ISD News

Professor Robert Bordley Provides a Systems Engineering Approach to Reopening Schools

As K-12 and higher education schools across the country prepare to reopen, there have been recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and local and state governments.

Alisyn Malek Honored with 2020 ISD Alumni Award

In recognition of her impact on the Integrative Systems + Design (ISD) community, ISD is proud to announce Alisyn Malek (BS ‘08, ESE ‘12) as the 2020 ISD Alumni Award winner. Alisyn was chosen as this year’s award winner because of her combination of leadership, technical aptitude and business acumen, as well as her artistic flair.

Jiacheng Liu Selected as the 2019 ISD Outstanding Capstone Award Winner

Jiacheng Liu, an alumna from the Manufacturing Master’s program, won the 2019 ISD Outstanding Capstone Award. The award is presented annually to the capstone design project that demonstrated outstanding impact, excellent contributions to practice, exemplary deployment of classroom material in an industrial application, excellent quality of the project work, and great potential value-added benefits for the sponsor.

John Meluso Announced as Recipient of Distinguished Leadership Award for DEI

John Meluso, PhD received the Distinguished Leadership Award for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, for his strong leadership and communication abilities in the Design Science program.

Student Profile-Dow Sustainability Fellow Merritt Dailey

The Dow Sustainability Fellows Program works with interdisciplinary groups of students from different UM colleges and backgrounds– from public policy to environmental engineering– on sustainability challenges.

Shuhaib Nawawi Awarded Richard F. and Eleanor A. Towner Prize

The College of Engineering honored ESE graduate Shuhaib Nawawi for his excellent research in sustainable energy as well as his leadership and service to the community.

Student Profile-Dow Sustainability Fellow Elena Essa

The Dow Sustainability Fellows Program works with interdisciplinary groups of students from different colleges and backgrounds, on sustainability issues with an outside stakeholder.

ISD Chair, Diann Brei Awarded MLK Spirit Award

University of Michigan’s MLK Symposium to honor and commemorate the life and legacy of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Professor Epureanu Honored

Six faculty members have been recognized for outstanding contributions to undergraduate education as 2019’s Arthur F. Thurnau Professors.

A Balancing Act: Graduate Studies and Varsity Cheerleader

As a Sequential Undergraduate/Graduate Studies* (SUGS) student and cheerleader for the football and basketball teams, time management is always a concern for Hallie Byles as she completes her master’s degree.