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Fadel Megahed

Associate Professor

Information Systems & Analytics


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Academic Background

  • Ph.D., Industrial and Systems Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 2012
  • M.S., Industrial and Systems Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 2009
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, The American University in Cairo, 2008

Academic & Professional Experience

  • 07/20 - Current Associate Professor, Famer School of Business, Miami University
  • 07/19 - 06/20 Neil R. Anderson Endowed Assistant Professor, Farmer School of Business, Miami University
  • 08/16 - 06/20 Assistant Professor, Department of Information Systems and Analytics, Miami University
  • 08/16 - Current Affiliate Assistant Professor, Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Auburn University.
  • 08/12 - 08/16 Assistant Professor, Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Auburn University.
  • 08/09 - 05/12 Graduate Assistant, Grado Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.
  • 06/07 - 08/07 Undergraduate Research Assistant, Institut fur Textiltechnik der RWTH Aachen (ITA), Aachen, Germany.

Recent Publications

  • Sedighi Maman, Z.*, Chen, Y-J., Baghdadi, A.*, Lombardo, S.*, Cavuoto, L.A., Megahed, F.M. (2020). A Data Analytic Framework for Physical Fatigue Management using Wearable Sensors. Expert Systems with Applications. [Paper: ESWA and Code: GitHub].
  • Hu, Q.*, Cai, M.*, M., Mohabbati-Kalejahi, N., Mehdizadeh, A.*, Alamdar Yazdi, M.A., Vinel, A., Rigdon, S.E., Davis, K.C., & Megahed, F. M. (2020). A Review of Data Analytic Applications in Road Traffic Safety. Part 2: Prescriptive Modeling. Sensors, 20, 1096.   [Paper: Sensors and Code: GitHub]    
  • Mehdizadeh, A.*, Cai, M., Hu, Q.*, Alamar Yazdi, M.A., Mohabbati-Kalejahi, N., Vinel, A., Rigdon, S.E., Davis, K.C., & Megahed, F. M. (2020). A Review of Data Analytic Applications in Road Traffic Safety. Part 1: Descriptive and Predictive Modeling. Sensors, 20, 1107.   [Paper: Sensors and Code: GitHub]  
  • Baghdadi, A.*, Cavuoto, L. A., Jones-Farmer, A., Rigdon, S. E., Esfahani, E. T., & Megahed, F. M. (2019). Monitoring worker fatigue using wearable devices: A case study to detect changes in gait parameters. Journal of Quality Technology, 1-25. [Paper: JQT and Code: GitHub].
  • Lu, L.*, Megahed, F. M., & Cavuoto, L. A. (2019). Interventions to Mitigate Fatigue Induced by Physical Work: A Systematic Review of Research Quality and Levels of Evidence for Intervention Efficacy. Human factors. [Paper: HF and Code: GitHub].

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Honors & Awards

  • Neil R. Anderson Endowed Assistant Professor, Farmer School of Business (2019-2020).
  • Outstanding Professor Award Nominee by the Miami University Associated Student Government (2018).
  • Recipient of the Career Development Award from the Deep South Center for Occupational Health and Safety (2012).
  • Recipient of the Mary G. and Joseph Natrella Scholarship from the Quality and Productivity Section of the American Statistical Association ($4000; 2012).
  • Finalist, Gilbreth Memorial Fellowship awarded by the Institute of Industrial Engineers (2011)
  • Co-Recipient of the Industrial and Systems Engineering Outstanding GTA Award (2010)
  • Finalist, Paul E. Torgersen Award for Excellence in Graduate Student Research (2010) - Third Best Master's Research in the College of Engineering for the academic year 2009/2010

Biography

Dr. Fadel M. Megahed is an Associate Professor of Information Systems & Analytics at Miami University. He received his Ph.D. and M.S. in Industrial and Systems Engineering from Virginia Tech and a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the American University in Cairo. His current research focuses on creating new tools to store, organize, analyze, model, and visualize the large heterogeneous data sets associated with modern manufacturing, healthcare, and service environments. His work in these areas have been recently been funded by Aflac, The American Society for Safety Engineers (ASSE) Research Foundation, GE Research, Gore, The NIOSH Deep South Center for Occupational Safety and Ergonomics, and The National Science Foundation (NSF). Dr. Megahed has 35 published journal papers and 8 conference proceedings in addition to two invited editorials/discussions. He has reviewed for over 20 academic journals including Applied Stochastic Models in Business and Industry, Computers & Industrial Engineering, Decision Support Systems, Expert Systems with Applications, IISE Transactions,  Journal of Manufacturing Systems, Journal of Quality Technology, Naval Research Logistics, and Reliability Engineering and Systems Safety.  Dr. Megahed is the recipient of the Career Development Award from the NIOSH Deep South Center for Occupational Health and Safety (2013), and the Mary G. and Joseph Natrella Scholarship from the Quality and Productivity Section of the American Statistical Association (2012).

Courses

  • ISA 481A: 1:15-2:35 MW FSB 2050
  • ISA 401A: 4:25-5:45 MW FSB 2050
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