Congratulations to Dr. Jennifer Pazour who was awarded the prestigious 2013 Young Investigator Award from ONR. The receipt of this award is an outstanding recognition as one of the top up and coming young faculty in the nation. This is among only 16 awards made nationwide awarded to young faculty members who show exceptional promise for doing creative research.
The Industrial Engineering graduate program has earned a top-40 ranking in the U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate Schools guide.
The program placed No. 35 in the nation in rankings for Best Grad Schools, up 13 spots from last year.
The program rankings are available online here, and in the Best Graduate Schools 2014 guidebook.
Congratulations Dr. Christopher Geiger, on being named IIE Student Chapter Outstanding Faculty Advisor Southeast Region in 2013! This award recognizes advisors that have demonstrated substantial contributions to the chapter by supporting officers and student activities through excellence as a teacher, advisor, and mentor. Thank you for your service and dedication to your students, chapters, and IIE.
Tatiana Viecco was selected to receive a 2013 National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) Fellowship. She was selected based on her outstanding abilities and accomplishments, as well as her potential to contribute to strengthening the vitality of the US science and engineering enterprise. NSF received over 13,000 applications for the 2013 competition, and made only 2,000 award offers. Tatiana will be graduating from UCF this Spring.
Anastasia Angelopoulou and Konstantinos Mykoniatis, IEMS PhD students, participated in the SVAD PREMIERE & EXHIBITION 2013 with the project 'UCF Smart Mailbox.' Their project won the Best of Show Award.
IEMS Distinguished Alumnus, Lieutenant Colonel Greg Fortier took over as the 45th Commander of the United States Naval Test Pilot School on October 18, 2013. IEMS instructor, Mark Calabrese, attended the ceremony as a guest at the Patuxent River Naval Air Station in Maryland.
LTC Fortier holds Bachelors of Science in Operations Research from the United States Military Academy and a Masters of Science in Industrial Engineering from the University of Central Florida.
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Bachelor of Science, Accounting University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL December 2013
Associate of Arts in General Education Seminole Community College, Orlando, FL June 2010
Coordinator, Academic Services Industrial Engineering Department UCF, Orlando, FL June 2011 - Present
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- Ph.D. Industrial Engineering, University of Central Florida, 2005
- Dissertation: Assessing the Impact of University Technology Incubator Practices on Client Performance
- M.B.A. Business Administration, University of Central Florida, 1996
- M.S. Engineering Management, University of Central Florida, 1995
- B.S. Electrical Engineering, University of South Florida, 1986
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