Time for the professional roundtable | IIE Annual Conference and Expo
The Society for Engineering and Management Systems of the Institute of Industrial Engineers is sponsoring the Engineering Management (EM) Track of the Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference (ISERC) and the Applied Solutions Conference, respectively, at the IIE Annual Conference and Expo 2014. The conference will be held from May 31 to June 3 at the Palais des Congrés de Montréal in Montréal, Canada.
The writing bug gets the students | SEMS Blogs
Between December 2013 and January 2014, the SEMS Blog website recorded the most traffic with 1,251 views of the 14 blog articles written. This was a result of the innovative idea by Dr. Cecilia Martinez León from Clarkson University to involve her students in blogging during the educational trip to Mexico.
Paper beats rock every time, let's get writing | SEMS Student Paper Competition
We thank our student participants for submitting their final papers on time. Papers are being blind reviewed by our selected group of judges. We also want to thank our judges for their time spent in reviewing the papers. We expect to announce the winners by the second week of March 2014. Stay tuned!
Student Initiatives Chair: Cecilia Martinez León, assistant professor, Engineering & Management Program, School of Business, Clarkson University.
Volunteer Request: Contact Cecilia Martinez León if you are interested in organizing and supporting student initiatives.
Member Spotlight: One-on-One with Prithima Reddy Mosaly
What is your academic history from the UG to the highest attained PG certification?
I earned a B.S. in industrial and production engineering from KLCE in India, followed by a M.S. in industrial engineering from Lamar University in Texas. It culminated with a Ph.D. in industrial and manufacturing engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
More from interview with Prithima
IIE Annual Conference & Expo 2014
Mark May 31 – June 3 on your calendars as a must-attend event. The practitioner-oriented Solutions Conference will provide numerous talks on how engineering management techniques are being applied in real-world situations.
When it comes to work time matters | Webinar on work measurement
We have contacted an expert on work measurement, one of the topics you less hear off at your university and want to know more about it. Haleh Byrne has graciously accepted to give us a talk about work measurement. She is the product lead for industrial engineering and continuous improvement at the Industrial Extension Service (IES) and also supports the Lean Program at North Carolina State University. This webinar is free to all SEMS members and will take place at 2 p.m. April 15. Click here for more information or registration.
Handbook on Continuous Improvement Transformation - The Lean Six Sigma Framework and Systematic Methodology for Implementation
By Aristide van Aartsengel & Selahattin Kurtoglu
From project and process management perspective, this book provides a detailed road map along with a guide on utilization of proven procedures to assure smart decisions are consistently attained.
More on the book
- IIE Membership = 14,396
- Professional = 9,050
- Student = 5,346
- SEMS Membership: 1188 (8.25 percent of Total IIE)
- Professional = 632 (6.98 percent of Total Professional)
- Student = 556 (10.40 percent of Total Student)
Research Papers | Call for Papers
Click here for submission information for the Engineering Management Journal's special issue on healthcare systems and the ICIEEM 2014: International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management.
Lend a helping hand | Call for Volunteers
If you are interested in volunteering for the SEMS and its initiatives, contact Michele Dekelbaum, SEMS president, or Daren Maynard, newsletter editor.