November 2022 Statler Circuit: Department Digest and Awards
Industrial and Management Systems Engineering
Graduate industrial engineering student Ahmed Shoyeb Raihan won first place in the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences’ annual poster competition. More than 200 students from around the world participated in the competition, which was held during the 2022 INFORMS Annual Meeting on October 16-19, in Indianapolis. After three rounds of evaluation, Shoyeb Raihan was crowned the winner for his poster that outline his research project titled “Toward Futuristic Autonomous Manufacturing Platform: A Surprise Reacting Experimentation Policy.” This research focuses on are investigating the possibility of an intelligent, autonomous cyber-physical system that will combine physical experiments with physics-guided affordable computer experiments and efficiently explore the high dimensional materials and manufacturing space. “INFORMS is the highest venue for presenting optimization and data science related research and this award brings great recognition for the IMSE department,” said Ashish Nimbarte, chair of the IMSE department.
Lane Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering
Members of the cyber security student organization, CyberWVU, placed 13th in the eighth annual CyberForce Competition. The event, which is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy and led by the Argonne National Laboratory, challenged 144 U.S. college and university teams from 35 states and Puerto Rico to thwart a simulated cyberattack. The competition aims to develop the next generation of cyber defenders by allowing students to learn and practice skills that will be relevant in careers safeguarding the nation’s critical energy sector, including power plants and renewable energy facilities. Members of the WVU team include computer science majors Heather Fetty, Katilyn Hepler, Sam Kidder and Mustafa Hussain.
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