Ben-Arieh Honored with IISE Fellow Award

David Ben-Arieh, a professor in the IMSE department, was selected to receive the award of 2016 Fellow by the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers, or IISE (formerly IIE). He was presented with the award at the IISE annual conference in Anaheim, Calif. on May 23.

IISE is a global association of industrial and systems engineering professionals. The Fellow Award recognizes outstanding leaders who have made significant and nationally recognized contributions to the profession. It is the highest classification of IISE membership.

Ben-Arieh has been a faculty member in the IMSE department since 1990 and serves as a director of the Health Care Operations Resource Center. He specializes in decision theory and operations research with a specific focus in health care delivery systems and product development. Recently he has been collaborating with SORA Medical Solutions, LLC, to develop medical support technology.

In 2013, Ben-Arieh was awarded the Larry E. and Laurel Erickson Public Service Award from the Kansas State University College of Engineering. He has been awarded diplomate status for the Society for Health Systems, currently serves on the editorial boards for three national journals and is chair of the Human Factor SIG of American Telemedicine Association, a nationally recognized position.