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Former engineering management chair Henry Sineath dies

Posted by on October 12, 2017

Dr. Henry “Dr. Si” Sineath, a retired S&T faculty member and longtime Rolla resident, died Oct. 8, in Anderson, South Carolina. He was 95. After 25 years in industry, Sineath joined Missouri S&T in 1976 as a visiting professor of engineering management. During his tenure at S&T, he established the university’s packaging program, served as its director and endowed a fund to provide continued support for the program. In 1981, Sineath became the second chair of engineering management, following founding department chair Dr. Bernard Sarchet. He retired as professor emeritus in 1986.

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23 faculty receive tenure promotions

Posted by on October 3, 2017

Twenty-three faculty members at Missouri S&T received promotions or tenure, effective Sept. 1. The faculty members are:

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Professors to know — Two S&T faculty make national list of 20

Posted by on September 2, 2017

Dr. Cihan Dagli and Dr. Suzanna Long are systems engineering professors you should know, according to OnlineEngineeringPrograms.com. The site’s list of 20 includes outstanding professors in the field at universities across the country.

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Faculty redesign courses, share experiences in videos

Posted by on September 2, 2017

With mini-grant funding from the Office of Undergraduate Studies and educational technology, faculty members set about transforming a course. These are highlighted in the Center for Educational Research and Teaching Innovation’s (CERTI) Fall 2017 newsletter. The faculty and their projects, featured in five videos are:

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In the news: EMSE, Explosives Camp, iGem and Maker Faire

Posted by on July 5, 2017

  • Stephen Corns, associate chair of graduate studies, is featured in an Engineering.com article about Missouri S&T’s master’s degree in engineering management. The article, “Take the Lead Where Engineering and Business Intersect,” was published June 23. Embedded with the story is a video produced by the American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE) about Missouri S&T’s engineering management and systems engineering department. The video features several faculty and a student, including Corns; Dr. Suzanna Long, department chair; Lizzette Perez-Lespier, a recent PhD graduate; Dr. Elizabeth Cudney, associate professor; Dr. Stephen Raper, associate professor; and Dr. Joan Schuman, assistant teaching professor.
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Konur to lead logistics division of IISE

Posted by on May 3, 2017

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.

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University receives $1.4 million grant for transportation center

Posted by on January 3, 2017

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:

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International quality award goes to Cudney

Posted by on January 3, 2017

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.

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Best Paper Award goes to Enke, Kim

Posted by on December 23, 2016

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.”

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Results of EMSE Halloween events

Posted by on November 6, 2014

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 […]

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