The NSF Engineering Design and Systems Design Grantees Meeting at Clemson University, with ISE design faculty (and two of their recent PhD students). The purpose of the meeting was to define the state of the art, and shape future directions. Pictured (left to right): Girish Krishnan, James Allison, Conrad Tucker (Harrison Kim's Phd student, now at Penn State), Sara Behdad (Deborah Thurston's PhD student, now at SUNY Buffalo), Harrison Kim, and Deborah Thurston.


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Professor Deborah Thurston with former ISE undergraduates, Auburn University Professor Rich Sesek, and Dean of Engineering at University of Massachusetts-Lowell Joe Hartman, at a chance meeting at the Industrial Engineering Research Conference in Montreal, June 2014.