Colloquium Series Schedules - Spring 2017

OR 590: Operations Research Colloquium

Note: All OR 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. 

Jan. 10

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"

Jan. 24

Speaker: Dennis Lin, Distinguished Professor, Department of Statistics, Penn State
Presentation: "My (Lin’s) Recent Work on Design of Experiments"

Jan. 31

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"

Feb. 14

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"

Feb. 21

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"

Feb. 28

Speaker: Afrooz Ansaripour, Ph.D. Candidate, IME, Penn State
Presentation: "Nonlinear Pricing Model for Freight Transportation Networks"

March 21

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"

March 28 - CANCELED

April 11

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"

April 18

Speaker: Robert H. Storer, Professor, Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Lehigh University
Presentation: "Proactive-Reactive Surgery Scheduling with Disruptions"

April 25

Speaker: Deborah A. Montague ('94 I E), Director, Supply Chain Engineering, Walt Disney Company
Presentation: "Global Supply Chain Network Optimization Opportunities Across Business Units"

IE 590: Industrial Engineering Colloquium

Note: All IE Colloquiums will be held from 4:50-5:50 p.m. in 102 Leonhard Building unless otherwise noted. Refreshments will be served at 4:35 p.m. in the lobby outside of room 102. 

Jan. 12

Speaker: James Barkley, Associate Director, Digital Manufacturing Commons, Digital Manufacturing Design Innovation Institute and Director, UI Labs
Presentation: "The Digital Manufacturing Revolution"

Jan. 19

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"

Jan. 26

Speaker: Michael Alley, Associate Professor, Engineering Communications, Penn State
Presentation: "Rethinking Scientific Presentations: The Assertion−Evidence Structure"

Feb. 2

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"

Feb. 9

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"

Feb. 16

Speaker: Derek Leydig, IT Project Manager, Institute for Cyberscience, Penn State
Presentation: "CyberScience Capabilities and How Advanced CyberInfrastructure is being Utilized for Research"

Feb. 23

Speaker: Vanessa Eyer, Engineering Liaison Librarian, Penn State
Presentation: "University Libraries' Resources to Produce Effective and Efficient Research"
NOTE: This talk will begin at 4:35 p.m. in 329 Hammond Building.

March 2

Speaker: Steven Shooter, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Bucknell University
Presentation: "Value-Driven Interoperability of Intelligent Systems"

March 16

Speaker: Mehmet Ferhat Candas, Sr. Manager - IT Global Ops - Supply Chain & Manufacturing, AMD
Presentation: "Challenges of Semiconductor Manufacturing Planning and Selected Solution Approaches"

March 23

Speaker: Brent Beabout ('87 C E), Supply Chain Expert
Presentation: "Supply Chain Innovation in the 21st Century"

March 30

Speaker: Scarlett R. Miller, Assistant Professor Engineering Design and Industrial Engineering, Penn State
Presentation: "Abandoning Creativity: Why creative ideas are filtered out during the engineering design process"

April 6

Speaker: Russell Barton, Senior Associate Dean for Research and Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain and Information Systems, Smeal College of Business, Penn State
Presentation: "Fourier Trajectory Analysis for Characterizing Simulation Output"

April 13

Speaker: Tonya Smith-Jackson, Chair, Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, North Carolina A&T University
Presentation: "People Analytics: Cultural Competence in the Workplace"

April 20

Speaker: Albert Shih, Professor, Mechanical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Integrative Systems and Design, University of Michigan
Presentation: "Cyber Design and Additive Manufacturing of Personalized Orthoses"

April 27

Speaker: Industry Panel comprised of Service Enterprise Engineering Advisory Board
Presentation: TBD

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