Industrial Engineering

Faculty

Don E. Deal
Don E. Deal, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus
Phone: 713-743-4191   |   Fax: 713-743-4190
Email: ddeal [at] uh [dot] edu

Education: 

Ph.D. University of Houston

Research Interests: 

Dr. Deal's research interest are in the areas of Scheduling, Heuristic Optimization, Probability and Applied Statistics, Taguchi Methods and Total Quality Managment.

Selected Publications

  • D. L. Santos, J. L. Hunsucker & D. E. Deal, "Flowmult: Permutation Sequences for Flow Shops with Multiple Processors," Journal of Information & Optimization Sciences, vol.16, no.2, pp. 351-366

    , 1995.
  • D. L. Santos, J. L. Hunsucker &v D. E. Deal, "Global Lower Bounds for Flow Shops with Multiple Processors," European Journal of Operational Research, vol. 80, no. 1, pp. 112-120

    , 1995.
  • P.C. Chou, Q. Zhong, Q.L. Li, A. Ignatiev, C.Y. Wang, E.E. Deal & J.G. Chen, "Optimization of JC of YBCO Thin Films Prepared by Photo-assisted MOVCD through Statistical Robust Design," accepted for publication; Journal of Applied Physics: Physica C- Superconductivity

    , 1995.
  • C.Y. Wang, J.G. Chen, D. Deal, P.C. Chou, Q. Zhong. Q.L. Li & A. Ignatiev, "Quality Improvement of Superconducting Thin Films Through Designed Experiments," in review, International Journal of Industrial Engineering

    , 1995.
  • D. L. Santos, J. L. Hunsucker & D. E. Deal, "An Evaluation of Sequencing Heuristics in Flow Shops with Multiple Processors," accepted for publication, Computers & Industrial Engineering

    , 1994.
  • Don E. Deal, Taeyong Yang & Steig Hallquist, "Job Scheduling in Petrochemical Production: Two-Stage Processing with Finite Intermediate Storage," Computers & Chemical Engineering, vol. 18, pp. 333 - 344

    , 1994.
  • Z. He, T. Yang & D. Deal, "A Multiple-Pass Heuristic Rule for Job Shop Scheduling with Due Dates," International Journal of Production Research., vol. 31, no. 11, pp. 2677 - 2692

    , 1993.
  • Don E. Deal & John L. Hunsucker, "The Two-Stage Flowshop Scheduling Problem with M Machines at Each Stage," Journal of Information & Optimization Sciences, vol. 12, no. 3, pp. 407-417

    , 1991.