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					John J. Liu


                                      JOHN J. LIU

                     Head, and Chair Professor of Maritime Studies
                      Department of Logistics, Hong Kong PolyU




                                      Hong Kong Address:
                                      Department of Logistics
                               The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
                                 Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong
                                Tel: 2766-4066; Fax: 2330-2704
                E-mail: lgtjliu@polyu.edu.hk; Web: //www.sba.uwm.edu/Liu_J

I. CURRENT RESEARCH/TEACHING INTERESTS

    Maritime Logistics: Marine Insurance and Risk Management, Port Forecasting and
         Assessment, Maritime Rescue and Operations Technology
    Supply Chain Logistics: Impulse feedback systems, Supply order fulfillment (SOF)
         systems, promotion-distribution systems, incentives and contracts

   Research Statement
       Strive to make genuine contribution to the scientific methodologies for addressing
       realistic management problems with sensible operational implications.

   Recent Funded Research Projects

       “Simulation-Facilitated Equilibrium Outlook of Regional Port Competition,” PPRI-
        PolyU Niche Area Development grant (PI: J. Liu; Co-I’s: J. Yan, K. Li, TL Yip). Total
        $1,296,000 over three years (May 1 2006 – May 1 2009).
       “Admission Policy of Marine Mutual Insurance,” GRC CERG 2005-2007 (Project Ref.
        PolyU 5428/05H, $432,160), by Kevin Li (PI), J. Liu (Co-I), and Jia Yan (Co-I), to
        be started October 2005.
       “Analysis of Mathematical Model for Maritime Search and Rescue” (2004). ICRG
        grant (#A-PG10, $102,000, Commenced April 2004). Conducted by: J. Liu (PI),
        K.X. Li (Co-I), J. Ng (Co-I). Collaborated with Hong Kong Maritime Rescue
        Coordination Centre.
John J. Liu


       “An Integrated Interactive Maritime Risk Management System,” ICRG 03-04 research
       project (HK$102,000, approved), Co-I with Kevin Li and Hong Yan (LGT, Hong
       Kong PolyU), started March 2004.
       “Maintenance Inventory Rationalization System (MIRS): Integration of MRO Supply
       Chain Management at Harley-Davidson,” with Harley-Davidson Motor, supported in
       part by the NFS-IMS grant ($50,000), June 2002 – December 2002.
       “Web-Enabled Integration of Maintenance Supply Chain”, NSF-U/IRC grant by NSF
       Center for Intelligent Maintenance Systems (IMS) ($110,000), April 2002 to April
       2003.
       “Simulation and Variance Reduction of Global CT Supply Chain Operations at
       GEMS-CT Plant,” with GE-Medical Systems/CT ($80,000; May 2000 to May 2001).
       Keywords: 6-Sigma order-fulfillment, lean supply chain, visual feedback, regulation of
       variability.

II. POSITIONS AND APPOINTMENTS

9/2004 – Now Head, and Chair professor of Maritime Studies, Department of Logistics, Hong
             Kong Polytechnic University

1998 – since  Professor, POM, School of Business Administration, University of Wisconsin-
              Milwaukee. Director, Consortium for Innovative Manufacturing and
              Operations Management (CIMOM), hosted at SBA-UWM. Members
              include GE-Medical Systems, Harley Davidson, and Universal Foods.
2003 – 8/2004 Visiting professor, Department of Logistics, Hong Kong Polytechnic University
1998 – 2002 Area Chair, Production/Operations Management, U. Wisconsin-Milwaukee
1999 summer Visiting Professor, Department of Industrial Engineering & Engineering
              Management, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
1997 – 1998 Visiting associate professor, Department of Systems Engineering & Engineering
              Management, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
1992 – 1998 Associate professor, OM/MS, School of Business Administration, University of
              Wisconsin-Milwaukee
1986 – 1992 Assistant professor, OM/MS, School of Business Administration, University of
              Wisconsin-Milwaukee, USA
1984 – 1986 Lecture, Department of Industrial and Management Systems Engineering,
              Pennsylvania State University, USA
1980 – 1982 Lecture, Department of Shipbuilding, Huazhong University of Science &
              Technology, China


III. EDUCATION

Ph.D. (1983 - 1986), Industrial and Management Systems Engineering, Pennsylvania State
University.
John J. Liu




    PH .D. DISSERTATIO N: "A Centralized Inventory Flow Model and Its Applications to Flexible
        Manufacturing Systems'', Dept. of IMSE, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802,
        1986.


Master of Science (1982 - 1983), Engineering-Economic Systems, Stanford University.

Master of Science (1978 - 1982), Systems Engineering, Department of Marine Engineering,
Huazhong University of Science & Technology (PR of China).

Bachelor of Science (1972 - 1976), Marine Automation, Department of Marine Engineering,
Huazhong University of Science & Technology (PR of China).


IV. HONORS, AWARDS, AND MEMBERSHIPS

1. Awards Received
    Inclusion in Who's Who Among Asian Americans (1994/1995), Gale Research
     Inc,1994.
    Research Award, 1991, Advisory Council, School of Business, UW-Milwaukee.
    Teaching Award, 1993, Advisory Council, School of Business, UW-Milwaukee
    ``A New System Structure For Modern Manufacturing In The Informational Age,''
     Graduate School Research Committee Awards, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee,
     1990 ($6,250).

2. Editorial Board and Grant Review Panel
    IEEE, Trans. On Engineering Management: On Review Board
    Engineering Panel of Research Grants Council (RGC) of Hong Kong: panel
      member, September 2005 - 2006

3. Memberships In Professional Societies
    INFORMS, previously Operations Research Society of America (Since 1984)
    Production/Operations Management Society (Since 1990).
    The Institute of Industrial Engineers (Since 1985).
    American Production and Inventory Control Society (Since 1987)
    National Association of Purchasing Management (Since 1989).
    Milwaukee World Trade Association (Since 1995).

4. Journal Referee for:
    Operations Research
    Management Science
    Naval Research Logistics
    European Journal of Operational Research
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      IIE Transactions
      IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management
      Annals of Operational Research
      International Transactions on Operational Research
      Journal of Manufacturing Systems

5. Public Service and Community Activities
    Member of Organization of Chinese Americans. President of Milwaukee Chapter for
      1991-1992.
    Member of Professional Development Committee of Milwaukee Association of
      Purchasing Management (1990 - 1997).
    Member, Human Resource Task-force (HRTF), Maritime Industry Council (MIC), of
      HKSAR (2004 – present)


V. UNIVERSITY TEACHING AND ACADEMIC ADVISING

1. Curriculum Design and Development
    POM MS program: lead person for development of new MS curriculum “Manufacturing
      Innovation and Enterprise Management” in Spring 2000.
    POM undergraduate program: key person to design, develop, and maintain the program since
      1987. The courses created include: Production Planning and Control (471), Business Logistics
      Management (473), Manufacturing Technology and Information Systems (474).
    POM MS program: key member of the program re-engineering team
    New courses initiated, introduced, and re-engineered:
      o Manufacturing Technology and Simulation (782) – re-engineered
      o Business Logistics and Supply Chain (783) – new
      o Industrial Purchasing and Acquisition (620F, 783) – new
      o Project Management and Innovative Operations (785) - new

2. Regular Teaching Experience (1986-date):

   OR/OM/MS Courses taught at BS, MS, MBA, Ph.D. levels:
      Critical Tools for Empirical and Analytical Study in Logistics (LGT5114, MSC)
      Supply Chain Management (LGT5015, MSC)
      Global Supply Chain Management (LGT4106, Undergrad)
      Logistics and Supply Chain Management (783, G)
      Facility Layout and Material Handling Systems (672, U/G)
      Introductory Operations Research (710)
      Operations Strategy (685, 785)
      Manufacturing Systems: Models and Applications (995)
      Manufacturing Technology and Simulation (782, new)
      Production/Operations Management (370under, 780grad)
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      Production Planning and Control (681, 781)
      Supply Chain and Logistics Management (473, new)
      Purchasing and Supply Acquisition (620F, new)
      Management of Engineering Innovations (3450)
      Project Management (3530)

   Engineering Courses:
    Mathematical Programming: LP and NLP
    Dynamic Programming
    Probability and Statistics
    Modern Control Theory
    Digital Control

3. Executive Programs Teaching
    Supply Chain Management, for Zhejiang Executive MBA (Hangzhou), GSB, FB of Hong
      Kong PolyU, December 2004.
    Operations Management, for China Executive MBA (CHEMBA), Carlson School of
      Management (University of Minnesota) joint program with Lingan College, Zhongshan
      University (Guangzhou, China) (January, 2004)
    Operations and Supply Chain Management, 217-717 (new) for Executive Masters in
      Engineering Management (EMEM), joint program with School of Engineering, UWM.
      (scheduled: Spring, 2003)
    “Lean Production System v.s. ERP: Can they work together?” CIMOM workshop, May
      10, 2001. (Participants include GE-MS, Harley-Davidson, Kohler, John Deere, etc).
    Assessment of Medical and Health Care Technology, a full course (HA641) of EMBA
      program at University of Alabama-Birmingham (2000 – 2001).
    Simulation for Enterprise Resource and Operations Planning taught (solo) for Executive
      Workshop on Operations Technology Managemen at Milwaukee Journal Sentinal, Inc. July
      27-28, 2000.
    Lean Manufacturing and Supply Chain taught for Kohler/UWM Executive Workshop on
      Leadership and Management Excellence, April 2000.
    Involved in OM teaching for EMBA program
    Technology Management in Health Care and Hospital Operations, Health Care/Hospital
      Management Executive Training Workshop, co-sponsored with and funded by GE-Medical
      Systems (Spring, 1995).
    Global Manufacturing Operations Management, taught in Management Development
      Workshop for China Shanghai Transportation Bureau, one-week workshop for 20 Chinese
      executives, organized with the International Business Center of School of Business
      Administration, UW-Milwaukee, 1994.
    Global Manufacturing Operations Management, taught in China Ningxia Business
      Executives 1993 Summer Workshop, two-week seminar for 32 Chinese executives, organized
      with the International Business Center of School of Business Administration, UW-
      Milwaukee, 1993.
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4. Recent Doctoral Students Supervision:
    Barbara Doll: POM, graduated 1992, on Computer Integrated MRP Systems, now at
      Motorola (major thesis advisor).
    Chen, Xiaosheng, graduated 1991, on Product Quality and Warranty Cost (on Ph.D. thesis
      committee).
    Zhang Jie: IE, graduated 1993, Netri Networks of Manufacturing Systems (on Ph.D. thesis
      committee).
    Hakan Polatoglu: OM, graduated in 1995 (on Ph.D. thesis committee)
    Chakervarty, Depobam, graduated 1996, on Optimal Control of Manufacturing Processes
      Under Stochastic Adjustment Policies, (on Ph.D. thesis committee).
    Seong-Hyun Nam: OM/MS, graduated December 1997. North Dakota State University.
      Ph.D. thesis: Quality Diffusion and Technology Management (major thesis advisor).
    Dongqing Yao: OM/MS, graduated May 2001. Towson University. Ph.D. Thesis: Time-series
      Analysis and Channel Design of Supply Chains. (sponsor and major thesis advisor).


VI. PUBLICATIONS

 Textbooks

        Title: Supply Chain Logistics: Theory and Application; Subtitle: The Art of War
         in Logistics, to be completed in 2005.

 Refereed Journals

1. “Optimal Promotion Planning--Depth and Frequency - for a Two-Stage Supply Chain
   under Markov Switching Demand,” H. Kurata and J.J. Liu, EJOR, (accepted January
   2006)

2. “Demand Forecast Sharing in Supply Chain with Direct Channel,” Xiaohang Yue, and J. J.
   Liu, EJOR, (accepted January 2005).

3. “The Impact of Information Sharing on a Returns Policy with Addition of a Direct Channel,”
   D.Q. Yao, X. Yue, X. Wang, and J. J. Liu, IJPE, 97(2), 196-209, 2005.

4.   “Competitive Pricing of Mixed Retail and E-tail Distribution Channels,” D.Q. Yao, and J. J.
     Liu, Omega, 33, 235-247, 2005.

5.   “Modeling the Role of Retail Price Formats, and Retailer Competition Types on Production
     Schedule Strategy,” S. Ghose, J.J. Liu, A. Bhartnagar, and H. Kurata, European J. of
     Operational Research, 164, 2005, 173-184, 2005.
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6.   “Operational Capacity Allocation for Unreliable Module-Based Assembly Systems,” L.
     Liu, X. Yuan, and J.J. Liu, European J. of Operational Research, 134-153, 2003.

7.   “Channel Redistribution with Direct Selling,” D.Q. Yao, and J.J. Liu, European J. of
     Operational Research, 144, 2003, 646-658.

8.   “Stochastic Characterization of Upstream Demand Processes in a Supply Chain,” L.
     Alwan, J. J. Liu, and D.Q. Yao, IIE Transactions, 35, 2003, 207-219.

9. “Stepwise-Programmed Regulation of Manufacturing Quality,” Chapter 17 in Integrated
   Models in Production Planning, Inventory, Quality, and Maintenance,” edited by
   Rahim and Ben-Daya. Boston: Kluwer 2001.

10. “Product Life Cycle, and Market Entry and Exit Decisions Under Uncertainty,” J.J. Liu, and
    Tailan Chi (University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign), IIE-Transactions 33(9), 2001, 695-
    704.

11. “Regulation of Overlaps in Technology Development Activities”, Annals of OR, 98, 121-
    139, 2000

12. “On the Dynamics of Stochastic Diffusion of Manufacturing Technology” (solo), European
    J. of Operational Research, Vol. 124, 2000, 167-180.

13. “Strategic Options in Re-engineering of a Manufacturing System with Uncertain Completion
    Time”, with Dongqing Yao (Towson University), European J. of Operational Research,
    115(1999), 47-58.

14. “Optimal Pacing in an Assembly-based Multistage Production System”, with Hong Chen
    (University of British Columbia), Annuals of OR, 87(1999), 87-101.

15. “Regulated Quality Diffusion under Quadratic Costs”, with Seong-Hyun Nam, Int’l
    Transactions on OR, 6(1999) 393-409.

16. “Overlap scheduling of technology development activities” (solo), refereed proceedings,
    The Fourth International conference on Optimization: Techniques and Applications,
    July 1-3, 1998 (Perth, Australia).

17. “Optimal Stopping Rule for a Project with Uncertain Completion Time and Partial
    Salvageability”, with Tailan Chi (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee) and Hong Chen
    (University of British Columbia), IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, 44,
    1997, 54-66.
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18. “On-Line Regulation of Quality Diffusion under Quadratic Costs”, with Seong-Hyun Nam
    (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee), refereed Proceedings DSI-San Diego Annual
    Conference (November,1997).

19. “Optimal Lot Sizing In An Imperfect Production System With Homogeneous Reworkable
    Jobs”, with Ping Yang (School of Management, University of Texas-Dallas), European J.
    Operational Research, 1996, 2143-2154.

20. “Using Object-Oriented Concepts For Flexible Manufacturing Systems: Domain Analysis
    And An Application to Part Assignment”, with A. Chakravarty (Tulane University), H. Jain,
    and D. Nazareth (UW-Milwaukee). Integrated Computer-Aided Engineering, 1996,
    290-309.

21. “Weighted Tardiness Single Machine Scheduling with Proportional Weights”, co-authored
    with Professor Wlodzimierz Szwarc (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee), Management
    Science, 1993, 626-632.

22. “Dynamic Feeding in a Stochastic Parallel Processing System” (solo), Production and
    Operations Management, 1992, 308-319.

23. “Multi-Period Production Control In a Centralized Fully Flexible Manufacturing System”
    (solo), European J. Operational Research, Vol. 56 (1991), 107-118.

24. “Optimal Dispatching in a Periodic-Review Cellular Manufacturing System” (solo),
    Operations Research, Vol. 38, 5(1990), 893-901.

25. “Dynamic Input Scheduling In a Fully Flexible Manufacturing System”, Proceedings of the
    Second International Workshop on Project Management and Scheduling (refereed by
    European J. Operational Research), June 1990.

26. “The Periodic Routing of A Flexible Manufacturing System With Centralized In-Process
    Inventory Flows” (solo), Int. J. of Production Res., Vol. 27, 6(1989), 943-951.

27. “Optimal Job-Order Release in a Robotic Assembly Cell”, with Professor Amiya K.
    Chakravarty (Tulane University), Refereed Proceedings of the Third ORSA/TIMS Special
    Interest Conference on Flexible Manufacturing Systems, August 1989.

28. “The Single Machine Problem With a Quadratic Cost Function of Completion Times”, with
    Wlodzimierz Szwarc (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee), and Marc Posner (Ohio State
    University), Management Science, Vol. 34, 12(1988), 1480-1488.
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29. “An Approximate Solution of the Flow-Shop Problem With Sequence Dependent Setup
    Times”, with Wlodzimierz Szwarc (University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee), Zeitschrift fur
    Operations Research-Applications (ZOR), Vol. 33, 1989, 439-451.

30. “Scheduling of A Robotic Welding Cell”, with Tom Cavalier, and Jeya Chandra
    (Pennsylvania State University), Productivity Frontier (II) (Book of The Second
    International Conference on Productivity Research, 1989).

31. “Simulation and Decision Analysis in FMS Justification”, with Henry Co (Cal State –
    Pomona), Refereed Proc. Winter Simulation Conference, 1984.

32. “A Multi-Aspects Fuzzy Decision Making Model and Its Applications”, System Theory
    and Practice (China) Vol. 2, 1982.

 Refereed Proceedings

   “Maintenance Inventory Rationalization System (MIRS): Integration of MRO Supply Chain
    Management,” NSF-U/IRC grant, refereed proceedings of 2003 annual NSF conference
    on IMS (Intelligent Maintenance Systems), at School of Engineer, University of Wisconsin-
    Milwaukee, April 2003.

   “Web-Enabled Integration of Maintenance Supply Chain”, NSF-U/IRC grant, refereed
    proceedings of 2002 annual NSF conference on IMS (Intelligent Maintenance Systems), at
    School of Engineer, University of Michigan, April 2002.


VII. WORKING PAPERS

   “The Price of Privacy in P&I Club: An Impulse Feedback Analysis,” with Kevin Li, and Jia
    Yan (LGT, HK PolyU), in progress.
   “Stochastic Diffusions of Life Drifts in Ocean,” with Jia Yan and Chen Li (LGT, HK
    PolyU), in progress.
    “Operational Management of National Brand and Local Brand in a Supply Chain with E-
    tail Distribution,” with H. Kurata (UW-M) and D.Q. Yao (Towson), 2003.
   “Dynamic Equilibrium Incentives in Time-Lagged Order Fulfillment Under ARMA
    Disturbance,” (solo), 2003.
   “Returns Policy, Information Sharing, and Direct Channel,” with X. Yue (UW-Milwaukee)
    and D.Q. Yao (Towson University), 2003.
   “Forecast Facilitated Lot-for-Lot Ordering in the Presence of Correlated Demand”, with
    Layth Alwan (UW-Milwaukee) and D.Q. Yao (Towson University), 2002.


VIII. RECENT CONFERENCE PRESENTATION
John J. Liu




   Plenary speech, “Finding the Causes of Bullwhip Effect,” International Workshop on
    “Successful Strategies in Supply Chain Management, at Hong Kong Polytechnic University,
    January 5 – 6, 2006.
   Featured panel speech, “Outlook of Port Competition in Greater China Region”, Session on
    “Shipping and Ports in Asia”, The 4th International Conference of Academic Scholars
    (ICAS) – Shanghai, China. October 20 – 25, 2005.
   Session chair, “Forecasting-Facilitated Manufacturing and Supply Chain Operations”,
    INFORMS-San Jose, November 17-20, 2002.
   Paper presentation “Real Beer Game: Make-to-Order Incentive Problem”,
    MSOM/Multiechelon Inventory Conference, Johnson Management School, Cornell
    University, June 2002.
   Session chair, “Forecasting-Facilitated Manufacturing and Supply Chain Operations”,
    INFORMS-Miami, November 4-7, 2001.
   Cluster chair, “Technology Innovations and Operations”, INFORMS-San Antonio,
    November 5-8, 2000.
   Session chair, “Quality Regulation in Manufacturing and Service”, INFORMS-Salt Lake
    City, May 7 – 10, 2000.
   Paper presentation “Engineering Liaison in Manufacturing Systems Development”,
    INFORMS-Philadelphia, November 7-10, 1999.
   Paper presentation “Quality Regulation in Global Supply Chain”, International Conference
    on Global Supply Chain Management Into the 21st Century, August 13-14, 1999.


IX. GRANTS AND PROJECTS

1. Research Grants and Projects:
    “Simulation-Facilitated Equilibrium Outlook of Regional Port Competition,” PPRI-PolyU
       Niche Area Development grant (PI: J. Liu; Co-I’s: J. Yan, K. Li, TL Yip). Total
       $1,296,000 over three years (May 1 2006 – May 1 2009).
    “Admission Policy of Marine Mutual Insurance,” GRC CERG 2005 (Project Ref. PolyU
       5428/05H, $432,160), by Kevin Li (PI), J. Liu (Co-I), and Jia Yan (Co-I), to be
       started October 2005.
     “Analysis of Mathematical Model for Maritime Search and Rescue” (2004). ICRG
        grant (#A-PG10, $102,000, Commenced April 2004). Conducted by: J. Liu (PI),
        K.X. Li (Co-I), J. Ng (Co-I). Collaborated with Hong Kong Maritime Rescue
        Coordination Centre.
     “An Integrated Interactive Maritime Risk Management System,” ICRG 03-04 research
        project (HK$102,000, approved), Co-I with Kevin Li and Hong Yan (LGT, Hong
        Kong PolyU), started March 2004.
     “Maintenance Inventory Rationalization System (MIRS): Integration of MRO Supply
        Chain Management at Harley-Davidson,” with Harley-Davidson Motor, supported in
        part by the NFS-IMS grant ($50,000), June 2002 – December 2002.
John J. Liu


      “Web-Enabled Integration of Maintenance Supply Chain”, NSF-U/IRC grant by NSF
      Center for Intelligent Maintenance Systems (IMS) ($110,000), April 2002 to April
      2003.
    “Simulation and Variance Reduction of Global CT Supply Chain Operations at
      GEMS-CT Plant,” with GE-Medical Systems/CT ($80,000; May 2000 to May 2001).
      Keywords: 6-Sigma order-fulfillment, lean supply chain, visual feedback, regulation of
      variability.
   “Maintenance Inventory Rationalization System (MIRS): Integration of MRO Supply
     Chain Management at Harley-Davidson,” with Harley-Davidson Motor, supported in
     part by the NFS-IMS grant ($50,000), June 2002 – December 2002.
   “Simulation of Computer Integrated Press Line ($112 million) at Milwaukee Journal
     Sentinel”, ($125,000; June 1999 to June 2002). Key words: visual interactive simulation
     and prototyping, virtual enterprise, ERP.
   “Technology Innovations and Financial Policies: An Exploratory Study Using a Unique
     Database on International Market for Medical Technology”, (approved, Hong Kong
     RGC grant, 1999 – 2001, HK$405,000), co-PI with Professor Jia He, Department of
     Finance, Chinese University of Hong Kong. Key words: technology diffusion, financial
     policy for technology acquisition, and differential pursuit.
   “Interactive Simulation of Semi-Continuous Process at Juneau Plant of Universal Foods
     Corp.”, industrial proprietary research project (July to December, 1999), Solo PI, one
     Ph.D. student supported as PA, ($50,000). Key words: agent-based simulation, visual
     statistics.
   “Internet-Based Multimedia Distance Learning”, grant of UW Campus Opportunity
     Fund, (approved, May 1999-May 2000, $100,000), co-PI with Professor Jun Zhang,
     Computer Science Dept., UW-Milwaukee. Key words: distance learning, mark-up
     visual simulation, and Java programming.
   Pilot Study: Diffusion of Technological Quality in Assembly-based Global Manufacturing
     Operations, funded by GE-Medical Systems (Fall 1997 – Srping 1998, $10,000).
     Initiator of the project, joint PI with Professor Layth Alwan and Professor Samar
     Mukhopadhy of UW-Milwaukee.
   Assessment and Transfer of Sterolithography Rapid Prototyping Technology, funded by
     Johnson Control, Inc. $15,000 (January 1997 - May 1997).
   Dynamic Pacing of Assembly-based Cellular Manufacturing Systems, PI, International
     Business Center, SBA-UWM, 1996, with Harley-Davidson Motors, Inc. as
     collaborator).
   Simulation Analysis of MRP Performance of Fiberglass Signmark Production at W. H.
     Brady Co., (with Keith Weber, W. H. Brady Co.) Management Research Project -
     Center for Business Competitiveness, School of Business Administration, UW-
     Milwaukee, 1995.
   The Feasibility of Sterolithography Manufacturing Outside of a Research Environment,
     (with Kevin Esser, Johnson Control, Inc.) Management Research Project - Center for
     Business Competitiveness, School of Business Administration, UW-Milwaukee, 1995.
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      International Operations and Projects Management, Extramural Research Grants --
       Center for Quality, Productivity, & Economic Development of UWM, funded
       project with Encinal Terminals, Inc. (Alameda, CA), ($14,500), 1995.
      Optimal Warranty Cost with Quality Functions, Graduate Research Grants 1994 of
       MAPM (Milwaukee Association of Purchasing Management), the principle advisor
       and investigator for the Grant. Graduate recipient: Seong-Hyun Nam, Ph.D. student as
       PA, ($5,000), 1994.
      Strategic Utilization of Temporary Workers in Manufacturing: A Linear Programming
       Model, (with Pam Van Housen, Snap-On Tools Corp.) Management Research
       Project -- Center for Business Competitiveness, School of Business Administration,
       UW-Milwaukee, 1993.
      Development of An MRP Computer Package for EnerPak, Graduate Research
       Grants 1993 of MAPM (Milwaukee Association of Purchasing Management), the
       principle advisor and investigator for the Grant. Graduate recipient: Huang Hung-Chieh,
       Ph.D. student as PA, ($5,000), 1993.
      Simulation Analysis of Purchasing/Production Systems at EnerPak, Graduate Research
       Grants 1992 of MAPM (Milwaukee Association of Purchasing Management), the
       principle advisor and investigator for the Grant. Graduate recipient: Naomal Soysa, M.S.
       student as PA ($5,000), 1992.
      Concurrent Development of Manufacturing Planning and Marketing Distribution, (with
       Sanjoy Ghose, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee) Competitive Grants -- Center
       for Business Competitiveness, School of Business Administration, UW-Milwaukee
       ($1,000), 1991.
      Optimal Scheduling in a Multi-Stage Production System at Johnsonville Foods, Inc., Co-
       investigator with Professor Izzet Sahin, for the Center For Business Competitiveness
       at UW-Milwaukee. Funded research with Johnsonville Foods, Inc., (Sheboygan, WI).
       (1990, $10,000)
      Computerized Order Releasing for a Robotic Welding Cell, Sperry-PSU grant project,
       PA (1985, $130,000).
      Computerized Scheduling of Robotic Welding Cell, Ford/New Holland-PSU grant
       project, PA (1986, $150,000).

2. Exchange/Extramural Grants and Projects:
    “International transfer of engineering-ready industrial technology”, supported by Encinal
       Terminals, Inc. and China National Commission on Science and Technology, joint with
       UWM International Business Center Out-Reach Project on Global Operations
       Management-Economic Outlook in the Chinese Market, (Fall, '92--Summer, '97,
       $150,000). Key words: technology transfer to Asia-Pacific, technology engineering.
    GE-Med Health Care/Hospital Management Training Seminar, co-sponsored with and
       funded by GE-Medical Systems. (1995) ($40,000).
    Management Development Workshop for China Shanghai Transportation Bureau -- Fall
       1994, Initiated the one-week workshop for 20 Chinese executives, organized with the
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      International Business Center of School of Business Administration, UW-Milwaukee
      ($16,000), 1994.
     Valmont Steel Pole Manufacturing Technology-Transfer/Capital-Venture in Shanghai
      PRC, international consulting project with Valmont Industries, Inc., ($10 million),
      1994-95.
     China Ningxia Business Executives 1993 Summer Workshop, Initiated the two-week
      seminar for 32 Chinese executives, organized with the International Business Center of
      School of Business Administration, UW-Milwaukee ($11,000), 1993.
     Chinese Scholar Exchange Program In UWM International Business Center (Fall, '92--
      Summer, '97), Initiated and organized three one-year Chinese visiting scholars from
      China State Science & Technology Commission and the Ministry of
      Communications, co-sponsored with New China Educational Foundation,
      ($75,000).
     An Intelligent Animated Simulation Model for Scheduling a Complex Process System,
      consulting project with Universal Foods Co., Milwaukee, WI (1990, $25,000).

				
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