MD Sarder, Ph.D.

Associate Professor & Program Coordinator of Industrial Engineering Technology

md.sarder@usm.edu

Gulf Park Campus

Science Building 107 B

Phone: 228.214.3237

PhD - Industrial & Manufacturing Systems Engineering, December 2006
University of Texas at Arlington (UTA), Arlington, Texas, USA, (Advisor: Dr. Donald H. Liles)

Master of Science - Industrial & Manufacturing Engineering, December 2001
Wichita state University (WSU), Wichita, Kansas, USA

Bachelor of Science - Mechanical/ Industrial & Production Engineering, May 1996
Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology (BUET), Dhaka, Bangladesh

 

Teaching Interests

• Actively involved with the development of the Center for Logistics, Trade and Transportation (CLTT) at the University of Southern Mississippi and aggressively promoting the center as an assistant director
• Led the development of the logistics, Trade and Transportation (LTT) M.S. program at the University of Southern Mississippi. Serving as a coordinator/advisor of the program since its inception
• Modified the Industrial Engineering Technology (IET) B.S. program at the University of Southern Mississippi into completely online to meet the stakeholder’s needs
• Actively involved with the creation of Industry Advisory Council (IAC) for IET and LTT degree programs at the University of Southern Mississippi
• Established institutional alignment with seven community college campuses and modified 2+2 articulation catalog to increase the transfer of students in the IET program


IET 513: Lean Production Systems
IET 514: Engineering Project Management
IET 570: Logistics Transportation Systems
IET 571: Logistics Distribution Systems
IET 572: Global Supply Chain Management
IET 670: Supply Chain Design & Management
IET 671: Supply Chain Modeling & Analysis
IET 370: Logistics & Operations Concepts
IET 413: Lean Production Systems
IET 414: Engineering Project Management
IET 470: Logistics Transportation Systems
IET 471: Logistics Distribution Systems
IET 472: Global Supply Chain Management

Research Interests and Publications

A. Funded Research Projects/Travel Grants

• Dr. Miller, Dr. Sarder, and Dr. Sulbaran, (January 2012), “Center for Freight and Infrastructure Research and education (CFIRE)”, funded by US Department of Transportation, $98,997, duration: January 2012 – December 2014.
• Dr. Sulbaran, Dr. Miller, Dr. Sarder, and Dr. Richard, (March 2011), “Triple-Bottom Line Assessment of Future Intermodal Facility in Mississippi”, funded by Mississippi Department of Transportation, $140,875, duration: March 2011 – November 2012.
• Dr. Sarder, (February 2012), “Travel grant for a team of 2 USM faculty members and 5 students to participate in MODEX 2012 conference in Atlanta”, funded by the Material Handling Institute of America (MHIA), $1,136, duration: February 6-8, 2012.
• Dr. Sarder worked on the following grant from June – August 2011 in the area of Mississippi Infrastructure Mapping; Dr. Whitehead, (April 2011), “Blueprint Mississippi”, funded by Robert M. Hearing Support Foundation, $115,000, duration: April – October 2011.
• Dr. Sulbaran, Dr. Sarder, Dr. Miller, Dr. Rahman, and Dr. Richard, (Fall 2011), “Interdisciplinary Executive Format Master Degree in Logistics, Trade and Transportation (MSLTT) to Attract Working Professional in the Gulf Coast Region and in Latin America”, funded by LEC of USM, $15,000, duration: August –December, 2011.
• Dr. Sarder, (May 2011), “US-Panama Joint Research Planning Meeting - Logistical and Economic Impact Analysis of the Panama Canal Expansion on the U.S. Gulf Coast”, funded by the Aubrey Keith Lucas and Ella Ginn Lucas Endowment, $3,696, duration: May 1, 2011 – April 30, 2012.
• Dr. Sarder, (October 2010), “Gulf Coast Faculty Development Grant”, funded by the Academic Dean of Gulf Park Campus of USM, $1,000, duration: October, 2010 – August, 2011.
• Dr. Sarder, (May 2011), “Travel grant for a team of 2 USM faculty members and 9 students to participate in ProMat 2011 conference in Chicago”, funded by the Material Handling Institute of America (MHIA), $2,695, duration: March 20 - 21, 2011.
• Dr. Sarder, (May 2011), “Support for a week long workshop on Material Handling Education in Auburn, Alabama”, funded by the Material Handling Teachers Institute (MHTI), $5,000, duration: July 31 – August 5, 2011.
• Dr. Sarder (2011), Provided technical support to CDM on clean energy project “Powering Renewal: Rebuilding Gulf Coast Communities with Clean Energy” funded by the department of marine resources, $205,000, duration: March 2011 – September 2012.

B. Research Publications

I. Books
• MD B. Sarder, “Managing Design Knowledge: Ontology Modeling in Product & Process Design”, VDM Publishing House, Germany, 2007 (ISBN 978 3 8364 2837 8).
• S. Kant Vajpayee and MD B. Sarder, “Fundamentals of Economics for Engineering Technologists and Engineers”, Taylor & Francis Publishing Company, 1st Edition, (accepted for further review).

II. Peer Reviewed Journal Articles
• Chad Miller & MD B. Sarder, “Public Works Policy Implications of Sustainable Reverse Logistics Operations”, Public Works Management and Policy Journal on Sustainability, vol. 17, issue 2, January, 2012.
• Lee Wilkerson & MD B. Sarder, “Sustainable Manufacturing in the Shipbuilding Industry through Outsourcing”, International Journal of Engineering and Industries, vol. 2, No. 4, December, 2011.
• MD B. Sarder, “Editorial Note: Efficient Transportation is Critical to Nation’s Economic Development”, International Journal of Logistics and Transportation Research, vol. 1, issue 1, 2010.
• MD B. Sarder, April Martin, Sumanth Yenduri and Susan Ferreira, “Quality Sacrifices: A look at quality issues experienced in global outsourcing”, International Journal of Production Research, Special issue on Quality Coordination and Assurance in Global Supply Chain, 2010.
• Skeik N Imrhan, MD Sarder, and Nabeel Mandahawi, “Hand anthropometry in Bangladeshis and comparisons with other populations”, Ergonomics, Volume 52, Issue 8, 2009.
• Nebeel Mandhawe, Salman Al-Shobaki, Sheik Imrhan, and MD B. Sarder, “Hand Anthropometry Survey for the Jordanian Population”, International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics, Vol. 38, Issue 11-12, 2008.
• Sumanth Yenduri, Louise Perkins, and MD Sarder, “An Analysis of the D Programming Language”, Journal of International Technology and Information Management, vol. 16, number 3, 2007.
• MD B. Sarder, S. N. Imrhan, and Nebeel Mandhawe, “Ergonomic workplace evaluation of an Asian garment-factory”, Journal of Human Ergology, vol. 35, 2006.

III. Peer Reviewed Conference Proceedings
• MD B. Sarder, Tulio Sulbaran, and Chad Miller, “Improving Intermodal Operations through Freight Flow Analysis”, Proceeding of the Annual Industrial & Systems Engineering Research Conference (ISERC), Orlando, Florida, 2012.
• MD B. Sarder and Shahdad Nagshpour, “Enhancing Students’ Learning Through MILL Implementation”, Proceeding of the American Society of Engineering Education Conference (ASEE), San Antonio, Texas, 2012.
• MD B. Sarder, Chad Miller, & Brian Richard, “Assessing Logistical & Economical Impact of Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill on the US Gulf Coast Region”, Proceeding of the Annual Industrial Engineering Research Conference (IERC), Reno, Nevada, 2011.
• MD B. Sarder, Tulio Sulbaran & Chad Miller, “Analyzing Value Added Intermodal Facility in Mississippi to Improve Logistics Performance and Economic Development”, Proceeding of the Annual Industrial Engineering Research Conference (IERC), Reno, Nevada, 2011.
• MD B. Sarder & Tulio Sulbaran, “Analysis of Cold Chain Logistics of Panamanian Vegetables for Domestic and International Market”, Proceeding of the Annual Industrial Engineering Applied Solutions Conference (IERC), Reno, Nevada, 2011.
• Amanda Whitaker, MD B. Sarder, & Ahad Ali, “A Literary Review of Distribution Based Logistics in Operation Iraqi Freedom”, Proceedings of the International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management (IEOM), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, January 22 – 24, 2011.
• MD B. Sarder, Chad Miller, & Tulio Sulbaran, “Lean & Green Approach to Value Recovery from Returned Goods”, Proceeding of the Annual Industrial Engineering Research Conference (IERC), Cancun, Mexico, 2010.
• Libby Desselles and MD B. Sarder, “RFID Enabled Material Management at US Ship Building Industry”, Proceedings of the Annual Industrial Engineering Research Conference (IERC), Cancun, Mexico, 2010.
• MD B. Sarder, Ahad Ali, Susan Ferreira, & Mohammad Rahman, “Managing Material Flow at the US Shipbuilding Industry”, Proceedings of the International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management (IEOM), Dhaka, Bangladesh, January 9-10, 2010.
• Mohammad Rahman, Mohammad Miftaur Khadem, and MD B. Sarder, “Application of RFID in Supply Chain System”, Proceedings of the International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management (IEOM), Dhaka, Bangladesh, January 9-10, 2010.
• MD B. Sarder, Mohammad Rahman, & Sumanth Yenduri, “Leaning Reverse Logistics Operations”, Proceedings of the Annual Industrial Engineering Research Conference (IERC), Miami, Florida, May 30 –June 3, 2009.
• Mohammad Rahman, MD B. Sarder, & Ahad Ali, “Bayesian Approach to Improve Large Fluctuating Seasonal Forecasts”, Proceedings of the Annual Industrial Engineering Research Conference (IERC), Miami, Florida, May 30 –June 3, 2009.
• MD B. Sarder & Sumanth Yenduri, “Production Design by Simulation Software Witness- A Case Study”, Proceedings of the IEEE Computer Society (CSIE), Los Angeles, California, March 31 –April 2, 2009.
• April Martin and MD Sarder, “Forward and reverse supply chain management for the electronics industry: Use of an outsourced manufacturer and the benefits”, Proceedings of the 13th Annual International Conference on Industrial Engineering Theory, Applications & Practice, Las Vegas, Nevada, September 7 - 10, 2008.
• Ed Weakley and MD Sarder, “Sports Complex Facilities Design review”, Proceedings of the 13th Annual International Conference on Industrial Engineering Theory, Applications & Practice, Las Vegas, Nevada, September 7 - 10, 2008.
• MD B. Sarder and Jeffrey Page, “Process Improvement for Metal Pickling”, Proceedings of the Annual Industrial Engineering Research Conference (IERC), Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, May 17 –21, 2008.
• Susan Ferreira and MD B. Sarder, “Using DKAP to Develop A Foundation Systems Engineering Ontology”, Proceedings of the Conference on Systems Engineering Research (CSER), Los Angeles, California, April 4-5, 2008.
• MD B. Sarder, Susan Ferreira, Jamie Rogers, & Don H. Liles, “A Methodology for Design Ontology Modeling”, Proceedings of the Annual Portland International Center for Management of Engineering and Technology Conference (PICMET), Portland, Oregon, August 5 - 9, 2007.
• MD B. Sarder, Donald H. Liles, Susan Ferreira, Prattana Punnakitikashem, and Duraikannan Sundaramoorthi, “A Generic Products and Processes Design Ontology”, Proceedings of the Annual Industrial Engineering Research Conference (IERC), Nashville, Tennessee, May 19 –23, 2007.
• MD B. Sarder and Susan Ferreira, “Developing Systems Engineering Ontologies”, Proceedings of the IEEE system of systems engineering, San Antonio, Texas, April 17-19, 2007.
• MD B. Sarder and Abu Masud, “Development of a User-Interface for ADBASE”, Proceedings of the Institute for Operations Research and Management Sciences (INFORMS) Conference, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, November 5 -8, 2006.
• MD B. Sarder, D.H. Liles, S. N. Imrhan, K.J. Rogers, and Nebeel Mandhawe, “Line Balancing for Apparel Manufacturing Using COMSOAL”, Proceedings of the 11th Annual International Conference on Industrial Engineering Theory, Applications & Practice, Nagoya, Japan, October 24 -27, 2006.
• MD B. Sarder, Don Liles, and Abu S.M. Masud, “User-Interface for Solving MOLP Problems”, Proceedings of the 11th Annual International Conference on Industrial Engineering Theory, Applications & Practice, Nagoya, Japan, October 24 -27, 2006.
• MD B. Sarder, Don H. Liles, & Jamie Rogers, “Functional Integration of Manufacturing Enterprises”, Proceedings of the Annual Portland International Center for Management of Engineering and Technology Conference (PICMET), Istanbul, Turkey, July 9 - 13, 2006.
• MD B. Sarder, Jamie Rogers & Edmund Prater, “Outsourcing SWOT Analysis for US Industry”, Proceedings of the Annual Portland International Center for Management of Engineering and Technology Conference (PICMET), Istanbul, Turkey, July 9 - 13, 2006.
• MD B. Sarder, John Priest, Don H. Liles, & Young-moon Leem, “Activity Modeling Of Product And Process Design Using IDEF0”, Proceedings of the 36th International Conference on Computers & Industrial Engineering, Taipei, Taiwan, June 20 –23, 2006.
• MD B. Sarder, S.N. Imrhan, Royce Lummus, Don H. Liles, & Young-moon Leem, “Risk Assessment and Mitigation for a US Cell Phone Industry”, Proceedings of the 36th International Conference on Computers & Industrial Engineering, Taipei, Taiwan, June 20 –23, 2006.
• MD B. Sarder, Sheik N. Imrhan, J. Rogers, Don Liles, and Edmund Prater, “Assessment of functional outsourcing for some us industry”, Proceedings of the Annual Industrial Engineering Research Conference (IERC), Orlando, Florida, May 20 –24, 2006.
• MD B. Sarder & Don H. Liles, “EII – A Quantitative Measure of Functional Integration for Manufacturing Enterprise”, Proceedings of the Annual Industrial Engineering Research Conference (IERC), Orlando, Florida, May 20 –24, 2006.
• MD B. Sarder, Don H. Liles & John Priest, “Mapping Design Activities Across Product Development Life Cycle”, Proceedings of the Annual Industrial Engineering Research Conference (IERC), Orlando, Florida, May 20 –24, 2006.
• Sheik N. Imrhan, MD Sarder, and Nabeel Mandahawi, “Hand Anthropometry in a sample of Bangladesh Males”, Proceedings of the Annual Industrial Engineering Research Conference (IERC), Orlando, Florida, May 20 –24, 2006.
• MD B. Sarder & Don H. Liles, “Design Ontology Modeling Using IDEF5”, Proceedings of the 17th Annual Conference of the Production and Operations Management Society, Boston, Massachusetts, April 28 –May 1, 2006.
• MD B. Sarder, Jamie Rogers, Bonnie Boardman, and Don H. Liles, “Role of Logistics in Mass Customization”, Proceedings of the 17th Annual Conference of the Production and Operations Management Society, Boston, Massachusetts, April 28 –May 1, 2006.
• MD B. Sarder & Don H. Liles, “The use of ontologies for product & process design in Manufacturing Enterprises”, Proceedings of the 10th Annual International Conference on Industrial Engineering Theory, Applications & Practice, Clearwater, Florida, December 4 - 7, 2005.
• MD B. Sarder, Jamie Rogers, and S. Imrhan, “ Logistics & Supply chain Infrastructure of the southeast Asian Garment Industry”, Proceedings of the 10th Annual International Conference on Industrial Engineering Theory, Applications & Practice, Clearwater, Florida, December 4 - 7, 2005.
• Sheik N. Imrhan, MD Sarder, and Nabeel Mandahawi, “ Hand Anthropometry in a sample of Bangladesh Females”, Proceedings of the 10th Annual International Conference on Industrial Engineering Theory, Applications & Practice, Clearwater, Florida, December 4 - 7, 2005.
• Sheik N. Imrhan, Nabeel Mandahawi, and MD Sarder “ Regression Models for predicting handgrip strength across a wide age range”, Proceedings of the 10th Annual International Conference on Industrial Engineering Theory, Applications & Practice, Clearwater, Florida, December 4 - 7, 2005.
• MD B. Sarder, “Methodology development of ontology of product & process design for enterprise modeling”, Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems (ICEIS), Miami, Florida, May 24 –28, 2005.
• MD B. Sarder, Nabeel Mandahawi & Sheik N. Imrhan, “An Ergonomic-Evaluation of an Asian Garment-factory & Implementation of a Low-Cost Solution”, Proceedings of the Annual Industrial Engineering Research Conference (IERC), Atlanta, Georgia, May 14 –18, 2005.
• MD B. Sarder, Don Liles & M. Yusuf Ali, “Design & Implementation of production line in apparel manufacturing industry”, Proceedings of the Annual Industrial Engineering Research Conference (IERC), Atlanta, Georgia, May 14 –18, 2005.
• Nabeel Mandahawi, MD B. Sarder, & Sheik N. Imrhan, “A Self Alignment Air Bag to Minimize the Risk of Spinal Cord Injury”, Proceedings of the Annual Industrial Engineering Research Conference (IERC), Atlanta, Georgia, May 14 –18, 2005.
• MD B. Sarder, & G. Mohiuddin, “ Product differentiation & market segmentation status of some Bangladeshi industries, Proceedings of the IEB Journal, Vol. 60, pp. 483-486, 1998.
• MD B. Sarder, M. Yusuf Ali, & M. Rahman, “Balancing a production line in a Garments manufacturing using approximate method”, Proceedings of the IEB Journal, Vol. 60, pp. 527-544, 1997.