Tag: engineering management

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

Posted by on December 4, 2017

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

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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College of Engineering and Computing names 10 doctoral students as Dean’s Ph.D. Scholars

Posted by on May 30, 2017

Ten doctoral students in the College of Engineering and Computing at Missouri University of Science and Technology have been named Dean’s Ph.D. Scholars in recognition of their scholarly excellence and research productivity.

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Suzanna Long named chair of engineering management and systems engineering

Posted by on May 17, 2017

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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Fix-it fixation

Posted by on January 17, 2017

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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ASEE video promotes engineering management and systems engineering

Posted by on June 27, 2016

A new video produced for ASEE TV profiles Missouri S&T’s engineering management and systems engineering department and highlights the upcoming 50th anniversary of engineering management as a discipline. The video is being shown during the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) annual conference, which is being held June 26-29 in New Orleans. This fall, Missouri S&T will […]

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The Science of Softball

Posted by on May 26, 2016

Softball is a sport of nuances. The slightest shift in a batter’s stance or in the angle of a pitcher’s arm can have a profound impact on an at-bat, a game and, sometimes, a season. Subtle changes in mechanics can be the difference between a batter striking out and lacing a home run to win […]

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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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Long named interim chair of engineering management and systems engineering

Posted by on May 7, 2015

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

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