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Renato E. de Matta

Associate Professor
Larry and Lori Wright Research Fellow

Management Sciences
W232  John Pappajohn Bus Bldg
The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242-1994
Ph: 319-335-0956
Fax: 319-335-0297
E-mail: renato-dematta@uiowa.edu
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Academic History

  • PhD in Decision Sciences, University of Pennsylvania, 1989
  • ME in Industrial Engineering, University of the Philippines, 1979
  • BS in Industrial Engineering, University of the Philippines, 1977

Expertise

  • Flexible manufacturing systems
  • Integer programming
  • Logistics
  • Operations management
  • Production planning and scheduling
  • Service Operations
  • Supply chain management

Awards

  • Henry B. Tippie Research Fellow , 2005
  • Martin and Barbara Johnson Research Fellow , 2004

Selected Publications

  • The Retailer-Supplier Preference to Sell on Consignment or Wholesale, Renato E. deMatta, Timothy J. Lowe, Dengfeng Zhang
  • Contingency Planning in the Formation of a Supply Chain, Renato E. deMatta
  • Coordinated Production and Delivery for an Exporter, Renato E. deMatta, Vernon Hsu, Chung-Lun Li
  • Formation of a Strategic Manufacturing and Distribution Network with Transfer Prices , Renato E. deMatta, Tan Miller
  • Channel Coordination in a Consignment Contract , Dengfeng Zhou, Renato E. deMatta, Timothy J. Lowe, European Journal of Operational Research, vol 207, 2010, 897-905
  • Updating a Modular Product: How to Set Time to Market and Product Quality, Lifang Wu, Renato E. deMatta, Timothy J. Lowe, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, vol 56, 2009, 298-311
  • Developing Work Schedules for an Inter-City Transit System with Multiple Driver Types and Fleet Types, Renato E. deMatta, Emmanuel Peters, European Journal of Operational Research, vol 192, 2009, 852-865
  • A Global Supply Chain Profit Maximization and Transfer Pricing Model, Tan Miller, Renato E. deMatta, Journal of Business Logistics (Special Issue), vol 29, 2008, 175-200
  • A Stochastic Product Variety Management Model with One-Way Demand Substitution, Renato E. deMatta, Lifang Wu
  • Work Scheduling with Job Assignment Flexibility for a Multi-Fleet Transport System, Emmanuel Peters, Renato E. deMatta, Warren Boe, European Journal of Operational Research, vol 180, 2007, 82-98
  • The Capacity Acquisition and Disposal Problem with Age-Dependent Deterioration , Renato E. deMatta, Vernon Hsu, Production and Operations Management, vol 15, 2006
  • Production and Inter-Facility Transportation Scheduling for a Process Industry, Renato E. deMatta, Tan Miller, European Journal of Operational Research, vol 158, 2004, 72-88
  • Integrating Production and Transportation Scheduling Decisions Between Two Geographically Separated Plants, Renato E. deMatta, Tan Miller, Journal of Business Logistics, vol 24, 2003, 111-146
  • Scheduling Patients in an Ambulatory Surgical Center, Vernon Hsu, Renato E. deMatta, Chung-Yee Lee, Naval Research Logistics, vol 50, 2003, 218-238
  • Short-Term Capacity Adjustment With Offline Production For A Flexible Manufacturing System Under Abnormal Disturbances, Renato E. deMatta, Vernon Hsu, Chang-Xue Jack Feng, Annals of Operations Research, vol 107, 2002, 83-100
  • The Capacitated Selection Problem, Renato E. deMatta, Vernon Hsu, Tim Lowe, Naval Research Logistics, vol 46, 1999, 19-37
  • An Efficient Approach to Recognize the Infeasibility of a Loading Problem, Renato E. deMatta, Vernon Hsu, The International Journal of Flexible Manufacturing Systems, vol 9, 1997, 31-50
  • Evaluating the Trade-offs Between Idling and Shutting Down Production Lines in Process Industries, Renato E. deMatta, Tan Miller, Production and Operations Management, vol 5, 1996, 371-390
  • The Performance of Rolling Production Schedules in a Process Industry, Renato E. deMatta, M. Guignard, IIE Transactions, vol 27, 1995, 564-73
  • A Lagrangean Decomposition Solution for the Single Processor, Multiproduct Scheduling Problem, Renato E. deMatta, European Journal of Operational Research, vol 79, 1994, 25-37
  • Dynamic Production Scheduling for a Process Industry, Renato E. deMatta, M. Guignard, Operations Research, vol 42, 1994, 492-503
  • The Effects of Changeover and Production Loss on Capacity-Oriented Production Scheduling, Renato E. deMatta, M. Guignard, European Journal of Operational Research, vol 72, 1994, 62-73
  • A Note on The Growth of a Production Planning System: A Case Study in Evolution, Renato E. deMatta, Tan Miller, Interfaces, vol 23, 1993, 116-22
  • Product Sequencing Using a Robot Problem Solver, Renato E. deMatta, J. Johnson, R. de Matta, D.E. Grierson, G.Rzevski, and R.A. Adey (editors), Applications of Artificial Intelligence in Engineering, Southhampton, UK: Computation Mechanics, 1992, 855-72
  • Predictive Exploration of Educational Failure Paradigms, Renato E. deMatta, G. Johnson, J. Johnson, Canadian Journal of Special Education, vol 7, 1991, 164-80

Working Papers

  • Competition in a Consignment Channel, Dengfeng Zhang, Renato E. deMatta
  • Practitioners’ Notes On High Level Inventory Network Modeling Approaches, Tan Miller, Renato E. deMatta, Minghong Xu
  • Managing Product Variety in a Supply Chain, Renato E. deMatta, Timothy J. Lowe, Lifang Wu
  • Product Costing in the Strategic Formation of a Supply Chain , Renato E. deMatta
  • Dynamic Pricing in Reputation-Based e-Commerce Retailing, Dengfeng Zhang, Renato E. deMatta, Timothy J. Lowe
  • Maximizing the Value of Healthcare Output through Learning, Renato E. deMatta
  • Retailer Product Variety, Pricing and Inventory Decisions, Renato E. deMatta

Conference Proceedings

  • Consumer Influence On Product Variety Decisions , Lifang Wu, Renato E. deMatta, Timothy J. Lowe, ICMIT 2010 Conference Proceedings, 2010

    Other Work

    Work In Progress

    • Price Competition in a Consignment Contract Between a Single Retailer and Multiple Suppliers, Dengfeng Zhang, Renato E. deMatta, Timothy J. Lowe

    Current & Prior Positions

    • Associate Professor, Department of Management Sciences, Henry B. Tippie College of Business, The University of Iowa, August 1997 - Present
    • Assistant Professor, Department of Management Sciences, Henry B. Tippie College of Business, The University of Iowa, August 1990 - Present
    • Lecturer, Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration, July 1995
    • Visiting Assistant Professor of Management, University of Scranton, Scranton, PA, 1989 - 1990
    • Visiting Assistant Professor of Management, Philadelphia College of Textiles and Science, Philadelphia, PA, 1986 - 1989
    • Adjunct Faculty of Management, Villanova University, Villanova, PA, 1984 - 1986
    • Assistant Professor of Industrial Engineering, University of the Philippines, 1977 - 1982
    • Production Planning and Materials Control Manager, International Pants Corporation, Manila, Philippines., 1979 - 1981

    Review and Editorial Work

    • Referee, European Journal of Operational Research, March 2012 - current
    • Referee, Transportation Research Part E, February 2014-March 2014
    • Referee, Journal of Systems Science and Systems Engineering, October 2013-November 2013
    • Referee, Journal of Business Logistics, August 2013-October 2013
    • Referee, European Journal of Operational Research, July 2013-September 2013
    • Referee, Computers and Industrial Engineering, June 2013-September 2013
    • Referee, Optimization and Engineering, June 2013-August 2013
    • Referee, Journal of Systems Science and Systems Engineering, May 2013-June 2013
    • Referee, Journal of Business Logistics, April 2013-June 2013
    • Referee, International Journal of Business Analytics, April 2013
    • Referee, European Journal of Operational Research, December 2012-February 2013
    • Referee, Journal of Business Logistics, November 2012-December 2012
    • Referee, International Journal of Production Research, October 2012-December 2012
    • Referee, Production and Operations Management Society Journal, October 2012-December 2012
    • Referee, Journal of Industrial engineering, September 2012-November 2012
    • Referee, Encyclopedia of Business Analytics & Optimization, September 2012-October 2012
    • Referee, International Journal of Production Economics, July 2012-September 2012
    • Referee, European Journal of Operational Research, May 2012-July 2012
    • Referee, Journal of Business Logistics, May 2012-July 2012
    • Referee, European Journal of Operational Research, May 2012-June 2012
    • Referee, 6th IEEE International Conference on Management of Innovation and Technology, March 2012
    • Referee, Flexible Services and Manufacturing Journal, February 2012-March 2012
    • Referee, Journal of Business Logistics, February 2012-March 2012
    • Referee, 2012 IEEE International Conference on Management of Information and Technology, February 2012
    • Referee, the 6th International Conference on Management of Innovation and Technology (ICMIT 2012), February 2012
    • Referee, Journal of Business Logistics, April 2011-June 2011
    • Referee, Marketing Science, March 2011-April 2011
    • Referee, Marketing Science, March 2011-April 2011
    • Referee, European Journal of Operational Research, December 2010-February 2011
    • Referee, European Journal of Operational Research, August 2010-September 2010
    • Referee, Manufacturing and Service Operations Management (MSOM) , April 2010-July 2010
    • Referee, International Journal of Operations and Quantitative Management , April 2010-May 2010
    • Referee, Manufacturing and Service Operations Management, November 2009-December 2009
    • Referee, International Journal of Operations and Quantitative Management , August 2009-September 2009
    • Referee, Transportation Research Part A, July 2009-August 2009
    • Referee, International Journal of Operations and Quantitative Management , March 2009-May 2009
    • Referee, European Journal of Operational Research, December 2008-January 2009
    • Referee, Manufacturing and Service Operations Management, September 2008-January 2009
    • Referee, Applied Mathematics Modelling, June 2008-August 2008
    • Referee, International Journal of Operations and Quantitative Management, May 2008-July 2008
    • Referee, IEEE on Engineering Management, May 2008-June 2008
    • Referee, Transportation Science, April 2008-May 2008
    • Referee, Production and Operations Management, January 2008-February 2008

    Professional Affiliations

    • Editorial Board Member, Journal of Business Logistics, September 2011 - current
    • Editorial Board Member, International Journal of Operations and Quantitative Management , August 2009 - current

    Presentations

    • Maximizing the Value of Healthcare Output through Learning, INFORMS , Minneapolis, Minnesota, October 2013
    • Contingency Planning in the Formation of a Supply Chain, Phi Beta Lambda Business Organization Meeting, Phi Beta Lambda Business Organization, Tippie College of Business, March 2013
    • Contingency Planning in the Formation of a Supply Chain, Production and Operations Management Society Conf., Production and Operations Management Society, Hong Kong China, January 2013
    • Disruptions and Market Competition in The Supply Chain Network, 2012 INFORMS National Conference in Phoenix AZ, INFORMS, Phoenix AZ, October 2012
    • Consignment or Wholesale:Retailer and Supplier Preferences and Incentives for Compromise , Production and Operations Management Society Conf., Production and Operations Management Society, Chicago IL, April 2012
    • Coordinated Production and Delivery for an Exporter, INFORMS National Conference, INFORMS, Charlotte, North Carolina, November 2011
    • Supply Chain Network Design Problem with Transfer Prices, Production and Operations Management Conference, Production and Operations Managemt Society, Reno Nevada, April 2011
    • The Product Line Design Problem in a Decentralized Supply Chain, INFORMS National Conference, INFORMS, Austin, Texas, November 2010
    • CONSUMER INFLUENCE ON PRODUCT VARIETY DECISIONS, 5th IEEE International Conference on Management of Innovation and Technology (ICMIT2010) , IEEE, Singapore, June 2010
    • A Profit Maximization Model For Constructing Global Supply Chains, INFORMS Annual Meeting, INFORMS, San Diego, CA, October 2009
    • On Modeling Suppliers’ Component Part Production and Shipment Decisions (Invited Presentation), 20th Annual POMS Conference, Production and Operations Management Society, Orlando, Florida, May 2009
    • Production Fragmentation in a Global Supply Chain, INFORMS Annual Meeting, INFORMS, Washington D.C., October 2008
    • Comparative Study of Consignment and Wholesale Contractual Arrangement , INFORMS National Conference in Seattle, INFORMS , Seattle WA, November 2007
    • Channel Coordination in a Consignment Channel , Manufacturing and Service Operations Management Conference, INFORMS-MSOM, Beijing China, June 2007
    • Product Variety in Retailing with Stockout-Based Substitution , Manufacturing and Service Operations Management Conference, INFORMS-MSOM, Beijing China, June 2007
    • Dynamic Pricing in Reputation-Based E-Commerce Retailing (with Dengfeng Zhang); Joint Inventory and Pricing Decisions in a Consignment Channel with Competing Suppliers (Dengfeng Zhang), INFORMS National Conference in Pittsburg , Pittsburg PA, November 2006
    • Invited Session: The Capacity Acquisition and Disposal Problem with Age-Dependent Deterioration (with Vernon Hsu) Contributed Session: Price Competition in a Consignment Contract Between a Single Retailer and Multiple Suppliers (with Dengfeng Zhang), INFORMS Hong Kong International Conference, June 2006
    • Managing Product Variety in a Deterministic Supply Chain (with Lifang Wu and Tim Lowe), Management Sciences Seminar Series, November 2005
    • A Stochastic Product Variety Management Model with One-ay Demand Substitution, San Francisco INFORMS National Conference, November 2005
    • Managing Product Variety in a Deterministic Supply Chain (with Lifang Wu and Tim Lowe), Manufacturing Service and Operations Management (MSOM)Conference at Northwestern University, June 2005
    • A Stochastic Product Variety Management Model with One-Way Demand Substitution (with Lifang Wu and Tim Lowe), Production and Operations Management National Conference, April 2005

      Committees and Professional Service

      • UI Safety and Security Committee, 2008-current
      • McGraw Hill's Operations Management Symposium in Chicago , 2009
      • Committee Member, University Program Review -Purchasing, Accounts Payable and Travel, 2006-2009
      • Dissertation Committee Member for Helene Tokou, 2005-2007
      • Comprehensive exam committees for Dengfeng Zhang, Thaddeus Sim and Chen Hui, 2005-2006
      • University of Iowa Purchasing Advisory Committee , 2005-2006
      • National Science Foundation (NSF), 2006
      • McGraw Hill's Operations Management Symposium held at the Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island, 2006
      • Anne Campbell's Tenure Committee, 2005

      Additional Training

      • Hawkeye Innovation Summit, Other, office of VP for Research and Economic Development; JPEC; UI Research Foundation; UI Research Park; UI Small Business Dev. Center, 2014
      • Supply Chain Forum, Other, University of Northern Iowa, 2014
      • “Sustainability: It Just Makes Business Sense”, Other, Tippie Net Impact, 2012
      • How to Click with your Students: Student Response Systems, Workshop, The Center for Teaching and ITS, 2008
      • Writing Winning Grants Worshop, College of Medicine, University of Iowa., 2001
      • nTitle Training, 1999
      • Manufacturing Strategy Workshop, Ohio State University, Columbus Ohio., 1995