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Bennett, G. K., "Homeland Security: Countering Terrorism in the 21st Century," Texas Lyceum Association Quarterly Meeting, College Station , Texas , Jan. 24, 2004.

Bennett, G. K., "Myths and Realities of Future Supplies," Sustaining the Texas Energy Global Advantage Symposium, The Maguire Energy Institute, Southern Methodist University , Dallas , Texas , April 5, 2004.

Bennett, G. K., "Homeland Security: Your Role and Responsibilities," 13th Annual Institute of Industrial Engineers Research Conference, Society for Engineering & Management Systems/Council of Industrial Engineers Management Forum, Houston, Texas, May 17, 2004.

Bennett, G. K., "Responding to 9/11," Commemorating September 11th Ceremony, The George Bush Presidential Library and Museum, College Station , Texas , Sept. 11, 2004.

Bennett, G. K., Welcome Remarks, Texas-United Kingdom Bioscience Initiative: Biomedical Sensing & Imaging to the Nanoscale, Annenberg Presidential Conference Center, College Station, Texas, Oct. 25, 2004.

Bennett, G. K., Welcome Remarks, First Texas Electric Energy Forum: Partnership for Electricity Research, Annenberg Presidential Conference Center, College Station, Texas, Nov. 19, 2004.

Bennett, G. K., Welcome Remarks, 1st Annual National Technology Conference, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Office of State & Local Government Coordination and Preparedness Systems Support Division, Annenberg Presidential Conference Center, College Station, Texas, Dec. 8, 2004.

Bickel, J. E., "Using Decision Analysis to Manage Canadian Resources," Session Chair, CORS/INFORMS, Banf , Canada , May 2004.

Bickel, J. E., "Panel Discussion: Perspectives on Corporate Risk Tolerance," INFORMS Annual Meeting, Denver , Colo. , Oct. 25, 2004.

Bickel, J. E., "Teaching Decision Analysis," Session Chair, INFORMS Annual Meeting, Denver , Colo. , Oct. 26, 2004.

Bickel, J. E., "Teaching Decision Making with Baseball Examples," INFORMS Annual Meeting, Denver , Colo. , Oct. 25, 2004.

Bickel, J. E., "To Take or Not to Take: Optimal Hitting Strategy in Baseball," INFORMS Annual Meeting, Denver , Colo. , Oct. 26, 2004.

Balasundaram, B., and S. Butenko, "On Continuous Approaches to Graph Problems", INFORMS Annual Meeting, Denver , Colo. , Oct. 27, 2004.

Balasundaram, B. and S. Butenko, "Constructing Test Functions for Global Optimization Using Continuous Formulations of Optimization Problems on Graphs," Conference on Multiscale Optimization Methods and Applications, Gainesville , Fla. , Feb. 26-28, 2004.

Boginski, V., S. Butenko and P. Pardalos, "Analysis of Stock Market Data Using Network-Based Approaches". INFORMS Annual Meeting, Denver , Colo. , Oct. 25, 2004.

Butenko, S., "Clique-Detection Approaches in Biochemistry and Genomics," Conference on Data Mining in Biomedicine, Gainesville , Fla. , Feb.16-18, 2004.

Butenko, S., "An Algorithm for Finding all Maximal Cliques in a Graph," Conference on Multiscale Optimization Methods and Applications, Gainesville , Fla. , Feb. 26-28, 2004.

Butenko, S., C. Commander and P.M. Pardalos, "A GRASP for Broadcast Scheduling in Ad Hoc TDMA Networks," International Conference on Computing, Communications and Control Technologies, Austin, Texas, Aug. 14-17, 2004.

Butenko, S., "MCDS-Based Routing Algorithms in Ad Hoc Networks," International Conference on Computing, Communications and Control Technologies, Austin , Texas , Aug. 14-17, 2004.

Butenko, S., "Critical Sets and the Maximum Independent Set Problem", INFORMS Annual Meeting, Denver , Colo. , Oct. 27, 2004.

Butenko, S., "On Clustering Problems in Networks," Southern Methodist University School of Engineering , Department of Computer Science and Engineering Colloquium Series, Dallas, Texas, Nov. 3, 2004.

Butenko, S., "On Clustering Problems in Networks," Algebra and Combinatorics Seminar, Department of Mathematics, Texas A&M University , College Station , Texas , Nov. 5, 2004.

Butenko, S., V. Boginski and P. Pardalos, "Analytic Approaches to College Football Rankings," INFORMS Annual Meeting, Denver , Colo. , Oct. 26, 2004.

Butenko, S., and W.E. Wilhelm, "Clique-Detection Models in Genomics", INFORMS Annual Meeting, Denver , Colo. , Oct. 24-27, 2004.

Trukhanov, S., and S. Butenko, "Powered Iterative Methods for Linear Systems," INFORMS Annual Meeting, Denver , Colo. , Oct. 27, 2004.

Atasu, A., and S. Çetinkaya, "Optimal Use of Remanufacturing Returns via Collector-Manufacturer Coordination," EUROMA 2004: Operations Management As A Change Agent, INSEAD, Fontainebleau , France , June 2004.

Çetinkaya, S., "Stochastic Models for Joint Inventory Replenishment and Shipment Release Decisions," The University of Texas at Dallas School of Management, Operations Management and Information Systems, Dallas, Texas, Oct. 2004.

Çetinkaya, S., "Coordination of Transportation and Inventory Decisions: Models and Justification," National Science Foundation Design, Service and Manufacturing Grantees and Research Conference, Dallas , Texas , Jan. 2004.

Çetinkaya, S., "Stochastic Models for Joint Inventory Replenishment and Shipment Release Decisions," Department of Operations, Weatherhead School of Management, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, Feb. 2004.

Çetinkaya, S., and C-Y. Lee, "Third Party Warehousing: Making Logistics Management Effective," National Science Foundation Design, Service, and Manufacturing Grantees and Research Conference, Dallas , Texas , Jan. 2004.

Çetinkaya, S., and A. Toptal, "Decentralized Models for Buyer-Vendor Coordination under Generalized Replenishment Costs," 13th Annual Institute of Industrial Engineers Research Conference, Houston, Texas, May 2004.

Liu, X., and S. Çetinkaya, "Supply Chain Contract Design in Supplier- Versus Buyer-Driven Channels," 3rd Annual Supply Chain Optimization Conference, Gainesville , Fla. , February 2004.

Liu, X., and S. Çetinkaya, "Supply-Chain Contracts and Supply Uncertainty," 13th Annual Institute of Industrial Engineers Research Conference, Houston , Texas , May 2004.

Liu, M., and S. Çetinkaya, "Quality Control Issues in Contractual Supply Agreements," INFORMS Annual Meeting, Denver, Colo., Oct. 2004.

Mutlu, F., and S. Çetinkaya, "Channel Coordination: The Transporter's Impact," 3rd Annual Supply Chain Optimization Conference, Gainesville , Fla. , February 2004.

Mutlu, F., and S. Çetinkaya, "Transportation Contracts under Information Asymmetry Considerations," 13th Annual Institute of Industrial Engineers Research Conference, Houston , Texas , May 2004.

Mutlu, F., and S. Çetinkaya, "The Transporter's Impact on Supply Chain Coordination," INFORMS Annual Meeting, Denver , Colo. , Oct. 2004.

Cho, J. J. and Y. Ding, "Robust Estimation for Multiple Redundant Sensors with Potential Sensor Failures," 13th Annual Institute of Industrial Engineers Research Conference, Houston , Texas , May 16, 2004.

Cho, J. J. and Y. Ding, "Fault Tolerance Analysis for Sensor Systems with Potential Sensor Failures," INFORMS Annual Meeting, Denver , Colo. , Oct. 24, 2004.

Ding, Y., "Analysis and Optimization Methods of Distributed Sensor Systems for Manufacturing Quality Improvement," Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Department, University of Illinois at Chicago , Mar. 12, 2004.

Ding, Y., "Analysis and Optimization Methods of Distributed Sensor Systems for Manufacturing Quality Improvement," Industrial and Systems Engineering Department, Rutgers University , New Brunswick , N.J., Mar. 23, 2004.

Ding, Y., "Optimal Engineering System Design Guided by Data-Mining Methods," Industrial Engineering Department, University of Pittsburgh , Pittsburgh , Penn. , Oct. 7, 2004.

Ding, Y., and D. Ceglarek "Analysis and Optimization of Distributed Sensor System," National Science Foundation Design, Service and Manufacturing Grantees and Research Conference, Dallas , Texas , Jan., 2004.

Gupta, A., and Y. Ding, "Robust Design Using Sequential Computer Experiments and Its Applications for Electronics Packaging," 13th Annual Institute of Industrial Engineers Research Conference, Houston , Texas , May 2004.

Kim, P., and Y. Ding, "Optimal Engineering System Design Guided by Data-Mining Methods," 13th Annual Institute of Industrial Engineers Research Conference, Houston , Texas , May 2004.

Li, Z., S. Zhou and Y. Ding, "Pattern Matching for Root Cause Identification in Manufacturing Processes with the Presence of Unstructured Noises," INFORMS Annual Meeting, Denver , Colo. , Oct. 2004.

Liu, Q., and Y. Ding, "Optimal Configuration Design for PCB Board Testing Equipment," Motorola Florida Research Lab, Plantation , Fla. , Feb. 6, 2004.

Garcia-Diaz, A., and J. Yoo, "Cost-Effective Selection and Multi-Period Scheduling of Pavement Maintenance and Rehabilitation Strategies," 13th Annual Institute of Industrial Engineers Research Conference, Houston , Texas , May 19, 2004.

Kang, D., and A. Garcia-Diaz, "Multi-Commodity Flow Estimation in Transportation Networks with Partial Counts on Selected Links," 13th Annual Institute of Industrial Engineers Research Conference, Houston, Texas, May 16, 2004.

Arambula, I., and I.V. Hicks, "Lagrangean Relaxation for Solving t-designs and Packings," 13th Annual Institute of Industrial Engineers Research Conference, Houston Texas , May 2004.

Arambula, I., and I.V. Hicks, "Tight Inequalities for t-designs," INFORMS Annual Meeting, Denver , Colo. , October 2004.

Hicks, I.V., "Optimal Branch Decompositions and Tangle Bases," INFORMS Annual Meeting, Denver , Colo. , October 2004.

Hicks, I.V., "Theoretical and Practical Applications of Branch Decompositions," CombinaTexas, College Station , Texas , April 2004.

Hicks, I.V., "New Facets for the Planar Subgraph Polytope," 13th Annual Institute of Industrial Engineers Research Conference, Houston , Texas , May 2004.

Hicks, I.V., "Operations Research Techniques for Radiation Therapy," University of Texas Health Sciences Center , San Antonio , Texas , May 2004.

Hicks, I.V., "Branchwidth, Parallel Graph Algorithms, and Social Networks," Sandia National Labs, Livermore , Cal. , June 2004.

Hicks, I.V., "The Branchwidth of Graphs and Cycle Matroids," Texas A&M University , Department of Mathematics, College Station , Texas , September 2004.

Warren , J., and I.V. Hicks, "Combinatorial Branch-and-Bound for the Maximum Weight Independent Set Problem," INFORMS Annual Meeting, Denver , Colo. , October 2004.

Warren, J., S. Sachdeva, D. Warrier, W. Wilhelm and I.V. Hicks, "Partitioning Methods for the Maximum Weight Independent Set Problem," INFORMS Annual Meeting, Denver , Colo. , October 2004.

Wilhelm, W. and I.V. Hicks, "A New Decomposition Approach for a Class of NP-hard Graph Problems," National Science Foundation Design, Service and Manufacturing Grantees and Research Conference, Dallas , Texas , January 2004.

Kim, S-W., and V.J. Leon, "Distributed Optimization with Partial Information Sharing," INFORMS Annual Meeting, Denver , Colo. , Oct. 24-27, 2004.

Malavé, C.O., "Engineering Education in Qatar ," 7th Annual Colloquium on International Engineering Education, Engineering Education in the Age of Globalization: The Higher Education Perspective, Providence , R.I. , Sept. 30-Oct. 3, 2004.

Malavé, C.O., "TAMUQ - An Innovative Education Endeavor Where Middle East Meets West," 2004 International Conference on Engineering Education, Gainesville , Fla. , Oct. 17-21, 2004.

Malavé, C.O., "Recruiting and Retaining Underrepresented Students" (panel discussion), INFORMS Annual Meeting, Denver , Colo. , Oct. 24, 2004.

Malavé, C.O., "Best Practices for Pre-College Outreach, Recruitment and Retention of Minority Engineering Students" (panel discussion), National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME) Partners Meeting, Atlanta, Ga., Nov.18-19, 2004.

Ntaimo, L., and S. Sen, "Disjunctive Decomposition with Branch-and-Cut (D2-BAC) for Two-Stage SMIP," INFORMS Annual Meeting, Denver , Colo. , Oct. 25, 2004.

Ntaimo, L., and S. Sen, "Disjunctive Decomposition for Stochastic Mixed-Integer Programming with Continuous First-Stage," 10th International Conference on Stochastic Programming, Tucson , Ariz. , Oct. 12, 2004.

Ntaimo, L., and B.P. Zeigler, "Expressing a Forest Cell Model in Parallel DEVS and Timed Cell-DEVS Formalisms," 2004 Summer Computer Simulation Conference, San Jose , Cal. July 26, 2004.

Ntaimo, L., and L. Yu, "Distributed Discrete Optimization Under Uncertainty," 13th Annual Institute of Industrial Engineers Research Conference, Houston , Texas , May 15-19, 2004.

Jalora, A., and B.A. Peters, "Cluster Based Inbound Trailer Allocation at a Crossdock Facility," 13th Annual Institute of Industrial Engineers Research Conference, Houston , Texas , May 15-19, 2004.

Jalora, A., and B.A. Peters, "AS/RS Design for Consolidating Orders," INFORMS Annual Meeting, Denver , Colo. , Oct. 25-27, 2004.

Peters, B.A., and A. Jalora, "Design of Reconfigurable Manufacturing Systems," 13th Annual Institute of Industrial Engineers Research Conference, Houston , Texas , May 15-19, 2004.

Peters, B.A., and V. Sukhotu, "New Approaches for Generating Rectangular Block Layout Designs," INFORMS Annual Meeting, Denver , Colo. , Oct. 25-27, 2004.

Smith, D., "Distance Learning Opportunities in Graduate Education," Panama Canal Authority, Republic of Panama , Sept. 6-8, 2004.

Karnik, V., and H. Üster, "Site Selection Problem with Location and Delocation of Facilities," 13th Annual Institute of Industrial Engineers Research Conference, Houston , Texas , May 15-19, 2004.

Keskin, B.B., and H. Üster, "Scatter Search for the Production/Distribution System Design Problem," INFORMS Annual Meeting, Denver , Colo. , Oct. 25-27, 2004.

Maheshwari, N., and H. Üster, "Network Design for Multi-Zone and Point-to-Point Truckload Shipments," 13th Annual Institute of Industrial Engineers Research Conference, Houston , Texas , May 15-19, 2004.

Üster, H., and H. Agrahari, "Heuristics for Capacitated Network Design with Intermediate Consolidations," INFORMS Annual Meeting, Denver , Colo. , Oct. 25-27, 2004.

Butenko, S., and W.E. Wilhelm, "Clique-Detection Models in Genomics," INFORMS Annual Meeting, Denver , Colo. , Oct. 25-27.

Warren, J., S. Sachdeva, D. Warrier, W. Wilhelm and I.V. Hicks, "Partitioning Methods for the Maximum Weight Independent Set Problem," INFORMS Annual Meeting, Denver , Colo. , Oct. 24-27, 2004.

Wilhelm, W., and I.V. Hicks, "A New Decomposition Approach for a Class of NP-hard Graph Problems," National Science Foundation Design, Service and Manufacturing Grantees and Research Conference, Dallas , Texas , January 2004.