Nichalin S. Summerfield, Ph.D.


Assistant Professor, Department of Operations and Information Systems

Manning School of Business, The University of Massachusetts Lowell

Office: PTB-432     Office Phone: 978-934-5525

Cell Phone: 520-204-7759   

Work Email: nichalin_summerfield@uml.edu

Personal Email: nichalin.summerfield@outlook.com

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:: Curriculum Vitae :: Schedule ::

EDUCATION

Ph.D. Management (Operations Management, minor in Economics), 2010

Department of Management Information Systems, University of Arizona


M.S. Management Information Systems, 2005

Department of Management Information Systems, University of Arizona


B.Eng.Electrical Engineering (Honors), 1998

Sirindhorn International Institute of Technology, Thammasat University, Thailand


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2016-Present Assistant Professor, Operations and Information Systems Department, University of Massachusetts Lowell

2012-2016 Lecturer, Decision and Information Sciences Department, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

2010-2011 Part-time Lecturer, Management Information Systems Department, University of Arizona

2004-2005 Part-time Software Engineer, Phoenix Mars Lander Project, Lunar and Planetary Lab, University of Arizona

1998-2003 IT Consultant, Accenture, Bangkok, Thailand


PUBLICATIONS


Refereed Journal Articles in Operations & Supply Chain Management

Summerfield, N.S., Dror, M., and Cohen, M.A. (2015) "City Streets Parking Enforcement Inspection Decisions: The Chinese Postman's Perspective," European Journal of Operational Research, 242(1):149-160. link

Summerfield, N.S. and Dror, M. (2013) "Biform Game: Reflection as a Stochastic Programming Problem," International Journal of Production Economics, 142:124-129. link

Summerfield, N.S. and Dror, M. (2012) "Stochastic Programming for Decentralized Newsvendor with Transshipment," International Journal of Production Economics, 137:292-303. link

Suakkaphong, N. and Dror, M. (2011) "Managing Decentralized Inventory and Transshipment," Top - Journal of the Spanish Society of Statistics and Operations Research, 19(2):480-506. link


Refereed Journal Articles in Analytics & Information Systems

Suakkaphong, N., Zhang, Z., and Chen, H. (2011) "Disease Named Entity Recognition Using Semi-Supervised Learning and Conditional Random Fields," Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (JASIST), 62(4):727-737. link

Netcharasaeng, N., Suakkaphong, N., Tungthangthum, A., and Chintrakulchai, P. (1999) "Database for Registration System at SIIT," Thammasat International Journal of Science and Technology, 4(1):19-26.


Conference Proceedings

Dang, Y., Zhang, Y., Suakkaphong, N., Larson, C., and Chen, H. (2008) "An Integrated Approach to Mapping Worldwide Bioterrorism Research Capabilities," IEEE International Conference on Intelligence and Security Informatics, 212-214.

Dang, Y., Suakkaphong, N., Zhang, Y., Wakhare, R., Chen, H., and Larson, C. (2007) "Mapping Bioterrorism Agents Research Literature," Advances in Disease Surveillance, 4:156.


In Preparation

A Data Analytics Approach for Studying Patient No-Shows, with A. Dag, N. Ajgaonkar, R. Balan, and A. Oztekin (Status: Submitted to JORS)

Expected Value of Perfect Information of Demand in Propane Distribution Problem, with M. Dror (Status: Writing, Target: EJOR)

Leverage Data Analytics and Game Theory to Study Complex Urban Transportation, with D. Chen and A. Deokar (Status: On-going)


Refereed Conference Papers Presented

2011 Stochastic Programming Framework for Decentralized Inventory with Transshipment MSOM Society Annual Conference, Ann Arbor, Michigan, June 26-28

2009 Managing Decentralized Distribution: Insights and Incentives for Collaboration International Conference on Game Theory (20th Summer Festival on Game Theory), Stony Brook, New York, July 13-17


Non-refereed Conference Papers Presented

"Expected Value of Perfect Information of Demand in Propane Distribution Problem"

2017 INFORMS Annual Meeting, Houston, TX, October 22-25


"City Streets Parking Enforcement Inspection Decisions: The Chinese Postman's Perspective"

2014 INFORMS Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, November 9-12

2012 INFORMS Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, October 14-17 (Presented by M. Dror)


"Biform Game: Reflection as a Stochastic Programming Problem"

2011 INFORMS Annual Meeting, Charlotte, NC, November 13-16

2011 MSOM Annual Conference, Ann Arbor, MI, June 26-28 (Poster session)

2011 Public Economic Theory Conference, Bloomington, IN, June 2-4 (Presented by M. Dror)


"Stochastic Programming Framework for Decentralized Inventory with Transshipment"

2011 INFORMS Annual Meeting, Charlotte, NC, November 13-16


"Managing Decentralized Distribution: Insights and Incentives for Collaboration"

2009 INFORMS Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, October 11-14

2009 DOMinant Workshop on Inventory Routing and Fleet-Size-and-Mix Problems, Molde, Norway, September 20-22 (Presented by M. Dror)

2009 INFORMS Western Regional Conference, Phoenix, AZ, April 23-24


AWARDS

2016 Thomas J. Higginson Awards for Excellence in Teaching, Charlton College of Business, UMass Dartmouth

2015 Research Award, Charlton College of Business, UMass Dartmouth

2015 Provost's Best Practices Awards for Innovative Use of Technology, UMass Dartmouth

2009 James F. LaSalle Award for Teaching Excellence, U of Arizona

2009 Dean's Research Award, Eller College of Management, U of Arizona

2009 Dean's Teaching Award, Eller College of Management, U of Arizona

2009 GPSC Travel Grant, U of Arizona (Intl. conf. on Game Theory, Stony Brook, NY)

2009 GPSC Travel Grant, U of Arizona (INFORMS 2009, San Diego, CA)

2008 Dean's Teaching Award, Eller College of Management, U of Arizona

2005-2010 Graduate Research/Teaching Assistantship, U of Arizona


GRANT

2017-2019 University of Massachusetts Lowell $10,000 Seed Grant, "Leverage Data Analytics and Game Theory to Study Complex Urban Transportation" (PI: D. Chen, Co-PI: A. Deokar and N. Summerfield)


TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Assistant Professor, Operations Management, University of Massachusetts Lowell

POMS.3010 Operations Management (fall 2016-Spring 2018)

POMS.6120 Statistics for Predictive Analytics (fall 2016, fall 2017)


Lecturer, Operations Management, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

Business Statistics (fall 2012-spring 2016)

Business Statistics - Fully Online (summer 2014-spring 2016)

Quantitative Business Analysis (fall 2012-fall 2015)

Applied Decision Models (fall 2012-spring 2014)

Business Logistics (spring 2015-spring 2016)


Instructor, Management Information Systems, University of Arizona

Operations Management - for MS MIS (fall 2011)

Project Management - for MS MIS (fall 2011)

Business Intensive II - OM for Accelerated MBA (summer 2011)

Production and Operations Management I (fall 2010, spring 2011)

Basic Operations Management (winter 2008)

Using and Managing Information Systems (summer II & winter 2007)


Teaching Assistant, University of Arizona

Managing for Quality Improvement (2007-2010)

Production and Operations Management I (2007-2009)

Production and Operations Management II (2009)

Knowledge Management (2007)


PROFESSIONAL SERVICE TO UNIVERSITY

Member, Teaching Excellence Committee, Manning School of Business, UMass Lowell, 2017-2018

Member, Undergraduate Program & Standards Committee, Manning School of Business, UMass Lowell, 2016-2018

Co-advisor, OIS Club, Manning School of Business, UMass Lowell, 2016-2017

Member, Research Advancement Committee, Manning School of Business, UMass Lowell, 2016

Member, Departmental Curriculum Committee, DIS Department, UMass Dartmouth, 2012-2016

Member, MIS Lecturer Search Committees, UMass Dartmouth, 2014-2015

Founding Faculty Advisor, Management Consulting Club, UMass Dartmouth, 2013-2015

Member, AACSB Participants Committee, Charlton College of Business, 2013-2015

Course Coordinator of POM333, Charlton College of Business, UMass Dartmouth, 2012-2015

Member, Math & Business Center Director Search Committees, UMass Dartmouth, 2013-2014

Volunteer, Academic Advising Center, UMass Dartmouth, 2013-2014

Member, Research Committee, Charlton College of Business, UMass Dartmouth, 2012-2013


PEER REVIEW

Manuscript Reviewer, Manufacturing & Service Operations Management (M&SOM)

Manuscript Reviewer, European Journal of Operational Research (EJOR)

Manuscript Reviewer, International Journal of Production Economics (IJPE)

Manuscript Reviewer, International Journal of Production Research (IJPR)

Manuscript Reviewer, Journal of the Operational Research Society (JORS)

Manuscript Reviewer, Decision Support Systems (DSS)

Ad Hoc Conference Reviewer, 2011 Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS 2011)

Ad Hoc Conference Reviewer, 2011 International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS 2011)

Ad Hoc Conference Reviewer, 2010 International Conference on Electronic Business (ICEB 2010)


PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS)

Manufacturing & Service Operations Management (M&SOM)

Production and Operations Management Society (POMS)

Decision Sciences Institute (DSI)


RELATED TECHNICAL SKILLS

Programming Language: Python, Java, SQL, Visual Basic, C, html

Software/Tools: CPLEX, R, Mathematica, Latex, MS Office, Blackboard


LANGUAGE

English: Fluent

Thai: Native language



Last updated:1/22/2018