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Browsing Engineering Systems - Master's degree by Issue Date

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  • Teo, Kai Siang (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2013)
    Existing metric selection methodologies and performance measurement frameworks provide practicing managers with good checklists and tools to evaluate and design their enterprise performance measurement systems (EPMS) and ...
  • Lee, Yin Jin (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2013)
    One of the greatest barriers in product Carbon Footprinting is the large amount of time and effort required for data collection across the supply chain. Tesco's decision to downsize their carbon footprint project from the ...
  • Meyer, Michael J., S.M. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2013)
    The number of Joint Urgent Operational Needs has exploded with the Global War on Terror and the campaigns in Iraq and Afghanistan. The challenge to smaller urgent programs is the programs are not large enough to obtain top ...
  • Zamora Torres, Carlos Xavier (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2013)
    Companies are always looking for ways to reduce their costs, cost reductions which allow companies to increase their overall profits. There are various cost reductions strategies, such as: change materials and/or design ...
  • Schlecht, Lisa (Lisa Anne) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2013)
    Some of the world's most challenging problems will require distributed innovation capacity in order to create high-quality and sustainable solutions. However, access to prototyping resources varies and design strategies ...
  • Wong, Melanie Kathleen (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2013)
    This thesis develops a framework for a flexible design approach to support decision-making in water supply infrastructure planning. It contrasts with a conventional, deterministic planning approach that uses past data or ...
  • Berardi, Christopher W. (Christopher Walter) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2013)
    Military intelligence analysts are increasingly tasked to sift through enormous volumes of data to identify the proverbial intelligence "needle in a haystack." One specific domain exemplifying this new intelligence paradigm ...
  • Moreno, Jorge (Jorge Alejandro Moreno de la Carrera) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2013)
    Significant opportunities to improve the energy use in buildings open remarkable possibilities for innovation over the next two decades. Particularly in the United States, 41% of primary energy consumption in 2010 went ...
  • Rajani, Raj (Raj Pratik) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2013)
    Historically, 70% of change initiatives in organizations and businesses fail. Change involves people. Throughout decades, as the generations change, we've seen a major change in the leader's approach and the medium they ...
  • Rosen Ceruolo, Melissa Beth (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2013)
    Effective use of data is believed to be the key to address systemic inefficiencies in health innovation and delivery, and to significantly enhance value creation for patients and all stakeholders. However, there is no ...
  • Wineman, Patrick L (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2013)
    The research presented in this thesis examines the technical benefits to using a collaborative network of Autonomous Undersea Vehicles (AUVs) in place of individual vehicles. Benefits could be achieved in the areas of ...
  • Gorelik, Eugene (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2013)
    Information Technology has always been considered a major pain point of enterprise organizations, from the perspectives of both cost and management. However, the information technology industry has experienced a dramatic ...
  • Poulizac, Claire Marie Franc̦oise (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2013)
    Conventional criticality-assessment methods drawn from the existing literature are often limited to evaluations of scarcity risks, or rely on price as an indicator of criticality. Such approaches, however, are ill-suited ...
  • Turlington, Ralph Donald, III (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2013)
    DNA synthesis technologies are advancing at exponential rates, with production of ever longer, more complex, and less expensive sequences of double stranded DNA. This has fostered development of industrial scale design, ...
  • Maida, Elisabeth M. (Elisabeth Marigo) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2013)
    Interconnection agreements in the telecommunications industry have always been constrained by regulation. Internet interconnection has not received the same level of scrutiny. Recent debates regarding proposed mergers, ...
  • Alsultan, Bassel F. (Bassel Fahad) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2013)
    The demand for Saudi oil is increasing locally and internationally, and being one of the major oil exporters in the world, the government of Saudi Arabia needs to balance between local consumption and international demand. ...
  • Goerges, Stephanie L (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2013)
    Identifying the factors that could lead to the loss of quality is difficult for large, complex systems. Traditional design methods such as Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA), Fault Tree Analysis (FTA), and Robust ...
  • Kütt, Andres (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2013)
    As more and more countries reach the stage of development where economic growth is rooted in innovation, the question of assessing the quality and development of national innovation systems becomes increasingly more ...
  • Knight, Victoria M (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2013)
    The primary focus of the thesis is the analysis of a project management tool in executing capital-intensive, multi-stakeholder projects. While the example in this thesis is the result of work at General Motors (GM)' Global ...
  • Clarke, Sarah (Sarah Kathleen) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2013)
    UTC Aerospace Systems has a wide variety of problem solving tools driven by their Achieving Competitive Excellence (ACE) program. One tool that is frequently used to resolve and capture customer escapes is the 8D methodology. ...
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