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ASOS Graduate Research Assistant presented at the Industrial and Systems Engineers 2021 Annual Meeting

Sami Khalafallah started working on this project in Fall 2020 as EGAP research assistant  with Dr. Egilmez. The conference paper, entitled ” A Stochastic Mixed Integer Linear Programming Approach to Skill-based Workforce Allocation in Serus”, was presented virtually in Manufacturing and Design Track at the 2021 IISE Annual Conference on May 23rd, 2021 5:00-5:20PM.

The research focused on developing optimization models to optimize the production output of SERU systems and compare it with traditional assembly lines by using stochastic Mixed Integer Linear Programming Models.

We congratulate Sami for his work and presentation. Presentation can be accessed here.

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ASOS Graduate Research Assistants presented at the Decision Science Institute’s 2020 Annual Meeting

Harmit Patel and Sagar Thakkar started working on this project in Spring 2020 INDE 6645 Data Analytics course with Dr. Egilmez. The conference paper, entitled ” Exploratory Analysis of Factors Affecting the Response Capability of Governments to COVID-19“, was presented on November 21, 2020 in ” Measuring and Managing the Impact of COVID-19″ session.

We congratulate Harmit and Sagar for their diligent work, and presentation. Presentation can be accessed here.

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Research Presentation and Panel Discussion @ IISE 2020 Annual Conference And Expo

Dr. Egilmez presented a collaborative research project at the Annual Conference of Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineering on November 2, 2020. The title of seminar was “A PCA Application to Assess OECD Countries’ Sustainable Development Performance”. Here is the links to access to the presentation. [Presentation]

Our former graduate research assistant, Shyam Lamichhane worked on this research project as his M.S. thesis and Dr. Ridvan Gedik is the other co-author, who were in the thesis advisory committee as well.

In the second half of the session, Dr. Egilmez joined a panel discussion with John Corliss and Brion Hurley, entitled “Panel Discussion on The Application of ISE to Sustainability”.

Dr. Egilmez moderated the session on the first day of the conference, which had 3 talks, as follows:

1) Industrial Engineering and Agri-Business in the SIDs, Cilla Pemberton, DBA MSc Eng MSc IIEM BSc IE, Lecturer, The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Tunapuna-Piarco, Trinidad and Tobago,

2) Sargassum harvesting process in Puerto Morelos: documentation and improvements proposal, Daniela L. Videa Martínez, ITESM, Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico,

3) Strategic Route Planning for Sustainability in Local Food Supply Chains, Isabella T. Sanders, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia

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25th International Conference on Production Research, Chicago IL

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Dr. Egilmez attended and presented the research project entitled “Assessing the Readiness of OECD Countries for Industry 4.0 Adoption” at the 25th International Conference on Production Research (ICPR) on August 13, 2019 in Chicago, IL. [Presentation]

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DSI 2018 Conference: ASOS was at the 49th Meeting of Decision Science Institute, Chicago, IL

49th meeting of Decision Science Institute was hosted in Chicago, IL. ASOS presented 2 works and was in collaboration-with a total of 4 research projects. Following is the list of works that were presented (*: Graduate Student):

  1. Shashikumar, A.T.*, Ausseil, R.*, Gedik, R., Esmailpour, A., Daniel, R., “A Predictive Modeling on Safety Management System’s Lifecycle Effectiveness in the United Airlines (UA)” [ppt]
  2. Egilmez, G., and Erenay, B., “A project-based experiential learning approach in Project Management course” [ppt]
  3. Egilmez, G., Gedik, R., Oztanriseven, F., and Ezici, B.* “A Multi-Region Input-Output Analysis of U.S. Manufacturing Industries”
  4. Erenay, B., Egilmez, G., and Sanni, S.*, “Benchmarking logistics performances of emerging economies: A DEA-based Malmquist productivity index approach”

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