Committees

Find all committees and members listed below under their respective headings.

Honorary Chairs

Prof. Dr. (Anthony) Shun Fung CHIU PIE ASEAN Eng FAPIEMS,

  • President, International Foundation for Production Research
  • University Fellow and Adviser to the University President on Sustainability, De La Salle University, Manila, Philippines
  • Board Member, DENR Pollution Adjudication Board, Republic of the Philippines
  • Panel Member, United Nations International Resource Panel

Dr. Gonzalo Mejía Delgadillo, Professor

  • College of Engineering, University of La Sabana, Sabana, Collumbia
  • President of the Americas Region at the International Foundation of Production Research.

Dr. David Koonce, Professor

  • Vice-President of Research and Creative Activity, Dean of Graduate College, Ohio University, Athens, OH, USA

Organizing Committee  

Conference Co-chairs

  • Dusan Sormaz, Ohio University, General Chair
  • Omar Alhawari, Ohio University, Conference Co-chair
  • Zhaohui Geng, Ohio University, Conference Co-chair

Local Organizing Committee

  • Dusan Sormaz, Ohio University, OH, General Chair
  • Omar Alhawari, Ohio University, OH, Conference Co-chair
  • Zhaohui Geng, Ohio University, Athens, OH, Conference Co-chair
  • Tao Yuan, Ohio University, Athens, OH
  • Nebojsa Jaksic, Colorado State University, Pueblo, CO
  • Jesus Pagan, Ohio University, Athens, OH
  • Mandvi Fuloria, Ohio University, Athens, OH
  • Nikki Ohms, Event Services, Ohio University, Athens, OH
  • Liam McSteen, Event Services, Ohio University, Athens, OH

Program Committee

Chair

Dusan Sormaz, Ohio University (USA)

Co-Chairs

Omar Alhawari, Ohio University, Conference Co-chair

Zhaohui Geng, Ohio University, Program Chair

Members

  • Gilson Adamczuk Oliveira, UTFPR, Brazil 
  • Fazleena Badurdeen, University of Kentucky, USA 
  • Bopaya Bidanda, University of Pittsburgh, USA 
  • Emre Bilgin-Sari, Dokuz Eylul University, Izmir, Turkiye
  • Jelena Borocki, University of Novi Sad, Serbia 
  • Jose Ceroni, Catholic University of Valparaiso, Chile 
  • Sergio Eduardo Gouvea da Costa, UTFR, Brazil 
  • Cihan Dagli, Missouri S&T, USA 
  • Fernando Deschamps, PUCPR UFPR, Brazil 
  • Behzad Esmaeili, Purdue University, USA
  • Mandvi Fuloria, Ohio University, USA 
  • Djerdj Horvat, Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research ISI, Germany 
  • Nebojsa Jaksic, Colorado State University, USA 
  • Gul Kremer, University of Dayton, USA 
  • Seokcheon Lee, Purdue UNiveersity, USA
  • Jianzhi Li, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, USA 
  • Edson Pinheiro de Lima, UTFPR, Brazil 
  • Ugljesa Marjanovic,  University of Novi Sad, Serbia
  • Dale Masel, Ohio State University, USA
  • Gonzalo Enrique Mejia, Universidad de Sabana, Colombia 
  • Jairo Rafael Montoya-Torres, Universidad de La Sabana, Colombia 
  • Arun Nambiar, California State University – Fresno, USA 
  • Shimon Y. Nof, Purdue, USA 
  • Pedro Palominos , University of Santiago, Chile 
  • Eduardo Portela, Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Paraná, Brazil 
  • Luis Ernesto Quezada, Universidad de Santiago de Chile, Chile 
  • Nubia Milena Velasco Rodriguez, Universidad de los Andes, Colombia 
  • Daniel Alejandro Rossit, Universidad Nacional del Sur, Argentina 
  • Arkopaul Sarkar, ENIT, France 
  • Diana Schwerha, Liberty University, USA 
  • Juan M. Sepulveda Salas, Universidad de Santiago de Chile, Chile 
  • Fernando Tohme, Universidad Nacional del Sur, Argentina 
  • Eileen Van Aken, Virginia Tech, USA 
  • Mayur Wakhare, Ohio University, USA 
  • Tao Yuan, Ohio University, USA 

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