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PROBLEM-SOLVERS: University of Rhode Island assistant professor of mechanical engineering Gretchen Macht and a team of student researchers are using a state grant this summer to design something that would improve voter wait times, using queuing theory and facilities layout. From left, URI graduate students in system engineering Nicholas Bernardo, of North Haven, Conn., and James Houghton, of Holtsville, N.Y.; Macht; and URI mechanical engineering junior Ahmad Siddiqi, of Lincoln.
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When opinions won’t solve the problem

Engineers are problem-solvers. But is there an engineering solution to long lines at the voting precincts? A professor of industrial and systems engineering at...

Protect against identity theft

You cannot pick up a newspaper or turn on the television without learning about a data breach that’s affected millions of consumers.This was the...

SEA CORP one of 23 companies awarded $794.5M NUWC multiple-award contract

MIDDLETOWN – Systems Engineering Associates Corp. was one of 23 companies that earned a nine-year, combined $794.5 million contract from the Weapons, Vehicles, and...
FITNESS SERVED: IGT has a robust healthy-activity culture, including company groups that play basketball and volleyball at lunchtime Thursdays at the company’s West Greenwich campus. From far left: Manish Verma, director of technology; Yanna Tow, systems administrator; Frank Staskiewicz, senior printed circuit board designer; Lucas Halkidis, electrical engineering intern; Tom Quaranta, mechanical engineer; Jim Lyons, principal business systems analyst; and Bruce Parkes, consulting hardware engineer. 
 / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY

IGT’s got game on healthy lifestyle choices

Healthiest Employees: 5,000+ Employees | #1. International Game Technology PLC CEO (or equivalent): Renato Ascoli, CEO, North America Number of employees: 7,000When it comes to promoting...

Dominion Diagnostics leverages data for wellness motivation

Healthiest Employees: 150-499 Employees | #3. Dominion Diagnostics LLC CEO (or equivalent): Robert M. Garvey Jr. Number of employees: 283Many Dominion Diagnostics LLC employees, including...

Epec Engineered Technologies taking initiative on healthy practices

Healthiest Employees: 2-149 Employees | #2. Epec ­Engineered Technologies CEO (or equivalent): Ed McMahon Number of employees: 85New Bedford’s Epec ­Engineered Technologies may be the...

PBN’s Top 5: Engineering Firms

PBN’s list of the top five engineering firms, ranked by number of licensed engineers. For more information, or to purchase one of our top lists, visit HERE or reach...

AstroNova strives to offer employees a ‘whole wellness’ company

Healthiest Employees: 150-499 Employees | #10. AstroNova Inc. CEO (or equivalent): Gregory A. Woods Number of employees: 261AstroNova Inc. is focused on being a “whole...
TAKING A STAND: Parkinson Technologies offers many initiatives to encourage a healthy lifestyle among its workers, including access to standing desks. Taylor Fortier, sales applications engineer, works at his standing desk in the company’s Woonsocket office. 
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Parkinson Industries delivers wellness message loud and clear

Healthiest Employees: 2-149 Employees | #1. Parkinson Technologies Inc. CEO (or equivalent): Peter Termyn, CEO and president Employees: 98Woonsocket-based Parkinson Technologies Inc. makes web-processing systems...

CVS Health launches telemedicine video-chat service via app

WOONSOCKET – CVS Health Corp.’s MinuteClinic retail medical service is offering a new virtual health care video-chat mobile app for patients with minor illnesses...
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