NSF Student Travel Support Award
NSF Travel Support Award Participants were from the following schools:
- Alabama A&M University
- Binghamton University
- Central Connecticut State University
- Central State University
- Delaware State University
- Florida State University
- Indiana State University
- Lawrence Technological Universities
- Middle Tennessee State University
- Mississippi State university
- Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico
- Prairie View A&M University
- Purdue University
- Southern University and A & M College
- Texas A&M University
- University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee
- University of Arizona Honors College
- University of Central Florida
- University of Detroit Mercy
- University of Maryland
- University of Michigan – Dearborn
- University of Puerto Rico – Mayaguez
- University of Texas at El Paso
- University of the District of Columbia
- Wayne State University
Student travel, accommodation and registration support were provided by a grant from National Science Foundation of the United States of America through Lawrence Technological University. NSF Award #1934871 – Student Support: 4th North American Industrial Engineering and Operations Management Conference, Toronto, Canada; October 23-25, 2019
- Abhijit Padhi, University of Michigan – Dearborn
- Ahmed Alkarboly, Texas A&M University
- Aisha Torres, Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico
- Andrew Voshell, Delaware State University
- Armani Shelton, Central State University
- August Harris, Southern University and A & M College
- Awnalisa Walker, Binghamton University
- Brandon Soundara, Middle Tennessee State University
- C’Airra Dunson, Central State University
- David Gower, Binghamton University
- Diana Graham, University of Michigan Dearborn
- Douglas Ferrier, Indiana State University
- Egbe-Etu Etu, Wayne State University
- Ekele Asonye, Prairie View A&M University
- Elizabeth O’Neill, University of Binghamton, SUNY
- Fernando Monroy, University of Texas, El Paso
- Gage Driscoll, University of Arizona Honors College
- Ian Waite, University of Central Florida
- Jamila Brooks, Alabama A&M University
- Jay Patel, University of Michigan – Dearborn
- Jiaxin Wang, Purdue University
- Kaustubh Kale, Lawrence Technological University
- Mario Aquino, Florida State University
- Moses Taaboo, Central Connecticut State University
- Natali Ann Camacho Cruz, Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico
- Niamat Ullah Ibne Hossain, Mississippi State University
- Nora Rubalcaba, University of Texas at El Paso
- Osman Quadri, University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee
- Samantha Bell, Florida State University
- Saul Henderson, University of the District of Columbia
- Valerie Odah Couvertier, University of Puerto Rico – Mayaguez
- Veronica Diaz, University of Puerto Rico at MayagÃ¼ez
- Veronica Towianski, University of Detroit Mercy
- Waleed Waris, University of Maryland
- Zhibo Hou, Purdue University
- Zhangchen Hu, University of Massachusetts at Amherst
The IEOM Society is pleased to announce that the National Science Foundation (NSF) will provide travel support for students to attend the Fourth North American International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management. This event will take place in Toronto, Ontario, Canada during October 23-25, 2019 at the Holiday Inn Toronto International Airport. The conference organizer is the Industrial Engineering and Operations Management (IE0M) Society International. The theme of the conference is Industrial Engineering and Operations Management for Industry 4.0. Students will have an opportunity to learn from industry practitioners and academia. Participants will also learn from conference technical and keynote sessions related to Internet of Things (IoT), artificial intelligence (AI), big data, iCloud, cybersecurity and related fields. Most important to students is the opportunity to gain a worldwide perspective from representatives from over 50 countries. The NSF award will also enable students to improve their knowledge of disruptive technologies of Industry 4.0. Conference participation will help students become engineers and researchers who will lead the United States into the next generation. As a result, they will be prepared to meet the challenges of smart disruptive technology.
The NSF award supports conference registration, shared lodging and a portion of the travel expenses for graduate and undergraduate full-time students who are attending a United States college or university. Each student may receive an award up to $800. Students from historically underrepresented communities including African Americans, Native Americans and Hispanics will receive preference.
Lawrence Technological University will be administrating the award process. Interested students from US institutions can submit application ONLINE.
Online Application Link: https://www.ltu.edu/engineering/industrial/ieom-nsf-form.asp
Student Selection Process and Criteria
- Must be a full-time student at a United States college or university.
- Graduate, undergraduate and community college students are eligible to apply for the student travel award.
- Attend the entire conference
- Attend various Industry 4.0 sessions along with keynote sessions, technical sessions, and a dedicated industry panel session.
- The student travel award will pay for student registration, shared lodging and part of travel expenses.
- Students from historically underrepresented communities including African American, Native American and Hispanic will receive preference.
- Present a paper or poster. Papers or abstracts must be approved by the conference committee.
- A statement from student regarding his or her career plan
- A student’s advisor, department chair or program director must endorse the application.
- Application should be submitted online by September 30, 2019
Each awardee will receive a schedule of recommended sessions that should be attended during the conference. This information will be available at the registration desk.
- Application deadline: September 30, 2019
This award supports conference registration, shared lodging and a portion of the travel expenses. Awardees are eligible to receive up to $800 for attending the conference. All awardees must stay at the conference hotel – Holiday Inn Toronto International Airport.
Questions regarding the award process should be directed to Professor Don Reimer or Dr. Ahad Ali.
Conference website – 2019 IEOM Toronto: http://ieomsociety.org/toronto2019/
Ahad Ali, Ph.D.
Director, Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering
Director, Master of Science in Industrial Engineering
Director, Smart Manufacturing and Lean Systems Research Group
Coordinator, Siemens Electro-Matic Industrial Engineering Lab
A. Leon Linton Department of Mechanical Engineering
Lawrence Technological University
Southfield, MI 48075, USA
Professor Don Reimer
Leon Linton Department of Mechanical Engineering
Lawrence Technological University
Southfield, Michigan 48075, USA