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Ji-Eun Kim portrait

Mon, 07/31/2023

Prof. Ji-Eun Kim Wins NSF CAREER Award for Research in Vigilance

This recognition comes as a testament to her innovative research on vigilance decrement in clinical environments, a critical issue with far-reaching implications for healthcare quality and patient safety.

students of WE Rise chat around a table

Mon, 07/17/2023 | University of Washington College of Engineering

Women Engineers Rise

Women Engineers Rise (WE Rise) is dedicated to centering the experiences of women and nonbinary students in the UW College of Engineering.

Fri, 07/14/2023

Prof. Prashanth Rajivan Honored with Junior Faculty Award

The University of Washington's College of Engineering recognized Assistant Professor Prashanth Rajivan with the esteemed Junior Faculty Award at this year's Ceremony.

a student checks a mobile air quality monitor

Thu, 07/06/2023 | The Seattle Times

Seattle Times: UW Study shows Seattle's historically redlined communities have worse air quality

ISE Grad Kaya Bramble leads research exposing racism's enduring impact on Seattle's air quality and public health. 

a robotic arm holds an amazon package

Wed, 06/28/2023 |

Amazon and University of Washington announce new Science Hub fellows and research awards

the UW Advisory Group and Amazon have awarded research funding to Associate Professor Ashis Banerjee in the field of robotics and AI innovation. 

Four members of the SeaDawgs pose with their school colors.

Wed, 05/31/2023

ISE, ME students use Capstone to design failure-prevention system for Seagen

In 2018, an unexpected equipment failure risked ruining $1.2 million in cancer treatments. Now, a team of UW students are working with Seagen to ensure that won't happen again. 

Shuai Huang on UW campus

Wed, 05/24/2023 | ISE Website

ISE Faculty Shuai Huang honored with two DAIS Awards for advancing healthcare data analytics and educational excellence

Huang will be honored with both the 2023 Teaching Award and the Professional Achievement Award. 

a portrait of Tim Jacobs overlaying an image of a row of amazon delivery vehicles

Tue, 04/18/2023

Inaugural ISE Distinguished Industry Lecture: Timothy Jacobs, Director of Research Science for Amazon

Join us for an insightful lecture featuring Tim Jacobs, Ph.D., P.E., a renowned expert in logistics and transportation, and Director of Research Science and Middle Mile Planning Research and Optimization Science for Amazon.

Portrait of PhD student Monika Blue

Mon, 04/17/2023

ISE Ph.D. student secures prestigious NSF fellowship to address student privacy violations

The grant will allow Monika Blue Kwapisz to investigate student privacy violations in learning management systems.

Banner that reads industrial & systems engineering lab tour series, and features three photos of students within the ISE labs.

Tue, 04/11/2023

ISE Spring Lab Tour Series

Undergrads can see our labs in action, Thursdays in April & May, 4-5pm.

ISE Students stand beside their presentation poster for their Capstone collaboration with All Wheels Up

Fri, 04/07/2023 | UW Engineering

Capstone collaborations

Learn how ISE students are collaborating with All Wheels Up to improve the flying experience for everyone.

Professor Patty Buchanan and Students stand proudly around their prize-winning Capstone poster.

Tue, 03/28/2023

Meet the Faculty: Patty Buchanan

Get to know our award-winning ISE faculty (video).

Dr. Ashis Banerjee

Thu, 12/08/2022

Ashis Banerjee on AI & automation - Faculty Spotlight

Our very own Dr. Ashis Banerjee, Associate Professor at UW ISE, was featured in an article from The National Digest, written by Contributing Reporter Moumita Basuroychowdhury, on November 22. Ashis was interviewed on the topic of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the wide-ranging significance that resulting predictive models and automation can bring across many applications - from supply chain systems to manufacturing, and all the way to self-driving cars. Read more to learn about his research and the influence of ISE!

Zelda Zabinsky & Tom Furness Retirement Celebration

Thu, 09/15/2022

UW ISE celebrates retirement and contributions of two exceptional faculty members 

ISE faculty Tom Furness and Zelda Zabinsky retire to pursue what's next.

Christopher Salazar

Wed, 08/31/2022

Graduate student spotlight: Christopher Salazar

Graduate student, Christopher Salazar, works toward a PhD in ISE to give himself limitless opportunities.


Center for Urban Horticulture

Fri, 07/15/2022

ISE students showcase 2022 capstone projects

ISE students 2022 capstone showcase

Patty Buchanan photo

Thu, 06/30/2022

Instructor Patricia Buchanan wins faculty teaching award

Instructor Patricia Buchanan wins faculty teaching award

Prashanth Rajivan

Thu, 06/02/2022

Prashanth Rajivan receives NSF CAREER Award

Prashanth Rajivan Receives NSF CAREER Award - Understanding the Principles of Working Memory in Phishing Decision Making.

Starbucks article Picture

Thu, 05/19/2022

An ISE capstone team delivers a proof of concept for more efficient time studies for Starbucks

The ISE capstone team won the department’s top 2021 award for its compelling proof of concept of using machine learning to perform time and motion studies.

Chiwei Yan Picture

Wed, 05/04/2022

Chiwei Yan receives Harold W. Kuhn Award

University of Washington (UW) Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISE) assistant professor Chiwei Yan has been honored with the 2021 Harold W. Kuhn award.

W sculpture surrounded by cars driving through campus

Wed, 02/09/2022 | UW News

UW and Amazon announce creation of the Science Hub

The collaboration will focus on advancing innovation in core robotics, and AI technologies and their applications. Professor Ashis Banerjee is part of the joint advisory committee.