IMSE Prospective Student Q&A Session – June 17, 2020
Spring 2020 Commencement Reception – Industrial and Manufacturing System Engineering
I E 348 Visits the Christian Petersen Art Museum
Students from I E 348: Solidification Processes visited the Christian Petersen Art Museum inside Morrill Hall on March 6, 2020 to learn about parallels between industrial engineering and art.
IMSE Research: Advanced Manufacturing
Advanced Manufacturing is one of the four research areas within the Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering at Iowa State University.
IMSE Research: Human Factors and Ergonomics
Human Factors and Ergonomics is one of the four research areas within the Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering at Iowa State University.
IMSE Research: Operations Research and Analytics
Operations Research and Analytics is one of the four research areas within the Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering at Iowa State University.
Alpha Pi Mu Service Project – Bee Houses
Students in Alpha Pi Mu (https://www.stuorg.iastate.edu/site/alphapimu) industrial engineering honor society designed and constructed bee houses as part of their fall 2019 service project.
I E 413: Stochastic Modeling, Analysis and Simulation
Students in Dr. Cameron MacKenzie’s I E 413: Stochastic Modeling, Analysis and Simulation course discuss the projects they worked on during the fall 2019 semester.
Industrial engineering team wins broomball championship
A team of industrial engineering students won the Iowa State University fall 2019 intramural broomball championship on Nov. 17, 2019. Courtney Middelkoop, a M.S. student in IE, scored the game’s only goal about midway through the second half to give the team the 1-0 edge. This marks the second year in a row that an IE team won the championship. Big thanks to industrial and manufacturing systems engineering assistant teaching professor Mike Helwig for his continued support of the team.
Graduating Student-Athletes: Evan Hundley, Industrial Engineering
In addition to a strong college career as a Cyclone swimmer, recent industrial engineering graduate Evan Hundley also exceled in the classroom.
IE 441: Industrial Engineering Design (Spring 2019)
The IE 441 senior capstone poster presentation took place on May 3 in the Howe Hall Atrium.
IE 271 at State Pool
Students in Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering Associate Professor Rick Stone’s I E 271: Applied Ergonomics and Work Design course got out of the classroom and into the pool for some real hands-on learning. The pool was meant to simulate a zero gravity environment and students performed maintenance activities on a structure that was meant to resemble parts of a space station.
Graduating Student Athletes: Emma Hylen, Industrial Engineering
In addition to being a excellent pitcher for Iowa State Softball, industrial engineering senior Emma Hylen also excels in the classroom and in the lab.
IE Faculty-Staff-Student Volleyball Tournament Spring 2019
Faculty, staff and students from Iowa State’s Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering hosted their annual volleyball tournament at the Lied Recreation Athletic Center on March 7, 2019.
IE 101 Visits Iowa State Football Facility
Students in Industrial Engineering Senior Lecturer Leslie Potter’s IE 101: Industrial Engineering Profession course visited the Iowa State football facility to learn about equipment management logistics and other IE applications in the field of sports.
Exercise in Cameron MacKenzie’s I E 564: Decision Analysis
Cameron MacKenzie, an assistant professor of industrial and manufacturing systems engineering, discusses an exercise he presents at the start of the semester to his students in I E 564: Decision Analysis. The exercise, which he learned from one of his professors in graduate school at Stanford University, teaches students to think critically about uncertainties, risk analysis and other aspects in the decision-making process.
Robots Without Borders
While still in high school, Industrial Engineering student Hans Mueller helped to build FIRST Robotics teams in Poland and Germany!
IE 441 Poster Session Fall 2018
Industrial engineering students Caleb Piszczek and Andrina Helgerson discuss their experience participating in the fall 2018 IE 441 poster session.
IE student has a passion for photography
Max Goldberg, a junior in industrial engineering, balances hims time between his coursework and his passion for photography: https://news.engineering.iastate.edu/2018/10/29/ie-student-has-a-passion-for-photography/
Industrial engineering teams up with agriculture for collaborative research project
The Red Bead Experiment
Cameron MacKenzie, an assistant professor of industrial and manufacturing systems engineering, gives an interactive demonstration to students in IE 561: Total Quality Management. The demonstration – dubbed “The Red Bead Experiment” – is based on work by Dr. Edwards Deming and focuses on variability in processes.
Team Tutoring with GIFT: Overview
The Virtual Reality Applications Center at Iowa State University collaborated with the U.S. Army Research Lab to develop some of the first intelligent team tutoring systems (ITTSs).
The 1st Midwest Statistical Machine Learning Colloquium
Iowa State’s Departments of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering and Statistics, along with Principal Financial Group, hosted the 1st Midwest Statistical Machine Learning Colloquium on May 9, 2018 in Howe Hall.
IE 441 Poster Session Spring 2018
Industrial engineering students discuss their experience participating in the spring 2018 IE 441 poster session.
IMSE Research Symposium Spring 2018
Students from the Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering presented their research at the 6th annual IMSE Undergraduate and Graduate Research Symposium in the Howe Hall atrium on April 19, 2018.
IMSE’s Leslie Potter serves as a coach for Waverly-Shell Rock High School robotics team
Leslie Potter, a senior lecturer in Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering, spent this past school year serving as a coach for Wave Droids #13206, a high school robotics team based in Waverly, Iowa. The team is sponsored by IMSE and advanced all the way to Super Regionals during this year’s competition season.
Frank Peters named C. G. “Turk” and Joyce A. Therkildsen Professor in IMSE
During a medallion ceremony on march 21, 2018 Frank Peters was named the C. G. “Turk” and Joyce A. Therkildsen Professorship in Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering.
IMSE class applies engineering techniques to rescue operations
Rick Stone, associate professor in IMSE at Iowa State, took his IE 271: Applied Ergonomics and Work Design class on a field trip to the Gilbert-Franklin Township Fire Station earlier this week to learn about ways they can apply engineering techniques to make rescue operations more efficient. Big thanks to Gilbert-Franklin Twp. Fire and Rescue Agency and Story County Sheriff’s Office for spending their time teaching the students about the logistics of rescue operations.