Simulation Modeling and Analysis

  • M. Dabbaghianamiri, F. Ameri, and J.A. Jimenez, “Agent-based simulation and modeling for service allocation in the digital manufacturing market,” International Journal of Agent Technology and Systems, vol. 7 (2), 2015, pp. 1-18.

 Modeling and Analysis of Semiconductor Manufacturing

  • C. Temponi, J.A. Jimenez, and F. Mendez, “Critical variables in the decision-making process for AMHS technology selection in semiconductor wafer size transitions: Exploratory study,” IEEE Transactions on Semiconductor Manufacturing, vol. 25, 2012, pp. 408-419.
  • S. Hong, A. Johnson, H. Carlo, D. Nazzal, and J.A. Jimenez. “Optimizing the location of crossovers in conveyor-based automated material handling systems in semiconductor wafer fabs,” International Journal of Production Research, vol. 49, 2011, pp. 6199-6226.
  • D. Nazzal, J.A. Jimenez, H. Carlo, A. Johnson, and V. Lasrado, “An analytical model for conveyor-based material handling system with crossovers in semiconductor wafer fabs”, IEEE Transactions on Semiconductor Manufacturing, vol. 23, 2010, pp. 468-476.
  • J.A. Jimenez, G.T. Mackulak, and J.W. Fowler, “Levels of capacity and material handling system modeling for factory integration decision making in semiconductor wafer fabs,” IEEE Transactions on Semiconductor Manufacturing, vol. 21, 2008, pp. 600-613.

Sustainable Manufacturing/Supply Chains

  • V. Santana-Viera, J.A. Jimenez, T. Jin, and J. Espiritu, “Implementing factory demand response with on-site renewable energy: A design-of-experiment approach,” International Journal of Production Research, Special Issue on Energy-aware Manufacturing Operations, vol. 53 (23), 2015, pp. 7034–7048.
  • S. Villarreal, J.A. Jimenez, T. Jin, and M. Cabrera-Rios, “Designing a sustainable and distributed generation system for semiconductor wafer fabs”, IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, Special Issue on Automation in Green Manufacturing, vol. 10 (1), 2013, pp. 16-26.

OR and Statistics Applied to Improving Manufacturing Systems

  • M. Gard, S.J. Levinson, S.B. Ferraro, and J.A. Jimenez, “A factorial experiment to optimize the small-caliber launcher,” IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, vol. 40 (1), 2012, pp. 118-123.
  • B. Asiabanpour, D.T. Vejandla, J.A. Jimenez, and C. Novoa, “Optimizing the automated plasma cutting process by design of experiments,” International Journal of Rapid Prototyping, vol. 1 (1), 2009, pp. 19-40.

Big Data Analytics

  • F. Lopez, T. Ekin, J.A. Jimenez, and F. Mendez, “Risk diversified territory design for a micro finance institution,” Journal of Industrial and Management Optimization. Accepted.
  • F. Lopez, T. Ekin, F. Mendez, and J.A. Jimenez, “Hybrid heuristic for dynamic location-allocation on micro-credit territory design,” Computacion y Sistemas, vol. 19 (4), 2015, pp. 783–804.

 Advanced Manufacturing

  • D. Um, B. Asiabanpour, and J. Jimenez, “A flexible micro manufacturing system for micro parts assembly via micro visual sensing and EAP based grasping,” Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Systems, vol. 8 (2), 2009, pp. 137-152.

Engineering Education

  • B. Stapleton, B. Asiabanpour, J.A. Jimenez, and D. Um, “An REU experience with micro assembly workcell research,” American Journal of Engineering Education, vol. 1 (1), 2010.