Professor

Ghaith Rabadi

2101 Engineering Systems Bldg
Norfolk, 23529

Professor of Engineering Management & Systems Engineering (EMSE). He served as a Vice President for Research and Development at Princess Sumaya University for Technology, Amman, Jordan from 2018 to 2020. He Received his Ph.D. and M.S. in Industrial Engineering from University of Central Florida (UCF) 1999 and 1996 respectively, and his B.S. in Industrial Engineering from the University of Jordan in 1992. Prior to joining the faculty at Old Dominion as an Assistant Professor in 2002, he was a post doc on NASA funded projects for one year and a Visiting Assistant professor at the IE Department at UCF for another year. He also worked as a Research Director at Productivity Apex, a modeling and simulation company based in Orlando, FL, from 2000-2002.

He has published a book, and numerous journal and conference peer reviewed papers and book chapters. He received the NASA Faculty Fellowship where he worked at NASA Langley Research Center in Virginia as a faculty fellow. His research and teaching interests include Planning and Scheduling, Operations Research, Simulation Modeling and Analysis, and Supply Chain Management and Logistics. He is a co-founder and is currently the Chief Editor for the International Journal of Planning and Scheduling.

Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering, University of Central Florida, (1999)

M.S. in Industrial Engineering, University of Central Florida, (1996)

B.S. in Industrial Engineering, University of Jordan, (1992)

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

Rabadi, G. "Analytics via Operational and Logistical Simulation and Animation Models for Doha’s New Port" $823033. . January, 2015 - July, 2018
Sousa-Poza, A. "Program Management Support" $101166.39. Commercial. October, 2017 - January, 2018
Rabadi, G. "Modeling and Simulation for NATO’s Rapid Deployment Logistics" $56000. Foreign. July, 2017 - December, 2017
Seck, M. "NATO Logistics User Operations Requirements Assessment" $44800. . June, 2016 - November, 2016
Seck, M. "NATO Logistics user operations requirements assessment" $22400. Foreign. June, 2016 - November, 2016
Ghoniem, A. "Analytics for System-wide Infrastructure and Capacity Planning for Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup" $570000. . November, 2013 - November, 2016
Ghoniem, A. "Integrated Modeling and Optimization Approaches for Airport Terminal Area Management" $493033. . November, 2010 - November, 2012
Landaeta, R. "Deployment and Evaluation of a Customized Project Management Development Program for the US Army Core of Engineers-Norfolk District " $60330. Federal. January, 2010 - June, 2010
Landaeta, R. "Design of a Customized Project Management Development Program for the US Army Core of Engineers-Norfolk District (USACE-NAO) (Phase II). " $77282. Federal. April, 2009 - May, 2010
Rabadi, G. "Database Development for STIHL's Guide Bar Facility" $6900. Private. October, 2009 - December, 2009
Rabadi, G. "The Development of Modeling and Simulation Engineering Courses in Support of Modeling and Simulation Graduate Program" $100000. Private. January, 2009 - December, 2009
Rabadi, G. "Process Modeling and Scheduling at Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding" $86520. Private. November, 2008 - June, 2009
Bowling, S. R. "System-of-Systems Engineering Modeling and Analysis for the Secure Border Initiative (SBI) – Phase II" $129998. Federal. September, 2007 - March, 2008
Unal, R. "System-of-Systems Engineering Modeling & Analysis for SB Initiative" $145000. . June, 2007 - October, 2007
Bowling, S. R. "System-of-Systems Engineering Modeling and Analysis for the Secure Border Initiative (SBI)" $145000. Federal. June, 2007 - September, 2007
Rabadi, G. "System-of-Systems Engineering Analysis for the Secure Border Initiative (SBI)" $228580. . March, 2006 - March, 2007
Talley, W. K. "A Throughput Simulation of VPA’s Norfolk International Terminals: A Security Risk Analysis" $109585. . , 2005 - , 2006
Rabadi, G. "Security Risk Analysis of Norfolk International Terminal (NIT)" $110000. . October, 2005 - September, 2006
Rabadi, G. "The Department of Homeland Security Border System-of-Systems Engineering Analysis" $819212. . October, 2005 - March, 2006
Rabadi, G. "A Simulation-based Cost Modeling for Assembly Flow Shop Just-In-Time Problems" $11000. Old Dominion University. May, 2005 - August, 2005
Rabadi, G. "Research Extension of The Architectural Simulation Model for Existing and Future Launch Systems" $28118. Federal. July, 2004 - February, 2005
Rabadi, G. "Flow Management Research for Sentara Leigh Hospital" $10000. Private. October, 2003 - October, 2004
Rabadi, G. "Operation and Support Cost Assessment Research Based on an Architectural Simulation Model for Future Launch Systems" $35000. Federal. October, 2003 - February, 2004
Rabadi, G. "NASA/ASEE Faculty Fellowship" $12000. Federal. June, 2003 - August, 2003
Rabadi, G. "Development of A Simulation Approach for Launch Vehicle Operations and Support Assessment" $32000. Federal. September, 2002 - May, 2003

Expertise

Decision Modeling
Discrete-event Simulation Modeling; Scheduling; Optimization; Supply Chain Management
Engineering
Discrete-event Simulation Modeling; Scheduling; Applied Optimization; Simulation of Space Launch Vehicle Operations (worked with NASA on several projects); Supply Chain Management

Research Interests

Scheduling, Supply Chain, Simulation Modeling and Analysis, Metaheuristics, Humanitarian Logistics

Articles

Khasawneh, M. (2021). Evaluating the Impact of Shared Situational Awareness on Combat Effectiveness in Symmetric Engagements. International Journal of Simulation and Process Modelling 16 (3) , pp. 199-211.
El Hassan, S. b. (2021). The (Un)Sustainability of Higher Education Institutions in Jordan. Frontiers in Sustainability.
Tahami, H. (2020). Exact Approaches for Routing Capacitated Electric Vehicles. Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review 144.
Rabadi, G. (2019). New Characteristics of Optimal Solutions for the Two-Machine Flowshop Problem with Unlimited Buffers. Journal of Operational Research Society .
Garcia, C. (2018). Dynamic Resource Allocation and Coordination for High-Load Crisis Volunteer Management. Journal of Humanitarian Logistics and Supply Chain Management 8 (4) , pp. 533-556.
Msakni, M. Kais. (2018). Exact methods for the quay crane scheduling problem when tasks are modeled at the single container level. Computers & Operations Research 99 , pp. 218 – 233.
Arin, A. (2017). Integrating Estimation of Distribution Algorithms versus Q-Learning into Meta-RaPS for Solving the 0-1 Multidimensional Knapsack Problem. Computers and Industrial Engineering 112 , pp. 706–720.
Khasawneh, M. T. (2017). The information age combat model: a vision for a discrete event simulation approach. International Journal of Simulation and Process Modelling 12 (5) , pp. 429--445.
Khasawneh, M. T. (2017). Using integer partitioning to determine unique configurations for the information age combat model. International Journal of Industrial and Systems Engineering 26 (3) , pp. 364--379.
Arin, A. (2016). Local Search versus Path Relinking in Metaheuristics: Redesigning Meta-RaPS with Application to the Multidimensional Knapsack Problem. Applied Soft Computing 46 , pp. 317 – 327.
Rabadi, G. (2016). Gravity Model Extensions for the Impact of Mega Sports Events on Tourist Flow. Journal of Economics, Business and Management 10 (4) , pp. 553 – 560.
Rabadi, G. (2015). Planning and Management of Major Sporting Events: A Survey. International Journal of Planning and Scheduling 2 (2) , pp. 154 – 178.
Kaplan, S. (). Minimizing the Total Weighted Tardiness and Instability for the Parallel Machine Re-scheduling Problem with Deadlines and Ready Times. International Journal of Planning and Scheduling 2 (2) , pp. 87 – 108.
Arnaout, J. (2014). A two-stage Ant Colony Optimization Algorithm to minimize the makespan on Unrelated Parallel Machines - Part II: Enhancements and Experimentations. Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing 25 (1) , pp. 43-45.
Köksalmış, E. (2014). The Optimal Exam Experience: A Timetabling Approach to Prevent Student Cheating and Fatigue. International Journal of Operational Research 21 (3) , pp. 263-278.
Kaplan, S. (2013). A Simulated Annealing and Meta-RaPS Algorithms for the Aerial Refueling Scheduling Problem with Due Date-to-Deadline Windows and Release Time. Engineering Optimization 45 (1) , pp. 67-87.
Garcia, C. (2013). Exact and approximate methods for parallel multiple-area spatial scheduling with release times. OR Spectrum 35 (3) , pp. 639-657.
Hancerliogullari, G. (2013). Greedy Heuristics and Metaheuristics for Multiple Runway Combined Arrival-Departure Aircraft Sequencing Problem. Journal of Air Transport Management 32 , pp. 39 – 48.
Bowling, S. (2013). Sensitivity Analysis Framework for Large-Scale System-of-Systems Applications. International Journal of System of Systems Engineering 4 (1) , pp. 1 –22.
Kaplan, S. (2012). Exact and Heuristic Algorithms for the Aerial Refueling Parallel Machine Scheduling Problem with Due Date-to-Deadline Window and Ready Times. Computers & Industrial Engineering 62 (1) , pp. 276 – 285.
Deller, S. (2012). Organizing for Improved Effectiveness in Networked Operations. Military Operations Research Journal 17 (1) , pp. 5-16.
Bowling, S. R. (2012). Initiative Mapping Methodology for System of Systems Applications. International Journal of Industrial and Systems Engineering 10 (1) , pp. 75 – 95.
Garcia, C. (2011). A Meta-RaPS Algorithm for Spatial Scheduling with Release Times. International Journal of Planning and Scheduling 1 (1-2) , pp. 19 – 31.
Arin, A. (2011). Comparative studies on design of experiments for. Int. J. Experimental Design and Process Optimisation 2 (2) , pp. 102-124.
Garcia, C. (2011). Optimising Coordinated Multi-Team Volunteer Scheduling: A Combined Constraint Programming and Goal Programming Approach”. International Journal of Industrial and Systems Engineering 9 (2) , pp. 183-193.
Arnaout, J. (2010). A Two-stage Ant Colony Optimization to Minimize the Makespan on Unrelated Parallel Machines with Sequence-Dependent Setup Times. Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing 21 (6) , pp. 693-701.
Keating, C. B. (2009). Systems of systems engineering for border security and inmigration: methodologies, processes, and tools. The International Journal of Systems of Systems 1 (4) , pp. 414 – 444.
Deller, S. T. (2009). Applying the Information Age Combat Model: Quantitative Analysis of Network Centric Operations. International Journal for Command and Control 3 (1).
Tolk, A. (2009). Embedding simulation education into the engineering management body of knowledge. Journal of Simulation and Process Modelling 5 (1) , pp. 14-19.
Kaylani, A. (2008). A generic environment for modeling future launch operations—GEM-FLO: a success story in generic modeling. Journal of the Operational Research Society 59 (10) , pp. 1312-1320.
Landaeta, R. (2008). Identifying Sources of Resistance to Change in Healthcare. International Journal of Healthcare Technology and Management 9 (1) , pp. 74-96.
Arnaout, J. (2008). Rescheduling of Unrelated Parallel Machines Under Machine Breakdowns. International Journal of Applied Management Science 1 (1) , pp. 75-89.
Rabadi, G. (2007). A Heuristic Algorithm for The Just-In-Time Single Machine Scheduling Problem With Setups: A Comparison With A Simulated Annealing. The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology 32 (3/4) , pp. 326-335.
Arnaout, J. (2007). Predictable Scheduling With Learning Capability for The Unrelated Parallel Machine Problem. International Journal of Operations & Quantitative Management 13 (2) , pp. 115-127.
Arnaout, J. (2006). A Dynamic Heuristic for the Stochastic Unrelated Parallel Machine Scheduling Problem“, Special Issue special issue on Scheduling in Manufacturing, Information, and Service Industries. International Journal of Operations Research 3 (2) , pp. 136-143.
Helal, M. (2006). A Tabu Search Algorithm to Minimize the Makespan for Unrelated Parallel Machines Scheduling Problem with Setup Times. International Journal of Operations Research 3 (3) , pp. 182-192.
Rabadi, G. (2006). Heuristics for the Unrelated Parallel Machine Scheduling Problem with Setup Times. Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing 17 , pp. 85-97.
Duwayri, Z. (2006). Scheduling Setups Changes at Bottleneck Facilities in Semiconductor Manufacturing. Production Planning and Control Journal 17 (7) , pp. 717-727.
Abuhilal, L. (2006). Supply Chain Inventory Control: A Comparison Among JIT, MRP, and MRP with Information Sharing Using Simulation. Engineering Management Journal, Special Issue on Supply Chain management 18 (2) , pp. 51-57.
Rabadi, G. (2004). A Branch-and-Bound Algorithm for the Early/Tardy Machine Scheduling Problem with a Common Due-Date and Sequence-Dependent Setup Time. Computers & Operations Research Journal 31 (10) , pp. 1727-1751.
Keating, C. B. (2003). Systems of Systems Engineering . Engineering Management Journal 15 (3) , pp. 36-45.

Books

Carter, M. W.. (2018). Operations Research: a Practical Introduction. CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group.
Cares, J. R. (2016). Operations Research for Unmanned Systems. John Wiley \& Sons.
Rabadi, G. (2016). Heuristics, Meta-heuristics and Approximate Methods in Planning and Scheduling. Springer International Publishing.

Book Chapters

Soykan, B. (2016). A Tabu Search Algorithm for the Multiple Runway Aircraft Scheduling Problem Heuristics, Metaheuristics and Approximate Methods in Planning and Scheduling (pp. 165--186) Springer.
Garcia, C. (2016). Approximation Algorithms for Spatial Scheduling Heuristics, Metaheuristics and Approximate Methods in Planning and Scheduling (pp. 1--16) Springer.
Arin, A. (2016). Performance of an intensification strategy based on learning in a metaheuristic: Meta-RaPS with path relinking Heuristics, Metaheuristics and Approximate Methods in Planning and Scheduling (pp. 109--126) Springer.
Deller, S. (2016). Organizing for Improved Effectiveness in Networked Operations Operations Research for Unmanned Systems John Wiley.
Deller, S. (2014). Improving Command and Control Effectiveness based on Robust Connectivity Network Topology and C2 Systems: Design, operations, and evolution (pp. 176-190) IGI-Global.
Arin, A. (2012). Memory and Learning in Metaheuristics Artificial Intelligence, Evolutionary Computation and Metaheuritics in Studies in Computational Intelligence (pp. 435 – 476) Berlin-Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag.
Pinto, C. Ariel. (2008). U.S. Port Security/ Maritime Safety, Security, and Piracy (pp. 217-234) London: Informa Publisher.
Rabadi, G. (2007). Port Recovery from Security Incidents: A Simulation Approach (pp. 83-94) London: Informa, Lloyd’s List Press .

Conference Proceeding

Al-Duoli, F. A. (2018). Hybridizing Meta-RaPS with Machine Learning Algorithms IEEE Technology and Engineering Management Conference (TEMSCON).
Kotachi, M. (2018). Sequence-Based Simulation Optimization of Container Terminals IEEE Technology and Engineering Management Conference (TEMSCON).
Kotachi, M. (2016). A discrete event simulation for the logistics of Hamad's container terminal of Qatar Proceedings of the 2016 Winter Simulation Conference (pp. 2262--2271).
Soykan, B. (2016). A Hybrid Metaheuristic Algorithm for Multi-Objective Runway Scheduling Problem in Simulation-based Optimization Proceedings of MODSIM World.
Msakni, M. Kais. (2016). An Integrated Quay Crane Assignment and Scheduling Problem Using Branch-and-Price Computational Science and Computational Intelligence (CSCI), 2016 International Conference on (pp. 1286--1291).
Seck, M. (2015). A Simulation-based Approach to Risk Assessment and Mitigation in Supply Chain Networks (pp. 98--104) Procedia Computer Science.
Al-Duoli, F. A. (2014). Data mining based hybridization of meta-RaPS (pp. 301--307) Procedia Computer Science.
Kotachi, M. (2014). Simulating and Analyzing the Assignment of Cranes to Ships According to Ship Size in a Complex Container Terminal Proceedings of the International Annual Conference of the American Society for Engineering Management. (pp. 1).
Al-Duoli, F. A. (2013). Employing learning to improve the performance of Meta-RaPS (pp. 46--51) Procedia Computer Science.
Kotachi, M. (2013). Simulation modeling and analysis of complex port operations with multimodal transportation (pp. 229--234) Procedia Computer Science.
Rodriguez, E. (2010). Modeling cross-dock networks with time constraints using simulation (pp. 52 – 56) Charlottesville, VA: Proceedings of The IEEE Systems and Information Engineering Design Symposium (SIEDS'10).
Shearer, N. (2010). Sensitivity Analysis of a large-scale system dynamics immigration model (pp. 78 – 81) Charlottesville, VA: Proceedings of The IEEE Systems and Information Engineering Design Symposium (SIEDS'10).
Arnaout, G. (2010). Modeling Cross-Docking Operations using Discrete Event Simulation (pp. 113 – 120) CEUR-WS: 6th International Workshop on Enterprise & Organizational Modeling and Simulation.
Rabadi, G. (2010). Towards a Center for Modeling and Simulation: The Case for Jordan (pp. 99 - 112) CEUR-WS: 6th International Workshop on Enterprise & Organizational Modeling and Simulation.
Rabadi, G. (2009). Sensitivity Analysis Framework for Large and Complex Simulation Models Istanbul: Proceedings of the 2009 Summer Computer Simulation Conference.
Derbes, D. (2009). Transportation Problem for a Cross-Dock Network with Time Constraints (pp. 1393 – 1398) Miami, FL: Proceedings of the Industrial Engineering Research Conference,.
Deller, S. (2009). Modeling the Information Age Combat Model: An Agent-Based Simulation of Network Centric Operations (pp. 9-15) Proceedings of Modeling and Simulation (MODSIM) World 2009 Conference & Expo.
Garcia, C. (2009). Optimization Model for Scheduling Problems with Two-Dimensional Spatial Resource Constraints (pp. 307-312) Proceedings of Modeling and Simulation (MODSIM) World 2009 Conference & Expo.
Arin, A. (2009). Tuning Parameters In Heuristics By Using Design Of Experiments Methods (pp. 73-78) Proceedings of Modeling and Simulation (MODSIM) World 2009 Conference & Expo.
Arnaout, J. (2008). Ant Colony Optimization Algorithm to Parallel Machine Scheduling Problem with Setups (pp. 578-582) Washington DC: Proceeding of the 4th IEEE Conference on Automation Science and Engineering (CASE).
Landaeta, R. (2006). An Empirical Investigation of the Effectiveness of Crisis Management Strategies Huntsville, Alabama: Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Management, National Conference.
Landaeta, R. (2006). Understanding Managerial Differences and Similarities between AHP and ANP: An Empirical Study Huntsville, Alabama: Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Management, National Conference.
Bowling, S. R. (2006). An Integrated Framework for Modeling and Simulation of the U.S. Southern Border: A Border Patrol Perspective Orland Fl: Industrial Engineering Research Conference.
Lokesh, P. (2005). A Web-Based Software Application for the ASEM 2005 Conference (pp. 236-242) Proceeding of the 26th National Conference of the American Society for Engineering Management.
Lepsch, R. A. (2005). Launch Vehicle Economic Evaluation Using Discrete Event Simulation Based Methodology Long Beach, California: Proceedings of the AIAA Space 2005 Conference .
Arnaout, J. (2005). Minimizing the Total Weighted Completion Time on Unrelated Parallel Machines with Stochastic Times (pp. 2141-2147) Proceedings of the 2005 Winter Simulation Conference.
Correa-Martinez, Y. C. (2005). Scheduling Policies In An Assembly Environment With Earliness and Tardiness (pp. 156-161) Proceeding of the 26th National Conference of the American Society for Engineering Management.
Tsoy, G. (2004). A Genetic Algorithm Approach for Surgical Operating Rooms Scheduling Problem (pp. 299-304) Proceeding of the 25th National Conference of the American Society for Engineering Management.
Rabadi, G. (2004). Architectural Simulation Model for Operations of Future Launch Systems (pp. 283-289) Proceeding of the 25th National Conference of the American Society for Engineering Management.
Mun, J. (2004). Smoothing the Patient Flow within Healthcare System (pp. 363-367) Proceeding of the 25th National Conference of the American Society for Engineering Management.
Bedoya, L. (2003). A Multi-agent Approach for the Job Shop Scheduling Problem with Earliness and Tardiness (pp. 1217-1222) Washington D. C.: Proceeding of the IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (IEEE SMC).
Keating, C. B. (2003). Framing of Complex System of Systems Engineering Problems (pp. 8-15) St. Louis, Missouri: Proceeding of the 24th National Conference of the American Society for Engineering Management.
Bedoya, L. (2003). A Tabu Search Approach for the Job Shop Scheduling Problem with Earliness and Tardiness (pp. 420-425) St. Louis, MO: Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Management.
Rabadi, G. (2002). A Simulated Annealing Algorithm for a Scheduling Problem with Setup Times Orlando, Florida: Proceeding of Industrial Engineering Research Conference.
Anagnostopoulos, G. C. (2002). A Simulated Annealing Algorithm for the Unrelated Parallel Machine Scheduling Problem Orlando, Florida: Proceeding of the World Automation Congress (WAC) .
Moraga, R. (2002). Application of Simulated Annealing to Parallel Machine Scheduling Problems: A Literature Review Concepción: Proceeding of the Latin-Iberian American Congress of Operations Research (CLAIO).
Sousa-Poza, A. (2002). Boundary Setting: Inherent Problems and Solutions for an ISO 9001 Based Quality Management System (pp. 162-168) Tampa, Florida: Proceeding of the 23rd Annual American Society for Engineering Management .
Steele, M. (2002). Generic Simulation Models of Reusable Launch Vehicles (pp. 747-753) Proceedings of the 2002, Winter Simulation Conference.
Cates, G. R. (2002). Modeling the Space Shuttle (pp. 754-762) Proceedings of the 2002 Winter Simulation Conference.
Rabadi, G. (2001). Application of Constraint Programming to a Scheduling Problem with a Common Due Date and Setup Times (pp. 275-284) Amman, Jordan : Proceeding of the 1st International Industrial Engineering Conference.
Kaylani, A. (2001). Application of Industrial Engineering Practices to Software Development Using Database Representation of the Software Process (pp. 425-432) Amman, Jordan: Proceeding of the 1st International Industrial Engineering Conference .
Duwayri, Z. (2001). Dispatching Rule to Schedule Setup Changes at Bottleneck Facilities in Semiconductor Fabs (pp. 233-240) Amman, Jordan: Proceeding of the 1st International Industrial Engineering Conference .
Cates, G. (2001). Macro-Level Simulation Model of Space Shuttle Processing (pp. 143-148) Military, Government and Aerospace Simulation Proceeding, Part of 2001 Advanced Simulation Technologies Conference, Sponsored by The Society for Computer Simulation International (SCS).
Salem, A. (2000). A Branch-and-Bound Algorithm for Parallel Machine Scheduling Problems (pp. 88-93) Portofino: Proceeding of Harbour, Maritime & Multimodal Logistics Modeling and Simulation Workshop, a publication of the Society for Computer Simulation International (SCS) .
Mollaghasemi, M. (2000). Simulation Modeling and Analysis of Space Shuttle Flight Hardware Processing (pp. 59-62) Portofino: Proceeding of Harbour, Maritime & Multimodal Logistics Modeling and Simulation Workshop, a publication of the Society for Computer Simulation International (SCS) .

Presentations

Talley, W. K. (December , 2006). Risk, Resiliency and Port Security: A Framework Towards Continuity of Annual Meeting of the Society for Risk Analysis Baltimore, Maryland.
Landaeta, R. (November , 2006). Project's Knowledge Management NSWCCD Norfolk, Virginia.
Landaeta, R. (January , 2005). Development of a Complex Systems Engineering Environment to Facilitate Systems of Systems Engineering (SoSE) for Border Security Research Day Old Dominion University Research Foundation.
  • 2017: NATO Global Innovation Challenge, NATO Allied Command Transformation (ACT)
  • 2016: Doctoral Mentoring Award , ODU
  • 2008: Fulbright Specialist Program Award , COUNCIL FOR INTERNATIONAL EXCHANGE OF SCHOLARS
  • 2007: NASA Board Action Invention Award , NASA
  • 2006: NASA Software Invention Award , NASA
  • 2006: Nominated for SCHEV Outstanding Faculty “Teaching with Technology” award in 2006,
  • 2004: Nominated by the Institute of Industrial Engineers for New Faces in Engineering, National Engineers Week in 2004
  • 2003: NASA/ASEE Faculty Fellowship, NASA Langley
  • 2003: Nominated for the Best Research Presentation Competition , NASA/ASEE Faculty Fellowship Program
  • 1998: Honeywell Leadership Scholarship,
  • 1996: IIE Graduate Research Award in 1996, University of Central Florida
  • 1996: Lucent Technologies Industrial Fellowship, Ph.D. program, Lucent Technologies Industrial Fellowship