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Department of Industrial Engineering 
4207 Bell Engineering Center
1 University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, AR 72701 
Phone: (479) 575-3156 
Fax: (479) 575-8431


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Current News

The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) Annual Meeting

Graduate Student Poster Competition Winners Honored at Ceremony

CELDi's New Center for Army Analysis to Support U.S. Army

Exciting News from the Society for Engineering and Management Systems

Dr. Chase Rainwater selected for Symposium on Engineering Education

Industrial Engineering Staff Member Selected as Employee of the Quarter

Industrial Engineering Department Gains Recognition at National Conference

Dr. Greg Parnell Named Director of Operations Management Graduate Program

CELDi Hosts Industrial Advisory Board Meeting and Research Symposium

National Science Foundation Awards $741,221 to CycleWood Solutions

Flipped Classroom: It Can Work and Not Work!

Transportation Center Receives Additional $1.4 Million Grant From Department of Transportation

Dr. Ed Pohl has been named head of the Department of Industrial Engineering

New Industrial Engineering Professor Helps Robots and Humans Work Together

Dean, John English, Dr. Ed Pohl and Dr. Chase Rainwater take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Campers At Springdale's Sonora Elementary Learn Problem Solving Skills

CycleWood Solutions Launches Compostable Consumer Trash Bags

Recent Industrial Engineering Graduate Focuses Research on Inland Waterway Disruption Response

Industrial Engineering Student Recognized by Materials Handling Foundation

Dr. Kim Needy Appointed Dean of Graduate School and International Education

Industrial Engineering Professor Receives Best Paper Award

Institute of Industrial Engineers Honors Industrial Engineering Professors and Students

Industrial Engineering Professors Recognized by Engineering Education Society

College of Engineering Announces New Associate Dean for Research

College of Engineering Recognizes Outstanding Faculty and Staff

College of Engineering Honors Outstanding Students

Adopt-A-Classroom Energizes Participants, Benefits Students

Engineering a Virtual Hospital

College of Engineering Honors Alumni

Dr. Ed Pohl Named Interim Department Head for Industrial Engineering

Dr. Kim Needy Named Interim Dean of Graduate School and International Education at U of A

U of A to Host Regional Student Conference for Institute of Industrial Engineers

Visiting Professor Contributes Expertise to Decision Analysis and Systems Engineering

Secondary Conditions Affect Length of Hospital Stay and Charges for HIV Patients

College of Engineering Dean Makes Gift of $100,000

Dr. Manuel Rossetti elected a Fellow of the Teaching Academy

Industrial Engineering Faculty Co-Author Engineering Textbook

The Arkansas Alumni Association Declares 2013 Alumni Awards a Success

CIHL and the Industrial Engineering Department Recognized by Allied Health World

In Memory of Dr. Earnest Fant

Dr. Shengfan Zhang receives Teaching Improvement Grant Award

Better Inventory Management Systems Can Reduce Operating Room Costs, Study Finds

The Women’s Giving Circle recently awarded a record $130,000

Researchers Receive $1.4 Million from U.S. Department of Transportation

Department Welcomes Dr. Greg Parnell as Visiting Professor

Alum to Receive Civic Leadership Award

Walton College Professor and IE Alumnus, Recognized With IBM Big Data Faculty Award

Online Master of Science in Engineering Degree Ranked as No. 4 in Nation

Industrial Engineering Department Collects Awards at National Conference

Alumni Gift Creates High-Definition Video Conferencing Facility

Dr. Russell D. Meller Takes Part in International Logistics Project

Recent Alum Receives Prestigious Award

Two IE Professors recognized by the Arkansas Alumni Association with Faculty Achievement Awards

Industrial Engineering Student Presents Research at Honors Symposium

Engineering a Virtual Amusement Park

Industrial Engineering Student Recognized for Work Abroad

College of Engineering Announces Alumni Awards

Healthcare Supply Chain Could Benefit from Using Retail’s Best Practices

Teens and Their Robots to Compete in 'Superbowl of Smarts'

Dr. Chase Rainwater named IIE Student Chapter Outstanding Faculty Advisor

Graduate Student, Jingjing Tong, Receives 1st Place in Poster Competition

Operations Management Staff Member Recognized as Employee of the Quarter

Dr. Edward A. Pohl Named Associate Editor of International Journal

Center Releases Improved Version of Online Tool for Adopting Universal Standards for Health-Care Data

Industrial Engineering Student Receives SURF Grant

Dr. Kim La Scola Needy named to Graduate Dean's Advisory Board

FIRST Robotics Competition slated for April 2013

Industrial Engineering Alumnus Receives International Recognition

Former Chancellor, Dr. John A. White Recognized at Building Dedication

Grant Provides Graduate Engineering Students New Education Opportunities

Researchers complete first phase of models on the Physical Internet

Dr. Justin Chimka named editor-in-chief of International Journal of Six Sigma and Competitive Advantage

College of Engineering Hall of Fame Alumnus and Arkansas Academy of Industrial Engineering Member Honored

University Hosts Razorback Regional FIRST Robotics Competition

Industrial Engineering Staff Member Among State Employees Honored

Industrial Engineering Welcomes New Assistant Professor - Dr. Kelly Sullivan

RFID Research Center Opening New Home to Visitors

Dr. Letitia M. Pohl joins Industrial Engineering

Dr. Kim LaScola Needy Receives Distinguished Service Award

Industrial Engineering Students Recognized at Annual IIE Conference

Drs. Cassady and Rossetti Named IIE Fellows

Dr. Richard Cassady Teams With Elementary School to Build Lego Robots

Dr. Ronald Rardin Recipient of the IIE David F. Baker Distinguished Research Award

Industrial Engineering Graduate Program Gains In Rankings

Theme Park Design Competition Comes to Campus

Center for Excellence in Logistics and Distribution Welcomes Josh Malone

Dr. Manuel Rossetti recipient of John L. Imhoff Award for Teaching

College of Engineering Announces Imhoff Award Recipients

Dr. Russell D. Meller Receives Funding from European Commission

Three Industrial Engineering Professors Receive Awards

Dr. Kim LaScola Needy to Lead International Engineering Society

Dr. Ronald Rardin discusses his research on radiation therapy with Ozarks at Large

Engineering Hall renamed John A. White Jr. Engineering Hall

Dr. Ronald L. Rardin selected to receive the IIE David F. Baker Distinguished Research Award

Winners Announced for From Abstract to Contract: Graduate Student Research Competition

Dr. Russell D. Meller featured in Material Handling & Logistics Magazine

Operations Management Welcomes Carol Altom

Bell Engineering Celebrates 25 Years

Building the Business Case For Global Data Standards

Dr. Manuel D. Rossetti Named 2012-2013 Imhoff Chair

Dr. Heather Nachtmann elected ASEM Fellow

Improving Radiation Therapy for Cancer Patients

Research Addresses Security of Inland Waterways

Industrial Engineering Welcomes New Assistant Professor - Dr. Shengfan Zhang

Improving General Aviation Security

Industrial Engineering Students Recognized by the Material Handling Education Foundation

University of Arkansas Professors Recognized by the Institute of Industrial Engineers

Outstanding Industrial Engineering Students Recognized

Faculty Recognized for Service to Students

I.E. Faculty Honored by College of Engineering

I.E. Graduate Student Recipient of E.J. Sierleja Memorial Scholarship

Graduate of Operations Management Program Honored at Dean's Alumni Banquet

I.E. Challenge Tests Local Students' Roller Coaster Design Skills

Industrial Engineering Professor Promotes Solar Energy

Springdale's FIRST Robotics Team Head to World Championships

Dr. John A. White Honored by Virginia Tech

Operations Management Welcomes New Assistant Director

Survey Finds Health Care Industry Making Progress Toward Data Standardization

Dr. Ronald L. Rardin selected as Fellow of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences

Leadership Award Presented to Chancellor Emeritus Dr. John A. White

Dr. Russell D. Meller Honored for Contributions to Material Handling Logistics

Dr. Kim LaScola Needy Recognized for Contributions to Engineering Management, Education

Industrial Engineering Graduate Student Receives Global Recognition

Grant Facilitates Emergence of Physical Internet

Dagstuhl Grand Challenges for DELS

Dr. C.S. Nam earns National Science Foundation CAREER Award

Dr. Russell D. Meller honored with John L. Imhoff Outstanding Faculty Award for Research

Industrial Engineering Doctoral Candidate Represents University at Homeland Security

Dr. Heather Nachtmann Announced As John L. Imhoff Chair

Institute of Industrial Engineering honors UA Professor Dr. Russell D. Meller

Dr. Kim LaScola Needy receives 2009 Bernard R. Sarchet Award

Operations Mangement Promotions

Dr. Russell D. Meller receives IIE Transactions Best Applied Paper Award

Dr. C. Richard Cassady Named as Fellow in the Society of Reliability Engineers

Dr. Russell D. Meller Named IIE Fellow

Dr. Steven L. Johnson Article Accepted in Best of Human Factors

Four Department of Industrial Engineering Faculty Members Recognized for Endowed Chair

Dr. Kim LaScola Needy joins Industrial Engineering Faculty

Hugh Medal receives Student of the Year Award

Sandy Sehon receives promotion

Dr. Steve Johnson’s Textbook Now Available in Japanese