Recent Submissions

  • Improving Tools and Techniques for Obsolescence Management in Defense and Space Microelectronics Systems 

    Rodríguez Morales, Agustín Ángel (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2023)
    The rapid evolution of the defense and aerospace industry has created the needs of procurement specialized electronics, this along with technological evolution, market changes, international relationships, environmental ...
  • Reduction in Dye Test Failures Incidence for Cartridges Manufacturing Process in the Medical Device Industry 

    López Morales, Perla M. (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2023)
    The medical device industry is known to be regulated by regulatory agencies across the world. Every year, a significant number of Non Conformances (NCs) and Corrective Actions Preventive Actions (CAPA’s) are generated to ...
  • Establishing Procedures for “Turnbacks” in the Classification Center 

    Torres Mercado, Jean C. (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2023)
    The research project is aimed to investigate the procedures for “turnbacks” that transpire on the system’s repository of a global trade department for X Company. Turnbacks are errors that delay the classification process ...
  • Temperature System Calibration Process Improvement and Risk Mitigation 

    Ramírez Irizarry, Frank G. (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2023)
    The project's main objective was to update the software that performed the data collection for the Systems Calibration process. It held the highest priority in the facility's Risk Registry due to the obsolete computers. ...
  • Autonomous Driving Supercomputer Assembly Air Cooling of Rear On-Board Cooling System Heat Exchanger 

    Hernández Mojica, Erick (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2023)
    The Autonomous Driving Supercomputer Assembly for autonomous vehicles is likely to fail if it is not adequately cooled during test. The project research is divided into three phases: demonstrating through mathematical ...
  • Improvement of Predictive Model to Reduce Impurity Presence Based on Raw Material Combination Pre-Selection 

    Nieves, William Loubriel (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2023)
    Biotechnology manufacture is composed of two main sections, Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API) and Drug Product (DP). The DS manufacturing most common steps are cell culture or fermentation (DSI), recovery and purification. ...
  • Optimization of Bioburden Samples Processing in the Microbiology Laboratory Using Six Sigma 

    Rosa Matos, Raquel (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2023)
    This article presents the use of the Lean Six Sigma tool to identify factors affecting the processing of samples that require Bioburden testing in the Microbiology Laboratory. The objective of this article was to implement ...
  • Improvement and Design of a Kitchen Using DMADV Methodology 

    Carradero Torres, Néstor (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2023)
    This design project will focus on remodeling a kitchen for an elderly person. The kitchen that is going to be remodeled has a peninsula or G-shaped layout design. The new design that will be introduced aims to save time ...
  • Reduce Scrap for Kiefel Machine Non-PVC 

    Rivera Rivera, Natalia (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2023)
    The bag-making process is performed in different locations globally. IV Bags are used worldwide for various treatments. This project aims to reduce the scrap from the Non-PVC machine. This is the only one of ten department ...
  • Manufacturing of a Continuous Line of Salbutamol Tablets Through the Methodology of DMADV 

    Santiago Rodríguez, Michael (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2023)
    This project aimed to enhance the production process of salbutamol by designing and implementing a continuous production line using the DMADV methodology. The study objectives were to establish proper visualization of the ...
  • Construction Services Company – Purchases Process and Warehouse System Improvements 

    Rivera Santiago, Luis E. (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2023)
    In the manufacturing industry, engineers focus on positively impacting all areas related to product output. When the output is tangible, several methodologies and assessments can be implemented to improve the production ...
  • Product Mix Analysis in Manufacturing Line 

    Mercado López, Josean (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2023)
    This research project was focused on the Product Mix Analysis of a Medical Device manufacturing line due to a customer complaint. A product mix is a manufacturing defect and is defined as a mix of components/ assembly ...
  • Sistema de Validación, Comisionar y Cualificar en la era Digital 

    Tejada González, Gennesis B. (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2023)
    Este proyecto es basado en la investigación creación de documento dentro una nueva de la nueva implementación de un programa para la validación digital en las industrias de BioFarma y Medical Device. Esta nueva plataforma ...
  • IV Bag Fill Volume Project 

    Bello Santiago, Félix E. (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2023)
    Accurate filling of intravenous (IV) bags is a critical aspect of healthcare, ensuring patients receive the precise medication dosage while minimizing wastage and reducing costs. The existing IV bag filling process often ...
  • Small Business Lean Inventory Optimization 

    Vargas Rodríguez, Dixon Obed (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2023)
    This research investigates the problem of ineffective inventory management systems in small businesses using a qualitative case study approach. The study focuses on Dixon's Refrigeration, identifying the root causes of ...
  • Identification of Contributing Factors Impacting Aircraft Engine Component Repair Instructions Development 

    Marcano Cruz, Wilmaris (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2022)
    The development of repair instructions for aircraft engine components is complex and vulnerable to errors during development, affecting the completion and delivery on a timely manner. The purpose of this project was to ...
  • Causas de la pérdida de leche en una vaquería localizada en Puerto Rico 

    Lugo Leandry, Eliann (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2022)
    En este proyecto de investigación se analizaron las causas de la pérdida de leche en las vacas, específicamente en una vaquería ubicada en Moca. Se analizó el proceso de ordeño de la vaca y el uso del robot Lely Astronaut ...
  • Process Characterization of Thermal Bond Process 

    Carrillo Velez, Dayana M. (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2022)
    Process Characterization is a required step in the commercialization of a new product. The intent of this process characterization is to ensure that the Midjoint Thermal Bond manufacturing process delivers a consistent ...
  • Automatization of the Patch and Serter Installation System’s Sensor Transference Step 

    Rios Santiago, Rafael (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2022)
    The Patch and Serter Installation System is one of the multiple computerized systems that composes the Cell Operating System (COS) assembly lineat Medtronic Juncos Campus as part of the Project Synergy. This equipment ...
  • Reducing the amount of "turnback" on the classification center 

    Colón Galarza, Francisco J. (Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico, 2022)
    The research Reducing the Amount of “Turnback” on the Classification Center consists in the large amount of turnbacks that occur on the database system on a daily basis these turnbacks are errors that affect the time service ...

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