Breaking the ice: ISE to play key role in shaping Arctic’s future

The receding Arctic Ocean ice pack now leaves shipping routes navigable for much of the year, but also offers challenges for ISEs to tackle.

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    Carolina Cortizo Colón, an ISE from Virginia Tech, will head up expansion plans for Wingo airlines in 2020.

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    IE and Air Force veteran Bill Henniger is committed to building the best workout gear in the world in the USA.

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    Four-day workweek experiment results in 40% productivity boost, with over 90% of employees preferring the shorter week.

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  • Rocket scientist/IE/CEO of the Girl Scouts interviewed by WSJ

    Sylvia Acevedo, 2019 IISE Captains of Industry award winner and keynoter at IISE's Annual Conference, makes the front page of the Business section of The Wall Street Journal.

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IISE Strategic Plan 2020 calls for I.I.S.E.

IISE President Jamie Rogers, Ph.D., P.E., professor and Regents' Outstanding Teacher at the University of Texas-Arlington, describes the dynamic strategy that lies ahead for the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers throughout 2019 and beyond. Rogers provides a brief overview of the plan's four pillars: Integrate, Include, Strengthen and Excel. Watch Dr. Rogers' video above, then click here to download the IISE Strategic Plan to read the plan in full.

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About IISE

Systems world view. Productivity. Efficiency. These are words that describe the distinctive attributes of industrial engineering, and IISE is the world's largest professional society dedicated solely to the support of the industrial engineering profession and individuals involved with improving quality and productivity. Founded in 1948, IISE is an international, nonprofit association that provides leadership for the application, education, training, research, and development of industrial engineering. ISEs figure out a better way to do things and work in a wide array of professional areas, including management, manufacturing, logistics, health systems, retail, service and ergonomics. They influence policy and implementation issues regarding topics such as sustainability, innovation and Six Sigma. And like the profession, ISEs are rooted in the sciences of engineering, the analysis of systems, and the management of people. Join today! 

ISE Magazine

ISE magazine - November 2019

ISE is an award-winning monthly member magazine. Quick-reads and in-depth features will help enhance your career and improve an organization's performance.