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Professor-Industrial, Manufacturing and Systems Engineering at Industrial & Manufacturing Systems Engineering
University of Houston
PhD
Industrial Engineering
University of Houston
MS
Industrial Engineering
BS
Industrial Engineering
September 2014
Ongoing
Tenured Full Professor
University of Texas Arlington
August 2013
Ongoing
Program Advisor, Masters of Science Logistics
The University of Texas at Arlington
January 2013
Ongoing
Deputy Director, University Center, SAVANT, Security Advances Via Nanotechnology
The University of Texas at Arlington
August 2011
Ongoing
Director, RAID Labs
The University of Texas at Arlington
January 2011
August 2014
Associate Professor, Tenured
University of Texas Arlington
January 2008
January 2011
Associate Professor, Tenured
University of Nebraska
January 2005
January 2008
Site Director
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
January 2003
January 2008
Assistant Professor
University of Nebraska
January 2000
January 2002
Executive Manager
Arthur Anderson, LLP
January 1998
January 1999
Project Manager
Tompkins Associates
January 1996
January 1998
Director
Academy Sports
January 1993
January 1996
Industrial Engineer Specialist
United Parcel Service-UPS
January 2013
Ongoing
Membership
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Incorporated
January 2013
Ongoing
Membership
American Society of Quality (ASQ)
January 2013
Ongoing
Membership
Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE)
January 2013
Ongoing
Membership
Member American Society of Engineering Educators (ASEE)
January 2013
Ongoing
Membership
National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE)
January 2013
Ongoing
Membership
Texas A&M University Association of Former Students
January 2013
Ongoing
Membership
Texas A&M University Black Former Student Network (BFSN)
January 2007
Ongoing
Membership
International Supply Chain Education Alliance (ISCEA) RFID Certification Committee, 2007
January 2004
January 2006
Membership
Journal of Engineering Education Simulators, 2004 through 2006
August 2013
Texas Professional Engineer (License # 95393)
August 2005
ASQ, Six Sigma Black Belt (License # 3740) since 10/22/2005
Research Interests

Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)

Supply-Chain Management (SCM)

Logistics

Operations Research

Lean Six Sigma

Research Support

 Dr. Jones has received support that equates to over $ 5.2 million dollars in funding and awards from a diverse portfolio of federal funding agencies which include the National Science Foundation (NSF), NASA, and Department of Transportation (DOT),  he has originated and directed federally funded  (NSF) Industry/University Cooperative Researcher Center site and Alfred P. Sloan Minority PhD ProgramCenter site, and he has Attained non-federal funding from local corporate and economic development partners.  This support has facilitated research in RFID and AutoID technology development and integration into Supply Chain Commercial and Military Logistics, automated Manufacturing, and Assisted Living, Health and Human Services, and Surgical Healthcare initiatives.  His research facilitates local research partnerships with K-12, community colleges, and medical centers and international collaborations that supports graduate student recruitment, and undergraduate research experiences.

2013
Jones, E.C. “Modern Quality for Organizations Using Lean Six Sigma Techniques,” CRC Press: Taylor and Francis Group, Boca Raton, FL, Expected publication date summer 2013. 100% contribution.
Book
In-press
2013
Jones, E.C., and Gnaneswaran, V. “RFID has arrived and is ready for the Future.” Intech-Open Access Publisher. 25% contribution
Book Chapter
In-press
2013
Jones, E.C., Gnaneswaran, V., Mulflur, W., and Armstrong, H. “Economic Order Quantity Modeling using Automatic Identification Technologies,” International Journal of Supply Chain Management. 2(3), 2013.
Journal Article
In-press
2013
Gray, B., Jones, E. C., Mulflur, W., and Alvarez, C. “The Impact on Inventory with the Implementation of RFID into SCOR based ERP Modules,” International Journal of Supply Chain Management. 2(2), 2013.
Journal Article
In-press
2013
Jones, E.C. and Perkins, J. “Investigating Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) for Linear Asset Management,” Public Works Management & Policy. 2013.
Journal Article
In-press
2013
Gnaneswaran, V., Jones, E.C., and Bishu, R.R. “Development of Force-Endurance Models for Simulated Dental Task.” International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics, 43, 2013, pp.31 – 39.
Journal Article
Published
2013
Jones, E.C. “The Engineering Economics of Six Sigma Cost Justification” American Society for Engineering Education Conference 2013, June 23-25, 2013, Atlanta, GA.
Conference Paper
Published
2013
Gnaneswaran, V. andJones, E. C. “Time Study and Work Measurement: Impacts on Six Sigma Projects” Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference (ISERC) 2013,May 18-22, 2013, San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Conference Paper
Published
2013
Gnaneswaran, V., and Jones, E.C., “Investigation of RFID based Automated Monitoring System on Medical Errors.” Healthcare Systems Process Improvement Conference 2013, March 1-4, 2013, New Orleans, Louisiana.
Conference Paper
Published
2012
Gnaneswaran, V., Jones, E.C., and Bishu, R.R. “Development of Force-Endurance Models for Simulated Dental Task.” International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics.
Journal Article
In-press
2012
Gnaneswaran, V., and Jones, E.C. “Use of SECtCS Methodology for the Improvement of Educational Institutions.” Institute of Industrial Engineers Annual Conference and Expo, May 19-23,2012, Orlando, Florida.
Conference Paper
Accepted
2012
Jones, E.C., and Gnaneswaran, V., “Model for Managers to Identify the Mentally-Departed Knowledge Worker.” Institute of Industrial Engineers Annual Conference and Expo, May 19-23,2012, Orlando, Florida.
Conference Paper
Accepted
2012
Jones, E.C., and Gnaneswaran, V., Chen, W., and Yao, M. “A Framework for Detecting Hazardous Events Occurring in Transit with AutoID Technologies.” Proceedings Institute of Industrial Engineers Annual Conference and Expo, May 19-23,2012, Orlando, Florida
Conference Paper
Accepted
2012
Jones, E.C., Gnaneswaran, V., Mosby, D., and Rabelo, L. “Framework for Testing Critical Technology Systems’ Reliability in Space.” Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology: An International Journal, Submitted August 2012 (AEAT-Aug-2012-0137).
Journal Article
Submitted
2012
Jones, E.C., Gnaneswaran, V., and Anand, C.M. “Inventory Control Modeling using RFID Technology.” International Journal of Production Economics, Submitted July 2012 (IJPE-D-12-00969). 75% contribution
Journal Article
Submitted
2012
Jones, E.C., Samdurkar, R., and Gnaneswaran, V. "Evaluation of Leadership on Six Sigma Company Performance." Engineering Management Journal Special Issue on Leadership Submitted August 2012
Journal Article
Submitted
2012
Jones, E.C., Gnaneswaran, V., and Anand, C.M. “Inventory Control Modeling using RFID Technology.” International Journal of Production Economics, Submitted July 2012 (IJPE-D-12-00969)
Journal Article
Submitted
2012
Jones, E.C., Gnaneswaran, V., Mosby, D., and Rabelo, L. “Framework for Testing Critical Technology Systems’ Reliability in Space.” Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology: An International Journal, Submitted August 2012 (AEAT-Aug-2012-0137)  
Journal Article
Submitted
2012
Jones, E.C., Gnaneswaran, V., and Hain, J.A., “Critical Behavioral Skills for Successful Project Managers: Senior Manager's Perspective.” Engineering Management Journal 06/2012 (EMJ-D-12-0034)
Journal Article
Submitted
2011
Mahour Mellat Parast, Stephanie G. Adams, Erick C. Jones, "Improving operational and business performance in the petroleum industry through quality management", International Journal of Quality & Reliability Management, 28(4), 2011 pp.426 – 450, 35% contribution.
Journal Article
Published
2011
Jones, E.C., Garza, A.2, Anantakrishnan, G.2, Kandari, J.2, “The Marriage of Passive and Active Technologies in Healthcare,” RFWave, April, 2011.
Journal Article
Published
2011
Jones, E. C., Cavitt, M.D.2, Garza, A.2, “Heuristic Stochastic Inventory Policy for National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)”, Industrial Engineer, Vol 40, No. 2, February, 2011, pp. 29-33.
Journal Article
Published
2011
Jones, E.C., Perkins, J.A., and Mwakalonge, J.L. “Investigating RFID for Linear Asset Management.” Technical Report 25-1121-0001-333. Research Program Sponsored by Mid American Transportation Center. October 2011.
Journal Article
In-press
2011
Kandari, J., Jones, E.C., Nah, F. and Bishu, R., “Information Quality on the World Wide Web: Development of a Framework”, International Journal of Information Quality, accepted 6/8/2011. 25% contribution.
Journal Article
In-press
2011
Gnaneswaran, V., Jones, E.C., and Bishu, R.R. “Development of Force-Endurance Models for Simulated Dental Task.” International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics. 07/2011. 25% contribution.
Journal Article
Submitted
2011
Jones, E.C., and Gnaneswaran, V. “RFID has Arrived and is Ready for Future.” International Journal of Radio Frequency Identification and Wireless Sensor Networks. 07/2011. 75% contribution.
Journal Article
Submitted
2011
Jones, E.C., Mellat-Parsat, M. “RFID in Space: Exploring the Feasibility and Performance of Gen 2 Tags as a Means of Tracking Product” International Journal of Logistics Research and Application. 06/2011. 50% contribution.
Journal Article
Submitted
2011
Jones, E. and Garza, A. “Innovating Continuous Review Policies with RFID to Minimize Obsolete Inventory” Proceedings of the Institute of Industrial Engineers Annual Conference, 2011, Reno, Nevada.
Conference Proceeding
Published
2011
Jones, E.C., Anantakrishnan, G. and Gnanenswaran, V, “Computer Simulated Game tool to overcome Cognitive Turnover Hawthorne Effect,” IERC 2011 Conference, May 21st – 25th, 2011, Reno, Nevada.
Conference Proceeding
Published
2011
Jones, E.C., "Commercial Vehicle Information Systems and Networks (CVISN) Program Planning, Membership Fees, and Feasibility and Prototype Plan: Evaluation of RFID Technologies for Roadside Safety.” Technical Report IT083101G00000. Research Program Sponsored by Nebraska Department of Motor Vehicles and Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. October 2011.
Technical Report
Published
2011
Jones, E., Kandari, J. and Garza, A “Impact of Environmental Focused Management Strategies on Shareholder Value” Proceedings of the Institute of Industrial Engineers Annual Conference, 2011, Reno, Nevada.
Conference Paper
Published
2011
Jones, E., Garza, A., and Kandari, J. “Evaluation of Six Sigma Success in Healthcare Industry” Proceedings of the Institute of Industrial Engineers Annual Conference, 2011, Reno, Nevada.
Conference Paper
Published
2011
Jones, E.C., and Zhang, Liyuan, "Comparison of Fuzzy AHP and AHP with Statistic Approach,” IERC 2011 Conference, May 21st – 25th, 2011, Reno, Nevada.
Conference Paper
Published
2011
Jones, E. C. and Kong, D., “Using the house of quality factors for strategic transportation planning” Proceedings of the Institute of Industrial Engineers Annual Conference, 2011, Reno, Nevada
Conference Paper
Published
2011
Jones, E. C., Cavitt, M., “Evaluating Obsolete Inventory In A Hospital Supply Chain” Proceedings of the Institute of Industrial Engineers Annual Conference, 2011, Reno, Nevada.
Conference Paper
Published
2011
Jones, E.C., Gnaneswaran, V., and Hain, J.A., “Critical Behavioral Skills for Successful Project Managers: Senior Manager's Perspective.” Engineering Management Journal. Submitted 06/2012 (EMJ-D-12-0034)
Journal Article
Submitted
2011
Jones, E.C., Bishu, R., Yeddula, V.1, Musunuru, V.1, Thummalapalli, R.1, “Advanced Machine Tools:  How Best to Train Operators,” International Journal Industrial Engineering, Theory, Application and Practice, 18(12), 2011.
Journal Article
Published
2011
Jones, E.C., Bishu, R., Yeddula, V.1, Musunuru, V.1, Thummalapalli, R.1, “Advanced Machine Tools:  How Best to Train Operators,” International Journal Industrial Engineering, Theory, Application and Practice, 18(12), 2011.
Journal Article
Published
2010
Jones, E.C, and Chung, C.A., “RFID and Auto-ID in Planning and Logistics,” CRC Press: Taylor and Francis Group, Boca Raton, FL, Accepted for publication by Taylor and Francis, Boca Raton, FL, 2010. 75% contribution.
Book
Published
2010
Taylor, K.A., and Jones, E.C, “Fair Fare Policies: Fare Policies that regard Transit-Dependent Community-Based Operations Research: Decision Modeling for Local Impact and Diverse Populations”. Springer: Science-Business Media LLC, submitted June 22, 2010. 50% contribution.
Book Chapter
Published
2010
Franca, R.1, Jones, E.C., Richards, C.1, Carlson, J.1, “Multi-objective stochastic supply chain modeling with imperfect quality suppliers,” International Journal of Production Economics, 127( 2), October 2010, pp. 292-299, 35% contribution.
Journal Article
Published
2010
Jones, E.C., Mellat-Parast, M., and Adams, S.G., “A Framework for Effective Six Sigma Implementation,” Total Quality Management and Business Excellence, 21(4), April 2010, pp. 415-424, 75% contribution.
Journal Article
Published
2010
Jones, E.C., Henry, M., Cochran, D., and Frailey, T.1, “RFID Pharmaceutical Tracking: From Manufacturer Through In Vivo Drug Delivery”, Transaction of the ASME, Journal of Medical Devices, 4(1), 2010, pp. 015001-1 – 015001-8, 75% contribution.
Journal Article
Published
2010
Jones, E.C., Mellat-Parast, M., and Adams, S.G., “Developing an Instrument for Measuring Six Sigma Implementation,” International Journal of Services and Operations Management accepted 04/15/2010, 75% contribution.
Journal Article
Published
2010
Jones, E.C., Bishu, R., Yeddula, V.1, Musunuru, V.1, Thummalapalli, R.1, “Advanced Machine Tools:  How Best to Train Operators”, International Journal Industrial Engineering, Theory, Application and Practice, accepted 09/10/2010, 75% contribution.
Journal Article
In-press
2010
Jones, E.C. and Zhang, Liyuan, "Comparison Analysis of Fuzzy AHP and AHP in Multiple-Decision Making Problem Using Statistic Approach,” European Journal of Operational Research. 12/2010. 50% contribution.
Journal Article
Submitted
2010
Jones, E.C., Zhang, Liyuan, and Huggins, Anali, "Using RFID Portal and RFID Forklift to Optimize Systematic Layout Design,” International Journal of Production Research, 9/3/2010. 50% contribution.
Journal Article
Submitted
2010
Jones, E.C., Perkins, J., Mosby, D., Kong, D., Cavitt, M., "Evaluating RFID Reliability for Roadside License Plate Identification,” Journal of Transportation Management, TEENG-65, submitted 8/15/2010. 75% contribution.
Journal Article
Submitted
2010
Jones, E. C. and Parast, M., “RFID in Space: Exploring the Feasibility and Performance of Gen 2 Tags as a Means of Tracking Equipment, Supplies, and Consumable Products in Cargo Transport Bags onboard a Space Vehicle or Habitat”, Journal of Air Transportation Logistics JATM-D-09-00125, submitted Industrial Engineer, August 15th, 2010.
Journal Article
Submitted
2010
Jones, E.C., Cavitt, M., and Kong, D., "Manufacturing Feasibility Evaluation of RFID chips embedded in Artificial Organs", Proceeding of the International Conference on Future Information Technology and Management Engineering, December 2010, Changzhou, China, pp 302-304.
Conference Proceeding
Published
2010
Jones, E. C., Riley, M.A, Battieste, T., “The Value of Industrial Engineers in Lean Six Sigma Organizations,” Proceedings of the Institute of Industrial Engineers Annual Conference, June 5th-9th, 2010, Cancun, Mexico.
Conference Proceeding
Published
2010
Jones, E. C., and Garza.2, A  “Six Sigma Deployment Success According Shareholder Value ”, Proceedings of the Institute of Industrial Engineers Annual Conference, June 5th-9th, 2010, Cancun, Mexico.
Conference Proceeding
Published
2010
Jones, E. C., and Thummalapalli, R.1, “The Healthcare Economics of Automating Healthcare Systems,” Proceedings of the Institute of Industrial Engineers Annual Conference, June 5th-9th, 2010, Cancun, Mexico.
Conference Proceeding
Published
2010
Lodgher, A. (Primary Author), Perkins, J.A. (Co-Author), Yang, Y. (Co-Author), Jones, E.C. (Co-Author), and Hawkins, H.G. (PI and Co-Author), "Feasibility and Applications of RFID Technologies to Support Right-of-Way Functions: Technical Report”. Technical Report 0-6142-1 Co-operative Research Program. Texas Transportation Institute, The Texas A&M University System College Station, TX, Texas Department of Transportation, in co-operation with Federal Highway Administration and Texas Department of Transportation. August, 2010.
Technical Report
Published
2010
Jones, E. C., Cavitt, M., “Inventory Control Modeling Using Radio Frequency Identification Technologies,” Proceedings of the Institute of Industrial Engineers Annual Conference, June 5th-9th, 2010, Cancun, Mexico.
Conference Paper
Published
2010
Kandari, J., Jones, E.C., Nah, F. and Bishu, R., “Information Quality on the World Wide Web: A Framework for Measurement and Its Validation,” International Journal of Human Computer Interaction, 12/2010. 25% contribution.
Journal Article
Submitted
2009
Jones, E. C., Bishu, R., and Thummalapalli R.1, “DEAPS- An Alternative to DMAIC?  A Case Study”, International Journal of Industrial Engineering, Theory, Application and Practice, 16(3), 2009, pp. 214-226, 75% contribution.
Journal Article
Published
2009
Jones, E. C., Mosby, D.2, Kong, N.2, and Cavitt, M.2, “Using Quality Product Requirement Techniques to Determine Transportation Shareholder Necessities for RFID Technologies”, Quality Engineering, LQEN 2009-0113 submitted, December 31st, 2009, resubmitted, August 15th, 2010.
Journal Article
Submitted
2009
Jones, E. C., Richards, C.1, Gnaneswaran, V.2, and Riley, M., “Using Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis to Select the Best Practices for Safely Loading Trailers,” Journal of Transportation Safety & Security, submitted August 25, 2009. Journal of Safety Research Decision on Manuscript ID UTSS-2009-0046, resubmitted to Journal of Safety Research JSR-D-09-00136. Submitted IIE Industrial Management Magazine, August 30th, 2010.
Journal Article
Submitted
2009
Jones, E. C., and Chung, C. A., “Using RFID Material Handling to Optimize Systematic Layout Planning (SLP)”, Proceedings of the Institute of Industrial Engineers Annual Conference, May 19-22, 2009, Miami, FL.
Conference Proceeding
Published
2008
Jones, E.C, and Chung, C.A., “RFID in Logistics,” CRC Press: Taylor and Francis Group, Boca Raton, FL, 2008, 75% contribution.
Book
Published
2008
Ross, M.2, Adams, S.G., and Jones, E.C., “Can Team Success Be Predicted?” Team Performance Journal 14(5/6), 2008, pp. 248-268, 35% contribution.
Journal Article
Published
2008
Jones, E.C., and Silveray, J.1, “Testing of Gen 2 RFID Tags for Tracking Inventory in the Space Shuttle,” Journal of Air Transportation, 12(3), 2008, pp. 79-99, 75% contribution.
Journal Article
Published
2008
Jones, E.C., and Chung, C., “Education in modern solutions: RFID is a must in the Industrial Engineering curriculum”, Industrial Engineer, Vol. 40 No. 8, August 2008, pp. 29-33.
Journal Article
Published
2007
Mellat-Parast, M., Jones E.C., and Adams, S.G., “A relationship between Six Sigma and Malcolm Baldrige quality award,” Quality Progress, 40 (9), 2007, pp. 45-51, 35% contribution.
Journal Article
Published
2007
Mellat-Parast, M., Adams, S.G., and Jones, E.C., “An empirical study of quality management practices in the petroleum industry,” Production Planning and Control, 18, (8), 2007, pp. 693-702, 35% contribution.
Journal Article
Published
2007
Jones, E.C., Riley, M.W., Franca, R.1, and Reigle, S., “The Engineering Economics of RFID in Specialized Manufacturing,” The Engineering Economist, 52(3), 2007, pp. 285-303, 75% contribution.
Journal Article
Published
2007
Rogers, A., and Jones, E.C., “Radiofrequency Identification (RFID) Applied to Surgical Sponges,” Surgical Endoscopy, 21(7), July 2007, pp. 1235-1237(3), 50% contribution.
Journal Article
Published
2007
Jones E.C., and Gao, F.1, “Using Design for Six Sigma to Develop Real World Testing Environments for RFID Systems,” Proceedings of the Institute of Industrial Engineers Annual Conference, May 19-22, 2007, Nashville, TN.
Conference Proceeding
Published
2007
Jones E.C., “Utilizing RFID as an Intelligent Agent in Transportation Systems,” Institute of Industrial Engineers Annual Research Conference, May 20, 2007, Nashville, TN.
Conference Paper
Published
2007
Jones E.C., “Integrating RFID into Supply Chain Logistics,” Institute of Industrial Engineers Annual Research Conference, May 20, 2007, Nashville, TN.
Conference Paper
Published
2007
Jones, E.C., and Nowak, N., “Testing of Gen 2 RFID Tags for Tracking Inventory in the Space Shuttle ”, Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Nebraska Academy of Sciences Aeronautics & Space Science , April  23, 2007, Lincoln, Nebraska.
Conference Paper
Published
2006
Mellat-Parast, M., Adams, S.G., Jones, E.C., Subba-Rao, S., and Raghu-Nathan, T.S., “Comparing quality management practices between the US and Mexico”, Quality Management Journal, 13(4), Oct. 2006, pp.36-49, 25% contribution.
Journal Article
Published
2006
Jones, E.C., and Chung, C.A., “A Methodology for Measuring Engineering Knowledge Worker Productivity,” Engineering Management Journal, 18(1), Mar 2006, pp.32-29, 75% contribution.
Journal Article
Published
2006
Jones, E.C., and Chung, C.A., “A Methodology for Measuring Engineering Knowledge Worker Productivity,” Engineering Management Review, IEEE, 34(3), Third Quarter 2006, pp.71-72. (Reprint Article from Engineering Management Journal).
Journal Article
Published
2006
Jones, E.C., and Koopman, A., “Measuring STEM Attrition in an Engineering College,” Proceedings of the ASEE Conference, June 18-20, 2006, Chicago, IL.
Conference Proceeding
Published
2006
Jones E.C., and Farnham, T.1, “Obsolete Inventory,” Proceedings of the Institute of Industrial Engineers Annual Conference, May 20-24, 2006, Orlando, FL.
Conference Proceeding
Published
2006
Mellat-Parast, M., and Jones E.C., “A relationship between six sigma and Malcolm Baldrige quality award,” Proceedings of the Institute of Industrial Engineers Annual Conference, May 20-24, 2006, Orlando, FL.
Conference Proceeding
Published
2006
Bishu, R., and Jones, E.C., “Quality,” Proceedings of the Institute of Industrial Engineers Annual Conference, May 20-24, 2006, Orlando, FL.
Conference Paper
Published
2006
Mellat-Parast, M., and Jones, E.C., “A relationship between six sigma and supply chain uncertainty”, Proceedings of the 17th Annual Conference of Production and Operations Management Society (POMS), April 28-May 1, 2006, Boston, MA.
Conference Paper
Published
2006
Clampitt, H.G., and Edited by E. C. Jones, “RFID Certification Textbook,” PWD Group, January 2006 (Non-Academic Text). Second Edition, May 2006. Third Edition, American RFID Solutions, Arlington Heights, IL, May 2007.
Book
Published
2005
Jones, E.C., “Quality Control Measurement of an Engineering Productivity Index,” Quality Engineering, 17(4), Oct. 2005, pp. 641-646, 75% contribution.
Journal Article
Published
2005
Jones, E.C. and Hain, J.A.1, “Using What You Have”, Six Sigma Forum Journal, 4(3), May 2005, pp. 23-28, 75% contribution. Note:  For publication numbers 13 and 14, Dr. Jones was the Executive Editor of the journal.  A standard double blind review was performed as per the journal guidelines.
Journal Article
Published
2005
Jones, E.C., Oswal, S.1, Koopman, A., and Keithley, B., “Using Industrial Engineering Tools to Improve Engineering Student Attrition,” Proceedings of the ASEE Conference, June 13-15, 2005, Portland, OR.
Conference Proceeding
Published
2005
Jones, E.C., and Narasimhan, J., “Methodology for evaluating Simulation Software for Engineering Management Courses,” Proceedings of the ASEE Conference, June 13-15, 2005, Portland, OR.
Conference Proceeding
Published
2005
Mellat-Parast, M., and Jones E.C., “Six sigma in the supply chain environment,” Proceedings of Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) Annual Meeting, November 13-16, 2005, San Francisco, CA.
Conference Paper
Published
2005
Jones, E.C., “RFID Technology for Tracking Inventory in the Space Shuttle ”,  Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Nebraska Academy of Sciences Aeronautics & Space Science , April  22, 2005, Lincoln, NE.
Conference Paper
Published
2004
Jones, E.C., “Design and Development of a Logistics Training Simulator,” Journal of Engineering Systems Simulators, 1(4), Oct. 2004, pp. 38-43, 75% contribution.
Journal Article
Published
2004
Jones, E.C. and Anantakrishnan, G.1, “A Training Simulator For Radio Frequency Identification Education”, Journal of Engineering Systems Simulators, 1(4), Oct 2004, pp. 44-51, 75% contribution.
Journal Article
Published
2004
Jones, E.C., and Battieste, T., “Golden Retrieval,” Industrial Engineer, Vol. 36 No. 6, June 2004, pp. 44-51.  (1 Citation: Community of Science).
Journal Article
Published
2004
Jones, E.C. and Hain, J.1, “How Behavioral Skills Make Project Managers Successful from the Senior Manager’s Perspective,” Proceedings of the ASEM Conference, October 20-23, 2004, Arlington, VA.
Conference Proceeding
Published
2004
Jones, E.C., and Adams, S., “A mathematical model for white-collar cognitive turnover,” Proceedings of the ASEE Conference, June 20-23, 2004, Salt Lake City, UT.
Conference Proceeding
Published
2004
Jayakumar, N., and Jones, E.C., “Reduction in the variation of welding process using the Operational Six-Sigma Methodology,” Proceedings of the Industrial Engineering Research Conference, May 15-19, 2004, Houston, TX.
Conference Proceeding
Published
2004
Jones, E. C., and Chung, C., “The Art of Not-Working,” Proceedings of the Industrial Engineering Research Conference, May 15-19, 2004, Houston, TX.
Conference Paper
Published
2004
Jones, E. C., and Battieste, T., “Warehouse picking productivity increases by slotting inventory in the Golden Zone,” Proceedings of the Industrial Engineering Research Conference, May 15-19, 2004, Houston, TX.
Conference Paper
Published
2003
Jones, E.C., “Simulation of a Will Call, customer counter,” Simulation Handbook: A Practical Approach, ed. Christopher Chung, CRC Press 2003. 75% contribution.
Book Chapter
Published
2003
Jones, E.C., and Chung, C.A., “A Predictive SPC Model for Determining Cognitive Voluntary Turnover Before Physical Departure,” Proceedings of the Industrial Engineering Research Conference, May 2003.
Conference Proceeding
Published
2003
Jones, E. C., and Chung, C. A., “A Predictive Model for Determining Cognitive Turnover in Engineers before physical departure,” Proceeding of the INFORMS conference, October 21, 2003.
Conference Paper
Published
1996
Boutte, F. D., Jones, E.C., Hendricks, B., and Rodger, G.J., “Group Dynamics of Video Conferencing,” Industrial Hydrocarbons Journal, August 1996, 76(8), pp. 139-143.
Journal Article
Published
July 2013

'The impact Security Advances via Nano Tecnology (SAVANT) on STEM education'

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June 2013

'How to Develop and Write a Research Paper'

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June 2013

'Warehousing Principles'

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June 2013

'Insights to Performing Research Studies'

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June 2013

'How to perform Graduate Research'

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June 2013

'Preparing for Graduate Education'

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October 2012

'Understanding Budgeting and Finance'

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October 2012

'Evaluation of RFID Technologies for Roadside Safety'

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July 2012

'RFID Innovations"

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June 2012

'Preparing for Graduate Education in US'

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June 2012

'Preparing for Graduate Education in US'

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June 2012

'Preparing for Graduate Education in US'

Invited
June 2012

'How to Develop and Write a Research Paper'

Invited
June 2012

 'Warehousing Principles'

Uncategorized
June 2012

'Insights to Performing Research Studies'

Invited
June 2012

'How to perform Graduate Research'

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June 2012

'Preparing for Graduate Education'

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May 2012

'Six Sigma Yellow Belt Training'

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September 2011

'Research Experiences for Undergraduate Engineering Students'

Uncategorized
September 2011

'Using RFID in Space and the implications on Earth'

Invited
June 2011

'RFID in the past, present, and future in Healthcare, Manufacturing, and Logistics'

Invited
June 2011

'How to Develop and Write a Research Paper'

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June 2011

'How to perform Graduate Research,' NSF IRES in Mexico, Querétaro, Mexico, June 17th, 2011.

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June 2011

'Insights to Performing Research Studies,' NSF IRES in Mexico, Querétaro, Mexico, June 10th, 2011.

Invited
National Science Foundation International Research Experience in Mexico: "RFID in Mexico” NSF OISE Monterrey Tech, Querétaro partner),

To create IRES Program at Tecnológico de Monterrey, Campus Monterrey, Tecnológico de Monterrey Campus Querétaro and University of Texas Arlington (UTA). The specific outcomes are to enhance students’ research skills and facilitate cross-cultural research opportunities in internationally emerging engineering fields; increase students’ comfort level when working with people from different cultures; increase students’ awareness of cultural differences; become familiar with the Spanish language and increase student abilities in research methods and problem-solving skills that will make them competitive in an international research environment.

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April 2013 -
March 2018
Rf-Code Computer Rack Cooling System RFID Project
$250,000
January 2013 -
April 2014
Evaluating RFID in Healthcare Linen
$105,200
August 2013 -
August 2013
Graduated Assistance in Areas of National Need (GAANN) for Aging and Underrpresented Industrial Engineering Students
$536,166
January 2011 -
June 2013
Increasing PhDs for Underrepresented Minorities Program, University of Texas Arlington Program
$2,000
August 2011 -
May 2013
Harriett G. Jenkins Pre-Doctoral Fellowship Program
$24,000
June 2010 -
May 2013
IRES Mexico: RFID in Mexico
$140,249
April 2013 -
April 2013
Increasing PhDs for Underrepresented Minorities Program, University of Texas Arlington Program
$2,000
January 2013 -
January 2013
Utilizing Non-traditional Glasswork Process for Development of Micro-channel Molding Process
$100,000
September 2011 -
September 2011
NETS Demonstration
$12,000
August - 2012
American Society of Engineering Management

 Charter Member, 2012

National and International Research and Recognition
August - 2001
Alfred P. Sloan Underrepresented Minority PhD Program

Fellow, 2001

National and International Research and Recognition
Ongoing
Dissertation: “A Framework for Self Evaluation And Systemic Preemptive Action to Reduce High Hospital Readmission Rate”
Doctoral
Ongoing
Dissertation: “Evaluation of Quality and SustainabilityIncentives To Optimize The Indonesian to the United States Crude Oil SupplyChain”   Funding: TMAC / Self  
Doctoral
Ongoing
Dissertation: “An Optimal Decision Model for Multi-System Process Capability Improvements Through A Personnel Environment and Integration (PEI) Framework Utilizing Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Technologies”   Funding: UNCF/ Startup/ Sloan / GANN / NASA Fellowship
Doctoral
Ongoing
Dissertation: “RFID and RTLS Enhancement for retained surgical instruments in the body” Funding:Fulbright Ph.D. Presidential Scholarship / University of Texas at Arlington EGTA / UTA Graduate Tuition Fellowship
Doctoral
Ongoing
Co-Chair with AemalKhattak, Civil Engineering Dissertation Title: “Embedded Radio Frequency Identification Device License Plates for Roadside Use in Nebraska” Funding: CVISN
Doctoral
Ongoing
Advisement began:  2010 Co-Chair with Dr. Ramaratnam Ram Bishu Industrial Engineering Dissertation Title: “Force Endurance Model for Pencil Hold Task”  Funding: CVISN
Doctoral
Ongoing
Doctoral
Ongoing
Doctoral
Ongoing
Doctoral
Ongoing
Doctoral
Ongoing
Doctoral
Spring 2015
IE 5312 - Planning and Control of Enterprise Systems
A continuation of IE 5329 covering enterprise resource planning systems (ERP) and other advanced production control techniques. Computer modeling is emphasized. Required Pre-requisites:  IE 5329 and or approved equivalent by the professor.
Last Updated on January 24, 2014, 9:32 am
Spring 2015
IE 4304 - Ie 4304-001
An extension of Production and Inventory Control (IE 4303), this course covers enterprise resource planning systems (ERP) in manufacturing, E-Commerce and supply chain environments. ERP software and case studies are reviewed. Pre-requisites:  IE 4303 and or approved equivalent by the Professor
Last Updated on January 24, 2014, 9:33 am
Spring 2015
IE 5334 - Logistics Distribution Systems Design
The design and analysis of distribution systems of people, processes and technology. The focus is on distribution, warehousing and material handling. Topics include the role of the warehouse in the extended enterprise, warehouse planning, process design, layout, equipment selection, workforce and workplace issues, and financial performance measures. Prerequisites: IE 5317 or equivalent, IE 5301 or concurrent, and IE 5329 or concurrent, or equivalent.
Last Updated on January 24, 2014, 9:35 am
Summer 2014
IE 5300 - Topics in Industrial Engineering: RFID Systems in Supply Chain
Office Hours (also by appointment)
DayStartEnd
Monday3:00PM5:00PM
Tuesday3:00PM5:00PM
This course covers the foundations of Radio Frequency Identification Systems. Including the fundamentals of how RFID components of tag, transponder and antennae are utilized to create RFID systems.  This course also includes best practices for implementation RFID systems in common supply chain operations.
Last Updated on June 11, 2014, 9:44 am
Fall 2013
IE 4303 - Production and Inventory Control
Fundamental theory and design of systems for the control of production, inventories and their economic interaction, particularly in cases involving uncertainty of demand, of supply availability, and of production rates.       
Last Updated on August 20, 2013, 3:47 pm
Fall 2013
IE 5329 - Production and Inventory Control Systems
The fundamentals of production and inventory control systems. The economic impacts of fluctuating demand, supply availability and production rates are examined.
Last Updated on August 20, 2013, 3:48 pm
Fall 2012
IE 5329 - PRODUCTION AND INVENTORY CONTROL SYSTEMS
The fundamentals of production and inventory control systems. The economic impacts of fluctuating demand, supply availability and production rates are examined.
Last Updated on May 22, 2013, 12:48 pm
Spring 2012
IE 5312 - Planning and Control of Enterprise Systems
A continuation of IE 5329 covering enterprise resource planning systems (ERP) and other advanced production control techniques. Computer modeling is emphasized. Prerequisite: IE 5329
Last Updated on May 22, 2013, 12:48 pm
Spring 2012
IE 4304 - Enterprise Systems
An extension of Production and Inventory Control (IE 4303), this course covers enterprise resource planning systems (ERP) in manufacturing, E-Commerce and supply chain environments. ERP software and case studies are reviewed. Prerequisite: IE 4303.
Last Updated on May 22, 2013, 12:48 pm
Spring 2011
IE 5300 - Topics in Industrial Engineering
RFID Systems in the Supply Chain This course covers the foundations of Radio Frequency Identification Systems. Including the fundamentals of how RFID components of tag, transponder and antennae are utilized to create RFID systems. This course also includes best practices for implementation RFID systems in common supply chain operations.
No Syllabus Attached!
CRPGE Workshop for New Vice Presidents/Vice Chancellors & Graduate Deans, June 25, 2012
Professional Development
2012 APLU Convocation: 150 Years of the Morrill Act: Advancing the Legacy, June 26, 2012
Professional Development
ABET Workshop, IIE Annual Conference & Expo 2012, May 20 2012
Professional Development
ABET, Program Evaluator Training – April 30,2011-May 01,2011
Professional Development
Factory Physics, Principals to Accelerate Profitability and Performance, May 18 -19, 2011
Professional Development
Summer Institute for Online Teaching – 1st year participant, 2008.
Professional Development
August 2013
Ongoing
Vita-Living, Inc.

Board Member

Appointed
January 2013
Ongoing
Dallas Regional Chamber’s Business University Roundtable, 2013 - Present

Member

Volunteered
August 2013
Ongoing
International Journal of Supply Chain Management

Editorial Board Member

Appointed
August 2011
Ongoing
International Journal of Radio Frequency Identification Technology and Applications

Associate Editor

Appointed
August 2011
August 2012
International Journal of Six Sigma and Competitive Advantage, 2011-2012

Associate Editor

Appointed
January 2011 -
August 2013
UTA IE Faculty Search Committee

Member

Appointed
January 2011 -
December 2011
UTA Search Committee, Vice President for Research, 2011

Member

Appointed
August 2012 -
Ongoing
UTA Six Sigma Green Belt Certification Committee

Chair

Volunteered
August 2013
Ongoing
Graduate Advisor for M.S. Logistics Program
The University of Texas at Arlington
October 2012
Ongoing
Deputy Director - SAVANT Center
UTA SAVANT CENTER