ISD News

The Cross Between Manufacturing and Business

Ziyan Xu sought business acumen to compliment the manufacturing engineering experience. Through the Multidisciplinary Design Program project, Xu spent time learning business at the Ross School of Business while completing an ISD Master of Engineering in Manufacturing degree.

Dr. Chinedum Okwudire Named ISD Associate Chair, Effective Jan. 1, 2019

It is a pleasure to announce that Chinedum Okwudire has been appointed the Associate Chair of Integrative Systems + Design, effective Jan 1, 2019.

Dr. Diann Brei receives ASME Award

Dr. Diann Brei, Chair of Integrative Systems + Design, was awarded the ASME 2018 Adaptive Structures & Materials Award at the Conference on Smart Materials, Adaptive Structures and Intelligent Systems (SMASIS) on September 10-12, 2018, in San Antonio, Texas.

Art Hyde Keynote Speaker at 2018 Annual INCOSE Great Lakes Regional Conference

Art Hyde, Adjunct Professor for Integrative Systems + Design and a past Chief Engineer for Ford Global Product Development System, was a keynote speaker at the 2018 International Council on System Engineering (INCOSE) Great Lakes 12th Regional Conference in Indianapolis, Indiana. He spoke about Lean Systems Design and its creation.

2018 ISD Alumni Award Recipient

ISD congratulates Chris LaFleur, Doctorate of Engineering in Manufacturing Engineering alumna, on earning the 2018 Alumni Merit Award during Homecoming Week Chris LaFleur returned ?home? …

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Dr. Diann Brei Named Next ISD Chair

Dr. Diann Brei has been named the new chair of Integrative Systems + Design (ISD), effective July 19, 2018.

Student Profile – Best Paper Winner Pooya Alavian

Since childhood, Pooya Alavian has known that he would one day take over his family’s business: a metal enamel factory that his father created before Pooya was born. Pooya grew up watching his father work diligently to improve the factory, and he worked alongside his father as much as possible.

Alumni Profile – Beth Ann Less

When Beth Ann Less arrived at the University of Michigan as an undergraduate student, she hit the ground running (and biking, and swimming). She participated …

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2018 Integrative Systems + Design Departmental Faculty Award

ISD congratulates Dr. Suljo Linic on winning the 2018 Integrative Systems + Design Departmental Faculty Award. This honor is bestowed upon faculty who achieve ?high …

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Student Profile – Benjamin Jeong

Benjamin Jeong is a dedicated student, and after the fall 2017 semester, he will be a Michigan Alumnus twice over. Currently working towards his Master …

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