Como parte de las Colecciones Especiales, la Biblioteca cuenta con los Artículos de Proyecto y Carteles de Investigación (Poster) sometidos para la obtención del grado de los estudiantes de la Escuela Graduada. Recursos disponibles: 1. Artículos de Proyectos - 2008 en adelante. 2. Carteles de Investigación - 2018 en adelante.

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  • United States Navy Force Projection Improvement Project 

    Olivera Ortiz, Ramon Luis (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2019)
    An increase presence of US Navy ships is required in the Pacific Theater to maintain stability in the region. The increase of operating time at sea for the ships increases the time required for maintenance and repairs ...
  • Idle Time Reduction in Formulation Room 

    Berríos Colón, Mitchelle (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2019)
    The Amgen Manufacturing Limited formulation room was impacted by the increase of forecasted variable demand for 2019 and 2020. During the evaluation it was found that decreases in demand for certain months caused an increase ...
  • Improving the performance of the United States Department of Defense workforce by defining and solving organizational problems 

    Diaz Colon, Marioly (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2019)
    This paper uses structural problem solving as a methodology to define and solve organizational performance within the United States Department of Defense (DoD). First, the article presents the organizational challenges ...
  • First Pass Yield Improvement on Casting Cell Using DMAIC Methodology 

    Luis Peña Méndez (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2019)
    This research project was focused in the First Pass Yield improvement in a cell of a Medical Device Company. In order to improve the first pass yield, the DMAIC methodology was used. This research contributed to improve ...
  • Orion’s Force Class Ship 

    Báez Medina, Liz Marie (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2019)
    The United States Navy (hereinafter referred to as Navy) submitted a request for proposals (RFP) for a new class of surface ships titled Force Class Ship. Orion Industries submitted a proposal for their design which they ...
  • Cross-Functional Teaming and Eradication of “Stove Piping” in Government Acquisition 

    Ortiz Martinez, José Orlando (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2019)
    Throughout the years, Government Acquisition has been affected by a situation called “Stove piping”, which restricts the flow of information and channels it through vertical lines of control. This results in duplication ...
  • Mejoras en el proceso de asignación de fondos 

    Correa Medina, Jimmy R. (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2019)
    El proyecto presentado muestra el problema existente para los clientes en recibir fondos para la reparación de todas sus instalaciones dañadas. En el mismo se puede entender cuál es el objetivo principal que es lograr ...
  • Mejoramiento del proceso de estudios de campo e instalaciones 

    Ramos Sanabria, Héctor L. (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2019)
    El proyecto que se presenta a continuación se compone del mejoramiento del proceso de estudios de campo e instalaciones en una empresa de telecomunicaciones. Aquí se encontrará un desglose de todas las reuniones con diversos ...
  • Optimization of the Receiving Request Process for Jurisdiction and Classification 

    Rosado Seguinot, Ernesto (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2019)
    The purpose of the project is the centralization of jurisdiction and classification (JC) of commodities and technology in a single unit for the entire Pratt & Whitney organization, as well as to unify and standardize the ...
  • Reduction of Lighting Energy Consumption by 25% Site Wide 

    Ramos Betancourt, Alberto C. (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2019)
    The lighting energy consumption is typically overlooked at Department of Defense facilities because, if it works and provides sufficient lighting, no one complains. The key to achieving energy savings through lighting, is ...
  • Improvement of Operational Controls to Prevent Avoidable Legal Compliance Situations which could Adversely Impact Company Performance 

    Suarez, Omar (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2013)
    Ineffective organizational controls could result in a variety of unexpected consequences for an organization as they could contribute to unclear direction and insufficient control mechanisms. The efforts of this project ...
  • Insulin Cartridge Alternate Source Initiative 

    Pringle, Milton J. (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2013)
    This paper addresses a supply chain problem related to a molded component that is externally manufactured in a company in Singapore. It details the current situation, reason for undertaking the project and its goals and ...
  • US Army Distributed Simulation Capabilities 

    Maldonado Valentín, Juan J. (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2013)
    Budget reduction, debt ceiling, Government costs have become a big problem to the United States government and politicians. This issue has arisen because of the possible debt ceiling reaching its limit and the economy not ...
  • Oportunidades de Crecimiento Laboral en el Sector Público 

    Pérez Pichardo, Jimmy (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2013)
    El proyecto Oportunidades de Crecimiento Laboral en el Sector Público nace de la propia experiencia del autor que se enfrenta desde sus inicios en la Administración de Vivienda Pública, una agencia del Estado Libre ...
  • Incoming raw material receiving optimization 

    Negrón, Jaco (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2013)
    Every company seeks for new ways to grow their business, but such growth adds new challenges in the operation. Increment in overtime expenses and backlogs are the most common challenges nowadays; lack of communication and ...
  • 5S Method Implementation in Power Department’s Warehouse of the Tren Urbano of Puerto Rico 

    González Madera, Ismael (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2013)
    The Tren Urbano of Puerto Rico has a lot of material, equipment and tools to make the maintenance works. Many of them are electrical and there is a Power Department to make them. This department has been having problems ...
  • Research of Anterior Cervical System using different materials 

    Lugo Vélez, Isabel (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2013)
    With the continuous worldwide demand for anterior cervical systems, Medtronic Spinal Division decided to makes changes in the manufacturing process in order to meet this demand. The company decided to introduce some new ...
  • Improve Major Changeover Procedure in MK0431AR Coating Area 

    Rodriguez De Jesus, Cesar (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2013)
    Today, most plants are running multiple products per line per day, including varieties of the same products, requiring many changeovers with the intense pressures to boost production efficiency, meet increasing consumer ...
  • Capability Development Enhancement to Sustain Business Needs 

    Henríquez, Camille M. (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2013)
    Organizational capability is one of the most important qualities for a company to succeed. In order for a company to have a good organizational capability, their employees need to be capable of completing their jobs on ...
  • Cycle time reduction based on structured Fist-in-First-out queue management control 

    Ramos, Beatriz (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2013)
    Queue management systems are set up to manage ticket ranking for a service. In this case, tickets received are for engineering software and electronic library issues within the company and all its subsidiaries. The steps ...

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