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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


Dr. Egilmez gave a research seminar at UCONN

Dr. Egilmez gave a seminar at UCONNTitle Slide_Egilmez, Research Seminar, SD modeling UCONN

Dr. Egilmez delivered a research seminar to Connecticut Manufacturing Simulation Center (CMSC) at University of Connecticut on Friday 10/25/2019. The seminar is entitled “System Dynamics Simulation Modeling and An Application to U.S. Highway System Sustainability” and can be accessed at this link.


We would like to thank deeply Dr. Jeongho Kim, Associate Professor of Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering and Director of Connecticut Manufacturing Simulation Center  at UCONN for the kind invitation and hospitality.


25th International Conference on Production Research, Chicago IL


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]

Erenay Egilmez Pre 2019 ICPR - 1stSlide


Research Presentation on Engineering Ethics Education

Dr. Maria Carnasciali presented our collaborative research at the annual conference of American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE) on June 16-19, 2019 in Tampa Convention Center, FL. Phil Viscomi was the other co-author of the work.

ASEEE 2019 Pre 1stSlide

Here is the links to access to the presentation and papers.

[Presentation] [Paper]


MS Thesis Defense: Shyam Lamichhane

Shyam Lamichhane, ASOS research team graduate research assistant, successfully defended his thesis on Monday, May 13, 2019 in Buckman Hall Room B329C between 14:30-16:30.

Thesis Title: “Benchmarking OECD Countries’ Sustainable Development Performance: A Goal-specific PCA Approach”

Thesis Committee:

  • Dr. Gokhan Egilmez (Adviser), Assistant Professor of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Taglietela College of Engineering, University of New Haven.
  • Dr. Ridvan Gedik, Assistant Professor of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Taglietela College of Engineering, University of New Haven.
  • Dr. Yong Shin Park, Assistant Professor of Operations Management, Bill Munday School of Business, St. Edward’s University

His presentation can be accessed at this Link 

We congratulate Shyam, and wish him best of luck in his future endeavors!


Spring 2019 Graduate Student Showcase

ASOS research team graduate research assistants presented their posters at the Spring 2019 Graduate Student Showcase of the University of New Haven on April 2, 2019. Lu and Shyam’s poster information are as follows.

Lu Bai, MS Industial Engineering, Poster title: “Predicting Severity of Traffic Crashes in Connecticut” [PDF]

Shyam Lamichane, MS Industrial Engineering, Poster title: “Benchmarking OECD Countries Sustainable Development Performance: A Goal-Specific PCA Approach” [PDF]

We would like to thank them for their hard-work, strong ownership and devotion to these research projects.