Students from universities and institutes around the world will soon begin arriving at UT as part of the International Lean Summer Program in the College of Engineering. Sponsored by the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, the program will bring almost 120 students to campus for a chance to study ways of reducing waste and increasing efficiency while partnering with students from countries around the world, beginning with an opening ceremony at the Foundry at World’s Fair Park on July 7.
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Most people have experienced a long wait to see a doctor. Technology being developed through a new collaboration between UT Knoxville, Y-12 National Security Complex, and Stanley Healthcare aims to cut down on wait times. The three entities are developing an intelligent interactive dashboard that crunches data in realtime to help managers determine how best to administer flow.
A project conducted by the UT Construction Industry Research and Policy Center in the College of Business along with the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering has won the grand prize in a contest held by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration. The Working Safely Is No Accident website won $15,000 in the Department of Labor Worker Safety and Health App Challenge.