On-demand mobility systems can ease commuters' burdens

Socially aware transit solutions focus on solving 'first/last mile' challenge
By Pascal Van Hentenryck

Designing lean hospitals using practices from manufacturing job shops

Tracking patient flow routes yields plan to simplify travel between departments
By Shahrukh A. Irani

Factors that affect the performance of work

Pioneers of industrial engineering blazed the trail toward better productivity
By Adam Cywar

Tackling homes and hunger in Orlando

Sustainable Development Division works on 2 service projects at Annual Conference
By Brion Hurley and Greg Weisenborn


Top stories in this month's news from the field

  • IE to lead NASA’s moon landing efforts
  • Women making their mark as industrial engineers
  • US port moves record amount of cargo in FY2018
  • How to get ahead, stay ahead
  • Centuries-old problem that baffled Newton is solved
  • Girl Scouts stressing STEM with new badges
  • Workers more threatened by humans than robots
  • Whistling, singing alarms aimed to ease hospital noise
  • Butterflies inspire glass that resists fog, stains, scratches
  • Book of the month: The High Potential’s Advantage


Performance by Kevin McManus

Twenty-year dreams

Management by Paul Engle

Delivering bad news

Health Systems by Peter Woodbridge

Increasing industrial engineers in healthcare

Supply Chain by Jim Tompkins

The growing importance of commerce

Career Enhancement by Caitlin Kenney

Planning for the unexpected with a PE


This month in IISE news ...

  • ISE Cup to debut at 2020 Annual Conference
  • Top students can earn IISE scholarships
  • Best ergo practices can earn AEC honors
  • Ergonomic thoroughbreds to vie for Ergo Cup
  • Texas A&M team earns NSF research grant
  • IM continues quest for management excellence
  • Faces and places of IISE


September 2023 issue

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