FEATURES

Improving the efficiency of airport security screening checkpoints

Passenger data calculated to speed up preflight processes
By Ronald G. Askin and Jorge A. Sefair

Simulation and optimization for rapid response after a disaster

Old Dominion cloud-based platform seeks to coordinate relief efforts
By Ghaith Rabadi

Brain-to-brain communication: Science fiction becomes reality

ISEs’ involvement key to developing technology for workplace, medical uses
By Chang S. Nam, Zachary Traylor and Maria Mackie

Added value assessment takes Lean to the next level

Improvement tool measures, tracks and compares operational performance
By Jeffrey Miller

THE FRONT LINE

Top stories in this month's news from the field

  • Science of Sport, L.A. Dodgers team to provide online lessons, science kits
  • AI-powered exoskeletons can move without human commands
  • The robot propelled by air pressure alone
  • Texas A&M team led by IISE member earns grant for infrared research
  • Book of the month: The CEO Test

PERSPECTIVES

Performance by Kevin McManus

Life without an ISE

Management by Paul Engle

Performance metrics are vital to business

Systems Engineering by Ricardo Valerdi

Generalists in a specialized world

IISE Body of Knowledge by Cameron MacKenzie

Engineering good business decisions

THE INSTITUTE

This month in IISE news ...

  • Virtual conference May 22-25 features hundreds of learning, networking events
  • Lean Six Sigma & Data Science Conference set for Sept. 20-22 in Atlanta
  • Virtual AEC spotlights ergonomic answers
  • IISE welcomes new Mexico professional chapter
  • CHAPTER CHECK-INS: Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur in Kharagpur, India

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ISE magazine - May 2021

ISE ADVERTISER INDEX

May 2021 issue

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MULTIMEDIA

2020 Winning Videos:
Inspiring Future ISEs

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

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

Third Place ($300 Prize):
University of Central Florida