The Department of Systems Science and Industrial Engineering invites you to join us at the following events.

Student Presentations/Dissertations/Defenses

Thesis Defense

April 19th, 2017 (8AM - 10AM) @BI 1610, ITC: Namrata V. Shetty
" Route Optimization For Warehouse Picking Using Vehicle Routing Model and Simulation"

April 24th, 2017 (8AM - 10aM) @ EB R3: Young Min Joung 
Job Scheduling in Semiconductor Final Testing with Multiple Dispatching Rules

April 26th, 2017 (10AM - 12PM) @ CPODS Conference Room: Mandana Rezaeiahari 
"Stochastic Modeling and Optimization Of Patient Scheduling at Destination Medical Centers"

April 26th, 2017 (1PM - 3PM) @ EB R3: Nasim Nezamoddini 
Network Optimization and Resource Allocation under Uncertainty: Application and Theory in Supply Chain and Smart Grid

April 27th, 2017 (10AM - 11:30AM) @ EB-R3: Pradeep Bagavan                                         Machine Learning Ensembles Predicting Liver Transplantation Outcomes From Imbalanced Data

April 27th, 2017 (3PM - 4PM) @ EB-R3: Mark Sellers 
"Why Is 'Systems Thinking' So Rare?"

Outside Speakers/CoCo Seminars

CoCo Seminars will be held on Wednesdays at 8:30-9:30am (unless otherwise noted) in Engineering Building H-9 (Knoll-MacDonald Commons / Watson Commons)

Contact Hiroki Sayama ( or Andreas Pape ( for more information or visit the website ( 


April 19 (11AM - 12PM): Gourab Ghoshal (University of Rochester)
"Urban Socioeconomic Patterns Revealed through Morphology of Travel Routes"

April 21 (Friday: 1PM - 2PM): Dr. Xiao Liu (IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center)
"A Statistical Modeling Approach for Spatio-Temporal Data and Its Applications"

April 24th, 2017 (11:15AM-12:15PM): Dr. Hongcheng Liu (University Union 103)

"High-Dimensional Learning for Data-Driven Medical Decision-Making"

May 19 (4PM - 7PM)  @ Barnes & Noble - Book Signing with Joseph Paris
Celebrating the launch of "State of Readiness-Operational Excellence as Precursor to becoming a High Performance Organization" by Joseph Paris, Barnes & Noble has organized a special book signing in the author's hometown of Vestal, New York. 


Student Events

The Focus: A seminar presented by Human Factors and Ergonomics Society with Systems Engineer Lockheed Martin

In addition to listening to her experience at the company, we will also be including a question and answer portion, so please come prepared with any questions you may have! We ask that you please dress in Business Casual attire. If a hands-on information session with an industry professional isn't enticing enough, we will be serving pizza and other finger foods during the event, and one attendee will be the lucky winner of a Starbucks gift card! 

Wednesday, April 5th 2017
6:00 - 7:00 pm
EB R3 (SSIE Dept.)


Conferences Hosted  At Binghamton University

2017 Spring Quality Day Conference: "Engineering Quality Into Product Design And Processes"

All are welcome to attend as the American Society of Quality, along with IEEE will be hosting Quality Day this year in order to provide insight into the role quality plays in designing products and processes. The way engineers think, quality and safety in power systems, and managing risk will be presented by highly respected and experienced educators and professionals. 

Saturday, May 6th 2017
8:45am - 2:45pm
Innovative Technologies Center (ITC)
Click Here to RSVP


Student Information Sessions for those Interested in Applying to Graduate Programs

Graduate Programs Open House - missed the last open house? Contact us. 

Next Open House for Admitted Graduate Students is April 8. A link to RSVP will be posted soon. Contact us if you would like more information sooner. 

What is Systems Science? Graduate Opportunities Open House - TBA 

Other Conferences in which our Faculty/Students are Participating

Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE) Conference & Expo 

May 20 - 23, 2017 - Pittsburgh, PA

Intelligent Maintenance Decision Making for Manufacturing Systems Symposium 

June 4 - 8, 2017 - University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California

Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) Workshop on Network Science - July 13 - 14, 2017 - Pittsburgh, PA

ECAL 2017: The European Conference on Artificial Life 2017 

September 4 - 8, 2017 - Lyon, France

The 2017 Conference on Complex Systems 2017 (CCS’17) 

September 17 - 22, 2017 - Cancun, Mexico


For more information on any of the above events, please contact

Last Updated: 4/21/17