Dr. Wu’s interests include mathematical programming, network optimization, applied operations research, transportation and air traffic systems, digital image processing, pattern recognition, material handling, robot control strategy, flexible manufacturing systems design, group technologies and machine loading. Dr. Wu joined the faculty in 1993. Research areas: Manufacturing Processes and Operations Research
Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University, 1993
M.S., Pennsylvania State University, 1990
B.S., National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan, 1984
Honors and awards
“Improved Deployment of the Tele-Tracking Bedboard Monitoring System,” Children’s Mercy Hospital (Kansas City), $23,680
“Implementation of Non-Contact Strain Measurement Devise for Bridges and Piers,” Kansas Department of Transportation, $7,022
“Patient Flow Analysis and Improvement,” Kansas City VA Medical Center, $120,000
IMSE 685 Principles of Manufacturing Information Systems
IMSE 892 Graduate Seminar in Industrial Engineering
Applied operations research
Transportation and air traffic systems
Digital image processing
Robot control strategy
Flexible manufacturing systems design
Institute of Industrial Engineering (IIE)
Operations Research Society of America (ORSA)
The Institute of Management Sciences (TIMS)
The Mathematical Programming Society
Society of Manufacturing Engineering (SME)
Ben-Arieh D., and Wu, C.-H., “Simulation Study of Patient Flow Improvement Models”, Society of Health Systems Conference, Atlanta, GA,. Feb. 25-28, 2010.
Ben-Arieh, D., Wu, C.-H., and Gullipalli D-K, “DEA Analysis of Kansas Clinics with Sparse Data,” Industrial Engineering Research Conference, June 5-9, 2010, Cancun, Mexico.
Ben-Arieh, D., Wu, C.-H., and Shi Z., “Modeling and Analysis of Acute Inflammatory Response,” Industrial Engineering Research Conference, June 5-9, 2010, Cancun, Mexico.
Ben-Arieh, D., Wu, C.-H., and Shi Z., “A Predictive Tool for H1N1s Progression in the Tissue Level,” Industrial Engineering Research Conference Poster presentation, June 5-9, 2010, Cancun, Mexico.
Larson, K., Zhao W., Peterman, R.J., Beck, T., and Wu, C.-H., “Development of a Laser-Specle Imaging Device to Determine the Transfer Length in Pre-tensioned Concrete Members,” PCI Journal, 2010, in print