Maged Dessouky

Professor and Director of The Daniel J. Epstein Institute
Daniel J. Epstein Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0193
Phone: 213-740-4891
Fax: 213-740-1120
Email: maged@usc.edu

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Education:

Dr. Dessouky received his B.S. and M.S. degrees in Industrial Engineering from Purdue University in 1984 and 1987, respectively. He obtained his Ph.D. degree in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research from the University of California at Berkeley in 1992.


Experience:

His research has been funded by the National Science Foundation, Society of Manufacturing Engineers, PATH, Caltrans, FTA, and Department of Defense. He was recipient of the 2007 Transportation Science & Logistics Best Paper Prize ("Optimal Slack Time for Schedule-Based Transit Operations"). He is a Fellow of the Institute of Industrial Engineers. Dr. Dessouky was a recipient of IIE Operations Research Division Excellence in Teaching Award, the USC Associates Award in Teaching (Top University Award for Teaching), Alpha Pi Mu/Omega Rho Outstanding Teacher of the Year in Industrial Systems Engineering, the USC Award for Excellence in Teaching, and the TRW School of Engineering Teacher Award. He is area/associate editor of Computers & Industrial Engineering, IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems, and IIE Transactions,on the Editorial Board of Transportation Research Part B: Methodological and Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review, previously served as Area Editor of ACM Transactions of Modelling and Computer Simulation, and is listed in Who's Who in Science and Engineering.

 

Refereed Journal Articles:
(in print or accepted; names listed in order of authorship)

1. Transportation and Service --

  • "Optimizing Efficiency and Operations at a California Safety-Net Endoscopy Center: A Modeling and Simulation Approach," to appear GIE: Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, 2014 (L. W. Day, D. Belson, M. M. Dessouky, C. Hawkins, and M. Hogan) (PDF)

  • "Control Rules for Dispatching Trains on General Networks with Multiple Train Speeds," Conference Proceedings Transport Research Arena 2014 , Paris, France, 2014 (S. Mu and M. M. Dessouky) (PDF)

  • "Ridesharing: the State-of-the-art and Future Directions," Transportation Research Part B: Methodological , 57, 28-46, 2013 (M. Furuhata, M. M. Dessouky, F. Ordonez, M. Brunet, X. Wang, S. Koenig) (PDF)

  • "Efficient Dispatching Rules on Double Tracks with Heterogeneous Train Traffic," Transportation Research Part B: Methodological , 51, 45-64, 2013 (S. Mu, and M. M. Dessouky) (PDF)

  • " Evaluation of Transportation Practices in the California Cut Flower Industry," Interfaces, 43, 182-193, 2013 (C. Nguyen, A. Toriello, M. M. Dessouky, and J. E. Moore) (PDF)

  • " Facility Location with Demand Uncertainty: Response to a Large-scale Bioterror Attack," in Special Issue on Disasaster Planning and Logistics in Socio-Economic Planning Sciences Economics , 46, 78-87, 2012 (P. Murali, F. Ordonez, and M. M. Dessouky) (PDF)

  • "A Stochastic Mixed-integer Programming Approach to the Energy-Technology Management Problem, " in Special Issue on Energy Management and Economics in Computers & Industrial Engineering , 63, 594-606, 2012 (S. Stoyan and M. M. Dessouky)(PDF)

  • "Scheduling Freight Trains Traveling on Complex Networks," Transportation Research Part B: Methodological , 45, 1103-1123, 2011 (S. Mu, and M. M. Dessouky) (PDF)

  • "The Perishable Inventory Management System with A Minimum Volume Constraint," Journal of the Operational Research Society , 62, 2063-2082, 2011 (Z. Shen, M. M. Dessouky, and F. Ordonez) (PDF)

  • "A Model and Algorithm for the Courier Delivery Problem with Uncertainty," Transportation Science , 44, 193-205, 2010 (I. Sungur, F. Ordonez, M. M. Dessouky, Y. Ren, and H. Zhong) (PDF)

  • "The Multi-shift Vehicle Routing Problem with Overtime, " Computers & Operations Research , 37, 1987-1998, 2010 (Y. Ren, M. M. Dessouky, and F. Ordonez) (PDF)

  • "A Delay Estimation Technique for Single and Double-track Railroads," Transportation Research, Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review , 46, 483-495, 2010 (P. Murali, M. M. Dessouky, F. Ordonez, and K. Palmer) (PDF)

  • "The Stochastic Vehicle Routing Problem for Minimum Unmet Demand," Optimization and Logistics Challenges in the Enterprise , Springer Series on Optimization and its Applications, 2009 (Z. Shen, F. Ordóñez, and M. M. Dessouky) (PDF)

  • "Heuristic Approach for the Integrated Inventory-distribution Problem," Computers and Industrial Engineering , 56, 1519-1534, 2009 (T. Abdelmaguid, M. M. Dessouky, and F. Ordonez) (PDF)

  • "A Mixed Integer Programming Approach for Allocating Operating Room Capacity," Journal of the Operational Research Society , 60, 663-673, 2009 (B. Zhang, P. Murali , M. M. Dessouky, and D. Belson) (PDF)

  • "A Two-stage Vehicle Routing Model for Large-scale Bioterrrorism Emergencies," Networks , 54, 255269, 2009 (Z. Shen, F. Ordonez, and M. M. Dessouky) (PDF)

  • "Sustainable Reverse Logistics for Distribution of Industrial Waste/By-Products: A Joint Optimization of Operation and Environmental Costs ," Supply Chain Forum: An International Journal , 9, 1, 2008 (H. Pourmohammadi, M. M. Dessouky, and M. Rahimi) (PDF)

  • "A Simulation Study of Demand Responsive Transit System Design," Transportation Research, Part A: Policy and Practice , 42, 718-737, 2008 (L. Quadrifoglio, M. M. Dessouky, and F. Ordóñez) (PDF)

  • "Factors Influencing Productivity and Operating Cost of Demand Responsive Transit," Transportation Research, Part A: Policy and Practice , 42, 503-523, 2008 (K. Palmer, M. M. Dessouky, and Z. Zhou) (PDF)

  • "A Robust Optimization Approach for the Capacitated Vehicle Routing Problem with Demand Uncertainty," IIE Transactions , 40, 509523, 2008 (I Sungur, F. Ordóñez, and M. M. Dessouky) (PDF)

  • "Real-time Arrival Estimation at the Nodes of Dynamic Stochastic Networks," IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems , 9, 97-110, 2008 (H. Jula, M. M. Dessouky, and P. Ioannou) (PDF)

  • "Optimal Service Capacity for a Single-Bus Mobility Allowance Shuttle Transit (MAST) System," Transportation Research, Part B: Methodological , 42, 135-146, 2008 (J. Zhao and M. M. Dessouky) (PDF)

  • "Mobility Allowance Shuttle Transit (MAST) Services: MIP Formulation and Strengthening with Logic Constraints," European Journal of Operational Research , 185, 481-494, 2008 (L. Quadrifoglio, M. M. Dessouky, and F. Ordóñez) (PDF)

  • "A Priori Performance Measures for Arc-Based Formulations of the Vehicle Routing Problem," Transportation Research Record , 2032, 53-62, 2007 (F. Ordóñez, I Sungur, and M. M. Dessouky) (PDF)

  • "Sensitivity Analyses over the Service Area for Mobility Allowance Shuttle Transit (MAST) Services," Computer-Aided Systems in Public Transport, Springer Series: Lecture Notes in Economics and Mathematical Systems , 2007 (L. Quadrifoglio and M. M. Dessouky) (PDF)

  • "Solution Approaches for Facility Location of Medical Supplies for Large-Scale Emergencies," Computers and Industrial Engineering , 52, 257-276, 2007 (H. Jia, F. Ordóñez, and M. M. Dessouky) (PDF)

  • "Territory Planning and Vehicle Dispatching," Transportation Science , 41, 74-89, 2007 (H. Zhong, R. W. Hall, and M. M. Dessouky) (PDF)

  • "An Insertion Heuristic for Scheduling Mobility Allowance Shuttle Transit (MAST) Services," Journal of Scheduling , 10, 25-40, 2007 (L. Quadrifoglio and M. M. Dessouky) (PDF)

  • "A Modeling Framework for Facility Location of Medical Services for Large-Scale Emergencies" Special Issue of IIE Transactions on Homeland Security , 39, 41-55, 2007 (H. Jia, F. Ordóñez , and M. M. Dessouky) (PDF)

  • "Optimal Slack Time for Schedule-Based Transit Operations," Transportation Science , 40, 529-539, 2006 (J. Zhao, M. M. Dessouky, and S. Bukkapatnam) (PDF)

  • "Structural Optimization with Tabu Search," ASCE Journal of Structural Engineering , 132,1858-1868, 2006 (M. Kargahi, J. C. Anderson, and M. M. Dessouky) (PDF)

  • "Performance and Design of Mobility Allowance Shuttle Transit (MAST) Services: Bounds on the Maximum Longitudinal Velocity," Transportation Science , 40, 351-363, 2006 (L. Quadrifoglio, R. W. Hall, M. M. Dessouky) (PDF)

  • "A New Insertion-based Construction Heuristic for Solving the Pickup and Delivery Problem with Hard Time Windows," European Journal of Operational Research , 175, 672-687, 2006 (Q. Lu and M. M. Dessouky) (PDF)

  • "Genetic Algorithm Approach to the Integrated Inventory-distribution Problem," International Journal of Production Research , 44, 4445-4464, 2006 (T. Abdemaguid, and M. M. Dessouky) (PDF)

  • "A Model for the Fleet Sizing of Demand Responsive Transportation Services with Time Windows," Transportation Research, Part B: Methodological , 40, 651-666, 2006. (M. Diana, M. M. Dessouky, and N. Xia) (PDF)

  • "An Exact Solution Procedure for Determining the Optimal Dispatching Times for Complex Rail Networks," IIE Transactions 38, 141-152, 2006. (M. M. Dessouky, Q. Lu, J. Zhao, R. Leachman) (PDF)

  • "Truck Route Planning in Non-Stationary Stochastic Networks with Time-Windows at Customer Locations," IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Ssystems , 37; 51-63, 2006. (H. Jula, M. M. Dessouky, and P. Ioannou) (PDF)

  • "Waiting Strategies for Dynamic Vehicle Control," Transportation Science , 39, 298-312, 2005 (J. Branke, M. Middendorf, G. Noeth and M. M. Dessouky) (PDF)

  • "Container Movement by Trucks in Metropolitan Networks: Modeling and Optimization," Transportation Research, Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review , 41; 235-259, 2005 (H. Jula, M. M. Dessouky, P. Ioannou, and A. Chassiakos) (PDF)

  • "An Exact Algorithm for the Multiple Vehicle Pickup and Delivery Problem," Transportation Science, 38, 503-514, 2004 (Q. Lu and M. M. Dessouky) (PDF)

  • "Network Design for a Grid Hybrid Transit Service," Transportation Research, Part A: Policy and Practice , 38, 511-530, 2004. (M. Aldaihani, L. Quadrifoglio, M. M. Dessouky, R. Hall) (PDF)

  • "Impacts of Management Practices and Advanced Technologies on Demand Responsive Transit Systems," Transportation Research, Part A: Policy and Practice , 38; 495-509, 2004. (K. Palmer, M. M. Dessouky, and T. Abdelmaguid) (PDF)

  • "Modeling of Train Movements through Complex Networks," ACM Transactions on Modeling and Computer Simulation , 14; 48-75, 2004 (Q. Lu, M. M. Dessouky, and R. C. Leachman) (PDF)

  • "A New Regret Insertion Heuristic for Solving Large-scale Dial-a-ride Problems with Time Windows," Transportation Research, Part B: Methodological, 38; 539-557, 2004 (M. Diana and M. M. Dessouky) (PDF)

  • "Minimizing the Cost of Availability of Coverage from a Constellation of Satellites: Evaluation of Optimization Methods ," Systems Engineering , 7; 113-122, 2004 (C. Kelley and M. M. Dessouky) (PDF)

  • "Jointly Optimizing Cost, Service, and Environmental Performance in Demand-Responsive Transit Scheduling," Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment , 8; 433-465, 2003 (M. M. Dessouky, M Rahimi, and M. Weidner) (PDF)

  • "Distributed Architecture for Real-Time Coordination of Bus Holding in Transit Networks," IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems , 4; 43-51, 2003 (J. Zhao, S. Bukkapatnam, and M. M. Dessouky) (PDF)

  • "Hybrid Scheduling Methods for Paratransit Operations," Computers & Industrial Engineering , 45; 75-96, 2003 (M. Aldaihani and M. M. Dessouky) (PDF)

  • "Real-Time Control of Buses for Schedule Coordination at a Terminal," Transportation Research, Part A: Policy and Practice , 37; 145-164, 2003. (M. M. Dessouky, R. Hall, L. Zhang, and A. Singh) (PDF)

  • "A Hierarchical Task Model for Dispatching in Computer-Assisted Demand-Responsive Paratransit Operation," ITS Journal , 6; 199-223, 2001. (M. Rahimi and M. M. Dessouky) (PDF)

  • "Optimal Holding Times at Transfer Stations," Computers & Industrial Engineering , 40; 379-397, 2001. (R. Hall, M. M. Dessouky, and Q. Lu) (PDF)

  • "Bus Dispatching at Timed Transfer Transit Stations Using Bus Tracking Technology," Transportation Research, Part C: Emerging Technologies, 7; 187-208, 1999. (M. M. Dessouky, R. Hall, A. Nowroozi, and Karen Mourikas) (PDF)

  • "A Simulation Modeling Methodology for Analyzing Large Complex Rail Networks," Simulation, 65 (August); 131-142 1995. (M. M. Dessouky and R. C. Leachman) (PDF)

  • "Loans for which the Acquired Asset Serves as the Collateral," Engineering Economist, 40; 127-143, 1995. (G. A. Fleischer, M. M. Dessouky, and S. M. Ng) (PDF)

2. Manufacturing --

  • "An Agent-based Learning Approach for Teaching the Relationship Between Lot Size and Cycle Time," INFORMS Transactions on Education , Vol. 3, No. 1,ite.informs.org/Vol3No1/Dessouky/ 2002. (M. M. Dessouky, J. Rickel, and N. Sadagopan) (PDF)

  • "Sequence-Dependent Batch Chemical Scheduling with Earliness and Tardiness Penalties," International Journal of Production Research , 39; 3085-3107, 2001. (K. McGraw and M. M. Dessouky) (PDF)

  • A Methodology for Developing a Web-based Factory Simulator for Manufacturing Education," IIE Transactions , 33; 167-180, 2001. (M. M. Dessouky, S. Verma, D. Bailey, and J. Rickel) (PDF)

  • "A Loop Material Flow System Design for Automated Guided Vehicles," International Journal of Flexible Manufacturing Systems ," 13; 33-48, 2001. (A. Asef-Vaziri, M. M. Dessouky, and C. Sriskandarajh) (PDF)

  • "Simultaneous Batching and Scheduling for Chemical Processing with Earliness and Tardiness Penalties," Production and Operations Management, 8; 433-444, 1999. (M. M. Dessouky, B. Kijowski and S. Verma) (PDF)

  • "Multistage Hybrid Flowshop Scheduling with Identical Jobs and Uniform Parallel Machines," Journal of Scheduling, 2; 135-150 , 1999. (S. Verma and M. M. Dessouky) (PDF)

  • "A Virtual Plant Modeler for Batch Chemical Processes," Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing, 10; 211-223 , 1999. (C. Robert, M. M. Dessouky, and Y. M. Dessouky) (PDF)

  • "Single-Machine Scheduling of Unit-Time Jobs with Earliness and Tardiness Penalties," Mathematics of Operations Research, 23; 930-943, 1998. (S. Verma and M. M. Dessouky) (PDF)

  • "Flowshop Scheduling with Identical Jobs and Uniform Parallel Machines," European Journal of Operational Research, 109; 620-631, 1998. (M. M. Dessouky, M. I. Dessouky and S. Verma) (PDF)

  • "A Virtual Factory Teaching System in Support of Manufacturing Education," Journal of Engineering Education, 87; 459-467, 1998. (M. M. Dessouky, D. Bailey, S. Verma, G. Bekey, E. Kazlauskas, and S. Adiga) (PDF)

  • "Scheduling Identical Jobs with Unequal Ready Times on Uniform Parallel Machines to Minimize the Maximum Lateness," Computers and Industrial Engineering , 34; 793-806, 1998. (M. M. Dessouky) (PDF)

  • "Using Queueing Network Models to Set Lot-sizing Policies for Printed Circuit Board Assembly Operations," Production and Inventory Management, 39; 38-43, 1998. (M. M. Dessouky) (PDF)

  • "Production Scheduling of Single-Stage Multi-Product Batch Chemical Processes with Fixed Batch Sizes," IIE Transactions , 29; 399-408, 1997. (M. M. Dessouky and B. A. Kijowski) (PDF)

  • "Dynamic Models of Production with Multiple Operations and General Processing Times," Journal of the Operational Research Society, 48; 647-654, 1997. (M. M. Dessouky and R. C. Leachman) (PDF)

  • "A Heuristic-Based Procedure for the Weighted Production Cell Formation Problem," IIE Transactions , 28; 579-589, 1996. (T. Lin, M. M. Dessouky, K. R. Kumar, and S. Ng) (PDF)

  • "Scheduling Multi-Purpose Batch Plants with Junction Constraints," International Journal of Production Research, 34; 525-541, 1995. (Y. M. Dessouky, C. A. Roberts, M. M. Dessouky, and G. Wilson) (PDF)

  • "Design and Scheduling of Flexible Assembly Lines for Printed Circuit Boards," International Journal of Production Research, 33; 757-775, 1995. (M. M. Dessouky, S. Adiga and K. Park) (PDF)

  • "An Optimization-Based Methodology for Release Scheduling," Production and Operations Management, 3; 276-295, 1994. (M. M. Dessouky and R. C. Leachman) (PDF)

  • "Minimizing Production Costs for a Robotic Assembly System," Engineering Costs and Production Economics, 21; 81-92, 1991. (M. M. Dessouky and J. R. Wilson) (PDF)

  • "A Case Study in Parallel Unrelated Machine Scheduling: A Heuristic Approach," Journal of Manufacturing Systems, 6(1); 23-36, 1987. (M. I. Dessouky, Y. M. Dessouky, and M. M. Dessouky) (PDF)


New Submissions:
(submitted for publication; names listed in order of authorship)


  • "A Traffic Assignment Model for a Ridesharing Transportation Market," submitted for publication (H. Xu, F. Ordonez, and M. M. Dessouky) (PDF)

  • "Optimal Ordering and Issuing for Perishable Inventory Management Problem with A Minimum Inventory Volume Constraint," submitted for publication (Y-M Lee, S. Mu, Z. Shen, and M. M. Dessouky) (PDF)

  • "Routing Courier Delivery Services with Urgent Demand," submitted for publication (C. Wang, F. Ordonez, and M. M. Dessouky) (PDF)

  • "Pickup and Delivery Problem for Ridesharing Considering Congestion," submitted for publication (X. Wang, M. M. Dessouky, and F. Ordonez) (PDF)

  • " Online Cost-Sharing Mechanism Design for Demand-Responsive Transportation Systems," submitted for publication (M. Furuhata, K. Daniel, S. Koenig, F. Ordonez, M. M. Dessouky, M. Brunet, L. Cohen, and X. Wang) (PDF)

  • " Consolidation Strategies for the Delivery of Perishable Products," submitted for publication (C. Nguyen, M. M. Dessouky, and A. Toriello) (PDF)

Book Chapter:
(Names listed in order of authorship)

  • "Rapid Distribution of Medical Supplies," Patient Flow: Reducing Delay in Healthcare Delivery  , R. Hall (ed), Springer, 2006. (M. M. Dessouky, F. Ordóñez, H. Jia, Z. Shen) (PDF)

  • "Modeling Patient Flows through the Healthcare System, " Patient Flow: Reducing Delay in Healthcare Delivery  , R. Hall (ed), Springer, 2006. (R. Hall, D. Belson, P. Murali, M. M. Dessouky) (PDF)
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