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2011 IIE Global and Region Undergraduate Student Technical Paper Competition Winners

The first place winners of the regional student competitions competed at the global level at the IIE Annual Conference & Expo 2011 in Reno, Nev.

Global winners:

First place:
Western Region:
Benjamin Tran; Cal Poly - Pomona
Title: Improving Warehouse Performance at Unical Aviation, Inc.

Second place:
Southeast Region:
David Vandegrift; GA Tech
Title: A Local Solution to the Pursuit/Evasion Graph Problem

Third place:
South Central Region:
Kaycee Wilson; University of Oklahoma
Title: Balancing the Flow of a Multi-pallet Process

Regional first place winners:

Asian Region:
Dongyang Wang; Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Title: Early Detection of Influenza Pandemics in Hong Kong

Canadian Region:
Jonathan Rodriguez; Concordia University
Title: Performance Improvement in the Radiology Department of a Community Hospital in Quebec: The Beginning of a Journey

Central & South American Region:
Adriana Avila; Universidad Distrital Francisco Jose de Caldas
Title: Characterization and Modeling of Unemployment and Urban Informality in Colombia Using System Dynamics

Great Lakes Region:
Steven Slover; Ohio University
Title: Predicting Website Usability: Examining the Relationship Between Professional and End-user’s Perspectives on Website Heuristics

Mexican Region:
Oscar Alan Diaz Sanchez; Instituto Tecnologico de Saltillo
Title: Reduction of Reworking and Scrap Percentage Through Toolchange in the Rotary Production Line in Sonoco Manufacturing S.A. in Mexico

Mid Atlantic Region:
Victoria Phillips; West Virginia University
Title: Silverbell Bar Process Optimization and Waste Reduction

North Central Region:
Conor Herron; North Dakota State University
Title: Work Station Redesigns for Production Improvements in Paint Masking

Northeast Region:
Avinash Danashekar; Rutgers University
Title: System Design and Prototype Development of a Water Hazard Golf Ball Collector

South Central Region:
Kaycee Wilson; University of Oklahoma
Title: Balancing the Flow of a Multi-Pallet Process

Southeast Region:
David Vandegrift; GA Tech
Title: A Local Solution to the Pursuit/Evasion Graph Problem
 
Western Region:
Benjamin Tran; Cal Poly - Pomona
Title: Improving Warehouse Performance at Unical Aviation Inc.

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