The ISE News are listed in reverse chronological order.

Fatemeh Hashemi received 2014 INFORMS-SIM Best Student Paper Award

Fatemeh Hashemi
Fatemeh Hashemi

(December 2014) Fatemeh Hashemi, a Ph.D. candidate in the ISE department, received the 2014 best paper award by the simulation society at INFORMS (I-SIM).  Her paper, “On Adaptive Sampling Rules for Stochastic Recursions,” was was co-authored by Soumyadip Ghosh (IBM Watson Research) and Dr. Raghu Pasupathy (advisor).

“Effect of Obesity in the Workplace” study featured at American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) website

Dr. Maury Nussbaum

Dr. Maury Nussbaum
Dr. Maury Nussbaum

(August 2014) A recent publication in the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene (JOEH) about effect of obese on performing workplace tasks was featured as a press release by the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA).  The news described the study conducted by HG Prillaman Professor Dr. Maury A. Nussbaum and Dr. Lora A. Cavuoto, Assistant Professor at the University at Buffalo in NY and one of Dr. Nussbaum’s former Ph.D. students.

Please visit the AIHA site for the press release, "JOEH: Obesity Linked to Low Endurance, Increased Fatigue in the Workplace."

For more information, please go to the full story "Maury Nussbaum participates in study of effect of obesity in the workplace" on the Virginia Tech News.

2014 ISE Academy of Distinguished Alumni Inductees

Mr. Martin Muscatello

Marty Muscatello
Mr. Martin Muscatello

Mr. Christopher Rockwell

Mr. Christopher Rockwell
Mr. Christopher Rockwell

Ms. Rebecca Kates

Rebecca B. Kates
Ms. Rebecca Kates

(April 2014) The Grado Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering announced the following Academy of Distinguished Alumni 2014 inductees.

 

Mr. Martin E. Muscatello, Class of 1982 & 1987, President and CEO of CSS Inc.

Mr. Christopher J. Rockwell, Class of 1992, Founder, President, and CEO of Lextant Corporation

Ms. Rebecca B. Kates, Class of 1978 & 1981, Owner of Quality Consulting, LLC

2014 Marvin H. Agee Distinguished Alumni Award

Mr. Kirk Spitzer
Mr. Kirk Spitzer

(April 2014) The Grado Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering announces its 2014 Marvin H. Agee Distinguished Alumni Award winner, Mr. Kirk E. Spitzer. He is a member of Class of 1967, Virginia Tech’s Ut Prosim Society, as well as a former ISE Advisory Board member. He was also a recipient of the Distinguished Service Award from Virginia Tech College of Engineering in 2007, and was inducted to Virginia Tech’s IE Academy of Distinguished Alumni in 2002.

Please go to  Mr. Spitzer's bio page for more information.