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.

ASEM award named after William Daughton

The American Society for Engineering Management recently named one of its annual awards after Dr. William Daughton, professor emeritus of engineering management and systems engineering. Daughton recently retired as executive director of the society, and to recognize his service and contributions to the society, ASEM renamed one of its service awards to the William Daughton World Headquarters Service Award. This award recognizes significant contributions to the streamlining, enhancement or improvement of the day-to-day operations of ASEM world headquarters. Daughton is also an ASEM Fellow.

Campus members publish in ASQ journal

A Missouri S&T group recently published a paper titled “Blending the Best of Both Worlds: Overcoming Skepticism in a Hybrid Engineering Course” in the American Society for Quality’s Quality Approaches in Higher Education. The group is comprised of Dr. Susan Murray, interim chair of psychological science and professor of engineering management and systems engineering at S&T; Julie Phelps, instructional designer in educational technology at S&T; and Kelly Jones, an adjunct instructor at Webster University and training manager at Nestle Purina in St. Louis.

Cudney wins ASQ best paper award

Dr. Beth Cudney, associate professor of engineering management and systems engineering, won the American Society for Quality (ASQ) Best Paper Award for her 2015 paper titled “Using Hoshin Kanri to Address ISO 9001:2015 Requirements,” which she co-wrote with Kristin Case, founder of CaseConsults. Cudney will receive the award at the 2016 ASQ World Conference in […]

Inspirational Women awards winners announced

The Women’s History Month Planning Committee has selected the 2016 Missouri S&T Inspirational Women awards recipients.

Grasman earns IISE teaching award

Kellie Grasman, lecturer in engineering management and systems engineering, has been chosen as the 2016 recipient of the Engineering Economy Teaching Award by the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineering (IISE).

EMSE undergraduate earns AREMA scholarship

Carrie Levy, a senior in engineering management from Columbia, Missouri, has been named the 2016 HNTB Founder’s Scholarship recipient from the AREMA Foundation. AREMA is the American Railway Engineering and Maintenance of Way Association.

Long and Dagli recognized for expertise

Dr. Suzanna Long, interim chair and associate professor of engineering management and systems engineering, and Dr. Cihan Dagli, professor of engineering management and systems engineering, were recently named to’s list, “20 Systems Engineering Professors to Know,” for their achievements in advancing the field of systems engineering.

EMSE’s IIE chapter named a top section

Engineering management and systems engineering’s student chapter of the Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE) has made IIE’s list of “Top University Chapters with More Than 50 Members.” Active students in the organization build leadership skills while having access to many networking resources.

Ph.D. candidate earns SAE award

Josh Goldschmid earned the Steven M. Atkins Ability and Achievement in Science, Engineering, and Technology (AASET) Award during the SAE International AeroTech Engineering Congress held recently in Seattle. Goldschmid, a Ph.D. candidate in systems engineering from Woodinville, Washington, is currently a technical program manager in the Seats and IFEC Integration Team for Boeing.