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Dr Edmund L Prater

Professor
Last Updated: April 8, 2020
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Research Interests

Research Interests
My current focus is on Healthcare and Global Supply Chain Issues

Teaching Interests

Teaching Interests
Global Supply Chains Logistics Operations and Project Management

Biography

Biography

As a multidisciplinary individual I enjoy research, mentoring students and new ventures. Academically I focus on Healthcare and Supply Chain issues. Regarding students my goal is to ensure our PhD students succeed. In terms of venturing I speak at startup forums, am starting the Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans in Manufacturing, and begin new ventures as opportunity and time provide.

Education

Education

    • 1999 PhD in Operations Management
      Georgia Institute of Technology, 1999
    • 1999 PhD in Operations Management
      Georgia Institute Technology, 1999
    • 1996 MS in Systems Analysis, Industrial Engineering
      Georgia Institute of Technology, 1996
    • 1996 MS in Industrial Engineering
      Georgia Institute Technology, 1996
    • 1988 MS in Electrical Engineering
      Georgia Institute of Technology, 1988
    • 1988 MS in Electrical Engineering
      Georgia Institute Technology, 1988
    • 1986 BS in Electrical Engineering
      Tennessee Tech University, 1986
    • 1986 BS in Electrical Engineering
      Tennessee Technological University, 1986

Appointments

Appointments

    • 2011 to Present Visiting Professor
      German Graduate School (GGS) Heilbronn
      - Taught Global supply Chains as part of their MBA program.
    • 2007 to Present Owner and Principal
      Sarkissi Farms (Rendon, TX,
      Organic farm that supplies all natural foods to businesses and individuals. Also provides local hotshot trucking.
    • Aug 2001 to Present Professor
      ISOM, University of Texas at Arlington
      o Director of the Phd Program for the College of Business Administration o Director of the Texas Health Resources/UTA Medical Mini-MBA Program. o Associate Director of the Health Education Research Center (HERC) at UTA. o Instructor for Information Technology and Operations. This includes Business Data Communications and Global Supply Chain. · Research interests include metropolitan Medical Operations, Agile Manufacturing, Global Supply Chain issues and Small and Medium sized businesses.
    • 2005 to 2007 Adjunct Instructor
      Wright State University
      Developed and taught Global Supply Chains as part of their hybrid online Masters in Logistics Program
    • 2000 to 2001 Adjunct Instructor
      Georgia Institute of Technology (Atlanta, GA,
      Taught Global Operations and Supply Chain
    • 1998 to 2001 Assistant Professor
      Management, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (Chattanooga, TN,
      o Developed plan and began initial implementation for city-wide internet to boost innovation. Is currently the fastest high speed system in the country. http://money.cnn.com/2014/05/20/technology/innovation/chattanooga-internet/ o Developed Medical Mini MBA course in conjunction with Erlanger Health Systems and the University of Tennessee Medical System.
    • 1991 to 1994 Founder and Chief Operating Officer
      M/X International, Inc (St. Petersburg,
      Responsible for daily operations and finances. Oversaw recruitment of personnel and development of offices in Moscow and St. Petersburg, Russia.
    • 1988 to 1992 Senior Manager
      BellSouth (Atlanta, GA,
      · In charge of Artificial Intelligence systems planning and integration for BSE. Duties included Technology Forecasting and Strategic Planning. · Used Expert Systems to automate the payroll and salary process in the Human Resources department. Awarded the corporate ACE award for innovative and creative use of technology.
    • 1987 to 1988 CIMS Engineer/Masters Fellow
      Hughes Aircraft
      · Created COBOL programs to perform database transfers to a new manufacturing database. Also modified and documented existing software as part of the new shop floor control systems for the U.S. Navy's Phoenix Missile System. · Developed the work plans for the five man team in charge of software development and modification.

Awards and Honors

    • Aug  2018 IDEAS Teaching Fellow sponsored by UTA
    • Jan  2018 Leadership Academy sponsored by UTA
    • Dec  2016 Excellence in Higher Education Award for UTA sponsored by Arlington Rotary Club
    • Mar  2016 Distinguished Innovation Award sponsored by UTA College of Business
    • Dec  2013 Recognized Professor sponsored by Phi Kappa Phi UT-Arlington
    • Dec  2006 Distinguished Teaching Innovation Award sponsored by UTA College of Business
    • Dec  2004 Outstanding Graduate Teaching Award sponsored by UTA College of Business
    • Dec  1997 Outstanding International Thesis Award Finalist sponsored by European International Business Academy (EIBA)
    • Dec  1996 Outstanding Teaching Award sponsored by Georgia Tech, College of Management
    • Dec  1995 Commendation for Outstanding Teaching sponsored by US Air Force
    • Dec  1991 Corporate ACE Award sponsored by BellSouth
    • Dec  1991 Departmental Incentive Awards sponsored by BellSouth
    • Dec  1988 Departmental Incentive Awards sponsored by BellSouth

News Articles

News Articles

    • Mar 2016
      Fort Worth Business CEO
      The March 2016 issue of Fort Worth Business CEO featured an article about growing entrepreneurship and entrepreneurship education in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. UTA operations management professor Edmund Prater was quoted in the article in a discussion of veteran entrepreneurs and the upcoming Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Veterans at UTA. “You have to be comfortable taking calculated risks,” he said. “That’s why military people do that well in it.”
      (Type: Magazine)
    • Feb 2015 NTX
      Kay-Yut Chen and Edmund Prater, professor and associate professor, respectively, in the Department of Information Systems and Operations Management of the College of Business, were featured in the Winter-Spring 2015 edition of NTX, magazine of the North Texas Commission. Chen, featured on page 70, said he merges the classroom with the boardroom, showing how scientific analytics can be used at every level of a company to help with decision making. Prater, featured on page 63, talked about how students who are veterans are intrigued by the idea of entrepreneurship.
      (Type: Magazine)
    • Oct 2014 Fort Worth Business Press
      The Fort Worth Business Press quoted Edmund Prater, a UT Arlington associate professor in the College of Business’ Information Systems and Operation Management Department, in a story about how companies deal with sudden demand. “Surge demand tests the ability of any type of manufacturer to handle a big jump in demand,” Prater said. “Classically the way to deal with some of this is put on extra shifts, hire more workers, run 24-7, etc.”
      (Type: Magazine)

Support & Funding

Support & Funding

This data is entered manually by the author of the profile and may duplicate data in the Sponsored Projects section.
    • 2016 to Present Veterans Business Outreach Center sponsored by  - $0
      Edmund Prater
    • July 2016 to June 2017 The UTA TVC North Texas Veteran Business Outreach Center (VBOC) sponsored by  - $250000
      Edmund Prater (Funded)
    • May 2018 to Apr 2023 Veterans Business Outreach Center (VBOC) sponsored by  - $275000
      Edmund Prater (Funded)
    • May 2019 to Apr 2020 Veterans Business Outreach Center VBOC-2019-01 sponsored by  - $300000
      Edmund Prater (Funded)
    • July 2017 to Apr 2018 FY 2017 Veterans Business Outreach Center (VBOC) sponsored by  - $250000
      Edmund Prater (Funded)
    • Jan 2007 to July 2010 Coal Plant Emissions Management at TXUPower / Optimizing Coal Plant Nox Emissions at Luminant sponsored by  - $350000
      (Funded)

Publications

      2019
      • Book Chapter
        Outsourcing Multiple Business Functions: A Theory Building Investigation
        Supply Chain Engineering and Logistics Handbook: Inventory and Production Control
        [Prater, Edmund, Biehl, Markus, Jones, Erick ].
      2010
      • Book Chapter
        Distribution and Logistics Development in China
        [Prater, EdmundL]. Supply Chain and Logistics in National, International and Governmental Environment, Concepts and Models. DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/09600030210452459
      2013
      • Book
        An Introduction to Supply Chain Management: A Global Supply Chain Support Perspective
        [Prater, EdmundL, Whitehead, Kimberly]. 117 pgs. New York, NY: "Business Expert Press, LLC".
      2007
      • Other
        Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Implementation Efforts at Four Firms: Integrating Lessons Learned and RFID-Specific Survey
        [Reyes, PedroM., Frazier, GregoryV., Prater, Edmund, Cannon, Alan, Jaska, Pat]. 2017(Feb 16,),
        http://isapapers.pitt.edu/142/

Presentations

    • August  2013
      Prater, EdmundL, "Impact of Social Capital on the Buyer-supplier Relationship in China", Orlando, FL. (August 9, 2013).

Students Supervised

    • July 2019
      Mohammedreza Mohammadi, (Civil Engineering)
    • 2018
      Kuldeep Signh, (Information Systems and Operations Management)
    • 2018
      Ravieh Tavakoli,
    • 2017
      Ola Olajumoke, (Information Systems and Operations Management)
    • 2016
      Nisha Kulangara, (Information Systems and Operations Management)
    • 2014
      Kim Whitehead, (Information Systems and Operations Management)
    • 2014
      James Brown, (Information Systems and Operations Management)
    • 2013
      Brad Masters, (Information Systems and Operations Management)
    • 2013
      Gurkin Akalin,
    • 2013
      Hui-Chen Chen,

Courses

      • BSAD 6399-068 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 100880)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • BSAD 6699-068 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 100881)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • OPMA 5364-070 PROJECT MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101171)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • OPMA 6392-001 SPECIAL TOPICS IN OPMA
        (Course Id: 111745)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • OPMA 4302-001 SUPPLY CHAIN LOGISTICS
        (Course Id: 101106)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • OPMA 5369-001 SUPPLY CHAIN LOGISTICS
        (Course Id: 101175)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • OPMA 3306-007 OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101103)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • OPMA 5361-001 OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101169)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • OPMA 5364-074 PROJECT MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101171)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • OPMA 4312-001 PURCHASING MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 112935)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • UNIV-BU 1131-014 STUDENT SUCCESS
        (Course Id: 101210)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus
      • EMBA 5307-001 GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAINS
        (Course Id: 110753)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2019
      • OPMA 3306-001 OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101103)
        Summer - Five Week - First - 2019
      • OPMA 5382-001 INDPT STUDY IN OPERATIONS MGMT
        (Course Id: 111586)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • OPMA 3306-008 OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101103)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • OPMA 5361-080 OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101169)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • OPMA 5364-070 PROJECT MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101171)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • OPMA 5364-071 PROJECT MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101171)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • OPMA 4312-001 PURCHASING MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 112935)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • OPMA 4391-001 STUDIES IN OPERATIONS MGMT
        (Course Id: 109960)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • OPMA 4302-001 SUPPLY CHAIN LOGISTICS
        (Course Id: 101106)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • OPMA 5369-001 SUPPLY CHAIN LOGISTICS
        (Course Id: 101175)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • OPMA 5369-002 SUPPLY CHAIN LOGISTICS
        (Course Id: 101175)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • OPMA 5369-003 SUPPLY CHAIN LOGISTICS
        (Course Id: 101175)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • BSAD 6699-068 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 100881)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
      • OPMA 3306-005 OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101103)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • OPMA 3306-007 OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101103)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • OPMA 5361-080 OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101169)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • BSAD 7399-68
        Summer - 2018
      • EMBA 5307-1
        Summer - 2018
      • OPMA 4391-1
        Summer - 2018
      • BSAD 7399-068 DOCTORAL DEGREE COMPLETION
        (Course Id: 111647)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • EMBA 5307-001 GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAINS
        (Course Id: 110753)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • OPMA 4391-001 STUDIES IN OPERATIONS MGMT
        (Course Id: 109960)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • BSAD 6699-068 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 100881)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • OPMA 3306-003 OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101103)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • OPMA 5361-080 OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101169)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • OPMA 5364-070 PROJECT MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101171)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • OPMA 5369-001 SUPPLY CHAIN LOGISTICS
        (Course Id: 101175)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus
      • BSAD 6699-068 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 100881)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus
      • OPMA 4309-001 GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101167)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus
      • OPMA 5368-001 GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101174)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus
      • OPMA 6382-001 IND STUDIES IN OPS MGMT
        (Course Id: 112692)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus
      • OPMA 5364-073 PROJECT MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101171)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus
      • OPMA 4391-001 STUDIES IN OPERATIONS MGMT
        (Course Id: 109960)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus
      • EMBA 5307-001 GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAINS
        (Course Id: 110753)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2017
      • OPMA 5361-081 OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101169)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2017
      • OPMA 3310-001 PROJECT MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101163)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2017 Download Syllabus
      • OPMA 5364-001 PROJECT MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101171)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2017 Download Syllabus
      • BSAD 6699-068 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 100881)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus
      • OPMA 3306-060 OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101103)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus
      • OPMA 5361-020 OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101169)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus
      • OPMA 5361-080 OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101169)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017 Download Syllabus
      • BSAD 6399-068 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 100880)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016 Download Syllabus
      • BSAD 6699-068 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 100881)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016 Download Syllabus
      • OPMA 4309-001 GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101167)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016 Download Syllabus
      • OPMA 5368-001 GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101174)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016 Download Syllabus
      • OPMA 5364-070 PROJECT MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101171)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016 Download Syllabus
      • BSAD 7399-068 DOCTORAL DEGREE COMPLETION
        (Course Id: 111647)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2016 Download Syllabus
      • EMBA 5307-001 GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAINS
        (Course Id: 110753)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2016 Download Syllabus
      • OPMA 5361-081 OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101169)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2016 Download Syllabus
      • BSAD 6699-068 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 100881)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016 Download Syllabus
      • BSAD 7399-068 DOCTORAL DEGREE COMPLETION
        (Course Id: 111647)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016 Download Syllabus
      • OPMA 5361-020 OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101169)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016 Download Syllabus
      • OPMA 5361-080 OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101169)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016 Download Syllabus
      • OPMA 5364-070 PROJECT MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101171)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016 Download Syllabus
      • BSAD 6699-068 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 100881)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015 Download Syllabus
      • BSAD 6999-068 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 100882)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015 Download Syllabus
      • OPMA 4309-001 GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101167)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015 Download Syllabus
      • OPMA 5368-001 GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101174)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2015 Download Syllabus
      • EMBA 5307-001 GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAINS
        (Course Id: 110753)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2015 Download Syllabus
      • BSAD 6699-068 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 100881)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015 Download Syllabus
      • OPMA 5361-080 OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101169)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015 Download Syllabus
      • OPMA 5364-020 PROJECT MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101171)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015 Download Syllabus
      • BSAD 6399-068 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 100880)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014 Download Syllabus
      • BSAD 6699-068 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 100881)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014 Download Syllabus
      • OPMA 4309-001 GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101167)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014 Download Syllabus
      • OPMA 5368-001 GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101174)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014 Download Syllabus
      • OPMA 5368-071 GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101174)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014 Download Syllabus
      • OPMA 5361-070 OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101169)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014 Download Syllabus
      • BSAD 6399-068 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 100880)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2014 Download Syllabus
      • EMBA 5307-001 GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAINS
        (Course Id: 110753)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2014 Download Syllabus
      • BSAD 6699-068 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 100881)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014 Download Syllabus
      • BSAD 7399-068 DOCTORAL DEGREE COMPLETION
        (Course Id: 111647)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014 Download Syllabus
      • OPMA 5361-070 OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101169)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014 Download Syllabus
      • OPMA 5364-030 PROJECT MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101171)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014 Download Syllabus
      • OPMA 6370-001 SEMINAR IN OPERATIONS MGMT
        (Course Id: 101141)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014 Download Syllabus
      • BSAD 6399-068 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 100880)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013 Download Syllabus
      • BSAD 6699-068 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 100881)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013 Download Syllabus
      • BSAD 6999-068 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 100882)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013 Download Syllabus
      • BSAD 7399-068 DOCTORAL DEGREE COMPLETION
        (Course Id: 111647)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013 Download Syllabus
      • OPMA 4309-001 GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101167)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013 Download Syllabus
      • OPMA 5368-001 GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101174)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013 Download Syllabus
      • BSAD 6699-068 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 100881)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2013 Download Syllabus
      • OPMA 5368-001 GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101174)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2013 Download Syllabus
      • EMBA 5207-001 GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAINS
        (Course Id: 110753)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2013 Download Syllabus
      • OPMA 5361-004 OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101169)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2013 Download Syllabus
      • BSAD 6399-068 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 100880)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013 Download Syllabus
      • BSAD 6699-068 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 100881)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013 Download Syllabus
      • BSAD 7399-068 DOCTORAL DEGREE COMPLETION
        (Course Id: 111647)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013 Download Syllabus
      • OPMA 3306-005 OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101103)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013 Download Syllabus
      • OPMA 5361-002 OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101169)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • OPMA 5364-002 PROJECT MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101171)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • OPMA 5364-003 PROJECT MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101171)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • OPMA 5364-030 PROJECT MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101171)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013
      • BSAD 6399-068 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 100880)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • BSAD 6699-068 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 100881)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • BSAD 7399-068 DOCTORAL DEGREE COMPLETION
        (Course Id: 111647)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • OPMA 4309-001 GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101167)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • OPMA 5368-001 GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101174)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • OPMA 5382-068 INDPT STUDY IN OPERATIONS MGMT
        (Course Id: 111586)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • OPMA 5361-001 OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101169)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • OPMA 5361-003 OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101169)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • OPMA 5361-005 OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101169)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • BSAD 6399-068 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 100880)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2012
      • BSAD 6699-068 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 100881)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2012
      • BSAD 7399-068 DOCTORAL DEGREE COMPLETION
        (Course Id: 111647)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2012
      • EMBA 5207-001 GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAINS
        (Course Id: 110753)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2012
      • OPMA 5361-003 OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101169)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2012
      • OPMA 3308-001 OPERATIONS PLANNING & CONTROL
        (Course Id: 101162)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2012
      • OPMA 5363-001 OPERATIONS PLANNING & CONTROL
        (Course Id: 101170)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2012
      • BSAD 6399-068 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 100880)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • BSAD 6699-068 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 100881)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • OPMA 6371-001 INTEG OPS STRATEGY & RESEARCH
        (Course Id: 101179)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • OPMA 5364-001 PROJECT MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101171)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • OPMA 5364-003 PROJECT MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101171)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012
      • BSAD 6399-068 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 100880)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • BSAD 6699-068 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 100881)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • BSAD 6999-068 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 100882)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • OPMA 4309-001 GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101167)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • OPMA 5368-001 GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101174)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • OPMA 5368-002 GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101174)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • OPMA 5361-003 OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101169)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • OPMA 5364-002 PROJECT MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101171)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • BSAD 6699-068 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 100881)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2011
      • EMBA 5207-001 GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAINS
        (Course Id: 110753)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2011
      • OPMA 4302-001 LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101106)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2011
      • OPMA 5369-001 LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101175)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2011
      • BSAD 6399-068 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 100880)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • BSAD 6699-068 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 100881)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • BSAD 6999-068 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 100882)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • OPMA 5368-001 GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101174)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • OPMA 5364-001 PROJECT MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101171)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • OPMA 5364-002 PROJECT MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101171)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • OPMA 5364-003 PROJECT MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101171)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • OPMA 5364-004 PROJECT MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101171)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • OPMA 4391-002 STUDIES IN OPERATIONS MGMT
        (Course Id: 109960)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • BSAD 6399-068 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 100880)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • BSAD 6699-068 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 100881)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • OPMA 5368-001 GLOBAL SUPLY CHAIN MGT
        (Course Id: 101174)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • OPMA 4309-001 GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101167)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • OPMA 5364-002 PROJECT MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101171)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • OPMA 5364-003 PROJECT MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101171)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • OPMA 5368-001 GLOBAL SUPLY CHAIN MGT
        (Course Id: 101174)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2010
      • OPMA 4309-001 GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101167)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2010
      • EMBA 5207-001 GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAINS
        (Course Id: 110753)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2010
      • BSAD 6399-068 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 100880)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • BSAD 6699-068 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 100881)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • BSAD 6999-068 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 100882)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • OPMA 3306-002 OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101103)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • OPMA 5364-002 PROJECT MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101171)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • OPMA 5364-003 PROJECT MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101171)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • OPMA 5364-004 PROJECT MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101171)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • BSAD 6399-068 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 100880)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2009
      • BSAD 6699-068 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 100881)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2009
      • BSAD 6999-068 DISSERTATION
        (Course Id: 100882)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2009
      • OPMA 5368-001 GLOBAL SUPLY CHAIN MGT
        (Course Id: 101174)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2009
      • OPMA 5368-002 GLOBAL SUPLY CHAIN MGT
        (Course Id: 101174)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2009
      • OPMA 4309-001 GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101167)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2009
      • OPMA 4302-001 LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101106)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2009
      • OPMA 5369-001 LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101175)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2009
      • OPMA 5364-003 PROJECT MANAGEMENT
        (Course Id: 101171)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2009

Service to the University

    • May 2019 to  Present Host and Cook
      Executive MBA
      Host annual cookout at my ranch for EMBA alumni and current students.
    • May 2019 to  Present Faculty Advisor
      OPMA Coordinator
      Coordinate OPMA 3306 classes and make sure all standards are adhered to.
    • May 2019 to  Present Faculty Advisor
      SACS Coordinator
      Coordinate all data and SAC requirements for the OPS department
    • Jan 2019 to  Present Chairperson
      MAVS100
      Coordinate and develop the MAVS100 program. This celebrates the top 100 UTA entrepreneurial businesses.
    • Sept 2018 to  Present Faculty Advisor
      APICS/ISM
    • Aug 2015 to  Present Reader
      Commencement Program
      I read all the names at each College of Business Commencement
    • Aug 2015 to  Present Faculty Advisor
      PHD Advising
      PHD Thesis advisor to Kuldeep Singh
    • May 2019 to  Oct 2019 Conducted research for President Kharbari at his request
      Presidential Researcher
      Developed general costing model for all colleges in the University. This was part of an analysis of needed changes in scheduling classes in order to keep students on a 4 year track.
    • June 2016 to  Oct 2019 Executive Director
      (Impact: The Veterans Business Outreach Center is funded by the Small Business Association with $250,000 per year. I have also helped develop several programs for veterans and worked with the Texas Veterans Commission in support of UTAs veterans programs. This past year, UTA’s College of Business was named the number 1 Business College for Veterans in Texas by Military times. | Engagement: Negotiated agreement for California Tech Accelerator to invest $50,000-$100,000 in the winner of the Veteran's pitch competition. | Innovation: Taught Manufacturing Monday courses during the first Monday of each month. Designed to help veterans start manufacturing businesses.)
      Veterans Business Outreach Center
      I am the Executive Director of the Veterans Business Outreach Program (VBOC) in the College of Business.
    • Sept 2018 to  Sept 2019 Teaching Fellow
      IDEAS Teaching Fellow
    • Sept 2018 to  June 2019 President Pro Tem
      Graduate Assembly
      Aided president in coordinating activities. Oversaw development of new Handbook of Operating Procedures for College Representation.
    • Aug 2015 to  June 2019 Committee Member
      Graduate Assembly
    • Jan 2019 to  May 2019 Universtiy Fellow
      UTA Leadership Fellow
      Conducted analysis on veterans enrollment and compensation from state and federal sources. Conducted additional analysis on incoming transfer students rates in all colleges
    • Jan 2019 to  Apr 2019 Committee Member
      Committee on Veteran Credit for Military Service
      Part of Committee to assess potential of academic credit for veteran military training and experience
    • Sept 2017 to  June 2018 Committee Chair
      Committee on Graduate Program Creation
      Oversee New Program Creation review before submission to the Graduate Assembly
    • Aug 2007 to  Aug 2016 Director of PHD Programs
      (Impact: During my tenure as PHD Program Director we decreased the average length of a Ph.D. to 4.5 years while increasing the number of Ph.D. students and doubling their stipend. )
      College of Business PHD Program
      Coordinate each separate business department's PHD program.

Service to the Profession

    • June 2019 to  Present
      Editor, Associate Editor
      International Supply Chain Technology Journal

Service to the Community

Service to the Community

    • June 2019 to  June 2019
      Guest Speaker
      World Affairs Council
      Spoke on Economic development to international investors. This was part of the US State Department's Select USA Dallas Economic Summit