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Expertise
Operations Research/ Management Science
Statistics/Research Methods
Decision Sciences

Research
Operations/Production Management
Scheduling and Materials Management

Education
Ph.D, 1984, The University of Houston - University Park, Quantitative Management Science AACSB Advanced Information Systems Faculty Development Institute

1987, Indiana University, Management Information Systems. M.B.A

1984, The University of Houston - University Park, B.S.

1973, The University of Madras, India, Mechanical Engineering.

Sample Publications

2010: P. Dileepan and Mohammad Ahmadi, "Scheduling Rules for a Small Dynamic Job-shop: A Simulation Approach," International Journal of Simulation Modelling, Vol. 9, No. 4, December 2010

 

2010: P. Dileepan and Lawrence P. Ettkin, “Not just for large companies: Benefits of Simulation Modeling for a Small Telephone Call Center,” Production and Inventory Management Journal, Vol. 46, No. 1, 2010

 

2008: Mohammad Ahmadi, P. Dileepan, Sarla R. Murgai, and Wendy Roth, “An exponential smoothing model for predicting traffic in the library and at the reference desk," The Bottom Line: Managing Library Finances, Vol. 21, No. 2, pp. 37 – 48, 2008 CP

2007: Beni Asllani, P. Dileepan, and Lawrence P. Ettkin, “A Methodology for Using Simulation to Optimize Emergency Mass Vaccination Parameters," Journal of Medical Systems, Volume 31, Number 6 / December, 2007 CP

2007: Beni Asllani, P. Dileepan, and Lawrence P. Ettkin, “Developing an Emergency Preparedness Plan: A Case for Simulation," Academy of Health Care Management Journal, Vol.3, No. 2, pp. 51 - 63, 2007 CP

2007: Mohammad Ahmadi, P. Dileepan, and Farhad Raiszadeh, “Is Powerpoint Evil? Students’ Perceptions,” Review of Business Research, Volume VII, Number 4, 2007 CP

2005: Marilyn M. Helms and P. Dileepan , “Transportation Issues for Supply Chain Management ,” Forthcoming, Business Forum, Vol. 27, No. 1, pp.8-13.

2004: P. Dileepan , “Minimizing Maximum Lateness in a no-wait two-machine flowshop,” Computer and Operations Research, Vol. 31, pp. 2111-2115.

2003: Tapan Sen, Joanne M. Sulek, and P. Dileepan, Static Scheduling Research to Minimize Weighted and Unweighted Tardiness: A State of the Art Survey, International Journal of Production Research, Vol. 83, pp. 1-12.

2003: Tapan Sen, Farhad Raiszadeh, and P. Dileepan, An Algorithm to Minimize Total Flowtime and Maximum Job Lateness in the Two- Machine Flowshop System, Journal of Information and Optimization Sciences, Vol. 24, No. 1, pp. 123-135.

2002: Thomas A. Gavin and P. Dileepan, Stress!! Analyzing the Culprits and Prescribing a Cure, Strategic Finance, pp. 50-55 November.

Professional Activities
Tennessee Valley Authority: Linear Programming modeling for power distribution
American Fiber Technologies, Inc.: Market analysis for light weight winter clothing
Reid Research Associates: Market Research for Hamilton Place mall
Sun-Chem International, Inc.: Inventory System
Orange Grove: Estimation of recycling volume
M&M Mars: 6-sigma training

Honors and Awards
Highly Commended Article award for the article, “An exponential smoothing model for predicting traffic in the library and at the reference desk," The Bottom Line: Managing Library Finances, Vol. 21, No. 2, pp. 37 – 48, 2008, by Emerald Literati Network, Awards for Excellence (2009)
Present The Henry Hart Professorship (2004)
UC Foundation Professorship (1991 - Present)
Outstanding Researcher (1990-91)
"Exceptional Merit" rating (1987-88, 1988-89, and 1991-92)
Summerfield Johnston Centennial Scholar (1988-91)
"Instructional Excellence Award" (1988)

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