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Optimal break times improve work performance, study shows

Workers who perform routine tasks do so faster and with fewer errors if they take breaks at the right times, a Mizzou Engineering team has found.

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Smart appointment system could decrease patient wait time

A Mizzou Engineer has developed an appointment system that uses machine learning to help clinics more efficiently schedule patients.

Sharan Srinivas

Truck, drone collaboration could optimize package delivery

What makes Sharan Srinivas’ research unique is that it allows trucks to serve as mobile depots for multiple delivery drones.

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IMSE Hall of Fame Spotlight: IMSE Alumni as Business Leaders

Four Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering alumni have been inducted into the IMSE Hall of Fame for their significant career contributions to the business sector. Dennis Jaeger and Michael Salerno are the most recent inductees, having been honored in 2020. Other alumni recognized for successes in business include Ken Cooper and Christine Pierson.

Timothy Middelkoop

Mizzou Engineer leads regional research computing effort

A team of seven experts from universities across the region — led by Mizzou Engineering’s Timothy Middelkoop — recently received $1.4 million from the National Science Foundation to both meet this need and provide workforce development to fill an emerging need in high-performance research computing.

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IMSE Capstone Projects – Spring 2021

Industrial engineering education at Mizzou concludes with a two-semester capstone project. These capstone projects give students the chance to put what they’ve learned so far in their classes to the test through working with an actual company (manufacturing, health care or logistics) on a project they provide.

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Mizzou Engineering Celebrates Class of 2021

Mizzou Engineering’s Class of 2021 faced unprecedented challenges to get to Spring Commencement — and became engineers along the way.

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Optimizing local food systems in cities

Feeding a growing urbanized U.S. population which also wants increased sustainability and locally sourced food presents a major challenge. One part of the solution could be to optimize food production in urban areas, according to research performed by a team including Associate Professor Ron McGarvey.

Suchi Rajendran

Going up with air taxi service

Flying cars are closer than ever to being a reality. But with this new technology comes operational questions that Suchithra Rajendran is attempting to answer.

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Mizzou Engineering Recognizes Outstanding Faculty, Staff, Students

Mizzou Engineering has recognized faculty, staff and students for outstanding performance and dedication to the College. Winners were surprised today with virtual announcements and personal messages from interim Dean Noah Manring.