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The Harold and Inge Marcus Department of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
Dr. David A. Nembhard
Associate Professor and Harold & Inge Marcus Career Professorship
209 Leonhard Building
University Park, PA 16802
Phone: (814) 863-2447; Fax: (814) 863-4745
Email: dnembhard@psu.edu


Nembhard, D. A. and Young, M. R. “Parametric Empirical Bayes Estimates of Truck Accident Rates,” Journal of Transportation Engineering, 121(4), 359-363, 1995.

Nembhard, D. A. and White, III, C. C. “Applications of Multiobjective Non-Order Preserving Path Selection,” Transportation Science, 31(3), 262-271, 1997.

Uzumeri, M. V. and Nembhard, D. A. “A Population of Learners: A New Way to Measure Organizational Learning,” Journal of Operations Management, 16(5), 515-528, 1998.

Nembhard, D. A. and White, III, C. C. “Multiobjective Non-Order Preserving Path Selection,” IEEE Transactions on Systems Man and Cybernetics, 29(5), 450-459, 1999.

Nembhard, D. A. and Uzumeri, M. V. “An Individual-Based Description of Learning Within an Organization,” [IEEE Engineering Management Society, 2000 Publication Award], IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, 47(3), 370-378, 2000.

Nembhard, D. A., and Uzumeri, M. V. “Experiential Learning and Forgetting for Manual and Cognitive Tasks,” International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics, 25(4), 315-326, 2000.

Nembhard, D. A. “The Effects of Task Complexity and Experience on Learning and Forgetting: A Field Study,” Human Factors, 42(2), 272-286, 2000.

Nembhard, D. A. and Nembhard, H. B. “A Demerits Control Chart for Autocorrelated Data,” Quality Engineering, 13(2), 179-190, 2000.

Nembhard, H. B. and Nembhard, D. A. “The Use of Bayesian Forecasting to Control a Startup Process,” European Journal of Operational Research, 130(2), 437-448, 2001.

Nembhard, D. A. “A Heuristic Approach for Assigning Workers to Tasks Based on Individual Learning Rate,” International Journal of Production Research, 39(9), 1955-1968, 2001.

Nembhard, D.A, and Osothsilp, N. “An Empirical Comparison of Forgetting Models,” IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, 48(3), 283-291, 2001.

Shafer, S. M., Nembhard, D. A., and Uzumeri, M. V. “An Investigation of Learning, Forgetting, and Worker Heterogeneity on Assembly Line Productivity” Management Science, 47(12), 1639-1653, 2001.

Nembhard, D. A. and Osothsilp, N. “An Empirical Study of Task Complexity on the Variability of Learning/Forgetting Parameters,” International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics, 29(5), 297-306, 2002.

Nembhard, D.A. “Mining Human Performance Data,” in The Handbook of Data Mining , Nong, Ye, Editor, Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 2003.

Nembhard, D. A., and Osothsilp, N. "Comments on a Note on An Empirical Comparison of Forgetting Models," IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, 51(2), 235-235, 2004.

Y. V. Ramirez, and Nembhard, D. A. “A Taxonomy of Methods for Measuring Knowledge Worker Productivity,” Journal of Intelectual Capital, 5(4), 602-628, 2004.

Lin J.-H., Radwin, R. G. and Nembhard, D. A. “Ergonomics Applications of a Mechanical Model of the Human Operator in Power Hand Tool Operation,” Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene, 2, 111-119, 2005.

Nembhard, D. A. and Osothsilp, N. “Learning and Forgetting Based Worker Selection for Tasks of Varying Complexity,”Journal of the Operational Research Society, 56, 576-587, 2005.


Nembhard, D. A., Nembhard, H. B., and Qin, R. “A Real Options Model for Workforce Cross Training,” The Engineering Economist, in Press, 2005.

Rothrock, L., and Nembhard, D. A., "Team-In-The-Loop Simulations: Advances In The Study Of Collaboration And Conflict," in International Encyclopedia of Ergonimics and Human Factors 2nd Edition, In Press, 2005.

Nembhard, D. A. “ Cross Training in Production Systems with Human Learning and Forgetting, in Handbook of Industrial and Systems Engineering, A. Badiru, Editor., CRC Press, In Press, 2005.

Working Papers

Nembhard, D. A., Norman B.A., “Flexibility and Responsiveness in Cross-Trained Teams for a Single Product Serial System,” 2005.

Nembhard, D. A. and Shafer, S. M. “The Effects of Workforce Heterogeneity on Productivity in an Experiential Learning Environment,” 2005.

Nembhard, D. A. and Prichanont, K.,“Worker Multi-Functionality in Serial Production with Process Characteristics and Operational Factors,” 2005.

Schultz, K. L., Schoenherr, T. and Nembhard, D. A. “Behavioral Correlation of Work Rates,” 2005.

Nembhard, D. A., Prichanont, K., and Norman, B. A., “Heuristic Approaches for Assigning and Scheduling a Heterogenious Workforce,” 2004.

Nembhard, D. A. and Prichanont, K. “Worker Selection for Cross Training in Serial Production Systems,” 2004.

Nembhard, D. A. and Thomas, B. G. “Preference Based Search for Scheduling of Independent Workers with Learning and Forgetting,” 2004.

Refereed Conference Proceedings

Nembhard, D. A. “Heuristic Path Selection in OR-Graphs with Application to HAZMAT Routing,” Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, San Antonio, TX 1994.

Nembhard, D. A. and H. B. Nembhard, “Dynamic Simulation for Time Series Modeling,” Proceedings of the 1996 Winter Simulation Conference, San Diego, eds. J. M. Charnes, D. M. Morrice, D. T. Brunner, and J. J. Swain, 1407-1412, 1996.

Nembhard, H. B., Nembhard, D. A., and Gurses, A. “Real Options Modeling for Valuing Worker Flexibility,” Proceedings of the 2002 Industrial Engineering Research Conference, 2002.

Qin, R., and Nembhard, D.A. “Cross Training for Efficient and Flexible Service System Portfolios,” 2005 International Conference on Service Systems and Services Management (IEEE Systems, Man and Cybernetics Society), Chongqing, China, 2005.