Academic Year 2017-2018

Academic Year 2016-2017

Academic Year 2015-2016

9/1 John Mitchell, Rensselaer Polytechnic University
A Convex Reformulation of Rank-Constrained Optimization Problems

9/8 Jack Xin, University of California, Irvine
Minimizing the Difference of L1 and L2 Norms and Applications

9/15 Andrew Liu, Purdue University
Convergent Decentralized Algorithms for Certain Nash Equilibrium Problems

9/22 Mahdi Soltanolkotabi, University of Southern California
Solving Quadratic Equations via Non-convex Optimization: Theory and Algorithms

9/29 Jingyan Dong, North Carolina State University
Electrohydrodynamic  (EHD) Printing for High Resolution 2D Patterning and Additive Manufacturing

10/6 Xuegang Ban, Rensselaer Polytechnic University
Emission Modeling and Control on Dynamic Transportation Networks

10/20 Yanfeng Ouyang, University of Illinois at Urbana- Champaign
Enhancing Service Facility Reliability against the Threat of Disruptions

10/27 Xiaoping Qian, University of Wisconsin – Madison
Topology Optimization of Multi-Physics Systems

11/3 Bianca Maria Colosimo, Politecnico di Milano
Statistical Quality Monitoring of Advanced Manufacturing Processes: Open Challenges and Possible Solutions

11/10 Darinka Dentcheva, Stevens Institute of Technology
Optimization Problems with Stochastic Order Constraints

11/17 Arman Sabbaghi, Purdue University
New Perspectives on Tests for Co-Primary and Secondary Endpoints

1/12 Denis Cormier, Rochester Institute of Technology,
Multifunctional 3D Printing

1/19 Michael Katehakis, Rutgers University
Asymptotically Optimal Polices for Multi Armed Bandit Models under Generalized Ranking

1/26 Lauren Cipriano, Western University in London, Canada
Identifying Best Fitting Inputs in Multi Target Model Calibration

2/2 Chaithanya Bandi, Northwestern – Kellogg School of Management
Resource Allocation under Ambiguous Risk Preferences

2/16 Tong Wang, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Machine Learning Tools for Finding Decision-Oriented Patterns in Data

2/25 Meisam Razaviyayn, Stanford University
Data Science for High Throughput Sequencing

3/1 Eric Horvitz, Microsoft Research Lab
Data, Predictions, and Decisions in Support of People and Society

3/8 Karen Smilowitz, Northwestern University
Logistical Challenges at Mass Participation Events: Operations Research Models for Marathon Planning

3/29 Radhika Kulkarni, SAS Institute
Eberhard Rechtin Lecture: Big Data & Big Analytics – Opportunities for Inter-Disciplinary Innovation

4/12 Andrew Schaefer, Rice University
How to Value a Prearranged Paired Kidney Exchange? A Stochastic Game Approach

4/26 Yufeng Liu, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
New Supervised Learning Techniques with Applications to Neuroimaging Data

Academic Year 2013-2014

Fall 2013

10/01: Dr. Ellen Bass, Drexel University
Analyzing Human–Automation Interaction and Human-human Communication Using Formal Task Analytic Models

10/22: Behrokh Khoshnevis, University of Southern California
Essentials of Technological Creativity and Invention

10/29: Dr. William Marras, Ohio State University
The Working Back: A Systems View of Causation, Prevention and Control

11/05: Charles J. Corbett, University of California, Los Angeles
Sustainable Supply Chains and Carbon Footprinting

11/12: Dr. Olivier de Weck, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Journey from Adolescence to Adulthood: Systems Engineering 1994-2014

11/19: Dr. Jay Lee, University of Cincinnati
Recent Advances and Trends of Predictive Manufacturing Systems in Big Data Environment

12/03 (in OHE 100D): Dr. Patricia Flatley Brennan, University of Wisconsin-Madison
A Context-Based Health Information Needs Assessment Strategy

Spring 2014

01/17: Dr. Jim Dai, Cornell University and The Chandler Family Chair of ISyE, Georgia Tech
Maximum Pressure Policies for Stochastic Processing Networks

01/21: Roger J-B Wets, University of California
The Unit Commitment Problem: Dealing with the Uncertainties

02/13: Ms. Ermin Wei, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Distributed Optimization and Market Analysis of Networked Systems

03/04 : Dr. J. Cole Smith, University of Florida
Revisiting Fortification Algorithms for Facility Interdiction Problems

03/11: Dr. Lisa Maillart, University of Pittsburgh
Dynamic Abandon/Extract Decisions for Failed Cardiac Device Leads

03/25: Jordan B. L.Smith, Queen Mary University of London
Using Large Datasets to Understand the Perception of Structure in Music

04/08: Dr. Mengdi Wang, Princeton University
Stochastic Methods for Convex Optimization with ‘Difficult’ Constraints

04/22: Meisam Razaviyayn, University of Minnesota
Successive Convex Approximation: A Unified Analysis and Applications in Big Data

Academic Year 2012-2013

Fall 2012

08/28: Vadim Shapiro, University of Wisconsin – Madison
Geometric Interoperability for Engineering Applications

09/11: Ketan Savla, University of Southern California
Resilient Control for Dynamic Network Flows

09/18: Suvrajeet Sen, University of Southern California
Fallacies of Certainty in Operational Decision Models

09/25: Richard Wysk, North Carolina State University
Engineering Regenerative Products – An Industrial Engineering Perspective

10/02: Naihua Duan, Columbia University
Design of Local Investigations in Community Practice Settings: An Effectiveness / Cost-Effectiveness Framework with Finite Patient Horizon

10/23: David Rosen, Georgia Institute of Technology
Controlling Localized Photopolymerization: Research in Stereolithography Manufacturing Processes

10/30: David Bourell, University of Texas at Austin
Additive Manufacturing: Past, Present and Future

11/20: Ram Sriram, National Institute of Standards and Technology
Smart Networked Systems and Societies: Research Challenges

11/27: Jay Crosson, Mathematica Policy Research, Inc.
Implementation and Use of Health Information Technologies in Primary Care Practice Change

12/04: David Mohr, Northwestern University
Behavioral Intervention Technologies for Depression

Spring 2013

02/12: Daniel Bienstock, Columbia University
Robust Models of Epidemics, and Emergency Allocation

02/19: Satish T.S. Bukkapatnam, Oklahoma State University
Prediction of Complex Systems Evolution Using Wireless Multi Sensor Platforms: An Application to Sleep Apnea Mitigation

02/22: Philip T. Metzger, NASA Kennedy Space Center
Space Colonies Now! via Commerce, Robotics, and Systems Engineering

02/26: John Slaughter, University of Southern California
The Changing Face of Engineering

03/12: Amy Cohn, University of Michigan
Applications of Operations Research in Healthcare at the University of Michigan Health System

04/2: Liam O’Neill, University of North Texas
The Happy Hospital: The Impact of Hospital Design and Capacity Management on Patient Satisfaction

04/9: David Morton, University of Texas at Austin
Nested Solutions in Combinatorial Optimization

04/23: Brian Denton, University of Michigan
Optimization of On-line Appointment Scheduling

04/30: Dan A. Lancu, Stanford University
Pareto Efficiency in Robust Optimization

Academic Year 2011-2012

Fall 2011

08/23: Barry Nelson, Northwestern University, Quantifying Input Uncertainty in Stochastic Simulation
08/30: E. Elsayed, Rutgers University, Accelerated Life Testing Plans under Different Stress Loadings
09/13: Albert Shih, University of Michigan, Biomedical Design and Manufacturing – A New Frontier of Interdisciplinary Research to Transform Healthcare and Aging Society
09/27: Max Morris, Iowa State University, Computer Experiments with Time-Varying Inputs: Gaussian Surrogates and Experimental Designs
10/11: Margaret L. Brandeau, Stanford University, Operations Research and Public Health
10/25: Jian Cao, Northwestern University, Point-of-Need Manufacturing Processes for Enhancing Energy Efficiency
11/08: Shivakumar Raman, University of Oklahoma, Aerospace Sustainment Including Process Tribology and Product Metrology
11/22: Elizabeth Pate-Cornell, Stanford University
11/29: Dan Frey, MIT, Detecting Mistakes in Engineering Models: The Effects of Experimental Design
12/06: X.L. Meng, Harvard University, Machine Learning with Human Intelligence: Principled Corner Cutting (PC2)

Spring 2012

01/10: Qifa Zhou, University of Southern California, Novel Integrated Optical Modality with Ultrasound Transducer for Biomedical Intravascular Imaging
01/17: Enid Montague, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Trust in Sociotechnical Health Care Systems
01/24: Elizabeth Pate-Cornell, Stanford University, Risk Analysis in Real Life and Recent Developments Including Games
01/31: Wei Chen, Northwestern University, Model Uncertainty Quantification and Objective-Oriented Sampling in Simulation-Based Design under Uncertainty
02/07: Gideon Weiss, University of Haifa, Israel, Skill Based Service Systems
02/14: Robert C. Leachman, University of California, Berkeley, Asia – USA Import Supply Chains: Current Practices, Trends and Recommendations
02/21: Shreyes N. Melkote, Georgia Tech, Crystalline Silicon Photovoltaic Manufacturing: Issues, Solutions and Challenges
03/06: Wei Sun, Drexel University, Printing In Vitro Biological Model for Tissue Science and Engineering
03/20: Cerry Klein, University of Missouri, Columbia, Current and Future Research Directions in Industrial and Systems Engineering
03/27: Julie Ivy, North Carolina State University, Patient-based Pharmaceutical Inventory Management - A Two-Stage Inventory and Production Model for Perishable Products with Markovian Demand
04/03: Xiaochun Li, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Scalable Nanomanufacturing of High Performance Metallic Nanomaterials
04/17: Jianjun Shi, Georgia Tech, Statistics Methods Driven by Engineering Model for System Performance Improvements

Spring 2011

January 18, 2011 - John Fontanesi, Director of Center for Management Science in Health, University of California San Diego.The Science of Health Care Quality Delivery.
February 1, 2011 - Franklin Dexter, Director, Operations Research, University of Iowa. Value of Small Changes in Operating Room Workflow.
February 15, 2011 - Soundar Kumara, Penn State. Why Study Complex Works.
March 1, 2011 - Placid Ferreira, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Heterogeneous Integration and Manufacturing at the Nanoscale.
March 8, 2011 -  Russel Barton, National Science Foundation Program Director. Topics and Winning Strategies.
March 29, 2011 - Jack Hu, University of Michigan. Assembly System Design and Operations for Product Variety.
April 19, 2011 - John Fowler, Arizona State University. Healthcare Systems Engineering.
April 26, 2011 - Ge Wang, Stanford.

Published on July 27th, 2017

Last updated on August 2nd, 2023