Engineering Management and Systems Engineering

Missouri S&T fetal heart rate research uses big data to reduce childbirth risks

Posted by on March 5, 2018

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Giving birth to a child can be described as a sacred, spiritual and life-changing experience. It can also be fraught with pain, fear, complications and injury to both child and mother. For Dr. Steve Corns, associate professor of engineering management and systems engineering, the key to removing some of the uncertainty associated with giving birth may lie not with woman or man, but with machine — machine learning, to be precise.

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Missouri S&T engineering students assist local governments as project management consultants

Posted by on December 4, 2017

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As far as undergraduate course schedules go, Dr. Joan Schuman’s Introduction to Project Management class meets at a reasonable time: twice weekly for 75 minutes in the late morning. But for Missouri S&T senior Sergey Isayko and his three classmates, advising the city of St. Robert on a plan to install solar-powered streetlights in a newly annexed neighborhood meant numerous trips after dark to the Fort Leonard Wood bedroom community, population 5,750, located about 30 miles southwest of Rolla.

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Former engineering management chair Henry Sineath dies

Posted by on October 11, 2017

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Dr. Henry Howard Sineath, professor emeritus of engineering management at Missouri University of Science and Technology, died on Oct. 8. He was 95.

Sineath, known to friends and colleagues alike as “Dr. Si,” joined the university in 1976 as a visiting professor of engineering management after a 25-year career in industry. He established the school’s packaging program the following year and also served as its second chair of engineering management, succeeding program founder Dr. Bernard Sarchet.

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Ozark Biomedical Initiative Research Symposium to be held Aug. 19

Posted by on August 10, 2017

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Researchers from Missouri S&T and Phelps County Regional Medical Center who received funding from the Ozark Biomedical Initiative (OBI) will present their research as part of the OBI Research Symposium Saturday, Aug. 19.

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Suzanna Long named chair of engineering management and systems engineering

Posted by on May 17, 2017

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Dr. Suzanna Long, professor of engineering management and systems engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has been named chair of the department. The appointment takes effect July 1.

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S&T Academy of Engineering Management inducts a new member

Posted by on April 21, 2017

An engineering management professional with ties to Missouri University of Science and Technology was inducted into the Missouri S&T Academy of Engineering Management on Thursday, April 20.

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Fix-it fixation

Posted by on January 17, 2017

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Brandt and Nicole Genz never envisioned careers as small-business owners flourishing amid the 21st century version of the Arts and Crafts Movement. But after earning engineering degrees in Rolla, the St. Louis couple is now carving out an unexpected expertise in the home design market as the creative and managerial forces behind Rescued Furnishings and Designs.

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Changing the game one hat at a time

Posted by on November 29, 2016

“If one week of feeling horrible can give someone else even one enjoyable day out of the hospital, I would do it as often as possible.” That was the mentality of Ashley Allegri when she donated for “Be The Match,” a worldwide bone marrow transplantation network that provides support and resources for patients and donors. This past September, Allegri spent five hours in a hospital bed donating bone marrow to an anonymous recipient.

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From shop class to the boardroom

Posted by on October 4, 2016

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Training engineers to manage complex organizations is now accepted practice on many college campuses as well as in the modern workplace.
Combining the worlds of technical-oriented problem solvers and bottom-line number crunchers into its own academic discipline? A half-century ago, that notion took root not in a corporate boardroom, but on the campus of what is now Missouri University of Science and Technology.

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S&T students offered Black Belt certification

Posted by on September 23, 2016

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It’s all about making them more attractive to industry.

Students in Missouri University of Science and Technology’s engineering management and systems engineering (EMSE) department have the chance to earn Six Sigma Green Belt and Six Sigma Black Belt certification. The certifications are indicators of expertise in process improvement. Missouri S&T is the first university selected by the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE) to offer Black Belt certification.

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