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Dasgupta, S. and A. Banerjee, “Binary Time Series Prediction Using Recurrent Networks,” Artificial Neural Networks in Engineering Conference, St. Louis, Mo., November 2006

Bennett, G. K., “Professional Development of Department Heads,” National Department Heads Conference, American Society of Civil Engineers, Galveston, Texas, March 2006

Bennett, G. K., Chair, Responder Panel Discussion, Performance Metrics for Intelligence Systems Workshop, National Institute of Standards and Testing, Gaithersburg, Md., August 2006

Bennett, G. K., Moderator, National Laboratory Panel, “The Energy Policy Act of 200 , Conference of Key National Leaders,” The Texas A&M University System, College Station, Texas, August 2006

Bickel, J. E., “ChartMine®: Using Decision Theory and Data Mining to Improve On-Field Baseball Decision Making,” INFORMS Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, Pa., November 2006

Bickel, J. E. and R. Bratvold, “Decision Focused Uncertainty Quantification,” Society of Petroleum Engineers/European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers Workshop “What do Geoscientists and Engineers Need to Better Manage Uncertainty?” Dubrovnik, Croatia, March 2006

Bickel, J. E., R. Gibson, D. McVay, S. Pickering and J. Waggoner,“WesternGeco Uses Decision Analysis to Communicate the Value of Seismic Surveys to Potential Clients,” INFORMS Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, Pa., November 2006

Bickel, J. E., R. Gibson, D. McVay, S. Pickering and J. Waggoner, “Value of Seismic with Multiple Drilling Targets,” Society of Exploration Geophysicists Annual Meeting, New Orleans, La., October 2006

Bickel, J. E., R. L. Gibson, D. A. McVay, S. Pickering and J. Waggoner, “Quantifying D Land Seismic Reliability and Value,” Society of Petroleum Engineers Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, San Antonio, Texas,
September 2006

Bickel, J. E., R. Gibson, D. McVay, S. Pickering and J. Waggoner, “Value of Seismic with Multiple Drilling Targets,” SEG/SBGf/ULG, Development and Production Forum, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, August 2006

Bickel, J. E., R. Gibson, D. McVay, S. Pickering and J. Waggoner, “Value of Seismic with Multiple Drilling Targets,” European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers Annual Conference, Vienna, Austria, June
2006

Bickel, J. E. and J. E. Smith, “Optimal Sequential Exploration: A Binary Learning Model,” Society of Petroleum
Engineers/European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers Workshop “What Do Geoscientists and Engineers Need to Better Manage Uncertainty?” Dubrovnik, Croatia, March 2006

Bickel, J. E. and J. E. Smith, “Optimal Sequential Exploration: A Binary Learning Model,” Decision Analysis
Affinity Group, Baltimore, Md., March 2006

Bickel, J. E., J. E. Smith and J.L. Meyer, “Modeling Dependence Among Geologic Risks in Sequential Exploration Decisions,” Society of Petroleum Engineers Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, San Antonio, Texas,
September 2006

Pickering, S. and J. E. Bickel, “The Value of Seismic Information,” PETEX (Petroleum Exploration Society of Great Britain), London, England, November 2006

Balasundaram, B., S. Butenko and I. Hicks, “Generalization of Cliques, Independent Sets and Coloring,” INFORMS Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, Pa., November 2006

Butenko, S., “Clique Relaxations in Network Clustering: Models, Algorithms and Applications,” Systems Division Seminar, Leeds School of Business, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colo., February 2006

Butenko, S., “Clique Relaxation Models of Clusters in Biological Networks,” Center for Discrete Mathematics and Theoretical Computer Science, Workshop on Clustering Problems in Biological Networks, Rutgers University, Piscataway, N.J., May 2006

Butenko, S. and B. Balasundaram, “Clique Relaxation Models of Clusters in Networks,” International Conference on Applied Optimization and Metaheuristic Innovations, Yalta, Ukraine, July 2006

Butenko, S. and B. Balasundaram, “On Continuous Formulations of Discrete Optimization Problems,” INFORMS
Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, Pa., November 2006

Kahruman, S. and S. Butenko, “Scheduling Adjuvant Endocrine Therapy for Breast Cancer,” INFORMS Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, Pa., November 2006

Shkvarko, Y. and S. Butenko, “Optimization of Multisource Information Fusion for Resource Management with Remote Sensing Imagery: An Aggregated Regularization Method with Neural Network Implementation,” International Symposium on Defense and Security, Orlando, Fla., April 2006

Trukhanov, S., S. Butenko and B. Balasundaram, “Network-Based Approaches in Data Mining,” INFORMS Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, Pa., November 2006

Trukhanov, S. and S. Butenko, “Using Critical Sets to Solve the Maximum Independent Set Problem,” International Conference on Applied Optimization and Metaheuristic Innovations, Yalta, Ukraine, July 2006

Çetinkaya, S., “Quantitative Approaches for Integration of Inventory and Transportation Decisions,” National Science Foundation Design, Service, and Manufacturing Grantees and Research Conference, St. Louis, Mo., July 2006

Çetinkaya, S. and X. Liu, “The Impact of Supply Quality Information and Supplier Development on Contract Design,” INFORMS Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, Pa., November 2006

Easwaran, G., H. Üster, E. Akçalı and S. Çetinkaya, “Closed Loop Supply Chain Network Design Problem with
Multi-Product Remanufacturing,” INFORMS Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, Pa., November 2006

Keskin, B. B., H. Üster and S. Çetinkaya, “Distribution Center Location and Inventory Allocation under Generalized Transportation Costs,” INFORMS Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, Pa., November 2006

Üster, H., S. Çetinkaya and E. Akçalı, “Collaborative Research: Analytical Approaches for the Design and Operation of Closed-Loop Supply Chains,” National Science Foundation Design, Service, and Manufacturing Grantees and Research Conference, St. Louis, Mo., July 2006

Easwaran, G., H. Üster, E. Akçalı and S. Çetinkaya, “A Multi-Product Remanufacturing Network Design Problem,” IIE Annual Research Conference, Orlando, Fla., May 2006

Curry, G. L. and R. N. Coulson, “An Optimization-Based System Model of Disturbance enerated Forest Biomass Utilization,” International Conference on Flexible Automation and Intelligent Manufacturing, Limerick, Ireland, June 2006

Abhishek, K. S. and Y. Ding, “Modeling, Analysis and Design of Complex Quality Testing Systems using a Hierarchical Simulation Framework” IEEE International Conference on Networking, Sensing and Control, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., April 2006

Cho, J.J. and Y. Ding, “Robust Calibration for Clustered Wireless Sensor Network,” INFORMS Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, Pa., November 2006

Ding, Y., “Data-Mining, Sensor Systems, and Quality and Productivity Improvements,” Chaparral Steel, Midlothian, Texas, January 2006

Ding, Y., “Sensor Redundancy and Robust Estimation,” University of California at Berkeley, Department of Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, Berkeley, Cal.,

May 2006 Ding, Y., “Distributed Sensor System for Quality Improvements,” Tsinghua University, Department of Industrial Engineering, Beijing, China, July 2006.

Ding, Y., “Selecting Unique Designs from Complex Design Spaces Using Graph Enumeration Method,” International Conference on Design of Experiments and Its Applications, Tianjin, China, July 2006

Ding, Y., “Distributed Sensor System for Quality Improvements,” Tianjin University, School of Mechanical Engineering, Tianjin, China, July 2006

Ding, Y., “Teaching Quality Engineering in IE/OR Programs,” INFORMS QSR Invited Panelist, Pittsburgh, Pa., November 2006

Ding, Y., “Process-Oriented Tolerancing for Multi-Station Assembly Processes,” IIE Transactions Invited Paper Session, INFORMS Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, Pa., November 2006

Ren, Y. and Y. Ding, “Nonlinearity Analysis of Multi-Station Assembly Processes,” ASME International Conference on Manufacturing Science and Engineering, Ypsilanti, Mich., October 2006

Xia, H. and Y. Ding, “Bayesian Spatial Methods for Form Error Assessment Using Coordinate Measurements,” ASA/ASQ Joint Research Conference, Knoxville, Tenn., June 2006

Gaukler, G. M., “Lateral Transshipment Options in a 2-Stage Supply Chain,” INFORMS Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, Pa., November 2006

Gaukler, G. M., “RFID in Assembly Operations,” IIE Annual Research Conference, Orlando, Fla., May 2006

Gaukler, G. M., “RFID in Operations Management: Current Research Directions,” Distinguished Speaker Series, University of Houston, Houston, Texas, April 2006

Gautam, N., “Building an Academic Reputation; Enhancing Internal Reputation,” Doctoral Colloquium Speaker, IIE Annual Research Conference, Orlando, Fla., May 2006

Gautam, N., D. Jayabalan and A. Elefteriadou, “Short-Term Direct Travel Time Prediction for Freeway Segments,” IIE Annual Research Conference, Orlando, Fla., May 2006

Goel, P. and N. Gautam, “On Using Fluid Flow Models for Performance Analysis of Computer Networks,” INFORMS Telecommunications Conference, Dallas, Texas, March 2006

Wang, Q., W.B. Qin, Y. Chen and N. Gautam, “A First-Principles Based LPV Modeling and Design for Performance Management of Internet Web Servers,” American Control Conference, Minneapolis, Minn., June 2006.

Balasundaram, B., S. Butenko and I. Hicks, “Generalization of Cliques, Independent Sets and Coloring,” INFORMS Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, Pa., November 2006

Johnson, A.L., “Orientation Issues in Data Envelopment Analysis,” INFORMS Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, Pa., November 2006

Johnson, A.L., “An Application of the Hyperbolic Oriented Efficiency Measure to Outlier Detection,” North American Productivity Workshop, New York, N.Y., June 2006

Johnson, A.L. and L.F. McGinnis, “Benchmarking Warehouse Performance,” INFORMS Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, Pa., November 2006

Johnson, A.L. and L.F. McGinnis, “Integrating Theory and Methods for System Performance Assessment,” National Science Foundation Design, Service and Manufacturing Grantees and Research Conference, St. Louis,
Mo., July 2006

Johnson, A.L. and L.F. McGinnis,“Performance Measurement and Benchmarking with Applications to Warehousing,” Young Researchers Conference at North American Productivity Workshop, New York, N.Y., June 2006

Leon, V.J., “Continuous Improvement Plan for Manufacturing and Mechanical ET,” A Capstone Conference for the TEI Community, Washington, D. C., February 2006

Ntaimo, L., “A Class of Algorithms for Large-Scale Stochastic Mixed-Integer Programs and Applications,” Department of Mechanical Engineering Seminar Series, University of Texas at Austin, September 2006

Ntaimo, L., “Disjunctive Decomposition for Stochastic Mixed-Binary Programs with Random Recourse,” International Symposium on Mathematical Programming, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, August 2006

Ntaimo, L. and X. Hu, “Dynamic Multi-Resolution Cellular Space Modeling for Forest Fire Simulation,” Spring Simulation Multiconference - DEVS Integrative M&S Symposium, Von Braun Center, Huntsville, Ala., April
2006

Ntaimo, L. and B. Khargharia, “Two-Dimensional Fire Spread Decomposition in Cellular DEVS Models,” Spring Simulation Multiconference - DEVS Integrative M&S Symposium, Von Braun Center, Huntsville, Ala., April 2006
Ntaimo, L., W. J. Lee and A. Jalora,

“A Stochastic Mixed-Integer Programming Approach for Wildfire Containment,” IIE Annual Research Conference, Orlando, Fla., May 2006

Phillips, D.T., D. McIntyre and L. Benning, “New Horizons and Opportunities in Homeland Security
Research,” Transportation National Conference, Clear Lake, Texas, 2006

Huang T. and E. Tekin, “Multiple Period Pricing Models,” INFORMS Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, Pa., November 2006

Tekin, E., “A Strategic Model for Healthcare Resource Allocation,” INFORMS Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, Pa., November 2006

Tekin, E. and T. Huang, “Dynamic Allocation of Flexible Resources to Market Differentiated Stochastic Demand,” INFORMS Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, Pa., November 2006

Agrahari, H. and H. Üster, “Comparison of Formulations for a Distribution Network Design Problem with Load Consolidations,” IIE Annual Research Conference, Orlando, Fla., May 2006

Easwaran, G., H. Üster, E. Akçali and S. Çetinkaya, “Closed Loop Supply Chain Network Design Problem with
Multi-Product Remanufacturing,” INFORMS Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, Pa., November 2006

Easwaran, G., H. Üster, E. Akçali and S. Çetinkaya,“A Multi-Product Remanufacturing Network Design Problem,” IIE Annual Research Conference, Orlando, Fla., May 2006

Keskin, B.B., H. Üster and S. Çetinkaya, “Distribution Center Location and Inventory Allocation under Explicit
Transportation Costs,” INFORMS Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, Pa., November 2006

Keskin, B.B., H. Üster and S. Çetinkaya , “One Warehouse, Multi-Retailer Inventory Problem with Integrated
Inventory and Location Decisions”, National Science Foundation Design, Service, and Manufacturing Grantees and Research Conference, St. Louis, Mo., 2006

Üster, H. and S.K.S. Kumar, “Design of Resilient Network Topologies with Balanced Rings,” INFORMS Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, Pa., November 2006

Üster, H. and H. Lin, “Approaches to Wireless Sensor Network Design and Routing for Prolonged Network Life,” INFORMS Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, Pa., November 2006

Üster, H. and H. Lin, “Sensors: Models and Algorithms for Efficient Design and Operation of Wireless Sensor Networks,” National Science Foundation Design, Service, and Manufacturing Grantees and Research Conference, St. Louis, Mo. 2006

Üster, H. and N. Maheswari, “Strategic Network Design for Multi-Zone Truckload Shipments,” Department of Industrial Engineering, Monterrey Tech, Toluca, Mexico, November 2006.

Üster, H., S. Çetinkaya, E. Akçalı and G. Easwaran, “Collaborative Research: Analytical Approaches for the Design and Operation of Closed- Loop Supply Chains,” National Science Foundation Design, Service, and Manufacturing Grantees and Research Conference, St. Louis, Mo. 2006

Warrier, D. and W. E. Wilhelm, “Cut Generation Techniques within a Branch and Price Scheme,” INFORMS Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, Pa., November 2006

Wilhelm, W. E. and X. Zhu,“Resource-Constrained Shortest- Path Sub-Problems on Acyclic Graphs in a Column-Generation Context,” INFORMS Annual Meet

Wortman, M.A. and A. Savachkin, “Capacity Disruption Risk in Production Enterprise Networks,” INFORMS Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, Pa., November 2006

Wortman, M. A., “Some Personal Observations Regarding an Academic Career in Operations Research,” INFORMS Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, Pa., November 2006