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Curriculum Vitae

 

 

EDUCATION

  Doctor of Philosophy in Industrial Engineering (Operations Research)

   The University of Texas at Arlington, Aug 2007

   Dissertation Title:       A Data-Integrated Simulation-Based Optimization Approach for Nurse-Patient Assignment.       

     Course Work:         Design of Experiments, Advanced topics in Response Surface Methodology, Stochastic 

                                    Processes, Decision Analysis, Dynamic Programming, Linear Programming, Non-linear Programming,

                                    Combinatorial Optimization, Real Analysis, Global Supply Chain Analysis, etc. 

      Co-Advisors:         Dr. Victoria C. P. Chen and Dr. Jay M. Rosenberger

 

   Master of Science in Industrial Engineering

   The University of Texas at Arlington, August 2002

    Course Work:       Simulation and Optimization, Quality Management, Advanced Operations Research, Advanced

                             Engineering Statistics, Logistics and Transportation Systems Design, Production and Inventory Control,

                             Human Engineering, Engineering Economics, etc.

 

  Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering

  Bharathiar University, June 1999

  Course Work:          Engineering Mathematics, Discrete Mathematics,  Differential Equations, Linear Algebra, Calculus,

                              Engineering Management, Engineering Economics, Introduction to Operations Research, etc.

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Lecturer, Olin Business School, Washington University in St. Louis (July 2011 – Present)

  Courses:       Quantitative Business Analysis (QBA 120)

Assistant Professor, Steven L. Craig School of Business, Missouri Western State University (Jun 2008 – May 2011)

  Courses:       Management Science (MGT 431), Business Statistics II (GBA 310)

Lecturer, Engineering Management and Systems Engineering, University of Missouri-Rolla* (Aug 2007 – May 2008)

  Courses:       Introduction to Operations Research (EMGT 382), Industrial System Simulation (EMGT 356),

                       Operations Management Science (EMGT 365), Material Handling and Plant Layout (EMGT 257)

Supplementary Instruction Leader, University of Texas at Arlington (Summer 04, Spring 05, Fall 05)

      Course:        Business Statistics (BUSA 3321)

Instructor, Mathematics Department, University of Texas at Arlington (Fall 2005)

      Course:         Linear Optimization (MATH 3304)

TEACHING INTERESTS

Probability and Statistics, Design of Experiments, Operations Research, Linear Programming, Operations Management Science, Simulation, and Quality Control.

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Methodology: Business Analytics, Data Mining, Simulation, and Simulation-based Optimization.

Applications: Health Care system, Environmental Systems, Financial Systems, and Supply Chain.

 

PUBLICATIONS

D. Sundaramoorthi, “A data-integrated simulation model to forecast ground-level ozone concentration.” Annals of Operations Research, In Press.

D. Sundaramoorthi, “Determining Playing Eleven of a Cricket Team.” Int. J. of Operations Research and Information Systems, accepted for publication.

D. Sundaramoorthi, A. Coult, and D. Nguyen. “A Data-Integrated Simulation of Financial Market Dynamics,” Int. J. of Operations Research and Information Systems, (2012), Vol 3 (3) P 74 - 86.

D. Sundaramoorthi, J. M. Rosenberger, V. C. P. Chen, D.F. Behan, and S.B. Kim. “Simulation and patient assignment: Unearthing patterns." Nursing Management, (2010), Vol 41 (11) P 14 - 16.

D. Sundaramoorthi, V. C. P. Chen, J. M. Rosenberger, S.B. Kim, and D.F. Behan. “A Data-Integrated Simulation-Based Optimization for Assigning Nurses to Patient Admissions" Health Care Management Science, (2010) Vol 13 (3), P 210 - 221.

D. Sundaramoorthi, V. C. P. Chen, J. M. Rosenberger, S.B. Kim, and D.F. Behan. “A Data-Integrated Simulation Model to Evaluate Nurse-Patient Assignments.” Health Care Management Science, (2009) Vol 12 (3), P 252 – 268.

A. Coult, D. Sundaramoorthi, and D. H. Nguyen. “Using Classification and Regression Trees to Model Financial Market Movement.” In Proceedings of the 2010 IE Research Conference, Can Cun, MX.

D. Sundaramoorthi, D. H. Nguyen, and H. Sundaramoorthi. “Knowledge Discovery and Mining of Ground-Level Ozone Data.” In Proceedings of the 4th INFORMS Workshop on Data Mining and Information Systems, San Diego, CA.

S. Streeter, D. Sundaramoorthi, M. Lewis, C. Samuels. “Using Classification and Regression Trees to Predict Ozone Concentration.” In Proceedings of the 2009 IE Research Conference, Miami, FL.

D. Sundaramoorthi, V. C. P. Chen, J. M. Rosenberger, and S.B. Kim. “A Data-Integrated-Simulation Based Optimal Policy to Assign Nurses to Patients.” In Proceedings of the 3rd INFORMS Workshop on Data Mining and Health Informatics, Washington, DC.

MD Sarder, D. Liles, S. Ferriera, P. Punnakitikashem, and D. Sundaramoorthi. “A Generic Product and Process Design Ontology.”  In Proceedings of the 2007 IE Research Conference, Nashville, TN.

D. Sundaramoorthi, V. C. P. Chen, S.B. Kim, J. M. Rosenberger, and D.F. Behan. “A Data-Integrated Nurse Activity Simulation Model.” In Proceedings of the 2006 Winter Simulation Conference, Monterey, CA.

D. Sundaramoorthi, V. C. P. Chen, J. M. Rosenberger, S.B. Kim, and D.F. Behan. “Using Classification and Regression Trees to Estimate Transitions in a Nurse Activity Simulation model.”  In Proceedings of the 2006 IE Research Conference, Orlando, FL.

D. Sundaramoorthi, V. C. P. Chen, J. M. Rosenberger, and D. F. Green. “Knowledge Discovery and Mining for Nurse Activity and Patient Data.” In Proceedings of the 2005 IE Research Conference, Atlanta, GA.

WORKING PAPERS

D. Sundaramoorthi. “A Data-driven simulation-based analytics.”  In Preparation.

 

GRANTS / PROPOSALS

  • Craig School of Business Summer Research Grant, $7,000. Jun 09 to Aug 09

  • Special Projects for Heartland Regional Medical Center, $6,600. Jun08 to Aug08

  • Logan Summer Research Grant, $6,600. Jun08 to Au08

  • Texas Public Education Grant, $80,000. Aug02 to Aug07

  • Study and analysis of vehicular and pedestrian traffic on the Missouri Western State University campus -  under review by the physical plant of Missouri Western State University

  • A Simulation-Based-Optimization Information Technology Tool to Improve Patient Care - submitted to Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (not funded)

·   Ideas for Making Long-term Habit Changes in Lifestyle – submitted to innocentive.com (Innocentive 6470275-not funded).

·   A Simulation-Based-Optimization Information Technology Tool to Improve Patient Care – submitted to Missouri Life Sciences Research Board’s 2008 RFP (not funded).

  • A Simulation-Based Optimization Tool to Select Mine Clearing Technology and Convoy Distance – submitted to Leonard Wood Institute’s 2008RFP (not funded).        

 

TECHNICAL TALKS/PRESENTATIONS

  • INFORMS Annual Meeting, Austin, TX, Nov 2010

          A Data-Integrated Simulation to Predict Financial Market Movement

  • IE Annual Conference, Can Cun, MX, June 2010

  • Using Classification and Regression Trees to Model Financial Market Movement

  • INFORMS DM and SI workshop, San Diego, CA, Oct 2009

          Simulation and Optimization of Nurse-to-Patient Assignments (Won Best Presentation Award)

  • INFORMS DM and SI workshop, San Diego, CA, Oct 2009

          Using Classification and Regression Trees to Predict Ozone Concentration

  • INFORMS Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, Oct 2009

          Determining Playing Eleven for Kolkata Knight Riders.

  • INFORMS Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, Oct 2009

          Knowledge Discovery and Mining of Ground-Level Ozone Data

  • IIE Annual Conference, Miami, FL, May 2009

          Using Classification and Regression Trees to Predict Ozone Concentration

  • INFORMS Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, Oct 2008

          A Data-Integrated Simulation Approach to Optimize Patient Care

  • INFORMS DM and HA workshop, Washington, DC, Oct 2008

          A Data-Integrated-Simulation Based Optimal Policy to Assign Nurses to Patients

  • INFORMS Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, Nov 2007 (Invited)

          A Data-Integrated Nurse-Patient assignment Simulation Model: development and validation

  • IIE Annual Conference, Nashville, TN, May 2007

          A data-integrated nurse activity simulation model: development and validation

  • Winter Simulation Conference, Monterey, CA, Dec 2006

          A Data-Integrated Nurse Activity Simulation Model

  • INFORMS Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, Nov 2006 (Invited)

          A Data-Integrated Simulation Model for Nurse Activity

  • IIE Annual Conference, Orlando, FL, May 2006

          Using Classification and Regression Trees for a Nurse Activity Simulation

  • INFORMS Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, Nov 2005 (Invited)

                Using Classification Trees to Develop a Nurse Activity Simulation

  • IIE Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA, May 2005

          Knowledge Discovery and Mining for Nurse Activity and Patient Data

  • Annual Celebration of Excellence by Students, Arlington, TX, Apr 2005

           Statistical Data Mining for Nurse Activity and Patient Data

  • INFORMS Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, Oct 2004 (Invited)

           Application of Data Mining to Nurse Activity and Patient Diagnosis

 

POSTER PRESENTATIONS

  • Mayo Clinic Conference on System Engineering & Operations Research, Rochester, MN, Aug 2009

A data-integrated simulation-based optimization of new patient assignments. (Won Best Poster Award)

  • Cerner Health Conference, Kansas City, MO, Oct 2008

          A Data-Integrated Simulation to Optimize Nurse-Patient Assignments.

  • Mayo Clinic Conference on System Engineering & Operations Research, Rochester, MN, Sep 2008

          A Data-Integrated-Simulation Based Optimal Policy to Assign Nurses to  

          Patients.

  • NSF Bridges to Engineering 2020 Workshop, Greensboro, NC, Mar 2008 (Invited)

          A Data-Integrated Simulation Model to Evaluate Nurse-Patient Assignments.

  • Operating on Health Care, Vancouver, CA, Aug 2007

                A Data-Integrated Nurse Activity Simulation Model.

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

  • Assistant Professor, Missouri Western State University, MO (Jun 2008 – Present)

  • Lecturer, University of Missouri-Rolla*, MO (Aug 2007 – May 2008)

  • Research / Teaching Associate, University of Texas at Arlington, TX (Aug 2002 - Aug 2007)

  • Intern Industrial Engineer/Quality Specialist, Thomas & Betts, MS (June 2003 - Aug 2003)

  • Quality Engineer Co-Op, General Electrics, NY (Sep 2001-Dec 2001)

  • Industrial Engineer Intern, FedEx, TN (May 2001-Aug 2001)

  • Graduate Research Assistant, Process Automation Lab of UTA, TX (Sep 2000 – May 2001)

  • Engineer, CAD/CAM Center of PSG College of Technology (Feb 2000 - April 2000) 

  • External Abstractor, Domex Technical Info. (May 1999 - Feb 2000)

 

ACADEMIC HONORS/ACTIVITIES

·        Outstanding Faculty Award - Washington University (Class of 2015)

·        Governors' Distinguished Professor Award - Missouri Western State University

·         Best Presentation Award – 2009 INFORMS Annual Meeting

·         Best Research Poster Award – 2009 Mayo Clinic Conference on Systems Engineering & Operations Research in Health Care 

·         Review Board – International Journal of Operations Research and Information Systems

·         Reviewer – Health Care Management Science

·         Reviewer – International Journal on Production Research

·         Session Chair (2007, 2008, 2009 - INFORMS Annual Meeting)

·         Session Chair (2007, 2009 Institute of Industrial Engineers Annual Conference)

·         Nominee – 2008 Decision Sciences Institute Doctoral Dissertation Award

·         Dean’s honor roll (Spring 2001)

·         Member of TAU BETA PHI-honor society for engineers

·         Member of ALPHA PHI MU-honor society for industrial engineers

·         State first mark of 100 % in mathematics in the secondary school leaving certificate Examination

·         Senator - Graduate students senate (2004 - 2005)

·         Member of INFORMS (2004 – present)

·         Member of IIE (2005 – present)

 

COMPUTER SKILLS

        C, C++, ProModel, Witness, SPSS, SAS, CART, R, Matlab, Tora, Visio, Adept Digital Work Cell, V+, Aim, and MS-Office.