Konur to lead logistics division of IISE

Dr. Dincer Konur, assistant professor of engineering management and systems engineering, has been named president-elect of the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers’ (IISE) Logistics and Supply Chain Division.

University receives $1.4 million grant for transportation center

Missouri S&T is one of 35 universities to receive a grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation to establish a University Transportation Center (UTC). Missouri S&T received a $1.4 million UTC “tier 1” grant to develop robotic tools to inspect and maintain bridges and portions of highway from the air or from the side of the structure. Dr. Genda Chen, the Robert W. Abbett Distinguished Chair in Civil Engineering, is director of the new center. Other faculty involved in the project include:

International quality award goes to Cudney

Dr. Beth Cudney, associate professor of engineering management and systems engineering, will receive the Kondo Medal from the International Academy for Quality (IAQ). The award will be presented at the ASQ World Conference on Quality and Improvement on April 29 in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Best Paper Award goes to Enke, Kim

Dr. David Enke, professor of engineering management and systems engineering, and Dr. Youngmin Kim, visiting post-doctoral fellow in engineering management and systems engineering, received the Best Paper Award in the application category at the 2016 Complex Adaptive System Conference, held Nov. 2-4 in Los Angeles. Their paper is titled “Using Neural Networks to Forecast Volatility for an Asset Allocation Strategy Based on the Target Volatility.”

Results of EMSE Halloween events

The engineering management and systems engineering department faculty and staff, along with the International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE) student chapter, sponsored an annual Halloween chili cook-off and costume contest. A total of $322 was raised for GRACE (Greater Rolla Area Charity Enterprise). First place chili cook-off honors went to Linda Turner, traditional chili recipe […]

EMSE students win at ASEM conference

Four undergraduate students from the engineering management and systems engineering department won the case study competition at the annual American Society for Engineering Management (ASEM) Conference in Virginia Beach, Virginia, held Oct. 14-18. The students’ work was titled “Google in 2014.”

EMSE research open house

The engineering management and systems engineering (EMSE) department will host the eighth annual Graduate Student Research Open House on Thursday, April 24. The event will showcase EMSE graduate students’ research findings. These students will be judged on their research and awards will be presented later that day at a private department honors banquet.

EMSE grad students to showcase research

The sixth annual Engineering Management and System Engineering Graduate Student Research Open House will be held from 9:30-11 a.m. Thursday, April 19, in the lobby of the Engineering Management Building.

EMSE to host open house

The EMSE Graduate Student Research Open House will be held from 9:30-11 a.m. Thursday, April 14, in the lobby of the Engineering Management Building.