Dr. Wang

Dr. Hsueh-Ming Steve Wang

Chair of the Engineering Science Management Department
Office: University Center 157
Phone: 907-786-1914
Email: swang8@uaa.alaska.edu
Website: http://afhsw1.uaa.alaska.edu/

Biography

Honors and Awards

2010 Meritorious Service Award of American Society for Engineering Management
2005 Personal Quality Award of Chinese Society for Quality, Taiwan
2003 Second Grade Medal for Senior Excellent Voluntary Counseling from Taiwan Government
1999 Medal of Scholarship, Second Class from Taiwan government 
1994 Order of Loyalty and Diligence from Taiwan government
1993 Medal of Excellent Efficiency: for excellent researchers from Taiwan government 
1992 Gold Hand Medal: for excellent voluntary counseling from Taiwan government

Education

1999 Ph.D., Industrial and Systems Engineering, Lehigh University, PA
1999 M.S., Management of Technology, Lehigh University, PA
1989 Master of Manufacturing Engineering, Northwestern University, IL 
1983 B.S., Mechanical Engineering, National Chung Chang Institute of Technology, Taiwan

Career History

Academic Appointments

  • Associate professor, Chair of ESM department, University of Alaska, Anchorage
  • Adj. Beijing Cohort EMBA program for University of Taxes, Arlington
  • Assistant Professor, Coordinator of ESM program, University of Alaska, Anchorage
  • Assistant Professor, Director of EMBA program, Chang Gung University, Taiwan

Patents

"Method for measurement and verification of the optimum optical path for ring laser gyroscope"

  • United States Patent, Patent No.: US6,396,585 B1, May 28, 2002.
  • Taiwan Patent, Patent No.: Invention 129672, March, 2001.

Invited Talks, Commentaries and Works

  • “Quality Management System, ISO 9001:2008,” for CH2MHILL and American Society for Quality, Alaska Section, BP Energy Center, Oct. 29, 2009.
  • “Unlimited infinite – leading in the fundamental change,” Providence University, Taiwan, June, 18, 2009.
  • “Sustainability,” American Society for Quality, Alaska Section, BP Energy Center, March, 12, 2009.
  • “My humble observation for quality management in Alaska,” American Society for Quality, Alaska Section, BP Energy Center, January, 22, 2009.
  • “EQUATOR AQUARIAN CLINIC – Pediatric Health Care Center, Rwanda, East Africa,” Project Engineer for Design for Children Competition, January, 15, http://designforthechildren.org/index.php.
  • “Program Management- Recent research on program management of Alaska Pipelines”, National Project Management Association (NPMA), Taiwan, June, 24, 2008.
  • “The emerging trend of education program for engineering and science management,” Master Speech, Beijing Industrial University, China, May, 2008.
  • “The emerging trend of education program for project management,” Master Speech, Beijing Industrial University, China, May, 2008.
  • “The emerging trend and development of project management,” Keynote Speaker of the annual meeting of National Project Management Association (NPMA), Taiwan, Jan, 2008, Taiwan.
  • “The emerging trend of project management – project portfolio management,” ConocoPhillips, Anchorage, Dec. 2007.
  • “The application of blue ocean strategy and model simulation,” Top Level Managers Forum, Chang Gung Medical Center, Taiwan, March, 2006.
  • “The historical survey of the high-tech development and encouragement strategies for R&D activities in Hsinchu science park of Taiwan,” Hanbat University Forum, South Korean, June, 2005.
  • “Six sigma quality management,” Top Level of Quality Managers Forum, Department of Rapid Transit Systems, Taipei City Government , March, 2004 (in Chinese).

Teaching Responsibilities

  • ESM 601 Engineers in Organization
  • ESM 605 Engineering Economy
  • ESM 617 Technology Management
  • ESM 620 Statistics for ESM
  • ESM 623 Total Quality Management
  • ESM 694J Fundamentals of Interdisciplinary Research
  • PM 616 Project Quality Management
  • PM 614 Project Cost Management
  • Project Management (University of Taxes, Arlington)

Professional and Departmental Service

Professional Memberships

  • Illuminating Engineering Society (IES)
  • American Society Engineering Management (ASEM)
  • American Society for Quality (ASQ)
  • Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE)
  • Project Management Institute (PMI)
  • Toastmaster International, CTM, CL.
  • Institute for Operations Research and the Management Science (INFORMS)
  • Chinese Society for Quality (CSQ), Taiwan
  • Chinese Society for Management of Technology, Taiwan

Professional Services

  • Session Chair for “Innovation Management for Sustainability” of Institute of Operation Management and the Management Science (INFORMS), USA, 2010
  • Committee of Sustainability Action Board, University of Alaska Anchorage, 2010-present
  • Editor of Practice Periodical, American Society Engineering Management (ASEM), 2009-presentBoard member, American Society Engineering Management (ASEM), 2009-present
  • Program Chair, Engineering Economy Track, Annual Meeting of Institute of Industrial Engineers, 2011
  • Communications Director, Engineering Economy Division Board, Institute of Industrial Engineers, 2009-2010
  • Session Chair for “Technology Change Management for Sustainability” of Institute of Operation Management and the Management Science (INFORMS), USA, 2009
  • Member of National Coalition Building Institute (NCBI) of University of Alaska Anchorage (Since 2009)
  • International Organizing Committee Chair, The 4th International Project Management Conference (PROMAC 2008), Anchorage, September, 2008
  • Section chair of the 2006 International Conference of Management of Healthcare and Biotechnology Industry, Taipei, July 2006
  • Voluntary Supervisor for psychological counselors of Taipei Counseling Center; 2003 to 2007
  • Chairperson of the publish affair committee in CSQ, Taiwan; 2003 to 2007
  • Member of the international affair committee in CSQ, Taiwan; 2002 to 2007
  • Observer, board meeting of Asian Network for Quality in Tokyo, Japan; 2005
  • Volunteer, psychological counselors of Taipei Counseling Center; 2000 to 2003 and 1990 to 1995
  • VP of student chapter, Lehigh University for Society of Manufacturing Engineering; 1999
  • President, Chinese Student Association of Lehigh University; 1998.

Research Interests

Supervised Research Projects

  • Optimal Analysis of a Hybrid Solar-Wind Power Generation System with LPSP technology for LED Lighting System on UAA Campus
  • Economical Analysis of Alaska Street Lights by using Light-Emitting Diode (LED) technology
  • Replacement Analysis of Alaska Street Lights by using Light-Emitting Diode (LED) energy saving technology
  • Ubiquitous computing for an RFID system innovation for health evaluation center of Chang Gung Memorial Hospital implemented by Six Sigma

Publications

Journal Papers

  • H. M. S. Wang, S. P. Wang, W. Lee, “Reducing client waiting time in a Health Evaluation Center using the Design for Six Sigma method,” IIE Transactions on Healthcare Systems Engineering, ISBN 1948-8300 (Submitted on July 28, 2010).
  • H. M. S. Wang, K. M. Spohn, LuAnn Piccard, Lei Yao, “Feasibility Study of the Wind Power Generation System at Arctic Valley of Anchorage,” Engineering Management Journal, ISBN 1042-9247, pp.21-33, September, 2010.
  • H. M. S. Wang, “Important factors for organizational performance evaluation through implementation of earned value management (EVM) in the north Taiwan,” Journal of Project Management Society, Japan (Accepted on August 18, 2008).
  • H. M. S. Wang, “The emerging trend and development of project management,” Manager Today, pp.146-157, Taiwan, April, 2008 (Invited in Chinese).
  • H. M. S. Wang, G. Sathyanarayanan, and Louis Plebani, “Modeling considerations for ultrasonic machining,” Abrasives Magazine, Oct/Nov, 1998; pp. 16-24.
  • H. M. S. Wang, Mi-Hsiang Wen and Lung Yung Lin, “Introduction of micro electromechanical systems (MEMS),” Hsin Hsin Bimonthly of CSIST, 1994 (in Chinese).

Books and Chapters

  • H. M. S. Wang, Six Sigma Project Management, Chinese Society for Quality, 2nd Edition, March 2005 (in Chinese).
  • H. M. S. Wang, Management of the technology change for the PC based information system, MS thesis, Lehigh University, Jan. 1999.
  • H. M. S. Wang, Analysis of the effect of the process parameters on material removal rate in Ultrasonic Machining, PhD Dissertation, Lehigh University, Jan. 1999.
  • H. M. S. Wang, G. Sathyanarayanan, and Louis Plebani, “Ultrasonic machining: 1907 to present,” Manufacturing Science and Technology, Vol. 2 ASME, 1997, pp. 169-176.
  • H. M. S. Wang, G. Sathyanarayanan, and Louis Plebani, “Effect of creep feed grinding parameters on strength and finish of alumina,” Composites and Functionally Graded Materials, ASME, 1997, pp. 411-415.
  • H. M. S. Wang, Vibration control in a high-speed gantry type CNC machine, Project report for Master of Manufacturing Engineering, Northwestern University, Sept. 1989.

Conference Papers & Presentations

  • H. Wang, O. Bukhtiyarov, J. Chen, “Reliability Analysis of LED Based Streetlights on the Temperature effect,” IES Annual Conference, Toronto., Nov. 5-9, 2010.
  • Leslie Simmons, H. M. S. Wang, “The Critical Factors for Decision-making of the Technology Policies of the Industrialized Countries for Municipal Solid Waste Management”INFORMS, Austin, TX, Nov. 7-10, 2010.
  • H. M. S. Wang, Muchiu Chang "Cognitive Oriented Integration for Innovation Management," INFORMS, Austin, TX, Nov. 7-10, 2010.
  • Seong Dae Kim, H. M. S. Wang, "Curriculum Development for the Innovation Management Program for sustainability," INFORMS, Austin, TX, Nov. 7-10, 2010.
  • Peter Lang & H. M. S. Wang, "Agility Management for the Project Sustainability," INFORMS, Austin, TX, Nov. 7-10, 2010.
  • H. M. S. Wang, Oleg Bukhtiyarov, Jimmy Chen, “Analysis of the Warranty Limits for LED Based Streetlights by the Temperature Effect,”2010 International Conference on e-Business Engineering (ICEBE 2010), Shanghai, China, Oct. 20-22, 2010.
  • H. M. S. Wang, L. Piccard, C. Pedersen, L. Yao, “Schedule Slip Forecasting for Oil and Gas Engineering Projects,” ASEM, Spring Field, MO, Oct. 15, 2009.
  • K. M. Spohn, H. M. S. Wang, L. Piccard,L. Yao, “Wind Power Generation System Design for Arctic Valley in Anchorage, Alaska,” ASEM, Spring Field, MO, Oct. 15, 2009.
  • L. Piccard, H. M. S. Wang, L. Yao, “Patent Mapping for Forecasting the Technology change of Light Emitted Diode (LED) Street lights,” INFORMS, San Diego, CA, Oct. 12, 2009.
  • O. Bukhtiyarov, L. Piccard, H. M. S. Wang, “Optimization Analysis of Warranty for the Technology Change of LED streetlights,” INFORMS, San Diego, CA, Oct. 12, 2009.
  • L. Yao, L. Piccard, H. M. S. Wang, “Replacement Analysis of Small off-grid Nuclear Reactors, ,” INFORMS, San Diego, CA, Oct. 12, 2009.
  • M. S. Wang, He Liu, LuAnn Piccard, “Optimal Analysis of a Hybrid Solar-Wind Power Generation System with LPSP Technology for LED Lighting System,” INFORMS, San Diego, CA, Oct. 12, 2009.
  • H. M. S. Wang, “RFID in Grouped-Patient Waiting Time of Health Evaluation Center,” IIE, Miami, May 30, 2009
    H. M. S. Wang, “Sustainability Design and Analysis of Light-Emitting Diode (LED) System,” INFORMS, Washington, D. C., Oct. 14, 2008.
  • H. M. S. Wang, Helen Liu, Jimmy Chen, “Replacement Analysis of the LED lighting Systems,” the 4th Annual International Project Management Conference (PROMAC 2008), Anchorage, September 15th, 2008.
  • H. M. S. Wang, Lin-Cheung Chen, Helen Liu, & Jang Ra, “Analysis of the Future R&D Collaboration and Competition Strategies for ICT & FPD Industries between Taiwan and South Korea, Annual meeting of Production and Operation Management Society (POMS), May 8th, 2008.
  • H. M. S. Wang, “Reducing Patient Waiting Time in a Health Evaluation Center Using the Six Sigma Method,” INFORMS, Seattle, Nov. 6, 2007.
  • H. M. S. Wang, “Adaptive control of the patient scheduling with RFID technology in a health evaluation center” 37th Annual Meeting of the Decision Sciences Institute, San Antonio, USA, Nov. 2006.
  • H. M. S. Wang, Yuan Tz Ho, “Analysis of the brand equity for Essence of Chicken in the Taiwan health food market,” 2006 International Conference of Management of Healthcare and Biotechnology Industry, Taipei, July 2006.
  • H. M. S. Wang, Chien-Ting Lee, “Designing the Stock Trading Processes in the Proprietary Trading Department of a Securities Firm by Utilizing Six Sigma Method,” IFORMS Annual Meeting San Francisco, USA, Nov. 2005.
  • H. M. S. Wang, Wenyih Lee and Da-Ren He, “Uncertainty estimation of calibration curve in chemical analysis,” Proceedings of the 3rd ANQ Congress and 19th Asia Quality Symposium, Sept 2005, Taipei, Taiwan, pp. 819-828.
  • H. M. S. Wang, “Verification of the conditions for implementation of Earned Value Management (EVM) methodology in the governmental R&D organization in Taiwan,” Proceedings of Portland International Conference for Management of Engineering and Technology (PICMET), Portland, OR, U.S.A., July, 2005.
  • H. M. S. Wang, M. Y. Huang, and F. S. Lin, “A study for the strategies of total quality management in Taiwan,” Proceedings of the 2001 Conference of Asian Quality Association, Daijeon, Korea, Nov. 2001, pp. 43-46.
  • H. M. S. Wang, Chaug Liang Hsu and Lung Yung Lin, “The application of Petri Nets for supply chain management,” Proceedings to The Sixth International Automation Conference, Taipei, Taiwan, May 2000, pp. 941-955.
  • H. M. S. Wang, Mi-Hsiang Wen and Lung Yung Lin, “A Stochastic approach to predict fracture zone and material removal rate in Ultrasonic Machining,” Proceedings of International Precision Engineering Conference, Singapore, March 2000.
  • H. M. S. Wang, Mi-Hsiang Wen, and Lung Yung Lin, “The measurement algorithm for the quality control of the interface between optic and mechanical device,” Proceedings of International Precision Engineering Conference, Singapore, March 2000.
  • H. M. S. Wang, Mi-Hsiang Wen, and Lung Yung Lin, “Low cost design for the CIM of different types of CNC controller,” Proceedings of Second International Conference on Manufacturing Technology, Hong Kong, Dec 1993.
  • H. M. S. Wang, Mi-Hsiang Wen, and Lung Yung Lin, “Improvement of rotary ultrasonic deep hole drilling of glass ceramics-Zerodur,” Proceedings of Seminar of the 7th international precision engineering, Kobe, Japan, May 1993.