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Announcing the IISE Construction Division Student Paper Competition Results
Big congratulations to Sadegh Asgari of Columbia University and Ali Shafaat of Purdue University for winning the 2016 student paper competition with their paper "Simulating Construction Bidding Using Agent-Based Modeling!" These students will be presenting their winning paper at the Annual Conference in Anaheim, California, in May, and we look forward to hearing about their work. The award, sponsored by the ConAm Group, provides complimentary conference registration, a ticket to the conference awards banquet, and a cash prize.

Also to be congratulated are the second and third place winners:

  • Second place: Becca Keller, "Application of Agile Manufacturing in the Large-Scale Construction Industry" (Milwaukee School of Engineering)
  • Third place: Heta Lawrence, "Improving Strength of Pervious Concrete" (University of Washington)

We salute all of the competition entrants for their hard work and interest in construction in Industrial Engineering.

Wanted: Construction articles for ISE magazine
The Construction Division invites members to submit articles on construction topics through our publications committee for publication in the monthly ISE magazine. Please contact Bobby Smyth.

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About the Division

IISE's Construction Division brings together members who are involved in all facets of the construction industry, such as design, value engineering, project management, research, safety and ergonomics. With these combined resources, we hope to bring to the construction industry a rich supply of knowledge, innovation and experience that can have the kind of positive impact that IEs have long used to bring the manufacturing and service industries to superlative levels of performance.

Review the Construction Division mission statement and the Construction Division Bylaws.

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