Dr. Adedeji B. Badiru
Dean - Graduate School of Engineering & Management



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Ph.D. (1984), Industrial Engineering, University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida
Specialization: Computationally-based project systems modeling, management, and control
Ph.D. Advisor: Prof. Gary E. Whitehouse
M.S. (1982), Industrial Engineering, Tennessee Technological University, Cookeville, TN
M.S. (1981), Mathematics, Tennessee Technological University, Cookeville, TN
B.S. Distinction (1979), Industrial Engineering, Tennessee Technological Univ., Cookeville, TN



·         2013Father D. J. Slattery Excellence Award, Saint Finbarr’s College Alumni Association, North America Chapter, August 31, 2013
·         2013 Award Team Leader, Air Force Organizational Excellence Award for Air University C3 (Cost Conscious Culture), AFIT, Feb 2013.
·         2013 Finalist, Jefferson Science Fellows Program, National Academy of Sciences, Feb 2013.
·         2012 IIE Medallion Award, Institute of Industrial Engineers, May 21, 2012
·         2012 Book of the Month Recognition for Statistical Techniques for Project Control, Institute of Industrial Engineers, May 2012
·         2012 Distinguished Alumni Award, College of Engineering and Computer Science, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL, March 22, 2012.
·         2011 Excellence Recognition Coin from Wing Commander, 689th Combat Communications Wing, Nov 2011
·         2011 Nomination by Women in Operations Research and Management Science (WORMS) for outstanding professional mentorship for career advancement of women, INFORMS, Aug 2011
·         2011 Federal Employee of the Year Award in the Managerial Category, International Public Management Association, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, May 5, 2011.
·         2011 AFIT Graduate School Dean’s Coin Award for Recognition of Exceptional Performance on International Exchange Visit Program, March 2011
·         2011 Commandant’s Recognition Plaque for Superior Service from Nigerian Air Force Institute of Technology, February 2011
·         2010 ASEE John L. Imhoff Global Excellence Award for Industrial Engineering Education, American Society for Engineering Education
·         2010 IIE/Joint Publishers Book-of-the-Year Award for “Handbook of Military Industrial Engineering,” Institute of Industrial Engineers.
·         2009 Editor’s Choice Award for “The Physics of Soccer: Using math and science to improve your game,” iUniverse, Inc., November 2009.
·         2009 Book-of-the-Month, “Handbook of Military Industrial Engineering,” IE Magazine, August 2009.
·         2009 Blue Dart Award, Commander’s Academic Recognition, Air Education and Training Command, Maxwell Air Force Base, Montgomery, AL, May 22, 2009.
·         2009 Recipient of Dayton Affiliate Society Council (ASC) Award for Outstanding Scientists and Engineers in the Education category with a commendation from the 128th Senate of Ohio.
·         2009 Wellington Award, Institute of Industrial Engineers, Engineering Economy Division.
·         2008 Edelman Award Laureate, Institute for Operations Research and Management Science (INFORMS), Baltimore, MD, April 14, 2008.
·         2007 Book-of-the-Month Award for “Industrial Project Management,” IE Magazine, Institute of Industrial Engineers, December 2007.
·         2007 Runner-Up Award, Supervisor of the Year Award sponsored by Federally Employed Women, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, November 2007.
·         2006 Election to Fellow of Nigerian Academy of Engineering, June 2006.
·         2004 UPS Achievement Award for Minority Advancement, Institute of Industrial Engineers in recognition of his national accomplishments in advancing women and minorities in Industrial Engineering profession.
·         2003 GREAT BOSS Excellence Award, Staff, Department of Industrial & Information Engineering, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, October 2003
·         2000 Educational Leadership and Service Award, (ROTC) Reserve Officers Training Corps Detachments, Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine, University of Oklahoma, July 2000
·         1999 Distinguished Alumni Award, Department of Industrial Engineering, Tennessee Technological University, Cookeville, Tennessee, April 1999.
·         1998 Administrative Accomplishment Recognition from President of University of Oklahoma, April 98.
·         1998 Distinguished Alumni Award, Saint Finbarr's College Alumni Association, Nigeria.
·         1996 Election to Fellow of Institute of Industrial Engineers
·         1998 Distinguished Professional Achievement Award, Nigerian Eagles Society, New Jersey, Apr 98
·         1996 Outstanding Publication Award, Institute of Industrial Engineers, May 1996
·         1995 Regents' Award for Superior Teaching, University of Oklahoma, April 1995
·         1995 School of IE Outstanding Professor of the Year Award, Univ of Oklahoma, April 1995
·         1995 Lectureship Award, College of Engineering, University of Oklahoma, Aug 1995
·         1994 Eugene L. Grant Award for Best Paper in Volume 38 of The Engineering Economist; awarded by American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE)
·         1994 Lectureship Award, College of Engineering, University of Oklahoma, Aug 1994
·         1993 College of Engineering Outstanding Professor of the Year, University of Oklahoma, April 1993
·         1993 School of IE Outstanding Professor of the Year Award, Univ of Oklahoma, April 1993
·         1991 Distinguished Professional Achievement Award, Organization of Nigerian Professionals, New Orleans, LA, May 1991
·         1990 Energy Liaison Award, Physical Plant Services, University of Oklahoma, in recognition of energy conservation services, April 1990
·         1990 Summer Session Instructional Award, Oklahoma Center for Continuing Education, Aug 1990
·         1989 Award of Excellence as Oklahoma City Chapter President, Institute of Industrial Engineers, 1989, Oklahoma City, OK
·         1988 Ralph R. Teetor Educational Award, Society of Automotive Engineers, Aug 1988
·         1988 University of Oklahoma Associates Distinguished Lectureship Award, April 1988
·         1988 Finalist Achievement Award, Franz Edelman Management Science Award, The Institute of Management Sciences, with Ravi Ravindran, Bob Foote, L. Leemis, and L. Williams, Aug 1988
·         1987 Faculty Advisor Award, Institute of Industrial Engineers Student Chapter, University of Oklahoma, April 1987



1.      Badiru, A. B. and Marlin Thomas (2013): Quantification of the PICK Chart for Process Improvement Decisions, Journal of Enterprise Transformation, 3:1, 1-15, 2013.
2.      Badiru, A. B., “Application of the DEJI Model for Aerospace Product Integration,” Journal of Aviation and Aerospace Perspectives (JAAP), Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 20-34, Fall 2012.
3.      Badiru, A. B., “Half-Life Learning Curves in the Defense Acquisition Lifecycle,” Defense Acquisition Research Journal, Vol. 19, No. 3, pp. 283-308, 2012.
4.      Wu, Teresa; Mengqi Hu; A. B. Badiru; and Som Soni, “A Single Loop Deterministic Method for Reliability Based Design Optimization,” Engineering Optimization, published online, iFirst, July 2012, pp. 1-24.
5.      Badiru, A. B. and Rochelle R. Jones, “Project Management for Executing Distance Education Programs,” Journal of Professional Issues in Engineering Education and Practice , Vol. 138, No. 3, July 2012, pp. 154-162.
6.      Badiru, A. B. and Rochelle R. Jones (2012), “A systems framework for distance learning in engineering graduate programs,” Systems Engineering, Vol. 15, Issue 2, 2012, pp. 191-202.
7.      Grimaila, Michael and A. B. Badiru, “A Hybrid Dynamic Decision Making Methodology for Defensive Information Technology Contingency Measure Selection in the Presence of Cyber Threats,” Operational Research: An International Journal, Vol. 10, No. 3, Jan 2011, pp. 1-22.
8.      Wu, Teresa; Som Soni; Mengqi Hu; Fan Li; and A. Badiru, "The application of Memetic Algorithms for Forearm Crutch Design: A Case Study," Mathematical Problems in Engineering, Vol. 2011, Paper ID 162580, pp. 1-14.
9.      Omitaomu, O. A., MK Jeong, and A. B. Badiru, “Online Support Vector Regression With Varying Parameters for Time-Dependent Data,” IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics – Part A:  Systems and Humans, Vol. 41, No. 1, Jan 2011, pp. 191-197.
10. Badiru, A. B., “Half-life of Learning Curves for Information Technology Project Management,” International Journal of IT Project Management, 1(3), 28-45, July-September 2010.
11. Badiru, A. B., Jeremy M. Slagley, and David A. Smith, “Project Management Application for Engineering Program Accreditation Preparation,” Journal of Professional Issues in Engineering Education & Practice, Vol 136, No. 1, Jan 2010, pp. 39-47.
12. Badiru, A. B., “Earning Value to Save Projects,” Value World, Vol. 32, No. 3, Fall 2009, pp. 15-22.
13. Yang, B., A. B. Badiru. "A population management genetic algorithm on coordinated scheduling problem between suppliers and manufacturer," Journal of the Korea Safety Management and Science 11(3), 2009: 131-138,
14. Badiru, A. B. and Anota Ijaduola, “Half-Life Theory of Learning Curves for System Performance Analysis,” IEEE Systems Journal, Vol. 3, No 2, June 2009, pp. 154-165.
15. Badiru, A. B. and O. Ibidapo-Obe, “On Set-Theoretic Fundamentals of Systems Integration,” African Journal Of Computing & ICT (Journal of the IEEE Nigeria Computer Chapter), Vol. 1, No. 2, December 2008, pp. 3-25.
16. Thal, Alfred E.; A. B. Badiru; and R. Sawhney, “Distributed Project Management for New Product Development,” Int. Journal of Electronic Business Management, Vol. 5, No. 2, 2007, pp. 93-104.
17. Omitaomu, Olufemi A. and A. B. Badiru, “Fuzzy Present Value Analysis Model for Evaluating Information System Projects,” Engineering Economist , Vol. 52, 2007, pp. 157-178.
18. O. A. Omitaomu, M. K. Jeong, A. B. Badiru, and J. Wesley Hines (2007), “Online Support Vector Regression Approach for the Monitoring of Motor Shaft Misalignment and Feedwater Flow Rate,” IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics: Part C,Vol. 37, No. 5, 2007, pp. 962-970.
19. Jeong, M. K.; O. A. Omitaomu; A. B. Badiru; W. Hines, “On-Line Prediction of Motor Shaft Misalignment Using Fourier-Transformed Power Spectrum Data and Support Vector Regression,” Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, Vol. 128, Issue 4, 2006, pp. 1019-1024.
20. Badiru, A. B.; O. A. Omitaomu; and A. S. Asaolu; “Eyewitness Information Management System Using Neuro-Fuzzy Classification Schemes,” Journal of Information Science & Technology, Vol. 2, No. 3, 2005, pp. 49-64.
21. Yang, Byoung-Hak, A. Badiru, and Sirisha Saripalli, “A Facility Resource Scheduling for Two-Stage Supply Chain,” Journal of the Korean Institute of Plant Engineering, Vol. 10, No. 1, 2005, pp. 67-78.
22. Omitaomu, Olufemi A.; Levi Smith; and A. B. Badiru, “The ENGINeering Economic Analysis (ENGINEA) Software:Enhancing Teaching and Application of Economic Analysis Techniques,” Computers in Education Journal, Vol.15, No. 4, 2005, pp. 32-38.
23. Hudson, C. Randy and A. B. Badiru, “Use of Time-Aggregated Data in Economic Screening Analyses of Combined Heat and Power Systems,” Cogeneration and Distributed Generation Journal, Vol 19, No. 3, 2004, pp. 7-19.
24. Olunloyo, V. O. S., Abayomi Ajofoyinbo, and A. B. Badiru, “Neurofuzzy Mathematical Model for Monitoring Flow Parameters of Natural Gas,” Applied Mathematics and Computation, Vol. 149, Issue 3, 2004, Pages 747-770.
25. Milatovic, M. and A. B. Badiru, “Applied Mathematics Modeling of Intelligent Mapping and Scheduling of Interdependent and Multifunctional Project Resources,” Applied Mathematics and Computation, Vol. 149, Issue 3, 2004, pp. 703-721.
26. Badiru, A. B. and H. Olufemi Omitaomu, “Design and Analysis of Tent Cash Flow Models for Engineering Economy Lectures,” Engineering Economist, Vol. 48, No. 4, 2003, pp. 363-374.
27. Asaolu, O. S.; Ibidapo-Obe, O.; and A. B. Badiru, "A New Method for the Numerical Solution of Simultaneous Nonlinear Equations," Applied Mathematics and Computation, Vol. 125, 2002, pp. 133-140.
28. Ibidapo-Obe, O.; O. S. Asaolu; and A. B. Badiru, "Generalized Solutions of the Pursuit Problem in Three-Dimensional Euclidean Space," Applied Mathematics and Computation, Vol. 119, No. 1, 2001, pp. 35-45.
29. Milatovic, M. and A. B. Badiru, "Control Sequence Generation in Multistage Fuzzy Control Systems for Design Process," AIEDAM (Artificial Intelligence for Engineering Design, Analysis, and Manufacturing), Vol. 15, 2001, pp. 81-87.
30. Sieger, David; A. B. Badiru; and M. Milatovic (2000), "A Metric for Agility Measurement in Product Development," IIE Transactions, Vol. 32, pp. 637-645.
31. Ibidapo-Obe, O.; O. S. Asaolu; and A. B. Badiru, "Optimal and Multicriteria Probabilistic Design of Homogeneous Beams," Engineering Design & Automation, Vol. 4, No. 3, 1998, pp. 335-341.
32. Badiru, A. B.; M. Milatovic; and S. Vasilev, "Mathematical and Graphical Analysis of Investment Cash Flows," Engineering Valuation and Cost Analysis, Vol. 1, Issue 4, 1998, pp. 315-320.
33. Milatovic, Milan and A. B. Badiru, "Fast Estimation of the Modal Position for Unimodally Distributed Data," Intelligent Data Analysis, Vol. 2, No. 1, Jan. 1998, On Line Journal, http://www-east.elsevier.com/ida/.
34. Badiru, A. B. and D. B. Sieger, "Neural Network as a Simulation Metamodel in Economic Analysis of Risky Projects," European Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 105, 1998, pp. 130-142.
35. Ibidapo-Obe, O.; F. O. Ogunwolu; and A. B. Badiru, "Simulation and Analysis of the Mass Transit Routes in Lagos, Nigeria," International Journal of Computer Applications in Technology, Vol. 10, No. 1-2, 1997, pp. 73-80.
36. McCauley-Bell, Pam and A. B. Badiru, "Fuzzy Modeling and Analytic Hierarchy Processing - Means to Quantify Risk Levels Associated with Occupational Injuries -- Part II: The Development of a Fuzzy Rule-Based Model for the Prediction of Injury," IEEE Transactions on Fuzzy Systems, Vol. 4, No. 2, May 1996, pp. 132-138.
37. McCauley-Bell, Pam and A. B. Badiru, "Fuzzy Modeling and Analytic Hierarchy Processing to Quantify Risk Levels Associated with Occupational Injuries -- Part I: The Development of Fuzzy Linguistic Risk Levels," IEEE Trans on Fuzzy Systems, Vol. 4, No. 2, May 1996, pp. 124-131.
38. Badiru, A. B., "Simulation and Regression Metamodels of Activity Networks in Production Systems," International Journal in Computer Simulation, Vol. 6, No. 3, 1996, pp. 347-363.
39. Badiru, A. B. and Alaa Arif, "Flexpert: Facility Layout Expert System Using Fuzzy Linguistic Relationship Codes," IIE Transactions, Vol. 28, No. 4, April 1996, pp. 295-308.
40. Sieger, David B. and A. B. Badiru, "A Performance Parameter Model for Design Integration," Engineering Design and Automation, Vol. 1, No. 3, pp. 137-148, 1995.
41. Al-Harkan, Ibrahim and A. B. Badiru, "Knowledge-Based Approach to Machine Sequencing," Engineering Design and Automation, Vol. 1, No. 1, Spring 1995, pp. 43-58.
42. Badiru, A. B., "Incorporating Learning Curve Effects into Critical Resource Diagramming," Project Management Journal, Vol. 26, No. 2, June 1995, pp. 38-45.
43. Ibidapo-Obe, O.; A. B. Alonge; and A. B. Badiru, "On Active Controls for a Biped Mechanism," Applied Mathematics and Computation, Vol. 69, 1995, pp. 159-183.
44. Badiru, A. B., "Multivariate Analysis of the Effect of Learning and Forgetting on Product Quality," International Journal of Production Research, Vol. 33, No. 3, 1995, pp. 777-794.
45. Badiru, A. B. and Vassilios Theodoracatos, "Analytical and Integrative Expert System Model for Design Project Management," Jnrl of Design and Manufacturing, Vol. 4, 1994, pp. 195-213.
46. Badiru, A. B., "Multifactor Learning and Forgetting Models for Productivity and Performance Analysis," Int Journal of Human Factors in Manufacturing, Vol. 4, No. 1, 1994, pp. 37-54. Won the 1996 IIE Outstanding Publication Award.
47. Badiru, A. B., "A New Computational Search Technique for AI Based on Cantor Set," Applied Mathematics and Computation, Vol. 55, 1993, pp. 255-274.
48. Badiru, A. B., "Activity-Resource Assignments Using Critical Resource Diagramming," Project Management Journal, Vol. 24, No. 3, Sept. 1993, pp. 15-21.
49. Badiru, A. B.; P. S. Pulat; and M. Kang, "DDM: Decision Support System For Hierarchical Dynamic Decision Making," Decision Support Systems, Vol. 10, No. 1, 1993, pp. 1-18.
50. Badiru, A. B.; Bob Foote; and J. W. Peters, "A Case Study of Economic Justification of Expert Systems in Maintenance Operations," Engineering Economist, Vol. 38, No. 2, 1993, pp. 99-117. Won the 1994 Eugene L. Grant award for Best Paper in Vol 38 of Engineering Economist.
51. Badiru, A. B., B. L. Foote, L. Leemis, A. Ravindran, and L. Williams, "Recovering from a Crisis at Tinker Air Force Base," PM Network, Vol. 7, No. 2, Feb. 1993, pp. 10-23.
52. Sieger, David B. and A. B. Badiru, "An Artificial Neural Network Case Study: Prediction versus Classification in a Manufacturing Application," Computers and Industrial Engineering, Vol. 25, Nos. 1-4, March 1993, pp. 381-384.
53. Sieger, David B. and A. B. Badiru, "Real-Time Integrated Model for Visual Perception and Fuzzy Control," Computers and Industrial Engineering, Vol. 23, Nos. 1-4, 1992, p. 355-358.
54. Badiru, A. B. and Shivakumar Raman, "An Integrative Multiattribute Approach to Robot Selection," SME Transactions on Robotics Research, Vol. 2, 1992, pp. 717-752.
55. Somasundaram, S. and A. B. Badiru, "Project Management for Successful Implementation of Continuous Quality Improvement," International Journal of Project Management, Vol. 10, No. 2, May 1992, pp. 89-101.
56. Badiru, A. B., "Computational Survey of Univariate and Multivariate Learning Curve Models, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, Vol. 39, No. 2, May 1992, pp. 176-188.
57. Badiru, A. B., "Manufacturing Cost Estimation: A Multivariate Learning Curve Approach," Journal of Manufacturing Systems, Vol. 10, No. 6, 1991, pp. 431-441.
58. Badiru, A. B., "A Simulation Approach to PERT Network Analysis," Simulation, Vol. 57, No. 4, October 1991, pp. 245-255.
59. Badiru, A. B., "STARC 2.0: An Improved PERT Network Simulation Tool," Computers & Industrial Engineering, Vol. 20, No. 3, 1991, pp. 389-400.
60. Badiru, A. B., "Systems Integration for Total Quality Management," Engineering Management Journal, Vol. 2, No. 3, Sept. 1990, pp. 23-28.
61. Leemis, L., A. B. Badiru, B. L. Foote, and A. Ravindran, "Job Shop Configuration Optimization at Tinker Air Force Base," Simulation, Vol. 54, No. 6, June 1990, pp. 287-290.
62. Ravindran, A.; Foote, B. L.; Badiru, A. B.; Leemis, L. M.; and Williams, Larry, "An Application of Simulation and Network Analysis to Capacity Planning and Material Handling Systems at Tinker Air Force Base," TIMS Interfaces, Vol. 19, No. 1, Jan.-Feb., 1989, pp. 102-115. Note: Recognized as one of the 20 best papers of the decade published in TIMS Interfaces.
63. Badiru, A. B., "Successful Initiation of Expert Systems Projects," IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, Vol. 35, No. 3, August 1988, pp. 186-190.
64. Badiru, A. B., "Towards The Standardization of Performance Measures for Project Scheduling Heuristics," IEEE Trans on Engineering Management, Vol. 35, No. 2, May 1988, pp. 82-89.
65. Badiru, A. B., "Cost-Integrated Network Planning Using Expert Systems," Project Management Journal, Vol. 19, No. 2, April 1988, pp. 59-62.
66. Badiru, A. B., Janice Karasz, and Bob Holloway, "AREST: Armed Robbery Eidetic Suspect Typing Expert System," Journal of Police Science and Administration, Vol 16, No 3, Sept 1988, pp. 210-216.
67. Ravindran, A.; B. Foote; A. Badiru; and L. Leemis, "Mechanized Material Handling Systems Design & Routing," Computers & Industrial Engineering, Vol. 14, No. 3, 1988, pp. 251-270.
68. Badiru, A. B., "Expert Systems and Industrial Engineers: A Practical Guide for a Successful Partnership," Computers & Industrial Engineering, Vol. 14, No. 1, 1988, pp. 1-13.

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