ISE, Page 10

Spicer_Dimler_IMSEcompetition-939x1024

Research competition winners analyze nurses’ travel distance during COVID

Industrial and manufacturing systems engineering (IMSE) juniors Maggie Dimler and Reegan Spicer recently won the department’s inaugural IMSE Undergraduate Research Competition. Titled “COVID-19: How Nurse Workload Changed to Handle a Pandemic,” their research focused on the travel distance of intensive care unit (ICU) nurses at University Hospital.

Luis and Kathleen Occeña

Occeña retires from IMSE

Associate Professor Luis Occeña, after more than 34 years in the Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering (IMSE), retired at the end of the fall 2021 semester.

Graduates

Hoeferlin encourages students to seek new opportunities during commencement address

Craig Hoeferlin, ChE ’84, gave the December 2021 commencement address.

Spot

Robots, plastics and cows: Top 10 research stories of 2021

The top 10 stories of 2021 included robots, plastics and cows.

feature

Mizzou Engineers edit book on supply chain analytics

Two Mizzou Engineers edited a book addressing supply chain problems, analytical methods and case studies over recent years.

Tiger statue

IMSE Hall of Fame Spotlight: Alumni as Technology Leaders

The Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering Hall of Fame inducted six new members in October 2021. Three of these distinguished alumni — Monica Khurana, Mickey Miller and Allan Samson — were recognized for their significant career achievements in technology leadership.

Sharan Srinivas

When to replace cutting tools: Mizzou Engineer’s model will help manufacturers optimize process

A Mizzou Engineer has devised a model to help inform those decisions and optimize manufacturing processes.

Lauren Clay

IMSE Internship Testimonial: Lauren Clay, Schnuck Markets, Inc.

This internship has helped to prepare me for my future career by allowing me to continue growing both technical and soft skills.

Lindsey Sommerfeldt

IMSE Internship Testimonial: Lindsey Sommerfeldt, Anheuser-Busch InBev

This internship really has prepared me for my future career, because I now know how a real manufacturing process is run.

Ronald McGarvey Portrait

Research team develops pandemic-resilient supply chain model

A Mizzou Engineering team has outlined a proposal to boost supply chain resiliency during during a global pandemic.