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IMSE Spring 2022 Capstone Projects

Seniors in the Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering conclude their coursework with a capstone project. These capstone projects apply what they’ve learned in their classes to a manufacturing, health care or logistics problem provided by real-world companies.

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Engineering team proposes new mass transit model during pandemics

A Mizzou Engineering team has devised a model that could help reduce the risk of exposure to viruses such as COVID while still operating public transportation.

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Adolescent psychological well-being tied to adult risk of cardiovascular disease, study finds

Scientists have known for years that a person’s risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) can be lowered with lifestyle changes such as modifying diet, exercise, alcohol and tobacco use. Now Anand Chockalingam and Sharan Srinivas at the University of Missouri demonstrate in a new study that a long-term association also exists between an adolescent’s psychological well-being and their risk of CVD as an adult.

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Industrial engineers analyze perceptions of insurance industry

Despite their catchy commercials, insurance companies have a public relations problem. Numerous studies have shown that general perceptions of the industry are negative. Now, a team of Mizzou researchers have used their industrial engineering expertise to find out why.

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Industrial Engineer helps investigate disparities in obstetric care

A Mizzou Engineer has teamed up with an interdisciplinary research group in Montana to study disparities in obstetric care.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Study explores ways to help emergency rooms better manage demand

A Mizzou Engineering team is proposing a model that could help emergency departments better manage unexpected demand.

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Augmented reality system uses GPS to improve user experience

Mizzou Engineers have developed a more advanced augmented reality system that uses indoor GPS tracking to better position objects with the user’s physical space.