ISE - Industrial and Enterprise Systems Engineering
Faculty News
Alex Olshevsky Girish Krishnan

AIR FORCE YOUNG INVESTIGATOR AWARD

Professor Alex Olshevsky is one of five University of Illinois scientists receiving 57 AYI awards granted this year. His research is "Reliable Multi-Agent Control in Failure-Prone Environments via Inhomogeneous Markov Chains."

ISE RECEIVES NINTH NSF CAREER AWARD

Professor Girish Krishnan is ISE's newest recipient of an NSF CAREER Award. His grant will pioneer the research and development of soft mechanical systems.

Negar Kiyavash Seewong Oh

$6.25M INITIATIVE TO ADVANCE MULTIMODAL DATA ANALYSIS

Professor Negar Kiyavash and her team have received a $6.25 million Department of Defense Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative (MURI) award to develop a new information theory.

BEST PAPER AWARD

Professor Sewoong Oh's work on privacy was awarded the best paper award at the SIGMETRICS conference.


Graduate Student News
Chandrasekaran Jayaraman Megan McGovern

ENTREPRENEURSHIP AT ILLINOIS SUMMER FELLOWSHIP

Chandrasekaran Jayaraman has received support for his team investigating new tech to improve the lives of wheelchair users.

RESEARCH AWARD AND SCHOLARSHIP FOR GROUNDBREAKING RESEARCH

Megan McGovern is generating successful research on assessing oxidative aging in asphalt concrete using nonlinear ultrasonics.

Dan Herber Marzieh Abolhelm

MAVIS FUTURE FACULTY FELLOW

Daniel Herber, recent Mavis Future Faculty Fellow, two-time recipient of Honorable Mention in the National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program, researches design methods of dynamic engineering systems.

MONETARY VALUE OF PROBABILISTIC RISK ASSESSMENT FOR NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS

Marzieh Abolhelm's research was published at the 12th International Conference on Probabilistic Safety Assessment and Management (PSAM12), and was also presented at the IEEE SSCI 2014 Doctoral Consortium, Dec. 9-12, 2014, in Orlando.


Undergraduate Student News
Akash Agarwal launches Studycloud Andrew Kerr

SUCCESSFUL START-UP

Since ISE senior Akash Agarwai and friends launched StudyCloud in early 2014, the award-winning educational platform with a focus on the university level has grown into a company with around 15,000 student users.

MIT NATIONAL SUPPLY CHAIN AWARD

Andrew Kerr is one of the first recipients of a tuition scholarship of $50,000 towards the MIT Supply Chain Management (SCM) Master's Degree Program.

Amy Doroff Catherine McEathron

ILLINOIS INNOVATION AWARD

Amy Doroff, during a 13-week summer internship at John Deere, helped develop a tool that won her the Levengood Award and 3rd Place in the Illinois Innovation Award.

JAMES W. BARANY STUDENT AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE

Catherine McEathron is one of three Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE) members in the nation to be awarded the James W. Barany Student Award for Excellence.

Alumni News
Aakrit Vaish Paul Katsen

ALUMNI STARTUP RAISES $1 MILLION IN STARTUP FUNDS

Aakrit Vaish (BSIE 2008), cofounder of Haptik, is on a fast track to success.

ALMUNI STARTUP ACCEPTED INTO Y COMBINATOR

Paul Katsen (BSGE 2010)'s company blockspring.com was accepted into the prestigious Y Combinator in Silicon Valley.