Recent Faculty Publications

Selected Publications of IMSE Faculty 2017-2018 (*Indicates IMSE PhD students /graduates)

Serkan Gunpinar, and G. Centeno. "An integer programming approach to the bloodmobile routing problem" Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review, V.86, pp. 94-115, 2016.

Grisselle Centeno, Susana Lai-Yuen, Iman Nekooeimehr*, Audra Banaszak, Ashley Ishak, Impact of Healthcare-related Pedagogical Interventions on Student Motivation and Retention, IISE, 2016.

Florentino Rico, Grisselle Centeno, Sharmin Mithy*, "Fuzzy Approach for Selection of Treatment Strategy in Cancer Treatment", IISE, 2016.

Grisselle Centeno, Susana Lai-Yuen, Iman Nekooeimehr* Increasing Diversity in Engineering through Healthcare Applications, AAAS Conference, Washington DC, 2016.

Kimberly A. French, Victor S. Mancini, Tammy D. Allen, Michelle Hughes Miller, Grisselle Centeno, Eun Sook Kim – "Faculty Time Allocation: A latent profile", SIOP's 32nd Annual Conference.

1- *Pal, A.*, Charkhgard, H. ''A Feasibility Pump and Local Search Based Heuristic for Bi-objective Pure Integer Linear Programming", Submitted to INFORMS Journal On Computing.

2- Dai, R.*, Charkhgard, H. ''Bi-objective mixed integer linear programming for managing building clusters with a shared electrical energy storage", Submitted to Computers & Operations Research.

Charkhgard, H., Subramanian, V.*, Silva, W., Das T. ''An integer linear programming formulation for removing nodes in a network to minimize the spread of influenza virus infections", Submitted to Computers & Operations Research.

Charkhgard, H., Eshragh A. ''Best subset selection via modern multi-objective optimization techniques ", Ready to be submitted to Statistics & Probability Letters.

Haider Z.*, Charkhgard, H., Kwon C. ''A robust optimization approach for solving problems in conservation planning", Ready to be submitted to Methods in Ecology and Evolution.

Dai, R*., Charkhgard, H. ''An improved balanced box method for bi-objective integer linear programming", Ready to be submitted to Operations Research Letter.

Charkhgard, H., Takallo M, Haider Z*. ''A new method for solving bi-objective autonomous vehicles scheduling problem under uncertainty", Ready to be submitted to European Journal of Operations Research.

Chung, S. H. and C. Kwon (2016), "Integrated Supply Chain Management for Perishable Products: Dynamics and Oligopolistic Competition Perspectives with Application to Pharma- ceuticals", International Journal of Production Economics, 179, 117–129.

Esfandeh, T., R. Batta, and C. Kwon, "Time-Dependent Hazardous-materials Network Design Problem", Transportation Science.

Kumar, A. A., J. E. Kang, C. Kwon, and A. Nikolaev (2016), "Inferring Origin-Destination Pairs and Utility-Based Travel Preferences for Shared Mobility Systems Users in a Multi-Modal Environment", Transportation Research Part B: Methodological, 91, 270–291.

Sun, L.∗, M. H. Karwan, C. Kwon (2016), "Implications of Cost Equity Consideration in Hazmat Network Design", Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 2567, Transportation Research Board, Washington, D.C., 2016, pp. 67–77.

Esfandeh, T., C. Kwon, R. Batta (2016), "Regulating Hazardous Materials Transportation by Dual Toll Pricing", Transportation Research Part B: Methodological, 83, 20–35.

Sun, L.∗, M. Karwan, and C. Kwon (2016), "Incorporating Driver Behaviors in Network Design Problems: Challenges and Opportunities", Transport Reviews, 36(4), 454–478.

Hwang, H., J. Park, S. H. Chang, N. Attard, S. Wells, C. Kwon, K. Friedman (2015), "The Ties that Bind: Economic and Freight Transportation Implications of U.S.-Canada Border Bridges Using a Bi-national Transportation Network-Combined Economic Model", Research in Transportation Business & Management, 16, 32–49.

Sun, L., M. Karwan, and C. Kwon (2016), "Robust Hazmat Network Design Problems Considering Risk Uncertainty", Transportation Science, 50(4), 1188–1203.

Toumazis, I∗. and C. Kwon (2016), "Worst-case Conditional Value-at-Risk Minimization for Hazardous Materials Transportation", Transportation Science, 50(4), 1174–1187.

C. Kwon (2016), Julia Programming for Operations Research: A Primer on Computing, 7.5" x 9.25". 246 pages. ISBN-10: 153332879X, ISBN-13: 978-1533328793.

Nekooeimehr, I*., and Lai-Yuen, S., "Cluster-based Weighted Oversampling for Ordinal Regression (CWOS-Ord)," Neurocomputing, 218, 2016, pp. 51-60. Impact Factor: 2.471.

Herrera, M., Piegl, L., Lai-Yuen, S., and Zhang, X., "A Knowledge Management System for Integrating Western and Traditional Chinese Medicine for Relational Diagnosis," Journal of Engineering in Medicine, 2016, pp. 1-13. Impact Factor: 0.996.

S. Chen*, L. Lu* and M. Li , "Multi-state Reliability Demonstration Tests", accepted, Quality Engineering, 2017.

X. Sun*, Z. Lou, M. Li, N. Kong and P. Parikh, Predictive Modeling of Care Demand and Transition, accepted, book chapter in Stochastic Modeling and Analytics in Healthcare Systems, Word Scientific Publishing.

M. Li, J. Han, and J. Liu, "Bayesian Nonparametric Modeling of Heterogeneous Time-to-event Data with an Unknown Number of Sub-populations," IISE Transaction, Vol. 49, No. 5, pp. 481-492, 2017.

M. Li, H. Guo, W. Zhang and J. Liu, "Designing System Reliability Demonstration Test with Multi-level Information Aggregation and Risk Evaluation," IEEE Transaction on Reliability, Vol. 66, No. 1, pp. 135-147, 2017.

L. Lu, M. Li and A. Christine, "Multiple Objective Optimization in Reliability Demonstration Test," submitted to Journal of Quality Technology. Vol. 48, No. 4, pp. 1-18, 2016.

S. Chen, W. Kearns, J. Fozard and M. Li, "Personalized Fall Risk Assessment for Long-term Care Service Improvement," IEEE Annual Proceedings in Reliability and Maintainability Symposium (RAMS), Jan 23-26, 2017.

H. Nguyen*, X. Sun*, Z. Zhang and M. Li, "Real-Time Health Monitoring of Wind Turbine Gearbox Performance," Proceedings of the Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference, Pittsburgh, PA., May 20-23, 2017.

Cimenler, Oguz; Reeves, Kingsley A.; Skvoretz, John; et al. JOURNAL OF MODELLING IN MANAGEMENT Volume: 11 Issue: 2 Pages: 585-611 Published: 2016.

Selected Publications of IMSE Faculty 2014-2015         (*Indicates IMSE PhD students /graduates)

*Rico, F. A., Centeno. G., *Kuznia, L., Steven, E.A., Torres-Roca, J.F., "Supervised Learning Methods for the Prediction of Tumor Radiosensivity to Preoperative Radiochemotherapy", International Journal of Radiation Oncology• Biology• Physics Volume 90, Issue 1, Pages S823

*Feijoo, F. and Das, T. K. 2015 Emissions control via carbon policies and microgrid generation: A bilevel model and Pareto analysis. Energy (Accepted) DOI 10.1016/

*Rocha, P., Das, T. K., *Nanduri, V., and Botterud, A. 2015. Impact of CO2 cap-and-trade programs on restructured power markets with generation capacity investments. Electric Power and Energy Systems, 71 (2015) 195-208.

*Abdollahian, M. and Das, T. K. 2015. A MDP model for breast and ovarian cancer intervention strategies for BRCA1/2 mutation carriers. IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics, v. 19, no. 2, March 2015, DOI 10.1109/JBHI.2014.2319246

*Martinez, D. L. and Das, T. K. 2014. Design of non-pharmaceutical intervention strategies for pandemic influenza outbreaks. BMC Public Health 2014, 14: 1328, doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-14-1328.

Prieto, D.* and Das, T. K. 2014. An Operational Epidemiological Model for Calibrating Agent-based Simulations of Pandemic Outbreaks. Health Care Management Science

Feijoo, F.* and Das, T. K. 2014. Design of Pareto Optimal CO2 Cap-and-Trade Policies for Deregulated Electricity Networks. Applied Energy, Volume 119, 15 April, Pages 371–383. DOI:

Huang, S., Li, J., Lamb, G., Schmitt, M., and Fowler, J., 2014. Multi-data Fusion for Enterprise Quality Improvement by a Multilevel Latent Response Model, IIE Transactions.

Huang, S., Kong, Z.Y. and Huang, W.Z., 2014, High-Dimensional Process Monitoring and Change Point Detection Using Embedding Distributions in Reproducing Kernel Hilbert Space (RKHS), IIE Transactions.

Yampikulsakul, N., Byon, E., Huang, S. and Sheng, S.W., 2014, Condition Monitoring of Wind Power System with Non-Parametric Regression Analysis, IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion.

*Onal, S., Lai-Yuen, S., Bao, P., Weitzenfeld, A., and Hart, S., "Automated Localization of Multiple Pelvic
Bone Structures on MRI", Accepted for publication in IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health
Informatics, 2015.

*Onal, S., Lai-Yuen, S., Bao, P., Weitzenfeld, A., Hogue, D., and Hart, S., "Quantitative Assessment of New MRI-based Measurements to Differentiate Low and High Stages of Pelvic Organ Prolapse using Support Vector Machines", International Urogynecology Journal, 26(5), 2015, pp. 707-713

Onal, S*., Lai-Yuen, S., Bao, P., Weitzenfeld, A., and Hart, S., 2014. "MRI based Segmentation of Pelvic Bone for Evaluation of Pelvic Organ Prolapse," IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics.

Onal, S*., Lai-Yuen, S., Bao, P., Weitzenfeld, A., Green, K., Kedar, R., and Hart, S., 2014. "Assessment of a Semi-Automated Pelvic Floor Measurement Model for the Evaluation of Pelvic Organ Prolapse," International Urogynecology Journal.

Onal, S.*, Lai-Yuen, S., Bao, P., Weitzenfeld, A., and Hart, S., 2013."Image based Measurements for Evaluation of Pelvic Organ Prolapse," Journal of Biomedical Science and Engineering, 6(1), pp. 45-55.

*Cimenler, O., Reeves, K. A., and Skvoretz, J., "A regression analysis of researchers' social network metrics on their citation
*Aden-Buie, G., Kaw, A., Yalcin, A., On comparing final examination formats in a STEM course, International Journal of Engineering Education.

Li Q. and Savachkin A., 2013. A heuristic approach to the design of fortified distribution networks, Transportation Research part E, 50, 138-148.

Li Q. and Savachkin A., 2014. Reliable distribution networks design with nonlinear fortification function. International Journal of Systems Science

*Rico, F., Yalcin, A., Eikman, E.E., Technology Integration Performance Assessment Using Lean Principles in Healthcare, American Journal of Medical Quality, May/June 2014

Cheng, C., Sa-ngasoongsong A., Beyca, O., Le, T., Yang ,H., Kong, Z., Bukkapatnam, S. T. S., Time series forecasting for nonlinear and nonstationary processes: a review and comparative study, IIE Transactions, 2014, DOI: 10.1080/0740817X.2014.999180

Yang, H., and Kundakcioglu, E., Healthcare intelligence: turning data into knowledge, IEEE Intelligent Systems, Vol. 29, No. 3, p54-68, 2014, DOI: 10.1109/MIS.2014.45

Yang, H., and *Chen, Y., Heterogeneous recurrence monitoring and control of nonlinear stochastic processes, Chaos, Vol. 24, No. 1, p013138, 2014, DOI: 10.1063/1.4869306

Yang, H. and G. Liu*, 2013. Self-organized topology of recurrence-based complex networks, Chaos, Vol. 23, No. 4, p043116, DOI: 10.1063/1.4829877

Yang, H., C. Kan*, G. Liu*, and Y. Chen*, 2013. Spatiotemporal differentiation of myocardial infarctions, IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, Vol. 10, No. 4, p938-947, DOI: 10.1109/TASE.2013.2263497

Du, D.*, H. Yang, S. Norring, and E. Bennett, 2013. In-silico modeling of glycosylation modulation dynamics in hERG channels and cardiac electrical signaling, IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics (Feature in IEEE journal website), Vol. 18, No. 1, p205-214, DOI: 10.1109/JBHI.2013.2260864

D. Du*, H. Yang, A. Ednie, and E. Bennett, Statistical metamodeling and sequential design of computer experiments to model glyco-altered gating of sodium channels in cardiac myocytes, IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics, 2015

H. Yang and Y. Chen*, Heterogeneous recurrence monitoring and control of nonlinear stochastic processes, Chaos, 2014.03, DOI: 10.1063/1.4869306

C. Kan*, K.P. Yip, and H. Yang, Two-phase greedy pursuit algorithm for automatic detection and characterization of transient calcium signaling, IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics, accepted and in press, 2014.03, DOI: 10.1109/JBHI.2014.2312293

G. Liu* and H. Yang, 2013. Multiscale adaptive basis function modeling of spatiotemporal cardiac electrical signals, IEEE Journal of Biomedical and Health Informatics, Vol. 17, No. 2, p484-492, DOI: 10.1109/JBHI.2013.2243842.

S. Norring, T. Schwetz, A. Ednie, D. Du*, H. Yang, and E. Bennett, 2013. Channel Sialic Acids Limit hERG Channel Activity During the Ventricular Action Potential, FASEB Journal, Vol. 27, No. 2, p622-631, DOI: 10.1096/fj.12-214387.

*Puertas, M., Zayas-Castro, J. L., Fabri, P. J., Statistical and prognostic analysis of dynamic changes of platelet count in ICU patients,  Physiological Measurement, Vol. 36, No. 5 (May 2015)

*Garcia, A., and Zayas Castro, J.L., "Interventions as an alternative to penalties in preventable readmissions," Journal of Hospital Administration, Vol 4, No 3, April 2015.

*Rico, F., *Liu, Y., *Martinez, D.A., Huang, S., Zayas-Castro, J.L., and Fabri, P.J., Preventable Readmission Risk Factors for Patients with Chronic Conditions, Journal for Healthcare Quality, 2015.

*Liu, Y., Zayas-Castro, J.L., Fabri, P.J., Huang, S., Learning high-dimensional networks with nonlinear interactions by a novel tree-embedded graphical model, Pattern Recognition Letters, Volume 49, pages 207-213, 2014.

Hartney, M., *Liu, Y., Velanovich, V., Fabri, P. J., Marcet, J., Grieco, M., Huang, S., Zayas-Castro, J. L., Bounceback branchpoints: Using conditional inference trees to analyze readmissions, Journal of Surgery Vol. 156, Issue 4, October 2014.

*Cure, L., Zayas-Castro, J. L., Fabri, P.J., Challenges and opportunities in the analysis of risk in healthcare, IIE Transaction on Healthcare Systems Engineering, Vol. 4, Issue 2, 2014.

Xie, X., Nachabe, M., & Zeng, B. (2014). Optimal scheduling of automatic flushing devices in water distribution system. Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management.

*An, Y and Zeng, B. (2015). Exploring the modeling capacity of two-stage robust optimization: Variants of robust unit commitment model , IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, 30(1), 109-122.

*An, Y., Zhang, Y., &  Zeng, B. (2015). The reliable hub-and-spoke design problem: Models and algorithms. Transportation Research Part B: Methodological, 77, 103-122.

Li, Z., Shahidehpour, M., Wu, W., Zeng, B., Zhang, B., Zheng, W., Decentralized Multi-Area Robust Generation Unit and Tie-Line Scheduling with Uncertain Wind Energy, (accepted) IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy, 2015.

Zeng, B., H. Zhao*, and M. Lawley, 2013.Primary-Care Clinic Overbooking and Its Impact on Patient No-shows. IIE Transactions on Healthcare Systems Engineering, in press (featured in IIE Magazine)

Zeng, B. and L. Zhao*, 2013. Solving Two-stage Robust Optimization Problems by A Column-and-Constraint Generation Method, Operations Research Letters, Vol. 41, 457-461, 2013

Zhao L.* and B. Zeng, 2013. Vulnerability Analysis of Power Grids with Line Switching, IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, Vol. 28, 2727-2736.

Y. Wei*, L. Zhao* and B. Zeng, 2013. Optimal Power Grid Protection through A Defender Attacker-Defender Model, Reliability Engineering and System Safety, Vol. 121, 83 – 89.