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Funded Research Projects

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, $140,000,

Gonzalez, J., J. A. Wall and A. Banerjee, “Continuation of Research in Support of Army Digitization and Transformation (Force XXI),” 200 -2006, NAVAIR – Orlando TSD, $1,051,890 (ISEN portion $25,000)

Gonzalez, J., J. A. Wall and A. Banerjee, “Continuation of Research in Support of Army Digitization and Transformation (Force XXI),” 2006-2007, NAVAIR – Orlando TSD, $749,999 (ISEN portion $66,000)

Wall, J., A. Banerjee and G. Gaukler, “Development of Simulation Support Methods for Training and Exercise Development Tools to Address Animal Biosecurity,” 2005-2006, 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., R. Gibson and D. McVay, “Quantifying the Value of Seismic Information: Phase II,” 2006, WesternGeco/Schlumberger, $125,000

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., “IRES: Discrete and Nondifferentiable Optimization: Algorithms and Applications,” 2006-2009, National Science Foundation, $124,385

Butenko, S. and P. Stetsyuk, “Network- Based Techniques for Mining Massive Data Sets,” 2006-2008, Civilian Research and Development Foundation, $55,500

Butenko, S. and Y. Shkvarko, “Optimization Algorithms for Network Design and Data Processing in Remote Sensing,” 2005-2006, TAMU-CONACYT Collaborative Research Grant Program, $24,000

Krugler, P. E., S. Butenko, C. Chang-Albitres, R. M. Feldman, S. Guikema, I. V. Hicks, D. Kang. T. Lomax, K. Pickett and R. Smith, “Asset Management-
Texas Style,” 2005-2006, Texas Department of Transportation, $169,068.

Çetinkaya, S., “CAREER: Coordination of Transportation and Inventory Decision - Premises, Models, and Justification,” National Science Foundation, 2001-2006, $ 371,000

Çetinkaya, S. (PI) and E. Tekin (Co-PI), “Effective Inventory Management and Capacity Utilization Under Demand Uncertainty for Technology Products with Short Life-Cycles,” Nokia Telecommunications, 2006-2007, $50,000

Çetinkaya, S. (PI) and H. Üster (Co-PI), “An Integrated Outbound Logistics Model for Frito-Lay: Coordinating Production Output & Distribution Decisions,” Frito-Lay, 2005-2006, $158,000

Klutke, G.-A. (PI) and S. Çetinkaya (Co-PI), “Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need: Fellowships for Research in Industrial and Systems Engineering,” U.S. Department of Education, 2006- 2009, $380,000

Tekin, E. (PI) and S. Çetinkaya (Co-PI), “Supply Chain Revenue Management: Mitigating Profitat-Risk in Manufacturing and Distribution Networks,” National Science Foundation, 2006-2009, $250,000

Üster, H. (PI) and S. Çetinkaya (Co-PI), “An Integrated Outbound Logistics Model for Frito-Lay: Operational Level Distribution Optimization,” Frito-Lay and Pepsi-Co, 2006- 2007, $212,000

Üster, H. (PI), S. Çetinkaya (Co-PI) and E. Akçali, “Collaborative Research: Analytical Approaches for the Design and Operation of Closed- Loop Supply Chains,” National Science Foundation, 2005-2008, Texas A&M University share $182,000

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., “DDDAS - SMRP: A Framework for the Dynamic Data-Driven Fault Diagnosis of Wind Turbine Systems,” 2006-2009, National Science Foundation, $180,000. In collaboration with Dr. Jiong Tang at University of Connecticut.

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

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, 200 -2008, National Science Foundation,
$12,000

Coulson, R.N., A. Birt, D. Cairns, R.M. Feldman, J.M. Guldin, C. Lafon, F. Stephen and M.D. Tchakerian, “Applied Silvicultural Assessment of Southern Pine Beetle in Southern Pine Stands West of the Mississippi,” 2003-2006, USDA Forest Service, $204,173

Coulson, R.N., A. Birt, D. Cairns, R.M. Feldman, J.M. Guldin, C. Lafon, F. Stephen and M.D. Tchakerian, “Applied Silvicultural Assessment of Southern Pine Beetle in Southern Pine Stands West of the Mississippi,” 2006-2008, USDA Forest Service, $249,893

Krugler, P. E., S. Butenko, C. Chang- Albitres, R. M. Feldman, S. Guikema, I. V. Hicks, D. Kang. T. Lomax, K. Pickett and R. Smith, “Asset Management - Texas
Style,” 2005-2006, Texas Department of Transportation, $16 ,068

Krugler, P. E., C. Chang-Albitres, R.M. Feldman, D. Kang and R. Smith, “Development of a TxDOT ROW Acquisition Simulation- Optimization Model,”3 006 - 2007, Texas Department of Transportation, $170,000

Johnson, A.L., “Warehouse Performance Self-Assessment and Benchmarking,” 2006-2007, The Book Industry Study Group, Inc., $15,000

Klutke, G.-A., and S. Çetinkaya, “Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need Fellowships for Research in Industrial and Systems Engineering,” 2006-2009, Department of Education, $130,000

Hung, N.P., L. San Andres, V. J. Leon and D. Kim, “REU Site: Development of Micro-Turbomachinery,” 2006- 200 , National Science Foundation, $259,249

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.

Phillips, D.T., “Testing and Evaluating First Responder Equipment: Phase II,” Department of Homeland Security, $121,000

Phillips, D.T., “Homeland Security Support,” Texas Engineering Experiment Station, $25,000

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

Cetinkaya S. and E. Tekin, “Effective Inventory Management and Capacity Utilization under Demand Uncertainty for Technology Products with Short Life Cycles,” 2006-2007, Nokia, $50,000

Tekin E. and S. Cetinkaya, “Supply Chain Revenue Management: Mitigating Profit-at-Risk in Manufacturing and Distribution Networks,” 2006-2009, National Science Foundation, $250,000

NSF Faculty Early Career Develop, Çetinkaya, S. (PI) and H. Üster (Co-PI), “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. (PI) and S. Çetinkaya (Co-PI), “Operational Level Distribution Optimization,” 2006-2007, Frito-Lay, Inc. and Pepsi Co., $212,000

Üster, H. (TAMU PI), S. Çetinkaya (TAMU Co-PI) and E. Akçalı (UF-PI),“Collaborative Research: Analytical Approaches for the Design and Operation of Closed-Loop Supply Chains,” 200 -2008, National Science Foundation, $182,212 (TAMU), Total Budget: $303,258

Wilhelm, W. E., “Enhancing NAFTA Logistics: Synthesizing Opportunities for Companies and Their Supply Chains,” 2006-2007, National Science Foundation, $49,997. ( In collaboration with James H. Bookbinder, Department of Management Sciences, University of Waterloo, and Fernando Mata Carrasco, Escuela de Graduados en Administración y Dirección de Empresas, Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, Monterrey, Mexico)

Wilhelm, W. E., REU Supplementary Grant, 2006-2007, National Science Foundation, $6,000

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

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., “Collaborative Research: Innovations in Product Flexibility,” 2006-2009, National Science Foundation, $219,971

Wortman, M. A., “Collaborative Research: SGER: Investigating Probability Laws in the Design of Manufacturing Processes for Safety Critical Parts,” 2006-2008, National Science Foundation, $99,998