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Funded Research Projects

Banerjee, A., “Advanced Cockpit Evaluation System,” 2004-2005, NASA, $41,000.

Banerjee, A. and Y. Ding, Undergraduate Equipment Initiative, Dwight Look College of Engineering, 2005, $80,000.

Ding, Y. and A. Banerjee, “Optimal Utilization of Distributed Sensor Systems for Manufacturing Quality Improvement,” 2004-2006, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board Advanced Technology Program, $149,900.

Peters, B. A. and A. Banerjee, “Simulation Based Design and Control of Intruder Detection Systems,” 2004-2005, Sandia National Laboratories, $50,000.

Wall, J., A. Banerjee and G. Gaukler, “Development of Simulation Support Methods for Training and Exercise Development Tools to Address Animal Biosecurity,” 2005, Texas Agricultural Experiment Station, $66,000 (ISEN subcontract $25,000).

Bickel, J. E., “Copulas and Energy Price Process Forecasting,” 2005-2006, Suez North America, $15,000.

Bickel, J. E. (P.I.), R. Gibson and D. McVay, “Quantifying the Value of Seismic Information: Phase I,” 2005, WesternGeco, $50,000.

Butenko, S., “INTREU: Discrete and Nondifferentiable Optimization: Algorithms and Applications,” 2004-2005, The National Academy of Sciences, $35,010.

Butenko, S., Pathways to the Doctorate Research Assistantship Award, 2005-2006, Office of the Vice President for Research, Texas A&M University, $25,000.

Butenko, S. and Y. Shkvarko,“Optimization Algorithms for Network Design and Data Processing in Remote Sensing,” 2005-2006, AMUCONACYT Collaborative Research Grant Program, $48,000. (Texas A&M’s share is $24,000.)

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Çetinkaya, S., “Coordination of Transportation and Inventory Decisions,” 2001-2006, Faculty Early Career Development Grant, National Science Foundation, $371,327.

Çetinkaya, S. and H. Üster, “Coordinating Production Output and Distribution Decisions,” 2005-2006, Frito-Lay, $158,000.
Üster, H., S. Çetinkaya and E.

Akçali,“Collaborative Research: Analytical Approaches for the Design and Operation of Closed-Loop Supply Chains,” 2005-2008, National Science Foundation, $303,258. (Texas A&M’s share is $182,212.)

Banerjee, A. and Y. Ding, Undergraduate Equipment Initiative, Dwight Look College of Engineering, 2005, $80,000.
Ding, Y., “CAREER: Collaborative Information Processing of Distributed Sensor Networks for Manufacturing Quality Improvements,” 2004-2009, National Science Foundation, $400,000.

Ding, Y., “SST: Robust Wireless Piezoelectric Sensor Network for Structural Health Monitoring,” 2004-2007, National Science Foundation, $150,000. In collaboration with Jiong Tang at University of Connecticut and Xiaodong Wang at Columbia University.

Ding, Y. and A. Banerjee, “Optimal Utilization of Distributed Sensor Systems for Manufacturing Quality Improvement,” 2004-2005, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board Advanced Technology Program, $149,900.

Ding, Y. and F. Niu,“Collaborative Research: Analysis and Optimization Method for Distributed Sensor Systems in Electronics Assembly Processes,” 2002-2005, National Science Foundation, $163,201. In collaboration with Dariusz Ceglarek at University of Wisconsin – Madison.

Wilhelm, W. E. and Y. Ding, “Strategic Design and Tactical Operation of Surveillance Sensor Systems for Ports and Waterway Security,” 2005-2008, National Science Foundation, $331,111.

Wilhelm, W. E. and Y. Ding, “REU Supplementary Grant,” 2005-2008, National Science Foundation, $12,000.

Hicks, I. V., “Travel Support for Minority Students to attend INFORMS Annual Meeting,” 2004-2005, National Science Foundation, $4,750.

Hicks, I. V., “Travel Support for Minority Students to attend INFORMS Annual Meeting,” 2005-2006, National Science Foundation, $5,000.

Hicks, “A New Decomposition Approach for a Class of NP-hard Graph Problems,” 2002-2005, National Science Foundation, $175,000.

Wilhelm, W. E. and I. V. Hicks, REU Supplementary Grants, 2002-2005, National Science Foundation, $24,000.

Wilhelm, W. E. and I. V. Hicks, International Student Travel Supplementary Grant, 2002-2005, National Science Foundation, $3,000.

Peters, B. A. and G-A. Klutke,“Exploratory Research: A New Paradigm for the Design of Retail Facilities,” 2002-2005, National Science Foundation, $150,000.

Wortman, M. A. and G-A. Klutke, “An Exploration of Risk, Information, and Model Validity in Engineering Design,” 2003-2005, National Science Foundation, $99,791.

Ntaimo, L. and X. Hu, “DDDAS-SMRP: Dynamic Data Driven Integrated Simulation and Stochastic Optimization for Wildland Fire Containment,” 2005-2008, National Science Foundation, $200,000.

Banerjee, A. and B. A. Peters,“Simulation Based Design and Control of Intruder Detection Systems,” 2004-2005, Sandia National Laboratories, $50,000.

Peters, B. A. and G-A. Klutke,“Exploratory Research: A New Paradigm for the Design of Retail Facilities,” 2002- 2005, National Science Foundation, $150,000.

Smith, D. R., “Develop the Design of a Functional Prototype,” 2005-2006, Sandia National Laboratories, $17,080.

Çetinkaya, S. and H. Üster, “Coordinating Production Output and Distribution Decisions,” 2005-2006, Frito-Lay Inc., $158,000.

Üster, H., “Sensors: Models and Algorithms for Efficient Design and Operation of Wireless Sensor Networks,” 2005-2007, National Science Foundation, $160,000.

Üster, H., S. Çetinkaya, and E. Akçali, “Collaborative Research: Analytical Approaches for the Design and Operation of Closed-Loop Supply Chains,” 2005-2008, National Science Foundation, $303,258. (Texas A&M’s share is $182,212.)

Wall, J., A. Banerjee and G. Gaukler, “Development of Simulation Support Methods for Training and Exercise Development Tools to Address Animal Biosecurity,” 2005, Texas Agricultural Experiment Station, $66,000 (ISEN subcontract $25,000).

Wilhelm, W. E. and Y. Ding, “Strategic Design and Tactical Operation of Surveillance Sensor Systems for Ports and Waterway Security,” 2005-2008, National Science Foundation, $331,111.

Wilhelm, W. E. and Y. Ding, REU Supplementary Grant, 2005-2008, National Science Foundation, $12,000.

Wilhelm, W. E. and I. V. Hicks, “A New Decomposition Approach for a Class of NP-hard Graph Problems,” 2002-2005, National Science Foundation, $175,000.

Wilhelm, W. E. and I. V. Hicks, REU Supplementary Grants, 2002-2005, National Science Foundation, $24,000.

Wilhelm, W. E. and I. V. Hicks, International Student Travel Supplementary Grant, 2002-2005, National Science Foundation, $3,000.

Wortman, M. A., “Collaborative Research Workshop: Industrial Engineering for the Next Decade: Committee on the Next Decade in Industrial Engineering (CONDIE),” 2005-2006, National Science Foundation, $75,000.

Wortman, M. A. and G-A. Klutke, “An Exploration of Risk, Information, and Model Validity in Engineering Design,” 2003-2005, National Science Foundation, $99,791.