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Paul Componation

Name

[Componation, Paul]
  • Professor and Chair, Industrial,Manufacturing,&Systems Engineering

Biography

Dr. Paul J. Componation is Professor and Chair of the Industrial, Manufacturing, & Systems Engineering Department at The University of Texas at Arlington. Prior to his current position, Dr. Componation served as Professor and Director of Graduate Education for Engineering Management in the Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems at Iowa State University. He has also worked in various roles at the University of Alabama in Huntsville and West Virginia University. His work experience also includes BDM Federal, Sonoco Products Company, NASA and the U.S. Air Force.

Dr. Componation has a Ph.D. and B.S. in Industrial Engineering from West Virginia University. He received an M.S. Management degree from Troy State University. He is the author of co-author of over 90 books, journal publications, conference proceedings and presentations. His professional affiliations include Fellow of the America Society for Engineering Management, a Senior Member of the Institute of Industrial Engineers, and a member of the International Council on Systems Engineering and the American Society for Engineering Education.

Dr. Componation’s research interests include the development and optimization of complex systems in aerospace, transportation, and energy; decision analysis in distributed engineering design teams; utilization of technical and qualitative data in parametric cost modeling for aerospace systems; adaption of value-driven design in systems engineering enterprise; and the use of lean principles as an agent for organizational transformation.

Professional Preparation

    • 1982 B.S. in Industrial EngineeringWest Virginia University
    • 1987 M.S. in ManagementTroy State University, Heidelberg Germany Campus
    • 1995 Ph.D. in Industrial EngineeringWest Virginia University

Appointments

    • July 2014 to Present Professor and Chair
      University of Texas at Arlington
    • 2012 to 2014 Professor and Director of Graduate Education for Engineering Management
      Iowa State University
    • 2011 to 2012 Principal Investigator, Center for Systems Studies
      The University of Alabama in Huntsville
    • 2010 to 2012 Principal Investigator, Center for Systems Studies
      The University of Alabama in Huntsville
    • 2008 to 2012 Professor
      The University of Alabama in Huntsville
    • 2002 to 2008 Associate Professor
      The University of Alabama in Huntsville
    • 1996 to 2002 Assistant Professor
      The University of Alabama in Huntsville
    • 1996 to 2001 Research Scientist, Alabama Technology Network
      The University of Alabama in Huntsville
    • 1995 to 1996 Resident Associate, Center for Entrepreneurial Studies and Development (CESD)
      West Virginia University
    • 1993 to 1996 Engineering Associate
      BDM Federal Inc.
    • 1992 to 1995 Graduate Teaching Assistant
      West Virginia University
    • 1991 to 1991 Graduate Research Associate
      University of Central Florida
    • 1989 to 1989 Engineering Instructor
      Albright College

Memberships

  • Fellow
    • Jan 1998 to Present American Society for Engineering Management
  • Senior Member
    • Jan 1996 to Present Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE)

Awards and Honors

    • Dec  2009 ASEE Engineering Economy Division Grant Award sponsored by ASEE (American Society for Engineering Education)
    • Dec  2008 American Society for Engineering Management Fellow sponsored by American Society for Engineering Management
    • Dec  2006 Merritt Williamson Best Conference Paper Award sponsored by American Society of Engineering Management (ASEM) Conference
    • Dec  2005 UAH Student Government Association Certificate of Appreciation sponsored by University of Alabama HuntsvilleUniversity of Texas at Arlington
    • Dec  2003 NASA Marshall Space Flight Center Certificate of Appreciation sponsored by National Aeronautics & Space Administration (NASA)
    • Dec  2003 Epsilon Mu Eta, Engineering Management Honor Society sponsored by Epsilon Mu Eta
    • Dec  2001 ASEM Franklin B. W. Woodbury Special Service Award sponsored by American Society of Engineering Management (ASEM)
    • Dec  2000 Industrial Engineer of the Year, Huntsville Chapter of IIE sponsored by Huntsville Chapter IIE
    • Dec  2000 Who’s Who in America – Science and Engineering sponsored by Who’s Who in America
    • Dec  2000 Who’s Who in America sponsored by Who’s Who in America
      Description:

      Awarded 2000 - 2004

    • Dec  1999 UAH Outstanding Assistant Professor, College of Engineering sponsored by University of Alabama HuntsvilleUniversity of Texas at Arlington
    • Dec  1988 Outstanding Young Men of America sponsored by Outstanding Young Men of America
    • Dec  1987 Outstanding Young Men of America sponsored by Outstanding Young Men of America
    • Dec  1985 United States Air Force Commendation Medal sponsored by United States Air Force
    • Dec  1980 Alpha Pi Mu, Industrial Engineering Honorary sponsored by Alpha Pi Mu

Research and Expertise

  • Research Interests

    Development and optimization of complex systems in aerospace, transportation, and energy; decision analysis in distributed engineering design teams; utilization of technical and qualitative data in parametric cost modeling for aerospace systems; adaption of value driven design in the systems engineering enterprise; use of lean principles as an agent for organizational transformation; development of hybrid and on-line education models for STEM education.

Publications

      Journal Article 2014
      • Componation, P.J. (2014). Management is about Making Decisions; Hopefully the Right Decisions, Industrial Management, January/February, 2014.

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2014
      • Componation, P. J., Dorneich, M. C., and Nicholls, G. M. (2014).  Team Member Perceptions of Alternative Decision Analysis Approaches, Engineering Management Journal, (under review).

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2014
      • Daugaard, T., Mutti, L. A., Wright, M. M. Brown, R. C., and Componation, P. J. (2014). Learning Rates and Their Impacts on the Optimal Capacities and Production Costs of Biorefineries, Biofpr, (publication pending).

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2014
      • Keller, S., Collopy, P., and Componation, P. (2014). What is wrong with space system cost models? A survey and assessment of cost estimating approaches. Acta Astronautica, 93, 345-351.

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

      Conference Proceeding 2013
      • Sarantopoulos A., Min L., Calado, R., and Componation P. (2013). Translation and Validation of the Survey “Employee Perception to Assess Lean Implementation Tool” to Brazilian Portuguese. 6th IFAC Conference on Management and Control of Production and Logistics, Fortaleza, Ceará, Brazil.

        {Conference Proceeding} [Refereed/Juried]
      2013
      • Componation, P.J., Dorneich, M.C. and Hu, G. (2013). “Applying Alternative Decision-Making Approaches to a Complex Supplier Selection Problem.” Proceedings of the 2013 Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference. San Juan, Puerto Rico, USA.

        {Conference Proceeding} [Refereed/Juried]
      2013
      • Componation, P. J., Dorneich, M., Hu, G., Farrington, P. A., and Hansen, J. L. (2013). Systems Engineering and Project Success in Government and Commercial Organizations, American Society for Engineering Management 2013 International Annual Conference, Minneapolis, MN, USA (Invited).

        {Conference Proceeding} [Refereed/Juried]
      2013
      • Componation, P. J., Morris, M. D., and Salles, H. (2013). Identifying Factors that Influenced Perceived Quality in Engineering Trade Studies. American Society for Engineering Management 2013 International Annual Conference, Minneapolis, MN, USA.

        {Conference Proceeding} [Refereed/Juried]

      Journal Article 2013
      • Nicholls, G. M., Knight, A. and Componation, P. J. (2013). Utilizing Online Homework Completion Patterns and Background Variables to Predict Student Exam Performance, Journal of Engineering Education, (under review).

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2013
      • Harris, G., Stone, K. B., Mayeshiba, T., Componation, P. J., and Farrington, P. A. (2013). Transitioning from Teaching Lean Tools to Teaching Lean Transformation, Journal of Enterprise Transformation, (publication pending).

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

      Conference Proceeding 2012
      • Componation, P. J., Collopy, P. D., Reed, G. S., Shapiro, D., and Jhala, A. (2012). Development of a Research Agenda to Explore Value-Based Software Design. 32nd Annual Conference of the American Society for Engineering Management, Norfolk, VA.

        {Conference Proceeding} [Refereed/Juried]
      2012
      • Knight, A., Nicholls, G. M., and Componation, P. J. (2012). Measuring the Effect of On-line Homework Procedures on Student Exam Performance. American Society for Engineering Education, San Antonio, TX.

        {Conference Proceeding} [Refereed/Juried]
      2012
      • Componation, P. J., and Collopy, P. D. (2012). Systems Engineering Theory: Addressing Complexity and Uncertainty in Space System Architecture, AIAA SPACE 2012 Conference & Exposition. Pasadena, CA. DOI: 10.2514/6.2012-5278

        {Conference Proceeding} [Refereed/Juried]

      Journal Article 2012
      • DeArment, D. S., Componation, P. J., and Nicholls, G. M. (2012). A Method of Stakeholder Reevaluation Through the Application of Salience Principles, The Journal of Reliability, Maintainability, and Supportability in Systems Engineering, 6.

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2012
      • Shetty, S. K., Gholston, S. E. and Componation, P. J. (2012). A Stepwise Method of using Exploratory Factor Analysis in Creation of a Lean Survey, The Journal of Management and Engineering Integration, 5(2), 10-20.

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

      Conference Proceeding 2011
      • Nicholls, G. M., Lewis, N., Componation, P. J., and Eschenback, T. (2011). Time to Transition: Financial Calculators and Clickers in the Classroom. 118th American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference and Exposition, Vancouver, B.C., Canada.

        {Conference Proceeding} [Refereed/Juried]
      2011
      • Kirby, A., Componation, P. J., and Farrington, P. A. (2011). Assessing the Relationship Between Systems Engineering MPTs and Integrated Product Team Performance. 62nd International Astronautical Congress, Capetown, South Africa.

        {Conference Proceeding} [Refereed/Juried]
      2011
      • Harris, G., Stone, K., Mayeshiba, T., and Componation, P. J. (2011). Moving From Lean Tools to Enterprise Transformation. Lean Educator Conference, Huntsville, AL (Invited).

        {Conference Proceeding} [Refereed/Juried]

      Journal Article 2011
      • Componation, P. J., Jemison, P., Wessels, Bill, Gholston, S. E. (2011). Exploring Alternative Strategies for Highly Accelerated Life Testing (HALT), The Journal of Reliability, Maintainability, Supportability, in Systems Engineering, Summer 2011.

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2011
      • Shetty, S. K., Componation, P. J., and Gholston, S. E. (2011). Content Validation of an Assessment Tool of an Individual’s Perception of Lean Implementation, The Journal of Management and Engineering Integration, 4(1).

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2011
      • Componation, P. J., and Nicholls, G. M. (2011). Decision Maker Perceptions of Alternative Trade Study Approaches, The Journal of Reliability, Maintainability, and Supportability in Systems Engineering, 5.

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

      Conference Proceeding 2010
      • Layman, L., Shull, F., Componation, P., O’Brien, S., Sabados, D., Carrigy, A., and Turner, R. (2010). A Methodology for Mapping System Engineering Challenges to Recommended Approaches. IEEE Systems Conference, San Diego, CA. DOI: 10.1109/SYSTEMS.2010.5482336

        {Conference Proceeding} [Refereed/Juried]
      2010
      • Boehm B., Ingold, D., Dangle, K., Turner, R., Componation, P. J. (2010). Early Identification of SE-Related Program Risks. University of Southern California. PDF Url: ADA548664.

        {Conference Proceeding} [Refereed/Juried]
      2010
      • Hall, R. A., Componation, P. J., Carpenter, S. L., and O’Neal, P. (2010). A Low-Cost Intervention to Prevent Falls in Active Older Women. Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Conference, San Francisco, CA.   doi: 10.1177/154193121005400203

        {Conference Proceeding} [Refereed/Juried]
      2010
      • Shetty, S., Componation, P. J., Gholston, S. E., and Utley, D. R. (2010). Assessing an Organization’s Transition to Lean. Proceedings of the 16th Annual International Conference on Industry, Engineering, and Management Systems, Cocoa Beach, FL.

        {Conference Proceeding} [Refereed/Juried]
      2010
      • Componation, P., Dangle, K., Boehm, B., Ingold, D., & Turner, R. (2010). Early Identification of SE-Related Program Risks. Systems Engineering Research Conference, Hoboken, NJ.

        {Conference Proceeding} [Refereed/Juried]
      2010
      • Sabados, D., Componation, P., O’Brien, S., Shull, F., Turner, R., & Colbert, E. (2010). A Survey of Agile Methods Processes and Tools. The American Helicopter Society 66th Annual Forum, Phoenix, AZ.

        {Conference Proceeding} [Refereed/Juried]

      Journal Article 2010
      • Hamaker, J. W., and Componation, P. J. (2010). Using our Right Brains to Improve Space Project Cost Estimating, Journal of Cost Analysis and Parametrics, 1(2), 59-75.

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2010
      • Harris, G. A., Componation, P. J., and Farrington, P. A. (2010). An Exploration of Fisher’s Framework for the Alignment of Supply Chain Strategy with Product Characteristics, Engineering Management Journal, 22(4), 31-42 2010.

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

      Conference Proceeding 2009
      • Turso, B., and Componation, P. J., (2009). Integration and Interoperability: A Quantitative Assessment Tool for the Project Manager. Industrial Engineering Research Conference, Miami, FL.    

        {Conference Proceeding} [Refereed/Juried]

      Technical Report 2009
      • Turner, R., Shull, F. Boehm B., Carrigy, A., Clarke, L., Componation, P., Dagli, C., Lane, J. A., Layman, L., and Miller, A. (2009). Evaluation of Systems Engineering Methods, Processes and Tools on Department of Defense and Intelligence Community Programs. Systems Engineering Research Center, Hoboken NJ.

        {Technical Report} [Refereed/Juried]

      Journal Article 2009
      • Kimbrough, R. L., Componation, P. J. (2009). The Relationship between Organizational Culture and Enterprise Risk Management, Engineering Management Journal, 21(2), 18-26.

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2009
      • Gradl, P. R., Youngblood, A. D., Componation, P. J., Gholston, S. E. (2009). Application of Risk within Net Present Value Calculations for Government Projects, The Engineering Economist, 54(2), 152-174.  DOI: 10.1080/00137910902902861.

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2009
      • Shar, H., Componation, P. J., Anderson, M. D., and Youngblood, A. D. (2009). Transportation Model Validation Using Extreme-World Method Scenario Construction, Journal of the Transportation Research Forum, 48(1). DOI: 10.5399/osu/jtrf.48.1.1776

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

      Conference Proceeding 2008
      • Componation, P. J., and Miller, D. R. (2008). Employee Retention and Motivation in High Tech Huntsville Companies. 29th Annual Conference of the American Society for Engineering Management Conference, West Point, NY.

        {Conference Proceeding} [Refereed/Juried]

      Journal Article 2008
      • Hamaker, J. W., & Componation, P. J. (2008). Using our Right Brains to Improve Space Project Cost Estimating. Journal of Cost Analysis and Parametrics, 1(2), 59-75. DOI:10.1080/1941658X.2008.10462217

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2008
      • Componation, P. J., Youngblood, A. D., Utley, D. R., and Farrington, P. A. (2008). A Preliminary Assessment of the Relationships between Project Success, System Engineering and Team Organization, Engineering Management Journal, 20(4).

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

      Book Chapter 2008
      • Dobson, M. S., Componation, P. J., Leemann, T., and Hutchins, S. (2008). Decision Making, in W. J. Larson (Ed.), Applied Project Management for Space Systems, Norwell, MA, Kluwer Academic Publishers.

        {Book Chapter} [Refereed/Juried]

      Conference Proceeding 2007
      • Componation, P. J., Youngblood, A. D., Utley, D. R., Farrington, P. A., and Benfield, P. J. (2007). Assessing the Relationships between Project Success, System Engineering and Team Organization. 28th Annual Conference of the American Society for Engineering Management Conference, Chattanooga, TN.  

        {Conference Proceeding} [Refereed/Juried]
      2007
      • Sullivan, K. W., Harris, G. A., Farrington, P. A., and Componation, P. J. (2007). Classification of Products for Alignment with Supply Chain Strategy. 28th Annual Conference for the American Society of Engineering Management Conference, Chattanooga, TN.

        {Conference Proceeding} [Refereed/Juried]

      Journal Article 2007
      • Holdmeyer, K., Componation, P. J., Youngblood, A. D., and Gholston, S. E. (2007). Translated Global Positioning System Range System Trade Study, Defense Acquisition Review Journal, 14(3).

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2007
      • Shar, H., Componation, P. J., Anderson, M. D., and Youngblood, A. D. (2007). Transportation Model Validation Using Extreme-World Method Scenario Construction, Journal of the Transportation Research Forum, 48(1), 105-116.

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

      Conference Proceeding 2006
      • Componation, P. J., and Byrd, Jr., J. (1996). A Readiness Assessment Methodology for Implementing Concurrent Engineering. Proceedings of the Third Annual ISPE International Conference on Concurrent Engineering, West Bloomfield, MI.

        {Conference Proceeding} [Refereed/Juried]
      2006
      • Krupa, J. F., and Componation, P. J. (2006). Defining the Trade Space for CAIV Optimization Using a Cost Model Derived from Linear Regression of NASA Project Data. International Council on System Engineering Conference, Orlando, FL.

        {Conference Proceeding} [Refereed/Juried]
      2006
      • Harris, G. A., Sullivan, K. W., Componation, P. J., & Farrington, P. A. (2006). Product Characteristics: The Establishment of Key Attributes for Product Classification. Industrial Engineering Research Conference, Orlando, FL.

        {Conference Proceeding} [Refereed/Juried]
      2006
      • Harris, G. A., Watson, M. S., Componation, P. J., and Killingsworth, W. R. (2006). Analysis of Supply Chain Alignment: A Modeling Approach. 27th Annual Conference of the American Society for Engineering Management Conference, Huntsville, AL.

        {Conference Proceeding} [Refereed/Juried]
      2006
      • Kimbrough, R. L., and Componation, P. J. (2006). The Relationship between Organizational Culture and Enterprise Risk Management. 27th Annual Conference of the American Society for Engineering Management Conference, Huntsville, AL, (Best Paper Award).

        {Conference Proceeding} [Refereed/Juried]

      Journal Article 2006
      • Componation, P. J., Sadowski, W. F., and Youngblood, A. D. (2006). Aligning Strategy and Capital Allocation Decisions:  A Case Study, Engineering Management Journal, 18(2), 24-31.

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2006
      • Stingel, J. D., and Componation, P. J. (2006). The Utilization of Modeling and Simulation as a Supply Chain Management Tool for a Recapitalization Program, Engineering Management Journal, 18(1), 44-50.

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

      Journal Article 2005
      • Kimbrough, L. L., and Componation, P. J. (2005). Enterprise Risk Management and Organizational Culture – What’s the Best Fit? Internal Auditor.

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2005
      • Hamaker, J. W., and Componation, P. J. (2005). Improving Space Project Cost Estimating with Engineering Management Variables, Engineering Management Journal, 17(2), 28-33.

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

      Technical Report 2005
      • Componation, P. J., Benfield, P. J., and Fortune, J. L. (2005). Enhancing Aerospace Testing Alliance (ATA) Systems Engineering Processes at the Arnold Engineering Development Center (AEDC). Aerospace Testing Alliance, Arnold Air Force Base, TN.

        {Technical Report} [Refereed/Juried]

      Conference Proceeding 2005
      • Harris, G. A., and Componation, P. J. (2005). Aligning Supply Chain Strategy with Product Demand Characteristics. Proceedings of the 2005 Huntsville Simulation Conference, Huntsville, AL.

        {Conference Proceeding} [Refereed/Juried]
      2005
      • Componation, P. J., and Krupa, J. F. (2005). Defining CAIV ‘Trade Space’ by Utilizing a NAFCOM Meta-Model. 26th Annual Conference of the American Society for Engineering Management (ASEM) Conference, Virginia Beach, VA.

        {Conference Proceeding} [Refereed/Juried]

      Conference Proceeding 2004
      • Hamaker, J. and Componation, P. J. (2004). Improving Space Project Parametric Cost Models Using Engineering Management Variables. 25th Annual Conference of the American Society for Engineering Management Conference, Alexandria, VA.

        {Conference Proceeding} [Refereed/Juried]
      2004
      • Krupa, J. F., and Componation, P. J. (2004). Defining the ‘Trade Space’ for CAIV:  A Proposal for a Formal Methodology. 25th Annual Conference of the American Society for Engineering Management Conference, Alexandria, VA.

        {Conference Proceeding} [Refereed/Juried]
      2004
      • Snell, C., and Componation, P. J. (2004). Using Simulation to Evaluate Alternative Manufacturing Policies. 25th Annual Conference of the American Society for Engineering Management, Alexandria, VA.

        {Conference Proceeding} [Refereed/Juried]

      Journal Article 2004
      • Stevens, J., and Componation, P. J. (2004). Shuttle Performance Improvements through Multiple Database Integration, IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, 40(2), 478-490. DOI: 10.1109/TAES.2004.1309999

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2004
      • Dennis, H. J. and Componation, P. J. (2004). An Examination of the Trade Study Process at NASA, Engineering Management Journal, 16(4), 10-18.

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2004
      • Mahafza, S., Componation, P. J., and Tippett, D. D. (2004). A Performance Based Technology Assessment Methodology to Support DOD Acquisition, Defense Acquisition Review Journal, 11(3), 269-283.  PDF Url: ADP018511

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

      Journal Article 2003
      • Componation, P. J., Gholston, S. E., Hyatt, L. A., and Simmons, B. B. (2003). Benefits of Modeling and Simulation in Implementing a Shared Component Build Strategy, Systems Engineering, 6(2), 63-75.  DOI: 10.1002/sys.10036

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2003
      • Petee D. A., and Componation, P. J. (2003). Predicting USMC SBIR Phase I to Phase II Transition Success by Evaluating Use of Systems Engineering Capabilities, Engineering Management Journal, 15(3), 21-27.

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

      Technical Report 2002
      • Componation, P. J. (2002). Evaluation of Project Manager, System Engineering, and Business Management Functions at the Marshall Space Flight Center. NASA, Huntsville, AL.

        {Technical Report} [Refereed/Juried]

      Conference Proceeding 2002
      • Hyatt, L. A., Simmons, B. B., and Componation, P. J. (2002). Benefits of Modeling and Simulation for Shared Production Lines. Proceedings of the 2002 Huntsville Simulation Conference, Huntsville, AL.

        {Conference Proceeding} [Refereed/Juried]
      2002
      • Harris, G. A., Spann, M. S., and Componation, P. J. (2002). Adopting the Lean Philosophy and Performance Measures. Proceedings of the 2002 Huntsville Simulation Conference, Huntsville, AL.

        {Conference Proceeding} [Refereed/Juried]
      2002
      • Hyatt, L. A., Simmons, B. B., and Componation, P. J. (2002). Modeling and Simulation in the Production Environment Yields Numerous Benefits for the Department of Defense. Proceedings of the 2002 Defense Manufacturing Conference, Dallas, TX.

        {Conference Proceeding} [Refereed/Juried]

      Journal Article 2002
      • Petee, D. A. and Componation, P. J. (2002). Development of a Systems Engineering Training Plan at the U.S. Navy’s Coastal Systems Station, Systems Engineering, 15(3), 156-163. DOI: 10.1002/sys.10007

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

      Technical Report 2001
      • Componation, P. J. (2001). Evaluation of NAVSEA Coastal Systems Station Systems Engineering Process. U.S. Navy Coastal System Station, Panama City Beach, FA.

        {Technical Report} [Refereed/Juried]

      Conference Proceeding 2001
      • Componation, P. J., and Swain, J. J. (2001). Identification and Analysis of Tool Usage among Process Improvement Teams. Industrial Engineering Research Conference, Dallas, TX.

        {Conference Proceeding} [Refereed/Juried]
      2001
      • Componation, P. J., and Petee, D. A. (2001). Development of a Systems Engineering Training Plan at the U.S. Navy’s Coastal System Station. Proceedings of the 2001 National Conference of the American Society for Engineering Management, Huntsville, AL.

        {Conference Proceeding} [Refereed/Juried]

      Journal Article 2001
      • Componation, P. J., Utley, D. R., and Swain, J. J. (2001). Using Risk Reduction to Measure Team Performance, Engineering Management Journal, 13(4), 27-34.

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

      Conference Proceeding 2000
      • Componation, P. J., and Moore, D. E. (2000). Systems Engineering: What’s Really Happening in the Field. Proceedings of the 2000 National Conference of the American Society for Engineering Management, 2000, Washington, DC.

        {Conference Proceeding} [Refereed/Juried]

      Journal Article 2000
      • Componation, P. J., and Byrd, Jr., J. (2000). Using a Modified Readiness Assessment for Concurrent Engineering Methodology, Engineering Management Journal, 11(1), 21-26.

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2000
      • Componation, P. J., and Farrington, P. A. (2000). Identification of Effective Problem Solving Tools to Support Continuous Process Improvement Teams, Engineering Management Journal, 12(1), 23-29.

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2000
      • Componation, P. J., and Byrd, Jr., J. (2000). Utilizing Cluster Analysis to Structure Concurrent Engineering Teams, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, 47(2), 269-280. DOI: 10.1109/17.846793

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]
      2000
      • Adams, M., Componation, P. J., Czarnecki, H., and Schroer, B. (2000). Lean Manufacturing: How to Start, Support and Sustain, Journal of Materials and Manufacturing, 108(5), 1092-1097.

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

      Conference Proceeding 1999
      • Czarnecik, H., Adams, M., Componation, P., and Schroe, B. (1999). Lean Manufacturing: How to Start, Support and Sustain. Proceedings of the 2nd Annual Southern Automotive Manufacturing Conference and Exposition, Birmingham, AL.

        {Conference Proceeding} [Refereed/Juried]
      1999
      • Paxton, J., Adams, M., Componation, P., Cranston, J. and Schroer, B. (1999). Rapid Prototyping and Tooling: From Through to Part. Proceedings of the 2nd Annual Southern Automotive Manufacturing Conference and Exposition, Birmingham, AL.

        {Conference Proceeding} [Refereed/Juried]
      1999
      • Adams, M., Componation, P., Czarnecki, H., and Schroer, B. J. (1999). Simulation as a tool for continuous process improvement. In Simulation Conference Proceedings, 1999 Winter (Vol. 1, pp. 766-773). IEEE.DOI: 10.1109/WSC.1999.823256

        {Conference Proceeding} [Refereed/Juried]

      Journal Article 1999
      • Componation, P. J., Utley, D. R., and Armacost, R. L. (1999). Prioritizing Components of Concurrent Engineering to Support New Product Development, Systems Engineering, 2(3), 168-176. DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1520-6858(1999)2:3<168::AID-SYS4>3.0.CO;2-7

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

      Book 1999
      • Adams, M., Czarnecki, H., Rahman, M., Componation, P. J., and Schroer, B. A (1999). Lean Manufacturing Handbook, Huntsville, AL, Alabama Technology Network.

        {Book} [Refereed/Juried]

      Conference Proceeding 1998
      • Componation, P. J., Farrington, P. A., and Giorcelli, R. J. (1998). Using Risk Reduction as a Team Performance Metric. Industrial Engineering Research Conference, Banff, Canada.

        {Conference Proceeding} [Refereed/Juried]

      Journal Article 1998
      • Schroer, B. J., Adams, M., Stewart, S., and Componation, P. J. (1998). QUICK STEP Time Compression, Quality Progress, 31(2), 85-89.

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

      Conference Proceeding 1997
      • Componation, P. J., Utley, D. R., and Swain, J. J. (1997).A Cluster Analysis Approach to Support Team Structuring in Concurrent Engineering. Proceedings of the Sixth Annual Industrial Engineering Research Conference, Norcross, GA.

        {Conference Proceeding} [Refereed/Juried]
      1997
      • Componation, P. J., Utley, D. R., Armacost, R. L., and Moore, R. (1997). Prioritizing Components of Successful Concurrent Engineering Programs. Proceedings of the Young Faculty Symposium at The University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, AL.

        {Conference Proceeding} [Refereed/Juried]
      1997
      • Componation, P. J., Byrd, Jr., J., and Wood, R. T. (1997). A Proposed Methodology for Project Risk Mitigation. Proceedings of the 1997 National Conference of the American Society for Engineering Management, Virginia Beach, VA.

        {Conference Proceeding} [Refereed/Juried]

      Conference Proceeding 1996
      • Componation, P. J., Estremadoyro, D. N. and Schroer, B. J. (1996). A Simulator for Evaluating Manufacturing Lines. Proceedings of the Southeastern Simulation Conference 1996, San Diego, CA.

        {Conference Proceeding} [Refereed/Juried]

      Journal Article 1996
      • Componation, P. J., & Byrd Jr., J. (1996). A readiness assessment methodology for implementing concurrent engineering, Advances in Concurrent Engineering, 5(2), 50-56.

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

      Journal Article 1994
      • Armacost, R. L., Componation, P. J., Mullens, M. A., & Swart, W. W. (1994). An AHP framework for prioritizing customer requirements in QFD: an industrialized housing application. IIE transactions, 26(4), 72-79. DOI: 10.1080/07408179408966620

        {Journal Article} [Refereed/Juried]

      Conference Proceeding 1992
      • Armacost, R. L., Mullens, M. A., Swart, W. W., and Componation, P. J. (1992). Customer Requirements in Industrialize Housing. Proceedings of the Housing America in the Twenty-first Century Conference 1992, Orlando, FA.

        {Conference Proceeding} [Refereed/Juried]

Support & Funding

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    • 2014 to 2015 The Role of Non-Technical Variables in NASA Research and Development Project Success sponsored by  - $33750
    • 2014 to 2014 Advanced Manufacturing Strategies of Energy Systems to Reduce Biofuels Costs sponsored by  - $50000
    • 2013 to 2014 Advanced Manufacturing Strategies to Grow and Advance the Biofuel Supply Chain sponsored by  - $20000
    • 2013 to 2014 Assessment of Formative Assessment Impacts on Learning in F2F, Hybrid and Online Environments sponsored by  - $50000
    • 2013 to 2014 Comparing the Relationship between Systems Engineering Processes and Project Success in Commercial and Government Research and Development Efforts sponsored by  - $30000
    • 2009 to 2014 Advanced Weapon System & Manufacturing Technologies (W31P4Q-09-D-0010) sponsored by  - $35000
    • 2008 to 2014 Evaluation of Systems Engineering Methods, Processes, and Tools (MPT) on Department of Defense and Intelligence Community Programs sponsored by  - $50000
    • 2008 to 2009 Assessing Systems Engineering Effectiveness in Major Defense Acquisition Programs (MDAPs) sponsored by  - $74776
    • 2008 to 2009 Transit Modeling and Mitigating Traffic Congestion sponsored by  - $76986
    • 2012 to 2013 System Engineering Discipline Research – Phase II sponsored by  - $750000
    • 2011 to 2012 System Engineering Discipline Research sponsored by  - $250000
    • 2007 to 2007 Conceptual Architecture Modeling and Simulation sponsored by  - $45000
    • 2006 to 2007 Effect of the Use of SE&I on Project ‘Success’ sponsored by  - $240000
    • 2005 to 2007 Conceptual Architecture Modeling and Simulation System sponsored by  - $1955106

Courses

      • IE 4345-001 Knowledge and Technology Management

        Application of decision theory principles and tools to evaluate alternative hardware/software system architectures based on technical design requirements such as mass, reliability, power and life cycle costs.  Systems engineering trade study approaches are presented with applications in defense, aerospace, energy and related areas.  Methods for dealing with technical data risk and uncertainty are presented. Prerequisite: Accepted in an UTA engineering professional program.

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2016 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • IE 4340-001 Engineering Project Management

        Develop and manage cross-disciplinary engineering design teams.  Topics include: Understanding R&D organizations, teams and workgroups, job design, organizational effectiveness, and leading technical professionals. Prerequisites: Enrolled in the engineering professional program.

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours

Administrative Appointment

  • 2014
    • July 2014 to Present - Chair, University of Michigan-Dearborn   Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering