ISE  magazine: A world of packages flows through UPS air hub

Industrial and systems engineering keeps hundreds of thousands of packages flowing each hour through the UPS Worldport facility in Louisville. Read more: June 2023 issue of ISE.


  • Bidanda to speak at IJCIEOM in Portugal

    IISE Fellow and Past President Bopaya Bidanda, University of Pittsburgh, is scheduled to speak at the June 28-30, 2023, International Joint Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management in Lisbon, Portugal. IISE is an organizing institution of IJCIEOM.

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  • Hear from ISEs in New Orleans

    Listen to #IISEAnnual2023 attendee Ben Rachunok, NC State University, and other attendees on Problem Solved: The IISE Podcast Breaks brought to you by Columbia University’s Master of Science in Construction Administration. Make plans now to go to Montreal May 18-21 for the IISE Annual Conference & Expo 2024.

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  • Now taking signups for PE exam prep course

    Looking to take that next career step and become a licensed PE? Take the IISE Training Center’s annual PE Exam Review course July 24-28 in Norcross, Ga., or online, to prep for the Oct. 24 ISE exam offered by NCEES. Sign up now for the prep course.

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  • Winning YouTube videos celebrate ISEs

    In an IISE student chapter initiative, Khalifa University in Abu Dhabi produced the winning video in the Industry Advisory Board YouTube Video Contest sponsored by Tompkins International. Top prize earns $1,000. Teams from Purdue and Oregon State placed second and third respectively.

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Covering the High Ground with Virginia Tech’s Don Taylor

In our Season 4 finale of "Problem Solved: The IISE Podcast," we chat with G. Don Taylor Jr., Ph.D., P.E., executive vice provost and Charles O. Gordon Professor in ISE at Virginia Tech. He’s also the 2023 recipient of the Frank and Lillian Gilbreth Industrial Engineering Award from IISE. Taylor discusses his career path, the possibilities for AI in industry and academia, his love for hiking, and why he enjoys going to the IISE Annual Conference & Expo: “You’re going to make your best friends there.” We also hear some thoughts and reflections from other longtime members of IISE as we celebrate the Institute’s 75th anniversary.

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ISE magazine - June 2023

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.