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Ruth and Elliott Sigal

Sigals Establish Rising Star Professorship in Industrial Engineering

Ruth and Elliott Sigal (BSIE 1973, MSIE 1973, PhD 1977) established a Rising Star Professorship in Industrial Engineering with a focus on improving healthcare delivery through a partnership with the Regenstrief Center for Healthcare Engineering. Read more...


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Krannert and Kelley business schools collaborating to help IU Health manage surge of Covid-19 patients

The interdisciplinary team of professors at Purdue’s Krannert School of Management and IU’s Kelley School of Business has been working since March 23, 2020 to develop a predictive model of the resources required for an adequate response to the pandemic. This includes both disease prediction and patient flow workload. Read more...


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Purdue Engineering-IUSM healthcare analytics approach can help hospitals forecast COVID-19 demand, prepare for future outbreaks

Purdue Engineering experts are collaborating with Indiana University School of Medicine (IUSM) colleagues to develop and implement a simulation model to help a major Indianapolis hospital overcome a key challenge in providing necessary care to all COVID-19 patients in need. Read more...