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Friday, September 26, 2014
During its recent annual meeting, the NAE recognized MS&E’s Sig Hecker with the Arthur M. Bueche Award "for contributions to nuclear science and engineering and for service to the nation through nuclear diplomacy.” The award recognizes an engineer who has shown dedication in science and...
Monday, September 1, 2014
This issue of our newsletter features award-winning research and up-and-coming scholars. You'll find research profiles of renowned MS&E professors and a current PhD candidate, a faculty promotion, opportunities for MS&E alumni and more. And we hope to see you this weekend for the Reunion!  
Monday, August 11, 2014
The high-stakes global logistical challenges of the Second World War gave birth to a new form of engineering focused on optimizing the manufacture, deployment and use of personnel and material to support U.S. military efforts across the globe. In the post-war years, the field that came to be known...
Friday, August 1, 2014
Imagine you are the trade minister for a growing country with two choices to increase competitiveness: invest in new infrastructure or reduce red tape. Or imagine being the CEO of a fashion retailer learning that you could improve profits 28 percent by changing your inventory practices so that you...
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
UPDATE: MS Alumni coming on Sat, Oct 25, should RSVP here for limited reserved seating at the Sutton Lecture and for the Networking Brunch. (No need to RSVP, if you cannot join us.)
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
A “Women in Venture” luncheon featured five women in senior venture capital positions who advised that there is definitely room at the top for more women. You’ll find a recap here. The evening event for students and alumni, summarized below, highlighted three MS&E alumni in prestigious venture...
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
As an undergraduate student at Stanford, Melissa Valentine never expected to become a professor. And she certainly never imagined she’d be back on campus as a member of the Management Science and Engineering faculty. Instead, she had planned to become a doctor. It was a fateful internship at the...
Friday, March 28, 2014
Kenneth Arrow was 51 years old when he shared the 1972 Nobel Prize in Economics and became the youngest person to receive that award, a distinction he retains to this day. Now 92, Arrow is the Joan Kenney Professor of Economics and a professor emeritus of Management Science and Engineering. In...
Thursday, March 27, 2014
“How do I brand/market myself?” “Which courses will strengthen my resume and improve my job prospects?” “What skills are needed for specific roles, such as project management?” “I’d like to eventually become an entrepreneur. What are some possible short-term career paths to help me prepare?”
Thursday, February 20, 2014
Stanford University has launched “Creativity: Music to My Ears,” a free, massive open online course teaching creative problem-solving skills through the lens of music. Taught by Stanford Engineering Professor Tina Seelig, the course features contributions of Warner Music Group artists, songwriters...

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