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Chaoyue Zhao receives NSF funding

IEM Professor Chaoyue Zhao has received NSF funding for her project entitled, “Collaborative Research: Enhancing Power System Resilience via Data-Driven Optimization”

Austin Buchanan receives NSF funding

IEM Professor Austin Buchanan has received NSF funding for his project entitled, “Imposing Connectivity Constraints in Large-Scale Network Problems”

Many Were Awarded and Recognized at the 2017 Annual IISE Conference and Expo

Award for Technical Innovation in Industrial Engineering

·      Dr. R. Logendran, Cowboy Academy member and Professor at the other OSU (Oregon State) 

George L. Smith International Award for Excellence in Promotion of Industrial Engineering

·      Mr. Greg Watson, PhD candidate in IEM


Dwight D. Gardner scholarship recipients

·      Hannah Anthony, undergraduate student

·      Wendy Lau Wong, undergraduate student


Gilbreth Memorial Fellowship recipient

Wendy Lau Wong awarded Scholarship from Women for OSU

Wendy was awarded a scholarship at the Women for OSU Symposium on April 27, 2017.

Rikiyah Fletcher Awarded Scholarship by "Hidden Figure"

Rikiyah Fletcher was awarded a scholarship in honor of  Raye Jean Montague, the keynote speaker at the CEAT Diversity Programs Banquet. Montague is a retired international registered professional engineer, and a true "hidden figure" in history. Montague was the first person to use a computer in the designing of a navel vessel, thus revolutionizing naval ship design from that point on. 

IEM Students Awarded MHEF Scholarships

MHEF is an independent charitable organization that was established in 1976 with a mission to promote the study of material handling, logistics and supply chains by exposing students and educators to the industry through financial support. Since 1976, more than $2.5 million in scholarships and grants have been awarded to students at colleges and universities in the United States and Canada. 45 scholarships were awarded for the 2017/2018 academic term for a total of $146,100. The following scholarships were awarded by MHEF.

APICS OSU Chapter Wins First Place in Case Study Competition

Left to right, Kunal Bhosale, Swaraj Meher, Kartik Josyula

Akshay Nigade receives Rack Manufacturers Institute/ John Nofsinger Scholarship!

Akshay Nigade was awarded the Rack Manufacturers Institute/John Nofsinger Honor Scholarship in the amount of$2,500


The School of Industrial Engineering and Management (IEM) moved up seven spots this year in the US News Engineering graduate program ranking! In the past five years, IEM’s rankings have improved from 42 to 32.

IAC Explores Energy Conservation at OKlahoma Steel Mill


 Under the supervision of Dr. William Kolarik, the IAC team from Oklahoma State University (OSU) performed an energy-use assessment at an Oklahoma steel mill on March 29, 2017. Students on the IAC team appreciated the opportunity to evaluate the internal processes of a steelmaker with a connected load of 50 MW and annual production of more than 300,000 tons of steel wire used to produce fencing products.