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Jeffrey Kharoufeh

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(2018) Fellow Award, Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE).

(2016) IIE Transactions Best Paper Award.

(2014) Keynote Speaker, EURANDOM Young European Queueing Theorists Workshop.

(2013) Air Force Research Laboratory Faculty Intern (via ORAU).

(2013 - 2015) Finalist, Outstanding Educator Award, Pitt Swanson School of Engineering.

(2012) Air Force Research Laboratory Faculty Intern (via ORAU).

(2007) Best Paper Award, Operations Research Track, IE Research Conference.

(2006) PECASE Award Nominee, Air Force Office of Scientific Research.

(2006) Outstanding Young Chapter Member Award, Cincinnati/Dayton Chapter of INFORMS.

(2005) Operations Research Instructor of the Quarter, Air Force Institute of Technology, Winter 2005.

(2005) Outstanding Alumnus Distinguished Lecturer, Department of IME, Penn State University.

(2005) Barchi Prize Nominee, Military Operations Research Society.

(2005) INFORMS Young Researcher Roundtable, INFORMS Conference on OR Practice.

(2003) Dr. Leslie M. Norton Teaching Excellence Award, Air Force Institute of Technology.

(2002) Omega Rho, International Operations Research Honor Society.

(2000) NSF Engineering Education Scholars Program, Penn State University.

(1999 - 2000) Weiss Dissertation Scholar, Penn State University.

(1997 - 1998) Weiss Graduate Fellowship, Penn State University.

(1996) E.R.H./Phi Delta Graduate Scholarship, Ohio University.

(1995 - 1997) Stocker Engineering Fellowship, Ohio University.

(1995 - 1997) Ohio Board of Regents Fellowship, Ohio University.

(1994 - 1995) Dwight D. Gardner Scholarship, IIE, Ohio University.

(1994) Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society, Ohio University.

(1994) Top Junior in Industrial and Systems Engineering, Ohio University.

(1993) Tau Beta Pi, National Engineering Honor Society.

(1993 - 1994) Charles H. and Evelyn Matthews Scholarship, Ohio University.

(1993 - 1994) Fritz and Dolores Russ Scholarship, Ohio University.

(1992) Top Sophomore in Industrial and Systems Engineering, Ohio University.

(1991 - 1993) Dean's Scholarship, Ohio University.

Ph.D., Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, Penn State University, 2001

M.S., Industrial & Systems Engineering, Ohio University, 1997

B.S., Industrial & Systems Engineering (Minor in Mathematics), Ohio University, 1995

Abdul-Malak, D.T., Kharoufeh, J.P., & Maillart, L.M. (2019). Maintaining systems with heterogeneous spare parts. NAVAL RESEARCH LOGISTICS, 66(6), 485-501.Wiley. doi: 10.1002/nav.21864.

Dehghanian, A., & Kharoufeh, J.P. (2019). Optimal stopping with a capacity constraint: Generalizing Shepp’s urn scheme. Operations Research Letters, 47(4), 311-316.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.orl.2019.04.006.

Abdul-Malak, D.T., & Kharoufeh, J.P. (2018). OPTIMALLY REPLACING MULTIPLE SYSTEMS IN A SHARED ENVIRONMENT. PROBABILITY IN THE ENGINEERING AND INFORMATIONAL SCIENCES, 32(2), 179-206.Cambridge University Press (CUP). doi: 10.1017/S026996481700016X.

Bhattacharya, A., Kharoufeh, J.P., & Zeng, B. (2018). Managing Energy Storage in Microgrids: A Multistage Stochastic Programming Approach. IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON SMART GRID, 9(1), 483-496.Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi: 10.1109/TSG.2016.2618621.

Bhattacharya, A., Kharoufeh, J.P., & Zeng, B. (2018). Structured storage policies for energy distribution networks. IISE TRANSACTIONS, 50(8), 683-698.Informa UK Limited. doi: 10.1080/24725854.2018.1440670.

Bhattacharya, A., & Kharoufeh, J.P. (2017). Linear programming formulation for non-stationary, finite-horizon Markov decision process models. OPERATIONS RESEARCH LETTERS, 45(6), 570-574.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.orl.2017.09.001.

van Oosterom, C., Maillart, L.M., & Kharoufeh, J.P. (2017). Optimal Maintenance Policies for a Safety-Critical System and Its Deteriorating Sensor. NAVAL RESEARCH LOGISTICS, 64(5), 399-417.Wiley. doi: 10.1002/nav.21763.

Dehghanian, A., Kharoufeh, J.P., & Modarres, M. (2016). STRATEGIC DYNAMIC JOCKEYING BETWEEN TWO PARALLEL QUEUES. PROBABILITY IN THE ENGINEERING AND INFORMATIONAL SCIENCES, 30(1), 41-60.Cambridge University Press (CUP). doi: 10.1017/S0269964815000273.

Bian, L., Gebraeel, N., & Kharoufeh, J.P. (2015). Degradation modeling for real-time estimation of residual lifetimes in dynamic environments. IIE TRANSACTIONS, 47(5), 471-486.Informa UK Limited. doi: 10.1080/0740817X.2014.955153.

Degirmenci, G., Kharoufeh, J.P., & Prokopyev, O.A. (2015). On Optimal Clustering in Mobile Wireless Sensor Networks Under Uncertainty. MILITARY OPERATIONS RESEARCH, 20(2), 19-33. doi: 10.5711/1082598320219.

Flory, J.A., Kharoufeh, J.P., & Abdul-Malak, D.T. (2015). Optimal replacement of continuously degrading systems in partially observed environments. NAVAL RESEARCH LOGISTICS, 62(5), 395-415.Wiley. doi: 10.1002/nav.21638.

Ozkan, E., & Kharoufeh, J.P. (2015). Incompleteness of results for the slow-server problem with an unreliable fast server. ANNALS OF OPERATIONS RESEARCH, 226(1), 741-745.Springer Science and Business Media LLC. doi: 10.1007/s10479-014-1615-5.

Sullivan, K.M., Abdul-Malak, D.T., Kharoufeh, J.P., & Baldwin, R.O. (2015). Optimally Locating Application Virtualization Resources on a Network. MILITARY OPERATIONS RESEARCH, 20(1), 5-+. doi: 10.5711/1082598320105.

Degirmenci, G., Kharoufeh, J.P., & Prokopyev, O.A. (2014). Maximizing the Lifetime of Query-Based Wireless Sensor Networks. ACM TRANSACTIONS ON SENSOR NETWORKS, 10(4), 1-24.Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). doi: 10.1145/2523814.

Flory, J.A., Kharoufeh, J.P., & Gebraeel, N.Z. (2014). A switching diffusion model for lifetime estimation in randomly varying environments. IIE TRANSACTIONS, 46(11), 1227-1241.Informa UK Limited. doi: 10.1080/0740817X.2014.893400.

Oezkan, E., & Kharoufeh, J.P. (2014). OPTIMAL CONTROL OF A TWO-SERVER QUEUEING SYSTEM WITH FAILURES. PROBABILITY IN THE ENGINEERING AND INFORMATIONAL SCIENCES, 28(4), 489-527.Cambridge University Press (CUP). doi: 10.1017/S0269964814000114.

Bountourelis, T., Ulukus, M.Y., Kharoufeh, J.P., & Nabors, S.G. (2013). The Modeling, Analysis, and Management of Intensive Care Units. In Handbook of Healthcare Operations Management. 184, (pp. 153-182).Springer New York. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4614-5885-2_6.

Degirmenci, G., Kharoufeh, J.P., & Baldwin, R.O. (2013). On the performance evaluation of query-based wireless sensor networks. PERFORMANCE EVALUATION, 70(2), 124-147.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.peva.2012.08.004.

Kharoufeh, J.P., Cox, S.M., & Oxley, M.E. (2013). Reliability of manufacturing equipment in complex environments. ANNALS OF OPERATIONS RESEARCH, 209(1), 231-254.Springer Science and Business Media LLC. doi: 10.1007/s10479-011-0839-x.

Cordeiro, J.D., & Kharoufeh, J.P. (2012). THE UNRELIABLE M/M/1 RETRIAL QUEUE IN A RANDOM ENVIRONMENT. STOCHASTIC MODELS, 28(1), 29-48.Informa UK Limited. doi: 10.1080/15326349.2011.614478.

Perry, M.B., Kharoufeh, J.P., Shekhar, S., Cai, J., & Shankar, M.R. (2012). Statistical characterization of nanostructured materials from severe plastic deformation in machining. IIE TRANSACTIONS, 44(7), 534-550.Informa UK Limited. doi: 10.1080/0740817X.2011.596509.

Ulukus, M.Y., Kharoufeh, J.P., & Maillart, L.M. (2012). OPTIMAL REPLACEMENT POLICIES UNDER ENVIRONMENT-DRIVEN DEGRADATION. PROBABILITY IN THE ENGINEERING AND INFORMATIONAL SCIENCES, 26(3), 405-424.Cambridge University Press (CUP). doi: 10.1017/S0269964812000083.

Cochran, J., Cox, L.A., Keskinocak, P., Kharoufeh, J., & Smith, J. (2011). Wiley Encyclopedia of Operations Research and Management Science. John Wiley & Sons.

Nabors, S., Bountourelis, T., Schaefer, A., Luangkesorn, L., Kharoufeh, J., Maillart, L., Yang, W., & Clermont, G. (2011). Cost impact of blocking: predictability of ICU patient throughput and cost variance using process modeling. Critical Care, 15.Springer Science and Business Media LLC. doi: 10.1186/cc9880.

Sherman, N.P., & Kharoufeh, J.P. (2011). OPTIMAL BERNOULLI ROUTING IN AN UNRELIABLE M/G/1 RETRIAL QUEUE. PROBABILITY IN THE ENGINEERING AND INFORMATIONAL SCIENCES, 25(1), 1-20.Cambridge University Press (CUP). doi: 10.1017/S0269964810000215.

Flory, J.A., & Kharoufeh, J.P. (2010). Optimal Satellite Payload Selection and Specification. MILITARY OPERATIONS RESEARCH, 15(3), 43-57.

Kharoufeh, J.P., Solo, C.J., & Ulukus, M.Y. (2010). Semi-Markov models for degradation-based reliability. IIE TRANSACTIONS, 42(8), 599-612.Informa UK Limited. doi: 10.1080/07408170903394371.

Kurt, M., & Kharoufeh, J.P. (2010). Optimally maintaining a Markovian deteriorating system with limited imperfect repairs. EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF OPERATIONAL RESEARCH, 205(2), 368-380.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.ejor.2010.01.009.

Kurt, M., & Kharoufeh, J.P. (2010). Monotone optimal replacement policies for a Markovian deteriorating system in a controllable environment. OPERATIONS RESEARCH LETTERS, 38(4), 273-279.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.orl.2010.03.001.

Kharoufeh, J.P., & Mixon, D.G. (2009). On a Markov-Modulated Shock and Wear Process. NAVAL RESEARCH LOGISTICS, 56(6), 563-576.Wiley. doi: 10.1002/nav.20366.

Sherman, N.P., Kharoufeh, J.P., & Abramson, M.A. (2009). AN M/G/1 RETRIAL QUEUE WITH UNRELIABLE SERVER FOR STREAMING MULTIMEDIA APPLICATIONS. PROBABILITY IN THE ENGINEERING AND INFORMATIONAL SCIENCES, 23(2), 281-304.Cambridge University Press (CUP). doi: 10.1017/S0269964809000175.

Mann, C., Baldwin, R., Kharoufeh, J., & Mullins, B.E. (2008). Energy-efficient agent replication for finite-lifetime resources in wireless sensor networks with time-constrained queries. ACM SIGMOBILE: Mobile Computing and Communications Review, 12(2), 31-39.

Mann, C.R., Baldwin, R.O., Kharoufeh, J.P., & Mullins, B.E. (2008). A queueing approach to optimal resource replication in wireless sensor networks. PERFORMANCE EVALUATION, 65(10), 689-700.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.peva.2008.03.002.

Mann, C.R., Baldwin, R.O., Kharoufeh, J.P., & Mullins, B.E. (2007). A trajectory-based selective broadcast query protocol for large-scale, high-density wireless sensor networks. TELECOMMUNICATION SYSTEMS, 35(1-2), 67-86.Springer Science and Business Media LLC. doi: 10.1007/s11235-007-9041-5.

Offutt, E.J., Kharoufeh, J.P., & Deckro, R.F. (2007). Erratum: Distorted risk measures with application to military capability shortfalls (Military Operations Research (2006) 11:4). Military Operations Research, 12(4), 32.

Kharoufeh, J.P., Finkelstein, D.E., & Mixon, D.G. (2006). Availability of periodically inspected systems with markovian wear and shocks. JOURNAL OF APPLIED PROBABILITY, 43(2), 303-317.Cambridge University Press (CUP). doi: 10.1239/jap/1152413724.

Off, E.J., Kharoufeh, J.P., & Deckro, R.F. (2006). Distorted risk measures with application to military capability shortfalls. MILITARY OPERATIONS RESEARCH, 11(4), 25-39.Military Operations Research Society. doi: 10.5711/morj.11.4.25.

Peterson, B.S., Baldwin, R.O., & Kharoufeh, J.P. (2006). Bluetooth inquiry time characterization and selection. IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON MOBILE COMPUTING, 5(9), 1173-1187.Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi: 10.1109/TMC.2006.125.

Sherman, N.P., & Kharoufeh, J.P. (2006). An M/M/1 retrial queue with unreliable server. OPERATIONS RESEARCH LETTERS, 34(6), 697-705.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.orl.2005.11.003.

Flannery, A., Kharoufeh, J.P., Gautam, N., & Elefteriadou, L. (2005). Queuing delay models for single-lane roundabouts. CIVIL ENGINEERING AND ENVIRONMENTAL SYSTEMS, 22(3), 133-150.Informa UK Limited. doi: 10.1080/10286600500279949.

Kharoufeh, J.P., & Cox, S.M. (2005). Stochastic models for degradation-based reliability. IIE TRANSACTIONS, 37(6), 533-542.Informa UK Limited. doi: 10.1080/07408170590929009.

Kharoufeh, J.P., & Sipe, J.A. (2005). Evaluating failure time probabilities for a Markovian wear process. COMPUTERS & OPERATIONS RESEARCH, 32(5), 1131-1145.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/j.cor.2003.09.016.

Kharoufeh, J.P. (2004). Explicit results for wear processes in a Markovian environment (vol 3, pg 237, 2003). OPERATIONS RESEARCH LETTERS, 32(2), 196.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/S0167-6377(03)00097-X.

Kharoufeh, J.P., & Gautam, N. (2004). A fluid queueing model for link travel time momentst. NAVAL RESEARCH LOGISTICS, 51(2), 242-257.Wiley. doi: 10.1002/nav.10114.

Kharoufeh, J.P., & Gautam, N. (2004). Deriving link travel-time distributions via stochastic speed processes. TRANSPORTATION SCIENCE, 38(1), 97-106.Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS). doi: 10.1287/trsc.1030.0048.

Kladitis, P.E., Bright, V.M., & Kharoufeh, J.P. (2004). Uncertainty in Manufacture and Assembly of Multiple-Joint Solder Self-Assembled Microelectromechanical Systems (MEMS). Journal of Manufacturing Processes, 6(1), 32-50.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/s1526-6125(04)70058-4.

Sherman, N.P., & Kharoufeh, J.P. (2004). Analytical modeling of joint reception, staging, onward movement, and integration. MATHEMATICAL AND COMPUTER MODELLING, 39(6-8), 799-815.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/S0895-7177(04)90555-9.

Flietstra, T.D., Bauer, K.W., & Kharoufeh, J.P. (2003). Integrated Feature and Architecture Selection for Radial Basis Neural Networks. International Journal of Smart Engineering System Design, 5(4), 507-516.Informa UK Limited. doi: 10.1080/10255810390445418.

Kharoufeh, J.P. (2003). Explicit results for wear processes in a Markovian environment. OPERATIONS RESEARCH LETTERS, 31(3), 237-244.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/S0167-6377(02)00229-8.

Peterson, B.S., Baldwin, R.O., Kharoufeh, J.P., & Raines, R.A. (2003). Refinements to the packet error rate upper bound for bluetooth networks. IEEE COMMUNICATIONS LETTERS, 7(8), 382-384.Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi: 10.1109/LCOMM.2003.815667.

Kharoufeh, J.P., & Chandra, M.J. (2002). Statistical tolerance analysis for non-normal or correlated normal component characteristics. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PRODUCTION RESEARCH, 40(2), 337-352.Informa UK Limited. doi: 10.1080/00207540110079112.

Kharoufeh, J.P., & Goulias, K.G. (2002). Nonparametric identification of daily activity durations using kernel density estimators. TRANSPORTATION RESEARCH PART B-METHODOLOGICAL, 36(1), 59-82.Elsevier BV. doi: 10.1016/S0191-2615(00)00038-2.

Anhalt, A.N., Kharoufeh, J.P., & Bhattacharya, A. (2017). Improving access to healthcare by minimizing appointment delays. In 67th Annual Conference and Expo of the Institute of Industrial Engineers 2017, (pp. 579-584).

Anhalt, A.N., & Kharoufeh, J.P. (2015). Comparative study of lung cancer screening policies and cost impacts. In IIE Annual Conference and Expo 2015, (pp. 1563-1571).

Bhattacharya, A., & Kharoufeh, J.P. (2014). Optimal microgrid energy storage strategies in the presence of renewables. In IIE Annual Conference and Expo 2014, (pp. 1348-1355).

Flory, J.A., & Kharoufeh, J.P. (2011). Estimating lifetime distributions in a random environment. In 61st Annual IIE Conference and Expo Proceedings.

Flory, J.A., Kharoufeh, J.P., & Maillart, L.M. (2010). Optimal deployment of irreparable, multi-component systems. In IIE Annual Conference and Expo 2010 Proceedings.

Ulukus, M.Y., Kharoufeh, J.P., & Maillart, L.M. (2010). Optimal replacement of a system with markov-modulated degradation. In IIE Annual Conference and Expo 2010 Proceedings.

Booher, T.B., & Kharoufeh, J.P. (2008). Optimal periodic inspection of complex degrading systems. In IIE Annual Conference and Expo 2008, (pp. 87-92).

Cordeiro, J.D., & Kharoufeh, J.P. (2007). Analysis of an unreliable retrial queue in a random environment. In IIE Annual Conference and Expo 2007 - Industrial Engineering's Critical Role in a Flat World - Conference Proceedings, (pp. 1328-1333).

Crawford, B.P., & Kharoufeh, J.P. (2007). Approximate analysis of an unreliable multiserver retrial queue. In IIE Annual Conference and Expo 2007 - Industrial Engineering's Critical Role in a Flat World - Conference Proceedings, (pp. 1746-1751).

Kharoufeh, J.P., & Sherman, N.P. (2006). Performance analysis and control of an unreliable M/G/1 retrial queue. In 2006 IIE Annual Conference and Exhibition.

Peterson, B.S., Baldwin, R.O., & Kharoufeh, J.P. (2004). A specification-compatible Bluetooth inquiry simplification. In 37th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, 2004. Proceedings of the, 37, (pp. 4901-4909).IEEE. doi: 10.1109/hicss.2004.1265720.

Flietstra, T.D., Kharoufeh, J.P., & Bauer, K.W. (2002). Feature and architecture selection for radial basis neural networks. In Intelligent Engineering Systems Through Artificial Neural Networks, 12, (pp. 123-128).