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Industrial & Manufacturing Systems Engineering

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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.


Thursday, March 12th, 2015

Efficient attitude guides undergrad through school

Efficiency is a concept Beth Wiese has long embraced. Whether preplanning her route running errands or packing a suitcase, the industrial engineering senior said her “whole life is planned around efficiency.”


Thursday, March 12th, 2015

Career, life come full circle for IMSE alumnus

For the last 40-plus years, IMSE alumnus David Haffner has been doing what he’s always wanted to do, coming full circle in many ways.


Wednesday, March 11th, 2015

IMSE grad student finds her way back home to MU

Lauren Himmelberg’s recent job with in the airline industry had the fringe benefit of allowing her to travel all over the globe. But, given her strong family ties, it’s no surprise she found her way back home to Mizzou.


Wednesday, March 4th, 2015

IMSE alumna sprints toward her goals

Christine Pierson, who currently serves as executive vice president and head of the consumer division at UMB Financial Corporation, is an active fundraiser for the IMSE Hall of Fame’s Development Committee.


Monday, March 2nd, 2015

IMSE student duo earns high marks from CELDi

Jason Robke and Phichet Wutthisirisart earned the inaugural Outstanding Undergraduate and Graduate Student Achievement awards, respectively, at the CELDi Research Symposium, held in October in Dallas.


Monday, March 2nd, 2015

Engineering students to showcase research to legislators at the capitol

Eight engineering undergraduates will travel to Jefferson City on March 10 to discuss and explain their research projects to state lawmakers.


Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

Building Update: IMSE preps move for Lafferre reconstruction

The IMSE Department will temporarily call Engineering Building North home while the area that currently houses the department is demolished and rebuilt as part of the Lafferre reconstruction.


Friday, January 23rd, 2015

Late IMSE professor emeritus Miller leaves a lasting legacy

Owen Miller, who died Nov. 26 in Kansas City, Mo., at age 92, joined the University of Missouri faculty as an assistant professor in the Industrial Engineering Department in 1964, working his way up to full professor before his retirement in 1992 as a professor emeritus.


Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014

Project measures organic trash generated by gameday fans

If a pair of engineering researchers have their way, the turf won’t be the only thing green about Memorial Stadium in the coming years.


Monday, November 3rd, 2014

IMSE adds four more to its Hall of Fame

The University of Missouri Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering Hall of Fame added four new members at an induction ceremony held Oct. 24.


Monday, October 27th, 2014

Assistant IMSE professor, undergrad duo testing courts’ efficiency

Jung Hyup Kim, an assistant professor in MU’s Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering Department, currently is in the process of determining the impact of the Missouri eFiling System (MeFS) on efficiency of case processing and document management for the Missouri Judiciary.


Thursday, August 21st, 2014

IMSE professor Noble wins award for writing-intensive coursework

James Noble, a professor in the Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering Department, was awarded the 2014 Win Horner Award for Innovative Writing Intensive Teaching from the Campus Writing Program in April.


Friday, May 9th, 2014

Clubs, IAC make Mizzou a new home for international student

Yi Dong is a member of the Association of Computing Machinery and is chair for International Chapter Development with the Institution of Industrial Engineers. Dong also is involved with honors societies Tau Beta Pi and Alpha Pi Mu.


Monday, April 7th, 2014

Trio of Engineering students selected to Mizzou ’39

Three seniors from the College of Engineering — Paul Ehlinger, Tyler Garrett and Skylar Morris — were honored as Mizzou ’39 recipients this year.


Monday, March 31st, 2014

IMSE senior motivated by previous failure

A senior in the IMSE Department, Lance Markert has earned only one A-minus during his time at MU and holds a nearly perfect 4.0 GPA.


Friday, March 21st, 2014

Hall of Fame inducts three new members

C. Vance Kauzlarich, K. Jamie Rogers and Richard J. Wilding were honored as the fifth class of inductees to the IMSE Department’s Hall of Fame at a banquet and recognition ceremony.


Friday, March 21st, 2014

More is more: three internships, research ops lead grad student through school

When trying to figure out what to study in college, Jennifer Bergman followed her instinct and love of math to the introductory engineering course, which led her to industrial engineering.


Thursday, March 20th, 2014

Murray delivers annual Ada Wilson Lecture

Kristin Murray spoke about the three rules she applies to her life during her speech as the guest lecturer of the Eighth Annual Ada Wilson Lecture.


Wednesday, March 19th, 2014

IMSE students recognized at E-Week awards banquet

Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering students from the College of Engineering were honored during the annual Engineers’ Week as outstanding students in their department or individuals among their peers.


Thursday, March 13th, 2014

IMSE adds four to the faculty

The MU Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering Department added a quality quartet to its faculty roster for the 2013-14 academic year.


Monday, March 3rd, 2014

New graduate certificate could give students ‘10-15 years experience’ in four courses

The inception of a new program called the Life Science Innovation and Entrepreneurship graduate certificate aims to bring together students from diverse disciplines who share a similar passion.


Wednesday, February 26th, 2014

Noble represents U.S. at international logistics conference

James Noble, a professor in the Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering Department and MU CELDi site director, was an invited speaker at a conference in the Netherlands.


Thursday, December 12th, 2013

Love makes a Christmas gift of education

Barbara DeMaire decided that the perfect Christmas gift to her husband Doug would be a scholarship in his name to the MU Industrial Engineering Department, where he earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees.


Tuesday, October 8th, 2013

Engineers transition swimmingly from the pool to the lab

Engineering’s curriculum could rival athletics’ schedule for the title “most rigorous.” However, seven members of the Mizzou men’s swimming and diving team are taking on both.