Industry engagement is critical to the success of our academic pursuits. We partner with other universities, state and federal agencies and private companies to solve real problems, prepare workforce-ready graduates and share resources and expertise.
Center for Excellence in Logistics and Distribution (CELDi)
The Center for Excellence in Logistics and Distribution (CELDi) is a graduated National Science Foundation I/UCRC that provides innovative solutions for partner organizations. CELDi is a research and education consortium consisting of six research universities and 20 member organizations. Over the past 15 years, CELDi has partnered with more than 100 organizations on more than 300 projects. The center enables its industry partners to achieve logistics and distribution excellence by solving real problems to maximize profitability. The center produces cutting-edge research and graduates students with real-world experience.
Research collaborations include projects addressing logistics systems analysis and design, supply chain modeling and material flow design and improvement.
Healthcare Operations Management and Engineering Analytics (HOME) Consortium
The Healthcare Operations Management and Engineering analytics (HOME) consortium is a customer-focused consortium that helps healthcare facilities to conquer the challenges of providing cost-effective and high-quality care.
The consortium offers a wide variety of services, including but not limited to, healthcare analysis for patient-centered care, development of decision support tools, streamlining care delivery using process improvement techniques, automation of redundant business operations and workshops on quality improvement for healthcare practitioners. Our strong interdisciplinary research and development team has vast practical experience in improving healthcare operations and translating cutting-edge research into practice.