Dr. Gokhan Egilmez, Director, Co-founder
Dr. Gokhan Egilmez (CV) serves as associate professor in the department of Management, in Plaster School of Business and Entrepreneurship at Lindenwood University. He previously worked in the department of Mechanical, and Industrial Engineering at University of New Haven and as assistant professor of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering at North Dakota State University. Prior to his academic positions, he worked as postdoctoral research associate in the Dept. of Civil, Environmental and Construction Engineering at University of Central Florida . Gokhan obtained his Ph.D. degree in Mechanical and Systems Engineering and M.S. degrees in ‘Industrial and Systems Engineering’ and ‘Civil Engineering’ at Ohio University between 2007 and 2012. He received his B.S. in Industrial Engineering from Istanbul Technical University, Turkey [Blog , Instagram, YouTube].
Dr. Ridvan Gedik, Co-founder & Collaborator
Ridvan Gedik is Senior Research Scientist at AMAZON. He previously worked at University of New Haven, Quinnipiac University, and Florida Southern College. He received his Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering from the University of Arkansas. He holds a B.S. and M.S. degree in Industrial Engineering from Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey and the University of Arkansas, respectively. Prior to joining the University of New Haven, he worked as a visiting assistant professor in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Mississippi State University (MSSTATE) where he taught engineering classes in the Fall 2014. He later served as an assistant research professor in the Institute for Systems Engineering Research (ISER), jointly established by MSSTATE and the U.S. Army’s Engineer Research and Development Center.
His primary research interests include developing efficient solution techniques for large-scale optimization problems in the application areas of healthcare, transportation, homeland security and supply chain. He is also interested in developing intelligent decision making algorithms in production and manufacturing environments. Ridvan’s teaching interests include supply chain management, transportation and operations research. He has also taught engineering statistics, production control systems, and simulation. He is a member of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) and the Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE).
Graduate Research Assistants
Sami A. Khalafallah, MS Industrial Engineering, Fall 2020-Spring 2022
Sami is Associate Quality Engineer, Robotics & Digital Solutions at J&J. He was a Graduate Research Assistant in the ASOS research lab. He focuses on developing mathematical optimization and discrete event simulation models for SERU manufacturing system design and control problems.
Harmit Patel, MS Industrial Engineering, Spring 2020 – Fall 2020
Harmit is working as Logistics Analyst at SIG Combibloc. His research project was focused on developing data visualization and machine learning approaches to understand the impacts of government policy making on reducing the fatality rates associated with COVID-19. MS Industrial Engineering, Fall 2020
Sagar Thakkar, MS Industrial Engineering, Spring 2020 – Fall 2020
Sagar is working as Supply Chain Engineer at GameChange Solar. His research interests was focused on developing data visualization and machine learning approaches to understand the impacts of government policy making on reducing the fatality rates associated with COVID-19.
Durva Joshi, MS Industrial Engineering, Spring 2020-Fall 2021
Durva is Industrial Engineer at Handler Manufacturing LLC. She joined MS Industrial Engineering program in Spring 2019. She worked on OECD countries’ renewable energy dependency over 20-year time period by using input-output analysis in conjunction with linear programming-based benchmarking models..
Meet Panchal, MS Industrial Engineering, Spring 2020-Fall 2021
Meet was a graduate research assistant of ASOS, and currently working on an Independent Study project, which focused on developing MRIO models to conduct layer analysis in the global supply chains of the U.S. manufacturing. He has undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering degree from Navrachana University, Vadodara, India on May 2018.
Lu Bai, MS Industrial Engineering, Fall, 2018 – Fall, 2019
Lu Bai joined MS Industrial Engineering program in Fall 2018. She is working on the applications of statistical learning and data mining models to the Crash Databases to learn more about how to make our roads and transportation activities safer.
Shyam Lamichane, MS Industrial Engineering, Fall, 2017 – Summer 2019
Shyam’s research was focused on developing a composite sustainable development index by using Principal Component Analysis (PCA) and similar methods to assess the sustainable development performance of OECD countries. He completed MS in Industrial Engineering with thesis. He is currently working as Manufacturing Engineer at Solutions With Innovation.
Mustafa Saber, MS, Industrial Engineering, Spring 2017- Fall, 2018
Mustafa is a graduate of MS Industrial Engineering program. His research was focused on extending the application of multi region input output (MRIO) analysis on the U.S. economy and its global supply chains. He is working on developing a framework to merge the MRIO model with RECIPE to perform the end point and emergy impact assessment. He is currently working as Supply Chain Consultant at Logexsoft
Bahadir Ezici, MS, Industrial Engineering, Summer 2017- Fall, 2018
Bahadir joined MS Industrial Engineering program in Spring 2017. His research focused on dynamic energy footprint assessment and eco-efficiency analysis of U.S. manufacturing industries.
Dr. Fengwen Huang, Visiting Scholar, Spring, 2017 – Spring 2018
Dr. Fengwen is a professor of Shanghai Technical College of Urban Management. Shanghai, China. His research interest mainly focuses on investigation on environmental problems such as low carbon economy and green architecture.
Sai Tarun Kosaraju, MS, Industrial Engineering, Spring 2017 – Summer, 2018
Tarun is a graduate of MS Industrial Engineering program. His research was focused on developing a Stochastic Genetic Algorithm approach for cell loading problem to minimizing the number of risky jobs in a jewelry manufacturing system.
Rosemonde Ausseil, MS, Industrial Engineering, Fall 2016 – Spring, 2018
Rosemonde is graduate of the MS Industrial Engineering program. She worked with Dr. Gedik on US Army Funded project, entitled “Identifying Noise Level in Military Logistics under Anti-Access \ Area-Denial Environment”. She is accepted in PhD program of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
Mohammad A. Vohora, MS, Industrial Engineering, Spring 2017 – Spring, 2018
Mohammad Arshil Vohora is a Spring ’18 graduate of MS Industrial Engineering program. He is also working as a Continuous Improvement Intern at Unicorr Packaging Group. He holds a Bachelors Degree and Associate Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Gujarat Technological University. He is certified Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt and pursuing the Lean Six Sigma Green Belt at QPS Inc, Massachusetts. His research was focused on Application of Data Analytics and Data Mining to Connecticut Crash Database. Arshil is currently working as Continuous improvement Engineer at Unicorr Packaging Group, Norwalk, Connecticut.
Darshan Kalathia (2015-2016)
Darshan was awarded an M.S. degree in Industrial Engineering at Fall 2016. During his time at ASOS Lab, he worked on developing a constraint programming model and conducted statistical tests to identify the best scheduling/sequencing decisions of nonidentical jobs with sequence and machine dependent setup times on unrelated parallel machines. Darshan is currently working as Deployment Engineer at Amazon Robotics, Baltimore, MA.
Bhaveshbhai Panchani (2016-2017)
Bhavesh graduated with an M.S. degree in Industrial Engineering and was awarded the outstanding graduate student of the academic year 2017. He completed a research project that aimed to determine the most efficient way of scheduling unrelated jobs on dissimilar parallel machines. Bhavesh is a production engineer at Prime resources Corporation, CT.
Omid M. Arani (2016-2017)
Omid M. Arani is a graduate of Industrial Engineering Master’s program, at University of New Haven. Omid worked on developing an integrating inventory control decisions into metal powder plant simulation models to improve the production and customer order cycle times, while reducing the cost of inventory management. Omid is currently working as Quality Assessment specialist at Arizona Canning Company, LLC.
Mana Vahid (2016-2017)
Mana is a graduate of MS Industrial Engineering program, at University of New Haven. She worked on developing optimization methods to design a cellular layout for a flux and paste production shop and test it with discrete event simulation modeling. Mana is currently working as Data Analyst at Blue Diamond Growers.
Kadhim Abbood (Fall 2015- Fall 2016)
Kadhim Abbood is a MS graduate of Industrial Engineering at University of New Haven in Fall 2016. He worked on developing a stochastic multi region input output model to estimate carbon and energy footprint of U.S. manufacturing. His thesis is entitled “Multi-region Input-Output-based Carbon and Energy Footprint Analysis of U.S. Manufacturing”. Kadhim is currently working as Project Engineer at Midland Refinery Company, Iraq.
Yong Shin Park (Fall 2013 – Spring 2016)
Yong Shin is a Ph.D. candidate of Transportation & Logistics in North Dakota State University. He is currently research assistant for Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute. Prior to getting into Ph.D. program, he received Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Engineering and Master’s Degree in Managerial Logistics at North Dakota State University. Currently, he worked on transportation focused sustainability assessment of U.S. manufacturing from a life cycle perspective. He is currently working as Assistant Professor of Operations Management at St.Edward’s University.
N. Muhammad Aslaam (Fall 2014- Spring 2016)
Mohammad is a Ph.D. graduate of Transportation & Logistics program at North Dakota State University. He worked as research assistant in Upper Great Plains Transportation Institute. He has worked on transportation, supply chain and consumption related sustainability issues. He is currently a lecturer at Universiti Malaysia Terengganu.
Samrat Singh (Fall 2014-Spring 2015)
Samrat was a graduate assistant in the department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering at North Dakota State University. He worked as a teaching assistant for IME 480/680 Production and Inventory Control. He holds a Bachelors Degree in Industrial Engineering From Tribhuwan University, Nepal. He worked on developing integrated genetic algorithms and neural networks framework to optimize the heuristic parameters used for cellular manufacturing system design under stochastic demand and processing times.
Undergraduate Research Assistants
Brooks is pursuing undergraduate degree Industrial and Management Engineering student at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He temporarily joined ASOS for the fall 2019 term to conduct research on the comparative eco-efficiency analysis of OECD countries’ energy consumption.
Callia Ricozzi, Undergraduate Student, Mechanical Engineering, Summer, 2018
Callia joined ASOS research lab in Summer 2018. Her research project was funded by University of New Haven, Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship program, and she worked on developing an empirical survey to assess the supply chain resilience of the manufacturing industry of Connecticut. She is currently enrolled at William & Mary – Raymond A. Mason School of Business.
Alec Andrulat, Fall 2016 – Spring 2017
Alec is a recent graduate of System Engineering undergraduate program at University of New Haven. He currently works at Sikorsky Aircraft. He worked on manufacturing simulation modeling project with the Inventec Performance Chemicals and educational gamification projects.
Ian Schnepf, Fall 2016
Ian is a recent graduate of System Engineering undergraduate program at University of New Haven. He worked in the manufacturing simulation modeling project group with the Inventec Performance Chemicals in Fall 2016.
Owen T. Johnson, Summer 2016
Owen is a senior Chemical Engineering student at University of New Haven. He worked on sustainability assessment of rare earth materials project in summer 2015 as part of Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships (SURF) program.
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