## Teaching

### Northern Illinois University

Course syllabus, lecture notes, assignments, announcements and other information pertinent to each of the following courses is posted on Blackboard.

- ISYE 439/539 - Six Sigma Performance Excellence and Modern Problem Solving.
- ISYE 461/561 - Warehousing and Distribution Systems.
**Textbook**: Warehouse and Distribution Science by J. Bartholdi and S. Hackman - ISYE 472/572 - Queueing Methods for Services and Manufacturing.
**Textbook**: Queueing Methods for Services and Manufacturing by R.W. Hall, Prentice Hall. - ISYE 650 - Advanced Lean Manufacturing Systems.
**Textbook**: Automation, Production Systems and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing by M.P. Groover, Prentice Hall. - ISYE 660 - Facilities Location and Layout Analysis.
**Textbook**: Facility Layout and Location: An Analytical Approach by R.L. Francis, L.F. McGinnis Jr., and J.A. White, Prentice Hall. - ISYE 671 - Linear Programming and Network Flows.
**Textbook**: Optimization in Operations Research by R. Rardin, Prentice Hall.

### Florida International University

- EIN 3365. Facilities Planning and Material Handling (Fall 2007).
**Textbook**: Facilities Planning by J.A. Tompkins, J.A. White, Y.A. Bozer and J.M.A. Tanchoco, John Wiley and Sons, 3rd edition. - ESI 6316. Applications of OR in Manufacturing (Fall 2006, Fall 2007, Fall 2008).
**Textbook**: Optimization in Operations Research by R. Rardin, Prentice Hall, ISBN 0-02-398415-5. - EIN 6336. Advanced Production Planning and Control (Spring 2007, Spring 2008, Spring 2009).
**Textbook**: Scheduling: Theory, Algorithms and Systems by M. Pinedo, Prentice Hall, 2nd edition. - ESI 6440. Integer Programming (Spring 2008).
**Textbook**: Integer and Combinatorial Optimization by G.L. Nemhauser and L.A. Wolsey, John Wiley and Sons, ISBN 0-471-35943-2. - ESI 6547. Stochastic Models of Industrial Systems (Spring 2009).
**Textbook**: Introduction to Probability Models by S.M. Ross, Academic Press, 9th edition

### State University of New York at Binghamton

- ISE 420. Optimization and Operations Research (Fall 2004).
**Textbook:**Operations Research: An Introduction by H. A. Taha, Prentice Hall, 7th edition. - ISE 421. Modeling and Simulation (Fall 2003).
**Textbook:**Simulation with Arena by W.D. Kelton, R.P. Sadowski, and D.T. Sturrock , McGrawHill, 3rd edition.

### Texas A&M University

- INEN 302. Economic Analysis of Engineering Projects (Fall 2000, Spring-Summer-Fall 2001, Spring 2002).
**Textbook**: Engineering Economy by L.T. Blank and A.J. Tarquin, McGrawHill, 4th edition.

### Contact Info

**Purush Damodaran**

Engineering Building 230

Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL 60115

815-753-5660

pdamodaran@niu.edu