March 5, 2008
MSU industrial and systems engineering student, James “Stan” Morelock, won 1st place in the Student Technical Paper Competition during the Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE) Region 3 student conference held at Mississippi State University on February 28 to March 2. The Region 3 is composed of 16 universities in the southeastern United States including Georgia Institute of Technology, University of Florida, Auburn, Louisiana State University, and University of Puerto Rico. Stan’s paper was based on an engineering project that he completed at Caterpillar using Six Sigma methods. Stan advances to the national competition to be held at the IIE Annual Conference and Expo in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada in May.
The ISE department is proud of Stan, and congratulates him on this outstanding achievement.