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June 2018

June 29, 2018
Two teams made Rutgers history by winning the Hult Prize Regionals Competition for their groundbreaking energy innovations. Known as the Nobel Prize for students, the Hult Prize is the world’s largest engine for innovative startups emerging from college campuses.
June 28, 2018
The IISE Rutgers University Chapter #841 received the GOLD AWARD from IISE Headquarters in recognition of the chapter’s improvements, progress and overall achievements for the Academic Year 2017-2018. Ms. Lana Sharp served as the IISE President during this time. This is the 12th consecutive year that the Rutgers chapter received the Gold Award. IISE Fellow and Professor James T. Luxhøj serves as the IISE Faculty Advisor. Congratulations to Lana and her leadership team!

May 2018

May 2, 2018
ISE had their annual picnic on Friday, April 27, 2018.

April 2018

April 23, 2018
Professor Luxhoj was named the 2017 IISE Northeast Region Winner of the Outstanding Faculty Advisor Award. Professor Luxhoj serves as both the IISE Faculty Advisor and the ISE Undergraduate Director. He has served as the IISE Faculty Advisor at Rutgers for over 30 years. He is an IISE Fellow.
April 23, 2018
Zhe Gao has been selected to receive one of the NSF-sponsored Student Travel Awards to attend the MSEC 2018 / NAMRC 46 conference in College Station, Texas from June 18 to June 22, 2018, sponsored by the National Science Foundation.
April 23, 2018
Ms. Brittany Yesner, an ISE Junior, won 1st place at the SOE "Interns Present". Brittany spoke about her internship at Tiffany & Co. in Parsippany, NJ. 17 Interns presented. Fellow ISE students Ryan Lamantia and Alex Slocum also participated. Last year, Mr. Trakshaya Bhatia, an ISE Senior student, won 1st place for presenting about his co-op at the J&J Manufacturing Engineering (Compounding) Facility in Los Angeles. CA.
April 23, 2018
Professor Luxhoj was named the SOE Professor of the Year by the Engineering Governing Council (EGC). He received his award at the EGC Leadership Banquet on Sunday, April 22. Professor Luxhoj serves as the ISE Undergraduate Director and the IISE Faculty Advisor. He is the recipient of multiple EGC Teaching Excellence Awards.
April 3, 2018
The challenge: Find out a way to harness the power of energy to transform the lives of 10 million people in less than a decade. The prize: $1 million in seed money to support a sustainable, start-up businesses that addresses a humanitarian need.

October 2017

October 16, 2017
Abdolmajid Yolmeh, a student in the Industrial and Systems Engineering Department at Rutgers University, was named the winner of the 9th Annual Student Contest held by the New Jersey Chapter of INFORMS. Yolmeh was honored for his work on “A Two-Stage Invest-Defend Game: Balancing Strategic and Operational Decisions.” The research was done with Professor Melike Baykal-Gürsoy. 

June 2017

June 5, 2017
ISE Ph.D. Candidate Ke Sun and Professor James T. Luxhoj received a Best Paper Award from the Systems Engineering and Design Track for their paper entitled "An Optimization-Enhanced Dynamic Approach for Supply Chain Risk Analysis," at the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE) Annual Conference in Pittsburgh, PA during May 20-23, 2017.

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