Training Humanitarian Industrial Engineers

“Industrial Engineer” Managing Editor Michael Hughes interviews the three co-directors of Georgia Tech’s Center for Health and Humanitarian Logistics, which was founded in 2007. In order of appearance: Julie Swann, Pinar Keskinocak and Özlem Ergun The center works to transform the humanitarian sector by applying industrial engineering tools to groups that respond to natural and man-made disasters. The center’s […]

Strategic Experimentation Helps Engineer Road Safety Improvements

Maryam Zahabi, an industrial engineer at North Carolina State University, uses JMP® to analyze designed experiments that gauge the effects of on-road signage and in-vehicle technologies on driver attention allocation among both civilian drivers and police officers. Visual stimuli both from inside and outside a vehicle are responsible for hundreds of distracted driving deaths each year. […]