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 2015

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The Effectiveness of Management By Walking Around (MBWA), Asma Razavi, Prajakta Patil, David Wigen, and Akshata Hosmath (Closed Project)

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‘PMO:LIVE’ @ CH2M: A Business Case, Asma Razavi, Sallam Thabet, and Alexis Wittman (Closed Project)

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Agricultural UAVs - A Case Study on Their Implementation in the US Market, Anna Revolinsky, Oneshin Aiken, Erfan Pakdamanian, and Patrick Nounkwa (Closed Project)

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Team Progress Report, Brian Rho, Nrupen Patel, Sai Krishna Yerneni, and Shoma Rai (Closed Project)

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Virtual Teams - How to Build and Maintain Trust?, Brian Rho, Nrupen Patel, Sai Krishna Yerneni, and Shoma Rai (Closed Project)

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Electric Bike Charging Stations, Kristina Rodgers and Daniel Lee (Closed Project)

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Information Security as a Competitive Advantage, Claudiu Rusnac (Closed Project)

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Team Progress Report, Ahmed Al Shareef, Felix Sie, Nithin Yadav Nimmala Ramesh, and Sudipta Tripathy (Closed Project)

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Virtual Teams: How Cultural Diversity Impacts Communication in Geographically Spread Teams, Ahmed Al Shareef, Felix Sie, Nithin Yadav Nimmala Ramesh, and Sudipta Tripathy (Closed Project)

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Measure Change in the Overall Benefit Index of Portland's Residents if Uber Transport Network Company is Permitted to Operate: Expressing Decision Parameters in NonLinear Programming, Mitsutaka Shirasaki, Shihab Hanayneh, Michael Smith, and Sridharkumar Paneerselvam (Closed Project)

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Impact Of New Technologies On Traditional Transportation Industries, Mitsutaka Shirasaki, Michael Smith, and Ali Al Suliman (Closed Project)

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Energy Efficiency Analysis: Portland State University - East Hall, Mitsutaka Shirasaki, Chih-jen Yu, Yongjun Lee, Pallavi Sandanshiv, and Qin Guo (Closed Project)

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Economic Evaluation of Lease vs Buy Option For Electric Vehicles (EV), Felix Sie, Pratheek Chintala, Purva Chhatre, Raghunath Viswanatha, and Yasaswi Deepak Kancherla (Closed Project)

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Selecting the Best Laptop for College Graduate Students, Felix Sie, Rafaa Khalifa, Raghunath Viswanatha, and Yasaswi Deepak Kancherla (Closed Project)

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A FIFA Sustainable Soccer Field in Every City (Pilot Project), Felix Sie, Joao Lavoie, Rafaa Khalifa, and Ross Lamberth (Closed Project)

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Marketing Strategy forTransferWise, Felix Sie, Jared Omulindi, Ahmed Shebab Alshereef, and David Wigen (Closed Project)

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Opportunity Identification: Data Privacy of US Individuals, Timothy Slevin-Vegdahl, Soheil Zarrin, Lisa Kain, and Joshua Schmidt (Closed Project)

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Annual Energy Outlook, Pooya Soltantabar (Closed Project)

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Decision Making in Multicultural Virtual Team, Ali Al Suliman, Minh Lu, and Yen Tran (Closed Project)

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Team Progress Report, Ali Al Suliman, Minh Lu, and Yen Tran (Closed Project)

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Green Cars: Do Open Innovation and Partnerships Help Tesla Motors to Improve Battery Performance and Cost Reducation, M. Tejohanish and Zuhair Alheayk (Closed Project)

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Optimal Maintenance Plan Within NCC (National Cement Company), Sallam Thabet, Pengsee Her, Anjan Bharthepudi, and Pratheek Chintala (Closed Project)

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Marketing Plan: REMzen, Jerrod Thomas, Kranthi Kumary Reddy Rapolu, Liyan Xiao, Purva Chhatre, Shiva Ram Reddy Singireddy, and Wendy Lally (Project)

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Forecasting the availability of bioprinted livers for human liver transplant, Bhaskar Uthanumalliah (Closed Project)

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Planning for a Semiconductor Ramp: Capacity and Staffing, Sumir Varma (Closed Project)

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Apollo Hospital Patient Database Upgrade, Komal Vinchhi, Sivagamasundari Sathappan, and Mike Smith (Closed Project)

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Intels's Competitive Strategy for Dominance in the Phone Market, Ori Wolman (Closed Project)

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Exploring the Digital Divide, Amitabha Worcester and Savannah Ernzen (Closed Project)

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PMO Implementation for Microsoft retail, Amitabha Worcester and Jacqueline McPherson (Closed Project)

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Selecting the Best Laptop for College Graduate Students, Amitabha Worcester, Shiva Ram Reddy, Kranthi Kumar Reddy, Jacqueline McPherson, and Pratheek Chintala (Closed Project)

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Competitive Analysis on Battery Electricc Vehicle (BEV) Market: A Case Study of Tesla Motor, Chih-Jen Yu (Closed Project)

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Boeing Drone Project: Marketing Plan, Chih-Jen Yu, Yongjun Lee, Kwasi Boateng, Ritu Chaturvedi, and Pallavi Sandanshiv (Closed Project)

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Motion Cookies - Preliminary Marketing Plan, Pei Zhang, Swati Kar, Timothy Calderwood, Pratheek Chintala, and Sridharkumar Paneerselvam (Closed Project)

Submissions from 2014

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Wearable Activity Tracker Technology Incremental Innovations and Continuous Impacts Internally, Lakshmi Achary, Nithin Yadav Nimmala Ramesh, Mufeed Yacoub, and Furkan Yildirim (Closed Project)

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Analysis of Risk, Fear, and Terrorism and its Effect on the Value of Statistical Life for Counterterrorism Expenditure Measures, Nameer Al-Mulla, Zeina Boulos, Srujana Penmetsa, Noppadon Vannaprapa, and Corey White (Closed Project)

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Hiring Practices at Innovative Companies, Paul Atkinson, Pallavi Sandanshiv, Prajakta Patil, and Jon McAnnis (Closed Project)

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SK-II Portable Facial Steamer Marketing Plan, Anjan Bharthepudi, Harry Pham, Larry Pham, Paweena Kongsansatean, and Rodney Danskin (Closed Project)

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Multi-Perspective Analysis of Cyberbullying due to Social Networking Technology, Avinash Reddy Bommineni, Ahlam Alsuwaida, Jonathan Lui, Pengsee Her, and Slavik Moskalets (Closed Project)

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Smart Wallet New Product Development Log, Viktoria Boss, Lukas Kessler, Paweena Kongsansatean, Sean McGraw, and Alaa Nour (Closed Project)

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Review of Graduate Certificate Programs in Project Management, Philip Bottjen, Rodney Danskin, Larry Pham, and Harry Pham (Closed Project)

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Technological Innovation: Comparison of Two U.S. Companies Apple Inc. and Google, Nertila Bregaj, Elizabeth Carole Gibson, and Julien Pessey (Closed Project)

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The Cost Effectiveness in Saving Water, Ritu Chaturvedi, Sherif Youssef, Sallam Thabet, Standley Limarta, Tien-Hao Wang, and Yi-Tseng Lin (Closed Project)

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Portland State University Library Comparative Analysis, Michael Clark (Closed Project)

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A Study of the Impacts of Corporate Culture Initiatives – MVV, Daragh Finn, Sara Bahrini, and Justin Krueger (Closed Project)

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Finex Marketing Plan, Daragh Finn, Viktoria Boss, Lukas Kessler, Justin Krueger, and Amitabha Worcester (Closed Project)

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Determining the Right Factors in Choosing an Undergraduate University, Jorge Garcia (Closed Project)

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What is the Correlation between Technology and the Supply Chain?, Elizabeth Gibson (Closed Project)

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Scheduling Supervisors for Camp Yakety Yak Using a Binary Program, Michelle Hribar (Closed Project)

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Determine the Place to Take Vacation for the Spring Break, Abhishek Jain, Eric Lin, Standley Limarta, and Teddy Wang (Closed Project)

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Technology Assessment of Waste Disposal Technologies for Tillamook County, Abhishek Jain, Jonathan Lui, Jing Jiang, Jorge Garcia, and Standley Limarta (Closed Project)

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Understanding VCs: Exit and Time, Jiali Ju (Closed Project)

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Social Media Recruiting, Monticha Khammuang and Yongjun Lee (Closed Project)

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Eco-Innovation: Innovation Goes Green, Momtaj Khanam, Monticha Khammuang, and Nikesh Gajavelly (Closed Project)

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The Uncanny Valley in Pet-like Robots, Paweena Kongsansatean, Tien-Hao Wang, and Yi-Tseng Lin (Closed Project)

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Tillamook County Waste Disposal Technology Assessment, Arvind Kumar, Ryan Menze, Joe Smith, and Jerrod Thomas (Project)

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Hierarchical Decision Model (HDM) to Determine the Best Place to Live after Graduating from College, Anna-Lena Lentz, Paul Atkinson, Anjan Bharthepudi, and Sudarat Poocharat (Closed Project)

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Policies Driving Wind Power Adoption in the Pacific Northwest, Jonathan Lui, Yongwen Gu, and Brandon Martin (Closed Project)

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Give Me Some Credit, Jared Nambwenya, Ami Solomon, and Tien Le (Closed Project)

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Application of Text-Mining Methodology for Organizational Learning Analysis, Kruti Narvekar (Closed Project)

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How can MOOCs be Utilized to Fill the Needs of Job Recruiters, Ally Nguyen, Joseph Lethlean, and Ross Lamberth (Closed Project)

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Assessing the Kinect Technology Acceptance/Diffusion into Healthcare (The case of Physical Therapy), Noshad Rahimi, Julie Glozarian, and Pramod Kumar Kakkireni (Closed Project)

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Innovation at Google, Kshiti Shah, Nameer Al-Mulla, Mario Bitzer, and Josh Caldwell (Closed Project)

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Team Journal Captivator, Andrew Thorsvik, Srujana Penmetsa, and Sharon Weaver (Closed Project)

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Team Journal Captivator, Andrew Thorsvik, Srujana Penmetsa, Sharon Weaver, and Joe Smith (Closed Project)

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Multi-Echelon Inventory Optimization: Modeling and Implementation Guide, Andrew Thorsvik, Greg Wease, Jejung Ha, Joshua Burkhow, and Kruti Narvekar (Closed Project)

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Application of Data Mining to Evaluate the Survival on the Titanic, Noppadon Vannaprapa, Srujana Penmetsa, and Jesus Martinez (Closed Project)

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Employee Grievance Handling and Methodology, Jeanne Victor, Anusha Muthiah, and Rasika Surve (Closed Project)

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The Calculation of Beta, Bing Wang (Closed Project)

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Third Wave Power -- Strategic Marketing Planform Power Pad, Alexis Wittman, Babek Attari, Bilgehan Yildiz, Stephanie Arendt, and Yen Tran (Closed Project)

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Decision Support System for Energy Storage Technologies in Renewable Energy Sources, Medhane Wubet, Nithin Yadav Nimmala Ramesh, and Pramod Kumar Kakkireni (Closed Project)

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Renewable Energy Options for Oregon State by HDM, Medhane Wubet, Alexander Wubet, and Momtaj Khanam (Closed Project)

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Solar Power Industry: Residential Consumer, Solar Panel Manufacturer and Utility Company Perspective, Furkan Yildirim, Harry Pham, Jeff Ramsey, Jiabing Zhang, and Larry Pham (Closed Project)

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Correlation and Regression Analysis of Vehicle's CO2 Emissions, Chih-jen Yu (Closed Project)

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Team Project Report on DSLR Camera Choosing for 18-30 Years Old College Students, Chih-Jen Yu, Jiabing Zhang, Monticha Khammuang, and Pei Zhang (Closed Project)

Submissions from 2013

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Sellwood Bridge Project, Mimie Abdulai, Saranya Durairajan, Nan Hu, Charles ShengTe Tsai, and Kevin van Blommestein (Closed Project)

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Technology Forecasting: Electric Vehicle Batteries, Mimie Abdulai, Kevin van Blommestein, Elizabeth Gibson, and Yongwen Gu (Closed Project)

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Technology forecasting for DRAM, Abrahim Abdulsater, Saranya Durairajan, Maria Ibarra, Alaa Nour, and Selen Yilmaz (Closed Project)

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Forecasting The Adoption Rate of Telemedicine In U.S.A. Rural Area By Using Bass Model, Hamad Alanazi (Closed Project)

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Investigate the Adoption Barriers of Telemedicine, Hamad Alanazi (Closed Project)

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Digital Media Battleground, Fahad Alhajri, James Bowen, Brian Brewer, Meles Hagos, Farzad Moshfegh, Srujana Penmetsa, and Jerrod Thomas (Project)

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Marketing Plan for NUIA eyeCharm for Kinect: An Eye Tracking Solution from 4tiitoo, Asem Alluhibi, Neil Brown, Nina Chaichi, Jejung Ha, and Shabnam Razeghian Jahromi (Closed Project)

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Team Process Report, Nameer Al-Mulla, Ignacio Castillejos, Julie Golzarian, Kruti Narvekar, Kshiti Shah, and Namitha Shetty (Closed Project)

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OIT Online Web Presence, Ali Alsahaf, Ryan Menze, Farzad Moshfegh, and Jerrod Thomas (Project)

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Important Factors in LEED's Water Efficiency Strategies, Sara Bahrini and Ritu Chaturvedi (Closed Project)

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Strategy Plan for Finex, Sara Bahrini, Rachanida Koosawangsri, Shabnam Jahromi, and Rohit Varma (Closed Project)

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The Future of 3D Printing for the Consumer Household, Aparna Balasubramanian, Curt Edmondson, and Kruti Narvekar (Closed Project)

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Marketing Plan: Microsoft Surface Pro, Ritu Bidasaria, Tila Bregaj, Garrett Gilliland, Mehdi Toobaei, and Namitha Shetty (Closed Project)

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Project Report: Microsoft Surface Pro - Market Research Log, Ritu Bidasaria, Tila Bregaj, Garrett Gilliland, Mehdi Toobaei, and Namitha Shetty (Closed Project)

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Surfboard Industry Forecast, Ritu Bidasaria, Garrett Gilliland, Wilson Zehr, and Bahareh Saatchi (Closed Project)

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TFDEA for 3D Printers, Ritu Bidasaria, Ignacio Lethlean, Joseph Lethlean, Kshiti Shah, and Sheng-Te Tsai (Closed Project)

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Energy Efficient Outdoor Lighting: Case Study, Economic Analysis, Model Development, and Application, Mario Bitzer, Viktoria Boss, David Burchfield, Nina Chaichi, James Eastham, and Sumir Varma (Closed Project)

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Student Scheduling at a Charter School, Fannie Black, David Tucker, Chih-Jen Yu, and Tim Calderwood (Closed Project)

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Product to Service Inflection Point, Chandana Bonthu, Greg Wease, Ashish Mishra, Monticha Khammuang, Nikesh Gajavelly, Anna-Lena Lentz, and Paul Atkinson (Closed Project)

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Non-Financial Methods for Individual and Team Motivation, Chandana Bonthu, Jiangbing Zhang, Larry Pham, and Anna-Lena Lentz (Closed Project)

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An Analysis of Electric Vehicles in the Portland Market, Viktoria Boss, Josh Caldwell, Daragh Finn, Lukas Kessler, Chris Manning, Christine Radlinger, and Bilgehan Yildiz (Closed Project)

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Boeing: Meeting Customer's Needs, Now and Future Engineering & Technology Management, Philip Bottjen, Rodney Danskin, Harry Pham, and Larry Pham (Closed Project)

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Municipal Wastewater Asset Prioritization Using Hierarchical Decision Modeling, Nertila Bregaj, Nina Chaichi, Sean McGraw, Alaa Nour, Melinda Pizarro, and Jeremy Provenzola (Closed Project)

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Final Report: Dr. Alavi, Tila Bregaj, Thanaporn Ngarmnil, and Mehdi Toobaei (Closed Project)

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Regression Analysis: Real Estate Comparison Between Two Neighborhoods in Oregon and Texas, Neil Brown (Closed Project)

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Construction Contractor Selection: Comparing and Contrasting Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) and Analytic Hierarchy Process (AHP), Neil Brown and Alex Julien (Closed Project)