Please join us as Dr. Dima Nazzal presents an overview of the certificate program in Health and Humanitarian Logistics
Mallory Soldner, a Ph.D. student in the Stewart School of Industrial & Systems Engineering, has been selected as the Institute of Industrial Engineers representative for the 2013 New Faces of Engineering, a program that honors promising young engineers who are contributing greatly to society, thus promoting the image of engineering globally.
Through projects that span the globe and fuel the imagination, ISyE faculty and alumni are making a difference in the world.
A new online tool takes the guesswork out of developing individualized catch-up immunization schedules by allowing parents and health care providers to easily create a schedule that ensures missed vaccines and future vaccines are administered according to approved guidelines.
This executive learning program is designed for practitioners in non-governmental organizations, government, and industries who are active participants in humanitarian relief operations, long-term health or development environments who are seeking to develop logistics strategies and to build skills to improve decision making in preparedness, response and system design.
Once again, the Consulate General of France in Atlanta and the Georgia Institute of Technology are partnering to present a series of 15 French-American events designed to breathe new life into the cooperation between France and the U.S. Southeast: “France-Atlanta 2012”.
The 2013 Conference on Health and Humanitarian Logistics: The Unique Logistical Challenges for Humanitarian Response in Asia will be held June 4-5, 2013 in Kuala Lumpur, Malayasia.
The new Health and Humanitarian Logistics professional education certificate program at Georgia Tech consists of three courses:
(1.) Pre-planning Strategy for Health and Humanitarian Organizations
(2.) Tactical Decision Making in Public Health and Humanitarian Response
(3.) Systems Operations in Health and Humanitarian Response
The Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University are partnering to offer a new master’s degree program track in predictive health.
Georgia Tech systems engineers are using computer models to help resource-poor nations improve distribution of breast milk and non-pharmaceutical interventions for malaria. They are also forecasting what health care services would be available in the event of natural disasters in Caribbean nations.
Kristin Goin, MS HS 2008, has been selected to be the Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE) representative for the 2012 New Faces of Engineering.
Özlem Ergun, who is also a visiting associate professor at Harvard, took the work she is doing in the Georgia Tech Center for Health and Humanitarian Logistics to a group of Harvard students who were participating in the IACS Computational Challenge.
The Georgia Tech Center for Health and Humanitarian Logistics (HHL) is an initiative to improve humanitarian logistics (including short or long-term, man-made or natural disasters, global and public health, and long-term development needs) and ultimately the human condition by system transformations through education, outreach, projects and research.
Download the HHL Center Overview Flyer [pdf - 160KB]
Download an Introduction to Humanitarian Logistics [pdf - 350KB]
If your organization has a potential health and humanitarian logistics project that is suitable for a Georgia Tech graduate course, please submit it online.
Interested in a graduate level Health & Humanitarian Logistics course? Register online here.