Colloquium Series Schedules - Fall 2016

I E 590: Industrial Engineering Colloquium

Note: All I E Colloquiums, except for the Faculty Fair on Sept. 1, will be held from 4:50-5:50 p.m. in 102 Leonhard Building. Refreshments will be served at 4:35 p.m. in the lobby outside of room 102. 

Aug. 25

Speaker: Janis Terpenny, Peter and Angela Dal Pezzo Department Head and professor, Harold and Inge Marcus Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering (IME), Penn State
Presentation: Introductions, Format, and Expectations and IEGA Picnic

Sept. 1

Leonhard Building lobby
"Faculty Fair: Poster Presentations of Research by Faculty in IME"

Sept. 8

Speaker: Peter Sandborn, Keystone Professor and Director, MTech, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Maryland
Presentation: "The Management of Obsolescence Risk in Sustainment Dominated Systems" 

Sept. 15

Speaker: Christopher Deegan ('85 I E), President and Chief Executive, Gibbs & Cox, Inc.
Presentation: "System Engineering: Preparing for Opportunities"

Sept. 22

Speaker: Kenneth Dupin, Founder and CEO, N2Care
Presentation: "I Could Have Been a Contender"

Sept. 29

Speaker: Paul Huang, Office of Naval Research, ManTech Program Officer
Presentation: "Department of Defense and Navy ManTech Program Overview"

Oct. 6

Speakers: Michael Alley, Associate Professor, Engineering Communications, Penn State
Presentation: "The Craft of Scientific Writing"

Oct. 13

Speaker: Sheldon Jacobson, Professor of Computer Science and Director of the Simulation and Optimization Laboratory and the Bed Time Research Institute, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Presentation: "Balance Optimization Subset Selection (BOSS): An Alternative Approach for Causal Inference with Observational Data"

Oct. 20

Speaker: Naren Gursahaney ('83 M E), Director, NextEra Energy
Presentation: "Building a Career in Services"

Oct. 27

Speakers: Judy Vance, Joseph C. and Elizabeth A. Anderlik Professor of Engineering, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, and Faculty Fellow of the Virtual Reality Applications Center at Iowa State University
Presentation: "Virtual Reality: Hype or Reality"

Nov. 3

Speaker: Brian Kleiner, Ralph H. Bogle Professor, Industrial and Systems Engineering and Director, Myers-Lawson School of Construction, Virginia Tech
Presentation: "Power to Improve Hazard Identification for Occupational Safety and Health" - CANCELED 

Nov. 10

Speaker: Asli Sahin-Sariisik, Business Process Integration Manager - North America Manufacturing Operations, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company
Presentations: "Operational Excellence—Managing the intersections across supply chain"

Nov. 17

Speaker: Edwin Romeijn, H. Milton and Carolyn J. Stewart School Chair and Professor, Stewart School of Industrial & Systems Engineering, Georgia Tech
Presentation: "A column generation based approach to treatment plan optimization for Volumetric Modulated Arc Therapy"

Dec. 1

Speaker: Connor Jennings, Graduate Student, IME, Penn State
Presentation: "Forecasting Obsolescence in Consumer Electronics"

Dec. 8

Speaker: James Barkley, Associate Director, Digital Manufacturing Commons, Digital Manufacturing Design Innovation Institute and Director, UI Labs
Presentation: "The Digital Manufacturing Revolution"

O R 590: Operations Research Colloquium

Note: All O R Colloquiums will be held from 4:45-5:45 p.m. in 102 Leonhard Building. Refreshments will be served at 4:35 p.m. in the lobby outside of room 102. 

Aug. 23

Speaker: M. Jeya Chandra, professor and chair of the operations research program, IME, Penn State
Presentation: "Introduction and Requirements"

Aug. 30

Speaker: E. A. Elsayed, Distinguished Professor, Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Rutgers University
Presentation: "Degradation Modeling and Design of Reliability Test Plans"

Sept. 6

Speaker: Hui Yang, Harold and Inge Marcus Associate Professor of Industrial Engineering, IME, Penn State
Presentation: "Physics-driven Spatiotemporal Regulation for High-dimensional Predictive Modeling"

Sept. 13

Speaker: Pavithra Harsha, Research Staff Member, IBM
Presentation: "Omni-channel Revenue Management through Integrated Pricing and Fulfillment Planning"

Sept. 20

Speaker: Christopher Solo, Instructor in Management Information Systems, Department of Supply Chain and Information Systems, Penn State
Presentation: "Explaining Operations Research to your Mom: A Brief History of Applications"

Sept. 27

Speaker: David Hunter, Professor and Department Head, Department of Statistics, Penn State
Presentation: "Clustering Via Finite Nonparameteic ICA Mixture Models"

Oct. 4

Speaker: Akhil Kumar, Professor of Information Systems, Department of Supply Chain and Information Systems, Penn State
Presentation: “Applying Optimization Methods to Problems in Business Process Management”

Oct. 11

Speaker: Gino Lim, Professor and Chair, Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Houston
Presentation: "
A Chance Constrained Programming Framework to handle uncertainties in Radiation Therapy Treatment Planning"

Oct. 18

Speaker: C. Dennis Pegden, CEO and Founder, Simio, LLC
Presentation: "Applications of Simulation in Planning and Scheduling"

Oct. 25

Speaker: Saurabh Bansal, Assistant Professor of Supply Chain Management, Department of Supply Chain and Information Systems, Penn State
Presentation: "Optimal Sampling Strategies for Random Yield Learning"

Nov. 8

Speaker: Afrooz Ansaripour, Graduate Student, IME, Penn State
Presentation: "Non-cooperative games and their application in Freight Service Pricing"

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310 Leonhard Building

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