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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.

Tianhao “Daniel” Xu

Thu, 02/03/2022

ISE simulated email environment wins human factors award

Daniel Xu’s paper on creating a simulated task environment to study spear phishing behaviors wins at HFES 2021.

An image showing a woman and a man standing in front of an Alaskan landscape

Tue, 01/25/2022

Richard Hansen gives to ISE

A longtime friend continues to give to ISE, energized by mentoring and developing the diverse teams of the future.

The UW in the evening light

Tue, 10/05/2021

Engineering excellence for the public good

The College of Engineering's strategic plan focuses on four key areas: creating a healthier and more just world through our work; embracing the power of diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI); translating innovation into impact; and investing strategically in our future. 

Tue, 03/30/2021 | Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering

Graduate student spotlight: Auður Anna Jónsdóttir

Graduate student Auður Anna Jónsdóttir is working with the Center of Dialysis Innovation on developing a mobile and wearable dialysis machine.

Thu, 03/04/2021 | Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering

Talking with board member Sean Xuan

Catching up with Sean Xuan, one of ISE’s newest board members, to talk about the elevator pitch night and more.

Wed, 03/03/2021 | Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering

Former Chair Richard Storch supports ISE faculty endowed fellowship fund for Ph.D. research

Former Chair Richard Storch helped establish the ISE Department and gives to strengthen it into the future.

Mon, 02/22/2021 | Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering

ISE capstone team places in top ten at IISE

ISE capstone team “Stryker” presented its research into improving the company’s packaging inventory system at IISE.

Wed, 01/13/2021 | Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering

Chiwei Yan joins ISE faculty

ISE welcomed Chiwei Yan to the department in the fall of 2020.

Tue, 11/10/2020 | Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering

Message from the chair

ISE Chair Linda Boyle welcomes us back to the new academic year with pride, hope and inspiration.

Wed, 10/21/2020 | Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering

Your bus ETA courtesy of machine learning

An ISE capstone introduces King County Metro to a promising method to more accurately predict bus arrival times.

Tue, 10/20/2020 | Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering

Renewables present challenges in planning energy delivery

ISE’s William Yang is developing an algorithm to streamline the incorporation of more renewables into the grid.