Engineering Management & Systems Engineering

S&T academy honors two outstanding engineering management professionals

Posted by on April 22, 2016

Two engineering management professionals with ties to Missouri University of Science and Technology were inducted into the Missouri S&T Academy of Engineering Management on Thursday, April 21.

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Suzanna Long is Missouri S&T’s 2016 Woman of the Year

Posted by on April 20, 2016

Dr. Suzanna Long, interim chair and associate professor of engineering management and systems engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has been named the 2016 Woman of the Year by Missouri S&T. She was honored during a campus ceremony on Wednesday, April 20.

The Woman of the Year award is given annually in recognition of efforts to improve the campus environment for women and minorities. As part of the award, Long received a $2,000 stipend funded by Missouri S&T graduate Cynthia Tang, founder and former chair of Insight Industries Inc.

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Three S&T students selected for UM System entrepreneurship program

Posted by on January 22, 2016

Three Missouri University of Science and Technology students have been selected for the 2016 cohort of the University of Missouri System Entrepreneurial Scholars and Interns Program. A total of 18 students from the four UM System campuses were selected.

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Missouri S&T offers Six Sigma certification exam

Posted by on December 15, 2015

Missouri University of Science and Technology’s engineering management systems engineering program (EMSE) department has been approved as a Quality Training Provider (QTP) by the Institute of Industrial Engineers, allowing students to test for Six Sigma Green Belt certification.

Six Sigma is focused on reducing variation in processes, products and services, says Dr. Elizabeth Cudney, associate professor of engineering management systems engineering at Missouri S&T and director of the Design Engineering Center. Although it started in the 1980s in manufacturing, it is widely used in healthcare, pharmaceuticals and service industries. With a focus on improving processes, it can be used in any industry.

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41 S&T faculty members honored for outstanding teaching

Posted by on November 24, 2015

Forty-one Missouri University of Science and Technology faculty members will receive the Outstanding Teaching Award for 2014-2015. The winners will be recognized at a ceremony scheduled t 1:30 p.m. p.m. Monday, Nov. 30, in St. Pat’s Ballroom A of the Havener Center. The Outstanding Teaching Award is given each year to faculty members by the Outstanding Teaching Award Committee, which bases its selections on student evaluations.

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Long named ASEM Fellow

Posted by on November 20, 2015

Dr. Suzanna Long, interim chair and associate professor of engineering management and systems engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology, has been named an American Society of Engineering Management Fellow, the society’s highest honor.

Candidates must have a minimum of eight years of continuous membership in ASEM with significant achievement in the field of engineering management in addition to distinguished service and contributions to the society.

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Missouri S&T kicks off Sarchet seminar series

Posted by on October 1, 2015

In advance of its 50th anniversary in fall 2016, the engineering management and systems engineering department at Missouri University of Science and Technology is launching the Bernie Sarchet Graduate Seminar Series.

The series is named after Dr. Bernie Sarchet, who joined Missouri S&T in the mid-1960s as the founding chair of the engineering management department.

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Project merges Missouri S&T, MoDOT

Posted by on July 13, 2015

Missouri University of Science and Technology researchers are using a Missouri Department of Transportation grant to help determine if alternate signage could make drivers — and workers — safer in work zones.

Using the cab of a white Ford Ranger XLT with split bucket seats as their driving simulator, Missouri S&T’s team is evaluating merge sign configurations for work zones along the state’s roadways.

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Productive maintenance needs highlighted in new book by S&T researcher

Posted by on June 25, 2015

A new book authored by a Missouri University of Science and Technology researcher discusses best practices on how to be an effective, results-oriented engineer by looking at real-world case studies of productive maintenance.

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Missouri S&T lecturer wins book of the year award

Posted by on June 24, 2015

Kellie Grasman, lecturer in engineering management and systems engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology, won the Joint Publishers Book of the Year Award at the 2015 Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference for a textbook she co-authored titled “Fundamentals of Engineering Economic Analysis.”

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