Nicoleta Serban, ISyE associate professor at the Stewart School of Industrial & Systems Engineering at Georgia Tech, has recently released a new book, Understanding and Managing the Complexity of Healthcare.
Hepatocellular carcinoma, the most common type of liver cancer, is the fastest growing cause of cancer-related death in the United States. In collaboration with MD Anderson Cancer Center, ISyE’s Turgay Ayer and team are proposing a novel modeling framework to determine the most cost-effective practical policies from a societal perspective to detect liver cancer.
To assist disaster and waste management officials in assessing the cost of determining processing location sites and capacities and decisions related to debris flow such as collection, transportation, reduction, recycling, and disposal of debris, the Georgia Tech Center for Health & Humanitarian Systems (HHS) recently launched a website that provides an Excel based user-friendly decision support tool. The tool is available for download online at no charge.
The Health & Humanitarian Logistics Center has recently changed its name to the Center for Health & Humanitarian Systems (HHS) to better reflect the Center’s focus on systems.
Dr. Peter Rhee, BS Health Systems 1983, recently released a mesmerizing memoir depicting his life as a trauma surgeon. Co-written with reporter Gordon Dillow, Rhee shares the demanding training surgeons take on, the considerations that go into setting up a top of the line trauma center, and the preparation required in making split-second, life-or-death decisions.
Teams from the Georgia Institute of Technology are recipients of four grants recently announced by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). The funding is designed to support research that will strengthen U.S. manufacturing and innovation performance across industries.
Out of twenty four teams of undergraduate students in the Stewart School of Industrial & Systems Engineering, the World Food Program team received the first place award in the Spring 2014 Senior Design Competition.
Georgia Tech Manufacturing Institute (GTMI) has been awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant aimed at training undergraduate students, particularly veterans, in the fundamental principles of advanced manufacturing science and technology and entrepreneurship.
The Georgia Tech Center for Health & Humanitarian Systems (HHS) is dedicated to improving systems and logistics operations in disaster response (short-term or ongoing, natural or man-made), long-term development and global public health to ultimately improve the human condition through education, outreach, projects and research.
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