Dr. Myoungsoo (Andy) Ham, Ph. D.

Associate Professor of Industrial & Systems Engineering
School of Engineering and Computational Sciences

Dr. Andy Ham is an associate professor in the School of Engineering and Computational Sciences at Liberty University. He received his Ph.D. degree in Industrial Engineering at Arizona State University and his M.S. degree in Operations Research at University of Texas at Austin. He has over 15 years of industry experiences from Samsung, IBM, Texas Instrument, and AMD/Global Foundries.

Education

  • Ph. D., Industrial Engineering--Arizona State University
  • Master’s of Science Operations Research--University of Texas at Austin

Research Areas

  • Real-Time Dispatching and Real-Time Scheduling
  • Production/Operations Management/Supply Chain Management
  • Binary Integer Programming
  • Spreadsheet Modeling
  • Decision Sciences
  • Pricing & Revenue optimization

Professional Service

  • 2014 Winter Simulation/MASM: Technical Program Committee
  • 2013 Computer and Operations Research: Guest editor
  • 2012 Winter Simulation/MASM: Conference Organizer
  • 2010 Informs Meeting: Session chair
  • Reviewer International J. of Production Research
  • Reviewer IEEE Trans. on Semiconductor Manufacturing
  • Reviewer Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering

Publications

  • Ham, M., Integer programming-based real-time dispatching (i-RTD) heuristic for wet-etch station at wafer fabrication, International Journal of Production Research, 2011.
  • Ham, M., Lee, Y. H., and Ahn, J. H., IP-based real time dispatching for two-machine batching problem with time window constraints, IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, 8 (3), 589 – 597, 2011.
  • Ham, M., Lee, Y. H., and Kim, S. H., Real-time scheduling of multi-stage flexible job shop floor, International Journal of Production Research, 49 (12), 2011.

Conference Proceedings 

  • Jung, C., Pabst, D., Ham, M., Stehli, M., and Rothe, M., An Effective Problem Decomposition Method for Scheduling of Diffusion Processes Based on Mixed Integer Linear Programming, IEEE/SEMI Advanced Semiconductor Manufacturing Conference, 2013
  • Ham, M., Ko, W. H., and Ahn, J. H., Integer programming based real time scheduling of cluster tool, Informs, 2010.
  • Ham, M., Lee, Y. H., and Fowler, J., Integer programming based real time scheduling in semiconductor manufacturing, Winter Simulation Conference, 2009.
  • Ham, M. and Fowler, J., Balanced machine workload dispatching scheme for wafer fab, IEEE/SEMI Advanced Semiconductor Manufacturing Conference, 2007.
  • Ham, M. et al., Dynamic wet-furnace dispatching/scheduling in wafer fabrication, IEEE/SEMI Advanced Semiconductor Manufacturing Conference, 2006.
  • Ham, M. and Dillard, F., Dynamic photo stepper dispatching/scheduling in wafer fabrication, IEEE International Symposium on Semiconductor Manufacturing, 2005.