Engineers who make a difference

New technology makes lives better for those with disabilities and injuries, while 3-D printing could create an entirely new construction industry
By David Brandt and Michael Hughes 

No more waiting around

Lean Six Sigma has patients spending less time on the phone
By Nilav Ranpara and Dr. Neeraj Tayal 

Back to the future with Gantt

Legendary engineer offered better accounting for capacity measurement
By Larry R. White 

Organizational resilience

Organizational resilience boosts Air Force maintenance in an age of cutbacks
By Satya S. Chakravorty 


Top stories in this month's industrial engineering news

  • Although automation is increasing, motorists won't give up the wheel just yet
  • Pfizer invests millions in portable manufacturing units
  • Direct deposit quickly produces X-ray imager, mechanical devices
  • Workshops aim to ease barriers for female, minority engineers
  • Purdue student to spend eight months on "Mars"
  • Tool helps researchers working with mobile technologies
  • Tips can help manufacturers devise a game plan
  • Book of the month: Redefining Operational Excellence by Andrew Miller


Performance by Kevin McManus

Hidden talents: Look and ye shall find

Management by Paul Engle

A nexus of forces is changing everything

Health Systems by Amanda Mewborn

Innovation in action at Mayo Clinic

Supply Chain by James A. Tompkins

Supply chains as competitive weapons

Member Forum by Bill Sterchak

Just like riding a bike


This month in IIE news

The January issue includes information about a special panel highlighting a U.S. presidential report at the Healthcare Systems Process Improvement Conference 2015; keynote speakers at the Applied Ergonomics Conference 2015; early-bird registration rates for the IIE Annual Conference & Expo 2015 in Nashville, Tennessee; dates and locations for the IIE University Regional Conferences; and a check-in with the University of Florida's student chapter.

View the latest flipbook version of ISE for the August 2019 issue.

ISE magazine - August 2019


August 2019 issue


2019 Winning Videos:
Inspiring Future ISEs

First Place ($1,000 Prize):
University of Arkansas


Second Place ($500 Prize):
ITESM Campus Querétaro (Mexico)

Third Place ($300 Prize):
Purdue University