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Sheldon X.C. Lou, Ph.D.

Professor of Production & Operations Management
Management Information Systems Department

Research Interests

  • Operations Control and Scheduling, especially for the Electronics Industry
  • System Modeling and Analysis
  • Optimization in Wireless Communications

Teaching Interests

  • Operations Planning and Control
  • Simulation and System Modeling
  • Automated Manufacturing Systems
  • Statistics for Business
  • Total Quality Management
  • Wireless Communications

Recent Publications

  • Kogan, K., Lou, S., and Herbon, A., Optimal Control of a Failure-Prone Machine under Random Demand, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Vol. 51, No. 5, May 2006
  • Kogan, K., and Lou, S., Multi stage Newsboy Problem—A Dynamic Model, European Journal of Operational Research, Volume 149, Issue 2 , September 2003, Pages 448-458
  • Kogan, K., Lou, S., and Herbon A., Optimal Control of a Resource Sharing Multi Processor with Periodic Maintenance. IEEE Transaction on Automatic Control, Vol. 47, No. 8, Aug. 2002, pp. 1342-1346
  • Kogan, K. and Lou, S., Scheduling One-Part-Type Serial Manufacturing System under Periodic Demand: A Solvable Case, Computers and Operations Research. 29, 2002, 1195-1206
  • Kogan, K. and Lou, S., Optimal Production Control: Analytical Solution for Limit Cycles, IIE Transactions, 34(4), 2002, 363-374
  • Yan, H., Lou, S., and Sethi, S., Robustness of Various Production Control Policies in Semiconductor Manufacturing, Production and Operations Management, Vol. 9, No. 2, Summer 2000