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Professor Emeritus Ravindran serves as co-editor of new book on business operations
9/21/2017

Professor Emeritus A. "Ravi" Ravindran, a world-renowned expert on operations research, is an editor of a new book that provides guidance on decision-making in business operations.

Chilean Fulbright Scholar passionate about Penn State SEE 360 Initiative
9/20/2017

Barbara Venegas is a recipient of the prestigious Fulbright Scholarship and made the decision to use this gift to pursue her graduate education in industrial engineering. As a fellow for the SEE 360 Initiative under Professors Vittal Prabhu and Jose Ventura, Venegas uses her vast international experience and knowledge to research and explore ways the field of engineering can help to optimize the service sector.

$4.92M gift to Penn State for industrial biotechnology education, research
9/19/2017

CSL Behring, a global specialty biotherapeutics leader, has committed $4.92 million to Penn State over the next six years to transform biotechnology education and research across Pennsylvania and beyond.

Industrial engineering moves up to seventh in undergraduate program rankings
9/13/2017

The industrial engineering undergraduate program at Penn State is ranked seventh in the 2018 U.S. News & World Report "Best Undergraduate Industrial/Manufacturing Engineering Programs" rankings.

First SCOR grant goes to faculty from Penn State Smeal, College of Engineering
9/11/2017

The inaugural monetary award in the Smeal Commercialization of Research (SCOR) Grant Program demonstrates the power of research collaborations across Penn State.

IISE student chapter awarded second consecutive Gold Award
9/1/2017

The Penn State student chapter of the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE) earned the institute's Gold Award for their success and achievements during the 2016-17 academic year. The Gold award is the IISE University Chapter Recognition Program's highest honor and has been awarded to the Penn State chapter the last two years.

NSF funds research to help predict structure for long-term electric power transmission
8/4/2017

Researchers from the Colleges of Earth and Mineral Sciences and Engineering are working on an NSF-funded project that will help predict structure for long-term electric power transmission.

Department welcomes four new faculty members
8/3/2017

The Harold and Inge Marcus Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering is proud to welcome Qiushi Chen, Eunhye Song, Huanan Zhang and Yiqi Zhang to its faculty for the 2017-18 academic year.

Tucker serves as Atlantic Council Science and Policy Fellow
7/31/2017

Conrad Tucker, associate professor of engineering design and industrial engineering, is currently serving a four-month term as a Science and Policy Fellow with the Atlantic Council's Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security's Foresight, Strategy, and Risks Initiative.

Ravindran named Emeritus Faculty Teaching Scholar
7/21/2017

Professor Emeritus A. "Ravi" Ravindran has been named a Provost's Emeritus Faculty Teaching Scholar at Penn State.

Industrial engineers place third in national manufacturing competition
6/28/2017

A Penn State industrial engineering graduate student and his adviser addressed the need for process models in additive manufacturing on their way to a third place finish in the National Institute of Standards and Technology Reusable Abstractions of Manufacturing Processes Challenge.

Big Ten champ DeCecco makes great strides in the classroom and on the track
6/21/2017

Rachael DeCecco works hard to divide her time between running on Penn State's women's Track & Field team and succeeding as an industrial engineering student. The team won the indoor Big Ten Championship in February.

Faculty, students honored at Annual IISE Conference and Expo
5/23/2017

Several faculty and students within the Harold and Inge Marcus Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering were honored for excellence at the Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference in Pittsburgh.

Aybat, Miller, Tucker receive promotions
5/17/2017

Three members of the Harold and Inge Marcus Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering faculty have been promoted to the rank of associate professor, as announced by the College of Engineering.

Green Fleets
5/16/2017

New research at Penn State addresses the impact delivery trucks have on the environment by providing green solutions that keep costs down without sacrificing efficiency.

Leight named recipient of material handling foundation scholarship
5/1/2017

Emily Leight, an industrial engineering student, has been selected to receive the Southworth International Group, Inc. Honor Scholarship in the amount of $2,500 from the Material Handling Education Foundation, Inc.

Industrial engineering student awarded professional society scholarship
4/28/2017

Charlotte Fei, a junior industrial engineering student, has been named a recipient of the 2017 Dwight D. Gardner Scholarship, presented by the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers.

Researchers receive seed grant to study cyber threats on digital manufacturing
4/25/2017

A team of four Penn State researchers, including three engineers, has received a $25,000 seed grant from the Penn State Institute for CyberScience to study the effects cyber security threats have on digital manufacturing systems.

Gaming helps personalized therapy level up
4/19/2017

Using game features in non-game contexts, computers can learn to build personalized mental and physical therapy programs that enhance individual motivation, according to Penn State engineers.

Young engineering explorers visit Penn State
4/19/2017

More than 30 middle and high school students from Tioga Explorers, Inc., an engineering outreach program based in Owego, New York, toured various STEM-related facilities at the University Park campus on April 14 as part of Engineering Explorers Day.

Penn State to offer new additive manufacturing and design graduate degrees
4/14/2017

In response to increased industry demand for experts in the growing field of additive manufacturing, Penn State will offer residential and online master's degrees in additive manufacturing and design beginning in fall 2017.

Researchers collaborate on $1.2 million project to lower product design and manufacturing costs
4/13/2017

Penn State industrial engineering researchers are part of a collaborative team that has received $1.2 million in funding to develop an advanced framework that will allow engineers to share and process engineering data as well as formally represent design and manufacturing-related knowledge throughout the product design lifecycle.

Inventing a New Future
4/12/2017

Vamshi Voruganti, a junior industrial engineering student, is advancing to the global finals of the 2017 3M Invent a New Future Challenge after placing first at the national competition March 30-31 at 3M headquarters in St. Paul, Minnesota.

Kandice Pettaway: Dreamer, Doer, Engineer
4/11/2017

Kandice Pettaway, an incoming industrial engineering student, is focusing on being a successful student with the ultimate goal of helping minorities succeed in STEM fields.

Dickson named industrial engineering student marshal
4/10/2017

Senior Wes Dickson has been selected as the student marshal for the industrial engineering baccalaureate degree program at the College of Engineering spring commencement ceremony on May 6. Dickson will receive a Bachelor of Science degree in industrial engineering and a certificate in Six Sigma.

Students, faculty and alumni recognized at annual IME banquet
4/6/2017

The Harold and Inge Marcus Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering held its annual banquet March 31 and presented awards to outstanding students, faculty and alumni.

Aungst named recipient of 2017 Barash Award for Human Service
4/4/2017

Stanley G. Aungst ('00 Ph.D.), senior lecturer of information sciences and technology in the College of Information Sciences and Technology, is the 2017 recipient of the Barash Award for Human Service.

Yang co-edits new book on health care analytics
3/30/2017

Harold and Inge Marcus Career Associate Professor Hui Yang is the co-editor of a new book that focuses on statistical and operational research methods and tools that are being used to improve the health care industry.

Ergonomist serves as research consultant on newest LG smartphone
3/27/2017

Andris Freivalds, a world-renowned expert in the field of human factors and ergonomics, helped lead a team of researchers contracted by LG during the testing of its latest smartphone release.

Undergrads help export latest in engineering communication to China
3/24/2017

When classes conclude this spring, two Penn State industrial engineering students will join the growing ranks of those that have helped export cutting-edge engineering communication from University Park to China.

Penn State mourns the loss of businessman and philanthropist Harold Marcus
3/23/2017

Harold "Hal" Marcus, a 1949 Penn State graduate and retired industrial engineer turned real estate entrepreneur, died on March 18 at his home in Olympia, Washington, at the age of 89.

Terpenny named chair-elect of national industrial engineering council
3/22/2017

Janis Terpenny has been named the 2017-18 chair-elect of the Council of Industrial Engineering Academic Department Heads. Terpenny is the Peter and Angela Dal Pezzo Chair and Department Head of the Harold and Inge Marcus Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering at Penn State, as well as a professor within the department.

Al-Kaf honored with Kopp International Achievement Award
3/20/2017

Abdulrahman (Abdul) Al-Kaf, a junior majoring in industrial engineering in the College of Engineering at Penn State, has been awarded the 2017 LaMarr Kopp International Achievement Award for undergraduate students.

Bello named 2017 Outstanding Engineering Alumnus
3/20/2017

Long-time supporter of Penn State and the Harold and Inge Marcus Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering Gary Bello has been named a 2017 Outstanding Engineering Alumnus by the Penn State College of Engineering.

Industrial engineering moves up to eighth in graduate program rankings
3/15/2017

The industrial engineering graduate program at Penn State is ranked eighth in the latest annual U.S. News & World Report "Best Graduate Schools" rankings, released on March 14.

Creating undergraduate research opportunities for IE students
3/15/2017

The Harold and Inge Marcus Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering launched its undergraduate research program in order to give students real-world experience and to get them excited about the possibility of graduate studies. Now in its second semester, the program continues to show signs of a sustainable, successful undergraduate research experience.

Penn State named site of Center for e-Design
3/13/2017

Penn State is the newest addition to the Center for e-Design, a seven-university, 35-plus member National Science Foundation Industry/University Cooperative Research Center.

Long-time professors Chandra and Ravindran to retire
3/1/2017

M. Jeya Chandra and A. "Ravi" Ravindran - two of the most beloved and respected professors in the Harold and Inge Marcus Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering - will retire from Penn State.

Von Bueren places second in Leonhard Center Speaking Contest
2/16/2017

Industrial engineering student Steven Von Bueren, whose talk focused on a liquid armor for soldiers, finished second in the Leonhard Center Speaking Contest this spring.

Marc Collado: Balancing life in the classroom and on the tennis court
2/15/2017

Marc Collado manages to balance his life as a captain of the men's tennis team along with his studies in industrial engineering.

IE graduate student recognized for volunteerism
2/13/2017

Ashwin Anand, a second-year year master's student in industrial engineering, is one of four students who will be recognized by President Eric Barron for his leadership and volunteerism during the 2016 Penn State Global Entrepreneurship Week.

Industrial engineering student awarded national honor society scholarship
2/3/2017

Wes Dickson, a senior industrial engineering student, has been selected to receive the S. Balachandran Service Scholarship by Alpha Pi Mu, the industrial engineering national honor society.

Penn State to sponsor international conference on quality in industrial applications
1/12/2017

Penn State is teaming up with Tsinghua University to sponsor the 2nd Annual Sino-U.S. Conference on Quality, Analytics and Innovations this summer.

Simpson named College of Engineering's Morrow Professor
1/11/2017

Timothy W. Simpson, one of the leading experts in additive manufacturing technology and the design of 3D-printed metal parts in the country, has been appointed the Paul Morrow Professor in Engineering Design and Manufacturing in Penn State's College of Engineering.

Penn State Smeal's Russell Barton named distinguished professor
1/6/2017

Russell Barton, Penn State Smeal College of Business senior associate dean for research and faculty, has been named distinguished professor of supply chain and information systems.

Researchers to begin $1.5 million project for manufacturing industry
12/15/2016

A team of researchers and analysts from Penn State, Case Western Reserve University, the GE Global Research Center and Microsoft are working on a $1.5 million collaborative research project to develop a cloud-based wireless sensing and prognostic system for monitoring machinery health conditions.

Kumara to teach health care data analytics course in India
12/13/2016

Soundar Kumara is one of three instructors that will be teaching a course on "Data Analytics with Applications to Health Care" at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras (India) in early 2017.

Abandoning Creativity
12/12/2016

Industrial design students who come up with highly creative ideas for new products usually favor more conservative designs when it comes time to make a prototype. Researcher Scarlett Miller is trying to find out why and devising educational strategies to encourage students to choose more innovative options.

Unique partnership between researchers and industry helps train future engineers
12/9/2016

Researchers from Penn State, University of Wisconsin and Texas A&M University collaborate to help one manufacturing company find responsive solutions to its complex challenges.

Rico Polim named College of Engineering fall student marshal
12/7/2016

Rico Polim has been named the student marshal for the Penn State College of Engineering fall commencement ceremony on Dec. 17. Polim will receive a bachelor of science degree in industrial engineering and master of science degrees in both industrial engineering and operations research.

Graduate students, alumnus earn Koopman Prize
11/30/2016

Three industrial engineering graduate students along with a recent alumnus were named awardees of the prestigious Koopman Prize by the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences.

Breaking gender barriers...with rockets
11/18/2016

In a time where many companies are under fire for a lack of gender diversity, a group of female Penn State industrial engineering graduates are showing what women can do.

Graduate student to be honored at INFORMS annual meeting
11/14/2016

Deepak Agrawal, a Ph.D. student in industrial engineering, will be receiving two awards at the Institute of Operations Research and the Management Sciences 2016 Annual Meeting in Nashville today.

Alumnus/veteran gives back to military community
10/31/2016

When Stan Aungst was drafted a year out of high school to serve with the Army during the Vietnam War, a college degree of any sort was the furthest thing from his mind. However, after two tours serving as a field cryptographer in East and Southeast Asia, and memories of the horrors of war not far behind, he set his sights on academia. Since then he has achieved more during his career than most lifetime academics. He is also one of the original organizers of what is now a Penn State tradition, Military Appreciation Day.

Tucker receives 2016 IBM Faculty Award
10/24/2016

Conrad Tucker, whose work with virtual and augmented realities has been gaining national publicity, was recently named a recipient of the 2016 IBM Faculty Award.

Entrepreneurship Fund helps Penn State community spur innovation
10/19/2016

The Entrepreneurship and Innovation Fund within Harold and Inge Marcus Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering was created to spur innovation in Penn State engineering students and faculty by providing seed funding for new research.

Penn State to host fall Enterprise Integration Consortium board meeting
10/7/2016

The Enterprise Integration Consortium at Penn State is holding an Industry Advisory Board meeting Oct. 17-18 at the Ramada State College Hotel and Conference Center.

Industrial engineering doctoral student uses 3D printing to build robotic arm
10/5/2016

Industrial engineering graduate student Rakshith Badarinath built a robotic arm using 3D-printed materials in an effort to improve manufacturing processes.

Dean appoints Lucas Professor and Bello Chair in IME
10/4/2016

Professor Andris Freivalds was recently appointed the Lucas Professor in Industrial Engineering and Professor Uday Shanbhag was appointed the Gary and Sheila Bello Chair by Amr Elnashai, Harold and Inge Marcus Dean of the College of Engineering at Penn State.

Coming Home: IE alumnus holds family reunion in State College
9/28/2016

When Jerry Goldress began planning his family reunion for 2016, he knew he wanted it to be in a special place. Over the course of 30 years Goldress' family had gathered in a variety of locations ranging from Las Vegas, Philadelphia, Montreal and Hawaii for family reunions. For his final year of planning the event, Goldress chose none other than State College, Pennsylvania.

Penn State to host inaugural Immersive Reality Symposium
9/28/2016

Penn State is hosting its first ever Immersive Reality Symposium on Oct. 31 to showcase the broad spectrum of virtual, augmented and mixed reality research that is underway throughout the university.

Industrial engineer elected to INFORMS Optimization Society executive board
9/26/2016

Necdet Serhat Aybat, assistant professor of industrial engineering, has been elected to the executive board of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences Optimization Society.

Digital photography: The future of small-scale manufacturing?
9/19/2016

Penn State engineers explore the use of photogrammetry for small-scale manufacturing applications.

Tucker welcomes fellow Gates Millennium Scholar
9/16/2016

Incoming Penn State freshman Teniola Idowu, one of the 1,000 students named a 2016 Gates Millennium Scholar, recently spoke with Assistant Conrad Tucker, a member of the inaugural class of Gates Millennium Scholars in 1999.

Industrial engineering professor to give keynote address at industry conference
9/14/2016

Robert Voigt, professor of industrial engineering, has been named the keynote speaker of the Ductile Iron Society 2016 World Conference on Austempered Ductile Iron.

Tucker named director of Penn State CHOT site
9/12/2016

Conrad Tucker, assistant professor of engineering design and industrial engineering, has been named the director of the Penn State site of the Center for Health Organization Transformation.

Perfect Timing
9/6/2016

A glimpse into what R.T. Custer ('14 I E) has been building since he graduated and left Happy Valley.

Professor receives funding to improve drug manufacturing processes
8/22/2016

Enrique del Castillo has been awarded $270,568 by the National Science Foundation to develop statistical methods that will improve the formulation and manufacturing of drugs used to treat some of the world's deadliest diseases.

Department welcomes five new faculty members
8/15/16

The Harold and Inge Marcus Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering is proud to welcome Saurabh Basu, Ethan X. Fang, Jingling Li, Charles Purdum and Sarah Root as its newest faculty members.

IE graduate student, engineering faculty receive ASME best paper award
8/11/2016

"Networked, Real Time Translation of 3D Mesh Data to Immersive Virtual Reality Environments." a paper authored by five Penn State engineers, will receive a best paper award from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers' 36th Computers and Information in Engineering Conference - Virtual Environments and Systems.

NSF awards Pang funding to improve intensive care unit management
8/9/2016

Guodong Pang has been awarded $150,000 by the National Science Foundation to lead a research team that aims to improve discharge predictions within intensive care units and a patient's subsequent flow through the hospital system.

NSF funds research to improve health care delivery for heart surgery patients
8/4/2016

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has provided $299,954 in funding to the research team led by Hui Yang for research focused on improving health care delivery to patients who have had cardiac surgery.

Aybat awarded NSF funding to design smart decentralized power grids
8/2/2016

Necdet Serhat Aybat has received $235,852 in funding from the National Science Foundation to design smart power grids that factor in uncertainty in energy demand and renewable energy production.

IE graduate student places second in DMC Hackathon
7/29/2016

Graduate student Connor Jennings was part of a team of students and industry professionals that earned second place in a competition that had participants "hack together" a solution to resolve issues faced by manufacturers on the factory floor.

Professor honored with prestigious engineering design award
7/28/2016

Professor Gul E. Kremer has been named the recipient of the 2016 Kos Ishii-Toshiba Award for her outstanding contributions to engineering design.

Industrial engineers receive funding to enhance engineering education
6/30/2016

A team of nine industrial engineers is working to identify a set of products that bundle goods and services, and develop rich cases studies, that will facilitate an integrated product-based approach to learning.

Student organization awarded highest honor by IISE
6/21/2016

The Institute for Industrial and Systems Engineers recently awarded the Penn State student chapter with its Gold Award. The award is the highest honor in the professional organization's University Chapter Recognition Program.

Penn State named partner of Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute
6/20/2016

Penn State has been named an academic partner of the new Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Energy.

Fueling imaginations
6/17/2016

Assistant Professor Conrad Tucker and some of his students hosted first- through fifth-graders from Our Lady of Victory Catholic School for a tour of the Data Analysis Technology Advancement lab to show some examples of the capabilities computer coding has in the fields of robotics and engineering.

Aybat co-edits new book on computer vision applications
6/15/2016

Assistant Professor Necdet Serhat Aybat is one of three editors of a new book that provides a framework for computer vision applications, including image processing and video surveillance.

Ravindran serves as editor of new operations research book
6/7/2016

Professor A. Ravi Ravindran, a world-renowned expert on operations research, is the editor of a new book that provides guidance for decision-makers in the supply chain.

Three IME faculty members receive promotions
6/2/2016

Ling Rothrock and Uday Shanbhag, both associate professors, and Guodong (Gordon) Pang, assistant professor, have been promoted within the Harold and Inge Marcus Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering, effective July 1.

Students engineer app to help Type 1 diabetics, win national award
5/27/2016

A group of three Penn State industrial engineering students took home first place honors in a national competition for developing a mobile application that could potentially save lives.

Graduate students learn real-world problem-solving through interaction design
5/23/2016

The College of Engineering's course EDSGN 548/I E 548 Interaction Design provides graduate students with an integrative perspective on the types of human-centered design techniques that can be used to analyze existing consumer products and develop innovative solutions.

Center for e-Design to host industry workshop for new Penn State site
5/17/2016

The Center for e-Design is holding a strategic planning workshop with an open invitation to potential industry and government partners for the center's new Penn State site June 8-10 at The Nittany Lion Inn.

Dickson awarded IISE scholarship
5/10/2016

Senior Wes Dickson was recently named one of three recipients of the Dwight D. Gardner Scholarship, awarded by the Institute of Industrial & Systems Engineers.

Inaugural Smeal Supply Chain Entrepreneurship Pitch Contest a success
5/2/2016

Two Penn State Smeal College of Business undergraduate students and an industrial engineering student were on the winning team for the inaugural Smeal Supply Chain Entrepreneurship Pitch Contest held in mid-April.

Terpenny inducted into Virginia Tech Academy of Distinguished Alumni
5/2/2016

Janis Terpenny, professor and Peter and Angela Dal Pezzo Chair and Department Head of the Harold and Inge Marcus Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering, was inducted into the Virginia Tech Industrial and Systems Engineering Academy of Distinguished Alumni at an awards banquet held on April 25 in Blacksburg, Virginia.

Yao awarded funding for Parkinson's research by Institute for CyberScience
4/28/2016

The Penn State Institute for CyberScience (ICS) has awarded $25,000 to Tao Yao, associate professor in the Harold and Inge Marcus Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering, and his team of researchers for their project titled, "High-Dimensional Data Analysis for Parkinson's Disease."

Blue Band member and IE student balances academics with passion for music
4/26/2016

Greg Zuber, a senior industrial engineering student, has been involved in numerous activities and organizations during his time at Penn State. His four years with the Blue Band, however, have been the highlight of his collegiate career.

Industrial engineering doctoral student appointed to tenure-track position
4/22/2016

Christine Toh, an industrial engineering graduate student who will receive her doctoral degree in August, has been named an assistant professor of IT innovation in the School of Interdisciplinary Informatics in the College of Information Science & Technology at the University of Nebraska Omaha.

Engineers collaborate on $4.75 million blueberry harvesting project
4/21/2016

Industrial engineers from Penn State are part of a nine-university, four-year, $4.75 million collaborative research project funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture National Institute for Food and Agriculture Specialty Crop Research Initiative focused on increasing the efficiency of blueberry production in the United States.

IE student project aims to help local restaurants improve service
4/20/2016

As part of the Harold and Inge Marcus Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering's commitment to its Service Enterprise Engineering Initiative (SEE 360), a group of four industrial engineering undergraduate students-under the guidance of Jinkun Lee, a postdoctoral researcher and lecturer in the Marcus department-visited local restaurants this spring to gather data on the service rates at the establishments.

John W. Oswald Award presented to IE student
4/18/2016

Rico Polim, a senior who is completing B.S. and M.S. degrees in industrial engineering and operations research simultaneously, was honored as one of five students presented with the 2016 John W. Oswald Award at the Penn State Student Awards Recognition Ceremony on April 3 at Eisenhower Auditorium.

IME department honors students, faculty and staff at annual banquet
4/13/2016

The Penn State student chapter of the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers and the Harold and Inge Marcus Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering hosted the annual Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering Banquet on April 8 at the Atherton Hotel.

Wagura named industrial engineering student marshal
4/12/2016

Senior David Wagura has been selected as the student marshal for the industrial engineering baccalaureate degree program at the College of Engineering spring commencement ceremony on May 6.

Penn State to host symposium on Lean Six Sigma in health care
4/8/2016

The Penn State student chapter of the American Society for Quality is hosting a symposium on the application of Lean Six Sigma principles and methodologies in health care from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. on April 22 on the University Park campus.

Keeney named Penn State Outstanding Engineering Alumna
4/5/2016

Miranda Keeney ('91 M.S. I E and O R, '96 Ph.D.) has been named an Outstanding Engineering Alumna by Penn State's College of Engineering.

IME faculty members receive seed grant funding from the College of Engineering
4/4/2016

Researchers from the Harold and Inge Marcus Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering submitted two of the six proposals that have been selected to receive funding through the College of Engineering's Multidisciplinary Seed Grant program.

Engineering students help communities in Africa, learn leadership skills
4/1/2016

For the last five years, Penn State students in the Engineering Leadership Development minor have worked to design and build a baobab-processing machine as their minor capstone project. This year was no different -- and two industrial engineering students took part in the experience.

Penn State to participate in Center for Health Organization Transformation meeting
3/31/2016

A team of faculty, staff and students from the Penn State Center for Integrated Healthcare Delivery Systems will be participating at the National Science Foundation Center for Health Organization Transformation Industry Advisory Board spring meeting April 7-8 at the Texas Children's Hospital in Houston.

H. Nembhard co-authors new book on health care delivery systems
3/29/2016

Harriet Nembhard, professor of industrial engineering, has co-authored a new book titled "Healthcare Delivery Systems," published by Wiley. Nembhard is also the director of the Penn State Center for Integrated Healthcare Delivery Systems.

Humphreys earns engineering alumni society's Rising Star Award
3/21/2016

Paul Humphreys, assistant to the department head in the Harold and Inge Marcus Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering, has been named a recipient of the 2016 Penn State Engineering Alumni Society Rising Star Award.

Terpenny appointed head of industrial and manufacturing engineering
7/7/2015

Janis P. Terpenny has been named the Peter and Angela Dal Pezzo Department Head of the Harold and Inge Marcus Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering at Penn State, effective Sept. 7.

 
 

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Home of the first established industrial engineering program in the world, the Harold and Inge Marcus Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering (IME) at Penn State has made a name for itself in the engineering industry through its storied tradition of unparalleled excellence and innovation in research, education, and outreach.

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Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering

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