Publications, and Grants

PUBLICATIONS IN REFEREED JOURNALS AND PROCEEDINGS

Aly, N.A., and Murti, G., "Managing Rainfall Variation in California’s Central Valley Using Control Charts, Proceedings of the 2005 International Conference on Industry, Engineering, and Management Systems Conference,  Cocoa Beach, Florida, March 2005.

Aly, N.A., and Murti, G., "Use of Control Charts for Water resources Management," California Journal of Operations Management, Vol. 3, No. 1, 2005.

Aly, N.A., and Murti, G., "Developing A Continuous Improvement Model for an Academic Program:  A Customer Oriented Approach," California Journal of Operations Management, Vol. 2, No. 1, 2004.

Aly, N.A., Voehl, F. and Elshennawy, A., "Six Sigma quality and Change Management," Proceedings of the 14th International  Institution for Production Engineering Research (CIRP) Design Seminar, Cairo, Egypt, June 2004.

Aly, N., and Montes, S., "Lean Operations vs. Six Sigma, "Proceedings of the 2004 International Conference on Industry, Engineering, and Management Systems Conference,  Cocoa Beach, Florida, March 2004.

Aly, N., ElAgizy, M. and Wollmer, R., "Experiences in Transitioning to ISO 9001:2000 For Small Businesses, "Proceedings of the 2003 International Conference on Industry, Engineering, and Management Systems Conference,  Cocoa Beach, Florida, March 2003.

Aly, N.A., and Elshennawy, A., " World Class Production and Operations Management," California Journal of Operations Management, Vol 1, No. 1, 2003.

Aly, N.A., and Schloss, D., "Assessing Quality Management Systems of Mexico's Maquiladoras," TQM Magazine, Vol. 15, No. 1 2003

Aly, N. A., and Murti, G., “Developing A Continuous Improvement Model for an Academic Department:  A Customer Oriented Approach,Proceedings of the POMS 2002 International Conference, San Francisco, California, April, 2002.

Aly, N., and ElAgizy, M., “challenges of Implementing ISO 9000:2000 In Developing Countries,Proceedings of the 2002 International Conference on Industry, Engineering, and Management Systems Conference,  Cocoa Beach, Florida, March 2002.

Aly, N. A., and Murti, G., “Developing A Continuous Improvement Model for an Operations Management Program,Proceedings of the CSU-POM Conference, San Jose, California, February 2002.

Aly, N.A., and Akpovi, J., " Total Quality Management in California Public Higher education," Quality Assurance In Education Journal, Vol. 9, No.3, 2001.

Aly, N., ElAgizy, M. and Wollmer, R., "An Overview of the ISO 9000:2000 Family of Standards, Basic Changes and Benefits," Proceedings of the 28th International Conference on Computers and Industrial Engineering and the 2001 International Conference on Industry, Engineering, and Management Systems Joint meeting,  Cocoa Beach, Florida, March 2001.

Aly, N., "World Class Production: Road Map to Production Excellence," Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Production Engineering, Design and Control, Alexandria, Egypt, February 2001.

Aly, N.A. and  Schloss, D., "Assessing Quality Management systems of Mexico's Maquiladoras," Proceedings of the 2000 Pacific Conference on Manufacturing, Detroit, Michigan, September 2000.

Aly, N., ElAgizy, M. and Akpovi, J., "Total Quality Management In California Public Universities," Proceedings of the 2000 International Conference on Industry, Engineering, and Management Systems, Cocoa Beach, Florida, March 2000.

Aly, N.A. and Murti, G., "Quality Management Curriculums: Assessing the Trend Over the decade of the 90s," Proceedings of the CSU-POM Conference, Sacramento, California, February 2000.

Aly, N., ElAgizy, M. and Wollmer, R., "Challenges in Implementing ISO 9000 in Egypt," Proceedings of the 1999 International Conference on Industry, Engineering, and Management Systems, Cocoa Beach, Florida, March 1999.

Aly, N.A., and Akpovi, J., "Investigating TQM Practices in California Public Universities,"   Proceedings of the CSU-POM Conference, San Diego, California, February 1999.

Aly, N.A., and Elshennawy, A., "A Generic Approach for the Introduction of TQM in Higher   Education," Proceedings of the 1998 International Conference on Industry, Engineering, and Management Systems, Cocoa Beach, Florida, March 1998.

Aly, N.A., Khade, A., and Murti, G., "Continuous Improvement in Customer Complaint Management," Proceedings of the CSU-POM Conference, Chico, California, February 1998.

Aly, N.A., "TQM in Service Industries," Proceedings of the 1997 International Conference on Industry, Engineering and Management Systems, Cocoa Beach, Florida, March 1997.

Aly, N.A. and Murti, G., "TQM in Higher Education Program: A Case Study," Proceedings of the CSU-POM Conference, Pomona, February 1997.

Aly, N.A., "TQM Does Work: A Successful Case From the Food Processing Industry," Proceedings of the International Conference on Production Engineering, Design and Control, Alexandria, Egypt, January 1997.

Aly, N.A., and Mack, R., "Objectives of Quality Program Implementation in Hospitals: External Customer, Internal Customer on Service Process," Proceedings of the Southern Marketing Association, November 1996.

Aly, N.A., and Tsacle, A., "An Expert System Model for Implementing Statistical Process Control in the Health Care Industry," Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Computers and Industrial Engineering, March 1996.


Aly, N.A., and Murti, G., "Campbell Soup Company's Journey to Excellence: A Case Study," Proceedings of the Eighth Annual CSU-POM Conference, February 1996.

Aly, N.A., and Mack, R., "Statistical Process Control (SPC) Implementation in California Hospitals," Proceedings of the Second International Industry, Engineering, and Management Systems Conference, March 1995.

Aly, N.A., and Murti, G., "Identifying the Competitive Strategy of POM as a Major: A House of Quality Analysis." Proceedings of the Seventh Annual CSU-POM Conference, February 1995.

Aly, N.A., "Teamwork in the Classroom: A Tool for Continuous Improvement," Proceedings of the First International Industry, Engineering, and Management Systems Conference, March 1994.

Aly, N.A., "ISO 9000 and its Implementation in California Cedar Products Company," Proceedings of the First International Industry, Engineering, and Management Systems Conference, March 1994.

Aly, N.A., and Murti, G., "TQM in the Classroom: Learning Through Teamwork," Proceedings of the Sixth CSU-POM Conference, February 1994.

Aly, N.A., and Mack, R., "TQM Implementation in Hospitals," Computers and Industrial Engineering, Vol. 25, Nos. 1-4, 1993.

Aly, N.A., Murti, G., and Khade, A., "Total Quality Management in Production and Operations Management: The Voice of the Customer," Proceedings of the Fifth Annual CSU-POM Conference, February 1993.

Aly, N.A., and Murti, G., "Implementing Total Quality Management in An Academic Department," Proceedings of the ASQC Western Regional Conference, October 1992.


Aly, N.A., Khade, Al, and Murti, G., "Productivity and Service Quality Improvement in the Banking Industry," Proceedings of the 4th Annual CSU-POM, February 1992.


Aly, N.A., Elshennawy, A.K., and Maytubby, V.J., "Concepts and Attributes of Total Quality Management," Total Quality Management, Vol. 2, #1, 1991.


Aly, N.A., and Murti, G., "Statistical Quality Control Implementation: A Step By Step Program," Proceedings of the 20th Annual Meeting of the Western Decision Sciences Institute, March 1991.


Aly, N.A., and Murti, G., "Analysis of Rainfall Variation: An Application of SQC," Proceedings of the 3rd Annual CSU-POM, March 1991.

Aly, N.A., and Murti, G., "Statistical Process Control: A Step-By-Step Program," International Journal of Materials & Product Technology, Vol. 6, No. 1, January 1991.

Aly, N.A., Maytubby, V.J. and Elshennawy, A.K., "Total Quality Management: An Approach and A Case Study," Computers and Industrial Engineering, Vol. 19, Nos. 1 -4, 1990.

Aly, N.A., and Murti, G., "How to Successfully Implement Statistical Quality Control," Proceedings of the Production and Logistics Technology: Tools for the 90s, A Conference Sponsored by APICS/SOLE, May 1989.

Murti, G., and Aly, N.A., "Total Quality Control in the Food Processing Industry," Proceedings of the International Industrial Engineering Conference, May 1989.

Aly, N.A., "Optimization of Testability Parameters," Computers and Industrial Engineering, Vol. 17, Nos. 1-4, 1989.

Aly, N.A., "A Survey of the Use of Computer Integrated Manufacturing in the Food Processing Industry," Food Technology Journal, Vol. 44, No. 3, 3/89.


Aly, N.A., and Aly, A., "Measures of Testability for Automatic Diagnostic Systems," IEEE Transactions on Reliability, Vol. R-37, No. 5, December 1988.


Aly, N.A., "Computer Integrated Manufacturing in the Food Processing Industry," Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Technology Management, February 1988.


Aly, A.A., and Aly, N.A., "An Efficient Algorithm for Optimal Design of Diagnostics," IEEE Transactions on Reliability, Vol. R-32, No. 5, Dec. 83.

Aly, A.A., and Aly, N.A., "The Set Covering Problem: A Survey," Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Production Engineering, Design and Control (PEDAC 2), Alexandria, Egypt, 1983
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NATIONAL PROFESSIONAL PROGRAM PRESENTATIONS

Aly, N., ElAgizy, M. and Akpovi, J., "Totoal Quality Management in California Public Universities," 2ooo International Conference on Industry, Engineering, and Management Systems, Cocoa Beach, Florida, March 2000.

Aly, N.A., Elshennawy, A., and Wehiba, G., "Implementing Total Quality in Developing Nations: Issues and Challenges," Eigth International Conference on Management of Technology, Cairo, Egypt, March 1999.

Aly, N.A. and Elshennawy, Ahmad, "A Generic Approach for the Introduction of TQM in Higher Education," 1998 International Conference on Industry, Engineering, and Management Systems, Cocoa Beach, Florida, March 1998.


Aly, N.A. and Elshennawy, Ahmad, "Challenges in Implementing TQM in Developing Countries," 1998 International Conference on Industry, Engineering, and Management Systems, Cocoa Beach, Florida, March 1998.

Aly, N.A., "TQM in Service Industries," 1997 International Conference on Industry, Engineering and Management Systems, Cocoa Beach, Florida, March 1997.

Aly, N.A., and Murti, G., "TQM in Higher Education Program: A Case Study," CSU- POM Conference, Pomona, California, February 1997.

Aly, N.A., and Tsacle, E., "An Expert System Model for Implementing Statistical Process Control in the Health Care Industry." International Conference on Computers and Industrial Engineering, Miami, Florida, March 1996.

Aly, N.A., and Mack, R., "Statistical Process Control Implementation in California Hospitals." International Conference on Industry, Engineering, and Management Systems, Cocoa Beach, Florida, March 1995.

Aly, N.A., and Murti, G., "Identifying the Competitive Strategy of POM as a Major: A House of Quality Analysis." CSU-POM Conference, Northridge, California, February 1995.
Aly, N.A., "Statistical Process Control Implementation in Hospitals," ORSA/TIMS Joint National Meeting, Detroit, Michigan, October 1994.

Aly, N.A., "ISO 9000 Implementation in California Cedar Products Company," The Annual International Conference on Industry, Engineering, and Management Systems, Cocoa Beach, Florida, March 1994.

Aly, N.A., "Teamwork in the Classroom: A Tool for Continuous Improvement," The Annual International Conference on Industry, Engineering, and Management Systems, Cocoa Beach, Florida, March 1994.

Aly, N.A., and Murti, G., "TQM in the Classroom: Learning Through Teamwork," CSU-POM Conference, San Luis Obispo, California, February 1994.

Aly, N.A., Murti, G, and Khade, A., "Continuous Quality Improvement in an Academic Department," ORSA/TIMS Conference, Phoenix, Arizona, November 1993.

Aly, N.A., "TQM Implementation in Hospitals," 15th Conference for Computers and Industrial Engineering, Cocoa Beach, Florida, March 1993.

Aly, N.A., Murti, G., and Khade, A., "Total Quality Management in Production and Operations Management: The Voice of the Customer," the Fifth Annual CSU-POM Conference, Sonoma, California, February 1993.


Aly, N.A., and Lo, V., "ISO 9000 Implementation in California Cedar Products Company" ORSA/TIMS Joint National Meeting, San Francisco, California, November 1992.

Aly, N.A. and Murti, G., "Implementing Total Quality Management in An Academic Department," ASQC Western Regional Conference, San Jose, California, October 1992.

Aly, N.A. and Murti G., "Total Quality Management Implementation in the POM Department," the POM-92 Conference, Orlando, Florida, October 1992.

Aly, N.A., and Murti, G., "Statistical Process Control Implementation: A Key Step Toward Total Quality Management," TIMS/ORSA Joint National Meeting, Orlando, Florida, April 1992.

Aly, N.A., Khade, A., and Murti, G., "Productivity and Service Quality Improvement in the Banking Industry," CSU-POM Conference, Long Beach, California, February 1992.

Aly, N.A., and Murti, G., "The Use of Control Charts In Water Management," ORSA/TIMS Joint National Meeting, Anaheim, California, November 1991.

Aly, N.A., and Murti, G., "Statistical Quality Control Implementation: A Step By Step Program," 20th Annual Meeting of the Western Decision Sciences Institute, Kauai, Hawaii, March 1991.

Aly, N.A., and Murti, G., "Analysis of Rainfall Variation: An Application of SQC," 3rd Annual Meeting, CSU-POM, Turlock, California, March 1991.

Aly, N.A., and Murti, G., "World Class Manufacturing in Food Processing: A Case Study," The POM-90 Conference, Washington D.C., October 1990.

Aly, N.A., and Murti, G. "Quality Control Curriculums in California State University Campuses," 2nd Annual CSU-POM Conference, Pomona, California, March 1990.

Aly, N.A., Maytubby, V.J., and Elshennawy, A.K., "Total Quality Management: An Approach and a Case Study," 12th Conference for Computers and Industrial Engineering, Orlando, Florida, March 1990.

Aly, N.A., and Murti, G., "How to Successfully Implement Statistical Quality Control," APICS/SOLE Conference, Sacramento, California, May 1989.

Aly, N.A., "Optimization of Testability Parameters," 11th Conference on Computers and Industrial Engineering, Orlando, Florida, March 1989.

Murti, G., and Aly, N.A., "Total Quality Control in the Food Processing Industry," 1989 International Industrial Engineering Conference, Toronto, Canada, May 1989.

Aly, N.A., and Murti, G., "Modern Production Management Practices in the Food Processing Industry," The 1st CSU-POM Conference, San Jose, California, March 1989.

Aly, N.A., "Computer Integrated Manufacturing in the Food Processing Industry," The International Conference on Technology Management, Miami, Florida, February 1988.

Aly, N.A., and Aly, A.A., "Optimization of Diagnostic Systems," The Joint National Meeting of the Institute of Management Sciences/Operations Research Society of America (TIMS/ORSA), New Orleans, Louisiana, May 1987.

Aly, A.A., and Aly, N.A., "Management of Performance Models for Testability," The ORSA/TIMS Joint National Meeting, San Francisco, California, May 1984.

Aly, A.A., and Aly, N.A., "The Set Covering Problem: A Survey," The 2nd International Conference on Production Engineering, Design and Control, Production Engineering Department, Alexandria, Egypt, December 1983.

Aly, N.A., "Automatic Fault Isolation in Avionics Systems," First Annual University of Oklahoma Industrial Engineering Symposium, May 1983.

TECHNICAL REPORTS

Entin, K., Jasek-Rysdabl, K., Hughes, S., Aly, N., Sumser, J., O’Brien, P., Schmandt, M., Harris, R., and Giventer, L., "Critical Links: Employment Growth, Unemployment, and Welfare-to- Work in Stanislaus County." A report published by the Center for Public Policy Studies at California State University, Stanislaus, November 1998.

Entin, K., Aly, N., Sumser, J., and Giventer, L., "Strategic Directions: A Needs Assessment and Industry Targeting Analysis of Stanislaus County." A report published by Stanislaus Economic Development Corporation, Modesto, California, 1996.

Aly, N.A., "Performance Models for Testability," Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma, May 1985

Final Technical Report, "Performance Models of Testability," Naval Air Systems Command, Contract 1550454, May 1984

Final Technical Report, "Analytical Procedures for Testability," Air Force Contract F30602-81-C-0012, January 1983

Aly, N.A., "Optimal Design of Diagnostics," M.S. Thesis, University of Oklahoma, Norman, Oklahoma, May 1981.

Aly, N.A., "Investigation into the Sequencing Problem in Non-continuous Production," M.Sc. Thesis, Alexandria University, Alexandria, Egypt, 1978.

TRAINING MANUALS

Aly, N.A., "TQM in Higher Education," 1996.

Aly, N.A., "Statistical Process Control," 1996.
Aly, N.A., "Continuous Improvement," 1996.
Aly, N.A., "Introduction to ISO 9000," 1995.
Aly, N.A., and Murti, G., "Statistical Process Control for Management," a training manual, 1985, revised 1991 and 1992.

GRANTS

Publication Grant (with Dr. Murti), $6000.00, College of Business, CSUS, for project titled “Implementing Continuous Improvement Process in an Academic Program:  Incorporating the Voice of the Customer”.

 

Research, Scholarship, and Creative activity Grant (with Dr. Murti), $3465.00, CSUS for a project titled “ Developing A Continuous Improvement Model for an academic Program:  a Customer Oriented Approach”.

One of five professors - team work on $105,000 grant from Stanislaus County Board of Supervisors to study Unemployment in Stanislaus County, 1997.
One of four professors - team worked on $100,000 grant from Stanislaus County Economic Development Corporation (SCEDCO) to study Needs Assessment and Targeting Strategy for Stanislaus County, 1996.