| Mechanical, Industrial and Systems Engineering
Professor of Systems and Industrial Engineering
Department of Mechanical, Systems and Industrial Engineering
103 Gilbreth Hall
Kingston, RI 02881
Ph. D. University of Arizona, 1991.
M.S. University of Arizona, 1987.
B.S. Jadavpur University, 1984.
1991 ... Assistant, Associate, Full Professor, University of Rhode Island.
2007 Summer Faculty Fellowship, NUWC- Rhode Island
2005-06 Visiting Scientist, NATO Undersea Research Lab., La Spezia, Italy.
1987-1988 Sabbatical Fellowship, Naval Undersea Warfare Center, Newport, RI
My research currently focuses on three broad topics (and there is a common theme running through all three...): Driver Safety, based on eye movement detection for focus tracking; Highly automated manufacturing systems, and Increasing sustainability of consumer products by enhancing redesign, recovery, reuse and recycling.
Workshop, Electronics and the environment, IEEE, Chicago 1997.
Presentations at INFORMS, ETRA (Acm), IEEE, IIE, CORS, IIE-Data Fusion Conference, etc.
Academic presentations at Harvard (Schepens Eye Research Institute), U. Connecticut, Naval Post Graduate School, University of Siena, RPI, Louisiana State University, Florida State University, U. Pittsburgh, Laval University.
l-Deterministic Systems Optimization (Graduate)
Non-Linear Optimization (Graduate)
Manufacturing Systems Modeling, Analysis and Simulation (Graduate)
GRANTS & CONTRACTS
NSF-Lucent Industrial Ecology Fellow
NSF-Design and Analysis of Modern Manufacturing Systems
NSF-Modeling and Analysis of Community Based Recycling
DOT-Driver Eye Movement Measurement and Analysis for Distraction Evaluation
DOT-Transportation for Sustainability
DOT-Low Level Alcohol Impairment Examination Using Eye Movement Records.
HONORS & AWARDS
University Medal, Jadavpur University
NSF-Lucent Industrial Ecology Fellowship (with W. Knight)
Carloti Faculty Excellence Award, University of Rhode Island.