Management Science and Engineering News

​Kathleen Eisenhardt: How to "turbo-charge innovation"

Friday, May 20, 2016

​A professor of management science & engineering explains the relationship between business size, simplicity and success.

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​What is the relationship between communicable illnesses and illicit drug use?

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

​A scholar applies the mathematical tools of management science to help improve human health.

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​John Hennessy: Great leadership can be learned

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Stanford University President John Hennessy offers his take on important leadership qualities, Silicon Valley, and the future of higher education.​

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Kathleen Eisenhardt: Simplifying makes teams more effective

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

​A professor of management science and engineering says following a simple set of rules can help bring clarity to chaos.

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James Freeman: Subtle notes of coffee and philosophy

Friday, April 1, 2016

Blue Bottle CEO James Freeman draws on his former life as a musician and his love of philosophy to deliver a unique coffee experience.

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Minnie Ingersoll: A drive to disrupt

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Shift COO Minnie Ingersoll explains how the company is bringing trust and simplicity to the used car market.

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Michael Tubbs: Solving social ills through innovation

Friday, March 25, 2016

Stockton city councilmember and Stanford alum Michael Tubbs argues for a people-centric view of problem solving.

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Federica Marchionni: Adaptability is key to staying ahead of the curve

Friday, March 25, 2016

The CEO of clothing retailer Lands’ End discusses the importance of embracing change on the path to growth.

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Ford Motor Company CEO: To innovate, one must challenge customs and question traditions

Friday, March 18, 2016

Mark Fields discusses the evolution of the auto industry, and how the business he leads is moving from an auto company to an auto and mobility company.

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Musical training gives Stanford engineers a creative lift

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

A fellowship offered jointly by the School of Engineering and the Friends of Music at Stanford provides music lessons to engineering students.

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How hospitals avoid penalties for making patients sick

Monday, March 14, 2016

A team of scholars say lax reporting requirements make it easier to change records.

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How algorithms can be used to give more voice to the people

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

A group of engineering scholars are exploring how to spur participatory democracy.

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What is the secret to a successful Chinese startup?

Friday, March 4, 2016

An engineering professor shows why an innovative product isn't always enough.

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How data analytics is going to transform all industries

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

At Stanford's first Women in Data Science Conference, engineers from industry and academia discuss personalized medicine, entertainment, marketing, cybersecurity and more.

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How can we improve the criminal justice system?

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Engineers use computational analysis tools to reveal discrimination and reduce crime.

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What might the future hold?

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

At Stanford's Future Fest, a group of engineers from industry and academia discuss artificial intelligence, the "revolution" in biology and the balance between risk and regulation.

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Stanford engineers among recipients of Precourt Institute and TomKat Center $2.1 million grants

Thursday, December 3, 2015

Grants will fund groundbreaking energy research

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Conquering Complexity With Simple Rules

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Stanford Engineering Professor Kathleen Eisenhardt and her co-author offer a better way to make decisions.

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Estimated social cost of climate change not accurate, Stanford scientists say

Monday, January 12, 2015

The social cost of carbon dioxide emissions may not be $37 per ton, as estimated by a recent U.S. government study, but $220 per ton.

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Stanford faculty awarded seed grants for innovative energy research

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

Stanford's Precourt Institute, Precourt Energy Efficiency Center and TomKat Center have awarded eight seed grants to Stanford faculty for early-stage energy research.

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Stanford Professor Ron Howard shares honors for pioneering ‘decision analysis’

Friday, October 31, 2014

The Society for Decision Professionals has named a new award for Howard and a colleague at Harvard who jointly developed this engineering-based approach to making complex choices.

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Stanford's GCEP awards $10.5 million for research on renewable energy

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Stanford scientists and an international research group receive funding to advance solar cells, batteries, renewable fuels and bioenergy.

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Stanford engineer helps curb disease and guard against bioterrorism

Monday, August 11, 2014

Professor Margaret Brandeau applies the decision-making principles of management science and engineering to save lives.

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Engineer’s analysis helps shape decisions from government to business

Friday, August 1, 2014

Professor Warren Hausman and his colleagues show that streamlining rules and regulations can be a more effective way to improve competitiveness than making costly investments in infrastructure to speed the flow of goods.

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Stanford Engineering Hero Kenneth Arrow helped pioneer operations research

Friday, March 28, 2014

Nobel Prize-winning economist launched a discipline that is now part of Management Sciences and Engineering.

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