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Department of Industrial Engineering, Tsinghua University

The Department of Industrial Engineering at Tsinghua University was established in September 2001. The founding chair professor and department head is Dr. Gavriel Salvendy, who is a Professor in the School of Industrial Engineering of Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana, USA, and the first Human Factors and Ergonomics expert who was elected to the National Academy of Engineering, USA.

CHPRA (Center for Human Performance and Risk Analysis)

CHPRA is organized to facilitate researcher interaction, promote new and innovative research, and transfer emerging results to business and government, responding flexibly to changing needs and challenges. The interdisciplinary nature of the center enhances research by facilitating the sharing of expertise, experience, and information across areas of specialization. The Center is also well positioned to partner with major corporations in high- technology industries to identify effective and efficient resource allocation strategies.

Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering

Univerisity at Buffalo, the State University of New York

The Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at UB is one of founding departments of the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, created in 1946. ISE faculty and students are working on research across the broad range of industrial and systems engineering disciplines - including operations research, production systems, manufacturing, quality, simulation, and human factors.