Colloquium Series Schedules - Spring 2017
O R 590: Operations Research Colloquium
Note: All O R Colloquiums will be held from 4:50-5:50 p.m. in 102 Leonhard Building. Refreshments will be served at 4:35 p.m. in the lobby outside of room 102.
Speaker: M. Jeya Chandra, Professor and Chair of the Operations Research program, Harold and Inge Marcus Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering (IME), Penn State
Presentation: "Introduction to O R 590 and Requirements"
Speaker: Dennis Lin, Distinguished Professor, Department of Statistics, Penn State
Presentation: "My (Lin’s) Recent Work on Design of Experiments"
Speaker: Ethan Fang, Assistant Professor, Departments of Statistics and IME, Penn State
Presentation: "Blessing of Massive Scale: Spatial Graphical Model Estimation with a Total Cardinality Constraint Approach"
Speaker: Jason Acimovic, Assistant Professor of Supply Chain Management, Department of Supply Chain and Information Systems, Penn State
Presentation: "Forecasting Product Life Cycle Curves: Practical Approach and Empirical Analysis"
Speaker: Russell Barton, Senior Associate Dean for Research and Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain and Information Systems, Smeal College of Business, Penn State
Presentation: "Metamodeling for Discrete-Event Simulation"
Speaker: Afrooz Ansaripour, Ph.D. Candidate, IME, Penn State
Presentation: "Nonlinear Pricing Model for Freight Transportation Networks"
Speaker: Sonya A.H. McMullen ('96 I E), Assistant Professor, College of Aeronautics, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Presentation: "Evolution of the Commercial Space Industry and Emerging Challenges for Manufacturing Efficiencies and Analysis Tools"
Speaker: Paul Griffin, Professor and Director, Regenstrief Center for Healthcare Engineering, School of Industrial Engineering, Purdue University
Presentation: "Targeting Community-based Strategies for Improving Health Outcomes"
Speaker: Jun Zhuang, Associate Professor, Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, University of Buffalo
Presentation: "Cost-benefit Analysis of Fire Protection Resource Allocation in the United States: Models and a 1980-2011 Case Study"
Speaker: Robert H. Storer, Professor, Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Lehigh University
Presentation: "Proactive-Reactive Surgery Scheduling with Disruptions"
Speaker: Deborah A. Montague ('94 I E), Director, Supply Chain Engineering, Walt Disney Company
Presentation: "Designing a Long-term Global Supply Chain Network"
I E 590: Industrial Engineering Colloquium
Note: All I E Colloquiums will be held from 4:50-5:50 p.m. in 102 Leonhard Building. Refreshments will be served at 4:35 p.m. in the lobby outside of room 102.
Speaker: James Barkley, Associate Director, Digital Manufacturing Commons, Digital Manufacturing Design Innovation Institute and Director, UI Labs
Presentation: "The Digital Manufacturing Revolution"
Speaker: Mort Webster, Associate Professor of Energy Engineering, Energy and Mineral Engineering, Penn State
Presentation: "Should We Give Up After Solyndra? Approximate Dynamic Programming for Optimal Technology R&D Portfolios under Uncertainty"
Speaker: Michael Alley, Associate Professor, Engineering Communications, Penn State
Presentation: "Rethinking Scientific Presentations: The Assertion−Evidence Structure"
Speaker: Robert X. Gao, Cady Staley Professor of Engineering, Chair, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Case Western Reserve University
Presentation: "Multi-Physics Sensing and Data Analytics for Smart Manufacturing"
Speaker: Timothy W. Simpson, Paul Morrow Professor of Engineering Design and Manufacturing, Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Architecture, Penn State
Presentation: "Design Challenges & Research Opportunities in Additive Manufacturing: Perspectives from an Additive Manufacturing Demonstration Facility"
Speaker: Derek Leydig, IT Project Manager, Institute for Cyberscience, Penn State
Presentation: "CyberScience Capabilities and How Advanced CyberInfrastructure is being Utilized for Research"
Speaker: Vanessa Eyer, Engineering Liaison Librarian, Penn State
Presentation: "University Libraries' Resources to Produce Effective and Efficient Research"
Speaker: Steven Shooter, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Bucknell University
Speaker: Mehmet Ferhat Candas, Sr. Manager - IT Global Ops - Supply Chain & Manufacturing, AMD
Speaker: Brent Beabout ('87 C E), Senior Vice President, eCommerce Supply Chain Walmart
Speaker: Scarlett R. Miller, Assistant Professor Engineering Design and Industrial Engineering, Penn State
Speaker: Tonya Smith-Jackson, Chair, Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, North Carolina A&T University
Speaker: Industry Panel comprised of Service Enterprise Engineering Advisory Board