- Systems Engineering
- Engineering Economy
- Multiattribute Decision Making
- Design Optimization
Awards & Honors:
Professor, Industrial Engineering Cullen College of Engineering, 1970 to Present
Lectures to NASA/Johnson Space Center, to Naval Research Laboratories, Washington, D.C., Army Research Institute and other government and industrial agencies: System Engineering and Logistics, Systems Design, Planning and Development Support Systems, Decision and Optimization Models, Information Systems, Long Range Planning, and Management for High Technology, Strategic Planning, Integrated Logistics Support (1976 to Present)
Lectures and short courses to industry on: Engineering Design and Systems Theory, Production Management, Planning, and Control; Logistics Theory; Engineering Management, Operations Management, Organization Theory, Applied Quantitative Methods, Information Systems, and Technological Forecasting. Developed curricula and courses at Doctoral, Masters, and Baccalaureate levels (1964 to Present)
Books / Book Chapters
Manned Systems Design: Methods, Equipment, and Applications, Chapter 2, edited by J. Moraal and K.F. Kraiss, Plenum Publishing Co., NY, 1981.
Design, Planning, and Development Methodology, Prentice-Hall, Inc., Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 1977.
"Advanced Methodology for complex Pipeline Optimization," with Travis E. Stripling, Ph.D., P.E., K. B. Elqohary, Consultant, Proceedings of International Pipeline Conference, Calqavy, Canada, September 29, 2002.
"Logistics Education at the University of Houston," Logistics Spectrum, Society of Logistics Engineers, Fall, 1995.
"A Multi-Criteria Evaluation of Space Shuttle APU Modification Alternatives," The Annals of the Society of Logistics Engineers, 2(2), pp. 1-22, Winter, 1992.
"Enhancement of the Knowledge Acquisition Process in Designing Expert Systems," The Annals of the Society of Logistics Engineers, 2(1), pp.71-82, Spring, 1992.
Multiple Criterion Function in a Development of the Optimal Maintenance For Toroidal Manufacturing, Piynanid Choophaichitr, 2002.
Multiple Criterion Function Methods in Design with Varying Relative Weights, Charles Willow, 1999.
Design Decision Making with Multiple Interacting Criteria and Varying Relative Weights J. V. Simons, Jr., 1989.
An Interactive System Design Heuristic W.H. McCumber, 1988.
A Structured Optimization Method for Information Resource Management R. Peschke, 1985.
Strategic Design and Decision Support Methodology for Large Scale Advanced Technological Systems A. Wu (co-chaired with F. Mistree, Mech. Engr.), 1983.
Analysis of Interaction of Multiple Criteria with Application to Large Scale System Design J. Folkeson, 1982.
Methodology for Optimal Selection of Off-Shore Drilling Vessels C. Zumwalt, 1979.
Capacity Planning Considerations in the Context of Design R. Chehlaoui, 1975.