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  • Schweizer, Daniel (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2010)
    The research conducted for this thesis was performed at "Company X", a U.S.-based engineered goods manufacturer. This project focused on the company's Advanced Manufacturing group and its process technology development ...
  • Wible, David Barry (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2011)
    Amazon.com is a leading retailer and UPS is the leading package delivery company in the world. Amazon spends hundreds of millions of dollars each year shipping products to customers via parcel carriers such as UPS. Arguably, ...
  • Nicholson, Anna L. (Anna Louise) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2009)
    Utilizing alternative materials is an important tactic to improve the environmental performance of products. Currently a growing array of materials candidates confronts today's product designer. While life-cycle assessment ...
  • Blackburn, Craig D. (Craig David), S. M. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2009)
    The objective of this thesis is to depict the role of metrics in the evolving journey of enterprise transformation. To this end, three propositions are explored: (i) metrics and measurement systems drive transformation, ...
  • McKenna, Nicholas A. (Nicholas Alan) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2006)
    Large engineering projects design, engineer and construct much of the world's energy, transportation and defense infrastructure. These large scale engineering endeavors are highly visible, have long lasting impacts and are ...
  • Gillespie, Daniel Mark (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2009)
    Efforts to understand the determination of needs of new weapon systems must take into account inputs and actions beyond the formally documented requirements generation process. This study analyzes three recent historical ...
  • Schlesinger, Adam Ian (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2005)
    The global village in which we live enables increased trade and commerce across regions but also brings a complicated new set of challenges such as terrorist activity, human and drug smuggling and theft in foreign or ...
  • 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, ...
  • Dudnik, Sara A (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2007)
    Value-added processes that bear associated wait times occur frequently during production manufacturing and increase cycle time. Since the wait time is integral to the value created by the process, it can be difficult to ...
  • Larson, David (David William) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2009)
    Dramatically increasing the hourly workforce at a rapid pace to support accelerated product demand in an aircraft manufacturing facility in a short amount of time resulted in: (1) increased rework, and (2) increased part ...
  • Shetty, Dipak (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2014)
  • Sawant, Samir (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2010)
    Mobile application ('apps') development is a recent pandemic phenomenon; companies that are not associated with mobile technologies are noticing it and want to develop their own mobile apps. However, these companies do not ...
  • Yap, Xiang Ling (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2012)
    New technologies such as distributed generation and electric vehicles are connecting to the electricity distribution grid, a regulated natural monopoly. Existing regulatory schemes were not designed for these new technologies ...
  • London, Brian (Brian N.) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2012)
    The development of increasingly complex, innovative systems under greater constraints has been the trend over the past several decades. In order to be successful, organizations must develop products that meet customer needs ...
  • Schrang, Oliver Stiles (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2014)
    As the commoditization of the PC market erodes product margins, increasing emphasis is placed on cost optimization within the supply chain. One critical component of this is the financial impact of inventory policies and ...
  • Saad, Fady M. (Fady Malak) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2013)
    In today's world startups are playing a key role to stimulate the economy, solve pressing problems and create fulfilling employment opportunities. However, the failure rate of startups in the US, one of the most prominent ...
  • Simaiakis, Ioannis (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2009)
    Taxiing aircraft contribute significantly to the fuel burn and emissions at airports. This thesis investigates the possibility of reducing fuel burn and emissions from surface operations through a reduction of the taxi ...
  • Ajemian, Stephen P (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2014)
    Airborne networks are being developed to provide communications services in order to augment space-based and terrestrial communications systems. These airborne networks must provide point to point wireless communications ...
  • Tazyeen, Farrah (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2012)
    A large percentage of companies implementing ERP experience schedule and budget overruns. In the two Air Force ERP projects studied in this thesis, DoD has experienced a schedule slippage of 3-4 years and life-cycle cost ...
  • Pulido, Jon R. (Jon Ramon), 1974- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2004)
    This thesis' fundamental research question is to evaluate the structure of the hydrogen production, distribution, and dispensing infrastructure under various scenarios and to discover if any trends become apparent after ...
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