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Predictive modeling: from seawalls to royal gala apples

Seth Guikema, Associate Professor in Industrial and Operations Engineering, and The Guikema Research Group have recently had two papers accepted for publication.

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Large seawalls are effective at cutting tsunami deaths

Seawalls higher than approximately 16 feet can effectively reduce tsunami-related damage and death, according to a new study that applies big-data analytics to more than 200 years of tsunami records from the Pacific coast of Japan’s Tohoku region.

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IOE alum Pooyan Kazemian featured in INFORMS Open Forum article

IOE alum Pooyan Kazemian talks about his PhD advisor, new job, healthcare OR, why he entered the field and his passion for soccer in the July INFORMS Open Forum article

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From November 1 – 4, 2015, nearly fifty students, faculty, and researchers from the IOE Department attended the INFORMS Annual Meeting in Philadelphia. In this video they discuss what they enjoyed most about the conference.

"I think the best thing about INFORMS, compared to other conferences, is that it has a wide variety of topics... I don't just focus on the research topics that are relevant to mine, I also drop in random places and some of them really have inspired me a lot."

-Yan Deng