Informs UH Chapter

Informs UH Chapter INFORMS Student Chapter at University of Houston INFORMS student chapter is a venue for learning, a catalyst for professional advancement, and an opportunity for camaraderie.

Within this chapter, student members from business, engineering, and computer science programs can join with faculty to organize seminars and discussion groups about new methods and applications of OR/MS. The chapter also enables students to go beyond the bounds of course work and institution as they engage in research activities that lay the groundwork for their future as professionals operations research, management sciences and industrial engineering. Of course, occasional social outings enjoyably round out an INFORMS student chapter's calendar.

Mission: 1. To foster an interest in OR and MS among students from diverse disciplines at universities located in greater Houston area. 2. To provide a channel between academia and industry in Houston area. 3. To encourage, facilitate and reward excellence in research, teaching, and industry practices.

Operating as usual

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11/19/2019

Informs UH Chapter's cover photo

Hello All,INFORMS is organizing Professional Headshots event on this Thursday, 8th November from 11am to 3pm. You can us...
11/07/2018

Hello All,

INFORMS is organizing Professional Headshots event on this Thursday, 8th November from 11am to 3pm. You can use this on various professional platforms of your choice.
Please be in formals. If you are unable to arrange your formals, kindly contact the University Career Services.
Kindly click on the link below to register.

https://goo.gl/forms/Pm4h3IXodK97LtLp1

Manning School of Business, University of Massachusetts Lowell is holding a Ph.D. Open House and a WebinarAre you intere...
09/21/2018
Doctoral Program | Programs | Manning School of Business | UMass Lowell

Manning School of Business, University of Massachusetts Lowell is holding a Ph.D. Open House and a Webinar

Are you interested in pursuing a Ph.D. degree in Management Science?



Located 30 miles northwest of beautiful city of Boston, UMass Lowell has over 18,000 students and is the second largest public university in Massachusetts. The Manning School has over 3,000 undergraduate and graduate students, is accredited by the AACSB-International and a nationally ranked research institution. We will be holding an open house on September 25 and a webinar on September 26 for potential candidates who will be considered for Fall 2019. This Ph.D. program accommodates full-time students (with graduate assistantship support) as well as part-time students who work full-time in industry.



For more info and RSVP visit: https://www.uml.edu/MSB/Programs/Doctoral-Program/



#business #analytics #businessanalytics #decisionanalytics #decisionsciences #datascience #datamining #dataanalytics #statistics #mathematics #engineering #managementscience #operationsresearch #industrialengineering

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Asil OZTEKIN, Ph.D.
Associate Editor of Decision Sciences journal (Business Analytics section)
Associate Editor of Decision Support Systems journal
Coordinating Editor of Information Systems Frontiers journal
Area Editor of Business Analytics & Big Data for Journal of Modelling in Management
Chair of INFORMS Data Mining Section
Business Analytics Track Chair of Decision Sciences Institute 2018 Conference
Associate Professor of Analytics & Operations Management, Manning School of Business
Coordinator of Ph.D. Concentration in Management Science
Participating Faculty of UMASS Biomedical Engineering & Biotechnology Program
University of Massachusetts Lowell
Phone: 978-934-2714
My Google-Scholar Page
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Apply in 2018 to begin in fall 2019. Attend the September 25, 2018 Open House to learn more. New cohorts are accepted every other year and start in the fall of odd-numbered years.

Six Sigma Green Belt Training for UH Student! Hurry register today!
09/09/2018

Six Sigma Green Belt Training for UH Student! Hurry register today!

10/20/2016
Performance Improvement Engineering Intern

HCA Healthcare is recruiting now for their Performance Improvement Engineering Internship Program (formerly Management Engineering Internship). This will be the sixth year of the program. They are asking that the students apply by November 4 (link below).

The program runs from Tuesday, May 30 to Friday, August 4 (10 weeks). Students will be responsible for identifying and financially supporting their own housing arrangements. The interns will be paid $15 an hour and be expected to work 40 hours a week.

They will be taking student applications until November 4. Apply online at the job link is below.

https://hca.taleo.net/careersection/10147/jobdetail.ftl?job=PIE2017INR&lang=en



Qualifications:

· Current Juniors enrolled in a bachelor degree program focused on Industrial, Computer or Biomedical Engineering

· Current Seniors graduating with a Bachelor Degree in Industrial, Computer or Biomedical Engineering with the plans to attend graduate school in the fall

· Current first year graduate students pursuing an MBA, MHA or MEM degrees who have completed a bachelor’s degree in Engineering

· Strong analytical skills

· Good “systems” thinker and organizational skills

· Strong verbal and written communication skills

· Strong computer skills (experience with Excel required)



Internship Locations:

· Richmond, VA

· Austin, TX

· Denver, CO

· Las Vegas, NV

· Kansas City, MO

· San Antonio, TX

· Charleston, SC

· Franklin, TN

· Brentwood, TN

· St. Petersburg/Tampa, FL

· Tallahassee, FL

· Dallas, TX

· Houston, TX

· Salt Lake City, UT

· Fort Lauderdale, FL

Click the link provided to see the complete job description.

Thank You Guys! Hope you all enjoyed the fun time. It was great to have you all... :D
10/07/2016

Thank You Guys!

Hope you all enjoyed the fun time.

It was great to have you all... :D

Thank You Guys!

Hope you all enjoyed the fun time.

It was great to have you all... :D

10/06/2016

See you guys @ 6:00 for 2 hours of fun!

10/03/2016

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT:

Hello Guys,

R-Programming tutorial will NOT be held on 4th October 2016 (tomorrow) as our Instructor is caught up with some work.

We will let you know the new date, time and venue soon.

Thank You for your cooperation.

- INFORMS Team

Hey Guys,So next in line for the tutorial series is 'R programming'. Its on 4th October 2016. This time it will be in N3...
09/30/2016

Hey Guys,

So next in line for the tutorial series is 'R programming'.

Its on 4th October 2016.
This time it will be in N382, Engineering Building 1.
Starts at 6:00 pm.
As always Free Food and Drinks :D

Thank you guys for attending the Excel Solver Tutorial session. I would like to ask you a favor. Please go to the link b...
09/22/2016
Have your say: Did you guys find the Excel Solver Tutorial helpful?

Thank you guys for attending the Excel Solver Tutorial session. I would like to ask you a favor. Please go to the link below and let us know if you think today's session was helpful.
https://goo.gl/N01u5f
If you have any thoughts/comments on how we can improve our next software tutorial sessions, please kindly comment it under this post.

Voice your opinion on the poll: Did you guys find the Excel Solver Tutorial helpful?

It was fun having you guys today!
09/22/2016

It was fun having you guys today!

It was fun having you guys today!

See You guys today at 6pm!
09/21/2016

See You guys today at 6pm!

Hey Guys, Our first tutorial for this semester is here... Topic: Excel Solver * Please bring your laptops, this is a han...
09/19/2016

Hey Guys,

Our first tutorial for this semester is here...

Topic: Excel Solver
* Please bring your laptops, this is a hands-on tutorial.
When: 21st September 2016 | 6:00 pm
Location: N61, Engineering Building 1 (Basement)

As always Food and Drinks on us!

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship seminar starting at 3pm in W205 Cullen building 2
09/09/2016

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship seminar starting at 3pm in W205 Cullen building 2

09/09/2016
Membership - INFORMS

BECOME AN INFORMS MEMBER !
https://www.informs.org/Membership

Why should I join INFORMS? You'll be in very good company.

INFORMS is the leading association for operations researchers and analytics professionals, providing top journals, exciting conferences, certification and continuing education, and valuable member benefits.
INFORMS members are operations researchers and analytics professionals who work for corporations, consulting groups, military, the government, and health care. Many are academics who teach operations research, management science, analytics and other quantitative sciences in engineering and business schools.
INFORMS members live in North and South America, Europe, Asia, and throughout the world.
INFORMS includes masters- and Ph.D.-level members, as well as students working toward their degrees.

The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences

A brand new INFORMS competition that provides real-world workplace experience for undergraduate and master’s level stude...
09/08/2016
Home - INFORMS O.R. & Analytics Student Team Competition

A brand new INFORMS competition that provides real-world workplace experience for undergraduate and master’s level students.

Student teams are given the same business problem, data sets, and access to software to solve a challenging problem using an OR/analytics approach. A panel of industry and academic experts judge written submissions based on teams’ use of the full analytics process, from framing the problem to methodology selection, data use, model building and innovation. Teams selected as finalists present their solutions to a judging panel at the INFORMS Business Analytics Conference in April, with the winners announced at the conference.

http://connect.informs.org/oratc/home

P.S.
Hey guys, if you are interested in participating in this competition contact us we can work on it as a team.

The site home page

Thank you all guys for coming to our 1st General Meet.     Hope to see you all for all the other events planned for this...
09/08/2016

Thank you all guys for coming to our 1st General Meet.

Hope to see you all for all the other events planned for this semester.. :D

Thank you all guys for coming to our 1st General Meet.

Hope to see you all for all the other events planned for this semester.. :D

Career Fair Preparation: Information Sessions & Workshops
09/06/2016

Career Fair Preparation: Information Sessions & Workshops

09/06/2016
Career Fairs | Engineering Career Center

CULLEN COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING, FALL 2016 CAREER FAIR
http://career.egr.uh.edu/career-fairs

The Cullen College of Engineering, in conjunction with three professional student organizations (SHPE, NSBE and SWE), hosts a Fall and Spring Career Fair. Career Fairs are a great way for employers to meet and interact with large groups of students to promote their organization and meet their recrui...

MONSANTO TRAVEL AWARD, for annual INFORMS Conference!Purpose:The Monsanto Travel Award will reimburse recipients for up ...
08/10/2016
2016 Annual Meeting

MONSANTO TRAVEL AWARD, for annual INFORMS Conference!

Purpose:
The Monsanto Travel Award will reimburse recipients for up to $1,300 in costs associated with travel participating in the INFORMS Annual Meeting.

Eligibility:
The award is open to male or female students who are currently members of the Forum on Women in OR/MS (WORMS)*. Recipients must be officially participating in the INFORMS Annual Meeting, including giving an oral or poster presentation, acting as session chair or participating in the Combined Colloquia. Eligibility is limited to current students. Up to $1,300 in expenses will be reimbursed upon submittal of receipts to INFORMS staff to cover costs such as travel (transportation, accommodation, and meals).

Application Procedures:
Applications are due September 2, 2016. Applicants should email Michael Rosenberg ([email protected]) and Renata Konrad ([email protected]) with the following information:
1. Subject line should be WORMS Monsanto Travel AWARD
2. Statement of Purpose (not to exceed 500 words) including
a. Research Interests;
b. Ties to INFORMS - please provide the title of the presentation, session or Colloquium you are participating in and your role;
3. A Letter of Recommendation
4. The nominee’s résumé and other items as appropriate.
The selection committee will consist of Monsanto’s representation along with the officers of WORMS. The selection committee will assess the applications based on the Statement of Purpose and Letter of Recommendation. Priorities will be given to students whose research is applicable to agricultural business. Recipients will be notified by the selection committee no later than September 15, 2016. Recipients should submit all receipts for reimbursement to Michael and Renata no later than 30 days following conclusion of the conference.

The award will be presented to the winner during WORMS luncheon at the 2016 INFORMS Annual Meeting. The winner will be highlighted in Monsanto websites and blogs.

http://meetings2.informs.org/wordpress/nashville2016/

The 2016 INFORMS Annual Meeting Nashville is an opportunity to bring together leading academics, industry experts, students, INFORMS members, and representatives of government agencies. Come present to 5,000 plus attendees and join intriguing plenary and semi-plenary presentations; panel discussions...

Don't miss the Career Fair for Campus Jobs!!
08/09/2016

Don't miss the Career Fair for Campus Jobs!!

Campus Jobs for Coogs is tomorrow from 1PM to 4PM in the UH Student Center!

Follow us on Instagram and Twitter for LIVE updates throughout the event or to ASK us questions: @CoogCareers or #CJCF16

Are you interested in a career in #datascience?We are hosting an Info Session with Insight Data Science on August 30 at ...
08/07/2016

Are you interested in a career in #datascience?
We are hosting an Info Session with Insight Data Science on August 30 at 4pm. This info session is open to ALL classification and ALL majors interested in data science. The presenter will specifically discuss the Insight Data Fellowship Program. For more information, check out their website: http://insightdatascience.com/
We ask that interested students RSVP for the Info Session in Cougar Pathway.

Are you interested in a career in #datascience?

We are hosting an Info Session with Insight Data Science on August 30 at 4pm. This info session is open to ALL classification and ALL majors interested in data science. The presenter will specifically discuss the Insight Data Fellowship Program. For more information, check out their website: http://insightdatascience.com/

We ask that interested students RSVP for the Info Session in Cougar Pathway.

[CC: UH College of Natural Sciences & Mathematics (NSM) and UH Cullen College of Engineering]

03/19/2015

The Scope of Conference:
The conference scope includes but is not limited to applications of OR/MS in the following areas
• Healthcare
• Energy
• Business Analytics
• Manufacturing
• Safety and Reliability
• Quality Management
• Project Management
• Transportation
• Service Systems

03/19/2015

UH Annual Industrial Engineering Research Conference & Expo, 2015 Important Dates:

• Deadline for paper abstract submission: March 15, 2015
• Decision notification on papers: March 25, 2015
• Deadline for submitting electronic files for the posters and capstone projects: March 30, 2015
• Deadline for Registration: March 30, 2015
• Conference Date: April 24, 2015

Timeline Photos
03/19/2015

Timeline Photos

01/27/2015

INFORMS Student Chapter at UH calls for nominations to elect the 2015 Executive Board!
If you think that someone (including yourself) would be a good candidate for one of the following openings, please send your nomination to the election committee at [email protected] by 5:00 PM Thursday January 29, 2015. The election date will be announced soon.
-President
-Vice President
-Secretary
-Treasurer
-Webmaster
-Business Outreach Coordinator
-Activity Coordinator

We are very delighted to have Dr. Zhu Han of ECE department as our INFORM speaker on this Friday November, 21, 2014 at 1...
11/17/2014

We are very delighted to have Dr. Zhu Han of ECE department as our INFORM speaker on this Friday November, 21, 2014 at 10:00 AM. He will be speaking on big data analytics for smart grids. The venue will be at L2D2 Auditorium, Cullen College of Engineering.

Jaeyoung is going to have a tutorial on GAMS on this Thursday, November 13, 2014, from 1:30 pm to 4:00 pm, in IE Graduat...
11/10/2014

Jaeyoung is going to have a tutorial on GAMS on this Thursday, November 13, 2014, from 1:30 pm to 4:00 pm, in IE Graduate Lab. Please RSVP to [email protected]

We are delighted to have Dr. Andrew Boyd as our INFORMS speaker on this Friday November 14, 2014, at 10:00 am,  in L2D2 ...
11/10/2014

We are delighted to have Dr. Andrew Boyd as our INFORMS speaker on this Friday November 14, 2014, at 10:00 am, in L2D2 Auditorium. In his talk, he will explain how container shipping enabled the global supply chain. Looking forward to see you all.

The INFORMS General Meeting#2
09/29/2014

The INFORMS General Meeting#2

The INFORMS General Meeting#1
09/29/2014

The INFORMS General Meeting#1

09/23/2014

INFORMS Studnet Chapter at UH first general meeting will hold on
Monday, Sep 29 2014 12pm-1pm
Room W205.

FREE FOOD!!!

RSVP

[email protected]

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Volunteers Needed for the INFORMS Annual Meeting! Each volunteer will get a free registration ($200 value) for the conference. Volunteer is required to cover two shifts (max 8 hours) in order to be eligible for free registration. Email Jessica Bennett ([email protected]) if you are interested. *Available slots are shown in the picture.