Tag: industrial and systems

Davis to head new Center for Occupational Safety, Ergonomics and Injury Prevention

Auburn University has established a new interdisciplinary center in the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering. The Center for Occupational Safety, Ergonomics and Injury Prevention is housed in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering and focuses on improving quality of life and economic development in the state and region through the training of graduate students…




53 Game-changers: Greg Harris

For Greg Harris, the Auburn Engineering experience has come full circle. A 1981 graduate with a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering, Harris returned in 2016 as an associate professor of industrial and systems engineering and director of the Southern Alliance for Advanced Vehicle Manufacturing. During the past 35 years, he has put his engineering talents…




Recognizing a good thing

The Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering recently achieved a milestone – receiving accreditation status from the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES) for its Occupational Safety and Ergonomics and Occupational Injury Prevention programs. This is the first year the program has achieved this level of accreditation according to Sean Gallagher, associate professor in the…




ErgoDivas

The ErgoDivas, Auburn University’s ergonomics team, took top honors among 36 teams from across the U.S. and the world to win the 7th Annual Ergonomics Design Competition. The competition consisted of teams assessing ergonomic hazards in assigned work tasks and identifying solutions to those hazards. The event was divided into three areas: a preliminary problem,…




Into the Lab: Industrial and Systems Engineering

The Samuel Ginn College of Engineering is leading the effort to examine, refine and improve the world of advanced vehicle manufacturing. The Southern Alliance for Advanced Vehicle Manufacturing, under a grant from the National Science Foundation, is envisioned as a research-based center to guide vehicular manufacturing companies on improving their capabilities and facilities. Auburn Engineering…