Professional Activities

Professional and Honor Societies

Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE), Senior Member
American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS)
American Society for Quality (ASQ)
Production and Operations Management Society (POMS)
Tau Beta Pi, Engineering Honor Society
Alpha Pi Mu, Industrial Engineering Honor Society
Phi Kappa Phi, the Honor Society
Beta Gamma Sigma, Honor Society for Collegiate Schools of Business


Offices Held in Professional Organizations

Conference Co-Chair, The International Conference on Industry, Engineering, and Management Systems (IEMS), Cocoa Beach, Florida, March 2002 to present

President, California State University Production and Operations Management Faculty Association, 2002-2003

Conference Co-Chair, The International Conference on Industry, Engineering, and Management Systems (IEMS), and The international Conference on Computers and industrial Engineering (ICC&IE) 2001 Joint Meeting, Cocoa Beach, Florida, March 2001

Keynote Speaker, International Conference on Production Engineering, Design, and Control, Alexandria, Egypt, February 2001

Member of the National Committee, PCM’2000 Conference, September 2000

Conference Co-Chair, The International Conference on Industry, Engineering, and Management Systems (IEMS 2000), Cocoa Beach, Florida, March 2000

Director-Central and Board Member, California State University Production and Operations Management Faculty Association, 1999-2000

Conference Co-Chair, The International Conference on Industry, Engineering, and Management Systems (IEMS '99), Cocoa Beach, Florida, March 1999

Conference Co-Chair, The International Conference on Industry, Engineering, and Management Systems (IEMS '98), Cocoa Beach, Florida, March 1998

Member of the CSU-POM Executive Board, 1997-1999

Conference Co-Chair, Industry, Engineering, and Management Systems (IEMS '98), Cocoa Beach, Florida, March 1998

Conference Co-Chair, Industry, Engineering, and Management Systems (IEMS '97), Cocoa Beach, Florida, March 1997

Founding Member of the Editorial Board and Reviewer for CSU, Stanislaus Journal of Research

Reviewer

California Journal of Operations Management, 2004, and 2005

ASQ Student Paper competition, 2005

PH.D. Dissertation reviewer, Civil Engineering Department, Alexandria University, 2002

Reviewer, Journal of Research, California State University, Stanislaus, 2001          

PH.D. Dissertation reviewer, Production Engineering Department, Alexandria University, 2001

Reviewer, The International Conference on Industry, Engineering, and Management Systems (IEMS), and The international Conference on Computers and industrial Engineering (ICC&IE) 2001 Joint Meeting, Cocoa Beach, Florida, March 2001

Reviewer, The International Conference on Industry, Engineering, and Management Systems (IEMS’2000), Cocoa Beach, Florida, March 2000

Reviewer, International Business Association Annual Conference, Cancun, Mexico, May 1999

Reviewer, International Conference on Industry, Engineering and Management Systems (IEMS ‘99), March 1999, Cocoa Beach, Florida

Reviewer, IEEE Transactions on Reliability Journal

Reviewer, Computers and Industrial Engineering Journal

Reviewer, IIE Transactions Journal

Reviewer, IEMS ’99 Conference, April 1999

Reviewer, International Business Association Conference, May 1999

Reviewer, 3rd Annual CSU-POM Conference, 1991

Reviewer, 20th Annual Western Decision Science Institute Conference, 1991

Reviewer, APICS 1989 International Conference

Session Chair

The International Conference on Industry, Engineering and Management Systems (IEMS 2005), March 2005, Cocoa Beach, Florida

The International Conference on Industry, Engineering, and Management Systems (IEMS), and The international Conference on Computers and industrial Engineering (ICC&IE) 2001 Joint Meeting, Cocoa Beach, Florida, March 2001

The International Conference on Industry, Engineering and Management Systems (IEMS ‘98), March 1998, Cocoa Beach, Florida

Quality Management Consultant to the Following Companies

Stanislaus County Economic Development Corporation (SCEDCO)

Ryan and Pierra Almond Company (Los Banos Plant)

Emanuel Medical Center, Turlock

Campbell Soup (Modesto and Sacramento plants)

Banquet Foods (Turlock plant)

Georgia Pacific (Modesto plant)

Gallo Glass (Modesto plant)

Diamond Walnut (Stockton plant)

Developed and Conducted the Following Training Programs (1984 - present):

TQM in Higher Education

Project Management

Introduction to ISO 9000

Certificate Program in Total Quality Management

Statistical Process Control for Management

Statistical Process Control for Management II

Statistical Quality Control for Supervisors and Workers

These Programs Were Offered to the Following Companies:

Hughson Nut

Foster Farms

Stanislaus County
Behavioral Health and Recovery Services

Supherb Farms (Turlock Plant)

Ryan and Pierra Almond Company (Los Banos Plant)

St. Joseph's Medical Center

Emanuel Medical Center

Campbell Soup (Modesto and Sacramento plants)

James River (Modesto plant)

Owen Illinois (Tracy plant)

Banquet Foods (Turlock plant)

RACOR (Modesto plant)

Cal Almond (Hughson plant)

Louis Rich (Modesto plant)

Blue Diamond (Sacramento plant)

Blommer Chocolate (Union City plant)

Diamond Walnut (Stockton plant)

Monte Cristo (Livingston plant)

Proctor and Gamble (Modesto plant)

Georgia Pacific (Modesto plant)

Gallo Glass (Modesto plant)

Tri-Valley (Modesto plant)

Con-Agra Butterball Turkey (Turlock plant)

In addition, the Statistical Process Control for Management program was offered four times in public seminars, and the Certificate Program in Total Quality Management was offered five times to the public.

Two sessions in "TQM in Higher Education" which was offered to 20 deans and other administrators from the Rajabhat Institute in Thailand, July 1997.

Eight sessions in the "TQM in Higher Education" training program. These sessions included: Overview of TQM in Higher Education, Continuous Improvements, Problem Solving Techniques, Process Control, TQM in the Classroom, and Individualizing Plan of Action. This program was offered to 40 Vice-Presidents of Academic Affairs from the Rajabhat Institute in Thailand, July 1996.

Attended the Following Seminars:

Deans Conference, AACSB, Orlando, Florida, February 2005

Continuous Improvement, AACSB, Saint Louis, Missouri, October 2001.

Lean Manufacturing, IEMS/ICC&IE Conference, March 2001

The Forth Annual "Worldwide Lessons in Leadership series", Modesto California, November 1999

Faculty Technology Workshop “Excel”, CSUS, October 1999

Web Authoring and Publishing Using Microsoft Frontpage, CSUS, April 1998 and 1999

CSU General Counsel Legal Workshop, CSUS, February 1999.

Instructional Institute’ 99 Program, CSUS, February 1999.

The Third Annual "Worldwide Lessons in Leadership series", Modesto California, November 1998

Designing Web pages, CSUS, Spring 1998

Continuous Improvement, American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business, 1996.

ISO 9000 Lead Assessors Training by Perry Johnson's Inc.,  August 1994.

Continuous Improvement, American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB),  October 1992.

Successful Leadership For Managing Quality by Philip Crosby, September 1991.

The Rebirth of Manufacturing and Managing Your Self-Development by Peter Drucker, May,   1991.

Transformation In Management by Edward Deming, June 1990.