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ETM Student Final Projects

The following is a searchable table of past ETM student projects.

    Dylan HendersonSpring2020Design for Cost Production
    Jewiriya AhmedSpring2020Green Energy, a Clean Solution to Electrical Power Needs in Sudan
    James CrouseFall2019Wind Turbine Main Component Handling: Measuring and Process Improvement
    Justin NormanFall2019Design Build Projects
    Sharon SchultzFall2019The Use of Community Energy for Transitioning Veterans
    Michael SohaFall2019Renton 737 Innovation Cell
    Jeremy StaabFall2019Implementation of a New Information Security Division
    Max MillerSpring2019Design Build Projects
    Mathew LathropSpring2019Empennage Spar Handling Improvement System
    Matthew FitchSpring2019Strategic Cultural Alignment in Nave Warfare Centers
    Brian WatsonFall2018Bullfrog Spas Throughput Analysis and Improvements
    Kevin HaubrichSpring 2018American Motors Digital Systems Transformation
    Cylix ShaneSpring 2018“Kraken” Ultrasonic Hammer Drill
    Mona AlfarraSpring 2018Sterilizing Food Menus and Frequently Used Documents System
    Shruthi KantharajFall2017Target Oriented Waste Management
    Manuel C. BecerraFall2017Implementation of Barcode in Machine Shop
    Brian P. JonesFall2017Driving Costs Out of Aircraft Manufacturing; the Power of the Tear
    Estella M. Ang GoldsSpring2017Retaining Generation X Managers and Preparing the Millennial Workforce During Baby Boomer Retirements
    Timothy YoungSpring2017777 Wing to Body Join Engineering Process Improvements
    Caleb SummerfeltSpring2017Prevention of Forward Momentum
    Anthony R. TaylorFall2016Data Center Consolidation
    Juan Chindon BecerraFall2016Scheduling and Planning Methodology for Support Shop
    Scott Andrew PalmerFall2016Implementation of Lean Six-Sigma for Nutraceutical Research and Development
    Mohammed BabikerSpring2016Green Wayira Solar Powered Water Stations
    Paul BishopFall2015Development of a Localized Risk Tool for Natural Disaster and Climate Change Impacts in the Philippines
    Julie M. Garcia Spring2015Virtual Project Management in Microsoft Access 2007
    Phoebe L. VuSpring2015Autoclave Installation Project
    James L CoffmanSpring2015Facilitating Change Management in the Public Sector, a Case Study
    Ryan WebsterSpring2015A Six Sigma Approach to the Reduction of ID Lines in Seamless 5052 Aluminum Tubing
    Dan Boyd RottlerFall2014Evaluation of Wind Maintenance Services
    Yoni E. ArrietaFall2014Supply Chain Solutions for the Maintenance Repair and Overhaul Industry
    Carla Miller Hetzer (Zier)Fall2014Quality Assessment of Criteria in Integrated Models for Sustainable Energy Planning
    Scott T. BowersSpring2014Transforming Build Integration at Boeing Through the Application of T.O.C.A.T.P.
    Brian S. BaberSpring2014Airplane Maintenance Engineering -Organizational Re-Structure Strategy
    Casey M. PetersonSpring2014How to Win Consruction Jobs in a Down Economy: With Case Study
    Michael GaulSpring2014ARMING CLINICIANS Creating a Culture of Service to Deliver Patient-Centric Technologies in Rural Healthcare
    Karen ShyneFall2013How Theory of Constraints, Modeling, and Predictive Methodologies Enable More Effective Risk Management
    Teresa A. GuySpring2013Organizational Expansion at Warp Speed - a Constraints-Based Resource Training Strategy
    Spyridon BonatsosSpring2013TOC Replenishment Solution at Vivartia (Cyprus)
    Robin StebbinsSpring2013Continuous Improvement Project Structure
    Ty Van TrimbleSpring2013Alternative Energy Analysis - a Comparative Investigation of the Various Forms of Alternative Energy, Their Benefits Over Traditional Energy Sources, and Their Application in Business
    Katherine GideonSpring2013Lessons Learned in Managing Internal Research and Development Projects: A Case Study of Althernative Measurement of Air Space in Lung Tissue
    Redempta P. NjauFall2012Process Improvement and Effectiveness in Software Project Management Using Agile Process
    Gary M. McDonaghFall2012Sustaining Clean Water
    Andre Firoozi Spring2012Keeping Eplan Application Up-To-Date
    Gina G. Fiedler Spring2012Enigmatic Anomalies A.K.A. Female Engineers
    Ricky D. HysonSpring2012A Systems Approach to Organizational Learning Through the Contractor Assurance System
    Robert E. OlsoFall2011Converting Customer Need into an Optimized Project Scope
    Mauricio MalagonFall2011Caribbean Liquid Sugar - Fair Trade
    Marshall ThompsonFall2011The Effect of Water Meter Accuracy on Distribution System Leakage Stand Determination in the City of Spokane Water System
    Rick W. CherfFall2011New Roles and Responsibilities in Preconstruction Services
    Jesse A. WillettFall2011Kingwood Technology Transfer Project Using Visual Project Management
    Robert E. OlsonFall2011Converting Customer Need into an Optimized Project Scope
    Mohamed AdamSummer2011Quality and Process Improvement in Technical Orgainzations: A Case Study
    Jared L. PriceSpring2011Critical Chain Project Management Capability Matruity Model
    Laura White WatsonSpring2011Successfully Managing Projects in the Federal Government: A Guide to Better Project Management
    Brian BirminghamSpring2011Lean Product Development Process
    Anthony MuhinjaSpring2011TOC and Configuration Change Management in Data Center Labs
    Thomas J. MollahanSpring2011Human Capital and Small Business Volatility
    Caroline E. MathewsSpring2011Designing and Evaluation “State Systems of Accounting for and Control of Nuclear Material” (Ssacs) Using System Engineering Principles
    Sukender Reddy PallaFall2010Strategy of a Start-Up: Gold’s Gym in India
    Marlena L. MaSpring2010Audit of Boston Scientific Cardiac Rhythm Management Group and Apply Operations Management Principles and Theory of Constraints to the Organization and Project Management
    Maurice L. CallowaySpring2010Implementing the Ballanced Scorecard to Translate Information Technology Priorities into Specific Objectives and Measuable Targets
    James S. VauxSpring2010Conflict Resolution in Construction Management
    Mathew M. KiroriFall2009Information Technology (It) Operational Assessment
    David Jason SilverFall2008Creating Effective Performance and Change in an Engineering Organization
    Brian HaysFall2008Quality Productrs Through Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T)
    Stephen A. ShoemakerFall2008Optimization of Subcontract Award Fee Administration
    Steven R. WilsonFall2008Countering the Trend of Declining Enrollment in Electronics Engineering Technology Education at Spokane Community College.
    Danna Jo VermeersFall2008Bandon - Rogue Insulator Replacement Project
    David A. SilkroskiSpring2008Application of Critical Path Project Management to a DOD Test Program
    Joseph B. EggertSpring2008Making CCPM the Way of Doing Business
    Dana J. SveumSpring2008Skagit Valley Engineering Consultants a Comprehensive Business Plan
    Marcia L. PasquarellaFall2007 an Audit of the Implementation of Critical Chain Project Management in a Multi-Project Environment
    Darren J. ThompsonFall2007Requirements Management Recommendations for Effective Organization Strategy
    Greg FunkFall2007Risk, Opportunity, and Success Addressing and Balancding Multiple Factors Crucial to the Success of a Project Managementy System Deployed to Support Multi-Lateral Decommissioning Progreams
    Linda JosephsonFall2007Two Cases of Improvement Concepts Applied to Small Manufacturing as a Consultant
    Brennan John DunlapFall2006Boeing 787 Final Assembly and Delivery Metrics
    Claudia B Monroe (Nelson)Fall2006Crossing the Chasm: The Challenges Facing a Small Business
    Mike ThoennesFall2006Global Sourcing Evolution at Warn Industries
    Michael J. FaulkenberryFall2006Development Plan for Battery Replacement of Gas Meter Encoder Receiver Transmitters (Erts)
    Jennifer Blaylock Fall2006Changing Business Practices: Analysis of Modifying Avista’s Natural Gas Service Work
    Gregory A. Van OverstraetenSpring2006Long Term Requirements Management
    Kenneth A. SwopeSpring2006Managing Large Integrated Assembly Operations of Commercial Airframes Utilizing Theory of Constraints
    Linda DickenFall2005The New Piper Aircraft: Past, Present…and Future?
    Sheila R. Stark (Fairchild)Fall2005CMMI Implementation on a Boeing Military Program During the Demonstration Portion of Its Life Cycle
    Michael J. GoodwinFall2005Breaking the Bottleneck; Enhancing Throughput in a Paper Mill
    Kunchalee Luechapattanaporn Summer2005Quality Improvement of Sterilized Egg Production
    Darren R. SarverSpring2005Engineering Management Case Study of Auburn Machining's Strategy
    Brian H. BairdSpring2005Creating an Exceptional Divestiture Process
    Richard K. LefrandtSpring2005Applying Marketing TOC Way to Wireless Equipment Vendor
    Nancy J. GeorgeSpring2005Accelerating the Integrated Manufacturing Plan
    Anthony J. OchoaSpring2005Guidelines for Application of Engineering Management to a Non-Profit Organization
    Curtis KingSpring2005Within a Titanium Seamless Tube Manufacturing Plant
    Robert S. WeisbeckSpring2005Process Improvement, Mobile Dispatch, South Operating Division of Avista Corporation
    Renee T. LaroccaSpring2005Womens and Childrens Free Restaurant Strategic Plan
    Raymond W ScottFall2004Reducing Flow Time and Cost in Aircraft Manufacturing
    Paul A. DeckerSpring2004Bill of Material Strategy for Connexion By Boeing Sm
    CRAIG S OLSONSpring2004Information Technology Sourcing Strategies
    Seyi L. Onagoruwa Spring2004Project Management and System Engineering of Filament/Feedstock Development for Fuysed Desposition Modeling FDM
    Brian L. GraySpring2003Defining and Improving Dedicated CADCAM Support
    Mangala R. LonkarSpring2003in Search of Team Excellence - a TOC Approach
    Shan B. LovelaceSpring2003Improving the Digital Pre-Assembly Process
    Charles Grant LindsaySpring2003Strategy7 Creation Using the Theory of Constraints Think Process
    Peter V. ChambersSpring2003A Theory of Constraints and Six-Sigma Application to Improve Operating Cost Reduction Performance
    Eunchong KanchanavaleeratSpring2003Strategic Audit of Technology & Innovation of Saint-Gobain Crystals & Detectors at Washougal, Washington
    Mamie M BoylesSpring2003Application of Critical Chain Project Management and Appropriate Performance Measures
    Russell C. HendersonSpring2003Project Selection and Development: Pearson Packaging Systems
    Michael (Donald) SowaFall2002Software Reuse: "The Myth"
    Robert J. McIntoshFall2002Evaluation of the Use of TOC Critical Chain Project Management Scheduling in the Boeing Commercial Structural Loads Group
    Aimee G. DoFall2002 an Aviation Enterprise Resource Planning G Solution Maintenance Planning, Tracking and Inventory
    Robert A. HubbardFall2002Modeling of Automated Tester Capacity for Use in Determining Requirements for New Testers
    Travis C. JohnsonFall2002Analysis of an Internal/External Distribution System for the Boeing Company
    Christopher Edward Ahsmann Fall2002Software Reuse: "The Myth"
    Jason W. GalloFall2002 a Telecommunity Business Case, November 2002
    Kathleen M. BrumbaughSpring2002Critical Evaluation of the Use of Engagement Process at the Boeing Company to Solve Engineering Utilization Issues
    Karen HildebrandSpring2002Modified Parametric Manpower Forecasting
    Paul MartuchSpring2002Risk Management in the Design Phases of Aircraft Modifications
    Wayne A. MortensenSpring2002Application of the Theory of Constraints Supply Chain Solutions to the Product Cost Improvement Process
    Bruce E. WallaceSpring2002People Engaged Management System
    Brian D. FoxSpring2002Process for Designing the Hydraulic Power Generation System of a Commercial Aircraft Using Systems Engineering Principles
    David CarrollSpring2002A Transition in Environmental Management at Battelle’s Pacific Northwsest Division
    Gary F. BerganFall2001Delivery of Maintenance Training Labs and Classrooms to a Military Installation
    Edward ZielinskiFall2001Strategic Development of Measures: How to Develop Meaningful Measures That Cause Desired Behaviours
    Martin J. WippFall2001Reducing Turnover in Technical Organizations
    Christopher G CollissonFall2001The Effect of Subsidies on New Airplane Development
    Sam E. BradleyFall2001Knowledge Management in the Regional Business Center, Northwestern Division, US Army Corps of Engineers
    Masud Saeed RashidFall2001Lessons Learned: Best Know Method, a Knowledge Transfer Methodology in Project Organization
    James W. PowersSummer2001Making an Engineering Offload Work
    Robert L. WhittingtonSummer2001Making an Engineering Offload Work
    Mark L. YounieSpring2001 an Approach to Successful Collaborative Outsourcing in the Aerospace Industry
    Phillip Allan BilliardSpring2001Simulation in a Shared Resource Environment
    Nyle T. MiyamotoSpring2001Project Prioritisation Analysis (Ppa) Method
    John G. PavekSpring2001Boeing Commercial Airlines: Customer Engineering - a Case Study of Organizations Issues and Recommendations for Improvements
    Julia T. RobinsonSpring2001Role of Senior Tech Fellow in a Functional Engineering Organization
    Jeffrey A. StuckiSpring2001Managing for Suppliers Value in Product Development
    (Walter) Kent Von SchelihaSpring2001Implementing Discretionary Change in the Wing Responsibility Center
    Michael R. AndersonSpring2001Cost and Risk Sharing on the JSF Program: A Model for Supplier Cultivation and Integration
    Kevin L. CooleySpring2001Developing CH2M Hill's PMDF: An Employee-Driven Competency-Based Development Framework for Project Management
    Jess FahlandSpring2001From Lean to Agile: Software Development's Role in Providing the Organization Opportunities for New Strategies- a Risk Assessment
    John E. MillerFall2000Reductions in Receiving Inspection Testing Based on Closed Loop Testing Processes
    Gerald (Jerry) HartmanFall2000Sustaining the Long-Term Health of the Configuration Development Process
    Rees (Warren) FurbeckFall2000Application of Critical Chain Project Management in a Multiple Program Product Development
    Morten Lau HansenFall2000Integrating the Supply Chain with in Flight Entertainment Certification
    Michael SchulzSpring2000Strategic Planning for Agility Using Digital Manufacturing Tools
    John C. DicksonSpring2000Developing a Continuous Improvement Plan for a Boeing Fabrication and Assembly Centre
    Gregory L. HerzbergSpring2000Constraints Management Based Education, Knowledge, and Information
    Richard PoelSpring2000Applying Theory of Constraints to the Design of Military Aircraft
    Savitha FinchSpring2000Organizational Change - Implementing and Managing It Effectively
    Ryan RepennSpring2000The Price and Offerability Process: A Competitive Advantage -- a 777 Example
    Jason P. (Jake) PetersenSpring2000Applied Design for Manufacturability
    Michael L. BolerSpring2000Industrial Engineering – Organizational Development and Management
    Danette L. HarrisSpring2000Quantitative Risk Analysis Using an Integrated Product Team
    Kirsten WilsonSpring2000Understanding How Weather Affects Facility Energy Consumption
    Josh Robert JohnsonSpring2000Application of the Balanced Scorecard Approach to Performance Management at Reynolds Metals Company's Longview Reduction Plant
    James C. RussellFall1999Federated Business Model for Boeing R&D in the Next Decade
    Richard J. GessnerFall1999The Conflict Behind Engineering Process Improvement
    Bruce Blaine TurnerFall1999Performance Measurements for Small Engineering Design Firms
    Raymundo M. TenaSummer1999Introduction of Training and Certification Modules into Proposed Distributed Learning System
    Thomas M. ThompsonSummer1999Team Project: Implementing Initiatives That Increase Shareholder Value
    Michael M. VanderWelSummer1999Team Project: Implementing Initiatives That Increase Shareholder Value
    Steve Dewayne BergSummer1999Definition of Multimedia Network Architecture for Distributed Business Communication
    Richard MutterSummer1999Definition of Multimedia Network Architecture for Distributed Business Communication
    John Raymond Gulczynski Spring1999Implementing an Engineering Parametric Estimating Methodology
    John H. DunganSpring1999The Application of Design for Manufacturability Principles to a Multi-Chip Module Product Line
    Michael T. WagonerSpring1999Continuous Improvement in a Captive Shop Environment
    (James) Dan KinneySpring1999Management of Competing Organizations Within a Single Corporation
    Gregory WaughSpring1999Developing an Engineer for Product Development
    John G. PetersonSpring1999Moving Assembly Processes
    Richard J. WebberSpring1999Increasing Manufacturing Throughput Using Theory of Constraints
    Derek A. HartvicksonFall1998Development of a Weight Risk Management Tool Using the Monte Carlo Method
    Terri E. KalanFall1998Systems Architecture for Skill Teams: A Tool Engineering Study
    Leland A. WightSpring1998The Cost of Stealth
    Daniel P. CossanoSpring1998Boeing Matrix Organization Structure Audit - Functional Organizations Vs. Integrated Project Teams (Ipts) and Their Relationships
    Richard A. LeisySpring1998Reward Systems, Linking Pay and Performance
    Theodore A. YtsmaSpring1998Managing Technology for Strategic Breakthroughs
    David Herdnon LogsdonSpring1998Study of Life Cycle Cost Analysis of Pollution Prevention Project
    Richard John WelnickSpring1998Integrated Product Teams: The Impact on Working Relationships with Suppliers
    David G. SnyderSpring1998Reduction of Tooling Fabrication Flow Time Using Theory of Constraints
    James O. CappaSpring1998Boeing Matrix Organization Structure Audit - Functional Organizations Vs. Integrated Project Teams (Ipts) and Their Relationships
    Steven J. LemonsSpring1998Statistical Sampling of Fastener Mechanical Testing
    Dan Gwyther RobischSpring1998A Current Analysis of Wagstaff's Quality System Using ISO 9001 and TQM Principles
    Jerral E. RhoadsSpring1998The Design and Creation of KC Help a Non-Profit Serviuces's Design and Creation Using Concepts from World Class Manufacturers
    Gariann GelstonSpring1998Integrating Science and Business: An Engineering Management Approach to Research Projects
    Clayton L. CreekSpring1998Managing the Growth of an Engineered Product Business Unit Using the Theory of Constraints
    John F. KoehlerSummer1997Theory of Constraints Application to Telecommunications Provisioning Performance at GST Telecom, Inc.
    Mark Lee GravesSpring1997Quality Engineering Performance Evaluation Criteria
    Tu Dinh NguyenSpring1997Integrate Theory of Constraints with Software Engineering Institute/Capability Maturity Model
    Greg Alan Bengeult Fall1996Project Scheduling and Control; a Theory of Constraints Approach
    Charles R. PorterFall1996Interfunctional Research Project Implementation
    Diane Lynn HeidlebaughSummer1996Goal Setting in Technical Organizations
    John H. ArslanianSpring1994Safety Culture at Kaiser Engineers Hanford Company