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Ergin Erdem, Ph.D., CMfgE
Coordinator, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering (Engineering)
Assistant Professor of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering (Engineering)
erdem@rmu.edu
412-397-3532 phone (M)
412-397-2593 fax
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Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Industrial Engineering and Management, North Dakota State University, 2013

Professional Background

  • Lecturer 2007-2014, North Dakota State University
  • Assistant Professor of Engineering, Coordinator of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering Programs 2014-, Robert Morris University

Area of Expertise/Research

  • Energy Systems Modeling
  • Operations Management in Healthcare
  • Assignment Problems
  • Metaheuristics
  • RFID Applications

Publications

  • Publications- Selected Peer Reviewed Scientific Journals 

    1.     
    Liu, H., Erdem, E., and Shi, J. An integrated wind power forecasting methodology: Interval estimation of wind speed, operation probability of wind turbine, and conditional expected wind power output of wind farm, in International Journal of Green Energy, Vol:10, No:2, pp:151-176, 2013.

    2.      Erdem, E., Qu, X., and Shi, J., Rescheduling of elective patients upon arrival of emergency patients, in Decision Support Systems, Vol: 54, No: 1, pp: 551-563, 2012.

    3.      Erdem E. and Shi, J., ARMA based approaches for forecasting the tuple of wind speed and direction, in Applied Energy, Vol: 88, No: 4, 1405-1414, 2011.

     

  • Publications-Selected Conference Proceedings

    1.      Shi, J., Erdem E., and Liu, H. Simulation Modeling of Clinic Telephone Systems under PCMH Concept, in Proceedings of the 2013 ISERC Annual Research Conference, San Juan, Puerto Rico, May 2013, CD-ROM.

    2.      Erdem E., Qu X., Shi, J., and Li, G., Stochastic mathematical programming model for elective patient scheduling, , in Proceedings of the 2012 ISERC Annual Research Conference, Full Paper, Orlando, MI, May 19 - 23, 2012

    3.      Erdem, E., Shi, J., Qu, X., and Upadhyaya, S. A mathematical modeling approach for rescheduling elective admissions upon arrival of emergency patients, Proceedings of the 2011 IIE Annual Research Conference, Reno, NV, May 2011, CD-ROM.

     

  • Publications-Book Chapters

    1.      Shi, J., Upadhyaya, S., and Erdem, E. Health information exchange for improving the efficiency and quality of healthcare delivery, in Management Engineering for Effective Healthcare Delivery: Principles and Applications,  eds. Alexander Kolker; Pierce Story, IGI Global, doi: 10.4018/978-1-60960-872-9, 2012.

    2.      Erdem E., Zeng H., Shi J., and Wells D.L. Application of RFID and sensing technology for improving frozen food quality management, Chapter 11, pp. 221-246, in Handbook of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Technologies in Operations and Supply Chain Management: Research and Applications, eds. Thorsten Blecker & George Q. Huang, Erich Schmidt Verlag GmbH & Co., Berlin 2008.

    3.      Zeng H., Erdem E., Wells D.L., and Shi J., Application of RFID technology to loss management in pharmaceutical distribution, Chapter 12, pp. 247-272, in Handbook of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Technologies in Operations and Supply Chain Management: Research and Applications, eds. Thorsten Blecker &  George Q. Huang, Erich Schmidt Verlag GmbH & Co., Berlin 2008.