Tag: systems engineering

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 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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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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