Research Fan Tseng, Ph.D.Management Science Professor Office: 373 BAB Phone: 256.824.6804 Email: Fan.Tseng@uah.edu Education M.S. in Management, Concentration: Operations Research, 1980, University of Texas at Dallas Ph.D. in Management Science, Minor: Computer Science, 1983, University of Texas at Dallas Research Interests Operations Research Scheduling Optimization and Heuristics Healthcare Operations Management Teaching Interests Operations Management Quantitative Methods Business Statistics Selected Publications Frith, KH, Anderson, F., Caspers, B., Tseng, F., Sanford, K., Hoyt, N., & Moore, K., “The Effect of Nurse Staffing on Patient Outcomes in Acute Care Hospitals”, Quality Management in Health Care, 19(2), 1-10, 2010. (D) Laird Burns, Fan Tseng, and Berkowitz, David (2010), “Global network analysis in a military supply chain: Using a systems-based approach to develop a next-generation end-to-end supply chain performance measurement and prediction system,” 15th Annual Cambridge International Manufacturing Symposium, Cambridge, UK. (D) F.T. Tseng and E.F. Stafford, “New MILP Models for the Permutation Flowshop Problem,” Journal of the Operational Research Society, 59 (2008) 1373-1386. (D) M. M. Mashhadi, E. F. Stafford, and F. T. Tseng, “Development of a New Model for the Flowshop Problem,” Proceedings of 2007 IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management, December 1-4, 2007, Singapore, pp.935-939. (D) F.T. Tseng, J.N.D. Gupta and E.F. Stafford, "A Penalty Based Heuristic Algorithm for Flowshop Problem with Sequence Dependent Setup," Journal of Operational Research Society , 57 (2006), 541-551. E. Stafford, F. Tseng, "MILP Models for the Regular MxN Flowshop Sequencing Problem with Separated Setup Times, " International Journal of Operations Research , 3 (2006), 155-172. E. F. Stafford, F. Tseng, and J. Gupta, "Empirical Evaluation of the Two Families of MILP Models for the Flowshop," to appear, Journal of Operational Research Society , 56 (2005) 88-101. F. Tseng, E. F. Stafford, and J. Gupta, "An Empirical Analysis of Integer Programming Formulations for the Permutation Flowshop," Omega - International Journal of Management Science , 32 (2004) 285-293. E. Stafford and F. Tseng, "A Note on "Redundant" Constraints in Stafford's MILP Model for the Permutation Flowshop Problem," Journal of Operational Research Society , 54 (2003), 1102-1105. E. Stafford and F. Tseng, "Two Models for a Family of Flowshop Sequencing Problems," European Journal of Operational Research , 142 (2002) 282-293. F. Tseng and E. Stafford, "Two MILP Models for the NxM SDST Flowshop Sequencing Problem," International Journal of Production Research , 39(8) (2001), 1777-1809. F. Tseng, "A Study on Algorithms for Selecting R Best Elements from an Array," in Meta-Heuristics: Theory & Applications (ed. I.H. Osman & J.P. Kelly), 523-535, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Boston, 1996. B. Schroer, F. Tseng and S. Zhang, "An Automated Programming Approach to Simulation Prelaunch Activities," Simulation , (July 1989), 23-29. B. Schroer and F. Tseng, "An Intelligent Assistant for Manufacturing Systems Simulation," International Journal of Production Research , 27 (1989), 1665-83. F. Tseng and K Truemper, "A Decomposition Characterization of the Matroids with the Max-Flow Min-Cut Property," Discrete Applied Mathematics , 15 (1986), 329-64.