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IE master student won the IISE Best Student Paper Award

May 22, 2020


Lingyu Meng, the second-year Industrial Engineering master student, won the 1st Place of 2020 IISE Logistics and Supply Chain (LSC) Division Best Student Paper Competition, with his thesis advisor, Dr. Sasha Dong. The winning work is entitled “Ride Sharing Models of Disaster Response”, which proposes to integrate the concept of “ridesharing” into evacuation. With the development of sharing economy, ridesharing has the advantage of reducing congestion, saving travel time, and optimizing transportation mode to improve disaster evacuation efficiency.