Management Science and Engineering News
Thursday, December 5, 2013
Stanford Engineering's Technology Venture Formation class helps students convert ideas into businesses.
Tuesday, December 3, 2013
A Nobel Prize winner, Google's founders, the first American woman in space and others honored for their contributions to technology and society.
Monday, December 2, 2013
A Stanford study highlights the critical importance of strong technical skills in launching tech ventures, casting doubt on the conventional wisdom that a founding team with diverse business skills is the best approach.
Stanford Engineering Hero William J. Perry looks ahead to North American energy independence and back at a career In national defense
Friday, November 22, 2013
A professor emeritus of Management Science and Engineering, Perry has advised presidents, served as Secretary of Defense and dismantled nuclear weapons
Tuesday, October 29, 2013
Stanford's Precourt Institute, Precourt Energy Efficiency Center and TomKat Center have awarded 11 seed grants to Stanford faculty for early-stage energy research.
Wednesday, August 28, 2013
The Accel Innovation Scholars program allows engineering doctoral candidates to explore entrepreneurship and gain the knowledge, skills and mindset to bring breakthrough ideas to the world.
Wednesday, August 21, 2013
Management Science & Engineering Professor (Research) Siegfried Hecker explains how he and others worked with engineers and nuclear scientists from the United States, Russia and Kazakhstan to clean up a dangerous abandoned Soviet nuclear test site.
Friday, June 7, 2013
Appel, an All-American pitcher, heads to the Houston Astros.
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
New synthetic nanoparticle could disinfect, depollute, and desalinate contaminated water and then get removed magnetically.
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Backed by a $5.6 million grant from the US Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, an interdisciplinary team at Stanford is embarking on a four-year project to better understand and model complex communication patterns in social networks in real time.
Friday, March 29, 2013
Engineering researchers at Stanford University have devised a mathematical model that helps demonstrate what’s behind the growing rift in American society. They have used the knowledge to create Internet-based social systems that counteract polarization.
Thursday, February 7, 2013
Election to the National Academy of Engineering is among the highest professional distinctions an engineer can receive.
Monday, January 7, 2013
Letter from the Dean of Stanford Engineering.
Thursday, December 20, 2012
Veinott was a professor of management science and engineering, whose chosen field of operations research applies advanced analytical methods to help make better decisions. He made major contributions to the theory of operations research and to its development as a field at Stanford and nationally.
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
Instead of reflecting on the unlikelihood of rare catastrophes after the fact, Stanford risk analysis expert Elisabeth Paté-Cornell prescribes an engineering approach to anticipate them when possible, and to manage them when not.
Monday, September 17, 2012
Venture Lab, developed by Stanford faculty and students, hosts five courses this fall on entrepreneurship, education, creativity and finance.
Tuesday, September 4, 2012
Researchers from the schools of engineering and medicine studied the health effects of organic foods and found little strong evidence they are more nutritious or carry fewer health risks beyond a reduced the risk of pesticide exposure.
Tuesday, July 17, 2012
The team leading Stanford's online education initiative announces seed grants to faculty members across campus for course development. "It's been a grassroots phenomenon, which really reflects Stanford's tradition of innovation and creativity," said John Mitchell, professor of computer science and President John Hennessy's special assistant for educational technology.
Benefits of hepatitis C treatment outweigh costs for patients with advanced disease, Stanford study shows
Tuesday, February 21, 2012
Engineering is indeed everywhere. Management Science & Engineering graduate student, Shan Liu, helped show how, despite the large price tag and some bad side effects, a "triple therapy" that combines.
Saturday, February 11, 2012
Professors Peter W. Glynn and Helmut Krawinkler have been honored for their contributions to simulation methodology and stochastic modeling and for developing performance-based earthquake engineering.
Tuesday, September 27, 2011
Dunn was both an engineer and a lawyer. He was a noted expert in microwave technology and telecommunication who helped found the Department of Engineering–Economic Systems in the 1960s, a department that would later become the Department of Management Science and Engineering.
Saturday, August 1, 2009