Enhance synergy of DMAIC, value stream maps to boost production

A case study to improve shipping time in circuit board manufacturing
By Sanaz Eshraghi and Emmanuel S. Eneyo

The 'how' of social capital development

The right culture, relationships can build a foundation for success
By Mostafa Sayyadi

Creating opportunities for women in engineering

COVID-19 posed new burdens to overcome on road to success
By Lourdes A. Medina

Equal representation of women in engineering concerns us all

Men also have a role in play in ensuring STEM equality
By Nolgie O. Oquendo-Colón

How to choose the right AI for manufacturing

Machine learning options come with many decisions for leaders to consider
By Tom Tulloch and Chitta Ranjan


Top stories in this month's news from the field

  • Students envision a future on the moon
  • Juice up your device as you work up a sweat
  • IE ranks 4th in fastest-growing STEM fields
  • AI projects make headway in spotting cancer
  • A systems strategy for sustainability
  • Drones help put a lid on old oil wells
  • Young workers ramp up supply chain tech
  • Humans learn to love machines in a crisis
  • Ideas, not capital, fuel successful entrepreneurs
  • Book of the month: Sustainability: A Systems Engineering Approach to the Global Grand Challenge


Performance by Kevin McManus

Building a value stream atlas

Management by Paul Engle

Reinventing your company

Innovation by Nabil Nasr

Collaboration accelerates US climate action

Health Systems by Valerie Boelman

'Engineer' is more than just a title

Career Enhancement by Caitlin Kenney

PE part of a careerlong journey


This month in IISE news ...

  • Giants of ISE honored at Annual Conference
  • Podcast guides listeners down 'Career Path'
  • Expert in risky business to speak at fall conference
  • ISE magazine earns 3 Azbee article awards
  • CHAPTER CHECK-INS: Region conferences at Iowa State University, Arizona State University

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ISE magazine - December 2021


December 2021 issue

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2021 Winning Videos:
Inspiring Future ISEs

First Place ($1,000 Prize):
University of California-Berkeley

Second Place ($500 Prize):
Universidad de las Américas Puebla, Mexico

Third Place ($300 Prize):
Purdue University