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.
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.
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.
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.
Research team uses New York City taxi data, machine learning to predict demand for air taxi services
Researchers studied the potential demand for air taxi services in New York City.
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.
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.