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Paul J Componation

Professor, Industrial, Manufacturing, and Systems Engineering
Last Updated: September 22, 2021
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Research Interests

Research Interests
Development and optimization of complex systems in aerospace, transportation, medical 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.

Teaching Interests

Teaching Interests
Decision Analysis Engineering Management Engineering Economy

Education

Education

    • 1995 PhD in Industrial Engineering
      West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia
    • 1987 MS in Management
      Troy State University, Heidelberg Germany Campus
    • 1982 BS in Industrial Engineering
      West Virginia University, Morgantown

Appointments

Appointments

    • 2012 to 2014 Professor and Director of Graduate Education for Engineering Management
      Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering, Iowa State University
    • 2010 to 2012 Principal Investigator
      Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering and Engineering Management, University of Alabama in Huntsville
    • 2008 to 2012 Professor
      Industrial and Systems Engineering and Engineering Management, The University of Alabama in Huntsville
    • 2006 to 2012 Systems Engineering Program Coordinator
      Industrial and Systems Engineering and Engineering Management, The University of Alabama in Huntsville
    • 2002 to 2008 Associate Professor
      Industrial and Systems Engineering and Engineering Management, The University of Alabama in Huntsville
    • 2001 to 2005 Resident Researcher in Systems Engineering
      Systems Engineering, Marshall Space Flight Center
    • 1996 to 2002 Assistant Professor
      Industrial and Systems Engineering and Engineering Management, The University of Alabama in Huntsville
    • 1996 to 2001 Research Scientist
      Center for Systems Studies, University of Alabama in Huntsville
    • 1995 to 1996 Resident Associate
      Center for Entrepreneurial Studies and Development, West Virginia University
    • 1993 to 1996 Engineering Associate
      BDM Federal Inc
    • 1992 to 1995 Graduate Teaching Fellow
      Industrial and Management Systems Engineering, West Virginia University
    • 1991 to 1991 Graduate Research Assistant
      industrial Engineering, University of Central Florida
    • 1989 to 1991 Administrative Manager
      Sonoco Products Company
    • 1989 to 1989 Engineering Instructor
      Physics, Albright College
    • 1983 to 1989 Engineering Officer
      United States Air Force

Memberships

    • 2008 to Present American Society for Engineering Management
      Fellow
    • 1996 to Present Order of the Engineer
      Member
    • 1980 to Present Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers
      Senior Member

Awards and Honors

    • Oct  2019 Franklin B.W. Woodbury Special Srvice Award sponsored by American Society for Engineering Management
    • Nov  2018 Member sponsored by Phi Kappa Phi
    •  2009 Grant Award sponsored by American Society for Engineering Education - Engineering Economy Division
    •  2008 Fellow sponsored by American Society for Engineering Management
    • Oct  2006 Merritt Williams Best Conference Paper Award sponsored by American Society for Engineering Management
    •  2005 Certificate of Appreciation sponsored by University of Alabama in Huntsville Student Government Association
    •  2003 Engineering Management Honor Society Founding Member sponsored by Epsilon Mu Eta
    •  2003 Engineering Management Honor Society Founding Member sponsored by Epsilon Mu Eta
    •  2003 Marshall Space Flight Center Certificate of Appreciation sponsored by National Aeronautics and Space Administration
    • Oct  2001 Franklin B. W. Woodbury Special Service Award sponsored by American Society for Engineering Management
    •  2000 Industrial Engineer of the Year sponsored by Institute of Industrial Engineers Huntsville Alabama Chapter
    • Jun  2000 HATYS Professional of the Year sponsored by The Huntsville Association of Technical Societies
    •  1999 Outstanding Assistant Professor sponsored by University of Alabama in Huntsville College of Engineering
    •  1985 Commendation Medal sponsored by United State Air Force
    •  1980 Industrial Engineering Honor Society Member sponsored by Alpha Pi Mu
    •  1980 Industrial Engineering Honor Society Member sponsored by Alphi Pi Mu

Support & Funding

Support & Funding

This data is entered manually by the author of the profile and may duplicate data in the Sponsored Projects section.
    • Past to Present sponsored by  -  $95000
    • Sept 2021 to Aug 2024 UT Arlington GAANN sponsored by  -  $0
      (Currently Under Review)
    • Jan 2020 to Jan 2021 Managing Interprofessional Health Science Education Complexity using Systems Engineering sponsored by  -  $71017
      (Funded)
    • 2020 to 2020 Systems Engineering for Successful Proposals Workshop sponsored by  -  $0
      (Funded)
    • May 2017 to July 2019 Improving Conformance to Evidence-Based Best Practices for Insertion of Central Venous Catheters (CVC) in Adult Populations sponsored by  -  $137269
      (Funded)
    • June 2018 to Aug 2018 Continuous Process Improvement and Patient Care Data Analytics Project sponsored by  -  $70563
      (Funded)
    • June 2017 to May 2018 Big Data and Advanced Artificial Intelligence Techniques to Improve Manufacturing Operation Efficiency and Decision-Making sponsored by  -  $234435
      (Funded)
    • Sept 2016 to Aug 2017 NSF Workshop On Advanced Manufacturing Research Needs For The Aerospace Industry sponsored by  -  $75421
      (Funded)
    • Jan 2015 to May 2017 Resilient Systems Engineering Strategies sponsored by  -  $98006
      (Funded)

Publications


      1999
      • Book
        Lean Manufacturing Handbook
        [Adams, M., Czarnecki, H., Rahman, M., Componation, PaulJ, Schroer, B.A.].

      2008
      • Book Chapter
        Applied Project Management for Space Systems
        [Dobson, M.S., Componation, PaulJ, Leemann, T., Hutchins, S., Lawson, W.J.]. "Kluwer Academic Publishers".

      In Process
      • Journal Article
        Estimating Patient Visit Time in a Primary Care Setting Using Multilevel Modeling
        [Sadighi, Mozhdeh, Componation, Paul, Ferreira, Susan, Zhou, Yuan, Connolly, John, Halm, Ethan, Agusala, Bethany, Griffith, Patrice, Reed, Gary]. Medical Decision Making. Submitted.
      • Journal Article
        Using Mixed Methods Research to Identify Opportunities to Improve Efficiency in a Primary Care Clinic
        [Sadighi, Mozhdeh, Componation, Paul, Ferreira, Susan, Halm, Ethan, Agusala, Bethany, Griffith, Patrice, Reed, Gary]. American Journal of Medical Quality. Submitted.
      • Journal Article
        Engineering Manager Perceptions of the Relationships Between Systems Engineering and Project Success
        [Schomburg, K.A., Componation, PaulJ, Krejci, C.C., Stephenson, B.]. Engineering Management Journal : EMJ. Accepted.

      2017
      • Journal Article
        Team Member Perceptions of Alternative Decision Analysis Approaches
        [Componation, PaulJ, Dorneich, M.C., Nicholls, G.M.]. Engineering Management Journal : EMJ. 29(1), 45-54. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10429247.2016.1277887

      2015
      • Journal Article
        Learning Rates and Their Impacts on the Optimal Capacities and Production Costs of Biorefineries
        [Daugaard, T., Mutti, L.A., Wright, M.M., Brown, R.C., Componation, PaulJ, ]. Biofpr. 3, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/bbb.1513
      • Journal Article
        Stakeholders' Requirements Assessment for Biofuel Production
        [Fawzy, M., Componation, PaulJ, Guiping, H.]. International Journal of Management Science and Engineering Management. 4(11), 2439-2449.

      2014
      • Journal Article
        Biofuel Production: Stakeholders' Requirements Assessmentl
        [Componation, PaulJ, Fawzy, M.]. 7(1), 15-22. "Journal of Management and Engineering Integration".
      • Journal Article
        Transitioning from Teaching Lean Tools to Teaching Lean Transformation
        [Harris, G., Stone, K.B., Mayeshiba, T., Componation, PaulJ, Farrington, P.A., ]. Journal of Enterprise Transformation. 4(3), 191-204. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/19488289.2014.930545
      • Journal Article
        What is Wrong with Space System Cost Models? A Survey and Assessment of Cost Estimating Approaches
        [Keller, S., Collopy, P., Componation, PaulJ]. Acta Astronautica. 93, 345-351.

      2013
      • Journal Article
        Translation and Validation of the Survey "Employee Perception to Assess Lean Implementation Tool" to Brazilian Portuguese
        [Sarantopoulos, A., Min, L., Calado, R., Componation, PaulJ]. 6th IFAC Conference on Management and Control of Production and Logistics. Fortaleza, Ceara, Brazil.

      2012
      • Journal Article
        A Method of Stakeholder Reevaluation Through the Application of Salience Principles
        [DeArment, D.S., Componation, PaulJ, Nicholls, G.M.]. The Journal of Reliability, Maintainability, and Supportability in System Engineering. 6,
      • Journal Article
        A Stepwise Method of using Exploratory Factor Analysis in Creation of a Lean Survey
        [Shetty, S.K., Gholston, S.E., Componation, PaulJ]. The Journal of Management and Engineering Integration. 5(2), 10-20.

      2011
      • Journal Article
        Content Validation of an Assessment Tool of an Individual's Perception of Lean Implementation
        [Shetty, S.K., Componation, PaulJ, Gholston, S.E.]. The Journal of Managment and Engineering Integration. 4(1),
      • Journal Article
        Decision Maker Perceptions of Alternative Trade Study Approaches
        [Componation, PaulJ, Nicholls, G.M.]. The Journal of Reliability, Maintainability, and Supportability in Systems Engineering. 5,
      • Journal Article
        Exploring Alternative Strategies for Highly Accelerated Life Testing (HALT)
        [Componation, PaulJ, Jemison, P., Wessels, B., Gholston, S.E.]. The Journal of Reliability, Maintainability, and Supportability in Systems Engineering. 4,

      2010
      • Journal Article
        An Exploration of Fisher's Framework for Alignment of Supply Chain Strategy with Product Characteristics
        [Harris, G.A., Componation, PaulJ, Farrington, P.A.]. Engineering Management Journal : EMJ. 22(4), 31-42.

      2009
      • Journal Article
        Application of Risk within Net Present Value Calculations for Government Projects
        [Gradl, P.R., Youngblood, A.D., Componation, PaulJ, Gholston, S.E.]. The Engineering Economist. 54(2), 152-174. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00137910902902861
      • Journal Article
        The Relationship between Organizational Culture and Enterprise Risk Management
        [Kimbrough, R.L., Componation, PaulJ]. Engineering Management Journal : EMJ. 21(2), 18-26.
      • Journal Article
        Transportation Model Validation Using Extreme-World Method Scenario Construction
        [Shar, H., Componation, PaulJ, Anderson, M.D., Youngblood, A.D.]. Journal of the Transportation Research Forum. 48(1), DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5399/osu/jtrf.48.1.1776

      2008
      • Journal Article
        A Preliminary Assessment of the Relationships between Project Success, Systems Engineering, and Team Organization
        [Componation, PaulJ, Youngblood, A.D., Utley, D.R., Farrington, P.A.]. Engineering Management Journal : EMJ. 20(4),

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

      2006
      • Journal Article
        Aligning Strategy and Capital Allocation Decisions: A Case Study
        [Componation, PaulJ, Sadowski, W.F., Youngblood, A.D.]. Engineering Management Journal : EMJ. 18(2), 24-31.
      • Journal Article
        The Utilization of Modeling and Simulation as a Supply Chain Management Tool for a Recapitalization Program
        [Stingel, J.D., Componation, PaulJ]. Engineering Management Journal : EMJ. 18(1), 44-50.

      2005
      • Journal Article
        Improving Space Project Cost Estimating with Engineering Management Variables
        [Componation, PaulJ, Hamaker, J.W.]. Engineering Management Journal : EMJ. 17(2), 28-33.

      2004
      • Journal Article
        A Performance Based Technology Assessment Methodology to Support DoD Acquisition
        [Mahafza, S., Componation, PaulJ, Tippett, D.D.]. Defense Acquisition Review Journal. 11(3), 269-283.
      • Journal Article
        An Examination of the Trade Study Process at NASA
        [Dennis, H.J., Componation, PaulJ]. Engineering Management Journal : EMJ. 16(4), 10-18.
      • Journal Article
        Shuttle Performance Improvements through Multiple Database Integration
        [Stevens, J., Componation, PaulJ]. IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems. 40(2), 478-490. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/TAES.2004.1309999

      2003
      • Journal Article
        Benefits of Modeling and Simulation in Implementing a Shared Component Build Strategy
        [Componation, PaulJ, Gholston, S.E., Hyatt, L.A., Simmons, B.B.]. Systems Engineering. 6(2), 63-75. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/sys.10036
      • Journal Article
        Predicting USMC SBIR Phase I to Phase II Transition Success by Evaluating use of Systems Engineering Capabilities
        [Petee, D.A., Componation, PaulJ]. Engineering Management Journal : EMJ. 15(3), 21-27.

      2002
      • Journal Article
        Developing a Systems Engineering Training Plan at the U.S. Navy's Coastal Systems Station
        [Petee, D.A., Componation, PaulJ]. Systems Engineering. 15(3), 156-163. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/sys.10007

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

      2000
      • Journal Article
        Identification of Effective Problem Solving Tools to Support Continuous Process Improvement Teams
        [Componation, PaulJ, Farrington, P.A.]. Engineering Management Journal : EMJ. 12(1), 23-29.
      • Journal Article
        Lean Manufacturing: How to Start, Support, and Sustain
        [Componation, PaulJ, Adams, M., Czarnecki, H., Schroer, B.]. Journal of Materials and Manufacturing. 108(5), 1092-1097.
      • Journal Article
        Using a Modified Readiness Assessment for Concurrent Engineering Methodology
        [Componation, PaulJ, Byrd, Jr., J.]. Engineering Management Journal : EMJ. 11(1), 21-26.
      • Journal Article
        Utilizing Cluster Analysis to Structure Concurrent Engineering Teams
        [Componation, PaulJ, Byrd, Jr., J.]. IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management. 47(2), 269-280. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/17.846793

      1999
      • Journal Article
        Prioritizing Components of Concurrent Engineering to Support New Product Development
        [Componation, PaulJ, Utley, D.R., Armacost, R.L.]. Systems Engineering. 2(3), 168-176.

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

      1996
      • Journal Article
        A Readiness Assessment Methodology for Implementing Concurrent Engineering
        [Componation, PaulJ, Byrd, Jr., J.]. Advances in Concurrent Engineering. 5(2), 50-56.

      1994
      • Journal Article
        An AHP Framework for Prioritizing Customer Requirements in QFD: An industrialized Housing Application
        [Armacost, R.L., Componation, PaulJ, Mullens, M.A., Swart, W.W.]. IIE Transactions. 26(4), 72-79. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/07408179408966620

      2016
      • Conference Proceeding
        System Dynamics Patterns Related to Energy System Sustainability
        [Ferreira, S., Tejeda, J., Componation, PaulJ]. American Society for Engineering Management 2016 International Annual Conference. Concord, NC, USA.

      2015
      • Conference Proceeding
        Biofuel Production: Fast Pyrolysis Units' Manufacturing Infrastructure
        [Fawzy, M.F., Componation, PaulJ]. Proceedings of the 2015 International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management. Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
      • Conference Proceeding
        Biofuel Production: Potential Requirements Integration
        [Mostafa, F., Componation, PaulJ]. Industrial Engineering and Operations Management Conference. Orlando, FL, USA.
      • Conference Proceeding
        Comparing Systems Engineering and Project Success in Commercial-focused versus Government-focused Projects
        [Componation, PaulJ, Dorneich, M., Hansen, J.L.]. 2015 Conference on Systems Engineering Research. Hoboken, NJ, USA. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.procs.2015.03.006
      • Conference Proceeding
        Deming's Approach Implemented on Central Correspondences Department at Jeddah Municipality
        [Fawzy, M.F., Olson, E.W., Heising, C.D., Componation, PaulJ]. Proceedings of the 21st Annual International Deming Research Seminar. Washington, DC, USA.
      • Conference Proceeding
        Formative Assessments in Blended and Face-2-Face Education
        [Componation, PaulJ, Gidlewski, S.J., Stone, R.T.]. Proceedings of the 21st Annual International Dming Research Seminar. Washington, DC, USA.
      • Conference Proceeding
        Systems Engineering and Project Success at NASA
        [Schomburg, K., Componation, PaulJ, Collopy, P., Krejci, K.]. Proceedings of the 2015 Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference. Nashville, TN, USA. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.procs.2015.03.006

      2014
      • Conference Proceeding
        The Role of Non-Technical Variables in NASA Research and Development Project Success
        [Schomburg, K., Componation, PaulJ, Krejci, C.]. American Society for Engineering Management 2014 International Annual Conference. Virginia Beach, VA, USA.

      2013
      • Conference Proceeding
        Applying Alternative Decision-Making Approaches to a Complex Supplier Selection Problem
        [Componation, PaulJ, Dorneich, M.C., Hu, G.]. Proceedings of the 2013 Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference.
      • Conference Proceeding
        Identifying Factors that Influenced Perceived Quality in Engineering Trade Studies
        [Componation, PaulJ, Morris, M.D., Salles, H.]. American Society for Engineering Management 2013 International Annual Conference. Minneapolis, MN, USA.
      • Conference Proceeding
        Systems Engineering and Project Success in Government and Commercial Organizations
        [Componation, PaulJ, Dorneich, M., Hu, G., Farrington, P.A., Hansen, J.L.]. American Society for Engineering Management 2013 International Annual Conference. Minneapolis, MN, USA.

      2012
      • Conference Proceeding
        Development of a Research Agenda to Explore Value-based Software Design
        [Componation, PaulJ, Collopy, PD., Reed, G.S., Shapiro, D., Jhala, A.]. 32nd Annual Conference of the American Society for Engineering Management. Norfolk, VA, USA.
      • Conference Proceeding
        Measuring the Effect of On-line Homework Procedures on Student Exam Performance
        [Componation, PaulJ, Knight, A., Nicholls, G.M.]. American Society for Engineering Education. San Antonio, TX, USA.
      • Conference Proceeding
        Systems Engineering Theory: Addressing Complexity and Uncertainty in Space Systems Architecture
        [Componation, PaulJ, Collopy, P.D.]. AIAA SPACE 2012 Conference & Exposition. Pasadena, CA, USA. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.2514/6.2012-5278

      2011
      • Conference Proceeding
        Assessing the Relationship between Systems Engineering MPTs and Integrated Product Team Performance
        [Kirby, A., Componation, PaulJ, Farrington, P.A.]. 62nd International Astronautical Congress. Capetown, South Africa.
      • Conference Proceeding
        Moving from Lean Tools to Enterprise Transformation
        [Harris, G., Stone, K., Mayeshiba, T., Componation, PaulJ]. Lean Educator Conference. Huntsville, AL, USA.
      • Conference Proceeding
        Time to Transition: Financial Calculators and Clickers in the Classroom
        [Nicholls, G.M., Lewis, N., Componation, PaulJ, Eschenback, T.]. 118th American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference and Exposition. Vancouver, B.C., Canada.

      2010
      • Conference Proceeding
        A Low-cost Intervention to Prevent Falls in Active Older Women
        [Componation, PaulJ, Hall, R.A., Carpenter, S.L., O'Neal, P.]. Human Factors adn Ergonomics Society Conference. San Francisco, CA, USA. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/15419312005400203
      • Conference Proceeding
        A Methodology for Mapping Systems Engineering Challenges to Recommendations
        [Layman, L., Shull, F., Componation, PaulJ, O'Brien, S., Sabados, D., Carrigy, A., Turner, R.]. IEEE Systems Conference. San Diego, CA, USA. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1198/SYSTEMS.2010.5482336
      • Conference Proceeding
        A Survey of Agile Methods Processes and Tools
        [Sabados, D., Componation, PaulJ, O'Brien, S., Shull, F., Turner, R., Colbert, E.]. The American Helicopter Society 66th Annual Forum. Phoenix, AZ, USA.
      • Conference Proceeding
        Assessing an Organization's Transition to Lean
        [Shetty, S., Componation, PaulJ, Gholston, S.E., Utley, D.R.]. Proceedings of the 16th Annual International Conference on Industry, Engineering, and Management Systems. Coco Beach, FL, USA.
      • Conference Proceeding
        Early Identification of SE-related Program Risks
        [Boehm, B., Ingold, D., Dangle, K., Turner, R., Componation, PaulJ]. University of Southern California.
      • Conference Proceeding
        Early Identification of SE-Related Program Risks
        [Componation, PaulJ, Dangle, K., Boehm, B., Ingold, D., Turner, R.]. Systems Engineering Research Conference. Hoboken, NJ, USA.

      2009
      • Conference Proceeding
        Integration and Interoperability: A Quantitative Assessment Tool for Project Managers
        [Turso, B., Componation, PaulJ]. Industrial Engineering Research Conference. Miami, FL, USA.

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

      2007
      • Conference Proceeding
        Assessing the Relationships between Project Success, Systems Engineering and Team Organization
        [Componation, PaulJ, Youngblood, A.D., Utley, D.R., Farrington, P.A., Benfield, P.J.]. 28th Annual Conference of the American Society for Engineering Managemnt Conference. Chattanooga, TN, USA.
      • Conference Proceeding
        Classification of Products for Alignment with Supply Chain Strategy
        [Sullivan, K.W., Harris, G.A., Farrington, P.A., Componation, PaulJ]. 28th Annual Conference for the American Society for Engineering Management. Chattanooga, TN, USE.

      2006
      • Conference Proceeding
        Analysis of Supply Chain Alignment: A Modeling Approach
        [Harris, G.A., Watson, M.S., Componation, PaulJ, Killingsworth, W.R.]. 27th Annual Conference of the American Society for Engineering Management. Huntsville, AL, USA.
      • Conference Proceeding
        Defining Trade Space for CAIV Optimization Using a Cost Model Derived from Linear Regression of NASA Project Data
        [Krupa, J.F., Componation, PaulJ]. International Council on System Engineering Conference. Orlando, FL, USA.
      • Conference Proceeding
        Product Characteristics: The Establishment of Key Attributes for Product Classification
        [Harris, G.A., Sullivan, K.W., Componation, PaulJ, Farrington, P.A.]. Industrial Engineering Research Conference. Orlando, FL, USA.
      • Conference Proceeding
        The Relationship between Organizational Culture and Enterprise Risk Management
        [Kimbrough, R.L., Componation, PaulJ]. Annual Conference of the American Society for Engineering Management Conference. Huntsville, AL, USA.

      2005
      • Conference Proceeding
        Aligning Supply Chain Strategy with Product Demand Characteristics
        [Harris, G.A., Componation, PaulJ]. Proceedings of the 2005 Huntsville Simulation Conference. Huntsville, AL, USA.
      • Conference Proceeding
        Defining CAIV 'Trade Space' by Utilizing a NAFCOM Meta-Model
        [Componation, PaulJ, Krupa, J.F.]. 26th Annual Conference of the American Society for Engineering Management. Virginia Beach, VA, USA.

      2004
      • Conference Proceeding
        Annual Conference of the American Society for Engineering Management
        [Snell, C., Componation, PaulJ]. 25th Annual Conference of the American Society for Engineering Management. Alexandria, VA, USA.
      • Conference Proceeding
        Defining the 'Trade Space' for CAIV
        [Krupa, F.J., Componation, PaulJ]. 25th Annual Conference of the American Society for Engineering Management. Alexandria, VA, USA.
      • Conference Proceeding
        Improving Space Project Parametric Cost Models Using Engineering Management Variables
        [Componation, PaulJ, Hamaker, J.]. 25th Annual Conference of the American Society for Engineering Managment. Alexandria, VA, USA.

      2002
      • Conference Proceeding
        Adopting the Lean Philosophy and Performance Measures
        [Harris, G.A., Spann, M.S., Componation, PaulJ]. Proceedings of the 2002 Huntsville Simulation Conference.
      • Conference Proceeding
        Benefits of Modeling and Simulation for Shared Production Lines
        [Componation, PaulJ, Hyatt, L.A., Simmons, B.B.]. Proceedings of the 2002 Huntsville Simulation Conference.
      • Conference Proceeding
        Modeling and Simulation in the Production Environment Yields Numerous Benefits for the Department of Defense
        [Hyatt, L.A., Simmons, B.B., Componation, PaulJ]. Proceedings of the 2002 Defense Manufacturing Conference. Dallas, TX, USA.

      2001
      • Conference Proceeding
        Development of a Systems Engineering Training Plan at the U.S. Navy's Coastal System Station
        [Componation, PaulJ, Petee, D.A.]. Proceedings of the 2001 National Conference of the American Society for Engineering Management. Huntsville, AL, USA.
      • Conference Proceeding
        Identification and Analysis of Tool Usage among Process Improvement Teams
        [Componation, PaulJ, Swain, J.J. ]. Industrial Engineering Research Conference. Dallas, TX, USA.

      2000
      • Conference Proceeding
        Systems Engineering: What's Really Happening in the Field
        [Componation, PaulJ, Moore, D.E.]. Proceedings of the 2000 National Conference of the American Society for Engineering Management.

      1999
      • Conference Proceeding
        Lean Manufacturing: How to Start, Support, and Sustain
        [Czarnecik, H., Adams, M., Componation, PaulJ, Schroer, B.]. Proceedings of the 2nd Annual Southern Automotive Manufacturing Conference adn Exposition. Birmingham, AL, USA.
      • Conference Proceeding
        Rapid Prototyping and Tooling: From Thought to Part
        [Paxton, J., Adams, M., Componation, PaulJ, Cranston, J., Schroer, B.]. Proceedings of the 2nd Annual Southern Automotive Manufacturing Conference and Exposition. Birmingham, AL, USA.
      • Conference Proceeding
        Simulation as a Tool for Continuous Process Improvement
        [Adams, M., Componation, PaulJ, Czarnecki, H., Schroer, B.J.]. Simulation Conference Proceedings. 1, 766-773. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/WSC.1999.823256

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

      1997
      • Conference Proceeding
        A Cluster Analysis Approach to Support Team Structuring in Concurrent Engineering
        [Componation, PaulJ, Utley, D.R., Swain, J.J.]. Proceedings of the 6th Annual Industrial Engineering Research Conference. Norcross, GA, USA.
      • Conference Proceeding
        A Proposed Methodology for Project Risk Mitigation
        [Componation, PaulJ, Byrd, Jr., J., Moore, R.]. Proceedings of the 1997 National Conference of the American Society for Engineering Management. Virginia Beach, VA, USA.
      • Conference Proceeding
        Prioritizing Components of Successful Concurrent Engineering Programs
        [Componation, PaulJ, Utley, D.R., Armacost, R.L., Moore, R.]. Proceedings of the Young Faculty Symposium at The University of Alabama in Huntsville. Huntsville, AL, USA.

      1996
      • Conference Proceeding
        A Readiness Assessment Methodology for Implementing Concurrent Engineering
        [Componation, PaulJ, Byrd, Jr., J.]. Proceedings of the 3rd Annual ISPE International Conference on Concurrent Engineering. West Bloomfield, MI, USA.
      • Conference Proceeding
        A Simulator for Evaluating Manufacturing Lines
        [Componation, PaulJ, Estremadoyro, D.N., Schroer, B.J.]. Proceedings of the Southern Simulation Conference. San Diego, CA, USA.

      1992
      • Conference Proceeding
        Customer Requirements in Industrialized Housing
        [Armacost, R.L., Swart, M.A., Swart, W.W., Componation, PaulJ]. Proceedings of the Housing America in the Twenty-first Century Conference. Orlando, FL, USA.

      2018
      • Technical Report
        NSF Workshop: Advanced Manufacturing Research for Aerospace
        [Componation, PaulJ, Gray2018, B.].

      2009
      • Technical Report
        Evaluation of Systems Engineering Methods, processes and Tools on Department of Defense and Intelligence Community Programs
        [Turner, R., Shull, F., Boehm, B., Carrigy, A., Clarke, L., Componation, PaulJ, Dagli, C., Lane, J.A., Layman, L., Miller, A.]. Hoboken, NJ, USA: "Systems Engineering Research Center".

      2002
      • Technical Report
        Evaluation of Project Management, Systems Engineering, and Business Management Functions at Marshall Space Flight Center
        [Componation, PaulJ]. Marshall Space Flight Cneter. Huntsville, AL, USA.

      2001
      • Technical Report
        Evaluation of NAVSEA Coastal Systems Station Systems Engineering Process
        [Componation, PaulJ]. U.S. Navy Coastal System Station. Panama City, FL, USA.

      1999
      • Technical Report
        Improving the Kitting and Packing at a Distribution Center
        [Newell, J., Likeum, G., Componation, PaulJ, Schroer, B.]. Details, Inc.. Athens, AL, USA.
      • Technical Report
        MSFC Training and Crew Systems Division training Development Process Knowledge Engineering Study
        [Bliss, J.P., Componation, PaulJ, Messimer, S.L., Stowers, D.A.]. The Boeing Company. Huntsville, Al, USA.
      • Technical Report
        Quality Data Analysis
        [Componation, PaulJ, Adams, M.]. Excellence, Inc.. Huntsville, AL, USA.
      • Technical Report
        Review of Continuous Process Improvement Performance Measures
        [Componation, PaulJ]. Huntsville/Madison County Mental Health Center. Huntsville, AL, USA.
      • Technical Report
        Slasher Changeover Continuous Process Improvement Team
        [Componation, PaulJ]. Tyco Adhesive. Albertville, AL, USA.
      • Technical Report
        Work Sampling to Minimize Setup at a CNC Machining Center
        [Serrano, J., Nguyen, J., Componation, PaulJ, Schroer, B.]. AirDro Cylinders, Inc.. Decatur, AL, USA.

      1998
      • Technical Report
        Lean Manufacturing Research Report
        [Componation, PaulJ, Utley, D.R.]. PPG Industries. Huntsville, AL, USA.
      • Technical Report
        Testing Thermal Uniformity of Heated Lines
        [Componation, PaulJ, Commander, M.T.]. PPG Industries. Huntsville, AL, USA.

      1997
      • Technical Report
        Manufacturing Methods Initiative Project Analysis of Facility Layout and Design
        [Componation, PaulJ, Utley, D.R.]. PPG Industries. Huntsville, AL, USA.
      • Technical Report
        Production Ramp-up Analysis for MLRS SEIF Destruct Fuse High Rate Equipment
        [Componation, PaulJ]. U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command. Redstone Arsenal, Huntsville, AL, USA.

      1996
      • Technical Report
        Implementation of Team Based Design Practices
        [Componation, PaulJ, Hadsell, C.C.]. Xerox Product Development. Rochester, NY, USA.

      1995
      • Technical Report
        Central Warehouse Analysis for West Virginia's Ohio County Public School System
        [Componation, PaulJ]. Center for Entrepreneurial Studies and Development, Inc., West Virginia University. Wheeling, WV, USA.
      • Technical Report
        The Willard Hotel: Assessment, Analysis and Evaluation of Adaptive Uses
        [Componation, PaulJ]. North Central West Virginia Community Action Association. Fairmont, WV, USA.

      1994
      • Technical Report
        Hazardous and Toxic Waste Storage Technology Assessment
        [Componation, PaulJ]. BDM Federal / U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Morgantown, WV, USA.

      2014
      • Magazine/Trade Publication
        Management is about Making Decisions: Hopefully the Right Decisions
        [Componation, PaulJ]. Industrial Management. January/February,

      2005
      • Magazine/Trade Publication
        Enhancing Aerospace Testing Alliance (ATA) Systems Engineering Processes at the Arnold Engineering Development Center (AEDC)
        [Componation, PaulJ, Benfield, P.J., Fortune, J.L.]. Enterprise Risk Management and Organizational Culture - What's the Best Fit?. "Internal Auditor".

      2002
      • Magazine/Trade Publication
        Competency Development of Systems Engineering Practitioners
        [Componation, PaulJ]. Insight. 5(1), 15-16.

      1999
      • Magazine/Trade Publication
        Selling Price - Cost = Profit
        [Adams, M., Czarnecki, H., Componation, PaulJ, Schroer, B.]. SAE Off-Highway Engineering. 12,

      1999
      • Research Report
        Outsourcing and Product Pricing at Wolverine
        [Ebersole, P., Componation, PaulJ, Schroer, B.]. Wolverine Tube, Inc.. Ardmore, AL, USA.

Presentations

    • April  2021
      Componation, PaulJ, "Welcome - Decision Analytics at UTA", IBM, On-line . (April 6, 2021).
    • October  2019
      Sadighi, Mozhdeh (Author & Presenter), Componation, Paul (Author), Ferreira, Susan (Author), Gary, Reed (Author), Halm, Ethan (Author), Griffith, Patrice (Author), "A Case Study for Patient Workload Analysis of an Outpatient Clinic", American Society for Engineering Management. (October , 2019).
    • October  2019
      Fawzy, Mostafa (Author), Componation, Paul (Author & Presenter), "Trade Study of Energy Production Units Using Pugh Concept Selection Matrix", American Society for Engineering Management, Philadelphia, PA, USA. (October , 2019).
    • May  2019
      Componation, PaulJ, "Evaluating how Context Changes Results in Trade Studies", Orlando, Florida. (May 19, 2019).
    • May  2019
      Componation, PaulJ, "Systems Engineering Stakeholders: Understanding Differences in Priorities", Orlando Florida. (May 19, 2019).
    • October  2018
      Componation, PaulJ (Presenter), "Findings from the 2017 NSF Workshop on Advanced Manufacturing Research in Aerospace", American Society for Engineering Management, Coeur d'Alene, ID, USA. (October 20, 2018).
    • October  2018
      Ferreira, Susan (Author), Sadighi, Mozhdeh (Author & Presenter), Sulistio, Melanie (Author), Farr, Deborah (Author), Bennett, Daniel (Author), Phelps, Eleanor (Author), Weia, Benjamin (Author), Kuo, Eric (Author), Reed, Gary (Author), Componation, Paul, "A Case Study for Sustaining a Standardized Healthcare Procedure", American Society for Engineering Management, Coeur d'Alene, ID, USA. (October 18, 2018).
    •  2017
      Componation, PaulJ, "Collaborative Decision Making for Airspace Optimization", Technological University of Panama, Panama City, Panama. ( , 2017).
    •  2015
      Phelps, E., Brown, P., Fish, J., Griffith, P., Baldwin, M., Componation, PaulJ, Reed, W., "Building Capability for Quality Improvement: A Novel Approach to Inter-professional Quality Improvement Methodology Training", Orlando, FL, USA. ( , 2015).
    •  2012
      Componation, PaulJ, "Assessment of Student Learning and Resource Usage Patterns in an Undergraduate STEM Course", University of Alabama System, Huntsville, AL, USA. ( , 2012).
    •  2011
      Componation, PaulJ, Gholston, S.E., Shetty, S., "Assessing an Individual's Perception of Lean at the Work Place", Institute of Industrial Engineering, Reno, NV, USA. ( , 2011).
    •  2011
      Componation, PaulJ, Gillian, N., Lewis, N. , Eschenbach, T., "Assessing an Individual's Perception of Lean at the Work Place", Industrial Engineering Society, Reno, NV, USA. ( , 2011).
    •  2011
      Nicholls, G., Componation, PaulJ, Lewis, N., Knight, A., "Assessing the Effects of On-line Homework Procedures and Students' Performance", Institute of Industrial Engineers, Reno, NV, USA. ( , 2011).
    •  2011
      Componation, PaulJ, Nicholls, G.M., Knight, A., "Assessing the Relationship Between Course Support Tools and Student Self-assessment of Performance", Institute of Industrial Engineers, Reno, NV, USA. ( , 2011).
    •  2011
      Shetty, S.K., Componation, PaulJ, Gholston, S.E., "Structured Equation Modeling (SEM) Analysis of the Employee Perception of Lean Implementation Tool (EPLIT)", Huntsville, AL, USA. ( , 2011).
    •  2011
      Componation, PaulJ, Nicholls, G.M., Eschenbach, T., "Systems Engineering Decision Making to Support Complex Systems Development", American Society for Engineering Management, Lubbock, TX, USA. ( , 2011).
    •  2009
      Componation, PaulJ, "An Extension of Systems Engineering Tools to the Development of a Formal Method for CAIV Implementation", International Council on Systems Engineering, Suffolk, VA, USA. ( , 2009).
    •  1999
      Componation, PaulJ, "Fundamentals of Lean Manufacturing", Birmingham, AL, USA. ( , 1999).
    •  1998
      Componation, PaulJ, "An Introduction to Plant Level Ergonomics", Arab, AL, USA. ( , 1998).
    •  1998
      Componation, PaulJ, "Ergonomics: It Doesn't have to be a Pain in the Back". ( , 1998).
    •  1998
      Componation, PaulJ, "Increasing Manufacturing Efficiency", Alabama Technology Network. ( , 1998).
    •  1998
      Componation, PaulJ, "Overview of Systems Engineering Programs in the United States", International Council on Systems Engineering, Vancouver, Canada. ( , 1998).
    •  1997
      Componation, PaulJ, Farrington, P.A., Schroer, B.J., "Hands-on Design Experienced for Undergraduates", NSF, Washington, DC, USA. ( , 1997).
    •  1996
      Componation, PaulJ, "A Readiness Assessment Methodology to Implement Integrated Product and Process Development". ( , 1996).

Students Supervised

    • Dec 2020
      Dissertation Committee Member
      Thomas Peter McCall, (Mech and Aero Engineering)
      Automating Aerospace Synthesis Code Generation
    • 2015
      Dissertation Committee Chair
      Mostafa Fawzy, Iowa State University Research Excellence Award - 2015
      A Multi-criteria Decision Framework for a Unstructured Complex Problem: A Strategy for Biofuel Production
    • 2015
      Master's Thesis Committee Chair
      Kathryne Schomburg, Iowa State University Research Excellence Award
      Comparing the Relationship Between Systems Engineering and Project Success in NASA R&D and other Organizations
    • 2014
      Master's Thesis Committee Chair
      Jordan Hansen, Iowa State University Research Excellence Award
      Comparing the Relationship Between Systems Engineering and Project Success in NASA R&D and other Organizations
    • 2014
      Master's Thesis Committee Chair
      Sarah Gidlewski, Iowa State University Research Excellence Award
      The use of Formative Assessments in Traditional and Hybrid Lecture-labs of Industrial Engineering Undergraduates and their Motivational Profiles
    • 2012
      Graduate Capstone/Senior Project
      Donovan DeArment,
      Stakeholder Re-Evaluation through the Application of Salience Principles
    • 2012
      Graduate Capstone/Senior Project
      Robert Wade,
      Portfolio Selection for Defense Robotics
    • 2012
      Supervisory Committee Chair
      Dwanetta Reed,
    • 2012
      Supervisory Committee Chair
      George Olden,
    • 2012
      Supervisory Committee Chair
      Gregory Wildman,
    • 2012
      Supervisory Committee Chair
      Michael Gesellschap,
    • 2012
      Supervisory Committee Chair
      Ronald Huskey,
    • 2011
      Dissertation Committee Chair
      Sushil Shetty,
      A Proposed New Model to understand Lean Implementation using Employee Perception
    • 2011
      Graduate Capstone/Senior Project
      Joyner Livingston,
      Military Utility Assessment of Blood Products for Battlefield Treatment of Severe Hemorrhage
    • 2011
      Graduate Capstone/Senior Project
      Nathan Anderson,
      Applying Process Improvement Techniques to the ARAV Field Schedule
    • 2011
      Supervisory Committee Chair
      Anthony Howard,
    • 2011
      Supervisory Committee Chair
      Daniel Volkman,
    • 2010
      Graduate Capstone/Senior Project
      Chris Gordon,
      A Case Study in Employee Engagement
    • 2010
      Graduate Capstone/Senior Project
      Miranda Kimberl,
      Prime Contracting: Is GRA Ready?
    • 2010
      Graduate Capstone/Senior Project
      Nathan Hanks,
      Ranking Strategic Plan Tasks Using an Analytic Hierarchy Process Framework
    • 2010
      Supervisory Committee Chair
      Michael Alldredge,
    • 2009
      Dissertation Committee Chair
      Robert Hall,
      Fall Prevention in the Active Female Population through Recurrent Low-Cost Intervention
    • 2009
      Graduate Capstone/Senior Project
      Brie Turso,
      Streamlining the Air Worthiness Release Process to Accelerate Implementation for U.S. Army Aircraft
    • 2009
      Graduate Capstone/Senior Project
      Dana Beck,
      Traditional Product Development and Agile Product Development: Skills Needed for the 21st Century Engineer
    • 2009
      Graduate Capstone/Senior Project
      Eric Alexander,
      Tailoring and Application of Interface Management Processes for the Ares I Project
    • 2009
      Graduate Capstone/Senior Project
      Jonathan Roop,
      Streamlining the Air Worthiness Release Process to Accelerate Implementation for U.S. Army Aircraft
    • 2009
      Graduate Capstone/Senior Project
      Mary DeArment,
      The University of Alabama in Huntsville Masters in Systems Engineering: Meeting Graduate Students’ Needs
    • 2009
      Graduate Capstone/Senior Project
      Michael Martin,
      Defense Acquisition Application of a Systems Engineering Performance Assessment Tool
    • 2009
      Graduate Capstone/Senior Project
      Patrick Jemison,
      A Continuous Ramp Methodology for Vibration in Highly Accelerated Life Testing
    • 2009
      Graduate Capstone/Senior Project
      Sarah Hard,
      Implementation of a Requirements Management Document for a Joint International Military Program
    • 2009
      Graduate Capstone/Senior Project
      Stephen Hutson,
      Agile Software Development and the Application of its Principles to Large, Complex System Development
    • 2009
      Graduate Capstone/Senior Project
      Timothy Pitt,
      Assessing Current Uncooled Infrared Sensor Technology
    • 2008
      Dissertation Committee Chair
      Joseph Krupa,
      An Extension and Application of Systems Engineering Tools to the Development of a Formal Methodology for CAIV Implementation
    • 2008
      Graduate Capstone/Senior Project
      Daniel Miller,
      Employee Retention and Motivation in High Technology Organizations
    • 2008
      Graduate Capstone/Senior Project
      Gertrude Johnson,
      A Competency Aligned Organization: Evaluating SPAWAR’s Transition
    • 2008
      Graduate Capstone/Senior Project
      Jared Biggs,
      A Methodology to Support Analysis of an Ares I Lifecycle Operations Model
    • 2008
      Graduate Capstone/Senior Project
      Michael Mize,
      Radar Resource Management Model for Low and Medium Fidelity Simulations
    • 2008
      Graduate Capstone/Senior Project
      Robert Goldsmith,
      Requirements and DoD Programs of Record
    • 2008
      Graduate Capstone/Senior Project
      Tara Polsgrove,
      Design Transitions Between Preliminary Design and Detailed Design Organizations
    • 2008
      Supervisory Committee Chair
      Christopher Wood,
    • 2007
      Dissertation Committee Chair
      Gregory Harris,
      Alignment of Supply Chain Strategy with Product Characteristics
    • 2007
      Graduate Capstone/Senior Project
      Anthony Holden,
      Application of Lean to Seaport Operations
    • 2007
      Graduate Capstone/Senior Project
      Heather Bennett,
    • 2007
      Graduate Capstone/Senior Project
      Paul Gradl,
      Application of Risk within Net Present Value Calculations for Government Projects
    • 2007
      Supervisory Committee Chair
      Shad Combs,
    • 2006
      Dissertation Committee Chair
      Joseph Hamaker,
      Improving the Predictive Capability of Spacecraft Cost Models by Considering Non-Technical Variables
    • 2006
      Dissertation Committee Chair
      Robert Kimbrough,
      Organizational Culture & Enterprise Risk Management
    • 2006
      Graduate Capstone/Senior Project
      Kyle Holdmeyer,
      Translated Global Positioning System (Gps) Range System (Tgrs) Trade Study
    • 2006
      Graduate Capstone/Senior Project
      Nickolas Kioutas,
      A Common Framework for Valuing Technology Development Projects Using Real-options
    • 2006
      Graduate Capstone/Senior Project
      Scott Hutchins, 27th American Society for Engineering Management (2006) Best Student Paper Award
      Node 3 Launch-to-Activation Trade Study
    • 2006
      Graduate Capstone/Senior Project
      Sue O'Brien,
      Development of A Systems Engineering Plan Checklist
    • 2006
      Supervisory Committee Chair
      Thomas Channel,
    • 2005
      Dissertation Committee Co-Chair
      Sherry Mahafza, Co-Chair with Dr. Donald Tippett
    • 2005
      Graduate Capstone/Senior Project
      Dawn Klamser,
      Airborne Laser Mine Detection System Low Rate Initial Production POD for Housing/Window Assembly Trade Study
    • 2005
      Graduate Capstone/Senior Project
      Larry Gunter,
      Reducing Weapon System Acquisition Times by Applying Lean Development Principles
    • 2005
      Graduate Capstone/Senior Project
      Matthew Thomas,
      March Madness: An Application of Markov Chains
    • 2005
      Graduate Capstone/Senior Project
      Tzong Lee,
      An Exploratory Study of a Complexity Measurement Approach for Assessment of Large Engineering Systems
    • 2004
      Dissertation Committee Chair
      Wyatt Shankle,
      Engineering Standards: A New Contextual Variable for Organizational Structure
    • 2004
      Graduate Capstone/Senior Project
      Chuck Snell,
      Using Simulation to Evaluate Alternative Manufacturing Policies
    • 2004
      Graduate Capstone/Senior Project
      Robert Burrough,
      Relating Job Satisfaction and Job Performance: An Introspective Case Study of Mentor Graphics
    • 2004
      Supervisory Committee Chair
      Amanda Heathington,
    • 2004
      Supervisory Committee Chair
      Bernard Vatz,
    • 2004
      Supervisory Committee Chair
      Chadwick Reaves,
    • 2003
      Graduate Capstone/Senior Project
      Henry Dennis,
      An Examination of the Trade Study Process at NASA
    • 2003
      Graduate Capstone/Senior Project
      John Stingel,
      The Utilization of Modeling and Simulation as a Supply Chain Management Tool for a Recapitalization Program
    • 2003
      Graduate Capstone/Senior Project
      Valerie Perella,
      Project Management through Risk Management
    • 2003
      Graduate Capstone/Senior Project
      William Sadowski,
      Aligning Strategy and Capital Allocation Decisions: A Case Study
    • 2003
      Supervisory Committee Chair
      Angela Nolen,
    • 2003
      Supervisory Committee Chair
      Darin Kielsmeier,
    • 2002
      Graduate Capstone/Senior Project
      Jennifer Stevens,
      Closing the Loop: Evaluating System Interactions from Performance Databases on the Space Shuttle Solid Rocket Boosters
    • 2001
      Dissertation Committee Chair
      Christopher Grounds,
      Command and Control Operator Distrust of Automation
    • 2001
      Graduate Capstone/Senior Project
      Brian Patrick,
      Verification Methodology in Systems Engineering
    • 2001
      Graduate Capstone/Senior Project
      Charles Murdock,
      Constructive Simulation Runs in Support of Weapon System Requirements Analysis
    • 2001
      Graduate Capstone/Senior Project
      Danny Petee,
      Development of a Systems Engineering Training Plan at the U.S. Navy’s Coastal Systems Station
    • 2001
      Graduate Capstone/Senior Project
      Gary Stiger,
      The Assessment of CMMI-SE/SW V.1.0 to ISO/IEC CD2 Requirements
    • 2001
      Master's Thesis Committee Chair
      Elizabeth Kitchen,
      Simulation: A Decision-Making Tool for Business Process Reengineering
    • 2001
      Supervisory Committee Chair
      Benjamin Lankford,
    • 2000
      Graduate Capstone/Senior Project
      Dale Moore,
      Systems Engineering: What’s Really Happening in the Field
    • 2000
      Supervisory Committee Chair
      Edwin Miller,
    • 1998
      Supervisory Committee Chair
      Denis Bergquest,

Courses

      • IE 6197-014 RESEARCH IN INDUSTRIAL ENGR
        (Course Id: 103287)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2021
      • IE 5191-003 ADV STUDIES IN INDUS ENGR
        (Topic: Advanced Studies in Industrial | Course Id: 103226)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2021
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        (Course Id: 103226)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2021
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        (Course Id: 103226)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2021
      • IE 6197-014 RESEARCH IN INDUSTRIAL ENGR
        (Course Id: 103287)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2021
      • IE 5191-001 ADV STUDIES IN INDUS ENGR
        (Topic: Advanced Studies in Industrial | Course Id: 103226)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • IE 5191-003 ADV STUDIES IN INDUS ENGR
        (Topic: Advanced Studies in Industrial | Course Id: 103226)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • IE 5391-014 ADV STUDY IN INDUST ENGR
        (Course Id: 103280)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • IE 5304-001 ADVANCED ENGR ECONOMY
        (Course Id: 103232)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020
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        (Course Id: 103232)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • IE 5304-003 ADVANCED ENGR ECONOMY
        (Course Id: 103232)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • IE 2308-004 ECONOMICS FOR ENGINEERS
        (Course Id: 112241)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • IE 6197-014 RESEARCH IN INDUSTRIAL ENGR
        (Course Id: 103287)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • IE 6397-014 RESEARCH IN INDUSTRIAL ENGR
        (Course Id: 103300)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020
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        (Topic: Advanced Studies in Industrial | Course Id: 103226)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2020
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        (Topic: Advanced Studies in Industrial | Course Id: 103226)
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        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020
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        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2020
      • IE 5191-001 ADV STUDIES IN INDUS ENGR
        (Topic: Advanced Studies in Industrial | Course Id: 103226)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2019
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        (Topic: Advanced Studies in Industrial | Course Id: 103226)
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        (Topic: Advanced Studies in Industrial | Course Id: 103226)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2019
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        (Topic: Advanced Studies in Industrial | Course Id: 103226)
        Summer - Eleven Week - 2019
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        Summer - 2019
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        (Topic: DECISION ANALYSIS IN SYS DSIGN | Course Id: 103219)
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        (Course Id: 103308)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019
      • IE 5191-014 ADV STUDIES IN INDUS ENGR
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        (Course Id: 103280)
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        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018
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      • IE 6697-014 RESEARCH IN INDUSTRIAL ENGR
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        Summer - Eleven Week - 2017
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      • HONR-EN 4303-001 ADVANCED SPECIAL TOPICS
        (Topic: Decision Analysis | Course Id: 103862)
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        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2017
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      • IE 5191-014 ADV STUDIES IN INDUS ENGR
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        Summer - Eleven Week - 2016
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        Summer - Eleven Week - 2015
      • IE 4391-014 SPEC PROB INDUSTRIAL ENGR
        (Course Id: 103223)
        Summer - Five Week - First - 2015
      • IE 5304-001 ADVANCED ENGR ECONOMY
        (Course Id: 103232)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • IE 5304-002 ADVANCED ENGR ECONOMY
        (Course Id: 103232)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • IE 5304-003 ADVANCED ENGR ECONOMY
        (Course Id: 103232)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • IE 5304-004 ADVANCED ENGR ECONOMY
        (Course Id: 103232)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2015
      • IE 5351-001 INTRO TO SYSTEMS ENGINEERING
        (Course Id: 103276)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014

Service to the University

    • Nov 2020 to  Present Co-Chair
      University Research Enhancement Program
    • Feb 2018 to  Present Committee Member
      UTA Teaching Effectiveness Taskforce
    • Jan 2013 to  Present Committee Member
      Iowa State University Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering Graduate Learning Community Committee
    • May 2019 to  May 2019 Committee Member
      Faculty-Led Study Abroad Program Development Grant 2019-2020
    • 2017 to  2018 Committee Member
      Non-tenure Track Faculty Career Track Committee
    • Jan 2016 to  2018 Committee Chair
      University of Texas Arlington College of Engineering Efficiency Committee
    • 2014 to  2016 Committee Member
      University of Texas Arlington College of engineering Distance Education Program Review Task Force
    • Jan 2014 to  2016 Task Force Member
      University of Texas Arlington Distance Education Program
    • 2013 to  2014 Committee Member
      Iowa State University College Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering Department Systems Engineering Graduate Learning Community Committee
    • 2013 to  2014 University Senate Service
      Iowa State University Faculty Senate
    • 2011 to  2012 Chairperson
      Faculty Senate Governance Committee Chair
    • 2011 to  2012 Committee Member
      University of Alabama in Huntsville Honors Council
    • 2010 to  2012 University Senate Service
      University of Alabama in Huntsville Faculty Senate
    • 1996 to  2012 Faculty Advisor
      University of Alabama in Huntsville Industrial and Systems Engineering and Engineering Management Alpha Pi Mu
    • 1996 to  2012 Faculty Advisor
      University of Alabama in Huntsville Industrial and Systems Engineering and Engineering Management Department Epsilon Mu Eta Honor Society
    • 2010 to  2011 University Senate Service
      University of Alabama in Huntsville Faculty Senate - Parliamentarian
    • 1996 to  2001 Committee Member
      University of Alabama in Huntsville College of Engineering Open House Committee
    • 1996 to  1997 instructor
      University of Alabama in Huntsville A Day on Campus
    • 1995 to  1996 Committee Member
      University of Alabama in Huntsville Industrial and Systems Engineering and Engineering Management Department Chair Search Committee

Service to the Profession

    • 2016 to  Present
      Executive Director
      Epsilon Mu Eta Engineering Management Honor Society
    • 2016 to  Present
      Board of Advisors
      West Virginia University Industrial Engineering Department
    • June 2020 to  June 2020
      Reviewer, Grant Proposal (Arlington, VA, USA)
      National Science Foundation
      Red Team Panel Member - Reviewing Proposals
    • Oct 2019 to  Oct 2019
      Board of Directors (Philadelphia, PA, USA)
      Epsilon Mu Eta - Town Hall Meeting
    • Aug 2019 to  Oct 2019
      Committee Member
      American Society for Engineering Management - Best Journal Paper Competition
    • Past to  2018
      Reviewer, Book
      Tailor and Francis Publishers
    • 2012 to  2018
      Editor, Associate Editor
      Engineering Management Journal
    • 2011 to  2017
      Officer, President/Elect/Past
      Epsilon Mu Eta Engineering Management Honor Society
    • Past to  2016
      Track Organizer
      American Society for Engineering Management
    • Past to  2016
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      The Engineering Economist
    • 2013 to  2016
      Board of Directors
      American Society for Engineering Management
    • 2012 to  2016
      Member
      Amercian Society for Engineering Managment Professional Development and Continuting Education Committee
    • Past to  2015
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Journal of STEM Education
    • Past to  2014
      Session Chair
      Industrial Engineering Research Conference
    • Past to  2013
      Track Organizer
      American Society for Engineering Management Conference
    • Past to  2013
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      IEEE Systems Engineering Journal
    • Past to  2013
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      IEEE Transactions on Reliability
    • Past to  2013
      Session Chair
      Industrial Engineering Research Conference
    • Past to  2013
      Member
      National Science Foundation Review Panel for System Science
    • Past to  2013
      Member
      University of Missouri Research Board
    • 1997 to  2013
      Session Chair
      American Society for Engineering Management
    • Past to  2011
      Task Force Chair
      NASA/Army Systems and Software Engineering Forum
    • 2010 to  2011
      Officer, President/Elect/Past
      Institute of Industrial Engineers
    • 2009 to  2011
      Board of Directors
      American Society for Engineering Management
    • 2009 to  2010
      Officer, President/Elect/Past
      Institute of Industrial Engineers Engineering Economy Division
    • 2008 to  2009
      Track Organizer
      Industrial Engineers Research Conference
    • 2007 to  2008
      Program Coordinator
      institute of Industrial Engineers Engineering Economy Division
    • Past to  2006
      Committee Chair
      American Society for Engineering Management Conference
    • Past to  2006
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Computers & Industrial Engineering
    • Past to  2006
      Board of Directors
      Institute of Industrial Engineers Engineering Economy Division
    • 2002 to  2003
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Systems Engineering Journal
    • 1998 to  2002
      Member
      International Council on Systems Engineering Education and Research Technical Committee
    • 1997 to  2002
      Member
      International Council on Systems Engineering Metrics Working Group
    • Past to  2001
      Committee Chair
      American Society for Engineering Management
    • Past to  2001
      Editor, Conference Proceedings
      American Society for Engineering Management
    • Past to  2001
      Workshop Organizer
      American Society for Engineering Management
    • Past to  2001
      Session Chair
      Industrial Engineering Research Conference
    • Past to  2001
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      Institute of Industrial Engineers Transactions on Design & Manufacturing
    • Past to  2001
      Reviewer, Conference Paper
      International Conference on Systems Engineering Conference
    • Past to  2001
      Session Chair
      International Council on Systems Engineering Conference
    • Past to  2001
      Reviewer, Journal Article
      International Journal of Modeling and Simulation
    • Past to  2000
      Reviewer, Conference Paper
      American Society for Engineering Management
      Reviewer - Student Paper Competition
    • Past to  1998
      Founding Member
      International Council on Systems Engineering Center of Excellence
    • Past to  1997
      Reviewer, Conference Paper
      Industrial Engineering Research Conference
    • Past to  1996
      Session Chair (Toronto, Canada)
      Conference on Concurrent Engineering and Research

Service to the Community

Service to the Community

    • Jan 2016 to  Present
      Track Organizer
      Annual American Society for Engineering Management (ASEM) Conference
    • Jan 2016 to  Present
      Workshop Organizer
      The Engineering Economist
    • Jan 2015 to  Present
      Reviewer
      Journal of STEM Education
    • Jan 2014 to  Present
      Program Organizer
      Engineering Education in the 21st Century, Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference (ISERC)
    • Jan 2013 to  Present
      Director
      American Society for Engineering Management (ASEM) Board of Directors
    • Jan 2013 to  Present
      Officer, President/Elect/Past
      Epsilon Mu Eta, National Engineering Management Honor Society
    • Jan 2013 to  Present
      Strategic Planning Track Co-Chair
      erican Society for Engineering Management (ASEM) International Conference
    • Jan 2013 to  Present
      Reviewer
      IEEE Systems Journal
    • Jan 2013 to  Present
      Reviewer
      IEEE Transactions on Reliability
    • Jan 2013 to  Present
      Session Chair
      ISERC
    • Jan 2013 to  Present
      Reviewer
      National Science Foundation Review Panel for System Science
    • Jan 2013 to  Present
      Reviewer
      University of Missouri Research Board
    • Jan 2012 to  Present
      Member
      American Society for Engineering Management (ASEM) Professional Development and Continuing Education Committee
    • Jan 2012 to  Present
      Associate Editor for Systems Engineering
      Engineering Management Journal
    • Jan 2011 to  Present
      Program Coordinator
      Engineering Economy Division, Past President, 2010-2011 • 2011 NASA/Army Systems and Software Engineering
    • Jan 2006 to  Present
      Program Coordinator
      27th Annual American Society for Engineering Management (ASEM) Conference
    • Jan 2006 to  Present
      Reviewer
      Computers & Industrial Engineering
    • Jan 2006 to  Present
      Engineering Economy Communications Director
      Institute of Industrial Engineers
    • Jan 2001 to  Present
      Proceedings Co-editor
      American Society for Engineering Management (ASEM) Conference
    • Jan 2001 to  Present
      Student Paper Award Coordinator
      American Society for Engineering Management (ASEM) Conference
    • Jan 2001 to  Present
      Session Chair
      Industrial Engineering Research Conference (IERC)
    • Jan 2001 to  Present
      Reviewer
      Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE) Transactions on Design & Manufacturing
    • Jan 2001 to  Present
      Academic Session Co-Chair
      International Council on Systems Engineering Conference
    • Jan 2001 to  Present
      Reviewer
      International Journal of Modeling and Simulation
    • Jan 2001 to  Present
      Reviewer
      Student Paper Competition, International Council on Systems Engineering Conference
    • Jan 2000 to  Present
      Reviewer
      Student Paper Competition, American Society for Engineering Managers Conference
    • Jan 1998 to  Present
      Founding Member
      International Council on Systems Engineering Center of Excellence
    • Jan 1997 to  Present
      Referee
      Proceedings of the Sixth Industrial Engineering Research Conference
    • Jan 1996 to  Present
      Session Chair
      Conference on Concurrent Engineering and Research (CE)
    • Jan 2016 to  2019
      Member
      Department of Industrial and Management Systems Engineering
    • Jan 2016 to  2017
      Engineering Management Honor Society Executive Director
      Epsilon Mu Eta
    • Jan 2011 to  2013
      Officer, President/Elect/Past
      Epsilon Mu Eta, National Engineering Management Honor Society
    • Jan 1997 to  2013
      Session Chair
      American Society of Engineering Management Conference (ASEM)
    • Jan 2010 to  2011
      Officer, President/Elect/Past
      Institute of Industrial Engineers
    • Jan 2009 to  2011
      Regional Director
      American Society for Engineering Management
    • Jan 2009 to  2010
      Officer, President/Elect/Past
      Institute of Industrial Engineers
    • Jan 2008 to  2009
      Program Coordinator
      Industrial Engineering Research Conference (IERC)
    • Jan 2007 to  2008
      Program Coordinator
      Institute of Industrial Engineers
    • Jan 2002 to  2003
      Reviewer
      Systems Engineering Journal
    • Jan 1998 to  2002
      Committee Member
      Education and Research Technical Committee
    • Jan 1998 to  2002
      Committee Member
      International Council on Systems Engineering Education and Research Working Group
    • Jan 1997 to  2002
      Reviewing Member
      International Council on Systems Engineering Metrics Working Group