ISD News

The X Factor

ISD communications leader adapts to the unexpected in his career and in life as a father of a son with Fragile X Syndrome, who teaches him about love, sacrifice, patience and appreciating the little things in life, like going for a walk, riding escalators, and opening and closing grocer freezer doors.

Building a Smarter World

Dr. Judy Jin, Program Director of Manufacturing Engineering in Integrative Systems + Design (ISD) said, “The smart manufacturing transformation requires us to combine manufacturing and business innovations together. Our Manufacturing Program aims to meet this industry need by training technical experts and leaders who will master broad and solid knowledge of manufacturing technologies as well as have a system-view and managerial skill for making smart decisions.”

The Smart Path

Dr. Chinedum Okwudire, Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering, and Associate Professor, Integrative Systems + Design, College of Engineering, worked closely with a team of U-M faculty to create the Smart Additive Manufacturing master’s pathway to explore and connect topics more deeply.

Dr. Bordley earns 2021 IEOM Distinguished Educator Award

Industrial Engineering and Operations Management (IEOM) Society International recognized ISD’s Dr. Robert Bordley with the Distinguished Educator Award in recognition and appreciation of outstanding achievements and contributions in the industrial engineering and operations management profession.

ISD Welcomes Six Faculty and Staff Members

Integrative Systems + Design is excited to welcome six faculty and staff members.

Thank you, Dr. Okwudire and Dr. Reed

ISD thanks Dr. Okwudire and Dr. Reed for making a true U-M difference for our ISD family along our journey to creating our best future.

INCOSE Academic Equivalency recognized for University of Michigan

SAN DIEGO (13 May 2021) – Integrative Systems + Design at the University of Michigan is proud to announce it has achieved academic equivalency with the International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE).

Design Science PhD Student Kaylla Cantilina Awarded Anti-Racism Summer Research Grant

Cantilina received the grant for her project What Does it Mean to Design for and with Equity?: Centering the Narratives and Experiences of Women Designers of Color

Dr. Patrick Hammett Receives the 2021 Jon R. and Beverly S. Holt Award for Excellence in Teaching

Dr. Patrick Hammett, Lecturer IV in Integrative Systems + Design (ISD) since 2013, has been named as the recipient of the 2021 Jon R. and Beverly S. Holt Award for Excellence in Teaching. The award is presented annually to one faculty member by the College of Engineering to recognize outstanding teaching.

Michael LaFramboise Named College of Engineering Distinguished Leadership Award Winner

The award is given to undergraduate and graduate students for outstanding leadership and service.