May 2017: Top Stories from the Department of Industrial Engineering at Clemson University
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May 2017: Top Stories from the Department
Amin Khademi

Research could help save billions on drug development

IE Faculty News
Joel Greenstein

Beloved Dr. Greenstein ready for next chapter

After almost thirty-two years of service as a professor in the Department of Industrial Engineering at Clemson University, Dr. Joel Greenstein is about to leave behind the chapter of his life entitled “Clemson IE.” He will be retiring as soon as the spring semester concludes. MORE>>

Cole Smith

Researchers aim to take the guesswork out of big decisions

New research at Clemson University is laying the mathematical groundwork for a new way that could give decision-makers hard data to consult and help take some of the guesswork out of moving forward. MORE>>

Laura Stanley

Dr. Laura Stanley to join Clemson IE faculty

The Department of Industrial Engineering is pleased to announce Dr. Laura Stanley as the newest addition to the Clemson IE faculty team. She has been named as an associate professor of industrial engineering, and will begin in Fall 2017. MORE>>

IE Researchers

IE researchers investigate co-firing biomass with coal to generate power

Clemson IE faculty members Drs. Sandra Eksioglu and Burak Eksioglu and PhD student Hadi Karimi examine biomass co-firing as an option to support the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan. MORE>>

Clemson IE

Clemson IE professors take the lead

The Department of Industrial Engineering’s success and notoriety are at unprecedented levels. It is no coincidence that IE faculty leadership skills are being recognized and utilized throughout the professional community. MORE>>

IE Academic Banquet

Department celebrates academic year

Clemson IE celebrated one of its most successful academic years at its IE Banquet on Tuesday, April 18th at Clemson University’s Madren Center. This year’s event grew from an annual awards ceremony to an event that celebrated the entire senior class. MORE>>

IE Student News
Leonardo Lozano

Lozano headed for University of Cincinnati

Clemson IE is proud to announce that PhD candidate Leonardo Lozano has been hired by the University of Cincinnati (UC) as a tenure-track assistant professor in the Department of Operations, Business Analytics, and Information Systems. MORE>>

Palmetto Scene

Students improve healthcare-related companies

IE seniors culminate their learning experience by providing industrial engineering consulting to local businesses as part of their final senior projects. This spring, SCETV produced a video segment for Palmetto Scene that documented several projects. MORE>>

Kylie Gomes

Gomes selected for 2017 Graduate Research Fellowship Program

Kylie Gomes has been selected to receive a National Science Foundation (NSF) fellowship for the 2017 Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP). Gomes, a second year graduate student, is the first Clemson IE graduate student selected to receive this prestigious fellowship. MORE>>

Solar Energy Maps

Maps show where to generate solar energy in South Carolina

South Carolina has more than enough land suitable to generate the large amounts of solar power that would be needed to meet goals calling for all energy to come from renewable sources by 2050, according to research conducted by students. MORE>>

Emily Huffer

Huffer receives ACC Fellowship

Emily Huffer, a sophomore from Maryville, TN, has received an ACC Fellowship Award for her participation in the research project entitled: “Creating Mobile Learning Systems in a Perioperative Environment.” Her fellowship award is a significant honor that very few Clemson students were selected to receive this year. MORE>>

Sustainable Energy

Students partner with village to harness free sustainable energy source

Graduate student engineers are part of a collaborative multidisciplinary team working with a small rural village in Belize to provide “free” sustainable energy by converting food waste into fuel for cooking. MORE>>

IE Alumni News
Alumni Honored

Pair of Clemson IE alumni honored by college

Two IE alumni were honored at the College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences 21st Annual Induction Ceremony for the Thomas Green Clemson Academy of Engineers and Scientists. Janine Anthony Bowen ’89 and Tony Elliott ’04 were recognized for their achievements. MORE>>

Nadeepa

Wickramage hired as professor by Albany State University

Nadeepa Wickramage has been hired as a tenure-track assistant professor at Albany State University (ASU). Wickramage, who specializes in supply chain management, will join ASU’s Department of Management in the College of Business this fall. MORE>>

Nazanin Zinouri

Clemson IE alumna’s ordeal goes viral

Dr. Nazanin Zinouri recently found herself in the media spotlight after being caught in the middle of a political tug of war. Zinouri found herself out of the country as President Trump implemented an executive order on Jan. 27. MORE>>

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