ISE Ph.D. Students Chosen for 2020 IISE Doctoral Colloquium

Industrial and Systems Engineering Ph.D. students Najibesadat Sadatijafarkalaei and Seyed Sajjad Fazeli were recently chosen to present their research in the 2020 IISE Doctoral Colloquium, sponsored by the Council of Industrial Engineering Academic Department Heads. The exclusive program accepts only 40 students per year.

The virtual event will take place from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, October 31, and from 3 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, November 1. On the second day of the colloquium, participants will present a four-slide, four-minute PowerPoint that covers a significant problem and their unique research contribution, findings and future action. Each participant will be allotted a four-minute question and answer period.

Winners will be announced on Monday, November 2, and receive a combined prize total of $1,500. For more information about the 2020 IISE Doctoral Colloquium, visit