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Janis Terpenny

Peter and Angela Dal Pezzo Department Head and Professor

Affiliation(s):

  • Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering

310 Leonhard Building

jpt5311@psu.edu

814-865-7601

Personal or Departmental Website

Research Areas:

Manufacturing, Production, Supply Chain, and Service Systems Engineering

Interest Areas:

Engineering design and smart manufacturing, including process and methods of early design; knowledge and information in design; product families and platforms; obsolescence in products and systems; complexity of products and systems; and cloud computing for design and manufacturing integration. Other topics include design education, such as multidisciplinary teams; the impacts of project choice and context on engagement and learning; and the retention and success of underrepresented students.

 
 

 

Education

  • BS, Mathematical Science, graduation with honors, Applied Mathematics, 1979
  • MS, Industrial and Systems Engineering: Operations Research, 1981
  • Ph D, Industrial and Systems Engineering: Manufacturing Systems Engineering, 1996

Publications

Book, Chapters

  • Dazhong Wu, Connor Jennings, Janis Terpenny and Soundar Kumara, 2017, Cloud-based machine learning for predictive analytics: Tool wear prediction in milling, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., United States, pp. 2062–2069
  • Dazhong Wu, Janis Terpenny and Dirk Schaefer, 2016, A survey of cloud-based design and engineering analysis software tools, American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
  • Dazhong Wu, Janis Terpenny, Li Zhang, Robert Gao and Thomas Kurfess, 2016, Fog-enabled architecture for data-driven cyber-manufacturing systems, American Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • Connor Jennings, Dazhong Wu and Janis Terpenny, 2016, Forecasting obsolescence risk using machine learning, American Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • Kevin Lesniak, Janis Terpenny, Conrad S. Tucker, Chimay Anumba and Sven Bilen, 2016, Networked, real time translation of 3D mesh data to immersive virtual reality environments, American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
  • Chang Xiaomeng, Zheng Lyu and Janis Terpenny, 2015, Ontology development and optimization for data integration and decision-making in product design and obsolescence management, Springer International Publishing, pp. 87–132
  • Dazhong Wu, Xi Liu, Steve Hebert, Wolfgang Gentzsch and Janis Terpenny, 2015, Performance evaluation of cloud-based high performance computing for finite element analysis, American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
  • Connor Jennings and Janis Terpenny, 2015, Taxonomy of factors for lifetime buy, Institute of Industrial Engineers, United States, pp. 430–436
  • Liyu Zheng, Nihal Orfi and Janis Terpenny, 2014, A study of correlation between DMSMS obsolescence and counterfeit electronics, American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
  • Liyu Zheng, Peter Sandborn, Janis Terpenny and Nihal Orfi, 2014, An ontological model and method for obsolescence resolution and management, DEStech Publications Inc., United States, pp. 185–192
  • Janis Terpenny, 2014, Mary poppins was a very wise woman: Insights for effective leadership in academia, American Society for Engineering Education, United States
  • Katherine Fu, Tahira N. Reid, Janis Terpenny, Deborah L. Thurston, Judy M. Vance, Susan Finger, Gloria J. Wiens, Kazem Kazerounian, Janet K. Allen and Kathy Jacobson, 2013, Broadening participation: A report on a series of workshops aimed at building community and increasing the number of women and minorities in engineering design
  • Liyu Zheng, Xiaomeng Chang and Janis Terpenny, 2013, Ontology development and optimization for data integration and knowledge management, Institute of Industrial Engineers, United States, pp. 142–150
  • Xiaomeng Chang, Liyu Zheng and Janis Terpenny, 2013, Ontology-enabled data inquiry for cost analysis and obsolescence mitigation, American Society of Mechanical Engineers
  • Liyu Zheng and Janis Terpenny, 2012, A hybrid ontology approach for information integration, Institute of Industrial Engineers, United States, pp. 260–269
  • Liyu Zheng, Janis Terpenny, Peter Sandborn and Raymond Nelson, 2012, Design refresh planning models for managing obsolescence, pp. 579–590
  • Richard M. Goff and Janis Terpenny, 2012, Engineering design education - Core competencies
  • Xiaomeng Chang and Janis Terpenny, 2012, Ontology-based malfunction forecast and root cause analysis in product design, pp. 937–945
  • Louis Everett, Susan Finger, Don Millard, Russell Pimmel, Janis Terpenny, John Yu, Maura Borrego and Guy Alain Amoussou, 2011, A mini-workshop on how people learn
  • Zeshan Hyder, Zulfiqar Ali, Janis Terpenny and Richard M. Goff, 2011, Employing engineering design tools for designing/redesigning of courses
  • Raymond Nelson, Peter Sandborn, Janis Terpenny and Liyu Zheng, 2011, Modeling constraints in design refresh planning, pp. 939–949
  • Liyu Zheng, Janis Terpenny, Raymond Nelson and Peter Sandborn, 2011, Ontology-based knowledge representation for product life cycle concepts and obsolescence forecasting, Institute of Industrial Engineers, United States
  • Louis Everett, Susan Finger, Don Millard, Russell Pimmel, Janis Terpenny, John Yu, Maura Borrego and Guy Alain Amoussou, 2011, Workshop - Evaluation of education development projects
  • Yanfeng Li, Janis Terpenny and Xiaomeng Chang, 2010, A framework for activity-based costing and product family cost estimation, Institute of Industrial Engineers, United States
  • Christopher Williams, Erin Crede, Janis Terpenny and Richard Goff, 2010, Effects of student-customer interaction in a cornerstone design project
  • Rahul Rai, Uriel Tekunoff, Carson Schafer, Peter Sandborn and Janis Terpenny, 2010, Mitigating e-waste: A Product Service System (PSS) based design approach to create obsolescence resistant products, pp. 155–169
  • Tracee Walker Gilbert, Janis Terpenny and Sharnnia Artis, 2010, Student needs identification and prioritization framework: Incorporating multiple customers’ perspectives, Institute of Industrial Engineers, United States
  • Tracee Gilbert, Janis Terpenny and Sharnnia Artis, 2010, Student success - Oriented needs analysis framework: A pilot study
  • Christopher Williams, Richard Goff, Janis Terpenny, Jenny Lo, Tamara Knott and Karen Gilbert, 2009, "Real outreach experiences in engineering": Merging service - learning and design in a first-year engineering course
  • Xiaomeng Chang and Janis Terpenny, 2009, A framework for ontology-based heterogeneous data integration for cost management in product family design, pp. 625–633
  • Ping Ren, Dennis Hong, Janis Terpenny and Richard Goff, 2009, Bridging theory and practice in a senior level robotics course for mechanical and electrical engineers
  • Christopher B. Williams, Janis Terpenny and Richard M. Goff, 2009, Designing a service-learning design project for a first-year engineering course, pp. 631–639
  • Ane Johnson, Margaret Layne and Janis Terpenny, 2009, Empowering women as leaders: ADVANCE leadership programs at a doctoral STEM-dominant university
  • Diane Folz, Christine Burgoyne, Janis Terpenny and Richard Goff, 2009, Re-designing a junior-level materials processing laboratory course to aid students in applying theory to practice
  • Seung Ki Moon, Xiaomeng Chang, Janis Terpenny, Timothy W. Simpson and Soundar R T Kumara, 2009, Towards a knowledge support system for product family design, World Scientific Publishing Co., United States, pp. 297–318
  • Rajkamal Kesharwani, Xiaomeng Chang, Janis Terpenny and William Sullivan, 2008, Context-based problems and exercises for teaching engineering economy
  • Xiaomeng Chang and Janis Terpenny, 2008, Draft: A framework for ontology-based heterogeneous data integration for cost management in product family design, pp. 625–633
  • Chang Xiaomeng and Terpenny Janis, 2008, Ontology-based method for systems thinking in product design, pp. 1184–1189
  • Aly Tawfik, Janis Terpenny and Richard Goff, 2008, Small interventions, big impacts: How modification of delivery process of in-class activities for freshmen can dramatically improve learning
  • Xiaomeng Chang, Rahul Rai and Janis Terpenny, 2007, Design for Manufacturing (DfM) ontology: Implementation of a mechanical assembly through welding process, pp. 1690–1695
  • John Jones, Richard Goff and Janis Terpenny, 2007, Design of thermal systems using optimization and metaheuristic methods
  • Richard Goff, Janis Terpenny and Terry Wildman, 2007, Improving learning and engagement for students in large classes
  • Douglas Gabauer, Tim Bayse, Janis Terpenny and Richard Goff, 2007, Improving undergraduate engineering design instruction through lessons learned mentoring FIRST Lego League
  • David Richter, Kurt Johnson, Janis Terpenny and Richard Goff, 2007, Mentoring first lego league: Challenges and rewards of working with youth
  • Rahul Rai and Janis Terpenny, 2007, Principles for managing technological product obsolescence
  • Janis Terpenny, Clinton Dancey, Richard Goff, Doug Nelson, Michael Ellis and Dennis Hong, 2007, Success strategies for capstone design courses with large classes, diverse project types, small to large student teams, and varied faculty interests and approac
  • Doug Sterk, Tim Thacker, Elizabeth Tranter, Richard Goff and Janis Terpenny, 2007, Teaching and mentoring research experiences for undergraduates in power electronics
  • Rahul Rai, Asli Sahin, Ashley Studd and Janis Terpenny, 2007, Undergraduate learning experiences through research in emerging areas of engineering design: Product platform planning and design for managing product obsolescence
  • Asli Sahin, Janis Terpenny, Steven B. Shooter, Robert B. Stone and Timothy W. Simpson, 2006, A conceptual method to evaluate relative instructional efficiencies of case studies in product platform planning
  • Asli Sahin, Janis Terpenny and Richard M. Goff, 2006, A graphical modeling environment for configuring modular product families and platforms
  • Asii Sahin, Janis Terpenny, Timothy Simpson, Steven Shooter and Robert Stone, 2006, A method to evaluate relative instructional efficiencies of design activities for product platform planning
  • Hansen Lukman, Steven Shooter, Fabrice Alizon, Asli Sahin, Janis Terpenny, Robert Stone, Timothy Simpson and Soundar Kumara, 2006, An inter-university collaborative undergraduate research/learning experience for product platform planning: Year 2
  • Ryan S. Hutcheson, Robert L. Jordan, Robert B. Stone, Janis Terpenny and Chang Xiaomeng, 2006, Application of a genetic algorithm to concept variant selection
  • Richard Goff and Janis Terpenny, 2006, Capstone design, mechanical engineering project or personnel management challenge?
  • Asli Sahin, Janis Terpenny, Steven B. Shooter, Robert B. Stone and Timothy W. Simpson, 2006, Evaluating relative instructional effectiveness and efficiencies of design activities for Product Platform Planning
  • Richard M. Goff, Janis Terpenny, Mitzi R. Vernon and William R. Green, 2006, Evolution of student perception in a human centered interdisciplinary design project
  • Jaeil Park, Xiaomeng Chang and Janis Terpenny, 2006, Toward an activity-based cost ontology for product family planning
  • Robert L. Jordan, Michael Van Wie, Robert B. Stone, Jiachuan Wang and Janis Terpenny, 2005, A Group Technology for product portfolios, pp. 1053–1066
  • Michael Van Wie, Robert Stone, Asli Sahin, Janis Terpenny, Fabrice Alizon, Steve Shooter and Timothy Simpson, 2005, A qualitative modeling method for platform design, pp. 312–317
  • Timothy W. Simpson, Robert B. Stone, Steven B. Shooter, Janis Terpenny and Soundar R T Kumara, 2005, An inter-university collaborative undergraduate research/learning experience for product platform planning, pp. 8651–8668
  • Anand Srinivasan, Janis Terpenny, Steven B. Shooter, Robert B. Stone, Timothy W. Simpson and Soundar R T Kumara, 2005, An online learning tool for product platform planning, pp. 11013–11031
  • Janis Terpenny and Richard M. Goff, 2005, Design in engineering education and practice, pp. 2929–2938
  • O. Hayden Griffin, Alex Aning, Vinod K. Lohani, Jean Kampe, Richard Goff, Marie Paretti, Michael Alley, Jenny Lo, Janis Terpenny, Thomas Walker, Hassan Aref, Susan Magliaro and Mark Sanders, 2005, Designing and implementing graduate programs in engineering education, pp. 3083–3092
  • Abhisar Verma and Janis Terpenny, 2005, Dynamic project management: A principal - Agent based approach
  • Anand Srinivasan, Asli Sahin, Janis Terpenny, Timothy W. Simpson, Soundar R T Kumara, Steven B. Shooter and Robert B. Stone, 2005, Online case studies and a process description for product platform planning, pp. 27–39
  • Janis Terpenny and Richard M. Goff, 2005, Preparing future faculty for teaching engineering design, pp. 13–18
  • Maura Borrego, O. Hayden Griffin, Susan Magliaro, Vinod K. Lohani, Janis Terpenny, Gary Downey, Marie Paretti, Richard Goff, Mark Sanders, Alex Aning, Jean Kampe, Jenny Lo, Michael Alley and Thomas Walker, 2005, Work in progress - Developing a rigorous research foundation for graduate programs in engineering education
  • Richard M. Goff, Janis Terpenny, Mitzi R. Vernon, William R. Green and Clive R. Vorster, 2005, Work in progress - Interdisciplinary design of assistive technology for the third world
  • Craig Josias, Janis Terpenny and Kenneth J. McLean, 2004, Component obsolescence risk assessment, pp. 2373–2378
  • Janis Terpenny and Deepu Mathew, 2004, Graphical modeling environment and supporting framework for function-based conceptual design, pp. 973–982
  • Jiachuan Wang, Janis Terpenny and Bartholomew O. Nnaji, 2004, Interactive preference incorporation in user-centered product development, pp. 739–744
  • Steven B. Shooter, Timothy W. Simpson, S. R T Kumara, Robert B. Stone and Janis Terpenny, 2004, Toward an information management infrastructure for product family planning and mass customization, pp. 781–790
  • Maria Benson and Janis Terpenny, 2001, A survey of methods and approaches to knowledge management in the product development environment, pp. 557–566
  • Janis Terpenny and Bartholomew O. Nnaji, 1993, Feature based design evaluation for machine/tool selection for sheet metal, Publ by IIE, pp. 26–30
  • Michael P. Deisenroth, Janis Terpenny and Osama K. Eyada, 1992, Design for competitiveness: Case studies developed in concurrent engineering and design for manufacturability, Publ by ASME, pp. 29–34

Journal Articles

  • Kevin Lesniak, Janis Terpenny, Conrad S. Tucker, Chimay Anumba and Sven G. Bilén, 2017, "Immersive distributed design through real-time capture, translation, and rendering of three-dimensional mesh data", Journal of Computing and Information Science in Engineering, 17, (3)
  • Dazhong Wu, Connor Jennings, Janis Terpenny, Robert X. Gao and Soundar Kumara, 2017, "A Comparative Study on Machine Learning Algorithms for Smart Manufacturing: Tool Wear Prediction Using Random Forests", Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, Transactions of the ASME, 139, (7)
  • Dazhong Wu, Shaopeng Liu, Li Zhang, Janis Terpenny, Robert X. Gao, Thomas Kurfess and Judith A. Guzzo, 2017, "A fog computing-based framework for process monitoring and prognosis in cyber-manufacturing", Journal of Manufacturing Systems, 43, pp. 25–34
  • Dazhong Wu, Janis Terpenny, Thomas Kurfess and Dean L. Bartles, 2017, "Introduction to the special issue on high performance computing and data analytics for cyber manufacturing", Journal of Manufacturing Systems, 43, pp. 213
  • Dazhong Wu, Janis Terpenny and Dirk Schaefer, 2017, "Digital design and manufacturing on the cloud: A review of software and services", Artificial Intelligence for Engineering Design, Analysis and Manufacturing: AIEDAM, 31, (1), pp. 104–118
  • Connor Jennings, Dazhong Wu and Janis Terpenny, 2016, "Forecasting obsolescence risk and product life cycle with machine learning", IEEE Transactions on Components, Packaging and Manufacturing Technology, 6, (9), pp. 1428–1439
  • Dazhong Wu, Xi Liu, Steve Hebert, Wolfgang Gentzsch and Janis Terpenny, 2016, "Democratizing digital design and manufacturing using high performance cloud computing: Performance evaluation and benchmarking", Journal of Manufacturing Systems
  • Peng Wang, Robert X. Gao, Dazhong Wu and Janis Terpenny, 2016, "A Computational Framework for Cloud-based Machine Prognosis", Procedia CIRP, 57, pp. 309–314
  • Liyu Zheng, Janis Terpenny and Peter Sandborn, 2015, "Design refresh planning models for managing obsolescence", IISE Transactions, 47, (12), pp. 1407–1423
  • Dazhong Wu, Janis Terpenny and Wolfgang Gentzsch, 2015, "Economic Benefit Analysis of Cloud-Based Design, Engineering Analysis, and Manufacturing", Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, Transactions of the ASME, 137, (4)
  • Asll Sahin-Sariisik, Janis Terpenny, Eileen M. Van Aken and Nihal Orfi, 2014, "A structured approach to platform-driven product planning", EMJ - Engineering Management Journal, 26, (2), pp. 10–23
  • Hyung Nam Kim, Tonya Smith-Jackson and Janis Terpenny, 2014, "Haptic perception of users with low vision and their needs in haptic-incorporated user interfaces", Disability and Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology, 9, (3), pp. 195–208
  • Liyu Zheng and Janis Terpenny, 2013, "A hybrid ontology approach for integration of obsolescence information", Computers and Industrial Engineering, 65, (3), pp. 485–499
  • Liyu Zheng, Raymond Nelson, Janis Terpenny and Peter Sandborn, 2013, "Ontology-based knowledge representation for obsolescence forecasting", Journal of Computing and Information Science in Engineering, 13, (1)
  • Nihal Orfi, Janis Terpenny and Asli Sahin-Sariisik, 2012, "Harnessing product complexity: Step 2-measuring and evaluating complexity levels", Engineering Economist, 57, (3), pp. 178–191
  • Wm Michael Butler, Janis Terpenny, Richard M. Goff, Rajkumar S. Pant and Heidi M. Steinhauer, 2012, "Improving the aerospace capstone design experience through simulation based learning", International Journal of Engineering Education, 28, (2), pp. 492–500
  • Susannah Howe, Jay Goldberg, Scott Palo and Janis Terpenny, 2011, "Guest editorial: The 2010 capstone design conference", International Journal of Engineering Education, 27, (6), pp. 1160–1163
  • Nihal Orfi, Janis Terpenny and Asli Sahin-Sariisik, 2011, "Harnessing product complexity: Step 1establishing product complexity dimensions and indicators", Engineering Economist, 56, (1), pp. 59–79
  • Janis Terpenny, 2011, "What constitutes a good design education research paper that would be suitable for JMD?", Journal of Mechanical Design - Transactions of the ASME, 133, (3)
  • Ping Ren, Dennis Hong, Janis Terpenny and Richard Goff, 2010, "Bridging theory and practice in a dual level robotics course for mechanical and electrical engineers", Computers in Education Journal, 20, (4), pp. 70–81
  • Xiaomeng Chang, Janis Terpenny and Patrick Koelling, 2010, "Reducing errors in the development, maintenance and utilisation of ontologies", International Journal of Computer Integrated Manufacturing, 23, (4), pp. 341–352
  • Xiaomeng Chang, Rahul Rai and Janis Terpenny, 2010, "Development and utilization of ontologies in design for manufacturing", Journal of Mechanical Design - Transactions of the ASME, 132, (2), pp. 210091–2100912
  • Clive L. Dym and Janis Terpenny, 2010, "International Journal of Engineering Education: Guest editorial", International Journal of Engineering Education, 26, (2), pp. 238–239
  • Yanfeng Li, Xiaomeng Chang, Janis Terpenny and Tracee Gilbert, 2010, "Ontology-based multiplatform identification method", Journal of Computing and Information Science in Engineering, 10, (3)
  • Richard M. Goff, Christopher Williams, Janis Terpenny, Karen Gilbert, Tamara Knott and Jenny Lo, 2010, "ROXIE: Real Outreach eXperiences In Engineering first-year engineering students designing for community partners", International Journal of Engineering Education, 26, (2), pp. 349–358
  • Christopher B. Williams, Lisa D. McNair, Erin D. Crede, Marie C. Paretti and Janis Terpenny, 2010, "Designing hands-on teaming activities: Exploring sustainability tradeoffs for courses with large enrollments", International Journal of Engineering Education, 26, (2), pp. 408–417
  • Xiaomeng Chang and Janis Terpenny, 2009, "Ontology-based data integration and decision support for product e-Design", Robotics and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing, 25, (6), pp. 863–870
  • Xiaomeng Chang, Asli Sahin and Janis Terpenny, 2008, "An ontology-based support for product conceptual design", Robotics and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing, 24, (6), pp. 755–762
  • Jiachuan Wang, Zhun Fan, Janis Terpenny and Erik D. Goodman, 2008, "Cooperative body-brain coevolutionary synthesis of mechatronic systems", Artificial Intelligence for Engineering Design, Analysis and Manufacturing: AIEDAM, 22, (3), pp. 219–234
  • Janis Terpenny, Richard M. Goff, Vinod K. Lohani, Jennifer Mullin and Jenny Lo, 2008, "Preparing globally and socially-conscious engineers: International and humancentred design projects and activities in the first year", International Journal of Engineering Education, 24, (2), pp. 409–419
  • Rahul Rai and Janis Terpenny, 2008, "Principles for managing technological product obsolescence", IEEE Transactions on Components and Packaging Technologies, 31, (4), pp. 880–889
  • Marie C. Paretti, Yanfeng Li, Lisa D. McNair, Deborah Moore-Russo and Janis Terpenny, 2008, "Work in progress - An empirical study of virtual dissection and student engagement", Proceedings - Frontiers in Education Conference, FIE
  • Mary E. Kasarda, Janis Terpenny, Dan Inman, Karl R. Precoda, John Jelesko, Asli Sahin and Jaeil Park, 2007, "Design for adaptability (DFAD)-a new concept for achieving sustainable design", Robotics and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing, 23, (6), pp. 727–734
  • Asli Sahin, Maria Bøe, Janis Terpenny and Jan Helge Bøhn, 2007, "A study to understand perceptual discrepancies using visual illusions and data envelopment analysis (DEA)", Journal of Mechanical Design - Transactions of the ASME, 129, (7), pp. 744–752
  • Janis Terpenny, Richard M. Goff, Mitzi R. Vernon and William R. Green, 2006, "Utilizing assistive technology design projects and interdisciplinary teams to foster inquiry and learning in engineering design", International Journal of Engineering Education, 22, (3), pp. 609–616
  • Jiachuan Wang, Zhun Fan, Janis Terpenny and Erik D. Goodman, 2005, "Knowledge interaction with genetic programming in mechatronic systems design using bond graphs", IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics Part C: Applications and Reviews, 35, (2), pp. 172–182
  • William G. Sullivan, Janis Terpenny and Harpreet Singh, 2004, "A virtual classroom experiment for teaching engineering economy", Engineering Economist, 49, (4), pp. 279–306
  • Jiachuan Wang and Janis Terpenny, 2003, "Learning and adapting fuzzy set-based trade-off strategy in engineering design synthesis", International Journal of General Systems, 5, (3), pp. 177–186
  • Jiachuan Wang and Janis Terpenny, 2003, "Interactive evolutionary solution synthesis in fuzzy set-based preliminary engineering design", Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing, 14, (2), pp. 153–167
  • Thomas Gralinski and Janis Terpenny, 2003, "K-12 and university collaboration: A vehicle to improve curriculum and female enrollment in engineering and technology", ASEE Annual Conference Proceedings, pp. 5267–5275
  • Janis Terpenny, Lawrence L. Ambs, John R. Dixon, Julia L. Sullivan and William G. Sullivan, 2003, "The engineering economics of energy use and capital investment", ASEE Annual Conference Proceedings, pp. 5519–5540
  • Kimberly Sward, Janis Terpenny and William G. Sullivan, 2002, "Design, layout, and tools for effective web-based instruction", Proceedings - Frontiers in Education Conference, FIE, 3
  • Janis Terpenny, William G. Sullivan, Harpreet Singh and Kimberly Sward, 2002, "Utilizing the internet to improve student learning in a first course in engineering economy with real-world unsolved problems in collaboration with industry", ASEE Annual Conference Proceedings, pp. 6801–6817
  • W. G. Sullivan and Janis Terpenny, 2001, "A virtual classroom experiment for teaching the economic principles of engineering design", Proceedings - Frontiers in Education Conference, FIE, 2
  • Janis Terpenny, Robert Gao, John Ritter, Donald Fisher and Sundar Krishnamurty, 2001, "Senior design projects to aid the disabled", ASEE Annual Conference Proceedings, pp. 8739–8749
  • Janis Terpenny, Kimberly Sward and William G. Sullivan, 2001, "Virtual classroom for teaching the economics of engineering design", ASEE Annual Conference Proceedings, pp. 1291–1305
  • Janis Terpenny and Robert P. Davis, 1985, "Postoptimality analysis for a network protocol feature specification model", Computers and Industrial Engineering, 9, (4), pp. 327–337

Other

  • Nihal Orfi, Asli Sahin-Sariisik and Janis Terpenny, 2012, "Simplifying for savings: University-corporate collaboration develops tool that helped reduce tire product complexity at Goodyear", IIE Solutions, 44, pp. 34–39

Research Projects

  • February 2017 - February 2020, "I/UCRC: Penn State University Phase III: Center for e-Design," (Sponsor: NSF IIP - Industry/University Cooperative Research Centers).
  • September 2012 - August 2017, "Full Center Grant: I/UCRC for Center for e-Design," (Sponsor: NSF IIP - Industry/University Cooperative Research Centers).
  • September 2013 - August 2016, "I/UCRC Innovative Managing Director," (Sponsor: NSF IIP 1331460, supplement to IIP 1238335 Industry/University Cooperative Research Centers).

Honors and Awards

  • Best Applications Paper Honorable Mention, IIE Transactions Focused Issue on Design and Manufacturing, Best Paper Award Competition, 2017
  • Best Paper Award, 36th Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, Virtual Environments and Systems (VES), ASME IDETC, 2016
  • Academy of Distinguished Alumni Award, Industrial and Systems Engineering, Virginia Tech, 2016
  • Scholar of the Week, Office of the Vice President for Research, Virginia Tech, July 2010 - July 2010
  • Award for Outreach Excellence, College of Engineering, Virginia Tech, 2009
  • Dean's Faculty Fellow Award, College of Engineering, Virginia Tech, 2006 - 2009
  • Diggs Teaching Scholar, University Award for Outstanding Teaching and Exceptional Contributions to the Teaching Program and Learning Environment, Virginia Tech, 2008
  • IE Advisor of the Year, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering, University of Massachusetts, 2004
  • Listed in Who’s Who in America, 2004
  • IIE Student Chapter Bronze National Recognition Award (Faculty Advisor), 2004
  • IIE Student Chapter Bronze National Recognition Award (Faculty Advisor), 2003
  • IE Advisor of the Year, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering, University of Massachusetts, 2003
  • Listed in Who’s Who in Engineering Education (WWEE), 2002
  • Women in Engineering Program Recognition Award, University of Massachusetts, 2002
  • Best Paper Award, ASEE Annual Conference, Engineering Economy Division, 2002
  • IIE Student Chapter Bronze National Recognition Award (Faculty Advisor), 2002
  • Outstanding Advisor Service Award, College of Engineering, University of Massachusetts, 2000
  • Outstanding Faculty Advisor Award, IIE Student Chapter, University of Massachusetts, 1999
  • Charles Minor Fellowship, College of Engineering, Virginia Tech, 1992 - 1996
  • Management Recognition Award, General Electric, Consumer Electronics Business Operations, 1985
  • Mathematical Association of America, 1979
  • Alpha Pi Mu, Industrial Engineering Honor Society, 1990
  • X-Club Member, Exclusive Club of Thought Leaders at Penn State, 2016
  • Fellow, American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), 2012
  • Eminent Engineer, Tau Beta Pi, December 2011
  • Fellow, Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE), May 2010

Service

Service to Penn State:

  • Advisor, Faculty Advisor, Student Chapter, Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE), 2015

Service to External Organizations:

  • Advisor, Faculty Advisor, Student Chapter, Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE), 1999 - 2004
  • Advisor, Faculty Advisor, Alpha Pi Mu, January 1999 - December 2000
  • Peer Reviewer, Reviewer for Journals, Conferences, Texts, Journal of Design and Manufacturing, Chapman & Hall Ltd, London, 1992 - 1994
  • Peer Reviewer, Reviewer for Journals, Conferences, Texts, Holzman, A.G., Editor, Mathematical Programming for Operations Researchers and Computer Scientists, Marcel Dekker, Inc., New York, 1981, 1982
  • Peer Reviewer, Reviewer for Journals, Conferences, Texts, SIAM Journal on Control and Optimization, 1981
  • Peer Reviewer, Reviewer for Journals, Conferences, Texts, AIIE Transactions, 1980
  • Member, American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE), 1998
  • Fellow since 2012, member sice 1995American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), 1995
  • , Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS), 2011
  • Fellow since 2010, member since 1980Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE), 1980
  • Member, International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE), 2011
  • Member, SME (formerly, Society of Manufacturing Engineers), 2015
  • Member, Women in Engineering ProActive Network (WEPAN), 2011
  • Peer Reviewer, Peer Reviewer for Proposals (Panels and Mail Reviews), Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP), 2017
  • Peer Reviewer, Peer Reviewer for Proposals (Panels and Mail Reviews), Industry/University Cooperative Research Centers, 2017
  • Peer Reviewer, Peer Reviewer for Proposals (Panels and Mail Reviews), Design Manufacture and Industrial Innovation, Engineering Design and Integration Engineering, 2017
  • Peer Reviewer, Peer Reviewer for Proposals (Panels and Mail Reviews), Design Manufacture and Industrial Innovation, Manufacturing Enterprise Systems, 2017
  • Peer Reviewer, Peer Reviewer for Proposals (Panels and Mail Reviews), Design Manufacture and Industrial Innovation, SBIR, 2017
  • Peer Reviewer, Peer Reviewer for Proposals (Panels and Mail Reviews), Computer and Information Sciences and Engineering, Science of Design, 2017
  • Peer Reviewer, Peer Reviewer for Proposals (Panels and Mail Reviews), Computer and Information Sciences and Engineering, Experimental Integrative Activities, 2017
  • Peer Reviewer, Peer Reviewer for Proposals (Panels and Mail Reviews), Decision, Risk, and Management Science, 2017
  • Peer Reviewer, Peer Reviewer for Proposals (Panels and Mail Reviews), Directorate for Engineering Education, 2017
  • Peer Reviewer, Peer Reviewer for Proposals (Panels and Mail Reviews), Division of Undergraduate Education, CCLI, TUES, ATE, S-STEM, 2017
  • Peer Reviewer, Peer Reviewer for Proposals (Panels and Mail Reviews), Research to Aid Persons with Disabilities, 2017
  • Peer Reviewer, Reviewer for Journals, Conferences, Texts, IIE Transactions, 2011
  • Peer Reviewer, Reviewer for Journals, Conferences, Texts, ASEE Advances in Engineering Education Journal, 2011
  • Peer Reviewer, Reviewer for Journals, Conferences, Texts, Research in Engineering Design Journal, 2007
  • Peer Reviewer, Reviewer for Journals, Conferences, Texts, Journal of Manufacturing Systems, 2006
  • Peer Reviewer, Reviewer for Journals, Conferences, Texts, Frontiers in Education Conference, 2002
  • Peer Reviewer, Reviewer for Journals, Conferences, Texts, ASME Design Engineering Technical Conferences - DTM, CIE, and DAC, 2000
  • Peer Reviewer, Reviewer for Journals, Conferences, Texts, ASEE Annual Conference, 2001
  • Peer Reviewer, Industrial Engineering Research Conference (IERC), ASEE Annual Conference, 2001
  • Peer Reviewer, Reviewer for Journals, Conferences, Texts, ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, 2002
  • Peer Reviewer, Reviewer for Journals, Conferences, Texts, Journal of Engineering Education, 2003
  • Peer Reviewer, Reviewer for Journals, Conferences, Texts, International Journal of Engineering Education, 2005
  • Peer Reviewer, Reviewer for Journals, Conferences, Texts, The Engineering Economist Journal, 2002
  • Peer Reviewer, Reviewer for Journals, Conferences, Texts, Flexible Automation and Integrated Manufacturing International Conference (FAIM), 1992
  • Peer Reviewer, Reviewer for Journals, Conferences, Texts, International Conference on Engineering Design, Seoul, Korea (ICED13), 2013
  • Peer Reviewer, Reviewer for Journals, Conferences, Texts, JCISE, The Journal of Computing and Information Science in Engineering, 2005
  • Peer Reviewer, Reviewer for Journals, Conferences, Texts, Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing, 2005
  • Peer Reviewer, Reviewer for Journals, Conferences, Texts, IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, 2005
  • Peer Reviewer, Reviewer for Journals, Conferences, Texts, AIAA Journal, 2002
  • Peer Reviewer, Reviewer for Journals, Conferences, Texts, International Journal of Computer Integrated Manufacturing, 2001
  • Peer Reviewer, Reviewer for Journals, Conferences, Texts, IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, 2001
  • Peer Reviewer, Reviewer for Journals, Conferences, Texts, Computers in Industrial Engineering Journal, 2001
  • Peer Reviewer, Reviewer for Journals, Conferences, Texts, IIE Transactions on Design and Manufacturing, 1997
  • Peer Reviewer, Reviewer for Journals, Conferences, Texts, International Journal of Flexible Automation and Integrated Manufacturing, 1997
 


 

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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.

We are Innovators. We are Makers. We are Excellence in Engineering. We are Penn State IME.

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

FAX: 814-863-4745