International Journal of Industrial and Operations Research



Editorial Board


Prof. Edna Schechtman

Emeritus Professor
Department of Industrial Engineering and Management
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
Israel

Dr. Edna Schechtman is a Professor emerita of statistics at the Department of Industrial Engineering and Management at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel. She received her Ph.D. in Statistics at Ohio State University. She published over a hundred papers in professional journals and co-authored a book on the Gini methodology. She was the president of the Israel Statistics association. Dr. Schechtman's research interests are theor view full biography...

Dr. Edna Schechtman is a Professor emerita of statistics at the Department of Industrial Engineering and Management at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel. She received her Ph.D. in Statistics at Ohio State University. She published over a hundred papers in professional journals and co-authored a book on the Gini methodology. She was the president of the Israel Statistics association. Dr. Schechtman's research interests are theoretical statistics, mainly on Gini mean difference (a measure of inequality), and applied statistics in areas such as traffic safety, medicine, and economics.

Prof. Robert Bordley

Professor
Department of Systems Engineering and Design
University of Michigan
USA

Dr. Robert Bordley is a Professor and Program Director in Department of Systems Engineering and Design at University of Michigan. He is a fellow of the American Statistical Association, INFORMS and the Society of Decision Professionals. He published ninety papers in journals like Management Science, Operations Research, Review of Economics and Statistics, Transportation Research B, etc. He received best publication award from the Decisi view full biography...

Dr. Robert Bordley is a Professor and Program Director in Department of Systems Engineering and Design at University of Michigan. He is a fellow of the American Statistical Association, INFORMS and the Society of Decision Professionals. He published ninety papers in journals like Management Science, Operations Research, Review of Economics and Statistics, Transportation Research B, etc. He received best publication award from the Decision Analysis Society. He also received GM's Chairman's Award, President's Council Award, Award of Excellence, and Engineering Award for Outstanding Design. He worked thirty years at General Motors as a Technical Director and later Technical Fellow in R&D, R&D Portfolio Management, Corporate Strategy and Engineering. He also worked at Booz-Allen Hamilton for seven years as a systems engineer and received several awards. He is certified as a Project Management Professional, Professional Statistician, Certified Analytics Professional and Expert Systems Engineering Professional.

Prof. Enrique Villamor

Professor
Department of Mathematics
Florida International University
USA

Dr. Enrique Villamor is a Professor in the Department of Mathematics at Florida International University. He is also a Co-Director and Founder of the QBIC (Quantifying Biology in the Classroom) program. He received his Ph.D. at Washington University in St. Louis in 1989. Dr Enrique Villamor research interest inlcudes Nonlinear Potential Theory; Partial Differential Equations, Quasiregular Mappings; Complex Analysis, Financial Engineerin view full biography...

Dr. Enrique Villamor is a Professor in the Department of Mathematics at Florida International University. He is also a Co-Director and Founder of the QBIC (Quantifying Biology in the Classroom) program. He received his Ph.D. at Washington University in St. Louis in 1989. Dr Enrique Villamor research interest inlcudes Nonlinear Potential Theory; Partial Differential Equations, Quasiregular Mappings; Complex Analysis, Financial Engineering.

Prof. Guangming Chen

Professor
Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering
Morgan State University
USA

Dr. Guangming Chen is a tenured Professor and Graduate Program Director in Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Morgan State University. He received his Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering from Wayne State University in 1990. He received his M.S.and B.S. from Shanghai Jiao Tong University. He is also Director of Systems Engineering and Management Institute (founded through a NASA University Research Center grant in 2008-2013 view full biography...

Dr. Guangming Chen is a tenured Professor and Graduate Program Director in Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Morgan State University. He received his Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering from Wayne State University in 1990. He received his M.S.and B.S. from Shanghai Jiao Tong University. He is also Director of Systems Engineering and Management Institute (founded through a NASA University Research Center grant in 2008-2013 to Morgan). His other credentials include service for Maryland Space Grant Consortium as an associate director on program committee, two awards given by NASA Administrator,NASA Administrator’s Fellow in 2002-2004 (workingonST-5 spacecraft manufacturing at Goddard Space Flight Center), NASA/ASEE Summer Faculty Fellow in 1999/2000 (joining proposal development and preliminary design of ST-5 microsatellites). He was a guest scientist at Brookhaven National Laboratory in summer 1994. Dr. Chen’s research interests include reliability & quality, systems engineering and operation efficiency.

Prof. Viliam Makis

Professor
Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
University of Toronto
Canada

Dr. Viliam Makis is a Professor at the Department of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering at University of Toronto. He received his Ph.D. Ph.D. in Theoretical Cybernetics from the Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences, Colloquium of Mathematics at Charles University in Prague in 1981. He has received several best presentation and best paper awards from major international conferences such as ISERC 2016, 18th International conference on Manufa view full biography...

Dr. Viliam Makis is a Professor at the Department of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering at University of Toronto. He received his Ph.D. Ph.D. in Theoretical Cybernetics from the Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences, Colloquium of Mathematics at Charles University in Prague in 1981. He has received several best presentation and best paper awards from major international conferences such as ISERC 2016, 18th International conference on Manufacturing Models & Systems and 19th Int. OR Conference. His main research interests are in the area of modeling, estimation and optimal control of partially observable processes with the applications in the condition-based maintenance (CBM), fault detection and diagnostics of systems subject to condition monitoring, reliability analysis, multivariate Bayesian quality control, production and inspection control.

Prof. Gian Domenico Licciardo

Professor
Department of Industrial Engineering
University of Salerno
Italy

Dr. Gian Domenico Licciardo is a Professor in Department of Industrial Engineering at the University of Salerno. He received his PhD degree in Information Engineering from University of Salerno, Italy, in 2006. From 2007, he is an Assistant Professor in Electronic at the Department of Information and Electrical Engineering at the University of Salerno. His main research interests include the modeling, simulation andcharacterization of e view full biography...

Dr. Gian Domenico Licciardo is a Professor in Department of Industrial Engineering at the University of Salerno. He received his PhD degree in Information Engineering from University of Salerno, Italy, in 2006. From 2007, he is an Assistant Professor in Electronic at the Department of Information and Electrical Engineering at the University of Salerno. His main research interests include the modeling, simulation andcharacterization of electron devices and the design of VLSI systems where he published numerous papers and two international patents.

Prof. Vincenzo M Sglavo

Professor
Department of Industrial Engineering
University of Trento
Italy

Dr. Vincenzo M Sglavo is a Professor in Department of Industrial Engineering at the University of Trento. Author of more than 150 scientific papers and 12 patents, Prof. Sglavo is member of the American Ceramic Society, the Society of Glass Technology and the Italian association of professional engineers. He is also qualified as full professor of materials science and technology. His current research interests include fracture phenomena view full biography...

Dr. Vincenzo M Sglavo is a Professor in Department of Industrial Engineering at the University of Trento. Author of more than 150 scientific papers and 12 patents, Prof. Sglavo is member of the American Ceramic Society, the Society of Glass Technology and the Italian association of professional engineers. He is also qualified as full professor of materials science and technology. His current research interests include fracture phenomena in glasses and ceramics, chemical strengthening of glass by ion-exchange, electrical field-assisted sintering of ceramics and materials for solid oxides fuel cells.

Prof. BM Golam Kibria

Professor
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Florida International University
USA

Prof. BM Golam Kibria is a Professor in the department of Mathematics and Statistics at Florida International University (FIU). He received his Ph.D. degree in Statistics from the University of Western Ontario, Canada in 1997. Prior to joining at FIU, he was working at the University of British Columbia and at the University of Western Ontario, Canada. Since 1993, he has more than 150 research articles (in addition one book and 26 proce view full biography...

Prof. BM Golam Kibria is a Professor in the department of Mathematics and Statistics at Florida International University (FIU). He received his Ph.D. degree in Statistics from the University of Western Ontario, Canada in 1997. Prior to joining at FIU, he was working at the University of British Columbia and at the University of Western Ontario, Canada. Since 1993, he has more than 150 research articles (in addition one book and 26 proceedings and other journal publications) either published or accepted for publication in different internationally well reputed and peer reviewed statistical journals. His research interests (not limited) includes ridge regression, predictive inference, preliminary test and shrinkage estimation, risk and environmental statistics, applied statistics.

Prof. Danut Dumitru Dumitrascu

Professor
Department of Industrial Engineering and Management
Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu
Romania

Professor Dumitrascu is the Head of the Industrial Engineering and Management Department from Engineering Faculty of “Lucian Blaga” University of Sibiu. He has a PhD in Management. His research interest is in Project Management, Production and Operations Management, SM Business and Social Entrepreneurship. As a Scientific Researcher he wrote 28 books and published over 135 scientific papers. He has a great experience in project work view full biography...

Professor Dumitrascu is the Head of the Industrial Engineering and Management Department from Engineering Faculty of “Lucian Blaga” University of Sibiu. He has a PhD in Management. His research interest is in Project Management, Production and Operations Management, SM Business and Social Entrepreneurship. As a Scientific Researcher he wrote 28 books and published over 135 scientific papers. He has a great experience in project working – 36 projects, from which 12 as a Project Manager. The themes of research were: Management, Environmental Management, Social Entrepreneurship and Professional Training. He also participated in the research team of other 31 contracts. He is PhD Thesis Coordinator in the field of Management and Coordinator of Dissertation thesis. He is trainer in Project Management, Structural Funds and Company Administration. Professor Dumitrascu is also member of Scientific Committees at International Conferences, member of Association of Managers and Economic Engineers in Romania, General Association of Engineers from Romania, General Secretary of Romanian Management Academic Society.

Prof. Paul G Ranky

Full Tenured Professor
Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
New Jersey Institute of Technology
USA

Dr. Paul G Ranky is a Full Tenured Professor of Engineering Design, Manufacturing, Industrial and Management Systems at the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering (MIE) at NJIT (New Jersey Institute of Technology), with an additional faculty appointment with NJIT's IT (Information Technology Program), as Professor of IS & IT. NJIT is the Public Research University of New Jersey, Newark, NJ, USA. His research interests inclu view full biography...

Dr. Paul G Ranky is a Full Tenured Professor of Engineering Design, Manufacturing, Industrial and Management Systems at the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering (MIE) at NJIT (New Jersey Institute of Technology), with an additional faculty appointment with NJIT's IT (Information Technology Program), as Professor of IS & IT. NJIT is the Public Research University of New Jersey, Newark, NJ, USA. His research interests include System Modeling, Design and Operation Control, Sustainable Green Engineering, Quality Management, Industrial Automation, Robotics and Operation Control, Product and Service Quality Review Methods, Human Error Detection and Prevention.

Dr. Andrea Molinari

Contract Professor
Department of Economics & Management
University of Trento
Italy

Dr. Andrea Molinari is a contract professor since 1990 in the area of Information Technologies at the University of Trento (Italy), at the University of Bozen (Italy), and at the Abo Akademi University (Finland). Software architect in large-scale projects and project leader of national and international private/public projects since 1994, he is co-founder of Okkam srl, a spin-off company of the University of Trento working in semantic view full biography...

Dr. Andrea Molinari is a contract professor since 1990 in the area of Information Technologies at the University of Trento (Italy), at the University of Bozen (Italy), and at the Abo Akademi University (Finland). Software architect in large-scale projects and project leader of national and international private/public projects since 1994, he is co-founder of Okkam srl, a spin-off company of the University of Trento working in semantic technologies and big data applications. His research field is the application of advanced computing techniques to Information Systems, like technology-enhanced learning, virtual communities and collaboration mediated by computers, with more than 200 scientific papers published in books, journals and conferences.

Prof. Jorge Laureano Moya Rodriguez

Visiting Professor
Department of Industrial Engineering
Federal University of Bahia
Brazil

Dr. Jorge Laureano Moya Rodríguez is a Professor Emeritus at the Central University “Marta Abreu” de las Villas. Cuba. He received his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering at Central University “Marta Abreu” de Las Villas in 1994. He published over a three hundred papers in professional journals and he has authored several books in mechanical and electrical engineering. He has several international and national awards, including som view full biography...

Dr. Jorge Laureano Moya Rodríguez is a Professor Emeritus at the Central University “Marta Abreu” de las Villas. Cuba. He received his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering at Central University “Marta Abreu” de Las Villas in 1994. He published over a three hundred papers in professional journals and he has authored several books in mechanical and electrical engineering. He has several international and national awards, including some from the Academy of Sciences of Cuba. He has lectured in different Universities of Spain, Mexico, Nicaragua and Brazil. He is currently visiting professor at the Federal University of Bahia in Brazil. Dr. Moya's research interests are Multiobjective Optimization, Logistics, Computer Aided Design, and Computer Aided Engineering.

Prof. Gerasimos Rigatos

Research Director
Unit of Industrial Automation
Industrial Systems Institute
Greece

Dr. Gerasimos Rigatos, obtained a diploma (1995) and a Ph.D. (2000) both from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, of the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA), Greece. In 2001 he was a post-doctoral researcher at the Institut de Recherche en Informatique et Systemes Aleatoires IRISA, in Rennes France. Since 2002 he holds a Researcher position (currently Grade A-Research Director) at the Industrial Systems Ins view full biography...

Dr. Gerasimos Rigatos, obtained a diploma (1995) and a Ph.D. (2000) both from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, of the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA), Greece. In 2001 he was a post-doctoral researcher at the Institut de Recherche en Informatique et Systemes Aleatoires IRISA, in Rennes France. Since 2002 he holds a Researcher position (currently Grade A-Research Director) at the Industrial Systems Institute (Greek Secretariat for Research and Technology), on the topic of “Modelling and Control of Industrial Systems”. In 2007 he was an invited professor (maitre des conferences) at Universite Paris XI (Institut d’ Electronique Fondamentale). In 2012 he held a Lecturer Position at the Department of Engineering, of Harper-Adams University College, in Shropshire, UK on the topic of “Mechatronics and Artificial Intelligence". He has been also an adjunct professor in Greek Universities where he has taught courses on systems and control theory. His research interests include the areas of computational intelligence and adaptive systems, mechatronics, robotics and control, optimization and fault diagnosis. He holds an Editor position in accredited international journals, he is a Senior Member of IEEE, a Member and CEng of IET and also a member of IMACS. Since June 2016, he holds a four-year visiting Professor position at the University of Salerno, Italy. Moreover, since November 2016 he holds a three-year visiting Professor position at the University of Northumbria, UK

Dr. Guiping Hu

Associate Professor
Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering
Iowa State University, USA

Dr. Guiping Hu is a Associate Professor in Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering at Iowa State University. She received her Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering at University of Pittsburgh in 2009, MS in Industrial Engineering at University of Pittsburg in 2006. She also worked in the USA as a Lecturer at Iowa State University, during 2009 - 2011. She also nominated for Institute of Industrial Engineers’ "Dr. Hamed view full biography...

Dr. Guiping Hu is a Associate Professor in Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering at Iowa State University. She received her Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering at University of Pittsburgh in 2009, MS in Industrial Engineering at University of Pittsburg in 2006. She also worked in the USA as a Lecturer at Iowa State University, during 2009 - 2011. She also nominated for Institute of Industrial Engineers’ "Dr. Hamed K. Eldin Outstanding Early Career IE in Academia Award", 2014. Dr. Guiping Hu research interests are operations research and data analytics with applications in supply chain management, renewable energy systems, and agriculture production.

Dr. Muharrem Kemal Ozfirat

Associate Professor
Department of Mining Engineering
Dokuz Eylul University
Turkey

Dr. Muharrem Kemal Ozfirat is a Associate Professor in Department of Mining Engineering and Work Safety Division at the Dokuz Eylul University. He received his Ph.D. in Mining Engineering Science from the Dokuz Eylul University and M.S. and B.S. degrees in Mining Engineering from Dokuz Eylul University. Dr. Ozfirat’s research areas are mine machinery equipment and selection, work safety, risk analysis and risk management, multi-criter view full biography...

Dr. Muharrem Kemal Ozfirat is a Associate Professor in Department of Mining Engineering and Work Safety Division at the Dokuz Eylul University. He received his Ph.D. in Mining Engineering Science from the Dokuz Eylul University and M.S. and B.S. degrees in Mining Engineering from Dokuz Eylul University. Dr. Ozfirat’s research areas are mine machinery equipment and selection, work safety, risk analysis and risk management, multi-criteria decision methods. He has papers and proceedings about mining engineering, selection problems, fuzzy logic and risk analysis and risk management. In addition, he has made projects on mining engineering, work safety and risk analysis and risk management issues.

Dr. Yusuf Tansel IC

Associate Professor
Department of Industrial Engineering
Baskent University
Turkey

Dr. Yusuf Tansel IC is a Associate Professor in Department of Industrial Engineering at the Baskent University. He received his Ph.D. in Manufacturing Engineering Program of Mechanical Engineering at Gazi Unversity. He holds an undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering Department at Erciyes University and Master’s in Manufacturing Engineering Program of Mechanical Engineering. Dr. Yusuf Tansel IC research interests include Multi view full biography...

Dr. Yusuf Tansel IC is a Associate Professor in Department of Industrial Engineering at the Baskent University. He received his Ph.D. in Manufacturing Engineering Program of Mechanical Engineering at Gazi Unversity. He holds an undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering Department at Erciyes University and Master’s in Manufacturing Engineering Program of Mechanical Engineering. Dr. Yusuf Tansel IC research interests include Multiple-Criteria Decision Making (MCDM), Decision Support Systems, Expert Systems, Manufacturing Processes, Computer-Integrated Manufacturing, Production Systems, Design of Experiments, Financial Analysis, Credit Risk Management in Banks.

Prof. Ruggiero Alessandro

Associate Professor
Department of Industrial Engineering
University of Salerno
Italy

Dr. Ruggiero Alessandro is a Associate Professor in the department of Department of Industrial Engineering at University of Salerno.He is a author of more than 140 national and international papers published in International Journals and/or in Proceedings of International Conferences in the field of the Mechanical Engineering, Biomechanics, Noise and Vibration Control. His research interests includes Tribology, Fluid film lubrication, R view full biography...

Dr. Ruggiero Alessandro is a Associate Professor in the department of Department of Industrial Engineering at University of Salerno.He is a author of more than 140 national and international papers published in International Journals and/or in Proceedings of International Conferences in the field of the Mechanical Engineering, Biomechanics, Noise and Vibration Control. His research interests includes Tribology, Fluid film lubrication, Rotordynamics, Biomechanics: Biotribology, Musculoskeletal numerical symulation, lubrication of natural human synovial joints, water jet in surgery. Acoustics, noise and vibration control and measurement.

Dr. Florence George

Associate Professor
Department of Mathematics & Statistics
Florida International University
USA

Dr. Florence George is a Associate Professor in Statistics in the Department of Mathematics & Statistics at Florida International University. She received her Ph.D. in Statistics from University of South Florida, USA and M.SC. in Statistics from Mahatma Gandhi University, India. Dr. George started her career as a Research Associate at the Central Plantation Crops Research Institute (CPCRI), Govt. of India. After having worked for two view full biography...

Dr. Florence George is a Associate Professor in Statistics in the Department of Mathematics & Statistics at Florida International University. She received her Ph.D. in Statistics from University of South Florida, USA and M.SC. in Statistics from Mahatma Gandhi University, India. Dr. George started her career as a Research Associate at the Central Plantation Crops Research Institute (CPCRI), Govt. of India. After having worked for two years at CPCRI, she joined Marian College, one of the pioneering institutions under Mahatma Gandhi University, as a Lecturer in Statistics. She worked at Marian College for five years, after which she moved to the University of South Florida. She has more than 30 research articles published in various International Journals. Her research interests includes Applied Statistics, Biostatistics, Distribution Theory, Statistical Modelling and Statistical Inference.

Dr. Ziho Kang

Assistant Professor
School of Industrial and Systems Engineering
University of Oklahoma
USA

Dr. Ziho Kang is a Assistant Professor at the University of Oklahoma. He received his Ph.D. & M.S. in Industrial Engineering at Purdue University in 2012 & 2006. He received his B.S. degree in Industrial Engineering at Korea University in 2001. He received best presentation award in Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Bio-engineering for Smart Technologies (2017 BioSmart), Paris, France. Dr. Ziho Kang research interests f view full biography...

Dr. Ziho Kang is a Assistant Professor at the University of Oklahoma. He received his Ph.D. & M.S. in Industrial Engineering at Purdue University in 2012 & 2006. He received his B.S. degree in Industrial Engineering at Korea University in 2001. He received best presentation award in Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Bio-engineering for Smart Technologies (2017 BioSmart), Paris, France. Dr. Ziho Kang research interests fall at the intersection of human factors, human-integrated systems engineering, and human-computer interaction. He develop methodologies and algorithms to analyze human visual scanning patterns to evaluate human performance, to support the modeling of human decision making processes, to inform the design of interfaces, to inform training interventions and to develop novel alerting methods. He has been extending the research to multimodal analyses that consider cognitive analysis of situation awareness and stochastic simulation analysis of human decision making process.

Dr. Gokhan Egilmez

Assistant Professor
Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
University of New Haven
USA

Dr. Egilmez is a Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering at University of New Haven, West Haven, CT. He previously worked as assistant professor of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering at North Dakota State University and postdoctoral research associate in the department of Civil, Environmental and Construction Engineering at University of Central Florida. He received his Ph.D. in Mechanical an view full biography...

Dr. Egilmez is a Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering at University of New Haven, West Haven, CT. He previously worked as assistant professor of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering at North Dakota State University and postdoctoral research associate in the department of Civil, Environmental and Construction Engineering at University of Central Florida. He received his Ph.D. in Mechanical and Systems Engineering, M.S. degrees in Industrial and Systems Engineering and Civil Engineering at Ohio University. Gokhan currently has over 50 peer-reviewed publications in peer-reviewed academic journals, books, and conference proceedings related to sustainable development, life cycle assessment, manufacturing system design and control, supply chain management, and predictive modeling & machine learning. His research interests cover a variety of topics that include applied optimization and simulation modeling, social, economic and environmental life cycle assessment, data analytics, engineering education, energy and sustainability, input-output analysis, transportation sustainability and safety.

Dr. Armagan Bayram

Assistant Professor
Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering
University of Michigan-Dearborn, USA

Dr. Armagan Bayram is a Assistant Professor in Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering at the University of Michigan-Dearborn.She worked as a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences at Northwestern University. She received her Ph.D. in Management Science from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and M.S. and B.S. degrees in Industrial Engineering from Istanbul Tec view full biography...

Dr. Armagan Bayram is a Assistant Professor in Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering at the University of Michigan-Dearborn.She worked as a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences at Northwestern University. She received her Ph.D. in Management Science from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and M.S. and B.S. degrees in Industrial Engineering from Istanbul Technical University. Dr. Bayram’s honors and awards include several Best Paper Awards, including a Finalist Award in the 2013 INFORMS Doing Good with Good OR Paper Competition and an Honorable Mention in 2013 INFORMS Section on Public Programs, Services and Needs Best Paper Award. Dr. Bayram’s research interests include the development of stochastic models and solution methods for capacity and resource allocation problems. Of particular interest are stochastic optimization and dynamic programming models that involve nonprofit and healthcare applications.

Dr. Bochen Jia

Assistant Professor
Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering
University of Michigan, USA

Dr. Bochen Jia is a Assistant Professor in Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering at the University of Michigan-Dearborn. He received his Ph.D. in Human Factor and Ergonomics, Industrial and Systems Engineering at Virginia Tech in 2013, MS in Human Factor and Ergonomics, Industrial and Systems Engineering at Virginia Tech in 2007, MS in Engineering Mechanics at Beijing Institute of Technology in 2003.He works on view full biography...

Dr. Bochen Jia is a Assistant Professor in Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering at the University of Michigan-Dearborn. He received his Ph.D. in Human Factor and Ergonomics, Industrial and Systems Engineering at Virginia Tech in 2013, MS in Human Factor and Ergonomics, Industrial and Systems Engineering at Virginia Tech in 2007, MS in Engineering Mechanics at Beijing Institute of Technology in 2003.He works on special ergonomics issues related to special population, such as aging and obese workers. Armed with strong research advantages for the automobileindustry in Michigan, his major research efforts focus on ergonomic issues associated with driver’s and road users’ behaviors under complex traffic conditions with advanced technologies, such as connected and automated vehicle technologies. Dr. Bochen Jia research interests are human factor research and data analytics with applications in intelligent transportation system, human-robot collaboration, and industrial ergonomics.

Dr. Yeganeh Mashayekh Hayeri

Assistant Professor
School of Systems and Enterprises
Stevens Institute of Technology
USA

Dr. Yeganeh Hayeri is an Assistant Professor in the School of Systems and Enterprises at Stevens Institute of Technology. She received her dual Ph.D. from the Departments of “Engineering and Public Policy” and “Civil and Environmental Engineering” at Carnegie Mellon University. Following her doctoral work, she joined the Department of Electrical and Systems Engineering at University of Pennsylvania as a postdoctoral fellow. Prio view full biography...

Dr. Yeganeh Hayeri is an Assistant Professor in the School of Systems and Enterprises at Stevens Institute of Technology. She received her dual Ph.D. from the Departments of “Engineering and Public Policy” and “Civil and Environmental Engineering” at Carnegie Mellon University. Following her doctoral work, she joined the Department of Electrical and Systems Engineering at University of Pennsylvania as a postdoctoral fellow. Prior to her doctoral work, she worked as a transportation engineer focusing on operation and planning projects. Dr. Hayeri received her M.Sc. from UC-Berkeley and her B.Sc. from University of Nebraska. She is an appointed member of the Transportation Research Board’s “Vehicle Highway Automation Committee”. She sits on highly technical reviewing panels such as National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP). Dr. Hayeri’s research interests include behavioral modeling, optimization, human factors, socio-technical systems, risk analysis and mitigation, connectivity and automation, and impact analyses within energy and transportation domains.

Dr. Miadreza Shafie-khah

Assistant Professor
Department of Electromechanical Engineering
University of Beira Interior
Portugal

Dr. Miadreza Shafie-khah is a Assistant Professor and Senior Researcher at the University of Beira Interior (UBI), Covilha, Portugal, where he has a major role of coordinating a WP in the 2.1-million-euro national project ESGRIDS (“Enhancing Smart GRIDS for Sustainability”). He received his first postdoc from UBI, Covilha, Portugal in 2015, while working on the 5.2-million-euro FP7 project SiNGULAR (“Smart and Sustainable Insular view full biography...

Dr. Miadreza Shafie-khah is a Assistant Professor and Senior Researcher at the University of Beira Interior (UBI), Covilha, Portugal, where he has a major role of coordinating a WP in the 2.1-million-euro national project ESGRIDS (“Enhancing Smart GRIDS for Sustainability”). He received his first postdoc from UBI, Covilha, Portugal in 2015, while working on the 5.2-million-euro FP7 project SiNGULAR (“Smart and Sustainable Insular Electricity Grids under Large-Scale Renewable Integration”). He received his second postdoc from the department of Industrial Informatics, University of Salerno, Salerno, Italy in 2016. He was awarded as Top 4 Young Scientists in the area of Physical Sciences from the Universal Scientific Education and Research Network (USERN) in 2017.He was considered one of the Outstanding Reviewers of IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, in 2017, IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy, in 2014 and 2017, and one of the Best Reviewers of IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid in 2016. His research interests include multi-agent models, power market simulation, power system optimization, demand response, electric vehicles, forecasting, smart grids and smart cities.

Dr. Zhijie Dong

Assistant Professor
Department of Industrial Engineering
Texas State University
USA

Dr. Zhijie Dong is a Assistant Professor in the Department of Industrial Engineering at Texas State University. She received her Ph.D. in Transportation Systems Engineering at Cornell University in 2015, MS in Civil Engineering at Columbia University in 2012 and BS in Architectural Engineering at Nanjing University in 2011. Before joining Texas State University as an Assistant Professor in Industrial Engineering, she interned at CSX Tra view full biography...

Dr. Zhijie Dong is a Assistant Professor in the Department of Industrial Engineering at Texas State University. She received her Ph.D. in Transportation Systems Engineering at Cornell University in 2015, MS in Civil Engineering at Columbia University in 2012 and BS in Architectural Engineering at Nanjing University in 2011. Before joining Texas State University as an Assistant Professor in Industrial Engineering, she interned at CSX Transportation as an Operations Research Intern, and worked for FedEx Freight as a Senior Operations Research Analyst. Dr. Dong’s primary research interest is the development of mathematical models and solution methods for use in the management of complex systems. She has particular interest in systems that can be represented mathematically as networks, including transportation and logistics systems, civil infrastructure networks and project networks.

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