Areas of Focus
Because food delivery systems in the U.S. are so efficient, they are also potentially excellent bio-weapons delivery systems. A team from ISyE is examining the relationship between the food supply chain and bioterrorism and how to mitigate the risk of a terrorist attack on the U.S. food supply chain.
Today's most pressing problems faced by humanity and our planet are complex, requiring a systems-level perspective, such as that of William W. George Chair and Professor Pinar Keskinocak.
ISyE recently joined forces with Amazon to help shape and develop ISyE’s master’s degree in supply chain engineering. To this end, ISyE, the Supply Chain & Logistics Institute, and Amazon have announced funding of $665,000 from Amazon during the next five years.
REGISTRATION is now available online to enroll in the 2017 certificate program (May 8-13th) for professionals from companies, government and military, NGOs, academia and other organizations active in health and humanitarian logistics. There are a limited number of scholarships for practitioners working at NGOs and in developing countries. See the link included for details.
Suriya Arulselvan (MSCE 2015) and Valerie Thomas, a professor in Georgia Tech’s Stewart School of Industrial & Systems Engineering (ISyE), have been awarded the Judges’ Choice Award for the 2016 Aviation contest from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Climate CoLab.
John Bartholdi III, Craig Tovey, and John Vande Vate, all researchers who hail from Georgia Tech’s No. 1-ranked Stewart School of Industrial & Systems Engineering (ISyE) – are part of an interdisciplinary team that has been designated as recipients of the 2016 Golden Goose Award. The Golden Goose Award honors scientists whose federally funded work may have been considered silly, odd, or obscure when first conducted, but has resulted in significant benefits to society.
ISyE and the Supply Chain & Logistics Institute are proud to announce that the first four students have been selected as Amazon Masters of Science in Supply Chain Engineering Supply Chain Systems Design Track Fellows. The awarded fellowships are for the amount of $12,000 each.
Teresa M. Finley, Chief Marketing and Global Business Services Officer at UPS, speaks Wed, Sept. 14th, as part of the IMPACT Speaker Series at the Scheller College of Business on the global and social impact of UPS as a leader in Logistics.
The goal of this event is to identify important trends in healthcare systems and design, the future of health systems ecucation, and opportunities for collaboration. The event will include a keynote presentation, two plenary panel sessions, and presentations and posters by alumni on new research.
Georgia Tech's undergraduate supply chain programs have been ranked No. 6 among North American undergraduate programs by Gartner.
Research teams analyzed six years of Medicaid claims for every child in ten U.S. states and found that healthy children are 50 to 60 percent of the total cost in the Medicaid system in GA.
Dr. Anne Schuchat, Principal Deputy Director at the CDC, and Michelle Nunn, CEO at CARE USA, to share on global health and humanitarian systems response and development in areas such as health emergencies and refugee crisis management.
In May 2016, the Center for Health and Humanitarian Systems (HHS) successfully completed its fifth professional certificate program in Health & Humanitarian Supply Chain Management.
Professors Pinar Keskinocak and Julie Swann, co-directors of the Center for Health & Humanitarian Systems (CHHS) and professors in the Stewart School of Industrial & Systems Engineering (ISyE) have been honored with George Tech’s 2016 Steven A. Denning Award for Global Engagement.
Experts, policy makers, researchers, and decision makers share research, new challenges, and current efforts for improving disaster response from pre-planning to mitigation.
The designation under a Basic Ordering Agreement (BOA) allows CHHS to bid for new research proposals at the VA for funding of up to $3 million to improve healthcare delivery for veterans.
For the last 7 years, the Health and Humanitarian Logistics Conference (HHL) has brought together speakers and attendees from non-government organizations (NGOs), industry, government, military, and academia to identify challenges and opportunities in global health humanitarian operations and long-term economic development.
The Center for Health & Humanitarian Systems (CHHS) was recently designated by Georgia Tech as one of the seven new Interdisciplinary Research Centers (IRCs) on campus. Each of these centers brings together researchers from different disciplines across campus to address topics of strategic importance to Georgia Tech, promoting collaborative research and coordinating activities aimed at large external funding opportunities.
Rebecca Curzon, Senior Program Manager for IBM Corporate Citizenship & Affairs addresses the role of technology in disaster response and humanitarian work as part of IMPACT speaker series.
This May 9-14, 2016, the Center for Health and Humanitarian Systems (HHS) at Georgia Tech will again offer the 6-day intensive certificate program in Health & Humanitarian Supply Chain Management.
The 7th annual Conference on Health & Humanitarian Logistics (HHL) held in Johannesburg November 18-20th, 2015 drew 150 participants from 33 different countries around the world engaged in the global health and humanitarian sectors to address challenges and successful models of organizational collaboration and supply chain practices.