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  • AlMisnad, Abdulla (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2014)
    The development of new infrastructure projects is a key part of global efforts to meet the demands of growing populations in times of increasing uncertainty. The deterministic approaches commonly used for the development ...
  • McCoy, Kathleen Marie, LCDR (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2015)
    Contracting for US Navy ship procurement is complex due several factors such as budgetary and political concerns, sole or near sole source environments, and long lead-time construction. In the current climate of shrinking ...
  • Corum, Andrew (Andrew R.) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2009)
    Low-cost sourcing is a strategy many companies, including Pratt & Whitney, use to reduce part costs. As they increase their efforts to resource products to low-cost regions, Pratt & Whitney needs a robust process to ...
  • McConnell, Joshua; Sussman, Joseph M. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Engineering Systems Division, 2008-02)
    Designing a flexible system with real options is a method for managing uncertainty. In this research, Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) capabilities were used to create a flexible transportation system, capable of ...
  • Gentiletti, Andrea (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2012)
    Network design has been successfully used by numerous organizations to achieve supply chain excellence through cost effectiveness and superior utilization of resources. This thesis addresses how network optimization methods ...
  • Joyce, Michael (Michael Sagar) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2013)
    Why do some new initiatives fail while others succeed? This thesis attempts to answer this complex question by investigating the failure of a defect tracking initiative at Amazon and examining how a reintroduction of the ...
  • Wu, Marcus Shihong (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2014)
    Program failures have plagued the defense and aerospace industry for decades, as unanticipated cost and schedule overruns have rendered the development of systems ineffective in terms of time and cost considerations. This ...
  • Hendrix, Brian P. (Brian Pierre) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2015)
    Mexico City is a prime location to start a biodiesel enterprise due to its sizeable availability of waste vegetable oil (WVO) and biodiesel users. WVO is an extremely viable feedstock for producing biodiesel because of the ...
  • Ha, Wei-Kwan Benjamin (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2005)
    This thesis examines how companies tactically design flexible supply chains for new product launches. The research focus is on different strategies and tactics used by original equipment manufacturers to improve supply ...
  • Smith, Zachary R (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2008)
    Amazon.com, one of the largest and most profitable online retailers, has been experiencing such dramatic growth rates that it must continually update and modify its fulfillment process in order to meet customer demand for ...
  • Tappan, Jacqueline M. (Jacqueline Marie) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2010)
    The role of unmanned vehicles in military and commercial environments continues to expand, resulting in Shared Manned-Unmanned (SMU) domains. While the introduction of unmanned vehicles can have many benefits, humans ...
  • Dong, Qi; Whitney, Daniel E. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Engineering Systems Division, 2001-09)
    This paper presents a technique to obtain a Design Structure Matrix (DSM) from a Design Matrix (DM). This technique enables us to obtain the design information flow pattern at early stage of the design, and apply the DSM ...
  • Anstey, Brian (Brian Mark), II (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2009)
    ABB Schweiz AG has experienced substantial growth in demand for the innovative energy management and conversion products designed and assembled by the Medium Voltage Automation Products Division. This demand has fully ...
  • Botla, Purushotham (Purushotham Shriramulu) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2013)
    Adoption of social network sites and use of smart phones with number of sensors in them has digitized user's activities in real-time. Smart phone applications such as calendar, email, and notes contain lot of user information ...
  • Ponce-Cueto, Eva; Blanco, Edgar E.; Duque Ciceri, Natalia (Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Engineering Systems Division, 2012-06)
    The main aim of this paper is to propose a multi-waste mix integer lineal programming model for locating sorting facilities in a three-level (local, regional, and central) reverse logistic network. The objective of the ...
  • Silver, Matthew Robin (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2005)
    Long term human space exploration depends on the development of a sustainable heavy lift launch vehicle (HLLV). But what exactly is sustainability in the context of launch systems and how can it addressed in the design ...
  • Mahidhar, Vikram (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2005)
    The research contained in this thesis explores design attributes of the enterprise performance measurement system required for the transformation to the lean enterprise and its management. Arguments are made from the ...
  • Carrigan, Geoffrey P (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2009)
    A recent search of headlines shows a high number of maritime collisions and accidents. The USS Hartford, a nuclear submarine, recently surfaced into an oil tanker just after the running aground of the USS Port Royal in ...
  • Hassan, Gimba, 1957- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2003)
    Electrification of many automotive functions and the desire to introduce many new features are dramatically increasing the electrical power requirements of vehicles. The increasing power demands are becoming very challenging ...
  • Hanowsky, Michael; Sussman, Joseph M. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Engineering Systems Division, 2008-10)
    A Ground Delay Program (GDP) is an initiative used by the FAA to manage the rate at which aircraft demand arrival at capacity-constrained airports. In this paper, we adapt a framework developed by Mitchell et al. (1997) ...
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