Tag: 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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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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The statistics of human sleep

Posted by on August 7, 2017

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When Yogesh Lad traveled halfway around the world to pursue a master’s degree in systems engineering at Missouri S&T, he never imagined he would be spending so much time with biologists. But now Lad, a native of Mumbai, India, has become an integral member of a research group made up of mostly biology students and […]

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ASEE video promotes engineering management and systems engineering

Posted by on June 27, 2016

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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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How engineering could help you survive a zombie apocalypse

Posted by on October 28, 2014

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Not every university prepares budding engineers and managers to survive a zombie apocalypse while teaching them how to manage global supply chains or large-scale industrial operations.

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Social networks can strengthen knowledge-sharing

Posted by on October 3, 2014

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Contrary to the notion that social networks are time-wasters, they could improve project management and the spread of specialized knowledge in the healthcare sector and possibly other large organizations, according to new research from Missouri University of Science and Technology.

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Missouri S&T student earns INCOSE doctoral award

Posted by on June 27, 2014

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Siddhartha Agarwal, a doctoral candidate in systems engineering at Missouri S&T, has received the 2014 Stevens Doctoral Award for Promising Research in Systems Engineering and Integration from the International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE) Foundation. The award, which will be presented at the group’s annual INCOSE International Symposium on Tuesday, July 1, in Henderson, Nevada, includes a $5,000 grant.

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Lean systems detailed in new book by S&T prof

Posted by on September 3, 2013

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Organizations implement lean systems to improve their operations by getting rid of waste, or anything that does not add value to the product or service. A new book co-authored by a professor at Missouri University of Science and Technology uses real-world case studies to demonstrate how lean tools are being used in manufacturing, service and […]

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S&T PhD student receives INCOSE doctoral award

Posted by on August 26, 2013

Lou Pape, a doctoral candidate in systems engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology from St. Louis, has received the 2013 Stevens Doctoral Award for Promising Research in Systems Engineering and Integration from the International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE) Foundation. The award, which was presented at the group’s annual INCOSE International Symposium in […]

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S&T Ph.D. student selected to attend symposium

Posted by on August 12, 2008

A graduate student from Missouri S&T is one of 81 of the nation’s brightest engineers selected to attend the National Academy of Engineers 14th annual U.S. Frontiers of Engineering Symposium in September.

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