RESUME OF CHAO-HSIEN CHU


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Teaching Experience/Courses Taught
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CORRESPONDENCE ADDRESS:

School of Information Sciences and Technology Tel: +1 (814) 865-4446
The Pennsylvania State University Fax: +1 (814) 865-5604
515 Rider Building WWW: http://global.ist.psu.edu/chu/
University Park, PA 16801-3857, U.S.A. E-mail: chu@ist.psu.edu

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TEACHING INTERESTS:

Intelligent Systems Development, Decision Support Systems, Systems Analysis and Design, Object - Oriented Programming (OOP), Business Process Reengineering (BPR), Electronic Commerce, Management of Telecommunication, Topics in Information Systems/Networks Security, Topics in Information Systems/Software Quality, Enterprise Resources Planning (ERP), Supply Chain Management, Strategic Quality Management (TQM), Topics in World Class Manufacturing, and Intelligent Manufacturing Systems.

RESEARCH INTERESTS:

Intelligent Systems (neural networks, genetic algorithms, expert systems, tabu search), Information Systems/Network Security, Information Systems/Software Quality, Design of Communication Networks, Supply Chain Management, Design of Advanced Manufacturing Systems, Management of Technology.

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EDUCATION BACKGROUND:

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TEACHING EXPERIENCE:

COURSES TAUGHT:

Information Systems/Technology:

Operations Management:

  • Seminar in Management Sciences - Ph.D., Elective (Tsukuba).
  • Total Quality Management - Regular and Saturday MBA Programs, Elective (ISU).
  • Topics in World Class Manufacturing - Graduate, Elective (ISU).
  • Operations Management for Planning and Control - MBA 1 cr. module, Core (ISU).
  • Operations Strategy - MBA 1 cr. module, Core (ISU).
  • Operations Management - MBA, Core (ISU and PSU).
  • Production/Operations Management - Undergraduate, Core (ISU, PSU, Baruch, and Tatung).
  • Manufacturing Planning and Control - Undergraduate POM, Required (ISU).
  • Operations Planning and Control - Undergraduate POM, Required (PSU).
  • Inventory Planning & Control - Undergraduate POM, Required (ISU).
  • Materials Management - Undergraduate, Elective (Baruch)
  • Materials and Inventory Management - Undergraduate POM, Required (PSU).
  • Readings in Production Management - Undergraduate, Elective (Tatung).
  • Value Analysis/Engineering - Undergraduate, Elective (Chung Yuan).
  • Introduction to Management Science - Undergraduate, Required (Tsukuba).

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INDUSTRIAL/CONSULTING EXPERIENCE:

  1. Section Chief, Industrial Engineering Division, Headquarters, Tatung Company, Taipei, Taiwan. 6/78-7/80
  2. Tatung Company, Taipei, Taiwan. Quality improvement, industrial engineering, and production management. 1976-1978.
  3. Interstate Assurance (IAS) Company, Des Moines, IA. Applications of emerging information technologies (neural networks and expert systems), data base management, and statistical analysis for direct marketing. 1996.
  4. Sauer Sandstrand (SAS) Inc., Ames, IA. Decision support systems (DSS) for general business and manufacturing applications, world class manufacturing, and intelligent manufacturing systems. 1996.
  5. Tian Wei Group, Hebei, China. Computer-integrated manufacturing (CIM), enterprise resources planning, and supply chain management. 1998.

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REFEREED JOURNAL/PUBLICATIONS:

  1. Chu, C. H., Chou, H., and Premkumar, G. "Digital Data Networks Design Using Genetic Algorithms," European Journal of Operational Research, (In Press).
  2. Premkumar, G., Chu, C. H. and Chou, H., "Telecommunications Network Design Decision: A Genetic Algorithm Approach," Decision Sciences, (Forthcoming).
  3. Chu, C. H., "A Neural Network Model for Manufacturing Cell Formation," Decision Support Systems, Vo. 20 (1997), pp. 279-295. View Abstract and References.
  4. Chu, C. H. and Tsai, C. C. "A Heuristic Genetic Algorithm for Manufacturing Cell Formation," in Kamrani, A. K. and Logendran, R. L. (eds.), Group Technology & Cellular Manufacturing: Methodologies & Applications (Forthcoming). View Abstract and References.
  5. Tsai, C. C., Chu, C. H. and Barta, T., "Modeling and Analysis of a Manufacturing Cell Formation Problem with Fuzzy Integer Programming," IIE Transactions, Vol. 29 (1997), pp. 533-547. View Abstract and References.
  6. Chu, C. H., "Recent Advances in Mathematical Programming for Cell Formation," in Kamrani, A. K., Parsaei, H. R., and Liles, D. H. (editors), Planning, Design, and Analysis of Cellular Manufacturing Systems, Manufacturing Research and Technology, Vol. 24 (1995), Elsevier, pp. 3-46.
  7. Chu, C. H. and D. Widjaja., "A Neural Network System for Forecasting Method Selection," Decision Support Systems, Vol. 12 (1994), pp. 13-24. View Abstract and References.
  8. Chu, C. H., "Manufacturing Cell Formation by Competitive Learning," International Journal of Production Research, Vol. 31, No. 4 (1993), pp. 829-843. View Abstract and References.
  9. Chu, C. H. and Shih, W. L., "Simulation Studies for JIT Production," International Journal of Production Research, Vol. 30, No. 11 (1992), pp. 2573-2586.
  10. Yeh, K. H. and Chu, C.H., "Adaptive Strategies for Coping with Product Variety Decisions," International Journal of Operations & Production Management, Vol. 11, No. 8 (1991), pp. 35-47.
  11. Chu, C. H. and Hayya, J. C., "A Fuzzy Clustering Approach to Manufacturing Cell Formation," International Journal of Production Research, Vol. 29, No. 7 (1991), pp. 1475-1487. View Abstract and References.
  12. Chu, C. H. and Tsai, M., "A Comparison of Three Array-Based Clustering Techniques for Manufacturing Cellular Formation," International Journal of Production Research, Vol. 28, No. 8 (1990), pp. 1417-1433. View the complete Paper.
  13. Lee, S., Wang, H. P. and Chu, C. H., "Controlling a Robotic Cell by Dynamic Rule Dispatching A Simulation Study," International Journal of Operations & Production Management, Vol. 10, No. 4 (1990), pp. 51-64.
  14. Chu, C. H., "Three Blueprints for Intelligent PC-Based Decision Support Systems," Expert Systems: Planning / Implementation / Integration, Vol. 1, No. 4 (Winter 1990), pp. 41-48.
  15. Chu, C. H., "Cluster Analysis in Manufacturing Cellular Formation," OMEGA: The International Journal of Management Science, Vol. 17, No. 3 (May 1989), pp. 289-295.
  16. Chu, C. H., "Design Issues for Intelligent Microcomputer-Based Decision Support Systems," Journal of Information Systems Management, Vol. 6, No. 2 (Spring 1989), pp. 25-33.
  17. Chu, C. H. and Lin, H. H., "Evaluating Microcomputer DBMSs," Journal of Information Systems Management, Vol. 6, No. 2 (Spring 1989), pp. 69-75.
  18. Chu, C. H., "The Pervasive Elements of Total Quality Control," Industrial Management, Vol. 30, No. 5 (September/October 1988), pp. 30-32. View the complete Paper.
  19. Chu, C. H., Wang, H. P., and Chu, Y. C., "On the Design of an Intelligent Micro-Based DSS for Line Balancing," Computers and Industrial Engineering, Vol. 14, No. 4 (1988), pp. 419-427.
  20. Chu, C. H. and Hayya, J. C., "Buffering Decisions Under MRP Environment: A Review," OMEGA: The International Journal of Management Science, Vol. 16, No. 4 (1988), pp. 325-331.
  21. Chu, C. H. and Wang, H. P., "The Use of Artificial Intelligence in Process Planning," International Journal of Operations & Production Management, Vol. 8, No. 1 (1988), pp. 5-18.
  22. Bagchi, U., Hayya, J. C., and Chu, C. H., "The Effect of lead-time Variability: The Case of Independent Demand," Journal of Operations Management, Vol. 6, No. 2 (February 1986), pp. 159-177.

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PAPERS UNDER REVIEW/REVISION:

  1. Chang, E., Chu, C. H. and Barta, T. A., "Empirical Tests of Hopfield-Tank Neural Nets for Flow Shop Scheduling," submitted to Computers and Operations Research, January 1998 (under revision)
  2. Chou, H., Premkumar, G. and Chu, C. H., "Performance of Genetic Algorithms An Examination of the Impact of Encoding, Crossover, and Mutation Operators," Submitted to IEEE Transactions of Evolutionary Computation, July 1998 (Under 1st Revision).
  3. Chu, C. H., Wang, Y. and Li, J., "Supply Chain Management: Problems, Determinants, and Implementation Strategies," submitted to Journal of Computer-Integrated Manufacturing, China, August 1998. (In Chinese).

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REFEREED CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS:

  1. Chou, H., Premkumar, G., and Chu, C. H., "Telecommunications Network Design - A Genetic Algorithm Approach," Proceedings of the 1998 Association for Information Systems Conference, August 1998.
  2. Chou, H., Chu, C. H. and Premkumar, G., "A Hybrid Genetic Algorithm Approach for Degree Constrained Network Design," Proceedings of the 1998 National Decision Science Conference, November 1998.
  3. Chang, E. and Chu, C. H., "Neural Network Approaches to Flow Shop Scheduling,," Proceedings of the 1997 National Decision Science Conference, November 1997.
  4. Tsai, C. C. and Chu, C. H., "A Multi-Objective Linear Programming Model for Manufacturing Cell Formation," Proceedings of the 1996 National Decision Science Conference, November 1996.
  5. Tsai, C. C. and Chu, C. H., "A Heuristic Genetic Algorithm for Manufacturing Cell Formation," Proceedings of the 1995 National Decision Science Conference, November 1995.
  6. Chu, C. H., "Mathematical Programming Approaches to Cell Formation: A Survey and Assessment," Proceedings of the 1994 National Decision Sciences Conference, November 1994.
  7. Chu, C. H., "Applications of Fuzzy Set Theory to Quality Improvement," Proceedings of the 1994 National Decision Sciences Conference, November 1994.
  8. Chu, C. H., "Fuzzy Modeling for Manufacturing Cell Formation," Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Fuzzy Logic, Neural Nets and Soft Computing, August 1994.
  9. Tsai, C. C., Chu, C. H. and Barta, T., "Fuzzy Linear Programming Approach to Manufacturing Cell Formation," Proceedings of the IEEE World Congress on Computational Intelligence, June 1994.
  10. Chu, C. H. and Chou, C. I., "A Neural Network Approach to the Analysis of Control Charts," Proceedings of the 1993 Decision Sciences Conference, November 1993.
  11. Chu, C. H. and Tsai, C. C., "Manufacturing Cell Formation in a Fuzzy Environment," Proceedings of the 1993 Decision Sciences Conference, November 1993, pp. 1432-1434.
  12. Chu, C. H., and Shih. W. L., "Simulated Annealing for Manufacturing Cell Formation," Proceedings of the 1992 Decision Sciences Conference, November 1992.
  13. Chu, C. . and Li, L. F., "A Neural Network Approach to Manufacturing Cell Formation," Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Fuzzy Logic and Neural Networks (IIZUKA'92), Japan, July 1992.
  14. Chu, C. H., "Manufacturing Cell Formation by Competitive Learning," Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Comparative Management, Taiwan, June 1992.
  15. Chu, C. H., "Forecasting Method Selection: A Neural Network Approach," Proceedings of the International Conference on Business Forecasting, Hong Kong, December 1991.
  16. Chu, C. H. and D. Widjaja, "On the Design of a Neural Network Based Forecasting," Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference of Information Resources Management, May 1991.
  17. Chu, C. H., "Fuzzy Clustering Approach to Manufacturing Cell Formation," Proceedings of the 22nd National Decision Science Conference, November 1990.
  18. Chu, C. H. and Lee, W., "An Efficient Heuristic for Grouping Part Families," Proceedings of Midwest Decision Sciences Conference, May 1990.
  19. Chu, C. H. and Tsang, K. Y., "On the Design of a Forecasting Expert System," Proceedings of the 21th National Decision Science Conference, November 1989.
  20. Chu, C. H and Lee, W., "A Comparison of 01 Integer Programming Models for Manufacturing Cell Formation," Proceedings of the 21th National Decision Sciences Conference, November 1989.
  21. Chu, C. H. and Tsang, K. Y., "Toward the Design of a Forecasting Expert System," Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Comparative Management, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, June 1989.
  22. Lee, S., Wang, H. P. and Chu, C. H., "Dynamic Rule Dispatching in a Robotic Cell," Proceedings of the International Industrial Engineering Conference, March 1989.
  23. Hsu, K. C. and Chu, C. H., "Practical Issues in Designing Knowledge-Based Expert Systems," Proceedings of the International Computers and Industrial Engineering Conference, March 1989.
  24. Chu, C. H. and Tsai, M. "A Comparison of Array-Based Clustering Techniques for Manufacturing Cellular Formation," Proceedings of the 20th National Decision Science Conference, November 1988.
  25. Chu, C. H and Pan, P., "A comparison of Hierarchical Clustering Techniques for Parts/machines Families Formation," Proceedings of the Third International Conference of Robotics, CAD/CAM, and Factory of the Future, August 1988.
  26. Chu, C. H. and Pan, P., "The Use of Clustering Techniques in Manufacturing Cellular Formation," Proceedings of the International Industrial Engineering Conference, May 1988, pp. 495-500.
  27. Chu, C. H. and Wang, H. P., "Design of an Intelligent Micro-DSS for Forecasting," Proceedings of the International Industrial Engineering Conference, May 1988, pp. 413-417.
  28. Chu, C. H., "Toward the Design of an Intelligent DSS for Forecasting," Computers and Industrial Engineering, Vol. 15, No. 14 (1988).
  29. Chu, C. H. and Nilakanta, S., "On the Design of a Micro-MRP System: A Relational Database Approach," Computers and Industrial Engineering, Vol. 15, No. 14 (1988), pp. 146-152.
  30. Chu, C. H. and Chu, Y. C., "Computerized ABC Analysis: The Basis for Inventory Management," Computers and Industrial Engineering, Vol. 13, No. 14 (1987), pp. 66-70.
  31. Chu, C. H. and Chu, Y. C., "Building an Effective Micro-Based DSS for Line Balancing," Proceedings of the 18th National Decision Science Conference, November 1986.
  32. Chu, C. H., Hayya, J. C., and Davis, S. G., "Safety Stock Problems in MRP Systems: A Review and Prospects," Proceedings of the 16th National Decision Science Conference, November 1984.
  33. Bagchi, U., Hayya, J. C., and Chu, C. H., "Toward a Solution of the Problem of Lead Time Variability," Proceedings of the 16th National Decision Science Conference, November 1984.

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BOOKS OR MONOGRAPHS:

  1. Chu, C. H. (editor), Intelligent Systems for Business, World Scientific Publishing Co., (In Progress).
  2. Chu, C. H., Hottenstein, M. P. and Greenlaw, P. S., PROSIM III for Windows: A Production Management Simulation, Third Edition, Richard D. Irwin, Inc. 1996. Click Here to view the PROSIM Home Page (http://www.public.iastate.edu/~chu_c/prosim.htm) maintained by me.
  3. Chu, C. H., Hottenstein, M. P. and Greenlaw, P. S., Instructor Manual: PROSIM III, Richard D. Irwin, Inc., 1996.
  4. Hottenstein, M. P., Greenlaw, P. S., and Chu, C. H., PROSIM: A Production Management Simulation, Second Edition, Harper Collins, Inc. 1991.

BOOKS REVIEWS:

  1. Hayya, J. C. and Chu, C. H., Production and Operations Management: Concepts, Models, and Behavior, by Everett E. Adams, Jr. and Ronald J. Ebert, 2nd Edition, Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1982. This review appears in Interfaces, Vol. 13, No. 1 (February 1983), pp. 107-108.
  2. Hayya, J. C. and Chu, C. H., Operations Management: Production of Goods and Services, by Mc Clain, John O. and L. Joseph Thomas, 1st Edition, Prentice-Hall, Inc., 1980. This review appears in Interfaces, Vol. 13, No. 1 (February 1983), pp. 111-112.

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WORLD WIDE WEB (WWW) PAGES DEVELOPED:

  1. Chu's Beginner's Guide on WWW Page Design, URL: http://its.ist.psu.edu/chu/course/guide.htm.
  2. Chu's Advancned User's Guide on WWW Page Design, URL: http://its.ist.psu.edu/chu/course/aguide.htm.
  3. Electronic Commerce Resources, URL: http://its.ist.psu.edu/chu/course/ec.htm.
  4. Supply Chain Management Resources, URL: http://its.ist.psu.edu/chu/course/scm.htm.
  5. PROSIM Resources, URL: http://www.public.iastate.edu/~chu_c/prosim.htm.
  6. 5S - Foundations to World Class Manufacturing, URL: http://its.ist.psu.edu/chu/wcm/5s/5s.htm.
  7. Visual Control, URL: http://its.ist.psu.edu/chu/wcm/vc/vc.htm.
  8. Chinese Management Philosophy & Strategy, URL: http://its.ist.psu.edu/chu/cmpp/.
  9. Business in China - A Summer Study Abroad Program, URL: http://its.ist.psu.edu/chu/china/study.htm.

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PRESENTATIONS:

  1. "Electronic Commerce: Design and Applications," Workshop (1 day), Hebei University of Technology, Tianjin, China, June 1998.
  2. "Electronic Commerce: Design and Applications," Workshop (3 hours), Institue of Design, China Mining Division in Handan, Hebei, China, June 1998.
  3. "Genetic Algorithms for Business Applications," Workshop (1 day), Hebei University of Technology, Tianjin, China, June 1998.
  4. "Genetic Algorithms for Communication Network Design," Seminar (3 hours), Institute of Policy & Management, Chinese Academy of Science, Beijing, China, June 1998.
  5. "Manufacturing Management for 21st Century," Workshop (1 day), Hebei University of Technology, Tianjin, China, June 1998.
  6. "Modern Manufacturing Management Techniques and Their Applications," Workshop (3 hours), Tian Wei Group, Hebei, China. June 1998
  7. "Group Technology and Its Applications to Make-to-Order Production Environment," Workshop (1 day), Tian Wei Group, Hebei, China. June 1998.
  8. "An Efficient Neural Network Model for Flow Shop Scheduling," Faculty Seminar, University of Tsukuba, Japan, July 1997.
  9. "Neural Network Design and Implementation," Workshop, Professional Development Sessions, National Decision Sciences Conference, November 1996.
  10. "Expert Systems or Neural Networks - Where to Start?" Seminar (5 hours), Interstate Assurance Inc., Des Moines, August 1996.
  11. "Fuzzy Methodologies for Manufacturing Cell Formation," Seminar (2 hours), Institute of Social and Economic Planning, University of Tsukuba, Japan, July 1994.
  12. "Fuzzy Methodologies and Their Applications," Seminar (3 hours), Tatung Company/Tatung Institute of Technology, Taiwan, July 1994.
  13. Chu, C. H. and Yeh, K. H., "An Assessment of Critical Successful Factors for JIT Purchasing," POM - 93 (Production and Operations Management Society), October 1993.
  14. Dasgupta, T. and Chu, C. H., "On the Determination of Number of Kanban Cards for JIT Production," POM - 93 (Production and Operations Management Society), October 1993.
  15. Chu, C. H., "Neural Networks for Business Applications," Information and Technology Management Seminar Series, College of Business, Iowa State University, February 1993.
  16. Chu, C. H., "Japanese Journey to Win Information and Technology Competition," Information and Technology Management Seminar Series, College of Business, Iowa State University, October 1992.
  17. Chu, C. H., "Neural Networks for Business Applications," Seminar (3 hours), Graduate School of Management, Tatung Institute of Technology, Taipei, Taiwan, June 15, 1992.
  18. Chu, C. H., "Neural Networks for Manufacturing," Seminar (3 hours), Kaohsiung Polytechnic Institute, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, June 11, 1992.
  19. Chu, C. H., "Neural Networks for Business Applications," Seminar (8 hours), Institute of Information Management, National Sun-Yet-Sen University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan (Sponsored by National Science Council, Taiwan), June 6, 1992.
  20. Chu, C. H., "Challenges to Manufacturing Management Practice," Seminar (2 hours), Tatung Company, Taiwan, March 7, 1991.
  21. Chu, C. H., "Theory of Constraints (TOC): A Challenge to Managers," Workshop (5 days), Graduate School of Management, Tatung Institute of Technology, Taiwan, March 26, 1992.
  22. Chu, C. H., "Theory of Constraints," Seminar (3.5 hours), Hong Kong Productivity Council, Hong Kong, December 20, 1991.
  23. Chu, C. H., "Simulated Annealing for Manufacturing Cell Formation," Faculty seminar, Institute of Socio-Economic Planning, University of Tsukuba, Japan, December 1991.
  24. Shih, W. L. and Chu, C. H., "A Comparison of Selected Heuristics for Grouping Part Families," TIMS/ORSA Meeting, May 1991.
  25. Shih, W. L. and Chu, C. H., "Simulation Studies of JIT Production Systems." Abstract appeared in 22nd National Decision Science Conference Proceedings," November 1990.
  26. Chu, C. H., "World Class Manufacturing: A Challenge to Managers," Workshop (9 hours), Graduate School of Management, Tatung Institute of Technology, Taiwan, June 1989.
  27. Chu, C. H., "Expert Systems Applications in Production/Operations Management," Workshop (3 hours), China Steel Corporation, Taiwan, June 22, 1989.
  28. Chu, C. H. and Wang, H. P., "Micro-ALB: A Decision Support System for Line Balancing," Abstract appears in 17th National Decision Science Conference Proceedings, November 1985.
  29. Chu, C. H., Sullivan, R. S., and Hayya, J. C., "An Experiment to Determine Factors Affecting Safety Stock in MRP Systems," Abstract appears in TIMS/ORSA Bulletin, Dallas, Texas, November 1984.
  30. Chu, C. H., "An Experimental Analysis of Safety Stock in MRP Systems," A paper presented at the workshop: "Statistical Considerations in Inventory Decision Making," Abstract appears in 15th National Decision Science Conference Proceedings, November 1983.

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OTHER PUBLICATIONS:

  1. Wayne, R. T. and Chu, C. H., "Why Does MRP Fail? Some Managerial Considerations", APICS Newsletter, Central Iowa Chapter, April 1988.

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RESEARCH IN PROGRESS:

  1. Chu, C. H. and Zhu, D., "Determinants for Secured Information Systems and Networks." To be submitted to Information Systems Research
  2. Chu, C. H. and Tsai, C. C., "A Fuzzy Bi-Criteria Linear Programming Model for Manufacturing Cell Formation," to be submitted to European Journal of Operational Research.
  3. Tsai, C. C., Chu, C. H. and Barta, T., "A Heuristic Genetic Algorithm to Optimize the Cell Formation Problems in a Fuzzy Environment," to be submitted to Decision Sciences.
  4. Chou, C. I. and Chu, C. H., "Neural Network Approaches to Control Chart Analyses," to be submitted to Expert Systems with Applications: An International Journal.
  5. Chang, T. C. and Chu, C. H., "Modeling a JIT Production Systems with Petri Nets," to be submitted to the International Journal of Production Economics.
  6. Chu, C. H. and Chang, T. C., "Determining the Number of Kanbans in JIT Production Systems: A Petri-Net Approach," to be submitted to the Journal of Production and Operations Management.
  7. Chu, C. H., "A Comparative Analysis of Pull Policies in a JIT Environment," to be submitted to Journal of Operations Management.

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RESEARCH (FUNDING) EXPERIENCE:

  1. Principal Investigator (with Wang, Y. F. and Yen, W. L.), "Intelligent Technology for Manufacturing Cell Formation and Group Scheduling," National Science Foundation of China, December 1998. (Pending).
  2. Principal Investigator (with Wang, Y. F. and Hu, P. M.), "Genetic Algorithms for Multi-Criteria Cell Formation Problems," Science & Technology Committee, Hebei Province, China. December 1998. Awarded.
  3. Principal Investigator (with Chen, C. H., Fang, D. and Thomson, A.), "A Synthetic Learning Environment (SLE) for Engineering Globalization Curriculum," National Science Foundation, December 1998. (Pending)
  4. Principal Investigator, "Business Summer Study Abroad in China," Leader Grant, Study Abroad Center, Iowa State University, December 1998. (Pending)
  5. Principal Investigator, "Business Summer Study Abroad in China," Initial Site Visit Grant, Study Abroad Center, Iowa State University, November 1998. Awarded $1,440.
  6. Principal Investigator (with Zhu, D.), "Empirical Study of Issues in Information Security," Special Research Initiation Grant, Iowa State University Foundation, October 1998 (Denied).
  7. Principal Investigator, "Business Summer Study Abroad in China," International Summer Study Tour Grant, College of Business, Iowa State University, October 1998. Awarded $9,000.
  8. Co-Principal Investigator, "A Synthetic Learning Environment (SLE) for Global Manufacturing Education Reform," Promag Program, Iowa State University, 1998. Awarded $17,000.
  9. "Implications of Sun Tzu's Art of War for Business," Submitted to Chiang Ching-Kuo Foundation for International Scholarly Exchange, October 1997. (Denied).
  10. Co-Principal Investigator, "A Synthetic Learning Environment for Global Manufacturing Education," 1997-98 Internationalization/Globalization Grants, Council on International Program, Iowa State University, 1997. Awarded $20,000.
  11. "Developing Prototypes of Computer-Aided Instruction Module in Operations Management Using Multimedia," Competitive Summer Research Grants, College of Business, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, 1995. Awarded $6,000 ($1,000 for hardware and software).
  12. Member of project team, "Site Licenses for the Information Engineering Facility (IEF) CASE Tool (developed by Texas Instrument)," sponsored by Pioneer Corporation, 1993-1997. Awarded $75,000.
  13. Co-principal Investigator, "Agile Macro-Electronics Manufacturing Research Institute (AMEMRI)," a proposal submitted to Agile Manufacturing, National Science Foundation (NSF), August 1993. (Denied).
  14. "Manufacturing Cell Formation in a Fuzzy Environment," Iowa Center for Emerging Manufacturing Technology, January 1993. Awarded $15,000.
  15. "Cellular Manufacturing: Issues, Models, and Systems," submitted to the Engineering Research Deployment Teaching initiative, National Science Foundation (NSF), January 1993. (Denied)
  16. "A Neural Network Approach to the Analysis of Control Charts," Competitive Summer Research Grants, College of Business, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, 1993. Awarded $5,000.
  17. "Site Licenses for the Theory of Constraints Simulators," The Avraham Y. Goldratt Institute, August 1991. Awarded retail value of up to $40,000.
  18. Received two DEC UNIX workstations from the Project Vincent, Iowa State University, June 1991. Awarded retail value for up to $20,000.
  19. "A Critical Analysis of Japanese Manufacturing Success and Its Adaptability," a proposal submitted to the Japan Foundation Fellowship Program, November 1990. (Denied).
  20. "NWP: NeuralWorks Professional II (PC Version)," NeuralWare, Inc. Pittsburgh, PA., October 1990. Awarded retail value about $5,000.
  21. Received four DEC UNIX workstations from the Project Vincent, Iowa State University, May 1990. Awarded retail value for up to $50,000.
  22. "A Fuzzy Clustering Approach to Manufacturing Cell Formation," Competitive Summer Research Grants, College of Business, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, 1990. Awarded $5,000.
  23. "An Integer Optimization Model for Forming Machine Cells," Professional Advancement Grant, Graduate College at Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, 1989/1990. Awarded $500.
  24. "An Efficient 01 Integer Programming Model for Manufacturing Cellular Formation," Competitive Summer Research Grants, College of Business, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, 1989. $5,000.
  25. "An Integrated Decision Supports System for Production Management Simulation," ISU Achievement Foundation, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, 1987/1988. Awarded $2,954.
  26. "Site Licenses for INMAS II: The Integrated Manufacturing Software Series," (Inventory, Bill of Materials, MRP, JC/WIP, Purchasing, Sales Order Entry, Payroll, and INQUIRE), MC Software, Davis, CA, August 1987. Awarded retail value for $8,925.
  27. "A Micro-Based DSS for Line Balancing," Bernard M. Baruch College, City University of New York (CUNY), New York, 1985/1986. $3,000.

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AWARDS AND HONORS:

  1. Chief Academic Advisor, School of Management, Hebei University of Technology, Tianjin, China.. 1998-Now.
  2. JSPS Short-Term Invitation Fellowship for Research in Japan, National Science Foundation (NSF) and Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS), Summer 1997. More than $25,000 was granted to support my research in Japan.
  3. Certified Jonah, Avraham Y. Goldratt Institute, Connecticut, June 1991.
  4. Excellent Research Award of the year, College of Business, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, 1991.
  5. Faculty Improvement Leave, Faculty Senate, Iowa State University, September 1990. To study and conduct research in Japan for one year.
  6. Winner of the 1989 Best Theoretical/Empirical Research Paper Award, National DSI Conference, Decision Sciences Institute, November 1989.
  7. Runnerup, Research Paper Award, College of Business, Iowa State University, 1989.
  8. Outstanding Young Men of America in 1988, Board of Advisor, Outstanding Young Men of America, Montgomery, Alabama, 1988.
  9. Beta Gamma Sigma National Honor Society in Business and Management, by the Pennsylvania State University, University Park, 1985.
  10. CPIM - certified in Production and Inventory Management, American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS), May 1983.
  11. Certified in Methods-Time-Measurement (MTM1), MTM Association for Standard and Research, 1978.
  12. Fellowships, the Ministry of Education, Taiwan, R.O.C. 19761978.
  13. Certified in Civil Service (Industrial Engineering), Ministry of Examination, Taiwan, R.O.C., 1974. The level of certification is equivalent to the Professional Engineer (PE) examination in the United States.
  14. Chung Yuan Honor Society, Chung Yuan University, Chungli, Taiwan, 1974.

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PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES (SERVICES):

  1. Editorial Review Board, Journal of Production and Operations Management, 1991present.
  2. Editorial Review Board, Journal of End User Computing, 1992-present.
  3. Program Committee, GECCO Genetic and Evolutionary Computation Conference, 1999.
  4. International Scientific Committee, Second International SIGEF (Sociedad Internacional De Gestion Y Economia Fuzzy) Conference, Society for Fuzzy and Multi-Valued Logic in Economy and Management, 1995.
  5. Committee Member of the Strategic Planning for International Affairs, Decision Science Institute (DSI), 1993-1995.
  6. Board Member, Central Iowa Chapter, American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS), 1993-1994.
  7. Editorial Review Board, Journal of Microcomputer Systems Management, 1989-1992. (Name changed to the Journal of End User Computing).
  8. Japanese Society of Fuzzy Theory and Systems (SOFT): Member, 1992-present.
  9. The Institute of Management Science (TIMS): Member, 1989-1995.
  10. American Association for Artificial Intelligence (AAAI): Member, 1988-1991.
  11. American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS): Student Member, 1980-1984; Member, 1984present.
  12. Decision Sciences Institute (DSI): Student member, 1983-1984; Member, 1984-present.
  13. Newsletter Editor, Central Iowa Chapter, APICS. 1987-1989.
  14. Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE): Student member 1980-1983; Associate member, 1983-1984; Member, 1984-1987; Senior member, 1987-1990.
  15. MTM Association for Standards and Research: Member, 1980-1982.
  16. Society for Manufacturing Engineers (SME): Student member, 1980-1983.
  17. Ad hoc Reviewer for the following journals in the subjects of cellular manufacturing, decision support systems, expert systems, fuzzy logic, neural networks, inventory management, and computer integrated manufacturing (CIM).
    • Journal of Operations Management.
    • Operations Research.
    • IIE Transactions.
    • OMEGA: The International Journal of Management Science.
    • European Journal of Operational Research.
    • International Journal of Production Research.
    • Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing.
    • International Journal of Production Economics.
    • Computers and Industrial Engineering.
    • Intelligent Automation and Soft Computing.
  18. Session Chair, 3rd International Conference on Fuzzy Logic, Neural Networks, and Soft Computing, Kyushu Japan, August 1994.
  19. Session Chairman, National Meeting of TIMS/ORSA, Nashville, TN, May 1991.
  20. Session Chairman, 2nd International Meeting of Information Resources Management, Memphis, TN, May 1991.
  21. Session Chairman, National Meeting of Decision Sciences Institute, San Diego, CA, November 1990.
  22. Session Chairman, 2nd International Conference on Comparative Management, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, June 1989.
  23. Discussant, National Meeting of Decision Science Institute, 1990.
  24. Reviewer, National Meeting of Decision Science Institute (DSI), 1986, 1989, 1993.
  25. Reviewer & Discussant, Northeast meeting of Decision Science Institute (DSI), New York City, March 1985.
  26. Reviewer, International APICS Meeting, 1984, 1985.

UNIVERSITY SERVICES:

University:

  1. Work Group Administrator at the College of Business, University-wide computer networks (Project Vincent), Iowa State University, 1992-present.
College:
  1. Computer Committee, 1990/1991 (chair); 1992/1993; 1997/1998.
  2. Curriculum Committee, 1989/1990; 1996-1997.
  3. Ad hoc Committee, Information Technology with Sauer Sunstand Corp., 1996.
  4. International Business Committee, 1995/1996.
  5. Ad hoc Committee on implementing Information Engineering Facility (IEF) CASE Tool (developed by Texas Instruments) to MGMT 432 (Information Systems Analysis). 1993-1997.
  6. Faculty advisor to the ISUPICS (Iowa State Student chapter of APICS), 1993-1995.
  7. Faculty Development Committee (as chair for several special events), 1993-1995.
  8. Promotion and Tenure Committee, 1994/1995.
  9. Ad hoc Committee on Faculty Computer Resource, 1994/1995.
  10. Coordinator for the Information and Technology Management Seminar Series, 1992-1993.
  11. Academic Standard Committee, 1988/1989.
  12. Ad hoc Committee on Math 150 & 151, 1987. (Examined the appropriate contents for using computer in class)
  13. Ad hoc Committee on the textbook selection for Math 150 & 151, 1988.
Department (Management):
  1. Curriculum Committee, 1994 - 1997 (Chair, 1996 - 1997) (The main charge is to reengineer the Management curricula, to establish an undergraduate operations management within the Department of Management, to establish MBA specialization in Manufacturing and Quality and information systems, to manage student outcome assessment).
  2. Ad hoc Curriculum Committee, 1994.
  3. Promotion and Tenure Committee (chair), 1990.
  4. Area Coordinator - MIS, 1988/1990. (My main charge was to examine the undergraduate MIS major within the Department of Management.)
  5. Area Coordinator - Operations Management, 1987/1988, 1989/1990.
  6. TQM Approach to the Improvement of Teaching MGMT 318, 1992/1993.

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GRADUATE STUDENTS SUPERVISION:

Ph.D. Supervision:

  1. J. Li, Computer Integrated Manufacturing Systems, College of Engineering, Hebei University of Technology, China. (Current).
  2. Chang-Chun Tsai, "Manufacturing Cell Formation in a Fuzzy Environment ," Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering, Iowa State University, August 1995.

Ph.D. Committees:

  1. Shi-Jer Lou, "Development of Four In-Process Surface Recognition Systems to Predict Surface Roughness in End Milling," Department of Industrial Education and Technology, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, December 1987.
  2. Shyanglin Lee, "Robotic Assemblability Evaluation," Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, August 1992.
  3. Brain Lee Heemsbergen, "A New Multilevel Lot Sizing Heuristic for MRP Inventory Systems," Department of Industrial Engineering, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, June 1989.
  4. WeiPen Kenny Tsai, "The Life Cycle Depreciation (LCD) Model," Department of Industrial Engineering, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, October 1988.
  5. SuChao Chiou, "A Study of the Output Process of a Queuing System and Its Covariance Effect in Tandem Queues," Bernard M. Baruch College, City University of New York (CUNY), New York City, August 1986.
  6. Helen Wang, "Analysis of Certain Design Problems in the Context of the Flexible Manufacturing Systems (FMS)," Bernard M. Baruch College, City University of New York (CUNY), New York City, December 1985.

MS and MBA Supervision:

  1. Xiaodan Wu, "Genetic Algorithm for Manufacturing Cell Formation and Group Scheduling," School of Management, Hebei University of Technology, China.. (Current).
  2. Xiaoning Zhang, "Intelligent Technology for Detecting External Systems Intrusion," College of Business, Iowa State University. (Current).
  3. Ying (Carrie) Yu, "Corporation Acquisition and Merge Decision: A Neural Network Approach," College of Business, Iowa State University. (Current).
  4. Yingke Zhou, "Genetic Algorithms for Risk Assessment of Advanced Technology," College of Business, Iowa State University. (Current).
  5. Carey Chou, Genetic Algorithms for Communication Networks Design, College of Business, Iowa State University. May 1998.
  6. Amelia Wong, Applying Quality Function Deployment (QFD) to Software Information Systems Development, Graduate College, Iowa State University. May 1998.
  7. Yan Zhou, A Comparative Evaluation of Adaptive Resonance Theory (ART) Neural Networks, College of Business, Iowa State University. May 1997.
  8. Edward Chang, "Neural Networks for Selected Optimization Problems," Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering, Iowa State University. August 1996.
  9. Ding Wang, "Strategies and Framework of Technological Diffusion in China," Graduate College, Iowa State University. August 1995.
  10. Te-Chin Chang, "Modeling JIT Production Systems with Kanban Using Petri Nets," College of Business, Iowa State University, May 1995.
  11. Chou, Chung-I, "Neural Network Approaches for Control Charts Analysis," College of Business, Iowa State University, May 1995.
  12. Ling-Feng Li, "A Heuristic Approach Based on the Set Theory for Manufacturing Cell Formation," College of Business, Iowa State University, May 1993.
  13. David Sutandae, "A Heuristic Algorithm for Capacity Requirement Planning," College of Business, Iowa State University, July 1991.
  14. WeiLing Shih, "A Simulated Annealing Based Heuristic for Manufacturing Cell Formation," College of Business, Iowa State University, July 1991.
  15. Patchara Nuntavoraset, "An Expert System for Financial Planning," College of Business, Iowa State University, May 1991.
  16. Randal Lee Fingarson, "The Development of Warranty Information Systems," College of Business, Iowa State University, November 1990.
  17. Djohan Widjaja, "The Design of a Neural Network Based Forecasting System," College of Business, Iowa State University, December 1990.
  18. Juei-Juan Hsu, "A Knowledge-Based Prototype Systems for Personal Asset Mix Selection," College of Business, Iowa State University, July 1990.
  19. Hongjin Choi, "Comparisons of Learning Curve Models: An Experimental Analysis," College of Business, Iowa State University, April 1990.
  20. Kar-Yan Tsang, "On the Development of a Forecasting Expert System," College of Business, Iowa State University, April 1990.
  21. Anastasia Rosalina Lourits, "An Analytical Hierarchy Process Model for Evaluating Accounting Information Systems," College of Business, Iowa State University, January 1990.
  22. Douglas J. Leif, "Requirement Analysis of a Nutritional Expert System," College of Business, Iowa State University, December 1989.
  23. Peiching Pan, "A Comparison of Hierarchical Clustering Techniques for Manufacturing Cell Formation," College of Business, Iowa State University, August 1988.
  24. May-Shing Tsai, "A Comparison of Three Array-Based Clustering Techniques for Manufacturing Cell Formation," College of Business, Iowa State University, May 1988.

MS and MBA Committees:

  1. Cheng-Ching Yao, Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering, Iowa State University. (Current).
  2. Yen-Lin Wang, Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering, Iowa State University. (Current).
  3. M. Noval Triadi, Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering, Iowa State University. (In Progress).
  4. Eka S. Yonatan, Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering, Iowa State University. (In Progress).
  5. Cheng-Ching Yao, Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering, Iowa State University. (In Progress).
  6. Pongchai Athikomrattanakul, Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering, Iowa State University. May 1998.
  7. Wanida Kananam, Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering, Iowa State University. May 1998.
  8. Ming-Lung Sung, Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering, Iowa State University. May 1998.
  9. Denny Charlie, Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering, Iowa State University, May 1997.
  10. Pathumnakul Supachai, Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering, Iowa State University. December 1986.
  11. Wei-Chin Chuang, Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering, Iowa State University. December 1986.
  12. Kristine Bendiken, College of Engineering, Iowa State University, August 1995.
  13. Wai Siang Lim, Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering, Iowa State University, August 1994.
  14. Cheng-Kung Wu, Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering, Iowa State University, May 1994.
  15. BarBara Holden, College of Business, Iowa State University, August, 1993.
  16. Jain Gautam, Department of Industrial Engineering, Iowa State University, December 1990.
  17. Liana Halim, College of Business, Iowa State University, July 1990.
  18. Chiu Chen, College of Business, Iowa State University, June 1990.
  19. Do-Hyung Youh, College of Business, Iowa State University, May 1990.
  20. Hen-Chin Chen, Department of Political Science (M.P.A. Program), Iowa State University, May 1990.
  21. Yu-Wen Pai, College of Business, Iowa State University, April 1990.
  22. Xiaodong Xie, Department of Industrial Engineering, Iowa State University, December 1989.
  23. Mavio Ashok Pereira, Department of Industrial Engineering, Iowa State University, July 1989.
  24. Ismail Chamdani, Department of Industrial Engineering, Iowa State University, July 1989.
  25. LiChao Jennifer Wang, College of Business, Iowa State University, May 1989.
  26. Tim Cmelik, College of Business, Iowa State University, October 1988.

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PERSONAL INFORMATION:

  • Date of Birth: June 22, 1951.
  • Marital Status: Married with 2 children.
  • Citizenship: United States of America.

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