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Catherine Harmonosky

Associate Professor and Associate Department Head

Affiliation(s):

  • Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering

304 Leonhard Building

c1h@psu.edu

814-865-2107

Research Areas:

Operations Research, Operations, Services, and Analytics

Interest Areas:

Manufacturing and service systems analysis, production planning and control, healthcare delivery systems analysis, scheduling, computer simulation applications

 
 

 

Education

Publications

Book, Chapters

  • Catherine M Harmonosky, 2009, Simulation, CRC Press Taylor & Francis Group, Boca Raton, FL, pp. 12-1 to 12-22

Journal Articles

  • S. L. Rosen, Catherine M Harmonosky and M. T. Traband, 2008, "Optimization of systems with multiple performance measures via simulation: Survey and recommendations", Computers and Industrial Engineering, 54, (2), pp. 327-339
  • S. L. Rosen, Catherine M Harmonosky and M. T. Traband, 2007, "A simulation optimization method that considers uncertainty and multiple performance measures", European Journal of Operational Research, 181, (1), pp. 315-330
  • J Frey, Catherine M Harmonosky and Kathryn H Dansky, 2005, "Performance model for telehealth use in home health agencies.", Telemedicine journal and e-health : the official journal of the American Telemedicine Association, 11, (5), pp. 542-50
  • P J Egbelu, Catherine M Harmonosky, Jose Ventura, W E O'Brien and Henry J Sommer, 1998, "Cost analysis of hospital material management systems.", Journal of the Society for Health Systems, 5, (4), pp. 1-10

Abstracts

  • Janis Terpenny, Catherine Harmonosky, Amine Lehtihet, Vittal Prabhu, Elena Joshi, Jose Ventura and Andris Freivalds, 2018, "Product-Based Learning: Bundling Goods and Services for an Integrated Context Rich Industrial Engineering Curriculum"
  • Janis Terpenny, Catherine Harmonosky, Amine Lehtihet, Vittal Prabhu, Elena Joshi, Jose Ventura and Andris Freivalds, 2018, "Initiating Curricular Change through Product-Based Learning"

Research Projects

  • January 2016 - December 2020, "Sustainable Summer Bridges from Campus to Campus: Retention Models for Transitioning Underrepresented Engineering Students," (Sponsor: National Science Foundation).
  • July 2016 - June 2018, "Product-Based Learning: Bundling Goods and Services," (Sponsor: The Leonhard Center for the Enhancement of Engineering Education).

Honors and Awards

Service

Service to Penn State:

  • Administrative Support Work, Evaluator, Committee to Interview and Recommend a Candidate for the Department Head Staff Assistant position, May 2017 - May 2017
  • Committee Work, Chairperson, ABET, August 2017
  • Committee Work, Committee Member, Evaluator, Distinguished Teaching Fellows, Leonhard Center, Distinguished Teaching Fellows Selection Committee, May 2017 - May 2017
  • Administrative Support Work, Co-Chairperson, External Review, July 2017 - November 2017
  • Participation in Recruitment and Retention Activities, Developer, Developed a presentation video for new student orientation for honors students, May 2017 - May 2017
  • Committee Work, Member, Pre-major Engagement Vision Committee, August 2016
  • Administrative Support Work, Evaluator, Committee to Interview and Recommend a Candidate for the Instuctor/Advisor position, May 2016 - May 2016
  • Other, Committee Member, Goldwater Scholar Candidate Selection Committee, December 2016 - December 2016
  • Committee Work, Committee Member, Evaluator, Distinguished Teaching Fellows, Leonhard Center, Distinguished Teaching Fellows Selection Committee, May 2016 - May 2016
  • Committee Work, Committee Member, Undergraduate Activities, August 2015
  • Committee Work, Committee Member, PSIMES, November 2015
  • Committee Work, Member, Promotion and Tenure, September 2015 - August 2017
  • Participation in Recruitment and Retention Activities, Faculty, Prospective student tours, September 2015 - May 2016
  • Administrative Support Work, Evaluator, Committee to Interview and Recommend a Candidate for the Undergraduate Staff Assistant position, September 2015 - October 2015
  • Assistance to Student Organizations, IE Family Day Panel, April 2014 - April 2007
  • Committee Work, Committee Member, Administrative Council on Undergraduate Education, July 2014 - June 2015
  • Committee Work, Committee Member, Advisory Committee for Graduate Education, July 2014 - June 2015
  • Committee Member, MOOC Strategy Group, September 2014 - June 2015
  • Digital Learning Steering Committee, October 2014 - June 2015
  • Committee Member, Engineering Management Committee, July 2014 - June 2015
  • Committee Member, Faculty Senate Nominating Committee, 2013 - 2014
  • Committee Member, ABET, 2013 - 2014
  • Scholarship & Awards, 2013 - 2014
  • Committee Member, Promotion and Tenure, 2012 - 2014
  • Committee Member, Undergraduate Task Force, 2011 - 2013
  • IME Executive, 2010 - 2012
  • Chairperson, AD-14 Review Committee for the Department of Chemical Engineering, January 2010 - May 2010
  • Committee Work, Committee Member, College of Engineering Academic Integrity Committee, 2009
  • Committee Member, College of Engineering Diversity Committee, January 2009 - May 2014
  • Committee Member, Standing Joint Committee on Tenure, May 2009 - April 2015
  • Faculty Senator representing the College of Engineering, University Faculty Senate, June 1996 - May 2011
  • Assistance to Student Organizations, Faculty Advisor, Faculty Advisor, Alpha Pi Mu, September 1995
  • Other, Member, College Faculty Marshal, May 2016
  • Participation in Recruitment and Retention Activities, Faculty, Assist with WEPO Career Dinner, Women in Engineering Program, August 2016
  • Participation in Recruitment and Retention Activities, Faculty, Assist with WEPO Career Dinner, Women in Engineering Program, August 2015
  • Administrative Support Work, Faculty, Participate in the IME Department Graduation Reception, May 2017
  • Administrative Support Work, Other, Facilitator, November 2017
  • Participation in Recruitment and Retention Activities, Faculty, PSU Scholars Day, Penn State Schreyer Honors College, September 2017
  • Participation in Recruitment and Retention Activities, Faculty, Participate in the Graduate Recruitment weekend activities, Graduate Program, February 2017
  • Participation in Recruitment and Retention Activities, Faculty, Participate in the Graduate Recruitment weekend activities, Graduate Program, February 2018
  • Contribution to Programs to Enhance Equal Opportunity/Cultural Diversity, Faculty, Participate in the STEM Graduate Recruitment activities for underrepresented students, Penn State Graduate School Sponsorship, October 2017
  • Assistance to Student Organizations, Faculty, Explain the PSIMES Job Mentoring program to the IISE student organization, November 2017
  • Administrative Support Work, Faculty, Participate in the IME Department Graduation Reception, December 2017
  • Participation in Recruitment and Retention Activities, Faculty, Participate in the Graduate Recruitment weekend activities, Graduate Program, February 2018
  • Contribution to Programs to Enhance Equal Opportunity/Cultural Diversity, Panelist, Panelist for women graduate students in the College of Engineering, Panel title: “How to cultivate positive relationships with research advisors.”, Women in Engineering Program, February 2017

Service to External Organizations:

 


 

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Home of the first established industrial engineering program in the world, the Harold and Inge Marcus Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering (IME) at Penn State has made a name for itself in the engineering industry through its storied tradition of unparalleled excellence and innovation in research, education, and outreach.

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The Harold and Inge Marcus Department of
Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering

310 Leonhard Building

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802-4400

Phone: 814-865-7601

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