Institute of Industrial and System Engineers

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Optimal break times improve work performance, study shows

Workers who perform routine tasks do so faster and with fewer errors if they take breaks at the right times, a Mizzou Engineering team has found.

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Mizzou IISE Chapter Attains GOLD Status Again

The Mizzou chapter of the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE) was recently awarded “GOLD” chapter status by its national organization. This is the sixth consecutive year the chapter has achieved that level.

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CELDi Symposium Goes Virtual

As the University of Missouri campuses began preparations to move to remote teaching and telework in March due to the COVID-19 outbreak, Professor Jim Noble in the Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering (IMSE) was preparing for the Center for Excellence in Logistics and Distribution (CELDi) spring meeting and research symposium. Noble is the MU site director of CELDi, a National Science Foundation Industry/University Cooperative Research Center.

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IISE recognizes MU Engineering’s Noble for stellar career

The Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers, like many professional engineering organizations, recognizes its top members by naming them fellows. IISE fellows are elected for making “significant, nationally recognized contributions to industrial and systems engineering.” Jim Noble fits the bill to a T, and that’s why the MU Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering Professor earned one of IISE’s loftiest titles this year.