Congratulations to IEMS undergraduate students Jessica Cleveland, Taniqua Gillyard, Lindsey Grinels, Paul Murno and James Reid! The students’ technical paper was recognized with a 2nd place award in the Undergraduate Student Technical Paper Competition held at the 2012 IIE Southeast Regional Conference hosted by the Auburn University IIE Chapter in Auburn, AL Feb 16-19. The students’ paper, which was entitled “Improving a Hospital Trayline through the Application of Lean Techniques”, competed with five other papers from 11 of the 15 Southeast region university chapters in attendance.
Congratulations to Dr. Christopher D. Geiger, as he is one of two recipients of the 2012 Award for Excellence in Professional Service for the College of Engineering and Computer Science. This award recognizes faculty members within the College who have demonstrated a record of excellence in service to the University and to their profession. Dr. Geiger will be honored along with the other student and faculty recipients of excellence awards at the UCF Founder’s Day Convocation on April 4, 2012.
Dr. Haitham Bahaitham was selected to receive the 2011-2012 University Award for the Outstanding Dissertation. His dissertation titled “A Framework for Quantifying Sustainability of Lean Implementation in Healthcare Organizations” was recognized for exemplary research in the field of Industrial Engineering.
Dr. Luis Rabelo was awarded the Distinguished Engineering Educator Award at the nation’s largest annual National Engineers Week Honors & Awards Banquet by the Engineers’ Council. Dr.
Congratulations to IEMS undergraduate students Stefan Calle, Geoffrey Cox, Brandon Finley, Jose Sang, Patricia Truax, and Colton Younger! The students’ technical paper won 1st place in the Undergraduate Student Technical Paper Competition held at the 2013 IIE Southeast Regional Conference hosted by the University of Miami IIE Chapter in Coral Gables, FL Feb 28-Mar 3.