Research Funding

“Integrating Dynamic Programming within Mixed-Integer Programming Techniques,” National Science Foundation, Civil, Mechanical and Manufacturing Innovation (CMI-1100765), (Co-Principal Investigator with J. Cole Smith), April, 2011 — March, 2014 .

“Equipment Replacement under Continuous and Discontinuous Technological Change,” National Science Foundation, Design and Manufacturing Innovation (DMI-0600601 and CMI-0813671), (Principal Investigator), September, 2006 — August, 2010.

“Optimizing Equipment and Technology Investments at Lehigh Valley Hospital,” Lehigh Valley Hospital and PITA, (Principal Investigator), May, 2006 — June, 2007.

“Optimizing Ambulance Operational Schedules,” St. Luke’s Hospital Emergency Transport Services and PITA, (Principal Investigator), July, 2006 — June, 2007.

“A Study of Portfolio Metrics for Prioritization, Phase II” Johnson and Johnson Pharmaceutical Services, LLC, (Principal Investigator), May, 2006 — December, 2006.

“Business Optimization at Cherrydale Farms, Phase II,” Cherrydale Farms (Principal Investigator with R. H. Storer and Productivity Management Consultants), February, 2006 — August, 2006.

“Business Optimization at Cherrydale Farms, Phase I,” Cherrydale Farms (Principal Investigator with R. H. Storer and Productivity Management Consultants), December, 2005 — January, 2006.

“CAREER: Large-Scale Parallel Replacement Analysis,” National Science Foundation, Manufacturing and Industrial Innovation (DMI-9984891), (Principal Investigator), June, 2000 — May, 2005.

“A Study of Portfolio Metrics for Prioritization,” Johnson and Johnson Pharmaceutical Services, LLC, (Principal Investigator), December, 2004 — May, 2005.

“ISO Certification and Equipment Planning,” ATAS International, Inc., (Principal Investigator), September, 2004 — May, 2005.

“Large-Scale Dynamic Programming at the University of Edinburgh,” National Science Foundation (Principal Investigator), August, 2003 — May, 2004.

“Automated Cost Estimation and Inventory Planning at Sealstrip Corporation,” Productivity Management Consultants and Sealstrip Corporation (Principal Investigator), August, 2002 — August, 2003.

“Impact of Asset Utilization on Replacement Decisions,” National Science Foundation Manufacturing and Industrial Innovation (DMI-9713690),  (Principal Investigator with G. R. Wilson), September, 1997 — August, 2001.

“Capacity Planning and Equipment Utilization at Martin Guitar,” Productivity Management Consultants and C. F. Martin Guitar Company (Principal Investigator), March, 2001 — December, 2001.

“Load Optimization Research and Development for TRL, Phases II and III,” Transcontinental Refrigerated Lines and the Ben Franklin Technology Center (Principal Investigator with R. H. Storer), May, 1998 – June, 1999.

“Load Optimization Research and Development for TRL, Phase I,” Transcontinental Refrigerated Lines (Principal Investigator with R. H. Storer), January, 1998 – April, 1998.

“Asset Management and Utilization Project,” Norfolk Southern Corporation (Co-Principal Investigator with J. R. Lohmann), March, 1994 — February, 1996.