Archive for Industrial and Systems

The Student Engineers’ Council (SEC) at Texas A&M University is hosting its 2014 Spring Career Fair on Tuesday (Jan. 28) at Reed Arena. The fair, which runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., is the premier recruiting event for the Dwight Look College of Engineering. The career fair is planned, organized, …


The Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering welcomes Dr. Satish Bukkapatnam to its faculty. Dr. Bukkapatnam received his Ph.D. from Pennsylvania State University in 1997 and since then has served as a faculty member at the University of Southern California and Oklahoma State University. Bu…


Pictured left to right: Dr. M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, with Jean-Louis Briaud, Teresa Wright, Linda Huff and Robert Nevels. Faculty and staff in the Dwight Look College of Engineering and the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) were recognized Dec…


Manish Bansal, Ph.D. student in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, won the second-place award at the 2013 INFORMS Interactive Poster Presentation Competition that was part of the INFORMS Conference in Minneapolis Oct. 6-9. For his second-place award, Bansal received a check for…


Dr. M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, has appointed Dr. Yu Ding holder of the Mike and Sugar Barnes Professorship at Texas A&M University. Ding is a professor in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering. He joined the Texas A&M engineering faculty in 2…


A team of two juniors and two graduate students from the Texas A&M Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering placed third in a national warehouse design competition.


Texas A&M Engineering ranked eighth among engineering schools at public institutions offering a doctorate, according to the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings of the country's undergraduate universities and programs. For the second year in a row, the Dwight Look College of Engineeri…


Manish Bansal, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, won first place in a poster competition at the Mixed Integer Programming (MIP) Workshop in July. The workshop, held at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and was sponsored by the Wisconsin Institute for Discov…


In the midst of Hurricane Sandy’s devastating impact, many factors play into local residents’ decisions about when to evacuate or whether to evacuate at all. While chaos and confusion can impact individuals’ interactions and decisions during the storm, researchers Dr. Thomas Ferris, Dr. Erick Moren…


The Texas A&M Engineering and the Space Engineering Research Center (SERC) received mention in two separate presentations at the recent Next-Generation Suborbital Researchers Conference (NSRC) June 3-5 in Broomfield, Colo.  Ed Wright of Citizens in Space discussed the experiment payload carrier…


The Texas Engineering Foundation Board of Trustees awarded this year’s Jimmy H. Smith, Ph.D., P.E. Graduate Scholarship to Austin L. Buchanan, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering. The board’s announcement characterized this year’s competition for the $2,000 schola…


April 26 marked the culmination of Texas A&M University’s INFORMS Student Chapter inaugural Dow Big Data Challenge.  Supported by The Dow Chemical Co., the Dow Big Data Challenge pitted a total of 27 teams against each other in a three-week race to creatively dissect and analyze two years of re…


Dr. M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, has appointed Dr. Sergiy Butenko the Donna and Jim Furber '64 Faculty Fellow in Industrial and Systems Engineering. Butenko is an associate professor in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Texas A&M University.…


Dr. M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, has appointed Dr. Natarajan Gautam the Jill and Charles F. Milstead '60 Faculty Fellow in Industrial and Systems Engineering. Gautam is an associate professor in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Texas A&M Un…


Two graduate students in the Dwight Look College of Engineering have been chosen 2013 Phil Gramm Doctoral Fellows recipients, announced Dr. Karen L. Butler-Purry, associate provost for graduate studies. Alexander Bayeh from the Department of Aerospace Engineering and Arupa Mohapatra from the Depart…