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Ozlem Ergun, COE distinguished professor, MIE, was elected a Fellow of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) for her applications of O.R. methods to humanitarian and health systems, emergency response, and transportation and logistics problems; and establishing a community of O.R. professionals with interest in public programs.
Northeastern and Partner Universities Awarded Prestigious NSF Research Traineeship to Study Impacts of Technology Platforms
MIE Distinguished Professor Ozlem Ergun was awarded a $3M NSF grant to develop a “national research traineeship” (NRT) program called “Platforms for Exchange and Allocation of Resources (PEAR),” which will study the impact of digital platforms on society.
Research conducted by MIE Associate Professor Jacqueline Griffin, MIE Professor Ozlem Ergun, and affiliate faculty member Stacy Marsella on “Agent-Based Modeling of Human Decision-makers Under Uncertain Information During Supply Chain Shortages” was published in the proceedings from the 2023 International Conference on Autonomous Agents and Multiagent Systems.
MIE Professor Ozlem Ergun was featured in the Time article “Why the Adderall Shortage Has Lasted So Long,” for her expertise in pharmaceutical supply chains.
The most prestigious human–computer interaction conference in the world is taking place in Hamburg, Germany this month, and researchers from Khoury College, the College of Engineering, and the College of Arts, Media and Design are ready. Their work, which touches on everything from parrot socialization to deceptive dark patterns to social media misinformation, has made […]
During the pandemic, MIE Professor Ozlem Ergun and her students created a centralized process to match healthcare workers with open positions at long-term health facilities.
MIE Professor Özlem Ergun’s research on “Rethinking supply chain management in the wake of major disasters *” was highlighted in the December 2022 issue of ISE magazine.
Adderall and Amoxicillin Shortages Raise Questions about Transparency and Accountability in Big Pharma
But when makers of generics compete mainly on price and aren’t forced to consider reliability, the marketplace can break down when demand surges or supply chains are disrupted, according to Ozlem Ergun, a distinguished professor of mechanical and industrial engineering at Northeastern University, who served with Fox on the committee. (featured in NBC News)
MIE Associate Professor Jacqueline Griffin, ECE Professor David Kaeli, MIE Professor Ozlem Ergun, and affiliate faculty members Stacy Marsella and Casper Harteveld were awarded a $750k NSF grant for “Designing an Improved Information Infrastructure for Better Decision Making in Pharmaceutical Supply Chains.”
From Acton to Falmouth to Boston, the seven-day heat wave saw a flurry of power outages. “Basically, what happens, the network gets overloaded,” explained Dr. Ozlem Ergun, a Professor of Engineering at Northeastern University. (Featured in CBS Boston)
MIE Associate Professor Jacqueline Griffin and Professor Özlem Ergun say that supply chain shortages are due to the limited number of manufacturers and manufacturing sites; manufacturing quality concerns; and, most importantly, limited information sharing between supply chain stakeholders.
The Northeastern University INFORMS student group has been selected as a winner of the 2021 INFORMS Student Chapter Annual Award at the Magna cum laude level for the third year in a row.
Several engineering students and science students mentored by COE faculty are recipients of Northeastern’s Fall 2021 PEAK Experiences Awards. The PEAK Experiences Awards are a progressively structured sequence of opportunities designed to support learners as they continue climbing to new heights of achievement in undergraduate research and creative endeavor throughout their Northeastern journeys. ASCENT AWARDS […]
MIE Professor Ozlem Ergun is part of the UN World Food Programme team who won the INFORMS 2021 Franz Edelman Award for their project on “Towards Zero Hunger with Analytics.” She was also named a Franz Edelman Laureate for authoring the Edelman finalist paper in INFORMS Journal on Applied Analytics. Laureates are recognized for their significant contribution to work that is selected as representative of the best applications of analytical decision making in the world.
Advised by Ozlem Ergun, Professor of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering While pursuing her PhD in Industrial Engineering, Rozhin Doroudi leveraged artificial intelligence techniques to understand behavior of human decision makers in a pharmaceutical supply chain and how these behaviors drive drug shortages. She modeled a pharmaceutical supply chain with boundedly rational artificial decision makers capable […]
The Northeastern University INFORMS student group has been selected as a winner of the 2020 INFORMS Student Chapter Annual Award at the Magna cum laude level for the second year in a row.
MIE Professor Ozlem Ergun will serve on a committee for the “Security of America’s Medical Product Supply Chain” established by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.
MIE Professor Ozlem Ergun was awarded a $101K NSF RAPID grant for “Collecting Supply, Demand, and Matching Data for Assigning Medical Staff to Long Term Care Facilities During the COVID-19 Pandemic”.
Professor Ozlem Ergun, mechanical and industrial engineering, and her team, in collaboration with the state of Massachusetts, created a matching optimization algorithm and on online portal called COVID-19 Long Term Care Facility Staffing Team. The portal coordinates the intake of job applicants’ information and matches it automatically to an ever-changing list of facility staffing needs.
MIE Assistant Professor Jacqueline Griffin, ECE Professor David Kaeli, MIE Professor Ozlem Ergun, and affiliate faculty Stacy Marsella & Casper Harteveld were awarded a $100K NSF RAPID grant for “Rapid Monitoring and Assessment of Critical Pharmaceutical Supply Chains.” The work will be done in collaboration with the Department of Pharmacy at MGH and OrbitalRx.
MIE Professor Ozlem Ergun discusses the systemic causes of shortages and what kind of solutions are worth studying in Tradeoff’s podcast episode “In Short Supply”.
Kritika Singh, BioE’20, is the founder and director of the Northeastern University Global Health Initiative student group and organized the recent Global Health in a Changing World: People, Planet, and Technology conference.
Congratulations to MS in Data Analytics Engineering student Keziban Rukiye and PhD in Industrial Engineering student Weijia Jing who won 2nd place in the Doing Good with Good OR student paper competition at the annual INFORMS meeting for this paper “Enhancing the effectiveness and efficiency of food aid supply chains: an economic optimization model for USAID food for peace program’s operations in Ethiopia”
The Northeastern University INFORMS student group has been selected as a winner of the 2019 INFORMS Student Chapter Annual Award at the Magna cum laude level.
Law Associate Professor Hilary Robinson, MIE Professor Ozlem Ergun, CEE Assistant Professor Michael Kane, CSSH Professor Steven Vallas, and Juliet Schor from Boston College were awarded a $1.2M NSF grant for creating an “Understanding the Algorithmic Workplace: A Multi-Method Study for Comprehensive Optimization of Platforms”.
For the second year in a row, and the third since the club’s formation, the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) at Northeastern was one of the schools awarded the Student Chapter Cum Laude Award. The club, which had 72 members in 2016, has grown to 273 graduate students who are pursuing […]
Professors Ozlem Ergun (MIE), Haris Koutsopoulos (CEE), and Jennie Stephens (CSSH/Affiliated CEE) were awarded a $99K NSF grant for a “Planning Grant: Engineering Research Center for Sharing economy – Humans, Automation, Resilience and Engineering: SHARE”.
MIE Professor Ozlem Ergun was invited to talk in a panel at the National Academies of Engineering workshop on "Medical Product Shortages during Disasters: Opportunities to Predict, Prevent, and Respond" sponsored by ASPR (HHS Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response) on September 5-6, 2018.
For the second year in a row, and the third since the club’s formation, the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) at Northeastern was one of the schools awarded the Student Chapter Cum Laude Award.
MIE Professor Ozlem Ergun has been appointed to a national committee tasked with capturing key lessons about supply and distribution networks under strain during Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria. Source: Global Resilience Institute Northeastern University Professor and Global Resilience Institute (GRI) Faculty Affiliate Dr. Özlem Ergun has been appointed to a committee tasked with capturing […]
Congratulations to all the winners of the faculty and staff awards, and to everyone for their hard work and dedication during the 2017-2018 academic school year.
MIE Professor Ozlem Ergun’s research was featured on the cover of the Metro Boston article “Northeastern professor creates new way to help cities recover from disasters”.
MIE Professor Ozlem Ergun has developed a new decision support tool that can analyze data inputted after a disaster and provide immediate recommendations for prioritizing relief efforts. Source: News @ Northeastern When an earthquake shakes a city, roads often become littered with piles of debris. These blockages make rescue and relief operations tricky. Now, Ozlem […]
Congratulations to the several MIE faculty and students that were recognized at the INFORMS 2017 Annual Meeting.
MIE Professor Ozlem Ergun was one of five experts to weigh in on Axios’s article “The road to recovery for Puerto Rico” for her expertise in Short-term relief, long-term resilience.
CSSH/CEE Professor Matthias Ruth and MIE Professor Ozlem Ergun suggest how Puerto Rico can rebuild their electricity infrastructure to better handle future hurricane and storm seasons.
Industrial Engineering students Alyssa Caganda, BS'19 & Tina Rezvanian, PhD'18 had their work with Professor Ozlem Ergun presented at the Conference on Health & Humanitarian Logistics.
MIE assistant professor Jacqueline Griffin, ECE professor David Kaeli, CAMD assistant professor Casper Harteveld, MIE professor Ozlem Ergun, and CCIS professor Stacy Marsella were awarded a $500K NSF CRISP grant to develop a “Multi-agent Modeling Framework for Mitigating Distributed Disruptions in Critical Supply Chains”. Abstract Source: NSF This Critical Resilient Interdependent Infrastructure Systems and Processes […]
MIE Associate Professor Ozlem Ergun was featured in the Huffington Post for her research on "3 Ways to Fix E-Waste Regulations".
MIE Associate Professor Ozlem Ergun's paper on "The Post-Disaster Debris Clearance Problem Under Incomplete Information" was on the featured list of the INFORMS Editor's Cut.
MIE Associate Professor Ozlem Ergun was awarded a $161K NSF grant to work with Georgia Tech to determine the optimum balance of resource allocation between uncertainty and learning.
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MIE Associate Professor Ozlem Ergun was featured in the Boston Herald for her hospital models to address disasters.
18 COE faculty and affiliates were recipients of FY16 TIER 1 Interdisciplinary Research Seed Grants for 11 different projects representing over $400K dollars of investment in research.
MIE Associate Professor Ozlem Ergun was interviewed by WGBH concerning the removal of the large amount of snow that has fallen over Boston in the past month.
MIE Associate Professor Ozlem Ergun was selected as Vice President of Membership and Professional Recognition for the INFORMS Board of Directors for 2012 – 2015.