Come catch a sneak preview of this inspiring PBS documentary that highlights the growing movement to bring the process of innovation known as Design Thinking to classrooms nationwide. Pioneered by IDEO and Stanford's d.school, Design Thinking is a specific methodology that helps individuals unlock their innate creativity.
We're excited to announce another dynamic and diverse group of professionals in the logistics and health/humanitarian sectors who will now take their Pre-planning Strategy, Tactical Decision Making, and Systems Operations knowledge back to their organizations to improve health and humanitarian operations and make a greater impact.
On July 31, The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) held the first-ever "Engineering and Operarions Research in Public Health" symposium where Georgia Tech's ISyE faculty and Center for Health & Humanitarian Logistics Co-Director, Dr. Julie Swann, highlighted various applications of industrial and systems engineering in public health policy and disease prevention. Please see attached pdf of Dr. Swann's presentation for more information.
Develop logistics strategies to improve preparedness, response operations planning, and system design through interactive games, case studies, and other systematic tools.
The 2013 Health and Humanitarian Logistics Conference held in Kuala Lumpur June 4-5 brought together 113 participants from 25 different countries across the globe to listen and discuss ways to improve operations in the sector under the headline: Adaptive Supply Chains to Increase Resilience.
At this year's Health & Humanitarian Logistics Conference in Malaysia, one interactive workshop, led by CARE, Save the Children, and Catholic Relief Services, highlighted the importance of inter-organizational collaboration in the implementation of a new Supply Chain Management system to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of planning, tracking and distributing disaster relief items.
The tornado that hit Moore, Oklahoma, on May 20, 2013 resulted in loss of life and heart-wrenching devastation. ISyE works in a variety of ways to support humanitarian relief by system transformations through education, outreach, projects and research.
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.
The Georgia Tech Health & Humanitarian Logistics Center (HHL) is dedicated to improving systems and logistics operations in humanitarian efforts (short-term or ongoing, natural or manmade) and global public health to ultimately improve the human condition 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.