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Bryan Norman

Professor
Associate Professor
Industrial Engineering

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(2013) Chancellor's Distinguished Teaching Award.

(2011) Swanson School of Engineering Outstanding Educator Award 2011.

(2010) Faculty Honor Roll Award for Outstanding Industrial Engineering Teaching for 2010.

(2007) Faculty Honor Roll Award for Outstanding Industrial Engineering Teaching for 2007.

(2004) Faculty Honor Roll Award for Outstanding Industrial Engineering Teaching for 2004.

(2004) Winner of the 2004 Best Paper Award by the American Society for Engineering Education Industrial Engineering Division.

(2003) IIE Transactions 2003 Best Application Paper Award.

(2002) Faculty Honor Roll Award for Outstanding Industrial Engineering Teaching for 2002.

(2001 - 2005) William Kepler Whiteford Faculty Fellow.

(1995) Outstanding Graduate Student, Department of Industrial and Operations Engineering, University of Michigan.

(1990 - 1993) National Science Foundation Fellow.

(1989 - 1991) Centennial Research Fellow, University of Oklahoma.

PhD, Industrial and Operations Engineering, University of Michigan, 1995

MS, Industrial Engineering, University of Oklahoma, 1991

BS, Industrial Engineering, University of Oklahoma, 1988

Esmaili, N., Norman, B.A., & Rajgopal, J. (2019). Exact analysis of (R, s, S) inventory control systems with lost sales and zero lead time. NAVAL RESEARCH LOGISTICS, 66(2), 123-132.Wiley. doi: 10.1002/nav.21833.

Lim, J., Norman, B.A., & Rajgopal, J. (2019). Redesign of vaccine distribution networks. International Transactions in Operational Research.Wiley. doi: 10.1111/itor.12758.

Esmaili, N., Norman, B.A., & Rajgopal, J. (2018). Shelf-space optimization models in decentralized automated dispensing cabinets. Operations Research for Health Care, 19, 92-106.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.orhc.2018.03.005.

Mofrad, M., Maillart, L.M., Norman, B.A., & Rajgopal, J. (2018). Multi-dose vial administration with non-stationary demand and delayed service. Operations Research for Health Care, 19, 66-79.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.orhc.2018.03.003.

Abraham, O., Myers, M.N., Brothers, A.L., Montgomery, J., Norman, B.A., & Fabian, T. (2017). Assessing need for pharmacist involvement to improve care coordination for patients on LAI antipsychotics transitioning from hospital to home: A work system approach. RESEARCH IN SOCIAL & ADMINISTRATIVE PHARMACY, 13(5), 1004-1013.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.sapharm.2017.02.006.

Lim, J., Norman, B.A., & Rajgopal, J. (2017). Process Redesign and Simplified Policies for More Effective Vaccine Inventory Management. ENGINEERING MANAGEMENT JOURNAL, 29(1), 17-25.Informa UK Limited. doi: 10.1080/10429247.2016.1277446.

Wang, L., Norman, B.A., & Rajgopal, J. (2017). Maximizing read accuracy by optimally locating RFID interrogators. In RFID Handbook: Applications, Technology, Security, and Privacy. (pp. 181-198).CRC Press, Taylor and Francis Group. doi: 10.1201/9781420055009.

Blackwell, C.J., Wasas, J.S., Flanagan, S.P., Norman, B.A., & Haight, J.M. (2016). Grocery shelf stocking tool: analysis of productivity and human factors. International Journal of Productivity and Performance Management, 65(4), 554-570.Emerald. doi: 10.1108/ijppm-02-2015-0026.

Clark, R.M., Besterfield-Sacre, M., Budny, D., Bursic, K.M., Clark, W.W., Norman, B.A., Parker, R.S., Patzer, J.F., & Slaughter, W.S. (2016). Flipping engineering courses: A school wide initiative. Advances in Engineering Education, 5(3).

Lim, J., Claypool, E., Norman, B.A., & Rajgopal, J. (2016). Coverage models to determine outreach vaccination center locations in low and middle income countries. Oper Res Health Care, 9, 40-48.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.orhc.2016.02.003.

Mofrad, M.H., Garcia, G.G.P., Maillart, L.M., Norman, B.A., & Rajgopal, J. (2016). Customizing immunization clinic operations to minimize open vial waste. SOCIO-ECONOMIC PLANNING SCIENCES, 54, 1-17.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.seps.2015.10.007.

Mueller, L.E., Haidari, L.A., Wateska, A.R., Phillips, R.J., Schmitz, M.M., Connor, D.L., Norman, B.A., Brown, S.T., Welling, J.S., & Lee, B.Y. (2016). The impact of implementing a demand forecasting system into a low-income country's supply chain. VACCINE, 34(32), 3663-3669.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2016.05.027.

Chen, S.I., Norman, B.A., Rajgopal, J., & Lee, B.Y. (2015). Passive cold devices for vaccine supply chains. ANNALS OF OPERATIONS RESEARCH, 230(1), 87-104.Springer Science and Business Media LLC. doi: 10.1007/s10479-013-1502-5.

Lee, B.Y., Connor, D.L., Wateska, A.R., Norman, B.A., Rajgopal, J., Cakouros, B.E., Chen, S.I., Claypool, E.G., Haidari, L.A., Karir, V., Leonard, J., Mueller, L.E., Paul, P., Schmitz, M.M., Welling, J.S., Weng, Y.T., & Brown, S.T. (2015). Landscaping the structures of GAVI country vaccine supply chains and testing the effects of radical redesign. VACCINE, 33(36), 4451-4458.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2015.07.033.

Norman, B.A., Rajgopal, J., Lim, J., Gorham, K., Haidari, L., Brown, S.T., & Lee, B.Y. (2015). Modular vaccine packaging increases packing efficiency. VACCINE, 33(27), 3135-3141.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2015.04.091.

Portnoy, A., Ozawa, S., Grewal, S., Norman, B.A., Rajgopal, J., Gorham, K.M., Haidari, L.A., Brown, S.T., & Lee, B.Y. (2015). Costs of vaccine programs across 94 low- and middle-income countries. VACCINE, 33(S1), A99-A108.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2014.12.037.

Brown, S., Schreiber, B., Cakouros, B., Wateska, A., Dicko, H.M., Connor, D.L., Jaillard, P., Mvundura, M., Norman, B.A., Levin, C., Rajgopal, J., Avella, M., Lebrun, C., Claypool, E., Paula, P., & Lee, B.Y. (2014). The benefits of redesigning Benin's vaccine supply chain. Vaccine, 32(7), 4097-4103.

Brown, S.T., Schreiber, B., Cakouros, B.E., Wateska, A.R., Dicko, H.M., Connor, D.L., Jaillard, P., Mvundura, M., Norman, B.A., Levin, C., Rajgopal, J., Avella, M., Lebrun, C., Claypool, E., Paul, P., & Lee, B.Y. (2014). The benefits of redesigning Benin's vaccine supply chain. VACCINE, 32(32), 4097-4103.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2014.04.090.

Chen, S.I., Norman, B.A., Rajgopal, J., Assi, T., Lee, B.Y., & Brown, S.T. (2014). A planning model for the WHO-EPI vaccine distribution network in developing countries. IIE TRANSACTIONS, 46(8), 853-865.Informa UK Limited. doi: 10.1080/0740817X.2013.813094.

Claypool, E., Norman, B.A., & Needy, K.L. (2014). Modeling risk in a Design for Supply Chain problem. COMPUTERS & INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING, 78, 44-54.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.cie.2014.09.026.

Mofrad, M.H., Maillart, L.M., Norman, B.A., & Rajgopal, J. (2014). Dynamically optimizing the administration of vaccines from multi-dose vials. IIE TRANSACTIONS, 46(7), 623-635.Informa UK Limited. doi: 10.1080/0740817X.2013.849834.

Norman, B.A., & Bidanda, B. (2014). Operating Room Turnaround Time Analysis - A Case Study. Journal of Collaborative Enterprise, 4(1/2), 101-114.

Assi, T.M., Brown, S.T., Kone, S., Norman, B.A., Djibo, A., Connor, D.L., Wateska, A.R., Rajgopal, J., Slayton, R.B., & Lee, B.Y. (2013). Removing the regional level from the Niger vaccine supply chain. VACCINE, 31(26), 2828-2834.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2013.04.011.

Haidari, L.A., Connor, D.L., Wateska, A.R., Brown, S.T., Mueller, L.E., Norman, B.A., Schmitz, M.M., Paul, P., Rajgopal, J., Welling, J.S., Leonard, J., Chen, S.I., & Lee, B.Y. (2013). Augmenting Transport versus Increasing Cold Storage to Improve Vaccine Supply Chains. PLOS ONE, 8(5), e64303.Public Library of Science (PLoS). doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0064303.

Haidari, L.A., Connor, D.L., Wateska, A.R., Brown, S.T., Mueller, L.E., Norman, B.A., Schmitz, M.M., Paul, P., Rajgopal, J., Welling, J.S., Leonard, J., Claypool, E.G., Weng, Y.T., Chen, S.I., & Lee, B.Y. (2013). Only Adding Stationary Storage to Vaccine Supply Chains May Create and Worsen Transport Bottlenecks. JOURNAL OF PUBLIC HEALTH MANAGEMENT AND PRACTICE, 19(Supplement 2), S65-S67.Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer Health). doi: 10.1097/PHH.0b013e31828a83fe.

Nembhard, D.A., & Norman, B.A. (2013). Handbook of Industrial and Systems Engineering. In Handbook of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Second Edition. (pp. 567-582).CRC Press. doi: 10.1201/b15964.

Norman, B.A., Bartsch, S.M., Duggan, A.P., Rodrigues, M.B., Stuckey, D.R., Chen, A.F., & Lee, B.Y. (2013). The economics and timing of preoperative antibiotics for orthopaedic procedures. JOURNAL OF HOSPITAL INFECTION, 85(4), 297-302.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.jhin.2013.07.016.

Norman, B.A., Nourollahi, S., Chen, S., Brown, S.T., Claypool, E.G., Connor, D.L., Schmitz, M.M., Rajgopal, J., Wateska, A.R., & Lee, B.Y. (2013). An Economic Model of Passive Cold Storage Devices for Vaccines. Vaccine, 31(45), 5232-5238.

Norman, B.A., Nourollahi, S., Chen, S.I., Brown, S.T., Claypool, E.G., Connor, D.L., Schmitz, M.M., Rajgopal, J., Wateska, A.R., & Lee, B.Y. (2013). A passive cold storage device economic model to evaluate selected immunization location scenarios. VACCINE, 31(45), 5232-5238.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2013.08.079.

Assi, T.M., Rookkapan, K., Rajgopal, J., Sornsrivichai, V., Brown, S.T., Welling, J.S., Norman, B.A., Connor, D.L., Chen, S.I., Slayton, R.B., Laosiritaworn, Y., Wateska, A.R., Wisniewski, S.R., & Lee, B.Y. (2012). How influenza vaccination policy may affect vaccine logistics. VACCINE, 30(30), 4517-4523.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2012.04.041.

Lee, B.Y., Assi, T.M., Rajgopal, J., Norman, B.A., Chen, S.I., Brown, S.T., Slayton, R.B., Kone, S., Kenea, H., Welling, J.S., Connor, D.L., Wateska, A.R., Jana, A., Wiringa, A.E., Van Panhuis, W.G., & Burke, D.S. (2012). Impact of Introducing the Pneumococcal and Rotavirus Vaccines Into the Routine Immunization Program in Niger. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PUBLIC HEALTH, 102(2), 269-276.American Public Health Association. doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2011.300218.

Luangkesorn, K.L., Norman, B.A., Zhuang, Y., Falbo, M., & Sysko, J. (2012). Practice Summaries: Designing Disease Prevention and Screening Centers in Abu Dhabi. INTERFACES, 42(4), 406-409.Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS). doi: 10.1287/inte.1110.0617.

Mueller, L.E. (2012). Modeling the Effects of Using an Electronic Demand Forecasting Tool on Vaccine Availability in Agadez, Niger During Population Increases. University of Pittsburgh.

Ogirala, A., Sai, V., Kamrani, A., Rajgopal, J., Norman, B.A., Hawrylak, P.J., & Mickle, M.H. (2012). Ultra high-speed and low-power flexible architecture using state transition matrix model for EPC GEN-2 communication protocol processor. International Journal of Modelling and Simulation, 32(3), 198-205. doi: 10.2316/Journal.205.2012.3.205-5689).

Abdulmalek, F., Wang, L., Norman, B.A., & Rajgopal, J. (2011). Retail shelf replenishment with item-level RFID tagging. International Journal of Industrial and Systems Engineering, 8(1), 19.Inderscience Publishers. doi: 10.1504/ijise.2011.040764.

Assi, T.M., Brown, S.T., Djibo, A., Norman, B.A., Rajgopal, J., Welling, J.S., Chen, S.I., Bailey, R.R., Kone, S., Kenea, H., Connor, D.L., Wateska, A.R., Jana, A., Wisniewski, S.R., Van Panhuis, W.G., Burke, D.S., & Lee, B.Y. (2011). Impact of changing the measles vaccine vial size on Niger's vaccine supply chain: a computational model. BMC PUBLIC HEALTH, 11(1), 425.Springer Science and Business Media LLC. doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-11-425.

Bailey, R.R., Stuckey, D.R., Norman, B.A., Duggan, A.P., Bacon, K.M., Connor, D.L., Lee, I., Muder, R.R., & Lee, B.Y. (2011). Economic Value of Dispensing Home-Based Preoperative Chlorhexidine Bathing Cloths to Prevent Surgical Site Infection. INFECTION CONTROL AND HOSPITAL EPIDEMIOLOGY, 32(5), 465-471.Cambridge University Press (CUP). doi: 10.1086/659763.

Bailey, R.R., Stuckey, D.R., Norman, B.A., Duggan, A.P., Bacon, K.M., Connor, D.L., Lee, I., Muder, R.R., & Lee, B.Y. (2011). Home-Based Preoperative Chlorhexidine Bathing Cloths to Prevent Surgical Site Infection Reply. INFECTION CONTROL AND HOSPITAL EPIDEMIOLOGY, 32(10), 1047-1048.Cambridge University Press (CUP). doi: 10.1086/662024.

Hawrylak, P.J., Ogirala, A., Norman, B.A., Rajgopal, J., & Mickle, M.H. (2011). Enabling Real-Time Management and Visibility with RFID. In Management Engineering for Effective Healthcare Delivery. (pp. 172-190).IGI Global. doi: 10.4018/978-1-60960-872-9.ch008.

Lee, B.Y., Assi, T.M., Rookkapan, K., Connor, D.L., Rajgopal, J., Sornsrivichai, V., Brown, S.T., Welling, J.S., Norman, B.A., Chen, S.I., Bailey, R.R., Wiringa, A.E., Wateska, A.R., Jana, A., Van Panhuis, W.G., & Burke, D.S. (2011). Replacing the measles ten-dose vaccine presentation with the single-dose presentation in Thailand. VACCINE, 29(21), 3811-3817.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2011.03.013.

Lee, B.Y., Assi, T.M., Rookkapan, K., Wateska, A.R., Rajgopal, J., Sornsrivichai, V., Chen, S.I., Brown, S.T., Welling, J., Norman, B.A., Connor, D.L., Bailey, R.R., Jana, A., Van Panhuis, W.G., & Burke, D.S. (2011). Maintaining Vaccine Delivery Following the Introduction of the Rotavirus and Pneumococcal Vaccines in Thailand. In Galvani, A.P. (Ed.). PLOS ONE, 6(9), e24673.Public Library of Science (PLoS). doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0024673.

Norman, B.A., Lee, B.Y., Assi, T.M., Djibo, A., Rajgopal, J., Chen, S.I., Brown, S.T., Bailey, R.R., Wiringa, A.E., Welling, J.S., Connor, D.L., Wateska, A.R., Jana, A., Van Panhuis, W.G., & Burke, D.S. (2011). Impact of Introducing the Pneumococcal and Rotavirus Vaccines into the Routine Immunization Program in Niger. American Journal of Public Health, 11(2), 425.

Norman, B.A., Lee, B.Y., Assi, T.M., Rookkapan, K., Connor, D.L., Rajgopal, J., Sornsrivichai, V., Brown, S.T., Welling, J.S., Chen, S.I., Bailey, R.R., Wiringa, A.E., Wateska, A.R., Jana, A., Van Panhuis, W.G., & Burke, D.S. (2011). Replacing the measles ten-dose vaccine presentation with the single-dose presentation in Thailand. Vaccine, 21(29), 3811-7.

Rajgopal, J., Connor, D.L., Assi, T.M., Norman, B.A., Chen, S.I., Bailey, R.R., Long, A.R., Wateska, A.R., Bacon, K.M., Brown, S.T., Burke, D.S., & Lee, B.Y. (2011). The optimal number of routine vaccines to order at health clinics in low or middle income countries. VACCINE, 29(33), 5512-5518.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2011.05.044.

Gokhan, N.M., Needy, K.L., & Norman, B.A. (2010). Development of a Simultaneous Design for Supply Chain Process for for the Optimization of the Product Design and Supply Chain Configuration Problem. EMJ-ENGINEERING MANAGEMENT JOURNAL, 22(4), 20-30.Informa UK Limited. doi: 10.1080/10429247.2010.11431876.

Lee, B.Y., Norman, B.A., Assi, T.M., Chen, S.I., Bailey, R.R., Rajgopal, J., Brown, S.T., Wiringa, A.E., & Burke, D.S. (2010). Single versus multi-dose vaccine vials: An economic computational model. VACCINE, 28(32), 5292-5300.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2010.05.048.

Maillart, L.M., Kamrani, A., Norman, B.A., Rajgopal, J., & Hawrylak, P.J. (2010). Optimizing RFID tag-inventorying algorithms. IIE TRANSACTIONS, 42(9), 690-702.Informa UK Limited. doi: 10.1080/07408171003705714.

Alagoz, O., Norman, B.A., & Smith, A.E. (2008). Determining aisle structures for facility designs using a hierarchy of algorithms. IIE TRANSACTIONS, 40(11), 1019-1031.Informa UK Limited. doi: 10.1080/07408170802167621.

Osman, A., Norman, B.A., & Ries, R. (2008). Life cycle optimization of building energy systems. ENGINEERING OPTIMIZATION, 40(2), 157-178.Informa UK Limited. doi: 10.1080/03052150701646147.

Kulturel-Konak, S., Smith, A.E., & Norman, B.A. (2007). Bi-objective facility expansion and relayout considering monuments. IIE TRANSACTIONS, 39(7), 747-761.Informa UK Limited. doi: 10.1080/07408170600805943.

Tharmmaphornphilas, W., & Norman, B.A. (2007). A methodology to create robust job rotation schedules. ANNALS OF OPERATIONS RESEARCH, 155(1), 339-360.Springer Science and Business Media LLC. doi: 10.1007/s10479-007-0219-8.

Wang, L., Norman, B.A., & Rajgopal, J. (2007). Placement of multiple RFID reader antennas to maximise portal read accuracy. International Journal of Radio Frequency Identification Technology and Applications, 1(3), 260.Inderscience Publishers. doi: 10.1504/ijrfita.2007.015850.

Konak, A., Kulturel-Konak, S., Norman, B.A., & Smith, A.E. (2006). A new mixed integer programming formulation for facility layout design using flexible bays. OPERATIONS RESEARCH LETTERS, 34(6), 660-672.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.orl.2005.09.009.

Kulturel-Konak, S., Smith, A.E., & Norman, B.A. (2006). Multi-objective tabu search using a multinomial probability mass function. EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF OPERATIONAL RESEARCH, 169(3), 918-931.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.ejor.2004.08.026.

Lodree, E.J., & Norman, B.A. (2006). Scheduling models for optimizing human performance and well-being. In International Series in Operations Research and Management Science. 89, (pp. 287-313).Springer.

Norman, B.A., & Smith, A.E. (2006). A continuous approach to considering uncertainty in facility design. COMPUTERS & OPERATIONS RESEARCH, 33(6), 1760-1775.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.cor.2004.11.017.

Bidanda, B., Ariyawongrat, P., Needy, K.L., Norman, B.A., & Tharmmaphornphilas, W. (2005). Human related issues in manufacturing cell design, implementation, and operation: a review and survey. COMPUTERS & INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING, 48(3), 507-523.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.cie.2003.03.002.

Kulturel-Konak, S., Norman, B.A., Coit, D.W., & Smith, A.E. (2004). Exploiting tabu search memory in constrained problems. INFORMS JOURNAL ON COMPUTING, 16(3), 241-254.Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS). doi: 10.1287/ijoc.1030.0040.

Kulturel-Konak, S., Smith, A.E., & Norman, B.A. (2004). Layout optimization considering production uncertainty and routing flexibility. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PRODUCTION RESEARCH, 42(21), 4475-4493.Informa UK Limited. doi: 10.1080/00207540412331325567.

Ozturk, U.A., & Norman, B.A. (2004). Heuristic methods for wind energy conversion system positioning. ELECTRIC POWER SYSTEMS RESEARCH, 70(3), 179-185.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.epsr.2003.12.006.

Ozturk, U.A., Mazumdar, M., & Norman, B.A. (2004). A solution to the stochastic unit commitment problem using chance constrained programming. IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON POWER SYSTEMS, 19(3), 1589-1598.Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi: 10.1109/TPWRS.2004.831651.

Tharmmaphornphilas, W., & Norman, B.A. (2004). A quantitative method for determining proper job rotation intervals. ANNALS OF OPERATIONS RESEARCH, 128(1-4), 251-266.Springer Science and Business Media LLC. doi: 10.1023/B:ANOR.0000019108.15750.ae.

Ozdemir, G., Smith, A.E., & Norman, B.A. (2003). Incorporating heterogeneous distance metrics within block layout design. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PRODUCTION RESEARCH, 41(5), 1045-1056.Informa UK Limited. doi: 10.1080/0020754021000049835.

Tharmmaphornphila, W., Green, B., Carnahan, B.J., & Norman, B.A. (2003). Applying mathematical modeling to create job rotation schedules for minimizing occupational noise exposure. AIHA JOURNAL, 64(3), 401-405. doi: 10.1202/330.1.

Tharmmaphornphilas, W., Green, B., Carnahan, B.J., & Norman, B.A. (2003). Applying Mathematical Modeling to Create Job Rotation Schedules for Minimizing Occupational Noise Exposure. AIHA Journal, 64(3), 401-405.Informa UK Limited. doi: 10.1080/15428110308984833.

Adickes, M.D., Billo, R.E., Norman, B.A., Banerjee, S., Nnaji, B.O., & Rajgopal, J. (2002). Optimization of indoor wireless communication network layouts. IIE TRANSACTIONS, 34(9), 823-836.Springer Science and Business Media LLC. doi: 10.1023/a:1015505023013.

ADICKES, M.D., BILLO, R.E., NORMAN, B.A., BANERJEE, S., NNAJI, B.O., & RAJGOPAL, J.A. (2002). Optimization of indoor wireless communication network layouts. IIE Transactions, 34(9), 823-836.Informa UK Limited. doi: 10.1080/07408170208928915.

Kim, K.Y., Norman, B.A., & Nnaji, B.O. (2002). Heuristics for single-pass welding task sequencing. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PRODUCTION RESEARCH, 40(12), 2769-2788.Informa UK Limited. doi: 10.1080/00207540210139051.

Needy, K.L., Norman, B.A., Bidanda, B., Ariyawongrat, P., Tharmmaphornphilas, W., & Warner, R.C. (2002). Assessing Human Capital: A Lean Manufacturing Example. Engineering Management Journal, 14(3), 35-39.Informa UK Limited. doi: 10.1080/10429247.2002.11415171.

Norman, B.A., Needy, K.L., Bidanda, B., & Ariyawongrant, W.P. (2002). Assessing human capital: A lean manufacturing example. Engineering Management Journal, 14(4), 35-39.

Norman, B.A., Tharmmaphornphilas, W., Needy, K.L., Bidanda, B., & Warner, R.C. (2002). Worker assignment in cellular manufacturing considering technical and human skills. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PRODUCTION RESEARCH, 40(6), 1479-1492.Informa UK Limited. doi: 10.1080/00207540110118082.

Arapoglu, R.A., Norman, B.A., & Smith, A.E. (2001). Locating input and output points in facilities design - A comparison of constructive, evolutionary, and exact methods. IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON EVOLUTIONARY COMPUTATION, 5(3), 192-203.Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi: 10.1109/4235.930310.

Carnahan, B.J., Norman, B.A., & Redfern, M.S. (2001). Incorporating physical demand criteria into assembly line balancing. IIE TRANSACTIONS, 33(10), 875-887.Springer Science and Business Media LLC. doi: 10.1080/07408170108936880.

CARNAHAN, B.J., NORMAN, B.A., & REDFERN, M.S. (2001). Incorporating physical demand criteria into assembly line balancing. IIE Transactions, 33(10), 875-887.Informa UK Limited. doi: 10.1080/07408170108936880.

Light, B.R., & Beardall, J. (2001). Photosynthetic characteristics of sub-tidal benthic microalgal populations from a temperate, shallow water marine ecosystem. Aquatic Botany, 70(1), 9-27.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/s0304-3770(00)00146-7.

Norman, B.A., Arapoglu, R.A., & Smith, A.E. (2001). Integrated facilities design using a contour distance metric. IIE TRANSACTIONS, 33(4), 337-344.Springer Science and Business Media LLC. doi: 10.1080/07408170108936833.

NORMAN, B.A., ARAPOGLU, R.A., & SMITH, A.E. (2001). Integrated facilities design using a contour distance metric. IIE Transactions, 33(4), 337-344.Informa UK Limited. doi: 10.1080/07408170108936833.

Norman, B.A., Smith, A.E., Yildirim, E., & Tharmmaphornphilas, W. (2001). An evolutionary approach to incorporating intradepartmental flow into facilities design. ADVANCES IN ENGINEERING SOFTWARE, 32(6), 443-453.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/S0965-9978(00)00106-X.

Carnahan, B.J., Redfern, M.S., & Norman, B. (2000). Designing safe job rotation schedules using optimization and heuristic search. ERGONOMICS, 43(4), 543-560.Informa UK Limited. doi: 10.1080/001401300184404.

Norman, B.A., & Bean, J.C. (2000). Scheduling operations on parallel machine tools. IIE TRANSACTIONS, 32(5), 449-459.Springer Science and Business Media LLC. doi: 10.1023/a:1007696811019.

NORMAN, B.A., & BEAN, J.C. (2000). Scheduling operations on parallel machine tools. IIE Transactions, 32(5), 449-459.Informa UK Limited. doi: 10.1080/07408170008963921.

Norman, B.A. (1999). Scheduling flowshops with finite buffers and sequence dependent setup times. COMPUTERS & INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING, 36(1), 163-177.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/S0360-8352(99)00007-8.

Norman, B.A., & Bean, J.C. (1999). A genetic algorithm methodology for complex scheduling problems. NAVAL RESEARCH LOGISTICS, 46(2), 199-211.Wiley. doi: 10.1002/(SICI)1520-6750(199903)46:2<199::AID-NAV5>3.0.CO;2-L.

Norman, B.A., & Bean, J.C. (1997). A Random Keys Genetic Algorithm for Job Shop Scheduling Problems. Engineering Design and Automation Journal, 3(2), 145-156.

Salman, H., Abraham, O., & Norman, B. (2017). Simulating pharmacy operations to increase medication therapy management. In 67th Annual Conference and Expo of the Institute of Industrial Engineers 2017, (pp. 512-517).

Svirsko, A.C., Norman, B.A., & Hostetler, S. (2017). Improving inpatient pharmaceutical delivery to enhance patient safety. In 67th Annual Conference and Expo of the Institute of Industrial Engineers 2017, (pp. 597-602).

Esmaili, N., Norman, B.A., & Rajgopal, J. (2015). A heuristic for selecting multi-item inventory review policies. In IIE Annual Conference and Expo 2015, (pp. 1050-1059).

Esmaili, N., Norman, B.A., & Rajgopal, J. (2015). A Heuristic Approach for Integrated Storage and Shelf-Space Allocation. In Lecture Notes in Engineering and Computer Science, 3, (pp. 11-18).Springer International Publishing. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-14078-0_2.

Clark, R.M., Norman, B.A., & Besterfield-Sacre, M. (2014). Preliminary experiences with "Flipping" a facility layout/material handling course. In IIE Annual Conference and Expo 2014, (pp. 1194-1202).

Claypool, E., Norman, B., & Needy, K.L.S. (2010). Identifying important risk factors in design for supply chain. In IIE Annual Conference and Expo 2010 Proceedings.

Abdulmalek, F., Lin, W., Norman, B.A., & Rajgopal, J. (2008). A simulation study of RFID for retail shelf replenishment. In IIE Annual Conference and Expo 2008, (pp. 758-763).

Gokhan, N.M., Needy, K.L.S., Norman, B.A., & Hunsaker, B. (2008). Benefits of incorporating supply chain decisions into the product design via design for supply chain. In IIE Annual Conference and Expo 2008, (pp. 390-395).

Ingalls, R., Cornejo, M., Methapatara, C., Sittivijan, P., Needy, K., Norman, B., Hunsaker, B., Claypool, E., Gokhan, N., & Mason, S. (2008). Integrating design for supply chain research into a graduate supply chain modeling course - A collaborative approach. In ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings.

Ingalls, R., Cornejo, M., Methapatara, C., Sittivijan, P., Needy, K., Norman, B., Hunsaker, B., Claypool, E., Gokhan, N., & Mason, S. (2008). Integrating design for supply chain research into a graduate supply chain modeling course - A collaborative approach. In ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings.

Johnson, S., Norman, B., Fullerton, J., & Pariseau, S. (2008). Using hands-on simulation to teach lean principles: A comparison and assessment across settings. In ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings.

Johnson, S., Norman, B., Fullerton, J., & Pariseau, S. (2008). Using hands-on simulation to teach lean principles: A comparison and assessment across settings. In ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings.

Needy, K.L., Norman, B.A., Hunsaker, B., Gokhan, N.M., Claypool, E., Ingalls, R.G., Cornejo, M., Methapatara, C., Sittivijan, P., & Mason, S.J. (2008). Design for supply chain - A collaborative research project between institutions and between centers. In IIE Annual Conference and Expo 2008, (pp. 396-401).

Bursic, K.M., Needy, K.L.S., Norman, B.A., & Hunsaker, B. (2007). The challenges of undergraduate industrial engineering curriculum reform at the University of Pittsburgh. In IIE Annual Conference and Expo 2007 - Industrial Engineering's Critical Role in a Flat World - Conference Proceedings, (pp. 157-162).

Gokhan, N.M., Needy, K.L.S., Norman, B.A., & Hunsaker, B. (2007). A hybrid solution procedure for design for supply chain problems. In IIE Annual Conference and Expo 2007 - Industrial Engineering's Critical Role in a Flat World - Conference Proceedings, (pp. 1678-1683).

Gross, E.A., Needy, K.L.S., & Norman, B.A. (2005). Inventory management in a build-to-order environment. In IIE Annual Conference and Exposition 2005.

Mazumdar, M., & Norman, B. (2005). A solution to the stochastic unit commitment problem using chance constrained programming. In 2005 IEEE Power Engineering Society General Meeting, 2, (p. 1339).

Norman, B.A., Besterfield-Sacre, M., Bidanda, B., Needy, K.L.S., & Rajgopal, J. (2005). Integration and synthesis of the industrial engineering curriculum via an unstructured problem solving course. In ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings, (pp. 8481-8489).

Norman, B.A., Li, C., & Smith, A.E. (2005). The rack layout problem with stochastic demand and profit. In IIE Annual Conference and Exposition 2005.

Osman, A., Norman, B., & Ries, R. (2005). Life cycle assessment model: Optimization of cogeneration systems in buildings. In IIE Annual Conference and Exposition 2005.

Öztürk, U.A., & Norman, B.A. (2005). Locating a median line segment in Euclidean space: An application snapshot. In In Memoriam Lilian Barros - Proceedings of the International Conference on Industrial Logistics, ICIL 2005, (pp. 153-162).

Vidic, N., Norman, B.A., & Nembhard, D.A. (2005). Worker assignment on a serial-line when productivity is changing. In IIE Annual Conference and Exposition 2005.

Wang, L., Norman, B.A., & Wang, M.E. (2005). A methodology for consolidating fire services with traffic signal preemption. In IIE Annual Conference and Exposition 2005.

Wang, M.E., Norman, B.A., & Wang, L. (2005). Preemption traffic network design for fire services. In IIE Annual Conference and Exposition 2005.

Konak, A., Kulturel-Konak, S., Norman, B.A., & Smith, A.E. (2004). A new mixed-integer programming formulation for unequal area facility layout problem in a continuous plane. In IIE Annual Conference and Exhibition 2004, (p. 63).

Norman, B.A., Besterfield-Sacre, M., Bidanda, B., Needy, K.L.S., & Rajgopal, J. (2004). A conceptual model for integrating and synthesizing the industrial engineering curriculum. In ASEE Annual Conference Proceedings, (pp. 2261-2272).

Norman, B.A., Besterfield-Sacre, M., Bidanda, B., Needy, K.L.S., & Rajgopal, J. (2004). Integration and synthesis of the industrial engineering curriculum. Industrial Engineering Research Conference.Houston, TX.

Tharmmaphornphilas, W., & Norman, B.A. (2004). Job rotation plans for reducing low back injuries with real-time information. In IIE Annual Conference and Exhibition 2004, (pp. 1817-1822).

Al-Rumaih, A., Tipper, D., Liu, Y., & Norman, B.A. (2000). Spare capacity planning for survivable mesh networks. In NETWORKING 2000, 1815, (pp. 957-968).Springer Berlin Heidelberg. doi: 10.1007/3-540-45551-5_80.

Carnahan, B.J., Redfern, M.S., & Norman, B.A. (1999). A genetic algorithm for designing job rotation schedules considering ergonomic constraints. In Proceedings of the 1999 Congress on Evolutionary Computation-CEC99 (Cat. No. 99TH8406), 2, (pp. 1093-1098).IEEE. doi: 10.1109/cec.1999.782544.

Norman, B.A., Smith, A.E., & Arapoglu, R.A. (1998). Integrated facility design using an evolutionary approach with a subordinate network algorithm. In PARALLEL PROBLEM SOLVING FROM NATURE - PPSN V, 1498, (pp. 937-946).Springer Berlin Heidelberg. doi: 10.1007/bfb0056935.

Norman, B.A., & Bean, J.C. (1997). Operation sequencing and tool assignment for multiple spindle CNC machines. In Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Evolutionary Computation, ICEC, (pp. 425-429).

Norman, B.A., & Smith, A.E. (1997). Random keys genetic algorithm with adaptive penalty function for optimization of constrained facility layout problems. In Proceedings of the IEEE Conference on Evolutionary Computation, ICEC, (pp. 407-411).

Norman, B.A., & Smith, A.E. (1997). Considering uncertainty in unequal area block layout design. In Industrial Engineering Research - Conference Proceedings, (pp. 826-831).