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. McGarvey has a joint appointment in the Department of Industrial […]
The Mizzou chapter of the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE) was recently awarded “GOLD” chapter status by its national organization. This is the sixth consecutive year the chapter has achieved that level. Natalie Mowery was chapter president for the past two years. She described how the chapter maintains its high standard. Mowery, from […]
Using a combination of optimization models and data analytics techniques, the researchers identified the relationship between production planning decisions and food waste and unsatisfied customer demands.