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IN PRINT:

Kohli, A.S., Gupta, M.C., and Alexander, S.M., "Experimental Assessment of Collaboration in Automotive Supply Chain", International Journal of Decision Science of Information Technology, Vol. 1, No.1, pp. 40-53 (2009)

 

L. Chen and T. Homem-de-Mello, ``Re-Solving Stochastic Programming Models for Airline Revenue Management'', Annals of Operations Research, 10.1007/s10479-009-0603-7.

 

L. Chen and T. Homem-de-Mello, ``Mathematical Programming Models for Revenue Management under Customer Choice'', European Journal of Operational Research, Vol 23(2), p294-305, 2010.

 

L. Chen and S. Sondhi, ``Revenue Management in Extra Space Storage'', International Journal of Revenue Management, Vol 3(2),page 179-196, 2009.

 

Hepdogan, S., R. Moraga, G.W. DePuy, and G.E. Whitehouse, 2009. “A Meta-RaPS Solution for the Early/Tardy Single Machine Scheduling Problem,” International Journal of Production Research, Vol. 47, No. 7, pp. 1717-1732.

 

Drosos, D., G.W. DePuy, G.D. Taylor, and T. Whyte, 2009. “Clustering Techniques for Barge to Boat Assignment,” International Journal of Industrial Engineering, Vol. 16, No. 2, pp. 71-81.

 

DePuy, G.W., “Chain-reaction: A puzzle to demonstrate TSP formulation, 2009. ”INFORMS Transactions on Education, Vol. 10, No. 1, pp. 41-44.

 

A. Gupta and G.W. Evans, “A Goal Programming Model for the Operation of Closed Loop Supply Chains,” Engineering Optimization 41:8, pp. 713-735, August 2009.

 

L. Zhang, A. Krishnamurthy, C. J. Malmborg, and S.S. Heragu “Variance-Based Approximations of Transaction Waiting Times in Autonomous Vehicle Storage and Retrieval Systems”, European Journal of Industrial Engineering, Vol. 3, No. 2, pp. 146-169, 2009.

 

G. Meng, S.S. Heragu and H. Zijm, “Two-level Analysis of Manufacturing Systems with Cells or Departments,” International Journal of Production Research. Vol. 47, No. 1, pp. 2301-2326, May 2009.

 

Jia, J. and Heragu S.S., Solving Semi-Open Queuing Networks, Operations Research, 57(2), March-April 2009, pp. 391-401.

 

 

 

TO APPEAR:

 

Kuruvilla, A. and Alexander, S.M., “Predicting Ambulance Diversion” (accepted, to appear), International Journal of Information Systems in the Service Sector, (2009)

 

Chen, L. and Alexander, S.M., "Capacity Driven Pricing Mechanism in Special Service Industries" (accepted to appear), The Journal of Revenue and Pricing Management: Special Issue on Pricing and Revenue Models in the New Service Economy, Nov. 2009

 

L. Chen, ``Polynomial Approximation for Two Stage Stochastic Programming with Separable Objectives'', International Journal of Operations Research and Information Systems, In press to appear.

 

L. Chen and S. Alexander, ``Revenue Management in Special Service Industries'', Journal of Revenue and Pricing Management, in press to appear.

 

L. Chen and Q Cui, ``Contractor's Warranty Management under Uncertainty'', Journal of Transportation Research Board, accepted.

 

C. Yang, S. Heragu, and G.W. Evans, “Integrated Production-Inventory-Distribution Optimization in a Multi-Echelon, Multi-Product, Multi-Carrier, Multi-Period System,” to appear in the International Journal of Value Chain Management.

 

B. Ekren, S.S. Heragu, A. Krishnamurthy and C.J. Malmborg, “Simulation Based Experimental Design to Identify Factors Affecting Performance of AVS/RS”, to appear in Computers & Industrial Engineering, Vol. 58, No. 1, pp. 175-185, February 2010.

 

B. Ekren, S.S. Heragu, “Simulation Based Regression Analysis for Rack Configuration of Autonomous Vehicle Storage/Retrieval Systems”, to appear in International Journal of Production Research, 2009, DOI: 10.1080/00207540903321665.

 

S.S. Heragu and M. Srinivasan, “Analysis of Manufacturing Systems via Semi-Open Queuing Networks,” to appear in International Journal of Production Research, 2010.

 

B. Ekren and S.S. Heragu, “Approximate Analysis of Load Dependent Generally Distributed Queuing Networks with Low Service Time Variability,” to appear in European Journal of Operational Research, 2010.

 

Holman, Thomas, & Brown. 2009. A health comparison of Alabama nurses versus U.S., U.K. and Canadian normative populations. Journal of Orthopeadic Nursing, 13(4), 172-182.

 

Holman, Blackburn, & Maghsoodloo. The Effects of Restricted Space on Patient Handling. Professional Safety.

 

Holman, Ellison, Maghsoodloo, & Thomas. Nurses’ perceptions of how job environment and culture influence patient handling. Journal of Orthopeadic Nursing.

 

Holman, Thomas, & Brown. A health comparison of Alabama nurses versus U.S., U.K. and Canadian normative populations. Journal of Orthopeadic Nursing.

 

SUBMITTED:

Wang, X. and Alexander, S.M., "Linking Medical Records: A Machine Learning Approach", International Journal of Collaborative Enterprise  (IJCEnt) Special Issue on: "Healthcare Systems Engineering", (under review) submitted, Sept. 2009

 

Zakerifar, M., W. Biles and G. Evans (2009) Kriging Metamodeling in Simulation Optimization, in revision for Journal of Simulation.

 

A. Pfendt, and L. Chen, ``Adhesive and Mechanical Properties of RSV Infected Human Epithelial Cells'', Journal of Adhesion Science and Technology, Submitted for review.

 

L. Chen, ``Polynomial Interpolation for Stochastic Convex Optimization'', submitted to Operations Research Letters, under major revision.

 

Chen, L. and G.W. DePuy, “Heterogeneous Network Resource Allocation with Stochastic Demands,” submitted to Operations Research, May 2009.

 

Chen, L. and G.W. DePuy, “Heterogeneous Network Resource Allocation with Stochastic Demands,” submitted to Computers & Industrial Engineering, December 2009.

 

Drosos, D., G.W. DePuy, G.D. Taylor, and T. Whyte. “Clustering Techniques for Barge to Boat Assignment,” to appear in International Journal of Industrial Engineering, accepted 2009.

 

DePuy, G.W., “Chain-reaction: A puzzle to demonstrate TSP formulation,” to appear in INFORMS Transactions on Education, accepted June 2009.

 

Forgie and G.W. Evans, “Simulation Modeling of Technology Programs for Space Exploration,” under review for Transactions on Systems, Man, and CyberneticsPart A Systems and Humans.

                                                                                                                                  

T.H. Rao, G.W. Evans, and S. Heragu, “Quantifying the Costs and Benefits of Product Variety on Key Performance Indicators: A Simulation Study,” under review for the International Journal of Production Economics.

 

A. Youssef-Agha, G.W. Evans, S.J. McCabe, and S. LaJoie, “Upgrading a Stochastic Tree Model to Correct Boundary Differences Between Experimental and Typical Treatment of Recurrent Diseases,” under review for Medical Decision Making.

 

M. Zakerifar, W.E. Biles, and G.W. Evans, “Kriging Metamodeling in Simulation Optimization,” under review for Transactions of the Society for Modeling and Simulation International.

 

B. Ekren S.S. Heragu, A. Krishnamurthy and C.J. Malmborg, “Semi-Open Queuing Network Approach for Modeling Autonomous Vehicle Storage and Retrieval System,” submitted to IEEE Transactions on Computer Automation and Systems Engineering.

 

S.S. Heragu, C. Xiao, A. Krishnamurthy and C.J. Malmborg and “Analytical Models for Automated Storage and Retrieval Systems and Autonomous Vehicle Storage and Retrieval Systems”, revised and resubmitted to International Journal of Production Research.

 

X. Yang, G.W. Evans, and S.S. Heragu, “A Review of Models and Algorithms for Distribution Problems in Logistics and Supply Chain Research,” submitted to European Journal of Operational Research.

 

L. Zhang, A. Krishnamurthy, C.J. Malmborg and S.S. Heragu, “Performance Modeling of Autonomous Vehicle Storage and Retrieval Systems with Generally Distributed Service Times”, submitted to European Journal of Industrial Engineering.

 

Holman, Blackburn, & Maghsoodloo. The Effects of Restricted Space on Patient Handling. Professional Safety.

 

Moghaddam, K. and J.S.Usher, “Preventive Maintenance and Replacement Scheduling of Multi-Component Systems Using Multi-Objective Genetic Algorithms” IEEE Transactions on Reliability, submitted Feb 2009.

 

Moghaddam,K.,  JS. Usher, (2009) A Method for Predicting Optimal Preventive Maintenance Policy for a Repairable and Maintainable Series System of Components, Submitted to Computers and Industrial Engineering (Under review).

 

Moghaddam, KS., Usher,J.S.,  (2009) A New Multi-Objective Optimization Model for Preventive Maintenance and Replacement Scheduling of Multi-Component Systems (TPPC-2009-0242), Engineering Optimization, submitted Dec 2009.

 

Moghaddam, K.S., Usher, J.S. (2009) Optimal PMR Schedules with Variable Improvement Factor, Journal of Quality in Maintenance Engineering, submitted Dec 2009.

 

CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS:

 

Moghaddam, K., and Usher, J.S., “Maintenance Scheduling of Multi-Component Systems Using Multi-Objective Simulated Annealing”, Proceedings Industrial Engineering Research Conference, Miami, FL, May 2009.

 

Alexander, S.M., "Milk Transport Security System",  Proceedings, 2009, IEMS, March 8-11, Cocoa Beach, Florida

 

Alexander, S.M., "Risk Assessment in Milk Collection and Transport, 2009, Proceedings, ISSAT International Conference on Reliability and Quality in Design, 2009, August 5-9, San Francisco, CA.

 

Hadavale, R.,S. and Alexander,S.M., “Supply Chain Risk Management”, Proceedings, 2009, IERC, May 30-3, Miami, Florida

 

Hadavale, R.S. and Alexander, S.M., “Application of Web Based Supplier Risk Assessment for Supplier Selection", Proceeding, 2009, IERC, May 30- June 3, Miami, Fl.

 

Hadavake, R.S. and Alexander, S.M., "Integrated Analytical Hierarchical Process Model for Supplier Selection and Order Allocation: a Pessimistic and Optimistic Approach", Proceedings, 2009, ICOVACS, Oct. 19-21, Louisville, KY.

 

Kohli, A.S., Alexander, S.M. and Gupta, M.C., "A Continuous Simulation Model to analyze effectiveness of CPFR ", ICOVACS, Oct. 19-21, Louisville, KY.

 

Alexander, S.M., "Monitoring System for Securing the Transport of Milk from Farms to Processors", Proceedings, 2009, ICOVACS, Oct. 18-21, Louisville, KY. Proceedings, 2009, ICOVACS, Oct. 19-21, Louisville, KY.

 

Zakerifar, M., W. Biles and G. Evans (2009) Kriging Metamodeling in Multi-Objective Simulation Optimization: Applications in the Analysis of Manufacturing and Logistics Systems, Proceedings of the 2009 Winter Simulation Conference, Austin, TX

 

DePuy, G.W. “Design Tool for Unit Load AS/RS Systems,” Proceedings of the 2009 Industrial Engineering Research Conference, May 30-June 3, 2009, Miami, Florida, 6 pages.

 

McCardle, R.M., G.W. DePuy, and L. Chen. “Farm Management Optimization,” Proceedings of the 2009 Industrial Engineering Research Conference, May 30-June 3, 2009, Miami, Florida, 6 pages.

 

DePuy, G.W., D. Grieshaber, and C.T. Hardin. “Skills Management Assignment Problem with Dynamic Costs,” Proceedings of the 2009 Industrial Engineering Research Conference, May 30-June 3, 2009, Miami, Florida, 6 pages.

 

DePuy, G.W. “Excel-Based Design Tool for Unit Load AS/RS Systems,” Proceedings of the 2009 International Conference on Value Chain Sustainability, October 19-21, 2009, Louisville, Kentucky, 6 pages.

 

DePuy, G.W. “Solving the QAP Using Combinations of Heuristics,” Proceedings of the 2009 International Conference on Value Chain Sustainability, October 19-21, 2009, Louisville, Kentucky, 6 pages.

 

DePuy, G.W. “Facilities Layout Meta-Heuristic,” Proceedings of the 2009 International Conference on Value Chain Sustainability, October 19-21, 2009, Louisville, Kentucky, 6 pages.

 

M. Zakerifar, W.E. Biles, and G.W. Evans, “Kriging Metamodeling in Multi-Objective Simulation Optimization,” in the Proceedings of the 2009 Winter Simulation Conference, Austin Texas, December 2009.

 

T. Rao*, S.S. Heragu, G.W. Evans, “Quantifying the Costs and Benefits of Product Variety on Key Performance Measures”, Proceedings of the 2009 Industrial Engineering Conference, Miami, FL, May 30-June 1, 2009.

 

B. Ekren*, S.S. Heragu, A. Krishnamurthy, and C. J. Malmborg, “Simulation Based Experimental Design To Identify Factors Affecting Performance of AVS/RS”, Proceedings of the 2009 Industrial Engineering Conference, Miami, FL, May 30-June 1, 2009.

 

B. Ekren*, S.S. Heragu, A. Krishnamurthy and C.J. Malmborg, “Semi-Open Queuing Network Approach for Modeling Autonomous Vehicle Storage and Retrieval System,” Proceedings of the 2009 Factory Automation and Information Management Conference, Middlesbrough, UK, July 5-8, 2009.

 

X. Cai*, A. Krishnamurthy, S.S. Heragu, and C.J. Malmborg, “Analysis of Autonomous Vehicle Storage and Retrieval System by Open Queuing Network,” Proceedings of the 2009 IEEE Conference on Automation Science and Engineering, Bangalore, India, Aug 22-25, 2009.

 

D. Roy*, A. Krishnamurthy, S.S. Heragu, and C.J. Malmborg, “Impact of Zones on Throughput and Cycle Times in Warehouses with Autonomous Vehicles,”

Proceedings of the 2009 IEEE Conference on Automation Science and Engineering, Banaglore, India, Aug 22-25, 2009.

 

B. Ekren* and S.S. Heragu, “Simulation Based Regression Analysis for Rack Configuration of Autonomous Vehicle Storage and Retrieval Systems,” Proceedings of the Winter Simulation Conference, December 13-16, 2009, Austin, TX.

 

L. Sun*, S.S. Heragu, L. Chen, and M.L. Spearman, “Simulation Analysis of a Multi-Item MRP System Based on Factorial Design,” Proceedings of the Winter Simulation Conference, December 13-16, 2009, Austin, TX.

 

L. Sun* and S.S. Heragu, “Comparison of OQN, CQN, and SOQN via Simulation on CONWIP Systems,” Proceedings of the Winter Simulation Conference, December 13-16, 2009, Austin, TX.

* Graduate student

 

OTHER:

C. Forgie and G.W. Evans, “Methodology for Assessing Technology Development Risk,” to appear as Chapter 4 in Systems Engineering: Tools and Methods for Engineers (A. Kamrani, Ed.), Taylor and Francis Publishing Co., New York.

 

S.S. Heragu and B. Ekren, “Manufacturing Facility Design and Layout”, in J.J. Cochran (Ed.)., Wiley Encyclopedia of Operations Research and Management

Science, Wiley, New York, NY 2010.

 

L. Zhang, A. Krishnamurthy, C.J. Malmborg and S.S. Heragu, “Specialized Queueing Models for Autonomous Vehicle Automated Storage and Retrieval Systems,” in K. Ellis, R. Meller, M.K. Ogle, B.A. Peters, G.D. Taylor and J.S. Usher (Eds.), Progress in Material Handling Research: 2008, The Material handling Institute, Charlotte, NC, 2009, ISBN: 978-1-882780-15-0.

 

S.S. Heragu, X. Cai, A. Krishnamurthy and C.J. Malmborg, “Open Queueing Network Model for an Autonomous Vehicle Automated Storage/Retrieval System,” in K. Ellis, R. Meller, M.K. Ogle, B.A. Peters, G.D. Taylor and J.S. Usher (Eds.), Progress in Material Handling Research: 2008, The Material handling Institute, Charlotte, NC, 2009, ISBN: 978-1-882780-15-0.

 

S.S. Heragu and B. Ekren, “Materials Handling Systems Design”, in M. Kutz (Ed.)., Environmentally Conscious Manufacturing, 2009, Wiley, Hoboken, NJ, pp. 1-29.

 

Usher, J.S., “Antilogistics”,  Modern Materials Handling, p 17, Jan 2009.

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PRESENTATIONS:

Alexander, S.M., "Milk Transport Security System",  2009, IEMS, March 8-11, Cocoa Beach, Florida

 

Alexander, S.M., "Risk Assessment in Milk Collection and Transport, 2009,  ISSAT International Conference on Reliability and Quality in Design, 2009, August 5-9, San Francisco, CA.

 

Alexander,S.M., “Supply Chain Risk Management”,  2009, IERC, May 30-3, Miami, Florida

 

Alexander, S.M., “Application of Web Based Supplier Risk Assessment for Supplier Selection",  2009, IERC, May 30- June 3, Miami, Fl.

 

Alexander, S.M., "Integrated Analytical Hierarchical Process Model for Supplier Selection and Order Allocation: a Pessimistic and Optimistic Approach",  2009, ICOVACS, Oct. 19-21, Louisville, KY.

 

Alexander, S.M. "A Continuous Simulation Model to analyze effectiveness of CPFR ", ICOVACS, Oct. 19-21, Louisville, KY.

 

Alexander, S.M., "Monitoring System for Securing the Transport of Milk from Farms to Processors", , 2009, ICOVACS, Oct. 18-21, Louisville, KY.

 

L. Chen, ``Polynomial Approximation for Stochastic Programming'', 20th International Symposium on Mathematical Programming, August, 27, 2009

 

L. Chen, ``Operations Research Methods for Health Care and Medical Decisions'', Medical School, April, 2, 2009.

 

G.W. DePuy. “Design Tool for Unit Load AS/RS Systems,” 2009 Industrial Engineering Research Conference, June 1, 2009, Miami, Florida.

 

G.W. DePuy, and L. Chen. “Farm Management Optimization,” 2009 Industrial Engineering Research Conference, May 31, 2009, Miami, Florida.

 

DePuy, G.W. “Skills Management Assignment Problem with Dynamic Costs,” 2009 Industrial Engineering Research Conference, June 1, 2009, Miami, Florida.

 

DePuy, G.W. “Excel-Based Design Tool for Unit Load AS/RS Systems,” 2009 International Conference on Value Chain Sustainability, October 19-21, 2009, Louisville, Kentucky.

 

DePuy, G.W. “Solving the QAP Using Combinations of Heuristics,” 2009 International Conference on Value Chain Sustainability, October 19-21, 2009, Louisville, Kentucky.

 

DePuy, G.W. “Facilities Layout Meta-Heuristic,” 2009 International Conference on Value Chain Sustainability, October 19-21, 2009, Louisville, Kentucky.

 

Evans, G.W.,  “West Louisville Clinic Location Project,” April 18, 2009 presentation made to UL Department of Pediatrics and President Ramsey’s office.

 

Evans, G.W., “A Multi-Objective Decision Support System for Workforce Training and Assignment”, invited presentation for INFORMS, San Diego, October 2009.

 

Evans, G.W., “An Overview of OR Research in Health Care’” invited presentation at the Health Sciences Campus of UL, with Lijian Chen and Anup Kumar, April 2, 2009.

 

Evans, G.W., “A Multi-Objective Decision Support System for Workforce Training and Assignment,” presented at the CELDi Conference, April 8, 2009.

 

S.S. Heragu, X. Cai, A. Krishnamurthy and C.J. Malmborg, “Analytical models for automated warehouses,” EURO Conference, Bonn, Germany, July 5-8, 2009.

 

X. Cai*, A. Krishnamurthy, S.S. Heragu, and C.J. Malmborg, “Analysis of Autonomous Vehicle Storage and Retrieval System by Open Queuing Network,” 2009 IEEE Conference on Automation Science and Engineering, Bangalore, India, Aug 22-25, 2009.

 

Keynote speaker at EURANDOM workshop titled “Stochastic models for warehousing systems,”, October 29-30, 2009, Eindhoven, The Netherlands

 

Wetterneck & Holman. 2009. Medication information management and error recovery in primary care clinics. WREN Wisconsin Primary Care Research & Quality Improvement Forum, Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin

 

 

 

 

 

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