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Bennett, G.K., “Emerging Technology: The Shift,” Bryan Noon Lion’s Club, Bryan, Texas, July 2007

Bennett, G.K., Welcome Remarks, Nano Summit, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, August 2007

Bennett, G.K., Panel Member, “Texas A&M’s Commitment to STEM Initiatives,” Texas Engineering and Technical Consortium Executive Committee Meeting, Houston, Texas, October 2007

Bickel, J. Eric, “Strictly Proper Scoring Rules and the Measurement of Uncertainty,” INFORMS Annual Meeting, Decision Analysis Track, Seattle, Wash., November 2007

Bickel, J. Eric, “Decision Education for All,” INFORMS Annual Meeting, Decision Analysis Track, Seattle, Wash., November 2007

Bickel, J. Eric, “Applying OR across the Baseball Decision Hierarchy,” Symposium on Statistics and Operations Research in Baseball, Hayward, Cal., July 2007

Bickel, J. Eric, “Value of Information: From Theory to Practice,” INFORMS Conference on OR Practice, Vancouver, B.C., Canada, April 2007

Bickel, J. Eric and R. Bratvold, “Decision-Making in the Oil and Gas Industry – From Blissful Ignorance to Uncertainty Induced Confusion,” Society of Petroleum Engineers Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, Anaheim, Cal., November 2007

Bratvold, R., J. Eric Bickel and H.P. Lohne, “Value of Information in the Oil and Gas Industry: Past, Present, and Future,” Society of Petroleum Engineers Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, Anaheim, Cal., November 2007

Gibson, R., J. Eric Bickel, D.A. McVay and S. Pickering, “ Model-Based Uncertainty Quantification and Seismic Information Value,” Society of Exploration Geophysicists Annual Meeting,San Antonio, Tex., September 2007

Pickering, S., J. Eric Bickel, R.L. Gibson and D.A. McVay, “Measuring the Value of Seismic Information in E&P Workflows,” Petrotech 2007, New Delhi, India, January 2007

Balasundaram, B. and S. Butenko, “Clique Generalizations and Clusters in Biological Networks,” INFORMS Annual Meeting, Seattle, Wash., November 2007

Balasundaram, B. and S. Butenko, “Finding Low Diameter Clusters in Graphs,”
INFORMS Annual Meeting, Seattle, Wash., November 2007

Butenko, S., “Optimization Problems on Graphs and Their Applications,” Centro de Investigacion en Matematicas, Guanajuato, Mexico, February 2007

Butenko, S. and B. Balasundaram, “On a Fractional Continuous Formulation for Independence Number of a Graph,” The Second International Conference on Complementarity, Duality, and Global Optimization in Science and Engineering, Gainesville, Fla., February 2007

Butenko, S. and S. Kahruman, “Scheduling the Adjuvant Endocrine Therapy for Early Stage Breast Cancer,” Conference on Data Mining, Systems Analysis and Optimization in Biomedicine, Gainesville, Fla., March 2007

Kahruman, S., S. Butenko, K. Diehl, I. Hicks and E. Kolotoglu, “Scheduling the Adjuvant Endocrine Therapy for Early Stage Breast Cancer,” INFORMS Annual Meeting, Seattle, Wash., November 2007

Çetinkaya, S., “The Impact of Supply Quality and Supplier Development on Contract Design,” Johnson School of Management, Cornell University, April 2007

Çetinkaya, S., “The Impact of Supply Quality and Supplier Development on Contract Design,” Parsons Seminar Series, Industrial and Systems Engineering Department, Texas A&M University, April 2007

Easwaran, G., H. Üster, E. Akcali and S. Çetinkaya, “Multi-Product Closed-Loop Supply Chain Network Design: Models and Solution Approaches,” INFORMS Annual Meeting, Seattle, Wash., November 2007

Erkip, N. and S. Çetinkaya, “Computing Default Probabilities for a Three-Level Supply Chain,” INFORMS Annual Meeting, Seattle, Wash., November 2007

Karakayali, I., E. Akcali, S. Çetinkaya and H. Üster, “Single Item Capacitated Lot-Sizing Problem with Remanufacturing,” INFORMS Annual Meeting, Seattle, Wash., November 2007

Keskin, B. B., H. Üster and S. Çetinkaya, “The Impact of Inventory Decisions on Vendor Selection,” Decision Sciences Institute Annual Meeting, Phoenix, Ariz., November 2007

Mutlu, F. and S. Çetinkaya, “On the Service Performances of Shipment Consolidation Policies,” INFORMS Annual Meeting, Seattle, Wash., November 2007

Orcun, S., S. Çetinkaya and R. Uzsoy, “Determining Safety Stocks in the Presence of Workload Dependent Lead Times,” Winter Simulation Conference, Washington, D.C., December 2007

Üster, H., S. Çetinkaya, G. Easwaran and B. B. Keskin, “An Integrated Outbound Logistics Model for Frito-Lay,” INFORMS Conference on OR Practice, Vancouver, B.C., Canada, April 2007

Cho, J.J. and Y. Ding, “Fault Tolerance Analysis of Surveillance Sensor Network,” IIE Annual Research Conference, Nashville, Tenn., May 2007

Cho, J.J. and Y. Ding, “Redundancy and Robustness Analysis of a Structured Linear Model Using Matroid Decomposition,” INFORMS Annual Meeting, Seattle, Wash., November, 2007

Ding, Y., “Optimal Engineering Design Guided by Data-mining Methods,” University of Wisconsin at Madison, Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, March 2007

Ding. Y., “Statistical Issues in Analysis and Design for Distributed Sensor Systems,” Texas A&M University, Department of Statistics, April 2007

Ding. Y., “Analysis and Design for Distributed Sensor Systems,” University of South Florida, Department of Industrial and Management Systems, April 2007

Ding, Y., “Robust Calibration for Clustered Wireless Sensor Network,” IEEE Conference on Automation Science and Engineering, Scottsdale, Ariz., September 2007

Ren, Y. and Y. Ding, “Data-Mining Guided Design Optimization for Sensor Distribution in Multi-Station Assembly Processes,” IIE Annual Research Conference, Nashville, Tenn., May 2007

Ren, Y. and Y. Ding, “A Data-Mining Guided Heuristic Approach for Sensor Distribution in Multi-Station Assembly Processes,” INFORMS Annual Meeting, Seattle, Wash., November 2007

Shrivastava, A.K. and Y. Ding, “Selecting Unique Designs in Complex Design Spaces,” INFORMS Annual Meeting, Seattle, Wash., November 2007

Xia, H. and Y. Ding, “Bayesian Hierarchical Model for Integrating Multi-Resolution Data,” INFORMS Annual Meeting, Seattle, Wash., November 2007

Gaukler, G. M., “The Impact of Item-Level RFID on Product Availability in Retail,”
INFORMS Annual Meeting, Seattle, Wash., November 2007

Gaukler, G. M., “Locating Hospital Equipment Using RFID,” INFORMS International Meeting, Puerto Rico, July 2007

Gaukler, G. M., “Process vs. Quality Cost Savings in Assembly Operations,” IIE Annual Research Conference, Nashville, Tenn., May, 2007

Seijo, R., C. Bonilla, G. Gaukler and C. Malave, “Critical Path for Inventory Control Method in a Global Supply Chain, ‘ INFORMS International Meeting, Puerto Rico, July 2007

Chen, Y., C. Rincon Mateus and N. Gautam, “Resource Management in Web Hosting Centers for Energy Conservation,” INFORMS Annual Meeting, Seattle, Wash., November 2007

Gautam, N., “Oh LoRD (LOng Range Dependence), what do we do?” Texas A&M University Networking Seminar, March 2007

Gautam, N., “Optimization and Control for Energy Management in Data Centers and Web Hosting Services,” Department of Management Studies, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, India, June 2007

Gautam, N., “Resource Management and Control for Data Centers and Web Hosting Services,” Hindustan College of Engineering, Anna University, Padur, India, July 2007

Gautam, N., “Analysis of a Resource Sharing Policy for Computer Systems Using Fluid Queues,” INFORMS Applied Probability Society Conference, Eindhoven, Netherlands, July 2007

Gautam, N., “Towards Green Computing: Energy Management in Data Centers,” Department of Industrial Engineering, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Okla., October 2007

Ko, Y-M. and N. Gautam, “Transient Analysis Using Diffusion Approximation for Build-up Period of Peer-to-Peer Networks,” INFORMS Annual Meeting, Seattle, Wash., November 2007

Ko, Y-M., J. F. Chamberland and N. Gautam, “Optimal Policies for Control of Peers in Online Multimedia Services,” 46th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, New Orleans, La., December 2007

Parvin, H., P. Goel and N. Gautam, “Policies for Prevention and Cure of Cervical Cancer Caused by Human Papilloma Viruses,” INFORMS Annual Meeting, Seattle,Wash., November 2007

Johnson, A.L., “Identifying Likely Efficiency Improvement Paths for Warehouses in Data Envelopment Analysis”, INFORMS Annual Meeting, Seattle, Wash., November 2007

Johnson, A.L., “Applying the Directional Distance Function to the Electric Utility Industry,” INFORMS Annual Meeting, Seattle, Wash., November 2007

Johnson, A.L., “Efficiency Consultation in Engineering: Is it Worth the Investment?”

European Workshop on Efficiency and Productivity Analysis X, Lille, France, June 2007

Johnson, A.L., “The Generalized Distance Function as a Solution to Infeasibility of Super Efficiency Models,” European Workshop on Efficiency and Productivity Analysis X, Lille, France, June 2007

Johnson, A.L., “Benchmarking Performance in Warehouse Operations,” European Workshop on Efficiency and Productivity Analysis X, Lille, France, June 2007

Johnson, A.L., “Applications of Mathematical Modeling: Industry and Academic Collaborative Research,” Department of Information Physics and Sciences, Osaka University, Osaka, Japan, May 2007

Johnson, A.L., “Quantifying Improvement Possibilities Using Benchmarking Results,” IIE Annual Research Conference, Nashville, Tenn., May 2007

Kianfar, K., “n-step MIR functions: Facets for Finite and Infinite Group Problems,” Integer Programming Sponsored Session, INFORMS Annual Meeting, Seattle, Wash., November 2007

Kianfar, K., “Generalized Mixed Integer Rounding Valid Inequalities,” Industrial Engineering Department, Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, June 2007

Kianfar, K., “Generalized Mixed Integer Rounding Valid Inequalities,” Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, N.C., April 2007

Kianfar, K., “Generalized Mixed Integer Rounding Valid Inequalities,” Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, February 2007

Chu, C.L. and V.J. Leon, “Optimization under Partitioned Information: A Scalable Supply Chain Inventory Coordination Methodology,” IIE Annual Research Conference, Nashville, Tenn., May 2007

Ntaimo, L., “Disjunctive Decomposition for Stochastic Mixed-Integer Programs and Applications,” Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Pittsburgh, February 2007

Ntaimo, L., “Disjunctive Cuts for Two-Stage Stochastic Mixed 0-1 Programs with Recourse and Applications,” The Department of Computational & Applied Mathematics, Rice University, November 2007

Ntaimo, L., “A Computational Study of Disjunctive Cuts for Two-Stage Stochastic Mixed 0-1 Programs with Recourse,” Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, October 2007

Ntaimo, L., “A Simulation and Stochastic Programming Approach to Resource Deployment for Wildfire Containment,” INFORMS Annual Meeting, Seattle, Wash., November 2007

Ntaimo, L. and M.W. Tanner, “A Computational Study of Disjunctive Cuts for Two-Stage Stochastic 0-1 Programs with Recourse,” 11th Conference on Stochastic Programming, Vienna, Austria, August 2007

Ntaimo, L. and M.W. Tanner, “Disjunctive Decomposition for Two-Stage Stochastic Mixed 0-1 Programs with Random Recourse,” INFORMS International Meeting, Puerto Rico, July 2007

Tanner, M.W. and L. Ntaimo, “A Scenario-Based Branch-and-Cut Algorithm for Stochastic Programs with Probabilistic Constraints,” INFORMS Annual Meeting, Seattle, Wash., November 2007

Tanner, M.W. and L. Ntaimo, “A Computational Study of Lift-and-Project Cuts for Stochastic Mixed 0-1 Programs,” INFORMS International Meeting, Puerto Rico, July 2007

Smith, D.R., “Overview of Contemporary Project Management,” Maritime University of the Republic of Panama, August 2007

Tekin, E., “Managing New Patient Admissions in Multi-site Healthcare Facilities,” Applied Probability Society of INFORMS, Eindhoven, Netherlands, July 2007

Tekin, E., W.J. Hopp and M.P. Van Oyen, “Design Issues in Service Systems with a Mix of Dedicated and Cross-Trained Servers,” INFORMS Annual Meeting, Seattle, Wash., November 2007

Easwaran, G., H. Üster, E. Akcali and S. Çetinkaya, “Multi-Product Closed-Loop Supply Chain Network Design: Models and Solution Approaches,” INFORMS Annual Meeting, Seattle, Wash., November 2007

Karakayali, I., E. Akcali, S. Çetinkaya and H. Üster, “Single-Item Lot-Sizing Problem with Remanufacturing,” INFORMS Annual Meeting, Seattle, Wash., November 2007

Keskin, B.B. and H. Üster, “Production/Distribution Network Design with Inventory Decisions,” INFORMS Annual Meeting, Seattle, Wash., November 2007

Keskin, B.B., H. Üster and S. Çetinkaya, “The Impact of Inventory Decisions on Vendor Selection,” Decisions Sciences Institute Annual Meeting, Phoenix, Ariz., November 2007

Kewcharoenwong, P. and H. Üster, “Algorithms for the Design of a Relay Network in Truckload Trucking,” INFORMS Annual Meeting, Seattle, Wash., November 2007

Lin, H. and H. Üster, “Integrated Topology Control and Routing in Wireless Sensor Network Design,” INFORMS Annual Meeting, Seattle, Wash., November 2007

Üster, H., S. Çetinkaya, G. Easwaran and B.B. Keskin, “An Integrated Outbound Logistics Model for Frito-Lay,” INFORMS Conference on OR Practice, Vancouver, B. C., Canada, April 2007

Gokce, E. and W.E. Wilhelm, “Analysis of a Branch-and-Price Decomposition for the Multi-Dimensional Knapsack Problem with Generalized Upper Bound Constraints,” INFORMS Annual Meeting, Seattle, Wash., November 2007

Wilhelm, W.E. and E. Gokce, “A Branch-and-Price Approach to Design a Surveillance System for Homeland Security,” INFORMS Annual Meeting, Seattle, Wash., November 2007

Wilhelm, W.E. and D. Warrier, “Incorporating Strong Cutting Planes within Branch-and-Price,” INFORMS International Meeting, Puerto Rico, July 2007

Wortman, M. A., “Analytical Foundations of Technology Assessment,” INFORMS Annual Meeting, Seattle, Wash., November 2007

Wortman, M. A., “Developing a Research Program,” Doctoral Colloquium, INFORMS Annual Meeting, Seattle, Wash., November 2007