Publications

Published Refereed Journal Articles/Book Chapters

Ogidigben, M., Rivera, E., and Keyser, R. Faculty perceptions of cleanliness and safety on a college campus during the COVID-19 pandemic. Journal of Higher Education Theory and Practice, 2021, 21(12), 71-83.

Li, L., Keyser, R., and Pierson, R. No-cost learning material: Perspectives from industrial and systems engineering students. Journal of Higher Education Theory and Practice, 2021, 21(10), 215-225.

Ogidigben, M., Rivera, E., and Keyser, R. Return to campus? Amid the COVID-19 pandemic? Journal of Higher Education Theory and Practice, 2021, 21(6), 1-7.

Keyser, R. Lean at home: Applying RCA techniques to home projects. Journal of Applied Research on Industrial Engineering, 2021, 8(2), 131-142.

Keyser, R., and Doyle, B. Clever methods students use to cheat and ways to neutralize them. Journal of Higher Education Theory and Practice, 2020, 20(16), 11-21.

Keyser, R., and Jordan, L. Addressing corrugated board warp with a 2^3 factorial design. Journal of Management and Engineering Integration, 2020, 13(1), 20-31.

Keyser, R. A correlation between non-mandatory attendance and course grades in a fourth-year industrial engineering course. Journal of Higher Education Theory and Practice, 2019, 19(8), 17-24.

Keyser, R., and Jordan, L. Lean in education: Mistake-proofing teacher mistakes at a magnet high school. Journal of Management and Engineering Integration, 2019, 12(1), 49-58.

Keyser, R. A correlation between absenteeism and course grades in a third-year industrial engineering class. Research in Higher Education Journal, 2019, 37, 1-6.

Keyser, R. Analyzing course grades in a converged classroom environment - A follow-up study. Journal of Higher Education Theory and Practice, 2018, 18(4), 102-113.

Keyser, R., Marella, V. K., and Clay, K. Lean restaurants: Improving the dining experience. Journal of Higher Education Theory and Practice, 2017, 17(6), 67-79.

Keyser, R. and Parvathareddy, H. An assessment of average course grades in a converged classroom environment. Journal of Higher Education Theory and Practice, 2017, 17(3), 70-86.

Wiles, G. and Keyser, R. Converged classroom approval based on student satisfaction. Journal of Higher Education Theory and Practice, 2016, 16(3), 17-21.

Keyser, R., Marella, V., and Sawhney, R. A management framework for understanding change in a lean environment. Tékhne - Review of Applied Management Studies, 2016, 14(1), 31-44.

Keyser, R. and Sawhney, R. Reliability in lean systems. Int'l Journal of Quality and Reliability Management, 2013, 30(3), 223-238.

Published Refereed Conference Proceedings

Keyser, R., Jordan, L., DeGrendel, D., Mody, H., and Monaghan, P. Using human factors engineering and quality assurance principles to improve the quality and reliability of products, services, and processes. Proceedings of the Maintainability and Reliability Conference (MARCON), Knoxville, TN, USA, March 8-11, 2020.

Scherrer, C., and Keyser, R. "The hybrid converged classroom". Proceedings of the 2019 IISE Annual Conference and Expo, Orlando, FL, USA, May 18-21, 2019.

Lowder, L., Keyser, R., et al. "Student and faculty perceptions of attendance policies at a polytechnic university". 2015 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Seattle, WA, June 14-17, 2015.

Keyser, R. and Marella, L. "An assessment of human (un)reliability in the workplace". Proceedings of the 2014 Maintainability and Reliability (MARCON) Conference, Knoxville, TN, USA, Feb. 24-27, 2014.

Berg, T., Bills, K., Young, R., Maleki, S., Macias de Anda, E., Keyser, R., and Sawhney, R. "Risk analysis in a lean system using monte carlo simulation". Proceedings of the 2011 IIE Engineering Lean and Six Sigma Conference, Atlanta, GA, USA, Sept. 13-14, 2011.

Invited Conference Presentations

"Reducing Setup Times with SMED". Lean Six Sigma and Data Science (LSSDS) Conference, Atlanta, GA, USA, September 21, 2021.

"Addressing Corrugated Board Warp Using a 2^3 Factorial Design". Industry, Engineering, and Management Systems (IEMS) Conference, Clearwater Beach, FL, March 17, 2020.

"Using human factors engineering and quality assurance principles to improve the quality and reliability of products, services, and processes". Maintainability and Reliability Conference (MARCON), Knoxville, TN, USA, March 8-11, 2020.

"Lean in education: Mistake-proofing teacher mistakes at a magnet high school". Industry, Engineering, & Management Systems (IEMS) Conference, Clearwater Beach, FL, 2019.

"An assessment of human (un)reliability in the workplace".  Maintainability and Reliability (MARCON) Conference, Knoxville, 2014.

Open-Education Resource (OER) Textbooks

Li, Lin; Keyser, Robert; and Han, Meng, (2021). "Survey of Engineering Applications from Mathematics". Engineering Open Textbooks. 3. University System of Georgia. https://oer.galileo.usg.edu/engineering-textbooks/3

Keyser, Robert; Li, Lin; and Han, Meng, (2021). “Systems Simulation”. Engineering Open Textbooks. University System of Georgia. https://alg.manifoldapp.org/projects/systems-simulation

Dissertation

"Reliability in Lean Systems", PhD dissertation, University of Tennessee, December 2008.

 

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