Advanced Search
DSpace@MIT

Browsing Engineering Systems Division by Title

Research and Teaching Output of the MIT Community

Browsing Engineering Systems Division by Title

Sort by: Order: Results:

  • 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 ...
  • Moline, Julia N. (Julia Nessa) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2014)
    Resource allocation decisions in post-disaster operations are challenging because of situational dynamics, insufficient information, organizational culture, political context, and urgency. We propose a methodology to create ...
  • Chittella, Sriram Kishore; Machado Teixeira, Marcos (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2015)
    Non-asset backed third-party logistics companies provide shippers access to a flexible source of capacity through transportation carrier spot market. The increased volatility in the trucking spot market rates is turning ...
  • Adams, Michael W. (Michael Wayne), 1978- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2004)
    The components comprising the energy and environment system for electric power are both complex and data intensive. With monitoring of different system components becoming common, increasingly the limits posed on participants ...
  • Lin, Paul Hong-Yi (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2012)
    This thesis presents a study of data quality enhancement opportunities in upstream oil and gas industry. Information Product MAP (IPMAP) methodology is used in reservoir pressure and reservoir simulation data, to propose ...
  • Yost, Keith A (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2012)
    One of the key impediments to the development of enhanced geothermal systems is a deficiency in the tools available to project planners and developers. Weak tool sets make it difficult to accurately estimate the cost and ...
  • Pierpoint, Lara Marie (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2011)
    If we are willing to pay a premium, we may be able to mitigate some of the long-lasting impacts of nuclear waste. Deciding how to navigate this tradeoff, between cost and waste, is a central challenge for stewards of nuclear ...
  • Zhang, Biao, S.M. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2015)
    Pediatric Pneumonia (PNA) is the single leading cause of death in children under five, accounting for 19% of all childhood deaths worldwide. Due to severe resource constraints on healthcare, the global burden of the disease ...
  • Cao, Elaine Phu (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2007)
    During the first two decades of HIV/AIDS awareness, the U.S. and foreign governments responded slowly to the crisis. In contrast today, as the pandemic continues, initiatives of nonprofit organizations have dramatically ...
  • Broniatowski, David Andre; Wiegel, Annalisa L. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Engineering Systems Division, 2006-10)
    Mutual misunderstanding between decision-makers in the political and technical environment leads to programs that experience cost overruns, schedule delays and, often, cancellation. This paper compares and contrasts the ...
  • Datta, Shoumen Palit Austin; Lyu, JrJung; Chen, Ping-Shun (Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Engineering Systems Division, 2007-09)
    Globalization of business and volatility of financial markets has catapulted ‘cycle-time’ as a key indicator of operational efficiency in business processes. Systems automation holds the promise to augment the ability of ...
  • Perez-Franco, Roberto, 1976- (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2004)
    Bahia Las Minas Corp (BLM) is a fuelpowered generating company in the Panamanian power system. The purpose of this thesis is to design and evaluate a decision-support model for managing the fuel inventory of this company. ...
  • Castillo, Aura C. (Aura Carolina); Ucev, Ethem (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2013)
    Reducing or increasing labor force is not always effective when done without a thorough analysis. Organizations could face negative consequences such us unbalanced workload, inefficient procedures, lost sales, and negative ...
  • Baumann, B. Marc (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2013)
    The US defense acquisition system is a massive enterprise charged with developing and acquiring state-of-the-art military technology and systems. For the past 65 years, many broad-reaching studies and commissions have ...
  • Sowell, Jesse H., II (Jesse Horton) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2010)
    Online service providers (OSPs) such as Google, Yahoo!, and Amazon provide customized features that do not behave as conventional experience goods. Absent familiar metaphors, unraveling the full. scope and implications of ...
  • Zuckerman, Brian (Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Engineering Systems Division, 2002-05)
    The MIT Engineering Systems Division is currently building its intellectual framework. There is not yet consensus within ESD as to which tools and methods are central to the nascent engineering systems approach; which ...
  • Whitney, Daniel E. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Engineering Systems Division, 2005-08)
    Recent network research has sought to characterize complex systems with a number of statistical metrics, such as power law exponent (if any), clustering coefficient, community behavior, and degree correlation. A larger ...
  • Chan, Carin H (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2007)
    Amazon.com is a publicly-held company headquartered in Seattle, Washington. It revolutionized the retail industry by being one of the first major companies to sell goods over the Internet. It is an international company ...
  • García, José M. (José Manuel) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2014)
    Zara introduces 10,000 new designs every year and distributes 5.2 million clothing articles per week to a network of over 1925 stores in more than 86 countries. Their high product mix and vast global network makes demand ...
  • Tan, Peng Kuan (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2006)
    Globalization increases product variety and shortens product life cycles. These lead to an increase in demand uncertainty and variability. Outsourcing to low-cost countries increases supply lead-time and supply uncertainty ...
MIT-Mirage