Faisal Aqlan, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Industrial Engineering, Industrial Engineering and MMM Programs
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Office Location
223 AMIC Building
AMIC BUILDING
5350 TECHNOLOGY DRIVE
ERIE PA 16510
Biography

Dr. Faisal Aqlan is an assistant professor in the industrial engineering department at Penn State Erie, The Behrend College. He earned his Ph.D. in Industrial and Systems Engineering from the State University of New York at Binghamton in 2013.

Research Interests

Logistics and Supply Chain, Simulation and Optimization, Data Analytics, Ergonomics and Digital Human Modeling, Process Improvement, Engineering Education, Manufacturing Education.

Publications

A Fuzzy Logic Based Framework for Supply Chain Risk Assessment and Aggregation, Applied Sciences - December, 2019
Collaborators: Angel Gento Municio; Alfonso Redondo

A Content Framework for Developing Data Analytics Courses, Frontiers in Education (FIE) Conference - November, 2019
Collaborators: J. Nwokeji; T. Holmes; R. Stachel

A Study of Metacognitive Problem Solving in Undergraduate Engineering Students, Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics (AHFE) Conference - November, 2019
Collaborators: Lisa Elliott; Faisal Aqlan, Co-Author; Richard Zhao; Catherine Lasher

Panel: Addressing the Shortage of Big Data Skills with Inter-disciplinary Big Data Curriculum, Frontiers in Education (FIE) Conference - November, 2019
Collaborators: J. Nwokeji; T. Holmes; R. Stachel; E. Udenze; R. Orji

Risk Based Optimization of Electronics Manufacturing Supply Chains, Optimization in Large Scale Problems: Industry 4.0 and Society 5.0 Application - November, 2019
Collaborators: Nasim Nezamoddini; Amirhosein Gholami

Developing a Virtual Reality Game for Manufacturing Education, Foundations of Digital Games (FDG) Conference - August, 2019
Collaborators: Richard Zhao; Heather Lum; Lisa Elliott

A Study of Metacognitive Problem Solving in Undergraduate Engineering Students, Advances in Human Factors in Training, Education, and Learning Sciences - June, 2019
Collaborators: Lisa Elliott; Faisal Aqlan, Co-Author; Richard Zhao; Catherine Lasher, Supervised Student Author

A Program to Improve Manufacturing Learning Using Simulation and Automation, American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) Conference - June, 2019
Collaborators: Qi Dunsworth; E. George Walters; Melanie Ford; Jessica Resig

An Experimental Study on Direct Current Dieless Drawing of 4130 Steel Tubes, Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference (MSEC) - June, 2019
Collaborators: Chetan Nikhare; Paul McMahon

Integrating Simulation Games and Virtual Reality to Teach Manufacturing Systems Concepts, American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) Conference - June, 2019
Collaborators: Richard Zhao; Heather Lum; Lisa Elliott

Using Manufacturing Simulations to Evaluate Metacognitive Awareness in Industrial Engineering Students, American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) Conference - June, 2019
Collaborators: Heather Lum; Richard Zhao; Lisa Elliott

Data Analytics Models for Medicare Spend Optimization, Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference (ISERC) - May, 2019
Collaborator: Aaron Slavin, Supervised Student Author

Effect of Pipette Design on Musculoskeletal Loading on Hand, Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference (ISERC) - May, 2019
Collaborators: Eunsik Kim; Andris Freivalds

Product Acquisition Management in a High-end Server Remanufacturing Environment, International Journal of Supply Chain and Inventory Management - March, 2019
Collaborators: Chanchal Saha, Co-Author; Sarah Lam; Warren Boldrin

A Two-Phase Method for Multi-echelon Location-routing Problems in Supply Chains, Expert Systems with Applications - January (1st Quarter/Winter), 2019
Collaborators: Zhuo Dai; Kuo Gaoc; Yefu Zhou

Applying Product Manufacturing Techniques to Teach Data Analytics in Industrial Engineering: A Project Based Learning Experience, Frontiers in Education (FIE) Conference - November, 2018
Collaborator: Joshua Nwokeji

Implementing Project Based Learning: Some Challenges from a Requirements Engineering Perspective, Frontiers in Education (FIE) Conference - October (4th Quarter/Autumn), 2018
Collaborator: Joshua Nwokeji

A Framework for Teaching Manufacturing Paradigms Using Simulation, International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management - September, 2018
Collaborators: Scott McCurdy; John Namey

Analysis and Visualization of City Crimes, International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management - September, 2018
Collaborators: Mohamed Badawy, Supervised Student Author; Jared Cirelli, Supervised Student Author; Howie Setyono, Supervised Student Author

Analysis of Medicare Spending per Beneficiary (MSPB), International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management - September, 2018
Collaborators: Nicholas Bowers, Supervised Student Author; Jared Cirelli, Supervised Student Author; Alyssa Andrzejewski, Supervised Student Author; Joseph Lang, Supervised Student Author; Anne Pedersen

Analysis of Production Layout Alternatives Using Lean and Monte Carlo Simulation, International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management - September, 2018
Collaborators: David Henry, Supervised Student Author; David Shindledecker, Supervised Student Author

Analysis of Soft Skills Requirements for Manufacturing Jobs, International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management - September, 2018
Collaborators: Nicholas Cocolin; Andrew DeVarney, Supervised Student Author

Development of a Simulation Game for the Craft Production Paradigm, International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management - September, 2018
Collaborators: John Wingerter; Milinda McCorkle; Farzad Jalali, Supervised Student Author; Andrew DeVarney, Supervised Student Author

Ergonomic Assessment of Snow Shovels Using Digital Human Modeling, International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management - September, 2018
Collaborators: Carly Wolkiewicz, Supervised Student Author; Katherine Collins, Supervised Student Author; Osama Al Meanazel

Predictive Analytics Models for Student Admission and Enrollment, International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management - September, 2018
Collaborators: Jared Cirelli, Supervised Student Author; Andrea Konkol; Joshua Nwokeji

Process Improvement and Layout Optimization in a Forging Company, International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management - September, 2018
Collaborators: Andrea Bogert; William Edwards , Supervised Student Author; Farzad Jalali, Supervised Student Author

Integrating Soft Skill Development into a Manufacturing Systems Course, American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) Conference - June, 2018
Collaborators: Qi Dunsworth; Mary Kahl

A Location-inventory Supply Chain Network Model Using Two Heuristic Algorithms for Perishable Products with Fuzzy Constraints, Computers & Industrial Engineering - May, 2018
Collaborators: Zhuo Dai; Xiaoting Zheng; Kuo Gao

Standard Tables of Truncated Standard Normal Distribution using a New Summarizing Method, World Journal of Engineering - March, 2018
Collaborators: Mohamed Hamasha, Co-Author; Mohamed Al-Rabaya, Co-Author

Prioritizing Process Improvement Initiatives in Manufacturing Environments, International Journal of Production Economics - February, 2018
Collaborator: Lawrence Al-Fandi, Co-Author

Big Data ETL Implementation Approaches: A Systematic Literature Review, 30th International Conference on Software Engineering and Knowledge Engineering - January (1st Quarter/Winter), 2018
Collaborators: Joshua Nwokeji; Anugu Apoorva; Ayodele Olagunju

A Framework for Selecting and Evaluating Process Improvement Projects Using Simulation and Optimization Techniques, Proceedings of Winter Simulation Conference - December, 2017
Collaborator: Sreekanth Ramakrishnan, Co-Author

Integrating Data Analytics and Simulation Modeling for Defect Management in Manufacturing Environments, Proceedings of Winter Simulation Conference - December, 2017
Collaborator: Sreekanth Ramakrishnan, Co-Author

Optimizing Multi-echelon Inventory with Three Types of Demand in Supply Chain, Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review - November, 2017
Collaborators: Zhuo Dai; Kuo Gaoc

An Approach for Rush Order Acceptance Decisions Using Simulation and Multi-attribute Utility Theory, European Journal of Industrial Engineering - October (4th Quarter/Autumn) 1, 2017
Collaborators: Abdulaziz Ahmed; Omar Ashour; Abdulrahman Shamsan; Mohammed Hamasha

Analysis of End-of-Quarter Inventory in Hybrid Production Environments Using Simulation , International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Systems Management - September 30, 2017
Collaborator: Lawrence Al-Fandi

A Modelling Technique for Enterprise Agility, The 51st Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences - September 13, 2017
Collaborator: Joshua Nwokeji, Co-Author

Using Lean Six Sigma Methodologies to Improve Operational Performance in Foundries, International Journal of Lean Enterprise Research - September 1, 2017

Dynamic Clustering on Inventory Parts to Enhance Warehouse Management, European Journal of Industrial Engineering - August, 2017

Integrating Industry-based Projects into an Undergraduate Manufacturing Systems Course, Proceedings of ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition - June, 2017
Collaborator: Omar Ashour

A Hybrid Mastery-Conventional Assessment in Engineering Economy, American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) Conference - June 25, 2017
Collaborators: Omar Ashour; Paul Lynch

Enhancing Ergonomic Design Skills among Undergraduate Students by Integrating Computer Aided Design and Digital Human Modeling, American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) Conference - June 25, 2017
Collaborators: Yuan-Han Huang; E. George Walters

Teaching Lean Principles through Simulation Games, American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) Conference - June 25, 2017
Collaborator: E. George Walters

A Case Study for Improving First Case Starts in Operating Rooms, Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference - May, 2017
Collaborator: Omar Ashour

Analytical Models for Production Decisions in Clear-to-build Modules, Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference (ISERC) - May, 2017
Collaborators: Chanchal Saha; Warren Boldrin; Sreekanth Ramakrishnan

Data Mining for Chronic Kidney Disease Prediction: A Case Study, Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference - May, 2017
Collaborators: Abdulrahman Shamsan; Ryan Markle, Supervised Student Author

Ergonomic Assessment of Backpack Carriage among High School Students, Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference - May, 2017
Collaborators: Christopher Lashway, Supervised Student Author; Melanie Ford

Improve Operating Rooms Performance Using Lean and Statistical Methods: A Case Study, Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference - May, 2017
Collaborator: Omar Ashour

Selection of CT Scanners Using Analytic Hierarchy Process and Monte Carlo Simulation, Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference - May, 2017
Collaborator: Abdulrahman Shamsan, Supervised Student Author

An Ergonomic Study of Body Motions during Muslim Prayer using Digital Human Modeling, International Journal of Industrial and Systems Engineering - January (1st Quarter/Winter) 15, 2017
Collaborators: Abdulaziz Ahmed, Co-Author; Wen Cao, Co-Author; Mohammad Khasawneh, Co-Author

A Software Application for Rapid Risk Assessment in Integrated Supply Chains , Expert Systems with Applications - 2016

Filling the Skills Gap in U.S. Manufacturing: Promoting Internships and Co-op Experiences and Integrating Industrial Engineering Courses to Improve Student Design and Manufacturing Knowledge, Frontiers in Education (FIE) Conference - December 1, 2016
Collaborator: Paul Lynch, Co-Author

A Decision Support System for Real-time Order Management in a Heterogeneous Production Environment, Expert Systems with Applications - October (4th Quarter/Autumn) 30, 2016
Collaborators: Chanchal Saha, Author; Sarah Lam; Warren Boldrin

Design and Implementation of a Database for Safety and Ergonomics in Engineering Research Labs, International Conference of Industrial Engineering and Operations Management - September 23, 2016

Lean Process Improvement of First Case Scheduling in Operating Rooms, International Conference of Industrial Engineering and Operations Management - September 23, 2016
Collaborators: Omar Ashour; Anne Pedersen

Process Improvement Approach to Investigate Low Block Utilization of Operating Rooms: A Case Study, International Conference of Industrial Engineering and Operations Management - September 23, 2016
Collaborators: Omar Ashour; Anne Pedersen

Assessment of Supply Chain Readiness for Transformation , International Journal of Business Performance and Supply Chain Modelling - August 5, 2016
Collaborators: Sreekanth Ramakrishnan, Co-Author; Sarah Lam, Co-Author

A Framework for Contract Management in Customer Solution Centers, Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference - May 30, 2016
Collaborators: Sarah Lam; Sreekanth Ramakrishnan

A Framework for Risk Assessment in Oil and Gas Supply Chains, Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference - May 30, 2016
Collaborators: Zaid Kbah, Supervised Student Author; Nadiye Erdil

A Simulation-optimization Framework for Cross-docking Assignment Problem, Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference - May 30, 2016
Collaborator: Omar Ashour

Analysis of Drinking Water Distribution Systems Using Continuous-time Discrete-event Simulation, Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference - May 30, 2016
Collaborators: Mohammad Alrezq, Supervised Student Author; Nadiye Erdil

Analysis of Oil and Gas Supply Chains Using Continuous-time Discrete-event Simulation , Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference - May 30, 2016
Collaborators: Zaid Kbah, Supervised Student Author; Nadiye Erdil

Simulation for Triage - May 30, 2016
Collaborators: Omar Ashour; Paul Lynch

A Framework for Inventory Transshipment in Integrated Supply Chains, International Journal of Supply Chain and Inventory Management - April (2nd Quarter/Spring) 20, 2016
Collaborators: Sreekanth Ramakrishnan, Co-Author; Sarah Lam, Co-Author

Supply Chain Optimization under Risk and Uncertainty: A Case Study for High-end Server Manufacturing , Computers and Industrial Engineering - March, 2016
Collaborator: Sarah Lam, Co-Author

Defect Analytics in a High-end Server Manufacturing Environment, Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference - May 30, 2015
Collaborators: Chanchal Saha; Sreekanth Ramakrishnan

Evaluation of Dispatching Rules in Manufacturing Using Simulation and Data Envelopment Analysis, Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference - May 30, 2015
Collaborators: Abdulaziz Ahmed; Mohammad Almasraie

Workstation Design Analysis Using Lean and Statistical Techniques, Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference - May 30, 2015
Collaborator: Anthony D’Ostilio, Supervised Student Author

Supply Chain Risk Modeling and Mitigation , International Journal of Production Research - May 26, 2015
Collaborator: Sarah Lam, Co-Author

A Fuzzy-based Integrated Framework for Supply Chain Risk Assessment, International Journal of Production Economics - March 1, 2015
Collaborator: Sarah Lam

Multi-machine Flexible Manufacturing Cell Analysis Using a Markov Chain-based Approach, IEEE Transactions on Components, Packaging and Manufacturing Technology - February 12, 2015
Collaborators: Mohammad Hamasha; Azmi Alazzam; Sa’d Hamasha; Osama Almeanazel; Mohammad Khasawneh

An Ergonomic Study for 6S Workplace Improvement, Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference - May 31, 2014
Collaborators: Sarah Lam; Sreekanth Ramakrishnan; Michael Testani

Integrating Artificial Neural Networks and Cluster Analysis to Assess Energy Efficiency of Buildings, Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference - May 31, 2014
Collaborators: Abdulaziz Ahmed; Krishnaswami Srihari ; Mohammad Khasawneh

Integrating Lean and Ergonomics to Improve Internal Transportation in a Manufacturing Environment, Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference - May 31, 2014
Collaborators: Sarah Lam; Michael Testani; Sreekanth Ramakrishnan

Using Simulation to Determine the Batch Size for I/O Drawer Test Process in a High-end Server Manufacturing Environment, Flexible Automation and Intelligent Manufacturing Conference - May 20, 2014
Collaborator: Lawrence Al-Fandi, Co-Author

Integrating Lean Principles and Fuzzy Bow-tie Analysis for Risk Assessment in Chemical Industry, Journal of Loss Prevention in the Process Industries - May 1, 2014
Collaborator: Ebrahim Mustafa Ali, Co-Author

An Integrated Simulation–optimization Study for Consolidating Production Lines in a Configure-to-order Production Environment, International Journal of Production Economics - February 1, 2014
Collaborators: Sarah Lam, Co-Author; Sreekanth Ramakrishnan, Co-Author

Ergonomic Risk Reduction to Enhance Lean Transformation, Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference - May, 2013
Collaborators: Sarah Lam; Michael Testani; Sreekanth Ramakrishnan

A Software Application for E-Kanban Based WIP Control in the Aluminum Industry, International Journal of Modelling in Operations Management - 2012
Collaborator: Tarek Al-Hawari

A Framework for Managing Unexpected Events in a Server Manufacturing Environment, Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference - May, 2012
Collaborators: Sarah Lam; Sreekanth Ramakrishnan; Keila Martinez

Prioritizing Customer Orders in a High-end Server Manufacturing Environment Using Artificial Neural Networks, Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference - May, 2012
Collaborators: Sarah Lam; Keila Martinez

Stochastic Analysis of Pull Production Systems, The Journal of Management and Engineering Integration - 2011
Collaborators: Mohammad Hamasha; OSama Almeanazel; Mohammad Khasawneh; Tarek Al-Hawari

The Effect of Smoking, Gender, and Hand Dominancy on Hand Endurance Limit, International Journal of Intelligent Technologies and Engineering Systems - 2011
Collaborators: Osama Almeanazel; Mohammad Hamasha; Mohammad Khasawneh

Three-stage Auditing System to Minimize Medical Necessity Claim Denials, Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference - May, 2011
Collaborators: Sangwon Yoon; Mohammad Khasawneh; Krishnaswami Srihari

Performance Analysis of an Automatic Production System with Queue Length Dependent Service Rate, International Journal of Simulation Modeling - 2010
Collaborators: Tarek Al-Hawari; Omar Al-Araidah

Quality Assurance and Accreditation of Engineering Education in Jordan, European Journal of Engineering Education - 2010
Collaborators: Omar Al-Araidah; Tarek Al-Hawari

Quality Assurance and Accreditation of Engineering Programs at Jordan University of Science and Technology, 2nd International Conference on Higher Education and Quality Assurance - April (2nd Quarter/Spring), 2010
Collaborators: Omar Al-Araidah; Tarek Al-Hawari

Simulation-based Analysis and Productivity Improvement of a Fully Automatic Bottle-filling Production System: A Practical Case Study, International Conference of Computer Modeling and Simulation - January (1st Quarter/Winter), 2010
Collaborators: Tarek Al-Hawari; Mu’aweyah Al-Buhaisi; Zaid Al-Faqeer

Education

Ph D, Industrial and Systems Engineering, State University of New York at Binghamton

MS, Industrial Engineering, Jordan University of Science and Technology

BS, Industrial Engineering/Engineering Management, Jordan University of Science and Technology