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Officer Spotlight: Neal Schmeidler, VP

Officer Spotlight: Neal Schmeidler, VP

I have the honor and privilege of serving one of the best professional chapters of the IISE.  At the Annual Conference this month, we will be recognized as a Gold Award Chapter for the 10th consecutive year.  That happens only because of the dedication and work of the Board of Directors and the Chapter members. I have been a member of the [...]

Director Spotlight: Joe Scheibeler, Chapter Activity Report

Director Spotlight: Joe Scheibeler, Chapter Activity Report

As a life member of AIIE/IIE and now IISE since 1969, I have been in the National Capital Chapter since 1999, serving previously as chapter secretary and currently as Chapter Activity Report (CAR) Director. I’m proud to say I have been a part of the chapter that has earned Gold Awards for the past 11 years. As Sean mentioned, I also coordinate [...]

Director Spotlight: Brad Fairchild, Programs Director

Director Spotlight:  Brad Fairchild, Programs Director

It has been both challenging and exciting since I graduated from Penn State in 2014 (We Are!!), and began my career as an Industrial Engineer. I have since dipped my toes in manufacturing, cost estimating and most recently, distribution. The past and current opportunities have already made a positive impact to my career. If there is any advice I [...]

Dr. Law Spring DC Courses

Dr. Law Spring DC Courses

Dr. Averill M. Law, who has given more than 550 short courses on simulation modeling and applied statistics in 20 countries, will be presenting the following seminars: Simulation Modeling for System Design and Optimization, I: Fundamental Principles April 4-6, 2016   Washington, DC Simulation Modeling for System Design and Optimization, [...]

Summer Data Fellowship – Data Incubator

Summer Data Fellowship – Data Incubator

From the Washington Academy of Sciences Program: The Data Incubator is an intensive 8 week fellowship that prepares Masters, PhDs, and postdocs in STEM + social science fields seeking industry careers as data scientists. The program is free for Fellows and supported by sponsorships from hundreds of employers across multiple industries. In [...]

Director Spotlight: Jessica Perry, Industry Outreach

Director Spotlight: Jessica Perry, Industry Outreach

Hello!   I look forward to the 2016 term as the National Chapter Business/Industry Outreach & Liaison. Having recently transitioned from active duty military service in 2014,  I researched several areas of industrial engineering career fields. I am still amazed at the various applications and breadth of versatility that industrial [...]

2016 Dr Averill Law Courses in DC

2016 Dr Averill Law Courses in DC

  Dr. Averill M. Law, who has given more than 550 short courses on simulation modeling and applied statistics in 20 countries, will be presenting the following seminars: Simulation Modeling for System Design and Optimization, I: Fundamental Principles April 4-6, 2016   Washington, DC   Simulation Modeling for System [...]

Quote of the Month (November 2014)

Quote of the Month (November 2014)

"essentially, all models are wrong, but some are useful" ― George E. P. Box

Quote of the Month (October 2014)

Quote of the Month (October 2014)

“The simple act of paying positive attention to people has a great deal to do with productivity.” ― Tom Peters

Dr. Averill M. Law Simulation Modeling Fall 2014 Course Schedule

Dr. Averill M. Law Simulation Modeling Fall 2014 Course Schedule

Dr. Averill M. Law, who has given more than 545 short courses on simulation modeling and applied statistics in 20 countries, will be presenting the following seminars: Applied Statistics for Engineers and Scientists October 27-30, 2014 Simulation Modeling for System Design and Optimization, I: Fundamental Principles November 3-5, [...]

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