Innovation in Systems, Algorithms and Quantitative Methods

The Daniel J. Epstein Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering leads through innovation in systems, algorithms and quantitative methods. We prepare students to become skilled experts, managers, decision-makers and researchers for design and optimization in complex and uncertain environments. The Epstein Department’s research and education benefit society through novel systems for healthcare, manufacturing, transportation and logistics, security, e-commerce, and the environment.

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Feb23Fri

EiS Communications Hub Drop-In Hours

Fri, Feb 23, 2024
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location: RTH 222A
Viterbi Ph.D. students are invited to stop by the EiS Communications Hub for one-on-one instruction for their academic and professional communications tasks. All instruction is provided by Viterbi faculty at the Engineering in Society...

Feb23Fri

KIUEL: L'Oreal Brandstorm Demo Day (National Engineers Day)

Fri, Feb 23, 2024
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location: Sign into EngageSC to View Location
The competition finale hosted by the Society of Cosmetic Chemists and KIUEL. Follow KIUEL’s Instagram for updates!

Feb24Sat

KIUEL: Engineering Olympics (National Engineers Week)

Sat, Feb 24, 2024
1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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Compete in teams of 4 to test your engineering ability and agility to win prizes. Enjoy Cava catering and explore Viterbi clubs. Enter in teams of 4 to compete for a chance for prizes. Here is the Google Form to sign up to compete!...

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In Brief

Three ISE Students Honored at INFORMS Forum

Three students from the Daniel J. Epstein Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering have been honored at the recent Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) Annual Meeting in Indianapolis in October 2022. [Read more]

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AI Could Increase Equality — If We Design It Right: Phebe Vayanos

AI Could Increase Equality — If We Design It Right: Phebe Vayanos

Phebe Vayanos presented a talk at TED AI, sharing her research into AI that improves the system for matching people experiencing homelessness in Los Angeles with scarce housing resources.

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Jong-Shi Pang: Navigating the Complex Terrain of Optimization

Jong-Shi Pang: Navigating the Complex Terrain of Optimization

IMS Imprints profiled the Epstein Family Chair and Distinguished Professor of Industrial and Systems Engineering, who is an international leader in the field of operations research, optimization, and applied mathematics.

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Phebe Vayanos Wins Emerging Leader Alumni Award from Imperial College London

Phebe Vayanos Wins Emerging Leader Alumni Award from Imperial College London

Vayanos harnesses artificial intelligence and operations research to solve critical challenges and improve the world.

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ChatGPT and its AI chatbot cousins ruled 2023: 4 essential reads that puncture the hype

ChatGPT and its AI chatbot cousins ruled 2023: 4 essential reads that puncture the hype

Mayank Kejriwal was referenced for his analysis of the performance of large language models

Published on February 23rd, 2017

Last updated on February 13th, 2024