Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering

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Mizzou Engineer studying augmented reality to bring coursework to life

Augmented reality (AR) has the potential to bring coursework to life. Imagine, for instance, learning about supply chains by seeing the various components of an operation laid out in front of you, from the manufacturing…

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Graduate enjoys personal mentorship from former VP of Welch Foods

  What’s it like to have a former vice president of Welch Foods, Inc., personally mentoring you after college graduation? “It’s been extremely advantageous,” Drew Boswell, BS IE ’22, says. Boswell was one of the first industrial and manufacturing systems engineering students to take advantage of a new mentorship…

John Bowders retires from Mizzou Engineering after 25 years. He is pictured with Praveen Edara (left) and Dean Noah Manring (right)

Bowders retires from Mizzou Engineering after 25 years

John Bowders, P.E. and professor of civil and environmental engineering, has retired following a 25-year career at Mizzou Engineering. The College celebrated his career during a retirement reception…

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Mizzou Engineering welcomes 14 new faculty members

Mizzou Engineering welcomed 14 new faculty members, including 11 tenure-track faculty who bring expertise in areas such as pollution remediation, manufacturing and computational material science. “We’re excited to bring in this group of educators and researchers who will make tremendous contributions to the College,” Dean Noah Manring said. “Students will, no doubt, benefit greatly from…

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Team develops new method to determine lifespan of lithium-ion batteries

A Mizzou Engineering team has devised a new way to determine how many times you can recharge a lithium-ion battery before it needs to be replaced. Lithium-ion batteries are common in electronics such as laptops, and they’re a key component to getting electric vehicles on the roads. They can be recharged hundreds of times, but…

Grayson Burns is conducting an internship with 3M

Real-Life Applications: Burns Explores Engineering Techniques at 3M Internship

Grayson Burns is a senior in industrial and manufacturing systems engineering and spent the summer as an intern with 3M. We asked him a few questions about his experience.

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Manufacturers gather at Mizzou to learn about engineering resources

The MU Manufacturer Connection Event showed manufacturers that Mizzou Engineering has a lot to offer in terms of research and training.

Jim Vespa is conducting an internship at ThermAvant

Excited for the Future: Vespa enjoying internship at ThermAvant

Jim Vespa, a junior in industrial engineering, is conducting an internship with ThermAvant. We reached out to ask him a few questions about the experience.

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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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New program allows Missourians to hone their digital skills for today’s workplace

The Digital Transformation Consortium is offering online courses around today’s technology, including coding and business analytics.