Management Science and Engineering News

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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Stanford offers online creativity course featuring Warner Music Group artists

Thursday, February 20, 2014

Innovative online course connects participants around the world to build creative problem-solving skills through the lens of music.

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Michael May, professor emeritus, honored with Joseph A. Burton Forum Award

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

American Physical Society honors professor emeritus of economic systems and operations research for contributions to technical and policy issues pertaining to nuclear weapons, nuclear terrorism, energy and environmental impact.

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New Stanford center blends engineering with finance for better risk modeling

Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Faculty to use data analytics to provide faster, more accurate risk modeling that could help prevent future financial meltdowns.

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Stanford student of engineering and law influences Dodd-Frank law

Monday, January 6, 2014

Student’s analysis helps SEC solve a difficult problem with Wall Street reform law.

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Letter from the Dean

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Stanford engineers have always tackled the biggest challenges, and the past academic year was no exception.

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Stanford Engineering Year in Review

Monday, December 16, 2013

Stanford engineers are driven to change the world, and 2013 was no exception. Stanford Engineering faculty and students blazed new trails in energy, nanotechnology, bioengineering, education and many other fields.

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MS&E 273: Turning Stanford students into entrepreneurs

Thursday, December 5, 2013

Stanford Engineering's Technology Venture Formation class helps students convert ideas into businesses.

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Stanford School of Engineering names new engineering heroes

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.

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Innovative founders give tech start-ups an edge, Stanford research shows

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.

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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

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Stanford faculty awarded $2.2 million for innovative energy research

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.

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New Stanford Program Brings Innovative Engineering Ideas to Life

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.

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One of the greatest nuclear nonproliferation stories never told

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.

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Stanford Engineering's Mark Appel is No. 1 Major League Baseball Draft Pick

Friday, June 7, 2013

Appel, an All-American pitcher, heads to the Houston Astros.

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New Stanford Nanoscavengers Could Usher In Next Generation Water Purification

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

New synthetic nanoparticle could disinfect, depollute, and desalinate contaminated water and then get removed magnetically.

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DARPA Grant Will Help Stanford Dig Deep into the Big Data in Social Networks

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.

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The world through rose-colored blinders: A new mathematical model for how society becomes polarized

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.

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Eight Stanford Engineering Faculty Elected to National Academy of Engineering

Thursday, February 7, 2013

Election to the National Academy of Engineering is among the highest professional distinctions an engineer can receive.

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Big Challenges, Big Ideas: Stanford Engineering Year in Review

Monday, January 7, 2013

Letter from the Dean of Stanford Engineering.

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Stanford operations research expert Arthur Veinott Dies at 78

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.

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How “Black Swans” and “Perfect Storms” Become Excuses for Poor Risk Management

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.

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