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FY21 TIER 1 Award Recipients

Congratulations to the 19 COE faculty and affiliates who were recipients of FY21 TIER 1 Interdisciplinary Research Seed Grants for 13 different projects.

Maass Mentioned in United Nations Report on Modern Slavery

MIE Assistant Professor Kayse Lee Maass’s research on disrupting human trafficking was mentioned in a recent United Nations report titled “Current and emerging forms of slavery: Report of the Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of slavery, including its causes and consequences.”

Maass Awarded NSF Grant to Study Resource Allocation to Disrupt Human Trafficking Networks

MIE Assistant Professor Kayse Lee Maass is a co-principal investigator on a $535K NSF grant, titled, “ISN2: Disrupting Human Trafficking via Needs Matching and Capacity Expansion.”

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Maass Receives NSF Award to Address Labor Trafficking in the Agricultural Sector

MIE Assistant Professor Kayse Maass (PI), Shawn Bhimani (co-PI), Visiting Assistant Professor in D’Amore-McKim School of Business’s Supply Chain and Information Management Group, and Amy Farrell (co-PI), associate professor in the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice and co-director of the Violence and Justice Research Lab, received a $574K grant from the NSF for “ISN2: Coordinated Interdiction for Disruption of Labor Trafficking in the Agricultural Sector.”

Using Industrial Engineering Principles to Combat Human Trafficking

MIE Assistant Professor Kayse Lee Maass is using her industrial engineering expertise and supply-chain models to help experts combat human trafficking.

Maass Recognized for Research in Location Analysis

MIE Assistant Professor Kayse Lee Maass received the Best SOLA Dissertation Award as runner up at the INFORMS Section of Location Analysis (SOLA) annual conference in Phoenix. Her dissertation was entitled "Mitigating Hard Capacity Constraints in Facility Location Modeling".

The National Science Foundation Funds Research at Worcester Polytechnic Institute Aimed at Disrupting Human Trafficking Networks

MIE Assistant Professor Kayse Lee Maass was featured in both the Markets Insider’s article “The National Science Foundation Funds Research at Worcester Polytechnic Institute Aimed at Disrupting Human Trafficking Networks” and the Worcester Business Journal’s article “WPI researchers granted $145k to attack human trafficking networks” for her work against human trafficking.

New Faculty Spotlight: Kayse Maass

Kayse Maass joins the Mechanical & Industrial Engineering department in August 2018 as an Assistant Professor.