This collection contains research reports authored by students and student teams in the Engineering and Technology Management program at Portland State University (PSU), and serve to partially fulfill their requirements for Master's degrees in Engineering and Technology Management.

Many reports are openly available to researchers anywhere. However, due to the inclusion of proprietary content in the reports many are limited to PSU students, staff and faculty.

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Submissions from 2018

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How Does Communication Contribute to Cross- Functional Team Dysfunction and Success?, Tanzila Akhter, Bob Greenlee, Erica Merckling, and Alexandra Starrett (Closed Project)

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Disruptive Innovation Antecedents as a Source of Competitive Advantage, Deemah Alassaf (Closed Project)

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Selecting the Optimal IT Outsourcing Solution For SMEs, Deemah Alassaf (Closed Project)

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Decision Making with Analytic Hierarchy Process to Expedite the Manufacturing Process at Streimer Sheet Metal Works, lnc., Mustafa Almuzel (Closed Project)

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Tesla Solar Roof Marketing Plan, Mustafa Almuzel, Touraj Goudarznia, Ali Daneshi, Mohammadsaleh Saadatmand, and Mufeed Yacoub (Project)

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Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) Best Service Provider Decision Making with Using Hierarchical Decision Model (HDM), Fayez Alsoubaie (Project)

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Analysis of Residential and Auto Break-in Records in Taipei City, Afnan Althoupety, Aishwarya Joy, Juchun Cheng, Priyanka Patil, and Tejas Deshpande (Project)

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Enterprise Marketing Automation Software Selection, Anju Babu (Project)

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Car Dealership Strategy Recommendations Based upon Historical Sales Data, Kyndra Beebeheiser, Tasha Harris, Ronnie Schneider, and Gabe McBride (Closed Project)

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Miracle Mirror: Functional, Financial and Efficient, Aruna Bhatia, Brian Lux, and Page Bailey (Closed Project)

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Exploring the Functions and Applications of Organizational Foresight Programs, Joshua Binus (Closed Project)

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Lean Startups and Strategic Management, Joshua Binus, Horatiu Corban, Stephanie Miller, and Hans VanDerSchaaf (Project)

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Innovation in Formula SAE Teams as Applied to Viking Motorsports: A Case Study, Pawel Buczkowski (Closed Project)

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A Hierarchal Decision Model to Determine the Most Promising Tier-2 Space Agency, Smarajit Chakraborty (Project)

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Gaining a Competitive Advantage as the new leading Wind Power OEM, Horatiu Corban (Closed Project)

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Marketing Plan for the LG Rollable TV, Blair Davis, Dana Bakry, Jake Stevens, Marthed Mohammed, Lennae Misiewicz, and Kate Kula (Closed Project)

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Using HDM to Evaluate Investment Potential of Cryptocurrencies, Christopher Davis (Closed Project)

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Emotional Intelligence and Leadership, Lily Fitzpatrick, Rasika Shete, and Roland Richards (Closed Project)

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Software Version Control Tool, Harshitha Gadirajurrett (Closed Project)

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Impact of Leadership on Team’s Performance, Harshitha Gadirajurrett, Raj Srinivasan, Jake Stevens, and Nihal Jeena (Project)

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Choosing the Best Software for Spec Review: An Analytic Hierarchy Process Approach, Bob Greenlee (Project)

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Best Devices to Replace Laptops at Intel, Aayushi Gupta (Project)

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Future of Transportation: Hyperloop, Aayushi Gupta, Anju Babu, Catalina Reyes, Lipishree Vrushabhendra, and Alex Tacco Melendez (Project)

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Shift Scheduling Optimization for PSU Library, Aayushi Gupta, Anju Babu, Lipishree Vrushabhendra, Shivani Purwar, and Shravankumar Doosa (Project)

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Comma.ai Marketing Plan, Gaya Haciane, Rassaniya Lerdphayakkarat, Papit Meteekotchadet, Juliana Kutch, Jon Roschke, and Hakan Kutgun (Closed Project)

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Data Warehousing Class Project Report, Gaya Haciane, Chuan Chieh Lu, Rassaniya Lerdphayakkarat, and Rudraxi Mitra (Project)

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Resiliency & Energy Planning for the Broadway Corridor, Bill Henry (Closed Project)

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Banking on Blockchain, Stephan Hoo-Fatt (Closed Project)

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The Impact of Cultural Communication on Team Performance, Bret Hunley, Smarajit Chakraborty, and Stephen MacDonald (Project)

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HR for a Dental Implant Manufacturer, Chatchai Kubpiyajanya, Shravankumar Doosa, and Papit Meteekotchadet (Closed Project)

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Analysis of the Technology Transfer of the Governmental Organization in Thailand by using SWOT, Rassaniya Lerdphayakkarat (Closed Project)

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What Demand Response Incentivize Mechanism Captures the Highest Customer Participation and Retention?, Stephen MacDonald (Closed Project)

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Outsourcing Strategies in Software Engineering, Cody Miller (Project)

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Technological Evolution in Software Engineering, Cody Miller (Project)

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Growth in the Internet Technology Market of Identity and Access Management, Stephanie S. Miller (Closed Project)

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Choosing a Distributed Energy Resource for a Homeowner, Lennae Misiewicz (Closed Project)

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Decision Making with the Analytic Hierarchy Process for Cover Electricity Shortage Projects in Sudan, Marthed Mohammed (Closed Project)

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Impact of Intel’s Technology in the Future of Sports, Krishna Priya Muraleedharan, Raj Srinivasan, Harshitha Gadirajurrett, Shraddha Zingade, and Nihal Jeena (Closed Project)

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Decision Making Process for Household Travel Mode Choice, Jacqueline Nayame (Closed Project)

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US Forest Service Seasonal Field Work Optimization Issue, Donavon Nigg, Erica Merckling, Jacqueline Nayame, and Konstantin Tuv (Closed Project)

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Minimizing Commute Distance for Small Groups: A Linear Programming Approach, Kevin Payne, Kritika Kumari, Levi Huddleston, and Rabi Hassan (Project)

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Selecting the Best Digital Camera for an Amateur Photographer using HDM, Nagarjun Hassan Ranganath (Closed Project)

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Best Buy’s Competitive Strategy in Amazon Era, Asma Razavi (Closed Project)

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Choosing the Most Suitable AR-enabled Wearable for Industrial Use, Roland Richards (Project)

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Stock Selection using Data Envelopment Analysis, Mohammadsaleh Saadatmand (Closed Project)

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How Managers can Create a Fair Compensation Procedure in the Engineering Sector, Jose Banos Sanchez (Project)

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Using HDM to Find a New Laptop Check-out System for the Office of Student Financial Aid and Scholarships, Dave Sherman (Closed Project)

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Selecting the Optimum Combination of Classes using a Hierarchical Decision Model (HDM), Buck Smith (Closed Project)

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Dynamic Capabilities related to Converging Software Markets, Mike Smith (Project)

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Decision Model for selecting CRM software for an Organization, Raj Srinivasan (Closed Project)

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Hierarchical Decision Model for the selection of an Artificial Intelligence software program for Field Service Management Operations at Elekta Inc., Jake Stevens (Closed Project)

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The Integration of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in Field Service Operations, Jake Stevens (Closed Project)

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HDM Model to Select Marketing Analyst Job Offer, Alex Tacco-Melendez (Project)

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Hierarchical Decision Model - Location Selection of a Traditional Ecuadorian Food Restaurant in Portland, Alex Tacco-Melendez (Closed Project)

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App Pricing Decision Using Hierarchical Decision Model (HDM), Binu Kamundakathil Thomas (Closed Project)

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A Hierarchical Decision Model for Ranking the Approval Criteria of Foundation of Industrial Zones in Turkey, Mert Cihan Tonkal (Closed Project)

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Health IT Organization Should Use Security As a Competitive Advantage, Jessie Truong (Closed Project)

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Silicon Forest, the Tier-2 Stagnation, Jessie Truong, Jose Banos Sanchez, Mohammad Al Gafly, Shreyas Vasanth, and Smarajit Chakraborty (Closed Project)

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Hierarchical Decision Model of Utility Battery Energy Storage Implementation, Nicole Wehner (Closed Project)

Submissions from 2017

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Designing a Decision Model for Car Engine Selection in Oregon, Amit Aldawoodi, Anchal Singh, Bobby Romanski, Lipishree Vrushabhendra, and Rami Aldawoodi (Closed Project)

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Decision Making Model for Choosing a Graduate School Program, Rami Aldawoodi (Closed Project)

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Mass Customization and The Experience Economy, Ali Al Gafly (Closed Project)

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Car Dealership Profitability Maximization, Mohammed Al-Hadi, Kyndra Beebeheiser, Ali Eljayar, Dmitry Gryaznov, and Tasha Harris (Closed Project)

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Nokia’s Smartphones: What Happened, and What Possibly Happens? A Review of Nokia’s Strategic Management of Technology Prior to 2014, and an Analysis of the Current and Future Situations, Ahmed Alibage (Closed Project)

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Marketing Plan for June Smart Oven, Ali Alkhafaji, Page Bailey, Aruna Bhatia, Juchun Cheng, Rashi Tiwari, and Komal Vinchhi (Closed Project)

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Water Supply Survey Planning: Route and Team Optimization, Haitham Alkharboosh, Ramya Priya Guntipalli, Eva Forrester, Rushikesh Jirage, and Ronnie Schneider (Closed Project)

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Energy Forecasting, Mohamed Almusallam (Closed Project)

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Big Data & Big Money: The Integration of IoT’s into The National Football League, Mustafa Almuzel, Jesse Fritz, Mitch Sikapizye, and Mohammadsaleh Saadatmand (Closed Project)

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Gone in 60: Stolen Cars, Yaser Alnasri (Closed Project)

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Site Selection Evaluation utilizingHDM model & STEEP perspectives:Case Study - Pyramid Power, Yaser Alnasri, Aruna Bhatia, Nirupama Mantha, Mark Ryan, Mike Smith, and Komal Vinchhi (Closed Project)

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What Country Makes the Best Place for Work? By usingHierarchical Decision Model (HDM), Bashair Al Saglab (Closed Project)

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Application of Decision Making to Evaluate Renewable Energy Alternatives for Hawaii Island, Bashair Al Saglab, Shahram Khorasanizadeh, Vidhi Chokshi, and Maria Pat Chavarria (Closed Project)

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Free Clean Drinking Water for All Based on the PCAST Report, Bashair Al Saglab, Rassaniya Lerdphayakkarat, and Tin Nguyen (Closed Project)

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Economic Analysis of Residential Alternative Energy Production in Oregon, Bashair Al Saglab, Chuan Chieh Lu, Nader Beltaif, and Papit Meteekotchadet (Closed Project)

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System Engineering in Health Care System: A Case Study for Self-Monitoring Technology, Diabetes, Nouf Alswine and Haitham Alkharboosh (Closed Project)

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Evaluation of Communication Protocols for Home Automation Application, Ahmed Alzahrani (Closed Project)

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The Effects of Remote Work on Team Building, Ahmed Alzahrani, Ali Alkhafaji, Kate Kula, Marwan Zaid, and Nasim Karami (Closed Project)

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Evaluation of Smart Home Hubs, Ahmed Alzahrani, Majed Alshamlani, Wei-Chen Hsu, and Shreyas Harish (Closed Project)

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Samsung Gear VR Marketing Plan, Ahmed Alzahrani, Horatiu Corban, Wei-Chen Hsu, Chuan Chieh Lu, and Xuran Dai (Closed Project)

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Selecting the Best Carsharing Alternative for Tourists around the Portland Area, Ahmed Alzahrani, Xuran Dai, Saeed Alzahrani, Wei-Chen Hsu, and Rashi Tiwari (Closed Project)

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Education Nonprofit Organization: A Hierarchical Decision Modeling Tool for State Engagement Choice, D. Eric Arzola, John Bauer, Joshua Binus, Shivani Purwar, and Alexis Wittman (Closed Project)

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SpaceX Satellite Constellations, Anju Babu, Kevin Camp, and Wray Price (Project)

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US Policies and Impacts on Stem Cells Advancements under NNI, Akash Bali and Bhavana Ramesh (Closed Project)

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Exclusive Summary: Diabetes Happy Meal, Bhawinee Banchongraksa (Project)

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Innovation and Development of Lipsticks, Bhawinee Banchongraksa (Closed Project)

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Maximizing Profit of Certification Services Provided by NRTLs, Bhawinee Banchongraksa, Chatchai Kubpiyajanya, Mufeed Yacoub, and Tiffany Tran (Project)

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Selecting a Wearable GPS Device for Children, Bhawinee Banchongraksa, Jessie Truong, Chuan Chieh Lu, Mufeed Yacoub, and Papit Meteekotchadet (Closed Project)

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Ring Video Doorbell Marketing Plan, Rodolfo Barce, Henry Janzen, Sema Kirkewoog, Colette Marthaller, and John Bauer (Closed Project)

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Eco Faucet (Development Log), Rudy Barce, Achala Kaushikkar, Sema Kirkewoog, and Sneha Prabhu (Closed Project)

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Agile Approach as a Way to Promote Innovativeness in Software Development: A Literature Review, Husam Barham (Closed Project)

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Neighborhood Tool, John Bauer (Closed Project)

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Line Optimization in Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing, Nicole Bereczki, Bobby Romanski, and Edwin Vilanova Velez (Closed Project)

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Optimization Model For Multiple Project Management, Aruna Bhatia, Gaya Haciane, Juchun Cheng, Sivagamasundari Sathappan, and Tejas Deshpande (Closed Project)

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1-Less-Watt: A Community Based Energy Supplier, David Burchfield (Closed Project)

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Dilemmas in Not Invented Here Syndrome, Surekha Chanamolu, Shihab Hanayneh, Lennae Misiewicz, Marthed Mohammed, and Jacqueline Nayame (Project)

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Hierarchical Decision Model (HDM) for selecting a Microcontroller (MCU) for Smart Water Meter IoT, Surekha Rani Chanamolu (Closed Project)

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Daycare Center Selection using Hierarchical Decision Model, Maria Chavarria (Closed Project)

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Decision Model for Mobile Phone ODM (Original Design Manufacture) Vendor Selection, Juchun Cheng (Closed Project)

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Multicultural Conflict Resolution Strategy, Juchun Cheng, Roli Eyetsemitan, Bobby Romanski, and Konstantin Tuv (Closed Project)

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Hyper-Converged Infrastructure: Analysis of HPE’s Decision to Acquire SimpliVity, Juchun Cheng, Bret Hunley, Devender Kaur, and Erica Merckling (Closed Project)