Most people have experienced a long wait to see a doctor. Technology being developed through a new collaboration between UT Knoxville, Y-12 National Security Complex, and Stanley Healthcare aims to cut down on wait times. The three entities are developing an intelligent interactive dashboard that crunches data in realtime to help managers determine how best
A project conducted by the UT Construction Industry Research and Policy Center in the College of Business along with the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering has won the grand prize in a contest held by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration. The Working Safely Is No Accident website won $15,000
James Ostrowski, a professor in industrial and information engineering, devised a big idea to combat his students’ boredom: board games. Starting in the spring, Ostrowski will use board games to help students in Industrial Engineering 322 learn about operations research. Operations research is a sub-section of engineering that focuses on using “analytical methods to make
More than ninety students from developing countries will converge on the UT campus next month for a College of Engineering program to learn cutting-edge industrial engineering practices and gain cultural experiences. The program, called the Lean Enterprise Summer Program, is intended to allow students from different cultures to work together to accrue the technical knowledge
Faculty, staff, students, and alumni are sharing the big ideas that are making a difference in their world and the world around them. Professor Rupy Sawhney, head of the Department of Industrial and Information Engineering, wants to see departments at UT become more involved in their respective communities through their actions.
Rupy Sawhney, Weston Fulton Professor and head of the Department of Industrial Engineering, is used to presenting his students with tough questions. A year ago, he presented them with this challenge: find a way to help Edi Deaver, a UT alumnus with cerebral palsy, be more mobile.