October 10, 2017

Researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology have identified how medical surplus items can be distributed more efficiently by humanitarian organizations. Two recent articles, “Effective Medical Surplus Recovery” and “Truthful Mechanisms for Medical Surplus Product Allocation,” identify operations methodology that enables recipients to request and receive items that best match their needs.

October 10, 2017

Ben Wang was recently selected as chair of the National Materials and Manufacturing Board (NMMB), National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine. Wang is executive director of the Georgia Tech Manufacturing Institute, Gwaltney Chair & professor in the Stewart School of Industrial & Systems Engineering, and professor in Materials Science & Engineering

October 2, 2017

“Alejandro has made valuable contributions to both the Stewart School and his field through his research related to supply chain management, logistics, and optimization,” said Edwin Romeijn, ISyE’s H. Milton and Carolyn J. Stewart School Chair. “His appointment to the Leo and Louise Benatar Early Career Professorship will enable him to further advance in his career and impact his field.”

September 29, 2017

As the world’s largest professional association dedicated to and promoting best practices and advances in operations research, management science, and analytics to improve operational processes, decision-making, and outcomes, INFORMS reserves the Fellow Award for distinguished individuals who have demonstrated outstanding and exceptional accomplishments in operations research and the management sciences.

September 25, 2017

The Georgia Tech Supply Chain & Logistics Institute served on a task force for #SupplyChainCity, an initiative created by the Metro Atlanta Chamber aimed at transforming the region’s traditional supply chain into a digital supply chain powered by the cross-section of smart devices and the Internet of Things.

September 19, 2017

Led by the Georgia Institute of Technology, the NSF Engineering Research Center for Cell Manufacturing Technologies (CMaT) could help revolutionize the treatment of cancer, heart disease, autoimmune diseases and other disorders by enabling broad use of potentially curative therapies that utilize living cells – such as immune cells and stem cells – as “drugs.”

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Led by the Georgia Institute of Technology, the NSF Engineering Research Center for Cell Manufacturing Technologies (CMaT) could help revolutionize the treatment of cancer, heart disease, autoimmune diseases and other disorders by enabling broad use of potentially curative therapies that utilize living cells – such as immune cells and stem cells – as “drugs.”

Xie’s new appointment will allow her to further pursue her research in sequential statistical methods, statistical signal processing, big data analysis, compressed sensing, and optimization. 

The Georgia Institute of Technology will direct a new cross-disciplinary institute established with a $1.5 million National Science Foundation award.

Dr. Keskinocak, George Professor in the Stewart School of Industrial & Systems Engineering (ISyE), has been named as interim associate dean for faculty development and scholarship in the College of Engineering (CoE) Dean’s Office, effective July 1.

David Gachuz is just one of the LEAP (Logistics Education and Pathways) program’s latest success stories. The high school senior, who is days away from graduation, has always wanted to work for Delta Airlines. Accordingly, he signed up for and completed the first of four LEAP courses, Supply Chain Management Principles, when he heard it could help him get a job at Delta.