Olivia Johnson, assistant professor of human resource development, has published a research article in Social Media + Society, a peer-reviewed, open access journal that focuses on advancing the understanding of social media and its impact on societies past, present and future.
Elizabeth Rodwell, assistant professor of digital media, has been appointed as executive director of the Houston chapter of the User Experience Professionals Association (UXPA), a global organization for user experience (UX) professionals.
Consuelo Waight, associate professor human resource development and director of the graduate programs at the University of Houston College of Technology has been appointed president of the Houston/ Southeast Texas Chapter of the Fulbright Association.
The sanitation of animal cages used in biomedical research is important although labor intensive and inefficient. Jamison V. Kovach, technology project management professor and director of the University of Houston College of Technology Lean Six Sigma professional training program and alumnus Ansupa Dash (’18), have published a paper on the value of using Lean Six Sigma techniques for animal care and use programs.
The University of Houston College of Technology will be the host and sponsor of the International Academy of Business and Economics (IABE) Houston Research Conference, December 12-14, 2019, at the University of Houston.
A grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) will help University of Houston (UH) College of Technology researchers offer innovative programs for science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) educators. The $579,490 NSF Research Experiences for Teachers (RET) grant will support the development of a host site where teachers will focus on innovative engineering design and manufacturing research and develop advanced high school STEM curriculum modules.
Renowned university professor, author, speaker, and management coach and consultant, Dave Ulrich, will be the featured presenter for the University of Houston Executive Human Resource Development luncheon, Tuesday, October 8.
A diverse audience of more than 130 women from executive level and middle managers, to early career professionals, entrepreneurs, and students gathered for the Women in Logistics Leadership WiLL to be EmPowerED conference, Friday, September 27, at the Fluor Corporation Sugar Land, Texas office.
In the world of industrial construction, capital mega-projects with increasing levels of complexity and accelerated time-to-market schedules are becoming a norm. Yet, industry estimates indicate that 65% of them fail with excessive budgets and inadequate project controls. As the evolving industry explores and implements a wide array of innovative solutions from technology advancements and best practices to new management philosophies, there is a high demand for talent that effectively manages mega-projects.