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 2012

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Google's Strategic Business Model, Tila Bregaj, Amit Hulme, Sean McGraw, Alaa Nour, and Melinda Pizarro (Closed Project)

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Project Management Comparison: Boeing 787 Dreamliner and Virgin Galactic WhiteKnightTwo / SpaceShipTwo, Neil Brown, Bahareh Saatchi, Zeina Boulos, Alex Julien, and Rajasree Talla (Closed Project)

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Analyzing the Portland-Milwaukie Light Rail Project: An Engineering Economic Perspective, Ignacio Castillejos, Jorge Garcia, Kshiti Shah, and Jubin Upadhyay (Closed Project)

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Identifying Fundamentals of Project Management for Software Development, Ignacio Castillejos, Yulia Kamatkova, and Jubin Upadhyay (Closed Project)

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Teamwork Pandas Process Report, Yonghee Cho, Maria M. Ibarra, Jing Jiang, Rachanida Koosawangsri, Soumya Siricilla, and Tina Swenson (Closed Project)

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New Product Introduction of Telecommunication Companies, Mel Cooper (Closed Project)

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MChip Marketing Plan, Melvin Cooper (Closed Project)

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An Economic Analysis of Renewable Ocean Energy Projects Aquabuoy vs. the Powerbuoy Using the EPRI Economic Assessment Methodology, Melvin Cooper, Niharika Jeena, Vijay Kovvuri, Xiaowen Wang, and J. Curtis Edmondson (Closed Project)

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Investigation of High Volume Manufacturing Plant Cycle Time and Yield Performance by Partitioning on Equipment, Matthew Crews (Closed Project)

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The Hierarchical Decision Model for Non-profit Organization’s Project Selection, Rodney Danskin, Sarah Griffis, Kruti Narvekar, Tin Nguyen, Phaneendra Rampalli, and Bing Wang (Closed Project)

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Kraft Project Management Office, Chris Davis, Jeremy Provenzola, and Mehdi Toobaei (Closed Project)

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In-Line Baggage Screening Improvements: A Project Management Analysis, Lisa Diercksen, Garrett Gilliland, Vijay Kovvuri, Mark Minzlaff, and Jeremy Provenzola (Closed Project)

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Technology Roadmap – The ‘Complete EHR’ Toward Higher Quality Patient Care, Saranya Durairajan, Amit Hulme, Sean McGraw, Sajeda Tamimi, and Jubin Upadhyay (Closed Project)

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Microprocessor Technology Forecasting using TFDEA, Saranya Durairajan, Maria M. Ibarra, Shabnam Razeghian Jahromi, Kayvan Javadi, Noshad Rahimi, and Bahareh Saatchi (Closed Project)

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Hierarchy Decision Model for Managing Innovative R&D Product Development Projects, Saranya Durairajan, Maria M. Ibarra, Izad Khormaee, and Daria Spatar (Closed Project)

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Using a Case Study Approach to Understanding R&D Communication Barriers, James Eastham, David Tucker, Dong-Joon Lim, Fahad Aldhaban, and Judith Estep (Closed Project)

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Marketing Plan: The Cube, James Eastham, David Tucker, Joe Smith, Alex Julien, and Sandeep Bhendigeri (Closed Project)

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Quality Culture Selection for New Product Development (NPD) Organizations Using Hierarchal Decision Modeling (HDM), James Eastham, David Tucker, J. Smith, and Rohit Varma (Closed Project)

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PLM Software Selection Model for Project Management using Hierarchical Decision Modeling with Criteria from PMBOOK Knowledge Areas, James Eastham, David Tucker, Sumir Varma, and Scott Sutton (Closed Project)

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Application of a Cross-Disciplinary Taxonomy: Technology Transfer of Energy Innovations from Government Labs, Judith Estep (Closed Project)

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Wind and Hydropower Integration: A Socio-Political Evaluation of Bonneville Power Administration’s Management of Over-Generation and Spill, David Fortney (Closed Project)

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Effects of Government Energy Policy on Energy Technology Innovation: The case of Renewable Technologies in the US Electricity Sector, Edwin Garces (Closed Project)

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Barriers to Healthcare Innovation, Parisa Ghafoori, Michael Link, Kruti Narvekar, and Selen Yilmaz (Closed Project)

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Project Management Office at MTI, Parisa Ghafoori, Priti Maheshwari, and Xiaowen Wang (Closed Project)

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Open Source Software – Implications on Technology Management, Shreya Goyal, Renu Biradar, Puniti Singla, and Phaneendra Rampalli (Closed Project)

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Selecting a Gaming Console using Hierarchical Decision Modeling, Desirability and Utility analysis, Tim Griffin, Tin Nguyen, Garrett Gilliland, and Michael Uffelman (Closed Project)

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Business Plan for Bolt and Brush Print and Paint House, Sarah Griffis and Sarah Miller (Closed Project)

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Enhancing the Process of Redistricting in Metro Area Using Operation Research Approach, Meles Hagos, Niharika Jeena, Yuan Xu, Zack Khalifa, and Patrick Pai (Closed Project)

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RollTop Marketing Plan, Liliya Hogaboam, Yonghee Cho, Rupha Natarajan, Abrahim Sater, Jiali Ju, and Jeremy Provenzola (Closed Project)

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A Way to Understand the Process, Improve and Come Up with Outstanding Outcomes in a Team, Liliya Hogaboam, Fredy Gomez, Aparna Balasubramanian, Jorge Garcia, Rajasree Talla, and Rupha Natarajan (Closed Project)

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Project Report: Techsoft Service Center (IT SVC) Performance Analysis, Lokesh Honnappa and Puniti Singla (Closed Project)

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Effects of Financial Crisis on Technology Transfer from Universities in the United States, Niharika Jeena (Closed Project)

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Knowledge Management in an Organization: Does it Improve Innovation?, Niharika Jeena (Closed Project)

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Location Selection for Fabless Firms, Niharika Jeena, Meles Hagos, Charles Tsai, Yuan Xu, and Zack Khalifa (Closed Project)

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Bridge Project Management Now/Then Comparison, Niharika Jeena, Joseph Lethlean, Tri Nguyen, Chun Fan Pai, and Yuan Xu (Closed Project)

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Using PESTEL to Evaluate the Macro-Environment and Outline Strategies for Competitive Advantage, Ryan M. Jenson (Closed Project)

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Digital Luggage Weighing Machine Development Log, Alex Julien, Mohamed Borgan, Phaneendra Rampalli, Puniti Singla, and Sandeep Bhendigeri (Closed Project)

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Critical Elements of R&D Management: Case Study of Three Firms from Different Sectors of Industry, Zack Khalifa, Nertila Bregaj, Melinda Pizarro, and Baraa Abudawod (Closed Project)

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TRM for Next Generation PC: Hybrid-PC, Zack Khalifa, Mohamed Burgan, Tila Bregaj, and Manar Al Mallak (Closed Project)

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Alternative Fuel Economic Analyses for Freight Trucks, Arvind Kumar, Justin Thompson, Thanaporn Ngarmnil, Mahsa Eshghi, Mehdi Toobaei, and Timothy Calderwood (Closed Project)

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Multiple Program Resource Forecasting with Variation in Award Date, Duration, and Effort, Daniel LaValley (Closed Project)

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Identifying the Major Barriers to Renewable Distributed Generation: A review and survey, Anthony Michael Levenda (Closed Project)

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Forecast of Wireless Communication Technology: A Comparative Study of Regression and TFDEA Model, Dong-Joon Lim (Closed Project)

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Team Process Report: Team 3, Jonathan Lui, Ritu Chaturvedi, Greg Wease, Jejung Ha, and Jon McAnnis (Closed Project)

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Microsoft’s Cloud Computing Technology Strategies, Minh Lu (Closed Project)

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Application of Reference Models in Technology Management, Farshad Madani (Project)

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Managing Knowledge-based Projects, Farshad Madani (Project)

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Case Study: The Optimization of Information Flow & Organization in Software Development, Farshad Madani, Bing Wang, Xiaowen Wang, Corey White, and Liying Wang (Project)

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Strategic Management of Information Technology, Priti Maheshwari (Closed Project)

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Team 2 Process Report: How Team 2 Became Team Velocity, Mohammad Mansour, Mitra Amini, Sara Bahrini, Bahareh Saatchi, Carl Nielsen, and Puniti Singla (Closed Project)

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TB Fud PMO: Defining the Path to Success, Mohammad Mansour, Carl Nielsen, and Jessica Lucas (Closed Project)

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Facebook: Galaxy of Chunk into Data Management and Financial Empire, Sam Melhem (Closed Project)

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Obstacles to Market for V2V and V2I Safety Technologies, Ashish Mishra, Blair Hasler, Jejung Ha, Kruti Narvekar, Leopoldo Marino, and Pinprapa Pakdeekasem (Closed Project)

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EcoDistricts: Building Sustainable Cities Block by Block, Caroline Mudavadi, Niharika Jeena, Chun Fan Pai, Karina Hershberg, Xiaowen Wang, and Yuan Xu (Closed Project)

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Dynamics Capabilities, Caroline Mudavadi, Farshad Madani, Garrett Gilliland, and Corey White (Project)

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A Proposal for funding to The Maseeh College of Engineering and Computer Science Innovation Program at Portland State University, Innovation: Stroker Billiard Accessory, Caroline Mudavadi, Corey White, Christophe Perrenoud, Xiaowen Wang, and Melvin Cooper (Closed Project)

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The Nintendo Cycle, Kruti Narvekar (Closed Project)

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Research Paper: Strategic Management Analysis “iPad 2”, Aarthi Neethirajan (Closed Project)

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Forecasting the Adoption Pattern of RFID in Hospitals, Aarthi Neethirajan, Priti Maheshwari, Rajasree Talla, and Shreya Goyal (Closed Project)

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Leveling Demand Across the Portland Fire Department Using Non-linear Goal Programming, Alaa Nour, Baraa Abudawod, Corey White, Jeremy Provenzola, and Sean McGraw (Closed Project)

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Comparison of Effective Project Management Methodologies used in the Health Care & Manufacturing Industries, Alaa Nour, Amit Hulme, Baraa Abudawod, Melinda Pizarro, and Selen Yilmaz (Closed Project)

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Portland State University E-CRM System Implementation, Christophe Perrenoud (Closed Project)

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Team Process Report: Team 4, Christophe Perrenoud, Byung Sung Yoon, Baraa Abudawod, Meles Hagos, and Sarah Griffis (Closed Project)

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Data Warehouse Governance Best Practices, Nayem Rahman, Sowmini Sengupta, and Fahad Aldhaban (Closed Project)

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Calibration of Cookstove Sensors using Linear Regression, Laila Rahmatian (Closed Project)

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Technology Roadmapping for Composite Technology in Saudi Arabia, Term Project, Emad Razzaghi, Mousa Alharbi, Zakariya Khalifa, and Mohamed Borgan (Closed Project)

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NPD Target Setting for LCD Technology Using TFDEA, Neil Runde and Dong-Joon Lim (Closed Project)

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Economical Feasibility of Green Construction, Claudiu Rusnac, Baraa Abudawod, Asem Alluhibi, Shailabh Mazari, Ahmed Bohliqa, Jiali Ju, and Adam Bobek (Closed Project)

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Fight for Flight-- Airbus vs. Boeing Competing for Technology and Markets in the Aviation Industry, Kshiti Shah, KungChe Hsieh, Namitha Shetty, Noppadon Vannaprapa, Philip Bottjen, and Vijay Kovvuri (Closed Project)

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Knowledge Reuse in Open Source Software Development, Namitha Shetty (Closed Project)

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Enhancing the Process of Redistricting in Metro Area Using Operation Research Approach, Benjamas Siriwannangkul, Byung Sung Yoon, Chun Fan Pai, Shih Po Su, and Yuan Xu (Closed Project)

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Business Plan For Riverside Energy LLC, Matt Smeraglio (Closed Project)

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University Technology Transfer in Russia Case of Higher School of Economics, Nizhny Novgorod Branch, Daria Spatar (Closed Project)

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Models for Energy Portfolio of Sustainable Energy Sources in Oregon: Minority Report – Group 2, Rajasree Talla, Rajesh Talla, and Rupha Natarajan (Closed Project)

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Assessing Battery Technologies for Battery Electric Vehicles (BEVs), Andrew Thorsvik, Kon Abdulai, nan Hu, and Sheng-Te Tsai (Closed Project)

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Data -mining In Case Management System: Wells Fargo Fraud Referral Unit, Michael Uffelman, Nandini Mahendran, and Niharika Jeena (Closed Project)

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Development Log: Cool People Inc., Jubin Upadhyay, Ziyad Alzamil, Apisit Charoensupyanan, Chakaphan Pornsatit, Dinesh Soysa, and Fredy Gomez (Closed Project)

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Project Report: iCam Marketing Plan, Jubin Upadhyay, Ziyad Alzamil, Dong-Joon Lim, Apisit Charoensupyanan, and Chakaphan Pornsatit (Closed Project)

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Residential Energy Efficient Device Selection - South Africa, Kevin C. van Blommestein (Closed Project)

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Marketing Plan Samsung Galaxy Skin, Kevin C. van Blommestein, Aarthi Neethirajan, Mousa Alharbi, Rajasree Talla, Rajesh Talla, and Zack Khalifa (Closed Project)

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About Describing Informal Knowledge Network and Defining Formal Knowledge Networks within Organizations, Bing Wang (Closed Project)

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Competitive Pricing using Data Envelopment Analysis - Pricing for Oscilloscopes, Bing Wang, Christophe Perrenoud, Ignacio Castillejos, Phaneendra Rampalli, Sheng-Te Tsai, and Wilson Zehr (Closed Project)

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Evaluation of RFID and Wi-Fi Technologies for RTLS Applications in Healthcare Centers, Bing Wang, Harry Pham, Larry Pham, Mehdi Toobaei, Rodney Danskin, and Thanaporn Ngarmnil (Closed Project)

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Key Technology Management Challenges in Enterprise-wide Intellectual Property Management, Ori Wolman (Closed Project)

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Technology Roadmap for Automotive Flexible Display, Byung Sung Yoon, Corey White, Greg Wease, Lokesh Honnappa, Sheng-Te Tsai, and Xiaowen Wang (Closed Project)

Submissions from 2011

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Boeing 787-Challenges in Managing Innovation, Kon Abdulai, Jeff Bergquist, Alex Julien, Nan Hu, Selen Yilmaz, and Byung Sung Yoon (Closed Project)

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Team Process Report, Kon Abdulai, Saranya Durairajan, Nan Hu, Alex Julien, and Selen Yilmaz (Closed Project)

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Bio-fuel Adoption: Can Best Practices from Brazil be Applied in the United States?, Abrahim Abdulsater, Asem Alluhibi, Bahareh Saatchi, and Judith Estep (Closed Project)

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Open Innovation at P&G, Baraa Abudawod (Closed Project)

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Call Tracking - Technology Selection Model, Abdussalam Alawini, Mohamed Borgan, Mousa Alharbi, and Wilson Zehr (Closed Project)

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Warehouse Storage Optimization, Abdussalam Alawini, Abrahim Sater, Ashok Bhatla, Mohamed Borgan, and Mohammad Mansour (Closed Project)

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Microsoft TV - Marketing Plan, Abdussalam Alawini, Dinesh Soysa, Yin Liu, and Wilson Zehr (Closed Project)

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Green BIM Adoption,an Agile Approach, Abdussalam Alawini, Napong Tanatammatorn, and David Tucker (Closed Project)

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Feasibility of Using Liquid Chemicals vs. Solid Chemicals in the Drilling Fluids, Mousa Alharbi, Aparna Balasubramanian, Mohamed Burgan, Zakariya Khalifa, Emad Razzaghi, Rajasree Talla, and Rajesh Talla (Closed Project)

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Diamond Nanoprobe Tips Demonstrate Succcess in Nanomanufacturing, Mousa R. Alharbi (Closed Project)

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Marketing Plan: Garmin HUD Accessory, Shahin Alijany, Chris Imondi, Matt Trippel, and Mouhamad Zaher (Closed Project)

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Trigo, Shahin Alijany, Jon Mcannis, and Mouhamad Zaher (Closed Project)

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How Workspace Design Affects Communication Rate: A Case Study, Yasser Alizadeh, Mouhamad Zaher, Shahin Alijany, and Valesca Walesko (Closed Project)

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Qatar to Invest $50B Hosting FIFA World Cup 2022 – A Cost or Benefit?, Badr Alyamani, Dave Demchak, Parisa Ghafoori, Shawn Jiang, and Tom Shott (Closed Project)

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Development Log - Wavestrip, Jared Ames, Matthew Letts, Sevket Can Nuhisi, Yasser Alizadeh, and Yulianto Suharto (Closed Project)