Healthcare Systems Engineering

Awards & Recognition

Healthcare Systems Engineering Institute Research Associate Salah Haridy wins the Richard A. Freund International Scholarship from the American Society for Quality

August 20, 2014 The Richard A. Freund International Scholarship is awarded to graduate students who have demonstrated outstanding study in the areas of quality assurance, control, improvement, and management. Along with the prestige and recognition, the scholarship comes with a $5,000 award..." View article


Institute of Industrial Engineers awards Dwight D. Gardner Scholarship to former HSyE Co-op Student Ashley Tokarz

May 7, 2014 The Dwight D. Gardner Scholarship is given yearly in recognition of outstanding undergraduate study of industrial engineering at an accredited institution, and comes with an award of $3,000. Industrial engineering department heads and faculty advisors are eligible to nominate students for this distinction. From the pool of nominees, three students of exceptional merit are selected to receive the award..." View article


HSyE Co-op Student Adam Perruzzi wins the College of Engineering Ferretti Award

April 29, 2014 The College of Engineering at Northeastern University annually gives out the Alfred J. Ferretti Award to Mechanical and Industrial Engineering students, in recognition of academic excellence. This year, current HSyE co-op student Adam Perruzzi received this honor..." View article


Serpil Mutlu and Rachel Miller win Society for Health Systems Paper Competition

January 10, 2014 Rachel and Serpil submitted a paper titled "Optimizing Resident-based Teamlet Schedules to Improve Continuity in Primary Care" based on research they conducted at the Healthcare Systems Engineering Institute. They were awarded a $1,000 prize, and additional $500 stipend that will allow them to attend the Healthcare Systems Process Improvement Conference in late February..." View article


Salah Haridy wins 2013 Mary G. and Joseph Natrella Scholarship from Quality & Productivity Community

April 12, 2013 The Quality & Productivity Community of the American Statistical Association has awarded the 2013 Mary G. and Joseph Natrella Scholarship to Salah Haridy, a post-doctoral research associate at the Healthcare Systems Engineering Institute. Along with a $3,500 award, Dr. Haridy has also won the opportunity to attend, and present his research at the Quality & Productivity Research Conference in Niskayuna, New York..." View article


Undergraduate research assistant Kendall Sanderson wins the 2013 Northeastern University Outstanding Cooperative Education Award

February 11, 2013 Kendall Sanderson, senior industrial engineering student at Northeastern University and research assistant at Healthcare Systems Engineering Institute, has been selected for the Outstanding Cooperative Education Award, given annually to a select few Northeastern University students who have demonstrated outstanding achievement in their experiential learning..." View article


Society for Health Systems recognizes Dr. James Benneyan, Executive Director of the Healthcare Systems Engineering Institute, with Lifetime Achievement Award

November 26, 2012 Dr. James Benneyan is among ten individuals to be recognized at the 2013 Society of Health Systems Conference. He is receiving this designation is recognition of his significant contribution and continued dedication to the field of healthcare systems engineering..." View article


Healthcare Systems Engineering Institute Faculty Advisor Dr. Vinod Sahney receives Lifetime Achievement Award from Society for Health Systems

November 26, 2012 Dr. Vinod Sahney is one of ten people selected to be honored at the 2013 Society of Health Systems Conference for his significant contribution to the healthcare industrial engineering profession..." View article


Dr. James Benneyan named a Fellow of the Institute of Industrial Engineers at annual national conference

May 24, 2012 In recognition of his outstanding leadership in the profession of healthcare systems engineering, Dr. James Benneyan has been selected for the Fellow Award from the Institute of Industrial Engineers. He was among twelve to receive this honor at the most recent national IIE conference, which is held annually..." View article


Undergraduate research assistant Kendall Sanderson wins scholarship from the Society for Health Systems

January 13, 2012 The Society for Health Systems has awarded its annual scholarship to HSyE research assistant Kendal Anderson. The award includes a $1,000 gift, and an additional stipend covering travel and registration for the Society for Health Systems annual conference. This award is given annually to students who are active members of SHS and have excellent academic standing at their university..." View article


Dr. Vinod Sahney wins Frank and Lillian Gilbreth Award from the Society for Health Systems

June 7, 2010 The Society for Health Systems has named Dr. Vinod Sahney as the recipient of their prestigious lifetime achievement distinction, the Frank and Lillian Gilbreth Award, in recognition of his significant contribution and dedication to the field of health care..." View article