challenges occurring around the globe. Read more in the November issue of ISE.


  • 7 data points show the challenges the supply chain faces

    As the COVID-19 pandemic spread across the globe, manufacturers have faced a wide range of supply chain issues, including raw material shortages, port shutdowns, and shipping delays. … Some are concerned that the holiday season will add further stress to the nation’s existing supply chain plight.

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  • Research to boost wind energy farms

    Research team’s Principal Investigator Ahmed Aziz Ezzat, assistant professor of ISE at Rutgers University: “We aim to formulate a decision-theoretic approach to jointly optimize generation and maintenance in wind farms. … We will re-envision a challenging generation-degradation trade-off in the wind industry through a data science and systems engineering lens.”

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  • Prescriptions to fall from Utah’s skies in 2022

    Drone-delivery service to fly drugs and home care equipment to hundreds of patients’ homes in Utah next year. Eventually, the delivery service … will be able to “complete hundreds of deliveries each day and be capable of delivering to approximately 90 percent of patient homes in the region.”

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  • U.S. ‘open for business' - lifts travel restrictions

    "Today America is open for business. That is our message to the world," U.S. Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo told Reuters in an interview at Chicago's O'Hare airport. Check the CDC travel page for latest info and guidelines at

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ISE magazine: 'A world of sustainable urban living'

A world full of problems needs solutions, and that's where industrial and systems engineers are at their best. The November cover story looks at sustainable cities in Latin America and ISE efforts to improve transportation, recreation and air quality through operations research and analytics. Andrés Medaglia, a keynote speaker at this year's Annual Conference & Expo in May, shares his team's work based on challenges faced in his home city of Bogota, Colombia. Click here to read the November issue of ISE magazine online.

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ISE magazine - November 2021

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