Multi-objective Robust Stochastic Planning and Scheduling of Healthcare Service Providers, National Science Foundation, September, 2009 – August 2012 (joint with Sanjay Mehrotra, Heron Rodriguez and Debra DaRosa).
COLLABORATIVE RESEARCH: Optimizing the supply chain for cost and carbon footprint, National Science Foundation August, 2009 – July 2012.
Yield Management Opportunities at Carry Transit, Carry Transit, January, 2007 – December, 2007 (joint with K. Smilowitz and T. Homem-de-Mello).
Risk Management in Supply Chain Design and Operations, National Science Foundation, March, 2005 – February 2008 (joint work with S. Chopra ).
Integrated Location-Inventory Models Under Uncertainty, Office of Naval Research, January 2005 – June, 2006 (joint work with C. Coullard).
COLLABORATIVE RESEARCH: Integrated supply chain design for customer service, robustness and information systems, National Science Foundation,August, 2002 – July, 2004
SGER: Solution Evaluation Methods of Multi-objective Combinatorial Optimization Algorithms, National Science Foundation, August, 2001-July 2002(joint work with C. Coullard).
Stochastic Multi-Objective Location, Inventory and Routing Models for Perishable Commodities, National Science Foundation, September, 1998 – August, 2002 (joint work with A. Hurter and C. Coullard).
Models of Production and Distribution for Perishable Commodities, National Science Foundation, September 1996-August 1999 (joint work with A. Hurter and C. Coullard).
Modeling And Solving Large-Scale Production, Location And Distribution Problems For Time-Sensitive Products, National Science Foundation, September 1995 – August, 1998 (joint work with A. Hurter and C. Coullard)
Models of Production and Distribution for Perishable Commodities, National Science Foundation, October 1993-September 1996 (joint work with A. Hurter and M. Van Buer).
National Science Foundation Presidential Young Investigator Award, July 1984-January 1990,. (Industrial matching funds from General Motors Corporation; National Science Foundation Funds).
Analysis of Errors and Their Propagation Among Interrelated Transportation Models, Urban Mass Transportation Administration, October 1984-November 1985, co-principal investigator, with F. Koppelman.
Development of a Search Model for Alternate Transit Fare Policies, Urban Mass Transportation Administration, September, 1982-May 1984, co-principal investigator with J. Schofer.
Location Techniques for Finite Capacity Service Centers Subject to Random Breakdowns, National Science Foundation, May 1980- October, 1982.
Development of a Model of Lightering Operations, Maritime Administration,September 1980-May 1982.
Other Externally Funded Grants
Optimal Investment Allocation of Automakers and Electricity Generators in a Carbon Constrained World, Ford Motor Company, January 2011 – June 2012 (joint with S. Skerlos).
Matching funds for COLLABORATIVE RESEARCH: Integrated supply chain design for customer service, robustness and information systems, General Motors, January, 2003 – August, 2004.
Vehicle Routing, USA Floral Products, Inc., June, 1999-December, 1999.
Summer Internship at Heartland Blood Centers, June, 1996 – September 1996.
Rationalizing And Standardizing Steel Coil Purchases: A Systemic Approach, General Motors, September 1994-December 1995.
Bloodbank Scheduling for Heartland Blood Centers, Heartland Blood Centers, co-principal investigator with P. Jones, July 1992-September 1992.
Models and Algorithms for Dynamic Vehicle Routing and Positioning, United Parcel Service Foundation, January 1993-January 1994.
Optimization of Materials Sourcing, Thermo-King Corporation, Phase I :January 1990-January 1991, co-investigator with P. Jones; Phase II : September 1992-March 1994, co-investigator with P. Jones.
United Parcel Service Grant, co-principal investigator with J. Schofer, R. Braeutigam and P. Jovanis, January 1983-December 1986.
Analysis of Emergency Medical Service Location Alternatives in Austin, Texas, City of Austin, September 1978-August 1980, co-principal investigator with D. Eaton(1979-1980).
Internally Funded Research
Applied Location Modeling, Northwestern University Transportation Center, June-August 1981.
Analysis of the Effects of Inventory Handling on Port Operations, Northwestern University Transportation Center, June-August 1981.
Modeling Supertanker Lightering, Northwestern University Transportation Center,August 1980.
Development of Analytic and Simulation Capabilities for Deepwater Ports, University of Texas Bureau of Engineering Research, September 1978-August 1979.