2007 IE Research Projects

Contracts in Force (19 projects totaling $3.97 million in force)

  1. “A Wireless Electronic Monitoring System for Securing Milk from Farm to Processor”, S.M. Alexander, with Fred Payne (UK), William Crist (UK), Tim Stombaugh(UK), Chris Thompson(UK), Phillip Womble (WKU), $1,500,000.
  2. “Development and Field Testing of a Shopping Mall and Public Facility HVAC Explosives Monitoring System”, S. M. Alexander, with Keynton, Walsh, Naber, Roussel, Martin, and Jackson, $1,205,184.
  3. “Improving the Logistics of Milk Security and transport”, S. M. Alexander, The Logistics and Distribution Institute, $5000.
  4. “Kriging metamodeling in Constrained Simulation Optimization”, W.E. Biles, The Netherlands, NOW Grant B-45-297, $11,000, Jan 07-May 07.
  5. “Evaluation and Injury Prevention among Sonographers”, N. Campbell-Kyureghyan with P. Quesada, UofL Hospital, $17,800, May 07-Mar 08.
  6. “Muscle Fatigue and Oxygen Saturation Level”, N. Campbell-Kyureghyan, Somanetics Inc., $25,000, 2006-2008.
  7. “Dynamic Financial Analysis Methods on Portfolio and Risk Management”, L. Chen, $4000, University of Louisville. 2006-2007.
  8. “Large-Scale Workforce Training Schedule for Logistics Skills-CELDi Membership”, DePuy, G., and J Usher, NSWC – Crane, $50,000, 7/06-6/07.
  9. “A Multiobjective Decision Support System for Workforce training and Logistics Project Scheduling”, DePuy, G.,  CELDI – Center Designated Project, $40,000, 9/07-9/08.
  10. “Automated Demand Characterization and Requirements Determination””, DePuy, G.,  with Yongpei Guan, CELDI – Center Designated Project, $40,000, 6/07-7/08.
  11. “CELDI Membership”, NSWC-Crane, DePuy, G., and J Usher, NSWC – Crane, $50,000, 7/07-6/08.
  12. “Analysis of Trucking Strategies at GE”, General Electric Appliances, Evans, G., and S. Heragu, $50,000, 8/1/06 to 12/30/07.
  13. “Quantifying the Costs and Benefits of Product Variety on Key Performance Measures”, Evans, G., and Heragu, S.,  Emcien, $50,000, 9/07-8/08.
  14. “A simulation based Tool for Workforce Planning at Louisville MetroSafe”,  Evans, G.,  Louisville Metro Government, $29,000, 9/07-2/08.
  15. “Application of Decision Analytic Methods to Project and Risk Management Functions at NASA”, Evans, G.,  NASA Space Consortium Grant, $30,000, 6/07-4/08.
  16. “Software for Estimating Key Performance Metrics In Mfg and Distribution Systems”, Factory Physics Inc., Chen, L., Heragu, S., $50,000, 10/07- 9/08.
  17. “Conceptualization Tools for Unit Load Warehouse Design Based on Autonomous Vehicle Technology”, National Science Foundation, S.S. Heragu, with A. Krishnamurthy and Charles J. Malmborg, $340,350, 8/05-7/08.
  18. “Collaborative Research: Center for Logistics and Distribution (CELDi)”, National Science Foundation, S.S. Heragu and J.S. Usher, $405,000 6/02-7/12.
  19. “Kriging and Constrained Simulation Optimization,” Biles, W. E., J. P. C. Kleijnen and W. van Beers, funded by NWO (The Netherlands National Science Foundation), January-May 2007, $10,500.