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METRANS Faculty James Moore Takes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

Friday, September 26, 2014

James Moore Ice Bucket Challenge

On September 8, METRANS Faculty, USC Viterbi School of Engineering Vice Dean for Academic Programs and Professor of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISE), Civil Engineering, and Public Policy Professor, and President Elect of the Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE) James Moore joined the approximately one million new ALS donors to be doused in ice water to help raise funds for the disease. 

Moore, along with colleagues IIE President and Amazon Director Dennis Oates, and IIE Immediate Past President Dr. Kim LaScola Needy, Professor and Dean of Graduate School and International Education, Industrial Engineering (IE), University of Arkansas accepted the challenge of the IIE senior staff, who had been challenged by the faculty of the School of ISE at Georgia Tech. 

Moore, in turn, challenged Prof. Paul Griffin, Chair of the Marcus Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering at Penn State, president of the Council of Industrial Engineers Academic Department Heads (CIEADH), and master’s degree recipient from the USC Epstein ISE; Dr. Mica Endsley, a doctoral graduate of USC Epstein ISE, currently the Chief Scientist of the United States Air Force; IIE associate and Prof. John English, Dean of the University of Arkansas College of Engineering, Stanford engineering graduate school classmate Prof. Pamela Eibeck, President of the University of the Pacific; former USC Viterbi colleague Prof. Tom Katsouleas, Dean of the Pratt School of Engineering at Duke University; former USC Viterbi colleague Prof. Richard Miller, Founding President of Olin College; and IIE associate Prof. Joseph Hartman, Dean of the Francis College of Engineering at the University of Massachusetts, Lowell.

Video of Moore’s challenge can be viewed at:

Video of the IIE senior staff challenging Moore and colleagues can be viewed at

Additional information regarding the ALS Ice Bucket challenge can be found at