Meaningful and useful patterns in databases are often hidden and unexpected, which implies that they may not be uncovered by hypothesis-driven methods.
Variability happens. A major thrust of Dr. Peters’ teaching and research is to control or minimize variability that occurs within manufacturing processes and systems.
Over their lifetime, nearly 70% of all individuals in the work force will have a back injury that will keep them from working.
“Time is money.” The old adage still rings true, and as industrial engineers, it is critical that we exemplify efficient and economic action. SaveSave
Dr. Min is interested in the economically efficient and effective design and analysis of energy and environmental systems.
In engineering complex systems, we need to anticipate the unexpected. Some outcomes are easily predicted.
Dr. Hu applies optimization, game theory, and statistical methods to product lifecycle analysis, green manufacturing, sustainable supply chain management.
Dr. Frank’s research focuses on new methods for Rapid Manufacturing and Prototyping.
The focus of our research efforts in the Human Performance and Cognitive Engineering Lab is in human performance enhancement in the both physical and mental domains. We employ multiple approaches toward this goal, including cognitive and physiological engineering, classical and experimental ergonomics, augmented reality, and the incorporation and application of new technologies.