Reinaldo J. Moraga

Associate Professor, Industrial and Systems Engineering
Tel: 815-753-8048


M.S. (1999), Ph.D. (2002) in Industrial Engineering, University of Central Florida

Research Interests

Simulation Models, Applied Operations Research, Scheduling, Meta-heuristics, Supply Chain Management, and Disaster Operations Management.

Work Experience

  • Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, NIU (2005-present)
  • Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Central Florida (2005)
  • Department of Industrial Engineering, University of Bio Bio, Chile (1995-2004)

Professional Associations and Honors

  • Member of the Institute of Industrial Engineers (2000-present)
  • 2003 IIE/Pritsker Best Dissertation Award

Selected Publications

  • Moraga, R.J., Rabelo L., Sarmiento A., A Methodology for Monitoring and Analyzing the Supply Chain Behavior. Handbook of Computational Intelligence in Manufacturing and Production Management, D. Laha and P. Mandal (Eds.) (Forthcoming.)
  • Rabelo, L., M. Helal, C. Lertpattarapong, R. Moraga, and A. Sarmiento, Using System Dynamics, Neural Nets, and Eigenvalues to Analyze Supply Chain Behavior–A Case Study. International Journal of Production Research (Forthcoming).
  • Alvarado K., L. Rabelo, R.J. Moraga, S. Quijada, F. Gruber, and J. Sepulveda, Application of SCOR to E-Government: A Case Study. Int. J. of Simulation and Process Modeling, Vol. 3, No.3 pp. 99 – 114. 2007.
  • Rabelo, L., Helal, M., Dawson, J.W. and Moraga, R.J., Detecting and analyzing patterns in Supply Chain behavior, International Journal of Simulation and Process Modeling, Vol. 2, Nos. 3/4, pp.197–208. 2006.
  • Rabelo, L., J.A. Sepulveda, J. Compton, R.J. Moraga, and R. Turner, Disaster and Prevention Management for the Space Shuttle During Lift-Off. Disaster Prevention and Management: An International Journal, Vol. 15, No. 2, pp 262-274. 2006.
  • Rabadi, G., R.J. Moraga, and A. Al-Salem, Heuristic Approaches for the Unrelated Parallel Machine Scheduling Problem with Machine-Dependent Setup Times. Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing, Vol. 17, No. 1, pp. 85-97. 2006.

Research Projects

Research projects funded by various industry agents including Bergstrom, HydraForce and Nestle.


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