Computer & Information Systens Division News
November 2012                                                 Computer and Information Systems Division Website
President's message 
Cropped Hari Thiruvengada
Hari Thiruvengada
Dear IIE Computer and Information Systems (CIS) Division members,

We are now half way through our academic and program year for IIE's CIS division. Activities will culminate with our annual conference. Please click here to visit the website for the 2013 Conference, which will be held from May 18-22, 2013, in San Juan, Puerto Rico!

You should be able to find everything you need to plan all your activities for this conference. Please consider presenting at our CIS track. I sincerely hope to see you in San Juan at the conference and in particular at the Town Hall meeting. We would like to hear your suggestions and feedback as well as bring up CIS-related issues that we ought to discuss at the Town Hall.

For more information please check out our website.
IIE/ISERC 2013 Annual Conference - San Juan, Puerto Rico, May 18-22


The Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE) is sponsoring the Computers and Information Systems (CIS) Track at the 2013 Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference (ISERC). Please contribute to the conference by submitting an abstract.  

Read track chairs' message which includes subject areas, submittal process and deadlines

The CIS track is organized by Hari Thiruvengada. Please consider presenting in our track. 

Call for Abstracts/Papers

Deadline for abstract submission is Nov. 16

Abstracts are to be between 100 and 200 words.

Other Key Dates for Presenting at this Conference

  • Abstract submission: Nov. 16
  • Abstract acceptance notification: Dec. 5
  • Initial paper submission (optional): Jan. 11, 2013
  • Notification of paper acceptance: Feb. 22, 2013
  • Final paper submission: March 8, 2013
  • Presenting author registration: March 15, 2013

CIS Sponsorship

The Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE) Computer and Information Systems (CIS) Division is interested in seeking your sponsorship donation during the upcoming 2013 Industrial and System Engineering Research Conference As part of your sponsorship, you will have the opportunity to sponsor the CIS Division's activities, network with fellow CIS division members at the CIS Town Hall networking event, and receive special recognition for your generous donations at the annual conference.


The IIE CIS Division brings together members concerned with the cost-effective utilization of computer technology throughout organizations. Members are involved in the interface between management and computer system design, including procurement, procedures, and software selection.


To select a CIS cause and to make a sponsorship donation, click here.

Research gallery

One of the benefits of belonging to a professional society is the opportunity to share knowledge about various topics of interest.


Topic: Impact of User Centered Design on Training, Virtual Environments Human-in-the-loop Simulation, Sustainable Energy Initiatives and Product Design by Hari Thiruvengada, Senior Research Scientist, Knowledge Services Labs, Honeywell Automation & Control Solutions (ACS) Lab


Topic: Multidisciplinary Approaches to Controlling Large-scale Complex Systems by Seokcheon Lee, Assistant Professor, School of Industrial Engineering, Purdue University


Topic: Mathematical and Algorithmic Approaches for Artificial Intelligence Planning with Applications to Web Service Composition and Modular Product Design by John Jung-Woon Yoo, Assistant Professor, Department of Industrial & Manufacturing Engineering & Technology, Bradley University, Peoria, Ill.

WorldCIST'13 - The 2013 World Conference on Information Systems and Technologies
March 27-30
Algarve, Portugal
The 2013 World Conference on Information Systems and Technologies is a global forum for researchers and practitioners to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, results, experiences and concerns in the several perspectives of Information Systems and Technologies.

We are pleased to invite you to submit your papers to WorldCISTI'13. All submissions will be reviewed on the basis of relevance, originality, importance and clarity.

Click here for themes, types of submissions and decisions, publication and indexing, deadlines and other important dates

Your feedback is very important to us. Please let us know how we can make the division better. Please feel free to contact any of the board members.

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