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Tracking storms of misinformation spread amid disasters

Mission imaginable: Putting ISE principles to work in Haiti

In the last few years, “fake news” has been a trending phrase and topic across mass media, often identified in politics and other controversial domains. Misinformation and fake news are also spread across social media when information integrity is crucial to the safety of the public, such as during natural and manmade disasters. 
By Kyle Hunt, Puneet Agarwal and Jun Zhuang

Reducing surgical residents' burnout using neurofeedback

Reducing surgical residents' burnout using neurofeedback

To date, no previous work has investigated the efficacy of neurofeedback protocols in improving cognitive workload, performance and symptoms of burnout and depression in surgical residents. We herein present the results of an innovative pilot study intended to assess the impact of neurofeedback on the cognitive workload of surgery residents with burnout and depression.
By Lukasz M. Mazur, Alana Campbell, Prithima Mosaly, Karthik Adapa, Dr. Ian Kratzke, Dr. Lawrence M. Marks, Dr. Samantha Meltzer-Brody and Dr. Timothy M. Farrell

Four decades of manufacturing's hits, misses and smiles

Four decades of manufacturing's hits, misses and smiles

After nearly 40 years of intensive observation ... I’m attempting to apply my industrial engineering skill set to sort out some of the good, the bad and the muddled. In this article I’ll pick out a few highlights of that research seen in years past.
By Richard J. Schonberger

Always a better way: The staying power of an ISE career

Always a better way: The staying power of an ISE career

As an industrial and systems engineer, allow me to introduce some facts into this argument that include the business impact of ISEs, their staying power even with the dawn of Industry 4.0 and the unique skill set that separates us from other engineers and business majors.
By Casey R. Spansel