9th Annual World Conference of the Society for Industrial and Systems Engineering

2020 SISE Virtual Conference

September 17-18, 2020

2020 SISE Virtual Conference - Papers By Presentation Schedule




08:30 - 08:45

SISE 2020 Virtual Conference Welcome Session

08:45 - 09:30

Keynote Speech: "Adaptability – An Inner Strength of an Industrial Engineer"

Keynote Speaker: Ashwani Muppasani

APAC Head of Purchasing and Supply Chain, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (People's Republic of China)


09:40 - 10:00

A New Approach to Represent the Risk and Its Temporal Course in a FMEA

-A Aichele, A Lorenzoni, and O Mannuß (Germany)

10:00 - 10:20

Approach for a Systematic Derivation of Risks During Disassembly of Traction Batteries

-O Mannuß, I Borchardt, J Mandel, and A Sauer (Germany)

10:20 - 10:40

Validation of Decisions of a Multilayer Perceptron Learning Algorithm for the Identification of Net Attacks with the Aid of Bayesian Classifiers

-Y Fang, M Kempf, and A Sauer (Germany)

10:40 - 11:00


11:00 - 11:20

Reconfigurable & Adaptable Ergonomic Squeegee Grip

-S Mysur (USA)

11:20 - 11:40

Risk, Reward and Analysis of Workers’ Compensation Data in a Technical College System: A Pilot Study

-BK Smith, SD Choi, and T Loushine (USA)

11:40 - 12:00

Workforce Planning During COVID: Mathematical Modeling for Employee Assignment

-DL Santos (USA)

12:00 - 1:00


1:00 - 1:30

Webinar A Case Study On Use of Industrial Engineering Techniques To Solve Manufacturing Issues

Richard Wyatt Ph.D., PE, CPE, CQE, CSP

Aon Risk Solutions/ Global Risk Consulting / Casualty Risk Consulting (USA)



1:30 - 1:50

Quantifying the Number of Berries to Make a Schwartzbeere Pie: An Investigation

-N Schmeidler (USA)

Digital Supply Chain Twins: System Dynamics and Artificial Neural Networks Modeling Approach for Analyzing the Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on the Supply Chain Performance

-A Arishi and K Krishnan (USA)

1:50 - 2:10

Whole-body Vibration Exposure: A Demonstration of the Importance of Artifact Removal

-SD Fleming, GG Weames, and GB Page (USA/Canada)

Multi-criteria Comparison of Hospital Eciencies Using Nested Radial Data Envelopment Analysis Model

-Q Zhang and N Nagarur (USA)

2:10 - 2:30

Role of Physical Environment Factors in Semantic Memory and Cognitive Performance in Open-Plan Offices Users: A Systematic Literature Review

-MP Serrano-Ruiz, AL Ramírez-Quintana, and G Ibarra-Mejía (Mexico/USA)

A Dynamic Approach to the Traveling Salesman Problem with Drones Using a Self-Organizing Map

-M Tairi, Y Wang, and SW Yoon (USA)

2:30 - 2:50

A System Approach: Model Development of Employee Engagement Factors Which Impact an Organization's Productivity

-S Zahraei and R Pitts Jr. (USA)

A Root Cause Analysis Using Text Mining for Patient No-Shows: A Case Study in Primary Care Centers Serving Rural Areas

-L Abu Lekham, Y Wang, E Hey, and M Khasawneh (USA)

2:50 - 3:30


3:30 - 3:50

Modeling Addiction: The Effects of Intervention Methods to Reduce the Opioid Epidemic

-K Harrison and JM Jiménez (USA)

A Data-Driven Forecast Netting Approach via Linear Programming

-IG Lee, D Won, and SW Yoon (USA)

3:50 - 4:10

Healthcare Business Strategies: Analyzing Costs in a Medical Imaging Facility

-JD García-Santiago, LA Esquerdo-Pérez, and MI Méndez-Piñero (Puerto Rico)

Should I Do the Preventive Maintenance Now?

-MA Cabarcas-Romero and B Rodríguez-Álamo (Puerto Rico)

4:10 - 4:30

Determining Underlying Characteristics of Supplier Evaluation Model: A Quantitative Empirical Research

-Z Ocak (Turkey)

Evaluating Response Time Performance of Multiple Patrol Dispatching Using Stochastic Simulation

-JH de la Cruz (Mexico)




08:30 - 09:15

Webinar: Developing an Efficient and Effective COVID Testing Strategy for the United States Corps of Cadets: Preliminary Results of a Recent Simulation Study

COL Paul Evangelista, LTC Nick Clark, COL Matthew Dabkowski, COL Laura Dawson, MAJ Erin Milner, and LTC Michael Washington

United States Military Academy (USMA), West Point, New York (USA)


09:30 - 09:50

Comparison Examination of Building Shape for Multi-floor Factory using Genetic Algorithm

-Y Shirai (Japan)

09:50 - 10:10

Project Based Engineering Curriculum at the United States Military Academy

-MD Parrish and JH Schreiner (USA)

10:10- 10:30

Simulating Effects of COVID-19 Constraints on Reception Day Process Flow at the United States Military Academy

-S McCarthy and C Razon (USA)

10:30 - 10:40


10:40 - 11:00

Increasing Asset In-Transit Visibility at Fort Bragg, North Carolina

-B Whitlow and S Herbert (USA)

11:00 - 11:20

Strategic Implications and Data Analysis for the COVID-19 Pandemic in the Coming Season: Public Policy-Making with a Hazard-Control Perspective

-A Gosavi and RJ Marley (USA)

11:20 - 11:40

Economic Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic in Puerto Rico

-JA Hernández-Padilla and MI Méndez-Piñero (Puerto Rico)

11:40 - 12:30


12:30 - 1:00

Webinar: High Reliability in Healthcare – Effort Towards Zero Harm

Rammohan Maikala PhD

Project Manager & Program Specialist, Injury Prevention & Ergonomics, Providence Regional Medical Center, Washington (USA)



1:00 - 1:20

Design and Development of a Cost Model for the Implementation of Process Analytical Technology in the Pharmaceutical Industry

-MA Fontalvo-Lascano, MI Méndez-Piñero, and RJ Romañach (Puerto Rico)

Analysis of Learning Developed by Industrial Engineering Students in a Simulated Work Environment

-EP Puente-Aguilar, LG Hernández-Landa, AM García-León, RE Mata-Martínez, and A Vargas-Moreno (Mexico)

1:20 - 1:40

Lot Size Optimization with RTI in a Closed-loop Supply Chain

-P Thorat, Y Wang, and SW Yoon (USA)

Reduction of The Operational Cost of Sintering Furnace Systems per Configuration (Setup) Through Decision-Tree Sequencing – A Case Study in an Electronics Company in Nuevo León, México

-V Lara-Jiménez, JM Hernández-Ramos, C Solís-Peña, J Cuellar-Celestino, and SG Elizondo-Arroyave (Mexico)

1:40 - 2:00

KAIZEN Application to Improve Times in the Product Change Process - A Case Study: Automotive Manufacturing Company

-C Solís-Peña, V Lara-Jiménez, JM Hernández-Ramos, J Cuellar-Celestino, and J Chi-Tapia (Mexico)

4.0 Education Characterization for the Human Capital Formation

-DC Bacre, MA Martínez, NM Leal, JA Chi, EE Ábrego, S Niño and R Solís (Mexico)

2:00 - 2:20

An Energy-Aware Scheduling Model Under Demand Charge and Time-Based Rate

-S Karimi and S Kwon (USA)

Implementation of MBSE Approach for Developing Reliability Model to Ensure Robustness of Sounding Rocket Program Using MADe Modeling Tool

-T Odita, MJ Louise-Caballes, and G Chen (USA)

2:20 - 2:40


2:40 - 3:00

Simulation and Analysis of Poultry Litter Drying Process Using Residual Heat from Combustion System

-SO Alamu, X Qian, SW Lee, Y Yang, and D An (USA)

An Empirical Research Investigating the Effectiveness of Integrating Virtual Reality: Exploration of Human Mind through an Interactive and Immersive Virtual Environment

-MJ Louise-Caballes, SO Alamu, G Chen, and Y Liu (USA)

3:00 - 3:20

Minimization of Drying Time in a Resin Process Using Design of Experiments

-EE Abrego-Tamez, NM Leal, DC Bacre, MA Martínez, and JA Chi (Mexico)

Simulation of Electric Transit Busses for Broome County Transportation

-O Hayes (USA)

3:20 - 3:40

Optimization Design of Rocket Nosecone for Achieving Desired Apogee by Empirical Research and Simulation-Based Comparison

-M Ajuwon, M Caballes, J Xue, A Burris, SO Alamu, X Qian, and G Chen (USA)