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Joseph Geunes

Joseph Geunes

Professor, John and Mary Lib White Systems Integration Chair

College of Engineering

(INEG)-Industrial Engineering

Phone: 479-575-6042

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Dr. Geunes joined the faculty in Industrial Engineering at the University of Arkansas in the fall of 2016 after 18 years as a faculty member in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at the University of Florida. His research and teaching interests focus on applications of operations research to supply chain planning.  He currently serves as Department Editor for IISE Transactions, Area Editor for Omega, and as an Editorial Board member for the International Journal of Production Research

  • Operations Research and Operations Planning
  • Production Planning and Inventory Control
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Transportation Planning and Logistics
  • INEG 3613: Introduction to Operations Research
  • INEG 4553: Production Planning and Control
  • INEG 6213: Integer Programming
  • BSEE, Drexel University
  • MBA, Penn State University
  • PhD, Penn State University

Refereed Journal Articles

  • Geunes, J. 2017. Revisiting the Two-Stage EOQ/EPQ Model with Inelastic Demand: Decentralization and Coordination. Forthcoming in International Journal of Production Research.
  • Konur, D., J. Geunes. 2017. Supplier Wholesale Pricing for a Retail Chain: Analysis of Identical Market Price Functions. Forthcoming in Omega.
  • Konur, D., J. Geunes. 2016. Integrated Districting, Fleet Composition, and Inventory Planning for a Multi-Retailer Distribution System. Forthcoming in Annals of Operations Research.
  • Teksan, Z.M., J. Geunes. 2016. Production Planning with Price-Dependent Supply Capacity. IIE Transactions 48(10), 938-954.
  • Geunes, J., H.E. Romeijn, W. van den Heuvel. 2016. Improving the Efficiency of Decentralized Supply Chains with Fixed Ordering Costs. European Journal of Operational Research 252(3), 815-828.
  • Teksan, Z.M., J. Geunes. 2016. An EOQ Model with Price-Dependent Supply and Demand. International Journal of Production Economics 178, 22-33.
  • Konur, D., J. Geunes. 2016. Supplier Wholesale Pricing for A Retail Chain: Implications of Centralized vs. Decentralized Retailing and Procurement under Quantity Competition. Omega 65, 98-110.
  • Teksan, Z.M., J. Geunes. 2015. A Polynomial Time Algorithm for Convex Cost Lot Sizing Problems.  Operations Research Letters 43(4), 359-364. 
  • Feng, T., J. Geunes. 2014. Speculation in a Two-stage Supply Chain.  IIE Transactions 46(12), 1315-1328.
  • Palak, G., Eksioglu, S.D., J. Geunes. 2014.  Analyzing the Impacts of Carbon Regulatory Mechanisms on Supplier and Mode Selection Decisions: An Application to a Biofuel Supply Chain.  International Journal of Production Economics 154, 198-216.
  • Pérez, C., J. Geunes. 2014. A (Q, R) Inventory Replenishment Model with Two Delivery Modes.  European Journal of Operational Research 237(2), 528-545.
  • Rainwater, C., J. Geunes, H.E. Romeijn. 2014. Resource Constrained Assignment Problems with Shared Resource Consumption and Flexible Demand. INFORMS Journal on Computing 26(2), 290-302.
  • Prince, M., J. Geunes, J.C. Smith. 2013. Procurement Allocation Planning with Multiple Suppliers under Competition.  International Journal of Production Research 51(23-24), 6900-6922.
  • Su, Y., J. Geunes. 2013.  Multi-Period Price Promotions in a Single-Supplier, Multi-Retailer Supply Chain under Asymmetric Demand Information.  Annals of Operations Research 211(1), 447-472.
  • Chen, S., J. Geunes. 2013.  Optimal Allocation of Stock Levels and Stochastic Customer Demands to a Capacitated Resource. Annals of Operations Research 203(1), 33-54.
  • Prince, M., J.C. Smith, J. Geunes. 2013. A Three-Stage Procurement Optimization Problem under Uncertainty.  Naval Research Logistics 60(5), 395-412.
  • Prince, M., J.C. Smith, J. Geunes. 2013. Designing Fair 8- and 16-team Knockout Tournaments.  IMA Journal of Management Mathematics 24(3), 321-336.
  • Chen, S., J. Geunes, A. Mishra. 2012.  Algorithms for Multi-Item Procurement Planning with Case Packs. IIE Transactions 44(3), 181-198.
  • Konur, D., J. Geunes. 2012.  Competitive Multi-facility Location Games with Non-Identical Firms and Convex Traffic Congestion Costs. Transportation Research, Part E 48(1), 373-385.
  • Merzifonluoglu, Y., J. Geunes, H.E. Romeijn. 2012. The Static Stochastic Knapsack Problem with Normally Distributed Item Sizes. Mathematical Programming 134(2), 459-489.
  • Rainwater, C., J. Geunes, H.E. Romeijn. 2012. A Facility Neighborhood Search Heuristic for Capacitated Facility Location with Single-Source Constraints and Flexible Demand. Journal of Heuristics 18(2), 297-315.
  • Su, Y., J. Geunes. 2012. Price Promotions, Operations Cost, and Profit in a Two-Stage Supply Chain. Omega 40(6), 891-905.
  • Van den Heuvel, W., O.E. Kundakçioglu, J. Geunes, H.E. Romeijn, T.C. Sharkey, and A.P.M. Wagelmans. 2012. Integrated Market Selection and Production Planning: Complexity and Solution Approaches. Mathematical Programming 134(2), 395-424.
  • Wu, T., L. Shi, J. Geunes, K. Akartunali. 2012. On the Equivalence of Strong Formulations for Capacitated Multi-level Lot Sizing Problems with Setup Times. Journal of Global Optimization 53(4), 615-639.
  • Agrali, S., J. Geunes, Z.C. Taskin. 2012.  A Facility Location Model with Safety Stock Costs: Analysis of the Cost of Single-Sourcing Requirements. Journal of Global Optimization 54(3), 551-581.
  • Capar, I, B. Eksioglu, J. Geunes. 2011. A Decision Rule for Coordination of Inventory and Transportation in a Two-Stage Supply Chain with Alternative Supply Sources. Computers & Operations Research 38(12), 1696-1704.
  • Geunes, J., R. Levi, H.E. Romeijn, D.B. Shmoys. 2011.  Approximation Algorithms for Supply Chain Planning Problems with Market Choice.  Mathematical Programming 130(1), 85-106.
  • Konur, D., J. Geunes. 2011. Analysis of Traffic Congestion Costs in a Competitive Supply Chain. Transportation Research, Part E 47(1), 1-17.
  • Sharkey, T.C., J. Geunes, H.E. Romeijn, Z.-J. Shen. 2011. Exact Algorithms for Integrated Facility Location and Production Planning Problems. Naval Research Logistics 58(5), 419-436.
  • Sharkey, T.C., H.E. Romeijn, J. Geunes. 2011. A Class of Nonlinear Nonseparable Continuous Knapsack and Multiple-Choice Knapsack Problems. Mathematical Programming 126(1), 69-96.
  • Wu, T., L. Shi, J. Geunes, K. Akartunali. 2011. An Optimization Framework for Solving Capacitated Multi-level Lot-sizing Problems with Backlogging. European Journal of Operational Research 214(2), 428-441.
  • Bakal, I.S., J. Geunes. 2010. Order Timing Strategies in a Single-Supplier, Multi-Retailer System.  International Journal of Production Research 48(8), 2395-2412.
  • Taaffe, K., J. Geunes, H.E. Romeijn. 2010. Supply capacity acquisition and allocation with uncertain customer demands. European Journal of Operational Research 204(2), 263-273.
  • Yang, B., J. Geunes. 2010. Independent Inventory Control in Multi-Component Assemble-to-Order Systems. International Journal of Operational Research 7(3), 297-313.
  • Agrali, S. and J. Geunes. 2009.  A Single-Resource Allocation Problem with Poisson Resource Requirements.  Optimization Letters 3(4), 559-571.
  • Agrali, S., J. Geunes. 2009. Solving Knapsack Problems with S-Curve Return Functions. European Journal of Operational Research 193, 605-615.
  • Bakal, I.S., J. Geunes. 2009. Analysis of Order Timing Tradeoffs in Multi-Retailer Supply Systems. International Journal of Production Research 47(11), 2841-2863.
  • Geunes, J., Y. Merzifonluoglu, H.E. Romeijn. 2009. Capacitated Procurement Planning with Price-Sensitive Demand and General Concave Revenue Functions. European Journal of Operational Research 194, 390-405.
  • Rainwater, C., J. Geunes, H.E. Romeijn. 2009. The Generalized Assignment Problem with Flexible Jobs. Discrete Applied Mathematics 157(1), 49-67.
  • Bakal, I.S., J. Geunes, H.E. Romeijn. 2008. Market Selection Decisions for Inventory Models with Price-Sensitive Demand. Journal of Global Optimization 41(4), 633-657.
  • Taaffe, K., J. Geunes, H.E. Romeijn. 2008.  Target Market Selection with Demand Uncertainty: The Selective Newsvendor Problem.  European Journal of Operational Research 189(3), 987-1003.
  • Yang, B., J. Geunes. 2008. Predictive-Reactive Scheduling on a Single Resource with Uncertain Future Jobs. European Journal of Operational Research 189(3), 1267-1283.
  • Burke, G., J. Geunes, H.E. Romeijn, A. Vakharia. 2007. Allocating Procurement to Capacitated Suppliers with Concave Quantity Discounts. Operations Research Letters 36, 103-109.
  • Choi, J., S.X. Bai, J. Geunes, H.E. Romeijn. 2007. Manufacturing Delivery Performance for Supply Chain Management. Mathematical and Computer Modelling 45, 11-20.
  • Geunes, J., Z.-J. Shen, A. Emir. 2007. Planning and Approximation Models for Delivery Route Based Services with Price-Sensitive Demands. European Journal of Operational Research 183(1), 460-471.
  • Merzifonluoglu, Y., J. Geunes, H.E. Romeijn. 2007. Integrated Capacity, Demand, and Production Planning with Subcontracting and Overtime Options. Naval Research Logistics 54(4), 433-447.
  • Romeijn, H.E., J. Geunes, K. Taaffe. 2007. On a Nonseparable Convex Maximization Problem with Continuous Knapsack Constraints.  Operations Research Letters 35, 172-180.
  • Yang, B., J. Geunes. 2007. Inventory and Lead-Time Planning with Lead-Time Sensitive Demand. IIE Transactions 39(5), 439-452.
  • Yang, B., J. Geunes. 2007. A Single Resource Scheduling Problem with Job-Selection Flexibility, Tardiness Costs and Controllable Processing Times. Computers & Industrial Engineering 53, 420-432.
  • Geunes, J., H.E. Romeijn, K. Taaffe. 2006. Requirements Planning with Pricing and Order Selection Flexibility. Operations Research 54(2), 394-401.
  • Jiang, L., J. Geunes. 2006. Impact of Introducing Make-to-Order Options in a Make-to-Stock Environment. European Journal of Operational Research 174(2), 724-743.
  • Merzifonluoglu, Y., J. Geunes. 2006. Uncapacitated Production and Location Planning Models with Demand Fulfillment Flexibility. International Journal of Production Economics 102, 199-216.
  • Choi, J., Cao, J., H.E. Romeijn, J. Geunes, S.X. Bai. 2005. A Stochastic Multi-item Inventory Model with Unequal Replenishment Intervals and Limited Warehouse Capacity. IIE Transactions 37(12), 1129-1142.
  • Huang, W., H.E. Romeijn, J. Geunes. 2005. The Continuous-Time Single-Sourcing Problem with Capacity Constraints and Expansion Opportunities. Naval Research Logistics 52(3), 193-211.
  • Balakrishnan, A., J. Geunes, M.S. Pangburn. 2004. Coordinating Supply Chains by Controlling Upstream Variability Propagation. Manufacturing & Service Operations Management 6(2), 163-183.
  • Geunes, J. Z.J. Shen, H.E. Romeijn. 2004. Economic Ordering Decisions with Market Choice Flexibility. Naval Research Logistics 51(1), 117-136.
  • Yang, B., J. Geunes, W.J. O’Brien. 2004. A Heuristic Approach for Minimizing Weighted Tardiness and Overtime Costs in Single Resource Scheduling. Computers & Operations Research 31(8), 1273-1301.
  • Balakrishnan, A., J. Geunes. 2003. Production Planning with Flexible Product Specifications: An Application to Specialty Steel Manufacturing. Operations Research 51(1), 94-112.
  • Geunes, J., P.M. Pardalos. 2003. Network Optimization in Supply Chain Management and Financial Engineering: An Annotated Bibliography. Networks 42(2), 66-84.
  • Geunes, J. 2003. Solving Large-Scale Requirements Planning Problems with Component Substitution Options. Computers & Industrial Engineering 44(3), 475-491.
  • Geunes, J., A.Z. Zeng. 2003. Optimizing Supply Shortage Decisions in Base-Stock Distribution Operations. Journal of Global Optimization 26(1), 25-42.
  • O’Brien, W.J., R. Issa, J. Hammer, M. Schmalz, J. Geunes, S. Bai. 2002. SEEK: Accomplishing enterprise information integration across heterogeneous sources, ITCON: Electronic Journal of Information Technology in Construction 7, 101-124.
  • Geunes, J., R. Ramasesh, J. Hayya. 2001. Adapting the Newsvendor Model for Infinite-Horizon Inventory Systems. International Journal of Production Economics 72(3), 237-250.
  • Geunes, J., A.Z. Zeng. 2001. Impacts of Inventory Shortage Policies on Transportation Requirements in Two-Stage Distribution Systems. European Journal of Operational Research 129(2), 299-310.
  • Balakrishnan, A., J. Geunes. 2000. Requirements Planning with Substitutions: Exploiting Bill-of-Materials Flexibility in Production Planning. Manufacturing & Service Operations Management 2(2), 166-185. 

Books Authored

  • Geunes, J. Operations Planning: Mixed Integer Optimization Models, CRC Press, (2014).
  • Geunes, J. Demand Flexibility in Supply Chain Planning, Springer, New York (2012).  (Top 50% of SpringerLink eBook downloads in 2012.)

Books Edited

  • Geunes, J., ed. TutORials in Operations Research 2011: Transforming Research into Action, Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences, Hanover, MD (2011).
  • Geunes, J., P.M. Pardalos, eds. Supply Chain Optimization, Springer, New York (2005).
  • Geunes, J., E. Akçali, P.M. Pardalos, H.E. Romeijn, Z.J. Shen, eds. Applications of Supply Chain Management and E-Commerce Research, Springer, New York (2005).
  • Geunes, J., P.M. Pardalos, H.E. Romeijn, eds., Supply Chain Management: Models, Applications, and Research Directions, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, The Netherlands (2002).

Refereed Book Chapters

  • Spanton, S., J. Geunes. 2013. Estimating Customer Service Times on a Rail Network from GPS Data.  Dynamics of Information Systems: Algorithmic Approaches, A. Sorokin, P.M. Pardalos (eds.), 99-120, Springer.
  • Smith, J.C., M. Prince, J. Geunes. 2013. Modern Network Interdiction Problems and Algorithms. Handbook of Combinatorial Optimization (2nd Edition), P.M. Pardalos, D.-Z. Du, R. Graham (eds.), 1949-1987, Springer.
  • Geunes, J., K. Taaffe. 2007. Transportation Systems Overview, Chapter 14 in The Handbook of Logistics Engineering (G.D. Taylor, Ed.), Taylor and Francis.
  • Geunes, J., Y. Merzifonluoglu, H.E. Romeijn, K. Taaffe. 2005. Demand Selection and Assignment Problems in Supply Chain Planning, in TutORials in Operations Research, INFORMS.
  • Taaffe, K., J. Geunes. 2004. Models for Integrated Customer Order Selection and Requirements Planning Decisions under Limited Production Capacity, in  Supply Chain and Finance (P.M. Pardalos, A. Migdalas, and G. Baourakis, Eds.), World Scientific.
  • Balakrishnan, A., J. Geunes, M.S. Pangburn. 2002. Coordinating the Distribution Chain: New Models for New Challenges. Chapter 9 in Supply Chain Management: Models, Applications, and Research Directions, (J. Geunes, P.M. Pardalos, H.E. Romeijn, eds.), Kluwer Academic Publishers.
  • Geunes, J., B. Chang. 2001. Operations Research Models for Supply Chain Management and Design. Encyclopedia of Optimization v4 (C.A. Floudas and P.M. Pardalos, eds.), 133-144, Kluwer.

Refereed Conference Proceedings

  • S.D. Eksioglu, Z. Azadi, J. Geunes. 2014. Optimizing Costs and Emissions Due to Inventory Replenishment of Perishable Products. Proceedings of the 2014 Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference (ISERC), Montreal, CA.
  • Ma, J., J. Geunes, Y. Guan. 2013. Using Quantity Discounts to Improve Coordination in a Two-Level Supply Chain. Proceedings of the 2013 Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference (ISERC), San Juan, PR.
  • Palak, G, S.D. Eksioglu, J. Geunes. Models for Cost Efficient and Environmentally Friendly Inventory Replenishment Decisions for Perishable Products. Proceedings of the 2013 Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference (ISERC), San Juan, PR.
  • Prince, M., J. Geunes, J.C. Smith. 2011. Designing Fair 8- and 16-team Tournament Brackets, in D. Percy, J.J. Reade, and P. Scarf (Eds.), Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Mathematics in Sport, Salford Quays, UK, pp. 195--201, 2011.  Institute of Mathematics and Its Applications.
  • Prince, M., J. Geunes, J.C. Smith. 2011. Optimizing Exclusivity Agreements in a Three-Stage Procurement Game. Proceedings of the 2011 Industrial Engineering Research Conference (IERC), Reno, NV.
  • Agrali, S., J. Geunes, C. Rainwater. 2010. A Component Procurement Planning and Product Portfolio Design Problem. Proceedings of the 2010 Industrial Engineering Research Conference (IERC), Cancun, MX.
  • Bakal, I.S., J. Geunes. 2007. Early versus Delayed Commitments in Multi-Retailer Inventory Systems.  Proceedings of the 2007 Industrial Engineering Research Conference, G. Bayraksan, W. Lin, Y. Son, and R. Wysk, eds.
  • Sharkey, T., J. Geunes, H.E. Romeijn. 2006. An Analysis of a Class of Nonlinear Knapsack Problems. Proceedings of the 2006 Industrial Engineering Research Conference (IERC), Orlando.
  • Levi, R., J. Geunes, H.E. Romeijn, D.B. Shmoys. 2005.  Inventory and Facility Location Models with Market Selection. Proceedings of 2005 Integer Programming and Combinatorial Optimization (IPCO) Conference, Springer’s Lecture Notes in Computer Science.
  • Taaffe, K., J. Geunes, H.E. Romeijn. 2005. Capacity Acquisition and Stochastic Customer Demand Assignment in a Network of Facilities. Proceedings of the 2005 Industrial Engineering Research Conference (IERC), Atlanta.
  • Huang, W., J. Geunes, H.E. Romeijn. 2004.  Multi-period Production Planning with Product Specification Flexibility. Proceedings of the 2004 Industrial Engineering Research Conference (IERC), Houston.
  • Merzifonluoglu, Y., J. Geunes. 2004. Requirements planning with order selection and demand timing flexibility. Proceedings of the 2004 Industrial Engineering Research Conference (IERC), Houston.
  • Taaffe, K., J. Geunes, H.E. Romeijn. 2004. Market Entrance and Product Ordering Decisions under Demand Uncertainty. Proceedings of the 2004 Industrial Engineering Research Conference (IERC), Houston.
  • Yang, B. and J. Geunes. 2004. Models for integrated inventory and lead-time planning. Proceedings of the 2004 Industrial Engineering Research Conference (IERC), Houston.
  • Geunes, J., H.E. Romeijn, K. Taaffe. 2002. Models for Integrated Production Planning and Order Selection. Proceedings of Industrial Engineering Research Conference (IERC), Orlando, May 2002.
  • Geunes, J., J. Hayya. 1997. The Newsvendor Model: A Dynamic Heuristic for Infinite-Horizon Inventory Analysis. Conference Proceedings DSI National Meeting, San Diego, November 1997.
  • Fellow, Institute of Industrial Engineers, 2015
  • Best Paper Award, Production Planning and Scheduling Track, 2013 Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference, for “Using Quantity Discounts to Improve Coordination in a Two-Level Supply Chain,” (by J. Ma, J. Geunes, Y. Guan)
  • Best Paper Award, Operations Research Track, 2011 Industrial Engineering Research Conference, for “Optimizing Exclusivity Agreements in a Three-Stage Procurement Game,” (by M. Prince, J. Geunes, J.C. Smith)
  • Manufacturing & Service Operations Management journal’s 2005 Meritorious Service Award