Research

October 20, 2017

Variation Identification System for Operational Risks in Inventory Systems – CDP13-VISOR – Phase III

The main goal of this research is to review methods and software to deal with less than perfect information in the supply chain and to develop a software tool to enable analysts to better understand how data uncertainty can lead to risk in the supply chain.
October 20, 2017

Fabrication Division Logistics Process Modernization – UA14-RRAD – Phase III

The Red River Army Depot has identified their Fabrication Division as a candidate for logistics improvement and re-engineering activities that can improve work planning, material supply, and production capabilities.
October 20, 2017

Mitigating the Impact of Lead Time Variability – UA13-DLA – Phase III

The main goal of this research is to model the effect of lead-time variability on the DLA’s logistics system and to develop methods to incorporate this information into inventory policy setting and planning.
June 16, 2017

Enhancing Safety When Using Head-Worn Display Technologies in Warehousing

Augmented reality head-worn displays (HWDs) – or simply “smart glasses” – are an emerging technology that can project diverse forms of information within a user’s field of view.
June 15, 2015

Data Integrity and Enterprise Resource Planning – LH10-MBI

The objective of this project is to Implement a global Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system from a home grown distribution system
June 15, 2015

Process Control Analysis for Improved Supply Chain Reliability Ph. II – LH07-LUS

The purpose of the project is to create a production cycle schedule,and improve product quality and supply chain reliability by establishing control over process times for each stage of the production cycle.
June 15, 2015

Engineering Economic Analysis of a Cottonseed Oil Bio-diesel Operation – TTU-NCPA

This project will investigate, test and analyze the performance characteristics of a product process. Primarily, this research project develops a detailed cost model for present and future settings.
June 15, 2015

Research Experiences for Teachers – Charlie Rossetti – UA07-RET3

This project intriduces manufacturing processes to High School students
June 15, 2015

Adaptive Logistics and Inventory Control – LH07-KTP

This project supports a dynamic, statistical, and data-driven approach in developing efficient systems to support economic growth of a process taking in account key
June 15, 2015

Success Factors in eProcurement and eTrading in the Petroleum Industry – OSU02-02

The objective of this project was to analyze the successes and failures of online marketplaces.
June 15, 2015

Supply Chain Network Simulator Using Cloud Computing – CDP10-SCNS

Realistic large-scale multi-echelon supply chain networks consist of thousands of stock keep units (SKUs), which make the analysis by mathematical models problematic. The purpose of this project is to design a cloud computing architecture that facilitates the computational performance of large-scale multi-echelon supply chain network simulations.
June 15, 2015

An Intermittent Demand Inventory Analysis Tool – CDP07-UA

This project presents an object-oriented software framework for intermittent demand forecasting and inventory analysis.
June 15, 2015

Productivity Improvements to Direct Mail Operations – LH08-TRAN

The purpose of this project was to change the process structure and culture of a company with world-class supply management concepts to enable it to improve capability and reliability.
June 15, 2015

Evaluation of Segmentation Techniques for Spare Parts Inventory Management – UA04-NAVSUP, Ph2

The objective of this project is to developed a segmentation methodology for reducing the computational time required for setting the inventory control polices in a large scale multi echelon inventory system.
June 15, 2015

Improved Retail Logistics Inventory through an Examination of Merchandise Flow and Space Planning – UA07-SAMS

This projects Investigates the impact of vendor agreements on the current inventory system with the goal of maintaining or improving the service capability of replenishment while reducing inventory
June 15, 2015

Plan of Commercial Development of San Pedro Coahuila as Logistics Center – TT10-SanPedro

The objective of this project us to take advantage of the geographical potential of a region for establishing and developing a viable local, regional, and international logistic node.
June 15, 2015

Improving Inventory Record Accuracy within Retail Store Operations – UA06-InvAcc

This project examines the effect of record inaccuracies within the retail supply chain and develops recommendations for improving inventory record accuracy within retail operations.
June 15, 2015

Improving Quality-of-Service in Para Transit Operations – OU06-FTA

Sponsor: Federal Transit Authority Research Team: Sridhar Radhakrishnan Universities Involved: University of Oklahoma Start Date: 08/15/06 End Date: 08/14/07 Summary: The Tulsa Transit Authority (TTA) provides curb-to-curb para transit service to low-income individuals with disabilities. Approximately, 17,000 pick-up and drop-off requests are served every month within the Tulsa metropolitan area […]
June 15, 2015

Performance and Uptime Analysis for Production Lines – UA02-02

This project performs a performanace and uptime analysis for prodction lines at a production plant
June 15, 2015

Decision Support for Warehouse Design – CDP11-WD

The best warehouse design is dependent on how operations are organized, the shape of the facility, and the dock-door configuration, among other factors. We developed a decision-support tool to aid in determining the best warehouse design for a set of given data.
June 15, 2015

Design of Medline’s Picking Modules – UA11-MDLN

Many organizations use U-shaped picking modules to increase the productivity of warehouse workers. Analytical models can be useful in evaluating such picking modules (for example, is the picking module performing well or not). This project developed statistical models to compare picking modules with each other as well as general models to establish a productivity goal for Medline's operations.
June 15, 2015

TIE Project: Healthcare Supply Chain Modeling using Simulation – TIE UA-CHMR

This project evaluates vertical chain if production and inventory stocking policy, and makes recommendations on how to improve organization performance
June 15, 2015

Porphyrin-Mediated Destruction of Nytro-Entergetics – OSU04-05 DAC

The goal of this project is to devise and understand a continuous-feed on-line solar-powered process for the destruction of energetic and hazardous materials.
June 15, 2015

Assessment of Vendor Contract Impacts on Retail Logistics – UA08-SAMS

This projects Investigates the impact of vendor agreements on the current inventory system with the goal of maintaining or improving the service capability of replenishment while reducing inventory
June 15, 2015

Inventory Policy Decisions and Warehouse Operational Costs – UA10-MDLN

This project analyzes inventory decision on warehouse operational costs.
January 11, 2019

CELDi Spring 2019 IAB Meeting & Research Symposium

Join Us In The Spring. The Spring 2019 Industrial Advisory board meeting and Research Symposium. Oklahoma State University - Stillwater  Oklahoma. April 17th & 18th, 2019
September 17, 2018

Recent Published CELDi Research from Dr. Maury Nussbaum

Maury A. Nussbaum , H.G. Prillaman Professor, Assistant Department Head, and Graduate Program Director in the Grado Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Virginia Tech, has recently published research in Applied Ergonomics. Part of his continuing research on the CELDi Designated project (CDP) “Enhancing Safety When Using Head-Worn Display […]
May 7, 2018

CELDi’s Spring IAB Meeting and Research Symposium a Success!

Students, faculty and industry leaders from across the country gathered last month in Virginia to discuss innovations in logistics and distribution as part of program led by the Univeristy of Arkansas Industrial Engineering Department. The meeting came as part of the Center for Excellence in Logistics and Distribution, directed by […]