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Industrial & Manufacturing Systems Engineering

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Thursday, November 16th, 2017

MU researcher develops new method of tracking ICU nurses’ workflow

Jung Hyup Kim recently developed a method of better tracking how nurses in a fast-paced intensive care unit (ICU) spend their workday.


Thursday, November 16th, 2017

IMSE’s Kim earns first-ever Bloss Faculty Enhancement Award

Jung Hyup Kim’s work in human-computer interaction and cognitive human factors attracted the attention of the Bloss family.


Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

Optimizing mobile dentistry

A University of Missouri engineer recently helped develop a model to aid a Montana non-profit interested in establishing a potential mobile dentistry program.


Friday, September 8th, 2017

IMSE quartet takes third in MHI Design Competition

Austin Laramie, Rohith Madhi Reddy, Keith Schonhoff and Roderick Timmons and their adviser, Mohamed Awwad, finished third behind Montana State and the Rochester Institute of Technology.


Friday, September 1st, 2017

Kicking waste through the uprights

All of those fans packing Memorial Stadium each Saturday inevitably leave a bit of trash behind, and MU Engineering researchers recently completed a study into how that waste can be managed in a sustainable manner.


Wednesday, August 16th, 2017

MU Engineers share their summer internship stories

College of Engineering students have been doing work at some world-renowned companies, getting valuable work and leadership experience along the way.


Monday, June 26th, 2017

Grant allows continuation of key biomass research

Ron McGarvey, assistant professor of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering, and Francisco Aguilar, associate professor of Forestry, recently received a three-year, nearly $500,000 National Institute of Food and Agriculture grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to continue research into the socioeconomic and environmental implications of growth in woody biomass use for biopower.


Tuesday, March 21st, 2017

Top students honored at Engineering Awards Banquet

Each department in the MU College of Engineering honored its top students at the MU College of Engineering Awards Banquet on March 17 in Columbia.


Thursday, March 16th, 2017

Engineering trio part of leadership team for new AAU grant

The University of Missouri is one of 12 universities to receive a grant from the Association of American Universities (AAU) to further existing efforts to improve undergraduate education in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) disciplines.


Monday, March 13th, 2017

Three engineers chosen for this year’s Mizzou ’39 honors

Bioengineering’s Creighton DeYoung and Briana Wilson and IMSE’s Cora Heffernan were recognized as members of the prestigious Mizzou ’39.


Wednesday, November 9th, 2016

IMSE, Forestry partner to uncover beneficial emissions reduction partnerships

Researchers at the University of Missouri, including members of the Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering Department, identified the most efficient ways states can partner to maximize renewable energy and cut carbon emissions.


Wednesday, November 9th, 2016

MU CELDi hosts organizational research symposium for first time

Mizzou’s CELDi site hosted the Fall 2016 Industrial Advisory Board Meeting and Research Symposium on Oct. 25 and 26 in Memorial Union.


Tuesday, October 11th, 2016

Food-ordering formula could lessen food waste in buffet-style eateries

Research found that optimal production levels decreased significantly for items that have a high environmental cost to produce, such as beef, with the environmental cost being calculated in terms of carbon dioxide emissions embodied in the creation of that food product.


Monday, May 16th, 2016

NSBE chapter officers elected, appointed to regional leadership board

Three University of Missouri College of Engineering students who are members of the College’s chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) will have the chance to enhance their leadership skills after securing positions on NSBE’s Region 5 student board.


Tuesday, May 10th, 2016

26 honored at first 1907 Celebration of Women in Engineering

A total of 19 students, five members of the faculty and staff and two alumnae were honored at the 1907 Celebration of Women in Engineering, hosted by the University of Missouri Women in Engineering Center.


Tuesday, May 10th, 2016

IMSE senior’s active career prepares him for future

The combination of his undergrad research, his internship and his student involvement earned Kyle Dorge a job with Bastion Solutions, a material handling integration firm.


Friday, April 29th, 2016

Food for thought: Future professor’s interest finds its way into doctoral research

IMSE doctoral candidate Esma Birisci loves the culture of food. She has also incorporated food into her research.


Tuesday, April 5th, 2016

Past E-Week King returns to light Jesse Hall dome

Remembering his time as a past King of Wit and Valor, Andre Logan, BS IE 2001, helped kick off the 2016 Engineers’ Week as the honorary switch thrower at the E-Week Dome Lighting and also served as speaker.


Tuesday, March 29th, 2016

Pierson’s contributions earn her Citation of Merit

Christine Pierson received the Citation of Merit for her outstanding achievements and meritorious service in engineering from the University of Missouri College of Engineering in a ceremony March 18 at Hampton Inn & Suites in Columbia.


Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016

IMSE names its top students at College of Engineering Awards Dinner

The Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering Department named its outstanding student award recipients at the annual College of Engineering Awards Dinner, held March 18 at the Hampton Inn & Suites in Columbia as part of the College of Engineering’s Engineers’ Week celebration.


Friday, March 18th, 2016

IMSE researcher, local insurance company partner to improve driving safety

Jung Hyup Kim, an assistant professor with MU’s Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering Department, currently is partnering with the Missouri Employers Mutual to test how drivers react when collision avoidance technology (CAT) devices alert them to potential dangers.


Monday, November 30th, 2015

Trio of IMSE students shine at CELDi symposium

IMSE graduate student Lauren Himmelberg and undergraduate Kyle Dorge took home the Student Poster Award, and Steve Piedimonte earned the Outstanding Undergraduate Student Achievement Award at the CELDi Fall 2015 Industrial Advisory Board Meeting and Research Symposium, held Oct. 28 and 29 in Chicago.


Wednesday, November 25th, 2015

Dean Loboa announces four leadership appointments

Elizabeth Loboa, the dean of the College of Engineering, recently announced the appointment of three faculty members to new leadership positions — Sheila Grant, Hani Salim and Cerry Klein. Associate Dean Steve Devlin also will continue in his role.


Wednesday, June 10th, 2015

GAANN fellowship aims to train new teachers

The U.S. Department of Education has awarded the University of Missouri Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering a grant to fund talented doctoral students with financial need who anticipate a career in academia. GAANN grants are funded in order to remedy a shortage of college professors.


Tuesday, June 9th, 2015

CELDi faculty, student teams partner with industry for solutions to challenges in logistics, distribution

A group of University of Missouri faculty and student researchers are in the business of solving logistical problems while giving the students practical, real-world experience.


Tuesday, June 9th, 2015

Professor, student receive campus International Engagement Awards

Guo “Shawric” Xiaoyu was recognized for outstanding student contributions. Mechanical and aerospace engineering C.W. LaPierre Professor Sanjeev Khanna was honored for outstanding international contributions.


Monday, April 6th, 2015

Building Update: Relocation nearing an end, groundbreaking scheduled

Lafferre Hall renovation work continued to ramp up this last month, with plenty of pieces and people moving to facilitate the beginning of construction work, and a campus groundbreaking ceremony is scheduled for April 13.


Wednesday, April 1st, 2015

IMSE quintet lauded for accomplishments at Engineering Awards Banquet

Five students received Outstanding Student Awards as part of the Engineering Awards Banquet on March 13.


Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

MU researcher testing limits of human perception capabilities

Jung Hyup Kim, assistant professor of industrial and manufacturing systems engineering at MU, and his student research team recently began using motion-capture and eye-tracking technology to investigate the relationship between human perception stress and performance using human-in-the-loop simulation.


Tuesday, March 17th, 2015

What new with IMSE student organizations?

IMSE’s student organizations have been very busy. See what Mizzou’s chapters of the Institute for Industrial Engineers, Alpha Pi Mu and the Society of Manufacturing Engineers have been up to.