Problem Solved: The IISE Podcast

Problem Solved: The IISE Podcast
Conversations with industrial and systems engineers about their work, ideas and solutions.

Disaster Response and Sustainability with Liz McCartney
Aug 15 • 42 min
After Hurricane Katrina struck the U.S. Gulf Coast in 2005, Washington, D.C., teacher Liz McCartney and lawyer Zack Rosenberg wanted to help. Their efforts took them to New Orleans where they founded the nonprofit St. Bernard’s Project to rebuild homes…
Engineering at Chick-fil-A with David B. Reid, P.E.
Jul 15 • 41 min
IISE’s Michael Hughes chats with Chick-fil-A Inc.’s manager of production design, David B. Reid, P.E., to learn more about how the popular American fast food company uses industrial engineering to keep the company’s priority on the customer. Reid also…
Diversity In ISE with Sneha Sinha and Carlos Garza
Jun 14 • 51 min
Sneha Sinha, from Oregon State University, and Carlos Garza, from the University of Texas at Arlington, were two of four students leading a panel session on diversity at the IISE Annual Conference & Expo 2019 in May. A full room of attendees with…
The Buy-In For Ergonomics with Julia Abate and Monica V. Matlis
May 17 • 20 min
IISE’s Michael Hughes sits down with the co-chairs of the Applied Ergonomics Conference 2020, Julia Abate and Monica V. Matlis. The trio discuss the understated cultural role of ergonomics in our society, the challenges for professional ergonomists and…
Industrial Engineering and Essentialism with Kevin McManus
May 17 • 46 min
In this episode, IISE web editor David Brandt chats with IISE Fellow and ISE magazine columnist Kevin McManus about the discipline of Essentialism and what it has in common with industrial engineering. They also discuss the various ways ISEs apply best…
Interview with IISE President David Poirier
May 17 • 19 min
In our launch episode, we feature a discussion between IISE CEO Don Greene and David Poirier, IISE’s president-elect and CEO of The Poirier Group. They will discuss several topics including the early learnings that lead David to a career in industrial…