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Kharoufeh, Jeffrey P
Industrial Engineering
Kharoufeh, Jeffrey P
Associate Professor
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PhD in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, The Pennsylvania State University, 2001

MS in Industrial and Systems Engineering, Ohio University, 1997

BS in Industrial and Systems Engineering, Summa Cum Laude; Minor: Mathematics, Ohio University, 1995

(2014) Finalist, Outstanding Educator Award, Swanson School of Engineering, U. of Pittsburgh.

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

(2013) Finalist, Outstanding Educator Award, Swanson School of Engineering, U. of Pittsburgh.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

(2005) Outstanding Alumnus Distinguished Lecturer, Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering, Penn State University.

(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) Weiss Dissertation Scholar, Penn State University.

(1997) Weiss Graduate Fellowship, Penn State University.

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

(1995) Stocker Engineering Fellowship, Russ College of Engineering and Technology, Ohio University.

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

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

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

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

(1991) Dean's Scholarship, Ohio University.

Bhattacharya, A., and Kharoufeh, J., 2014, "Demand-side energy storage in smart microgrids: A stochastic programming approach," Energy Systems, Manuscript submitted for publication.

Bian, L., Gebraeel, N., and Kharoufeh, J., 2014, "Degradation modeling for real-time estimation of residual lifetimes in dynamic environments," To appear in To appear in IIE Transactions.

Degirmenci, G., Kharoufeh, J., and Prokopyev, O.A., 2014, "On optimal sensor clustering in mobile wireless sensor networks with uncertain sensor locations," Military Operations Research, Manuscript submitted for publication.

Flory, J.A., Kharoufeh, J., and Abdul-Malak, O.A., 2014, "Optimal replacement of continuously degrading systems in partially observed environments," Naval Research Logistics, Manuscript submitted for publication.

Ozkan, E., and Kharoufeh, J., 2014, "Incompleteness of results for the slow-server problem with an unreliable fast server," To appear in To appear in Annals of Operations Research.

Sullivan, K.M., Abdul-Malak, D.T., Kharoufeh, J., and Baldwin, R.O., 2014, "Optimally locating application virtualization resources on a network," To appear in To appear in Military Operations Research.

Dehghanian, A., Kharoufeh, J., and Modarres, M., "Strategic dynamic jockeying between two parallel queues," To appear in To appear in Probability in the Engineering and Informational Sciences.

Bhattacharya, A., and Kharoufeh, J., 2014, "Optimal microgrid energy storage strategies in the presence of renewables," 2014 Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference, Montreal, Canada.

Degirmenci, G., Kharoufeh, J., and Prokopyev, O.A., 2014, "Maximizing the lifetime of query-based wireless sensor networks," ACM Transactions on Sensor Networks, no.4, Article 56.

Flory, J.A., Kharoufeh, J., and Gebraeel, N., 2014, "A switching diffusion model for lifetime estimation in randomly-varying environments," IIE Transactions, no.11, pp. 1227-1241.

Ozkan, E., and Kharoufeh, J., 2014, "Optimal control of a two-server queueing system with failures," Probability in the Engineering and Informational Sciences, no.4, pp. 489-527.

Kharoufeh, J., Cox, S.M., and Oxley, M.E., 2013, "Reliability of manufacturing equipment in complex environments," Annals of Operations Research, no.1, pp. 231-254.

Bountourelis, T., Ulukus, M.Y., Kharoufeh, J., and Nabors, S.G., 2013, "The modeling, analysis and management of intensive care units," in Handbook of Healthcare Operations Management: Methods and Applications, B. Denton, ed., Springer Publishers, New York, NY.

Degirmenci, G., Kharoufeh, J., and Baldwin, R.O., 2013, "On the performance evaluation of query-based wireless sensor networks," Performance Evaluation, no.2, pp. 124-147.

Cordeiro, J.D., and Kharoufeh, J., 2012, "On the unreliable M/M/1 retrial queue in a random environment," Stochastic Models, no.1, pp. 29-48.

Perry, M.B., Kharoufeh, J., Shekhar, S., Cai, J., and Shankar, M.R., 2012, "Statistical characterization of nanostructured materials from severe plastic deformation in machining," IIE Transactions, no.7, pp. 534-550.

Ulukus, M.Y., Kharoufeh, J., and Maillart, L.M., 2012, "Optimal replacement policies under environment-driven degradation," Probability in the Engineering and Informational Sciences, no.3, pp. 405-424.

Kharoufeh, J., 2011, "Level-dependent quasi-birth-and-death processes," in Wiley Encyclopedia of Operations Research and Management Science, J. Cochran, L.A. Cox, P. Keskinocak, J. Kharoufeh, and J.C. Smith, eds., New York, NY.

Kharoufeh, J., 2011, "The M/G/s/s queue," in Wiley Encyclopedia of Operations Research and Management Science, J.J. Cochran, L.A. Cox, P. Keskinocak, J. Kharoufeh, and J.C. Smith, eds., John Wiley & Sons, New York, NY.

Kharoufeh, J., Cochran, J., Cox, L.A., Keskinocak, P., and Smith, J., 2011, "Wiley Encyclopedia of Operations Research and Management Science," John Wiley & Sons, New York, NY.

Kharoufeh, J., Maillart, L.M., and Gebraeel, N., 2011, "Adaptive maintenance planning based on evolving residual life distributions," Proceedings of 2011 NSF Engineering Research and Innovation Conference, Atlanta, GA.

Cordeiro, J.D., and Kharoufeh, J., 2011, "Batch Markovian arrival processes (BMAP)," in Wiley Encyclopedia of Operations Research and Management Science, J. Cochran, L.A. Cox, P. Keskinocak, J. Kharoufeh, and J.C. Smith, eds., New York, NY.

Flory, J.A., and Kharoufeh, J., 2011, "Estimating lifetime distributions in a random environment," 2011 Industrial Engineering Research Conference, Reno, NV.

Sherman, N.P., and Kharoufeh, J., 2011, "Optimal Bernoulli routing in an unreliable M/G/1 retrial queue," Probability in the Engineering and Informational Sciences, no.1, pp. 1-20.

Kharoufeh, J., Solo, C.J., and Ulukus, M.Y., 2010, "Semi-Markov models for degradation-based reliability," IIE Transactions, no.8, pp. 599-612.

Flory, J.A., Kharoufeh, J., and Maillart, L.M., 2010, "Optimal deployment of irreparable, multi-component systems," Proceedings of the 2010 Industrial Engineering Research Conference, Cancun, Mexico.

Flory, J.A., and Kharoufeh, J., 2010, "Optimal satellite payload selection and specification," Military Operations Research, no.3, pp. 43-57.

Kurt, M., and Kharoufeh, J., 2010, "Monotone optimal replacement policies for a Markovian Deteriorating system in a controllable environment," Operations Research Letters, no.4, pp. 273-279.

Kurt, M., and Kharoufeh, J., 2010, "Optimally maintaining a Markovian deteriorating system with limited imperfect repairs," European Journal of Operational Research, no.2, pp. 368-380.

Ulukus, M.Y., Kharoufeh, J., and Maillart, L.M., 2010, "Optimal replacement of a system with Markov-modulated degradation," Proceedings of the 2010 Industrial Engineering Research Conference, Cancun, Mexico.

Kharoufeh, J., and Mixon, D., 2009, "On a Markov-modulated shock and wear process," Naval Research Logistics, no.6, pp. 563-576.

Sherman, N.P., Kharoufeh, J., and Abramson, M.A., 2009, "An M/G/1 retrial queue with unreliable server for streaming multimedia applications," Probability in the Engineering and Informational Sciences, no.2, pp. 281-304.

Booher, T.B., and Kharoufeh, J., 2008, "Optimal periodic inspection of complex degrading systems," Proceedings of the 2008 Industrial Engineering Research Conference, pp. 87-92, Vancouver, BC, Canada.

Mann, C., Baldwin, R., Kharoufeh, J., and 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, no.2, pp. 31-39.

Mann, C., Caldwin, R., Kharoufeh, J., and Mullins, B.E., 2008, "A queueing approach to optimal resource replication in wireless sensor networks," Performance Evaluation, no.10, pp. 689-700.

Cordeiro, J.D., and Kharoufeh, J., 2007, "Analysis of an unreliable retrial queue in a random environment," Proceedings of the 2007 Industrial Engineering Research Conference, pp. 1328-1333, Nashville, TN.

Crawford, B., and Kharoufeh, J., 2007, "Approximate analysis of an unreliable multiserver retrial queue," Proceedings of the 2007 Industrial Engineering Research Conference, pp. 1746-1751, Nashville, TN.

Mann, C.R., Baldwin, R.O., Kharoufeh, J., and Mullins, B.E., 2007, "A trajectory-based selective broadcast query protocol for large-scale, high density wireless sensor networks," Telecommunication Systems, no.1-2, pp. 67-86.

Kharoufeh, J., and Sherman, N.P., 2006, "Performance analysis and control of an unreliable M/G/1 retrial queue," Proceedings of the 2006 Industrial Engineering Research Conference, Orlando, FL.

Kharoufeh, J., Finkelstein, D., and Mixon, D., 2006, "Availability of periodically inspected systems subject to Markovian wear and shocks," Journal of Applied Probability, no.2, pp. 303-317.

Offutt, E., Kharoufeh, J., and Deckro, R.F., 2006, "Distorted risk measures with application to military capability shortfalls," Military Operations Research, no.4, pp. 25-39.

Peterson, B.S., Baldwin, R.O., and Kharoufeh, J., 2006, "Bluetooth inquiry time characterization and selection," IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, no.9, pp. 1173-1187.

Sherman, N.P., and Kharoufeh, J., 2006, "An M/M/1 retrial queue with unreliable server," Operations Research Letters, no.6, pp. 697-705.

Kharoufeh, J., and Cox, S.M., 2005, "Stochastic models for degradation-based reliability," Transactions, no.6, pp. 533-542.

Kharoufeh, J., and Sipe, J.A., 2005, "Evaluating failure time probabilities for a Markovian wear process," Computers and Operations Research, no.5, pp. 1131-1145.

Flannery, A., Kharoufeh, J., Gautam, N., and Elefteriadou, L., 2005, "Queueing delay models for single-lane roundabouts," Civil Engineering and Environmental Systems, no.3, pp. 133-150.

Kharoufeh, J., and Gautam, N., 2004, "A fluid queueing model for link travel time moments," Naval Research Logistics, no.2, pp. 242-257.

Kharoufeh, J., and Gautam, N., 2004, "Deriving link travel time distributions via stochastic speed processes," Transportation Science, no.1, pp. 97-106.

Kladitis, P., Bright, V., and Kharoufeh, J., 2004, "Uncertainty in manufacture and assembly of multiple-joint solder self-assembled microelectromechanical systems (MEMS)," Journal of Manufacturing Processes, no.1, pp. 32-50.

Peterson, B., Baldwin, R., and Kharoufeh, J., 2004, "A specification-compatible Bluetooth inquiry simplification," Proceedings of the 37th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS), IEEE Computer Society, pp. 307-315, Waikoloa, Hawaii.

Sherman, N., and Kharoufeh, J., 2004, "Analytical modeling of joint reception, staging, onward movement, and integration," Mathematical and Computer Modelling, no.6-8, pp. 799-815.

Kharoufeh, J., 2003, "Explicit results for wear processes in a Markovian environment," Operations Research Letters, no.3, pp. 237-244.

Flietstra, T., Bauer, K., and Kharoufeh, J., 2003, "Integrated feature and architecture selection for radial basis neural networks," Int'l Journal of Smart Engineering System Design, pp. 507-516.

Peterson, B., Baldwin, R., Kharoufeh, J., and Raines, R., 2003, "Refinements to the packet error rate upper bound for Bluetooth networks," IEEE Communications Letters, no.8, pp. 382-384.

Kharoufeh, J., and Chandra, M.J., 2002, "Statistical tolerance analysis for non-normal or correlated normal components characteristics," Int'l Journal of Production Research, no.2, pp. 337-352.

Kharoufeh, J., and Goulias, K., 2002, "Nonparametric identification of daily activity durations using kernel density estimators," Transportation Research Part B: Methodological, no.1, pp. 59-82.

Flietstra, T., Bauer, K., and Kharoufeh, J., 2002, "Feature and architecture selection for radial basis neural networks," Proceedings of the Artificial Neural Networks in Engineering Conference: Smart Engineering System Design, pp. 123-128.

Flannery, A., Kharoufeh, J., Gautam, N., and Elefteriadou, L., 2000, "Estimating delay at roundabouts," Proceedings of the 70th Annual Meeting of the Institute of Transportation Engineers, Nashville, Tennessee.

Bush, B.O., Kharoufeh, J., and Rabelo, L., 1996, "Development of an evolutionary scheme for adaptive fuzzy design," Proceedings of the Adaptive Distributed Parallel Computing Symposium, Dayton, OH.