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Welcome to the OSU Student Chapter of

Institute of Industrial Engineers

    The Institute of Industrial Engineers is a professional society dedicated to serving the professional needs of industrial engineers.

    Student officers lead the OSU IIE chapter, advised by an IE&M faculty member. Our objective is to get students involved in IIE activities so they can meet other students, the faculty, and learn more about the Industrial Engineering profession.

      Chapter Highlights  
    Erin Lee placed first in the Undergraduate Student Paper Competition held during the 2014 IIE South Central Regional Conference, Jan 30--Feb 2, 2014, hosted by the University of Arkansas. Erin presented the paper based on her senior design project with team members Steven Miklosko and Amy Zeckser, titled "Process Improvement in Stillwater Medical Center's Same Day Surgery Department." 

Erin will compete in the international paper competition at the 2014 IIE Annual Meeting in Montreal, Canada during May 31-June 3, 2014.

Congratulations Erin!!                                                                           [Photo]
    Ian Giese's paper was selected as the winner of the 2014 Student Paper Competition organized by the IIE Process Industry Division. Ian entered the paper based on his summer internship work at Michelin's Ardmore, Oklahoma plant titled "Michelin Recyclable Material Planning Tool."

Ian will be receiving his award at the 2014 IIE Annual Meeting in Montreal, Canada during May 31-June 3, 2014. Ian is the current Vice-President and President-Elect of the OSU IIE student chapter.

Congratulations Ian!!                                                                             [Photo]
    OSU IIE student chapter received the 2013 Gold Award from IIE that recognizes the chapter's overall achievements in AY 2012-2013. There are nearly 130 active student chapters in the US and the award places us among the top 1/3rd.

Please join me in congratulating our outgoing 2013 officer group! [Photo]

         •      President
                -     Natalie Whalen
         •     Vice-President
                 -     Brandon Martens
           •     Secretary
                 -     Kaitlin Krause
           •     Treasurer
                 -     Ian Giese
           •     Activities Coordinators
                 -     Zach Kelch
           •     Student Council Representatives
                 -     Akkarapol Sa-ngasoongsong
           •     Graduate Student Representative
                 -     Kunal Gandhi
           •     Public Relations Officer
                 -     Akshaya Satpute
    IEM Ph.D. student Juan Ma and Dr. Balasundaram received the 2013 ISERC Best Paper Award for the Operations Research Track for their paper titled "Solving Chance-constrained Spanning k-Core Problem via Decomposition and Integer Programming." [Photo]  
    OSU IIE student chapter organized the "Green Belt in Six Sigma" certification program that is approved and administered by the national IIE. This is the first time we have had an event of this type in the department and the turn-out was excellent. Over 50 undergraduate and graduate students participated and received their certificates.[Photos]  
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