Tag: engineering management

Vaccine to prevent tuberculosis may help limit spread of COVID-19, Missouri S&T researchers say

Posted by on August 10, 2020

A vaccine developed about a century ago to prevent tuberculosis may also help prevent the transmission of COVID-19, according to two Missouri S&T researchers who examined the spread of COVID-19 among countries that require the vaccine and those that do not. The Missouri S&T researchers analyzed COVID-19-related death and incidence rates among nations that require […]

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Engineering management chair honored as fellow

Posted by on June 15, 2020

Dr. Suzanna Long, chair of engineering management and systems engineering (EMSE) at Missouri S&T, has been selected as a fellow by the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE), an honor granted to only 0.1% of the organization’s members in any given year. According to IISE, the fellow award recognizes outstanding leaders of the profession […]

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Missouri S&T brings home awards from international engineering management conference

Posted by on November 25, 2019

Missouri S&T won several awards from the American Society of Engineering Management (ASEM) at its recent international conference in Philadelphia.

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S&T Academy of Engineering Management inducts three new members

Posted by on October 21, 2019

Three engineering management professionals with ties to Missouri S&T were inducted into the Missouri S&T Academy of Engineering Management on Thursday, Oct. 3, at Sybill’s St. James.

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Students use a driving simulator to test roadway design before construction

Posted by on May 14, 2019

Two undergraduate students at Missouri S&T used a driving simulator to help a civil engineering firm evaluate a new roadway design for the $18.6 million Route 160 widening project from Springfield to Willard, Missouri. David Doell, a senior from Eureka, Missouri, who graduates this week with a degree in engineering management, and Matt DeMoss, an […]

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In new book, researchers address challenges of adopting additive manufacturing

Posted by on February 19, 2019

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A new book by a Missouri S&T researcher, her former doctoral student and the vice president of an additive manufacturing startup offer guidance for executives uncertain of whether to join the additive manufacturing revolution or wait until its adoption becomes more widespread.

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Missouri S&T researcher helps engineers interpret big data

Posted by on February 4, 2019

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Organizations in every industry are drowning in massive amounts of the data collected today. But companies analyze less than one percent of the data they collect, according to a study by the International Data Corp.

A researcher at Missouri S&T is trying to help businesses do better. Dr. Ruwen Qin is helping engineering managers in a variety of industries collect data and use it to design and improve complex systems. From its use in augmented reality to protecting employees in dangerous conditions, big data can help industries improve, she says.

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The sharing economy’s next frontier: energy sharing

Posted by on December 13, 2018

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The so-called sharing economy has given rise to new forms of business, such as AirBnB and Uber. Could the same sharing approach work in the utility business? A Missouri S&T researcher thinks it can, and she has developed a model for a peer-to-peer network through which consumers could buy, sell and share energy.

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Starting College 101: Advice for new students

Posted by on August 14, 2018

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Welcome to Missouri S&T! It is exciting to be a Miner, but we know that starting college can be overwhelming at times. So we turned to the experts for tips. We asked a dozen S&T students — ranging from sophomores to seniors — for their best advice on thriving during the first month of college, relieving stress and living on campus. Here’s what they had to say:

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Landing a job at Microsoft

Posted by on July 17, 2018

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The college selection process was a slam dunk for Zach Ellis. An all-state and all-district selection at Whitfield School in St. Louis, the 2016 Missouri S&T engineering management graduate knew he wanted a place where he could grow academically and personally while continuing to play basketball, a sport he has always loved.

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