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Drone Class Offered for Fall Semester

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

The course will meet in-person, or via video for online students, in three sessions — Aug. 26, Sep. 9 and Sep. 23 — and there will be a final practice exam using a drone.

College of Engineering Academic Affairs Distance Education Industrial Engineering Operations Management

Lean Six Sigma Graduate Certificate Offered for First Time this Fall

Tuesday, August 06, 2019

The certificate is especially useful for people in industry to be able to reduce production costs, improve quality and stay competitive.

College of Engineering Engineering Industrial Engineering Operations Management

Hong Kong Conference Nets Best Paper Award for Engineering Faculty, Grad Student

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

University of Arkansas doctoral student Cesar Ruiz and professors Haitao Liao and Ed Pohl, along with Fuqiang Sun of Beihang University, received a "Best Paper" award for their paper.

College of Engineering Awards Engineering International Industrial Engineering

$4.6 Million Award Creates Program to Train Cybersecurity Professionals

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

The program will address a shortage of highly skilled cybersecurity professionals and train students for careers in government agencies.

College of Engineering Awards Engineering Research & Innovation Science Training Transportation Computer Science and Computer Engineering Electrical Engineering Industrial Engineering

Engineering Faculty Recognized Nationally for Teaching Contributions

Thursday, June 27, 2019

Multiple faculty members spoke at the American Society for Engineering Education and three — Kim LaScola Needy, Tish Pohl and Benjamin Runkle — were honored with awards.

College of Engineering Awards Engineering Events Industrial Engineering

Industrial Engineering Faculty, Students Earn Honors at International Conference

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

College of Engineering faculty and students earned more than a dozen awards at the recent annual conference of the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers in Orlando, Florida.

College of Engineering Awards Engineering Industrial Engineering

Liao Inducted as Fellow of the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

The Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers has awarded Haitao Liao the title of Fellow during a presentation at the IISE international conference in Orlando May 18-21.

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Needy Earns Two Industrial Engineering Honors

Friday, June 07, 2019

Kim LaScola Needy, dean of the Graduate School and International Education and professor of industrial engineering, has been honored twice for her contributions to the profession of industrial engineering.

College of Engineering Graduate School Awards Engineering Industrial Engineering

Industrial Engineering Senior Earns National Manufacturing Scholarship

Wednesday, June 05, 2019

Industrial engineering senior Wesley Nimmo is the recipient of the Myrtle & Earl Walker Scholarship from the Society of Manufacturing Engineers Education Foundation.

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