May 18, 2015
Industrial and manufacturing systems engineering students, faculty receive best paper award
Songnian Zhao, a doctoral student in the industrial and manufacturing systems engineering department, will receive the 2015 Institute of Industrial Engineers Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Sessions Best Paper Award — Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Health Care Modeling Track.
The paper, "Information Dissemination and Human Behaviors in Epidemics," was authored by Zhao and co-authored by John Wu, David Ben-Arieh and Yan Kuang. The award will be presented to Zhao, Wu, Ben-Arieh and Kuang at the institute's annual conference and expo May 30 in Nashville, Tennessee.