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Upcoming Webinars

Thank you for your interest in IIE's webinars. These free one-hour presentations by knowledgeable professionals and experienced volunteers provide deeper insight into topics and issues involving industrial engineers and industrial engineering-related disciplines.

Most of these webinars are only accessible by IIE members. Those that are open to the public are so noted. To view many of our recordings, you may need to download this codec if the recording does not automatically start. To watch the recordings, users must be able to view Windows Media Files.

IIE members and others qualified to view designated webinars can also review the webinar archive and access past presentations.

Developing the Next Generation of Patient Safety

Presented by Society for Health Systems
Feb. 11 | 2 p.m. Eastern time

Presenter: Jack Jordan, director of clinical analytics, Henry Ford Health System

Quality improvement in healthcare has historically relied on low quality measurement from billing data or required significant labor to review charts for clinical data. Learn about the cutting edge of using clinical analytics to enable rapid cycle improvement in making care safer.

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Additive Manufacturing: Capabilities, Research Challenges and Process Monitoring

Presented by Quality Control and Reliability Engineering Division (QCRE)
Feb. 25 | 11 a.m. Eastern time

Presenters: Alaa Elwany, Ph.D., assistant professor, Texas A&M and Prahlad K. Rao, Ph.D., assistant professor, SUNY Binghamton

This webinar will provide an overview of next-generation additive manufacturing (AM) technologies, its capabilities, and research challenges, with particular emphasis on research needs and challenges in process monitoring and quality control.

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The Frugal Ergonomic Engineer

Presented by AEC GOErgo Conference Committee - OPEN TO ALL 
March 3 | 2 p.m. Eastern time
Presenter: Leonard Walsh, assistant professor & program director, Goodwin College
"The Frugal Ergonomic Engineer" instinctively combines creative engineering, imaginative ergonomics and wildly the most unorthodox lean manufacturing techniques for those on very tight budgets. 

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A Tutorial On Bi-level Optimization 

Presented by Operations Research Division (OR)
March 31 | 2 p.m. Eastern time

Presenter: Bo Zeng, Ph.D., assistant professor, University of Pittsburgh

This webinar will cover the fundamental aspects of bi-level optimization, including popular models for interdiction problem, leader-follower game and mathematical program with equilibrium constraints (MPEC), their structural properties and popular computational methods, and typical industrial applications on pricing, energy market, and system reliability and security.

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Work Systems Science - Practical Concepts and Applications 

Presented by Work Systems Division
April 5 | 2 p.m. Eastern time

Presenter: Edward S. Pound, chief operations officer, Factory Physics Inc.

This webinar will provide an immediately applicable overview of the fundamental, practical works systems science relating cost, service, inventory, capacity and response time. In addition, examples from industry will be provided along with discussion of topics for teaching and training.

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Pattern Detection and Classification in Brain Neuroscience Application

Presented by Computer & Information Systems Division (CIS)
April 28 | 2 p.m. Eastern time

Presenter: Chun-An Chou, Ph.D., assistant professor, SUNY Bringhamton

During this webinar, various brain applications of fMRI and EEG data using information theory and sparse optimization techniques will be introduced. The objective of the research is to identify the specific brain regions (or networks) and/or the biomarkers in response to associated stimulations more accurately.

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