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Process management principles for increasing the energy efficiency of manufacturing operations
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2011)
Energy usage is a significant operating cost for manufacturing facilities in the United States, and interest in energy management has been rising of late, 2, 3]. One approach, recommended by the Environmental Protection ...
Decision support systems for tool reuse and EOL processes
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2007)
Intel® is a manufacturing company that concentrates on the fabrication process of computer chips. Over the years and into the future, Intel® has gone through multiple and advanced generations of manufacturing technology ...
Predicting the triple beta-spiral fold from primary sequence data
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2004)
The Triple β-Spiral is a novel protein structure that plays a role in viral attachment and pathogenesis. At present, there are two Triple β-Spiral structures with solved crystallographic coordinates - one from Adenovirus ...
Driving change in commodity management in engineering led firms through optimization studies, modeling, and data driven decision making
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2006)
Engineering focused companies often find difficulty in managing costs. As the innovations begin to slow and key products are commoditized these companies often find themselves far behind their competition from a cost ...
Increasing patient throughput in the MGH Cancer Center Infusion Unit
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2015)
This thesis proposes an appointment scheduling algorithm with associated supporting process changes that increases the effective capacity of the Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center Infusion Unit. Currently, chair ...
Managing a data analysis production line : an example from the Whitehead/MIT Center for Genomic Research
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2003)
Prediction and prevention of the bullwhip effect in replenishment supply chains
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2018)
Nikes replenishment supply chain stages finished goods and materials at distribution centers and factories to provide short replenishment lead times to customers. Make-to-stock supply chains are particularly susceptible ...
Applying Critical Chain to improve the management of uncertainty in projects
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1998)
In an ever intensifying global competitive market, the management of projects, particularly product development efforts, increasingly is one of the few areas which can produce a sustained competitive advantage. Firms that ...
Reduction of process monitoring in semiconductor chip manufacturing
(Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1999)
This thesis concerns in-line inspection scheduling policies in semiconductor chip manufacturing. Intel uses extensive monitoring (inspections) in the manufacturing process. While the inspections help safeguard process ...