Jacob Tsao
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Industrial and Systems Engineering, San Jose State University, San Jose, California, USA, 95192
EDUCATION:

September 1984 Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley;  Operations Research.
December 1979 M.S., University of Texas, Dallas;  Mathematical Statistics.
June 1976 B.S., National Chiao-Tung University, Taiwan;  Applied Mathematics.

COURSES TAUGHT:

Engineering Probability and Statistics (Undergraduate)
Introduction to Operations Research (Undergraduate)
Systems Engineering (Undergraduate and Graduate)
Quality Assurance and Reliability (Graduate)
Design and Analysis of Statistical Experiment (Graduate)
Advanced Operations Research (Graduate)
Management Science (MBA)
Information Engineering (Graduate)
Software Engineering Analysis – Discrete Math. & Prob./Stat. (Graduate)
Reliability Engineering (Graduate)

RESEARCH INTERESTS:

Design of Statistical Experiment
Statistical Quality Control and Reliability Theory
Operations Research
Intelligent Transportation Systems
Efficient Operations of Large Vehicles - Trucks and Buses

WORK EXPERIENCE:
6/2001 - Present Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering
San Jose State University, San Jose, California;  
Associate and Full Professor; Graduate Advisor 
11/2009 - Present SP Jain Institute of Management and Research Mumbai, India;  
Fall 2009, Summer 2010, Summer 2012, Summer 2013;
PGDM (two-year MBA), PGPM (one-year MBA);
Visiting Professor of Management Science 
8/1999 - 6/2001 Department of Computer, Information and Systems Engineering
San Jose State University, San Jose, California;  
Associate Professor; Graduate Advisor 
3/1992 - 6/2001 Institute of Transportation Studies, University of California, Berkeley;  
Assistant, Associate and Full Research Engineer
(Intelligent Transportation Systems & Aviation)
6/1988 - 2/1992 AT & T Bell Laboratories, Holmdel, NJ
Member of Technical Staff (Network Transport and Realization Planning Dept.)
7/1986 - 6/1988 Bell Communications Research, Morristown, NJ
Member of Technical Staff (Local Network Planning Dept.)
1/1987 - 6/1987 Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey
Adjunct Professor;  Taught a graduate course in Forecasting and Time Series in the Department of Industrial Engineering
9/1984 - 7/1986   Consilium Associates, Inc., Mountain View, California;
Software Development Engineer;  Computer Aid Manufacturing (CAM)
RECENT JOURNAL EDITORSHIP AND PROFESSIONAL SERVICES:
10/2010 - Present

Area Editor of Statistics, Quality and Reliability for Computers and Industrial Engineering, an international journal published by Elsevier.

3/2006 - 2/2010

Member, Vehicle Design Committee of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)

AWARDS:
2011-2012

Teacher-Scholar
San Jose State University.

2011

The Applied Materials Award for Excellence in Teaching
College of Engineering, San Jose State University.

2010

Donald Newnan Teaching Excellence Award
Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, College of Engineering, San Jose State University.

2005

The McCoy Family Faculty Award for Excellence in Service
College of Engineering, San Jose State University.

PUBLICATIONS:
Books:
ENTROPY OPTIMIZATION AND MATHEMATICAL PROGRAMMING,
S.-C. Fang, J. R. Rajasekera and H.-S. J. Tsao,
Kluwer Academic Publishers, September, 1997.

TESTING AND QUALITY ASSURANCE FOR COMPONENT-BASED SOFTWARE,
J. Gao, H.-S.J. Tsao and Y. Wu,
Artech House Publishers, September 2003.

Refereed Journal Papers

“An Intuitive Design Pattern for Sequentially Estimating Parameters of a 2k Factorial Experiment with Active Confounding Avoidance and Least Treatment Combinations,” Tsao, H.-S.J. and Patel, N.,   to appear in Computers and Industrial Engineering.

“Efficient Space Dedication to Bus Rapid Transit or Light Rail Systems,” Tsao, H.-S.J. and Pratama, A,   Journal of Public Transportation, Vol. 16, No. 3, 2013.

“A Maximum-Entropy Approach to Minimizing Resource Contention in Aircraft Routing for Optimization of Airport Surface Operations,” Tsao, H.-S.J. and Pratama, A,  International Journal of Information and Decision Sciences, Special Issus on Information Entropy, Vol. 3, No. 4, pp. 372-391, 2011.

“ICT Leap-frogging Enabled by Cloud Computing for Emerging Economies: A Case on Streamlining India's Grain Supply Chains,” Tsao, H.-S. J., Venkatsubramanyan, S., Parikh, S., and Sarkar, P.,  International Journal on Advances in ICT for Emerging Regions Vol. 4, No. 2, pp. 37 – 51, 2011.

“Forward Apportionment of Censored Counts for Discrete Nonparametric Maximum Likelihood Estimation of Failure Probabilities,” Patel, N. and Tsao, H.-S.J.; International Journal of Reliability, Quality and Safety Engineering, Vol. 16, No. 3, pp. 213-234, 2009.

“Revisiting the Note on Supply Chain Integration in Vendor-Managed Inventory,” Wang, W.T., Wee, H.M., and Tsao, H.-S.J.; Decision Support Systems, Vol. 48, pp. 419-420, 2010.

“Operational Feasibility of One-dedicated-lane Bus Rapid Transit/Light-rail Systems,” Tsao, H.-S. J., Wei, W., and Pratama, A, Transportation Planning and Technology, Vol. 32, No. 3, pp. 239-260, 2009.

“Command Steering of Trailers and Command-steering-based Optimal Control of an Articulated System for Tractor-track Following,” Rangavajhula, K. and Tsao, H.-S.J., Journal of Automobile Engineering, Vol. 222, No. 6, pp. 935-954, 2008.

“Optimal Sequencing of Test Conditions in 2k Factorial Experimental Designfor Run-Size Minimization,” Tsao, H.-S.J. and Liu, H., Computers and Industrial Engineering, Vol. 55, pp. 450-464, 2008.

 “A Simulation Study of the Productivity of Large Trucks with Shorter Trailers,” Dessouky, Y., Tsao, H.-S.J. , Patel, M., Zeta, J.B., and Zhou, L., International Journal of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Vol. 2, No. 3,pp. 261-285, 2007.

“Active Trailer Steering Control of an Articulated System with a Tractor and Three Full Trailers for Tractor-track Following,” Rangavajhula, K. and Tsao, H.-S.J., International Journal of Heavy Vehicle Systems, Vol. 14, No. 3, pp. 271-293, 2007.

”Effect of Multi-Axle Steering on Off-Tracking and Dynamic Lateral Response of Articulated Tractor-Trailer Combinations,” Rangavajhula, K. and Tsao, H.-S.J., International Journal of Heavy Vehicle Systems, Vol. 14, No. 4, pp. 376-401, 2007.

“A Method for Identifying a Minimal Set of Test Conditions in Experimental Design,” H.-S..J. Tsao and I.W. Wibowo, Computers and Industrial Engineering, Vol. 48, pp. 141-151, 2005.

“An Automated Highway System Dedicated To Inter-City Trucking: Design Options, Operating Concepts And Deployment,” H.-S.J. Tsao and J.L. Botha, Intelligent Transportation Systems Journal (The ITS Journal), Vol. 7, No. 2, pp. 169 – 196, 2002.

"Entropic Perturbation Method for Solving Systems of Linear Inequalities," S-H. Chen, S.-C. Fang and H.-S.J. Tsao, Journal of Computational and Applied Mathematics, Vol. 145, pp. 133 - 149, 2002.

"Entrance Capacity of an Automated Highway System," Randolph W. Hall, Ali Nowroozi and H.-S. Jacob Tsao, Transportation Science, Vol. 50, No. 1, pp. 19 - 36, 2001.

"A Framework for Evaluating Deployment Strategies for Intelligent Transportation Systems", Tsao, H.-S. J., Intelligent Transportation Systems Journal (ITS Journal), Vol.6, pp. 141-173, 2001.

"The Emergence of a Cognitive Car Following Driver Model with Application to Rear-End Crashes with a Stopped Lead Vehicle," Misener, J.A., Tsao, H.-S.J., Song, B., and Steinfeld, A, Transportation Research Record 1724, pp. 29-38, 2000.

"An Axiomatic Approach to Developing Partial Automation Concepts for Deployment of Automated Highway Systems and Partial Invocation of Vision-Based Lane-Keeping and Adaptive Cruise Control," H.-S.J. Tsao, Transportation Research Record, No. 1651, 1998.

"Intermediate Automation Concepts for Evolution toward Automated Highway Systems," M. Al-Kadri, H. Benouar, and H.-S.J. Tsao, Transportation Research Record, No. 1651, 1998.

"From the Guest Editor," H.-S.J. Tsao, Special Issue of the Intelligent Transportation Systems Journal (ITS Journal) on Automated Highway Systems, 1998.

"Perturbing Dual Feasible Region for Solving Convex Quadratic Programs", S.C. Fang and H.-S.J. Tsao, Journal of Optimization Theory and Applications, Vol. 94, No. 1, pp. 73-85, July, 1997.

"Analytical Models for Vehicle/Gap Distribution on Automated Highway Systems", H.-S.J. Tsao, R.W. Hall, and Indrajit Chatterjee, Transportation Science, Vol. 31, No. 1., pp. 18-33, 1997.

"Traffic Analysis for Highway-to-Highway Interchanges on Automated Highway Systems: Congestion in Absence of Dedicated Ramps", Ran, B., Johnson, S., Leight., S, and Tsao, H.-S.J., Transportation Research Record, 1588: Planning and Administration; Highway Operations, Capacity, and Traffic Control, pp. 145-151, 1997.

"A Weak Law of Large Numbers for a Class of Non-Stationary Vector ARMA Processes with One Unit Root," H.-S. J. Tsao, Stochastic Analysis and Applications, Vol. 14, No. 3 , pp. 369-382, 1996.

"Solving Linear Programs with Inequality Constraints via Perturbation of Feasible Region", S.C. Fang and H.-S.J. Tsao, Optimization, Vol. 37, pp. 213-223, 1996.

"On the Entropic Perturbation and Exponential Penalty Methods for Linear Programming", S.C. Fang and H.-S.J. Tsao, Journal of Optimization Theory and Applications, Vol. 90, No. 1, July, 1996.

"An Efficient Computational Procedure for Solving Entropy Optimization Problems with Infinitely Many Linear Constraints", S.C. Fang and H.-S.J. Tsao, Journal of Computational and Applied Mathematics, Vol. 72, pp. 127-139, 1996.

"A Dual Perturbation View of Linear Programming", S.C. Fang and H.-S.J. Tsao, Mathematical Methods of Operations Research, Vol. 44, No. 1, pp. 1-10, 1996.

"Linear Programming with Inequality Constraints via Entropic Perturbation", H.-S.J. Tsao and S.C. Fang, International Journal of Mathematics and Mathematical Sciences, Vol. 19, No.1, pp. 177-184, 1996.

"The Shortest Path with at Most L nodes in Each of the Series/Parallel Clusters," W.-J. Li, H.-S.J. Tsao and O. Ulular, Networks, Vol. 26, pp. 263-271, 1995.

"Linearly-Constrained Entropy Maximization Problem with Quadratic Costs and Its Applications to Transportation Planning Problems," S.C. Fang and H.-S.J. Tsao, Transportation Science, Vol. 29, No.4, pp. 353-365, 1995.

"An Unconstrained Dual Approach to Solving Karmarkar-Type Linear Programs Using Conventional Barrier Functions", H.-S.J. Tsao and S.C. Fang, ZOR - Mathematical Methods of Operations Research, Vol. 42, pp. 325-343, 1995.

"Traffic Control for Automated Highway Systems: A Conceptual Framework", H.-S.J. Tsao, Transportation Research, Part C, Vol. 3, No. 4, pp. 227-246, 1995.

"Stage Definition for AHS Deployment and an AHS Evolutionary Scenario", H.-S.J. Tsao, Intelligent Vehicle Highway Systems Journal (IVHS Journal), Vol.2(4), pp. 359-382, 1995.

"A Staggered-Diamond Design for Automated/Manual-HOV Highway-to-Highway Interchanges and Constraints on AHS Design for Accommodating Automated Highway Change", H.-S.J. Tsao, Intelligent Vehicle Highway Systems Journal (IVHS Journal), Vol.2(3), pp. 281-292, 1995.

"Constraints on Initial AHS Deployment and the Concept Definition of a Shuttle Service for AHS Debut", H.-S.J. Tsao, Intelligent Vehicle Highway Systems Journal (IVHS Journal), Vol. 2(2), 159-173, 1995.

"A Quadratically Convergent Global Algorithm for the Linearly-Constrained Minimum Cross-Entropy Problem," S.C. Fang and H.-S.J. Tsao, European Journal of Operations Research, Vol. 79, No. 2, 369-378, 1994.

"A Probabilistic Model for AVCS Longitudinal Collision/Safety Analysis", H.-S.J. Tsao and R.W. Hall, Intelligent Vehicle Highway Systems Journal (IVHS Journal), Vol.1, No. 3, pp. 261-274, 1994.

"Linear Programming with Entropic Perturbation," S.C. Fang and H.-S.J. Tsao, Zeitschrift fur Operations Research, Vol. 37, pp. 171-186, 1993.

"A Bayesian Interpretation of the Linearly-Constrained Cross-Entropy Minimization Problem," H.-S. J. Tsao, S.-C. Fang and D.N. Lee, Engineering Optimization, Vol. 22, pp. 65-75, 1993.

"An Unconstrained Convex Programming Approach to Solving Convex Quadratic Programming Problems," S.C. Fang and H.-S.J. Tsao, Optimization, Vol. 27, pp. 235-243, 1993.

"On the Optimal Entropy Analysis," H.-S. J. Tsao, S.-C. Fang and D.N. Lee, European Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 59, pp. 324-329, 1992.

Book Chapters (Invited and Peer-Reviewed):
"Entropy Optimization: Shannon Measure of Entropy and Its Properties", Fang, S.-C., and Tsao, H.-S.J., Encyclopedia of Optimization, Vol. 2, pp. 12 - 18, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2001.

"Entropy Optimization: Interior Point Methods", Fang, S.-C., and Tsao, H.-S.J., Encyclopedia of Optimization, Vol. 2, pp. 4 - 8, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2001.

"Principle of Maximum Entropy: Image Reconstruction", Fang, S.-C., and Tsao, H.-S.J., Encyclopedia of Optimization, Vol. 3, pp. 245 - 249, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2001.

"Automated Highway System Deployment: A Preliminary Assessment of Uncertainties", Hall, R.W. and Tsao, H.-S.J., Chapter 16 of Automated Highway Systems, P.A. Ioannou (editor), Plenum Press, New York, pp. 325 - 334, 1997.

"The Development of Automated Vehicle Guidance Systems - Commonalities and Differences Between the State of California and the Netherlands", Bart van Arem and H.-S. Jacob Tsao, in Advances in Intelligent Transportation System Design, Society of Automotive Engineers, Warrendale, Pa., pp. 81 - 91, 1997. 

Invited Conference Tutorial:
"Entropy Optimization and Mathematical Programming," S.-C. Fang, J.R. Rajasekera and H.-S.J. Tsao, based on the book under the same title, taught at INFORMS Spring Meeting, San Diego, CA, May, 1997. 
Selected Papers Published in Recent Conference Proceedings:  

“An Extra Trailer To Double Truck-Bus Capacity Of India Via Automated Trailer Steering,” Rangavajhula, K., Shrivastava, P., and Tsao, H.-S.J., presented at the 2012 Sadar Patel International Conference on Recent Advances In Engineering, Technology And Management, held at the Sadar Patel College of Engineering (affiliated with University of Mumbai), Mumbai, India, on May 31, 2012 – June 2, 2012; published in the Conference Proceedings.

“Achieving Any Desired Resolution in Experimental Design and Avoiding Confounding Among Estimates of Any Given Set of Effects or Interactions,”Tsao, H.-S. J. and Patel, M.H.,; presetned at the 41st Annual Conference of Computers and Industrial Engineering held in Los Angeles, USA and published in the proceedings, 2011.

“Integer Programming for Student Program Design and Scheduling,” Patel, M.H., Tsao, H.-S. Jacob, and Abdollahi, Z.J.; presented at the 2011 Industrial Engineering Research Conference held in Reno, Nevada in May 2011 and published in the Proceedings.

“Dodge-Romig Acceptance Sampling Plans: Misuse and Modification for Practical Usefulness,” Tsao, H.-S.J. and Ganguly, A.; presented at the 2011 Industrial Engineering Research Conference held in Reno, Nevada in May 2011 and published in the Proceedings.

“Streamlining Grain Supply Chains of India: Cloud Computing and Distributed Hubbing for Wholesale-Retail Logistics,” Tsao , H.-S. J., Parikh, S., Ghosh, A.S., Pal, R., Ranalkar, M., Tarapore, H., and Venkatsubramanyan, S.; presented at 2010 IEEE International Conference on Service Operations and Logistics, and Informatics (IEEE-SOLI 2010), held on July 15-17, 2010 in Qingdao, Shandong, China; published in the conference proceedings.

“An Optimization Architecture for Airport Surface Operations,” Tsao, H.-S.J. and Wei, W.;Paper #09-2909, Proceedings of Transportation Research Board 2009 Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., 2009.

“Launching Bus Rapid Transit with Only One Dedicated Lane for Two-Way Bus Traffic on Congested Corridors,” Tsao, H.-S.J., Wei, W., Pratama, A., and Tsao, J.R., presented at the 2nd Annual Conference of Indian Subcontinent Decision Science Institute (ISDSI 2009) held on Jan. 3-5, 2009 in Mumbai, India and published in the Proceedings.

“Integrated Taxiing and Take-Off Scheduling for Optimization of Airport Surface Operations,” Tsao, H.-S.J., Wei, W., and Pratama, A., presented at the 2nd Annual Conference of Indian Subcontinent Decision Science Institute (ISDSI 2009) held on Jan. 3-5, 2009 in Mumbai, India and published in the Proceedings.

“Operational Feasibility of One-dedicated-lane Bus Rapid Transit/Light-rail Systems,” H.-S. J. Tsao, Wenbin Wei, and Agus Pratama, presented at the 7th International Conference of Chinese Transportation Professionals, May 21-22, 2007, Shanghai, China; published in the Proceedings.

“Global Technology Initiative Study-Tour to Asia at San Jose State University,” Belle Wei and H.-S. Jacob Tsao, presented at the 2007 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition held in Honolulu, Hawaii, June 24-27, 2007; published in the Proceedings.

“Active Command-Steering Control of Tractor and Three Full Trailers for Tractor-track Following,” Rangavajhula, K. and Tsao, H.-S.J. (2006), presented at International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Chicago, Nov. 5 -10, 2006 and published in the Proceedings.

“Studying Offshoring Through a Study-Tour of Taiwan and China,”  by Belle Wei and H.-S. Jacob Tsao, Proceedings of the 2005 American Society for Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition, Portland, Oregon, June 12 - 15, 2005.

“An Automated Bus System With Shuttle-Centered Convoying And Intra-Convoy Transfer:  Operations And Evaluation” by H.-S. Jacob Tsao and Lan Zhang, Proceedings of the Transportation Research Board 2005 Annual Meeting, Washington D.C., January 2005.

 “An Intuitive View of the Simplex Algorithm and Sensitivity Analysis for LP via the Concept of Virtual Values of the Right-hand-side Requirements,” H.-S.J. Tsao, presented at the 34th International Conference on Computers and Industrial Engineering, San Francisco, Nov. 2004, published in the conference proceedings.

“Minimization of Test Conditions in Experimental Design,” H.-S..J. Tsao and I.W. Wibowo, presented at the 31st International Conference on Computers and Industrial Engineering, San Francisco, Feb. 2003, published in the conference proceedings.

"An Automated Highway System Dedicated To Inter-City Trucking: Operating Concepts And Deployment," H.-S.J. Tsao and J.L. Botha, presented at the 2002 Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board on Jan. 14, 2002, Washington, D.C.

"Operating Concepts for Urban Bus Automation and Inter-city Truck Automation," H.-S.J. Tsao and J.L. Botha, presented at the 2001 IEEE ITS Conference held in August, 2001 in Oakland, California and published in the Conference Proceedings, 2001.

"Testing a Decision-Oriented Framework to Understand ITS Deployment Issues: Lessons Learned from the TravInfo ATIS Project," M. A. Miller and H.-S.J. Tsao, Proceedings of the 6th World Congress on Intelligent Transport Systems, Toronto, Canada, November 8-12, 1999.

"Capacity of Automated Highway Systems: Merging Efficiency," R. W. Hall and H.-S. J. Tsao in Proceedings of American Control Conference, Albuquerque, New Mexico, June, 1997, pp. 2046-2050.

"Driver Intelligence Replacement in a Decision-Oriented Deployment Framework for Driving Automation", H.-S.J. Tsao and Ran, B., Proceedings of The Third World Congress on Intelligent Transportation Systems, Orlando, Florida (1996).

"Leveraging Exogenous Events for the Deployment of Automated Highway Systems", Hanson, M. and H.-S.J. Tsao, Proceedings of The Third World Congress on Intelligent Transportation Systems, Orlando, Florida (1996).

"Concept Definition of an Infrastructure-Supported Automated Highway System", Sengupta, R., Godbole, D. and H.-S.J. Tsao, Proceedings of The Third World Congress on Intelligent Transportation Systems, Orlando, Florida (1996).

"Towards a Macroscopic Formulation Approach for Dynamic Traffic Flow on an AHS", Ran, B.and H.-S.J. Tsao, Proceedings of IVHS America 5th Annual meeting (August, 1994).

"A Functional Architecture for Automated Highway Traffic Planning", H.-S.J. Tsao, Proceedings of 4th Annual Meeting of IVHS America, Atlanta, Georgia (April 1994).

"A Bayesian Analysis of Entropy Optimization for Uncertainty Modeling", S.C. Fang, D.N. Lee and H.-S.J. Tsao, Proceedings of The Second International Symposium on Uncertainty Modeling and Analysis (ISUMA '93), College Park, Maryland (April 1993).

"Design Options for Operating Automated Highway Systems" H.-S.J. Tsao, R.W. Hall and S.E. Shladover, Proceedings of Vehicle Navigation & Information Systems Conference (Oct.1993).

"Entropy Optimization and Bayesian Parameter Estimation," H.-S. J. Tsao, S.-C. Fang and D.N. Lee, Conference Proceedings of Advances in Mathematics, Computations and Reactor Physics (April, 1991).

Selected Recent Non-refereed Reports:

“Integrated Taxiing and Take-Off Scheduling with Reordering at Runway Holding Points for Optimization of Airport Operations,” Tsao, H.-S.J., Wei, W., and Pratama, A., presented at INFORMS (Institute for Operations Research and the Management Science) 2009 Annual Meeting held in San Diego, USA on October 11-14, 2009.

“Efficient Space Dedication to Bus Rapid Transit or Light Rail Systems,” Tsao, H.-S.J., Wei, W., and Pratama, A., submitted to ASCE (American Society of Civil Engineers) Journal of Transportation Engineering for possible publication.

“Feasibility of One-Dedicated-Lane Bus Rapid Transit/Light-Rail Systems and Their Expansion to Two-Dedicated-Lane Systems: A Focus on Geometric Configuration  and Performance Planning,” Tsao, H.-S. J , Wei, W., and Pratama, A., MTI Report 08-01, Mineta Transportation Institute, San Jose State University, San Jose, California, U.S.A., 2008.

“Automatic Steering For Conventional Truck Trailers: Development And Assessment Of Operating Concepts For Improving Safety, Productivity And Pavement Durability - Final Report, “ Tsao, H.-S.J., Dessouky, Y., Rangavajhula, K, Zeta, J.B., and Zhou, L., PATH Research Report UCB-ITS-PRR-2006-8, Institute of Transportation Studies, University of California, Berkeley, 2006.

“Evaluation of Bus and Truck Automation Operations Concepts,”  H.-S. Jacob Tsao, Lan Zhang, Lin Lin, and Beepa Batni, California PATH Research Report UCB-ITS-PRR-2004-45 (283 pages), California Partners for Advanced Transit and Highway (PATH), University of California, Berkeley, 2004.

“Identification of Minimal Sets of Test Conditions in Experimental Design,” H.-S.J. Tsao and I. Wibowo (draft), presented at INFORMS (Institute for Operations Research and Management Science) Fall 2002 National Meeting, San Jose, California, Nov. 17-20,2002.

“The Performance of R and S Control Charts for Mixtures of Two Normal Distributions,” A. Berrado and H.-S.J. Tsao, presented at INFORMS (Institute for Operations Research and Management Science) Fall 2002 National Meeting, San Jose, California, Nov. 17-20,2002

"Definition and Evaluation of Bus and Truck Automation Operations Concepts," H.-S. Jacob Tsao and Jan Botha, California PATH Research Report, UCB-ITS-PRR-2002-8, Institute of Transportation Studies, University of California, Berkeley, 2002.

"The Role Of Intelligent Transportation Systems (Its) In Intermodal Air Cargo Operations," H.-S.J. Tsao and A. Rizwan, Research Report UCB-ITS-RR-2000-5, Institute of Transportation Studies, University of California, Berkeley, 2000.

"Empirical Analysis of Airport Capacity Enhancement Impacts: A Case Study of DFW Airport," M. Hansen, H,-S. J. Tsao, A. Huang, and W. Wei, presented at the 1999 Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., 1999.

"Spatial and Temporal Factors in Estimating the Potential of Carpooling for Demand Reduction in a Simplified Urban Sprawl," H.-S. Jacob Tsao and Da-Jie Lin, California PATH Research Report UCB-ITS-PRR-99-2, 1999.

"The Role of Air Cargo in California's Goods Movement," Jacob Tsao, UCB-ITS Research Report UCB-ITS-RR-98-7, University of California at Berkeley, Institute of Transportation Studies, Sept. 1998.

"Dynamic Traffic Assignment for Automated Highway Systems: Final Report for MOU 162", H.-S.J. Tsao and B. Hongola, California PATH Reports to Caltrans 97-C14, PATH Program, Institute of Transportation Studies, University of California, Berkeley, 1997.

"A Comparison of Traffic Models: Part II, Results", H.K. Lo, W.-H. Lin, L.C. Liao, E. Chang, and H.-S.J. Tsao, PATH Research Report UCB-ITS-PRR-97-15, Institute of Transportation Studies, University of California, Berkeley, 1997.

"Traffic Flow Analysis for an Automated Highway System", Ran, B. and H.-S.J. Tsao, presented at the Transportation Research Board 1996 Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C.
"Dynamic Traffic Assignment for Automated Highway Systems: A Two-Lane Highway with Speed Constancy", H.-S.J. Tsao, Working Paper UCB-ITS-PWP-96-12, PATH Program, Institute of Transportation Studies, University of California, Berkeley, 1996.

A Comparison of Traffic Models: Part I, Framework", H.K. Lo, W.-H. Lin, L.C. Liao, E. Chang, and H.-S.J. Tsao, PATH Research Report UCB-ITS-PRR-96-22, Institute of Transportation Studies, University of California, Berkeley, 1996.

"Estimating Dynamic O-D Matrices Using Advanced Technologies", Ran, B., H.-S.J. Tsao, and C.C. Liao, presented at the 7th World Conference on Transport Research (WCTR), Sydney, Australia, July 1995.

"Human Factors Design for Automated Highway Systems: Second Generation Scenarios", H.-S.J. Tsao, T.A. Plocher, W.B. Zhang, and S.E. Shladover, draft US-DOT FHWA Report, under FHWA Contract No. DTFH61-91-C-00100, (Jan. 14, 1994).

"Human Factors Design of Automated Highway Systems: First Generation Scenarios", H.-S.J. Tsao, R.W. Hall, S.E. Shladover, T.A. Plocher and L.J. Levitan, US-DOT FHWA Report FHWA-RD-93-123 (1993).

"Two-Point and Multi-Point Routing Algorithms for Private-Network Circuit Layout," W.-J. Li, H.-S. J. Tsao and O. Ulular, Bell Laboratory Technical Memorandum 51253-910811-01TM (Sept., 1991).

EXTERNALLY FUNDED RESEARCH PROJECTS AS PI OR CO-PI SINCE JOINING SJSU IN AUG. 1999. ($1,345,000)
  • California Department of Transportation, Division of Research and Innovation (via California Partners for Advanced Transit and Highways), “Developing Operating Rules and Simulating Performance for One-dedicated-lane Bus Rapid Transit/Light Rail Systems,” $25,000 (seed funds for an Innovative Research Topic), PI (with Yasser Dessouky of SJSU-ISE as co-PI), Aug. 2008 – July 2009.

  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), “Integrated Approaches for Surface Traffic Optimization in the Presence of Uncertainties,” $1M, co-PI (with Dr. Wenbin Wei of SJSU Department of Aviation and Technology), Jan. 2008 – Dec. 2009.

  • California Department of Transportation, Division of Research and Innovation (via Mineta Transportation Institute at Lucas Graduate School of Business of San Jose State University), “Bus Rapid Transit/Light Rail Implemented on One Dedicated Lane: Operational Feasibility, Practicality and Systems Analysis,” $62,000, PI (with Dr. Wenbin Wei of SJSU Department of Aviation and Technology), Jan. 2007 – Dec. 2007.

  • California Partners for Advanced Transit and Highways, “Automated Steering for Conventional Truck Trailers: Development and Assessment of Operating Concepts for Improving Safety, Productivity and Pavement Durability,” $58,948, PI (with Dr. Yasser Dessouky of SJSU-ISE), October 1, 2004 – September 30, 2005.

  • California Partners for Advanced Transit and Highways, “Evaluation Of Truck And Bus Automation Scenarios,” (Phase II of the previous research project) $124,897, Co-PI (with Jan Botha of SJSU-CEE), July, 2002 – Dec. 31, 2003.

  • California Partners for Advanced Transit and Highways, “Definition and Evaluation of Bus and Truck Automation Operations Concepts,” $89,288, PI (with Jan Botha of SJSU-CEE as Co-PI), Jan. 2001 - June 30, 2002

  • National Center of Excellence for Air Transportation Operations Research (NEXTOR - a research consortium sponsored by the Federal Aviation Administration and its industrial and government-agency partners), “Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) Technology in Intermodal Air Freight,” $10,000, Aug. 1999 - Dec. 1999.
JOURNAL EDITORSHIP AND PROFESSIONAL SERVICES:
10/2010 - Present

Area Editor of Statistics, Quality and Reliability for Computers and Industrial Engineering, an International Journal published by Elsevier.

3/2006 - 2/2010

Member, Vehicle Design Committee of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)

6/2004 - 12/2004

Program Co-Chair for the 34th  International Conference on Computer and Industrial Engineering, San Francisco, California, Nov. 14 - 16, 2004.

10/2003 – 7/2004

Quest Editor, Special Issue of Computers and Industrial Engineering for for the 31st International Conference on Computers and Industrial Engineering held in San Francisco, California, Feb. 2 – 4, 2003.

2/1997 - 1/2003 Member of Transportation Network Modeling Committee, Transportation
Research Board, National Academy of Sciences.
6/2002 - 2/2003 Program Co-Chair for the 31st International Conference on Computers and
Industrial Engineering, held in San Francisco, California, Feb. 2 - 4,
2003.
7/2001 - 11/2002 Members of the Program Committee and the Local Arrangements
Committee for the INFORMS (Institute for Operations Research and
Management Science) Fall 2002 National Meeting, to be held in San Jose,
California, Nov. 17-20,2002.
10/2000-8/2001 Program committee member for the IEEE Conference on Intelligent
Transportation Systems, Oakland, California, August 25 - 29, 2001.
7/1998 - 4/1999 Member of the Organizing Committee for the International Workshop on
Geographic Information Systems for Transportation (GIS-T) and
Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS), April 26-28, 1999, Hong Kong
1/1997 - 6/1998 Guest editor for a special issue of the Intelligent Transportation Systems
Journal (ITS Journal) on automated highway systems, published in Oct.
1998.
12/1996 - 11/1997 Program Committee member for the IEEE Conference on Intelligent
Transportation Systems, Boston, Massachusetts, Nov. 9-12, 1997.