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    • Belt Line Feasibility Study: Final Report 

      Cha, Jane; Dimassi, Mike; Haynes, Derek; Kwak, Jean; Mian, Salman; Murphy, Ryan; Nedev, Nikolay; Riaz, Nabil; Zeller, Jason (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2003-04)
      The overall objective of this study is to assist the Atlanta City Council and URS in determining the feasibility of implementing a light rail system proposal to help alleviate Atlanta’s traffic and pollution problems and ...
    • Intel Logistics - Designing Cost-Effective Distribution Strategies for Intel's Proposed Ultra Low-Cost PC Chip Line 

      Coelho-Prabhu, Siddharth; Dharia, Arpit; Kotak, Akshay; Kumar, Jason; Mehta, Shyam; Ragunathan, Ranjini (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-04-30)
    • UPS NAAFN - Truck Scheduling for the North American Air Freight Network (NAAFN) Division of United Parcel Service (UPS) 

      Dhabliwala, Jessel; Patrick, Megan; Pelling, Tom; Petty, Nathan; Venugopal, Vikas; Yilmaz, Selin (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-04-30)
    • UPS Direct Ship - Design and Implementation of Auctions for Constrained Third-Party Carrier Networks at UPS 

      Buckler, Katie; Cunningham, Carlanna; Hennington, Jay; Kitchens, Kevin; Odneal, Patrick; Ward, Richard (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-04-30)
    • World Health Organization - Resource Allocation for Malaria Prevention 

      Cataldi, Michele; Cho, Christina; Gutierrez, Cesar; Hull, Jeff; Kim, Phillip; Park, Andrew (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-04-30)
    • Next Wave - Ocean Carrier Bid Optimization for the Next Wave Agency 

      Araya, Juan; Butts, Steven; Carroll, Owen; Sarver, Emily; Stowe, Justin; Zhang, Jan (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-04-30)
    • Application of Real-time Simulation to Improve Patient Satisfaction, Emory Crawford Long Hospital 

      Santo Domingo, Eileen; Qureshi, Junaid; Braza, Mark; Grivas, Nick; Williams, Ryan; Soler, Vivian (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-12-10)
      The team developed a predictive tool for patient wait-times in Emergency Departments. The tool utilizes discrete-event simulation in combination with real-time data to generate predictions. This work will enable low-severity ...
    • Improving Operations at Manheim Seattle 

      Fetic, Sanin; Gordillo, Alejandro; Gouws, Jacques; Guzman, Jorge; Mills, Lindsay; Reinhard, Margaret; Tovey, Craig A. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-12-10)
      The team recommended facility and operational changes for Manheim, the world's largest automobile resale company, at its Seattle site. The changes should increase net revenue by 14%, or $5.4 million annually, at a capital ...
    • Distribution Center Location and Expansion Plan, Platt Electric Supply 

      Cermenaro, Sara; Duarte, Jonathan; Vásquez, Julio; Villegas, Mariana; Virgil, Taylor; Willis, Luis (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-12-10)
      The project provided Platt Electric, the largest private wholesale electric supply distributor in the western United States, with different options for the expansion of their business and the addition of 110 branches. Using ...
    • World Food Programme Supply Chain Optimization 

      Morales, Alvaro; Bah, Elhadj; Wade, James; Li, Lawrence; Jimenez, Manuel; Aviles, Santiago (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2008-12-10)
      The team worked with the World Food Programme - food aid arm of the United Nations- on two supply chain problems: lack of smooth operations due to variability in donations, and lack of a standardized inventory management ...
    • Cooper Lighting: Sales Forecasting 

      Gegenheimer, Melissa; Hilterbrandt, Tessa; Kohler, Russell; Nelson, Matthew; Robbins, Stephanie; Sheffield, Matthew (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-04-29)
      In 2008 Cooper Lighting experienced a 28% sales forecasting error in one of their largest brands. The fact that Cooper Lighting has no reliable sales forecasting method has proved to be problematic in various areas of their ...
    • Mail Innovations Facility Expansion Design 

      Brown, Patrick; Corrales, Ricardo; Currier, Kathryn; Eser, Ahmet Emre; Reichardt, Helen; Smith, Jennifer (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-04-29)
      UPS Mail Innovations provides bulk mailers First-Class mail service for small packages at discounted rates. Customer demand for larger packages requires significant capacity expansion in both facilities and equipment. Our ...
    • Improving Quality Audits for GE Energy Airfoils 

      Chan, Michael; Dowla, Tareq; Lefkovitz, Myles; Manawar, Tanzil; Sun, Lance; Tsang, Chiu Tong (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-04-29)
      The project improved quality audits at GE Energy Airfoils by using correlation to reduce inspection times, an automated database to provide higher visibility of quality levels, and linear regression to develop more accurate ...
    • Creating software to compute the optimal number of newspapers to deliver to each sales outlet 

      Babb, Megan; Baggett, Jonathan W.; Barthelemy, Corey; Dickenson, Katie; Hughes, Amanda; Rogovin, Katie (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-04-29)
      The purpose of the project is to develop a method to calculate the optimal number of newspapers to deliver to each of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s 7500 sales outlets on each day of the week. The optimization model ...
    • Manheim Auto Auctions Aggregate Planning & Forecasting Project 

      Crance, Dustin; Demere, Raymond; Ferreira, Caroline; Strickland, Bradley; Welch, Charles; Norman, Terrence (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-12-09)
      In 2009, Manheim Inc.’s clients missed bidding on 50% of the cars they were interested in. Using regression analysis and forecasting, this team created a dynamic schedule updating predicted arrival windows for each vehicle ...
    • Procurement Planning for GE Energy 

      Ballowe, Charles; Gonzalez, Viviana; Hall, Sharece; Liss, David; Mukherjee, Meghna; Mukherjee, Ria; Solntsev, Stefan (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-12-09)
      The project determines the minimal cost policy for the procurement of wind turbine towers for GE Energy. Software is developed based on forecasting and optimization models that take into account purchasing and transportation ...
    • Optimization of Fueling Policy - Norfolk Southern Corp. 

      Chen, David; Curry, Susan; Lobo, Aldren; Lu, Yatong; Minderman, Tom; Thornton, Matthew; Zhu, Sheng-Bo (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010-05-05)
      Our team worked with Norfolk Southern Railway to optimize their locomotive fueling policy. We implemented a simulation based optimization model which gave an immediate value added of $8 million annually. A recommendation ...
    • Radiant Systems Field Services Redesign Project 

      Blakes, Dillon; Click, Josh; Craig, Ian; Darnowsky, Randy; Feyereisen, Joel; Kaylen, Kristina; Kent, Jesse; Weber, Mackenzie (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010-05-05)
      The team recommended Radiant Systems, the leading global manufacturer of point of sale products, a facility layout redesign and an inventory management tool for their field services division. Intensive data collection, a ...
    • Burger King® Senior Design Final Presentation 

      LaPerre, Jennifer; Powers, Matthew; Sears, Jared Trammell; Spicher, Stephen; Sugar, Patrick; Vila, Kristen (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010-05-05)
      The team addressed three areas of improvement for Burger King®: determining the optimal number of point-of-sale units, eliminating excessive labor hours, and reducing wait times in the drive-thru. The following three ...
    • GE Energy Parts Sharing Project 

      Bhatt, Manan; Desai, Saloni; Dhruv, Avadhi; Herman, Mark; Himani, Ariz; Lakhani, Mohsin; Narayanaswamy, Swathi (2010-12-15)
      The project designed a parts sharing system for GE Energy's gas turbines to minimize purchasing costs and residual part life. By employing successive network flow optimizations and grouping methods, the team demonstrated ...