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Rabelo Featured in UCF Today

Dr. Luis Rabelo, IEMS Associate Professor, is featured in UCF Today during Hispanic Heritage Month. Originally from the Republic of Panama, he has been a mentor to many Hispanic students in the industrial engineering and modeling and simulation programs at UCF in research in advanced technologies in simulation and artificial intelligence. http://today.ucf.edu/ancient-civilizations-artificial-intelligence-simulation-just-routine-day-ucf-professor/


Screenworks Donation to SSE

On Tuesday, September 27th, Brian DeZavala, Executive Vice President of ScreenworksUSA donated 30 custom polo shirts, embroidered with a Society of Sales Engineers (SSE) logo designed by the student team. This donation allows the SSE students to proudly display their SSE and UCF affiliation in national and regional competitions.

Pervian BSIE Knights visit UCF
12 Students, 2,820 Miles, One Amazing Moment

Last Saturday, 12 Peruvian engineering students visited UCF for the first time, for their commencement. In a first-of-its-kind international partnership between UCF and Universidad San Ignacio de Loyola in Lima, 5 women and 7 men became the program’s inaugural graduating class in industrial engineering, with all of the courses happening in their home country. #ChargeOn #UCFgrad

Congratulations, UCF Students in Peru!

UPDATE! See the news story in UCF Today.

For twelve UCF students at the Universidad San Ignacio de Loyola (USIL) in Lima, Peru who dreamed, not only of having a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering, but of a degree from the University of Central Florida, their lofty visions are soon to become a reality.

2016 Outstanding Alumni Awards

Dr. Hani Mohammad Aburas (Ph.D, 2002. MS, 1999) has served as the Mayor of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia since 2010. In 2015, he was awarded the title of Professor at King Abdul Aziz University in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

Mr. Kevin Cochie (MS, 2005. BS, 1994) currently serves as Vice President for Washington Operations and Special Programs, NAMMO, a global ammunition and rocket motor corporation from the Kingdom of Norway.

2016 Alumni Awards Banquet

The true measure of a university's greatness can be found in the achievements of its alumni. The 2016 IEMS Alumni Awards honor outstanding alumni of the College of Engineering and Computer Science's Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Systems and celebrates the achievements of individuals whose professional accomplishments bring prestige to the department. Please join us for an evening of celebration with fellow alumni, friends and faculty honoring IEMS alumni achievements while expanding your professional network.

2016 IISE Annual Conference - UCF Undergraduates Present Papers in ISERC

May 21-24, 2016 - Two projects in Work Measurements and Design an IEMS undergraduate course resulted in the submission of two technical papers in the 2016 IISE Annual Conference and Expo’s Industrial Engineering Research Conference (ISERC) forum. Brian Strevens, Jennifer Sawicki and Gam Narapanya presented the papers at the conference during ISERC academic sessions.

UCF Places 1st & 3rd in National Sales Engineering Competition

April 2016 - Twelve UCF students competed in the second annual National Sales Engineering Competition at California Polytechnic State University. This unique weekend-long event allows participants to improve their sales skills in a comprehensive sales simulation and network with companies from a wide range of industries. In the competition, team members interacted with real industry sales professionals and faced a variety of scenarios in order to come up with the best solutions.

Waldemar Karwowski named Pegasus Professor

Waldemar Karwowski is a professor and chair of the Department of Industrial Engineering & Management Systems. Since joining the university in 2007, he has secured more than $2 million in funding, and has been published in many journals and edited dozens of books.

Congratulations Jimmy Briggs, 2016 Order of Pegasus

James (Jimmy) Briggs, was awarded the 2016 Order of Pegasus the University's highest honor. Briggs is majoring in industrial engineering and minoring in engineering leadership. During his time at UCF, Briggs, an Eagle Scout, has been a tutor in the Office of Academic Services for Student-Athletes and a student government senator. He is a member and former president of Sigma Pi fraternity and the former vice president for recruitment of the UCF Interfraternity Council. Briggs is a member of the President’s Leadership Council.