(from left) Fernando Gonzalez Aleu, Ari Goldberg, Oscar Herrera Restrepo, Greg Purdy, Abigail Smith, Aleco Raynolds, Christopher Raible, Nicholas Mattingly, Alvaro Morales

Graduation
(from left) Fall 2016 graduates: Fernando Gonzalez Aleu, Ari Goldberg, Oscar Herrera Restrepo, Greg Purdy; Spring 2017 graduates: Abigail Smith, Aleco Raynolds, Christopher Raible, Nicholas Mattingly, Alvaro Morales

Dr. Eileen Van Aken

Dr. Eileen Van Aken

Greetings from the ISE Department

Welcome to the ISE Connection, the ISE e-newsletter!

We have a lot of news to share, so we have grouped the news items into the following categories.

Undergraduate Student News

Newly inducted Alpha Pi Mu members pose for a group photo following the initiation in War Memorial Chapel. Previous Carousel Item Next Carousel Item

Newly inducted Alpha Pi Mu members pose for a group photo following the initiation in War Memorial Chapel.  Previous Carousel Item Next Carousel Item

Members of the ISE Advisory Board conduct a Question & Answer session for ISE students.

Members of the ISE Advisory Board conduct a Question & Answer session for ISE students.

Carla Downs

Abigail Smith

Abigail Smith named 2017 Virginia Tech Undergraduate Student of the Year

Carla Downs

Carla Downs

Carla Downs receives 2017 Timothy Owens Shepherd Award by the Cooperative Education and Internship Program (CEIP)

2017 Senior Design Award winning teams (from left): Roman Tejada, Stephanie Milazzo, Sophia Nguyen, Mark Gibson, Sam Meaux, Somer Hand, Niki Khandelwal, Abby Armstrong, Mary Pat Colandro, Andrew Schoka, Justin Halper, Abigail Smith

2017 Senior Design Award winning teams

2017 Senior Design Award winning teams recognized

(from left) Madeline Anderson, Rachel Hensen, Adam Scherbenske, Aaron Schulz, Kaitlin Roelofs, Abigail Smith, Mary Buckingham, Nicholas Davis, Colleen Ferlotti

2017 Undergraduate student award winners

2017 ISE Department Undergraduate Award winners announced

2017 Undergraduate Research Posters and students and advisor (from left): Dr. Joe Gabbard, Lisa Jordan, Srikar Manjuluri, Rishi Nittala, Kiran Bagalkotkar, Missie Smith, Dr. Gabbard, Andrew Schoka, Ali Haskins Lisle, Heather Wells, Christina Rusinski, Lindsey Bittinger, Antonio Choi, Beth Law, Kyndal Stakes, Dr. Joe Gabbard.

2017 Undergraduate Research Posters and students and advisor

2017 Undergraduate Research Award winners presented at Senior Symposium

(from left): Lauren Schwartz, Mary Buckingham, Kara Love, Kaitlin Roelofs, Jose Anhalzer, Kevin Davenport

National scholarships for ISE undergraduate students

Colleen Ferlotti

Colleen Ferlotti

Colleen Ferlotti receives 2017 Paul E. Torgersen Leadership Scholarship

Simio Simulation Competition 1st place winning team. (from left) Michael Mason, Roman Tejada, Alvaro Morales.

Simio Simulation Competition 1st place winning team. (from left) Michael Mason, Roman Tejada, Alvaro Morales.

Michael Mason, Alvaro Morales, and Roman Tejada win 1st Place in International Simio Simulation Competition

Graduate Student News

Participant (child) at HFES booth at Kids Tech University

Participant (child) at HFES booth at Kids Tech University

Hongyue Sun

Hongyue Sun

Hongyue Sun selected the 1st ISE Ph.D. Student of the Year

Team members for the NurseLens app. (from left): Tianzi Wang, Vineeth Koodali-Edam, Siddarth Ponnala, Wenyan Huang, and Dr. Nathan Lau.

Team members for the NurseLens app. (from left): Tianzi Wang, Vineeth Koodali-Edam, Siddarth Ponnala, Wenyan Huang, and Dr. Nathan Lau.

ISE Graduate Student team wins 2nd place at Health Care AppJam contest

Fangzhou Sun (left) and Joey Cochran

Fangzhou Sun (left) and Joey Cochran

Fangzhou Sun and Joseph Cochran win 2017 Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE) Student Case Competition

TeAirra Brown

TeAirra Brown

TeAirra Brown receives Graduate Achievement Award by the Virginia Tech Black Graduate Student Organization (BGSO)

Hyungil Kim at Torgersen Graduate Research poster session

Hyungil Kim at Torgersen Graduate Research poster session

Hyungil Kim’s poster presentation earns 3rd place in Torgersen Graduate Research Award

Chen-ang Liu (left) and David Roberson

Chen-ang Liu (left) and David Roberson

Cheng-an Liu and David Roberson receive Best Paper Award from Quality Control and Reliability Engineering Track at 2017 IISE Annual Conference

Faculty News

(from left) Subhash Sarin, Joe Gabbard, Jaime Camelio

3 ISE faculty who received 2017 Dean's awards

Drs. Subhash Sarin, Joe Gabbard, and Jaime Camelio honored with 2017 College of Engineering Dean’s Awards for Excellence

Dr. Barbara Fraticelli

Dr. Barbara Fraticelli

Dr. Barbara Fraticelli named 2016-17 ISE Outstanding Faculty Award (two years in a row!)

Invited attendees at the NII Shonan meeting on Perception in Augmented Reality in Japan, with Mt. Fuji as background.

Invited attendees at the NII Shonan meeting on Perception in Augmented Reality in Japan, with Mt. Fuji as background.

Systems Thinking workshop by Dr. Navid Ghaffarzadegan

Systems Thinking workshop by Dr. Navid Ghaffarzadegan

Systems Thinking Workshop by Dr. Navid Ghaffarzadegan for the global suppliers of reproductive health for low-income countries

(from left) Dr. Zhenyu "James" Kong, Chen-ang Liu, David Roberson

(from left) Dr. Zhenyu "James" Kong, Chen-ang Liu, David Roberson

Dr. James Kong and his students receive multiple paper awards at 2017 IISE Annual Conference

3D printed prosthetic hand

3D printed prosthetic hand

ISE undergraduate research project by Dr. Blake Johnson on 3D printed prosthetic hand featured on local news

sit-stand table: Adjustable sit-stand desk being used in a standing position

sit-stand table: Adjustable sit-stand desk being used in a standing position

Dr. Divya Srinivasan’s sit-stand table study featured in ISE Magazine by Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineering

(from left) Dr. Alejandro Salado, Arash Baghaei, John Morelock

(from left) Dr. Alejandro Salado, Arash Baghaei, John Morelock

Dr. Alejandro Salado receives Best Paper Award and New Educator Outstanding Paper Award from ASEE

Alumni News

ISE Class of 2017 Facebook page

ISE Class of 2017 Facebook page

Blacksburg Alumni event - Spring 2017

Blacksburg Alumni event - Spring 2017

John Montague (left) and James Strawbridge

John Montague (left) and James Strawbridge

John Montague and James Strawbridge inducted to Virginia Tech Academy of Engineering Excellence

2017 Academy of Distinguished Alumni Inductees (from left): Steve Belz, Jim Luxhoj, Fred St. John, Betty Chao, John Minnich, Alexandra Medina-Borja, Linda Wood, Dinesh Verma

2017 Academy of Distinguished Alumni Inductees (from left): Steve Belz, Jim Luxhoj, Fred St. John, Betty Chao, John Minnich, Alexandra Medina-Borja, Linda Wood, Dinesh Verma

ISE Academy of Distinguished Alumni honors nine new inductees
Thomas Askew, Steven Belz, Betty Chao, James Luxhøj, Alexandra Medina-Borja, John Minnich, Fred St. John, Dinesh Verma, Linda Wood

Excellence Fund Sculpture

 Excellence Fund Sculpture

Jongbeam Choi (2012), Robby Boys (2015), Mayank Rungta (2011)

Jongbeam Choi (2012), Robby Boys (2015), Mayank Rungta (2011)

Advisory Board News

(from left) Courtney Andersen, Jimmy Duan, Ian Rehmert, Tom Winters

Spring 2017 New Advisory Board members

Meet New Advisory Board Members: Courtney Anderson, Jimmy Duan, Ian Rehmert, Tom Winters

David Long

David Long

ISE alumnus and Advisory Board member David Long featured in Virginia Tech Magazine

Inside ISE Connection

Alpha Pi Mu activities in Spring 2017

ISE Ambassadors 2016-2017  -  Year in Review

ISE students and faculty visit Duke University Health Systems

Abigail Smith named 2017 VT Undergraduate Student of Year

Carla Downs receives 2017 Timothy Owens Shepherd Award

2017 Senior Design Award winning teams

2017 ISE Department Undergraduate Award winners

2017 Undergraduate Research Award winners

National scholarships awarded to ISE students

Colleen Ferlotti receives 2017 Torgersen Leadership Scholarship

Michael Mason, Alvaro Morales, and Roman Tejada win 1st place in International Simio Simulation Competition

HFES participated in Kids Tech University

Hongyue Sun selected as ISE Ph.D. Student of the Year

ISE Graduate Students team wins 2nd place at Health Care AppJam

Fangzhou Sun and Joseph Cochran win 2017 IISE Student Case Competition

TeAirra Brown receives Graduate Achievement Award

Hyungil Kim’s poster earns 3rd place in Torgersen Graduate Research Award

Drs. Subhash Sarin, Joe Gabbard, and Jaime Camelio honored with 2017 COE Dean’s Awards for Excellence

Dr. Barbara Fraticelli named 2016-17 ISE Outstanding Faculty Award

Dr. Joe Gabbard and Missie Smith invited to international “Perception in Augmented Reality” meeting

Systems Thinking Workshop by Dr. Navid Ghaffarzadegan for global suppliers of reproductive health for low-income countries

Dr. James Kong and his students receive multiple paper awards at 2017 IISE Annual Conference

ISE undergraduate research project by Dr. Blake Johnson on 3D printed prosthetic hand featured on local news

Dr. Divya Srinivasan’s sit-stand table study featured in ISE Magazine

Dr. Alejandro Salado receives two paper awards from ASEE

Class Coordinators Initiative

Graduate Program Alumni page created on ISE website

ISE Alumni events filled the calendar in April

John Montague and James Strawbridge inducted to VT Academy of Engineering Excellence

ISE Academy of Distinguished Alumni honors new inductees

Update on ISE Excellence Fund

Look Who Stopped By!

New Advisory Board Members

ISE alumnus and Advisory Board member David Long featured in Virginia Tech Magazine


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