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Renato De Matta
Associate Professor and Director, Undergraduate Program
Larry and Lori Wright Research Fellow
Contact
319-335-0956
Office
W232 Pappajohn Business Building (PBB)
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 

Minimizing the Total Waiting Time of Intermediate Products in a Manufacturing Process. Renato de Matta

Dynamic Pricing in Reputation-Based E-Commerce Retailing. Renato E. de Matta, Timothy J. Lowe, Dengfeng Zhang

Product Costing in the Strategic Formation of a Supply Chain. Renato E. de Matta

Contingency Planning During the Formation of a Supply Chain. Renato E. de Matta, Annals of Operations Research, 2016

Formation of a Strategic Manufacturing and Distribution Network with Transfer Prices. Renato E. de Matta, Tan Miller, European Journal of Operational Research, 2015, vol 241, 435-448

Coordinated Production and Delivery for an Exporter. Renato E. de Matta, Vernon Hsu, Chung-Lun Li, IIE Transactions, 2014, vol 47, 373-391

The Retailer-Supplier Preference to Sell on Consignment or Wholesale. Renato E. de Matta, Timothy J. Lowe, Dengfeng Zhang, Omega, 2014, vol 49, 93-106

Channel Coordination in a Consignment Contract. Dengfeng Zhang, Renato E. de Matta, Timothy J. Lowe, European Journal of Operational Research, 2010, vol 207, 897-905

Updating a Modular Product: How to Set Time to Market and Product Quality. Lifang Wu, Renato E. de Matta, Timothy J. Lowe, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, 2009, vol 56, 298-311

Developing Work Schedules for an Inter-City Transit System with Multiple Driver Types and Fleet Types. Renato E. de Matta, Emmanuel Peters, European Journal of Operational Research, 2009, vol 192, 852-865

A Global Supply Chain Profit Maximization and Transfer Pricing Model. Tan Miller, Renato E. de Matta, Journal of Business Logistics (Special Issue), 2008, vol 29, 175-200

A Stochastic Product Variety Management Model with One-Way Demand Substitution. Renato E. de Matta, Lifang Wu

Work Scheduling with Job Assignment Flexibility for a Multi-Fleet Transport System. Emmanuel Peters, Renato E. de Matta, Warren Boe, European Journal of Operational Research, 2007, vol 180, 82-98

The Capacity Acquisition and Disposal Problem with Age-Dependent Deterioration. Renato E. de Matta, Vernon Hsu, Production and Operations Management, 2006, vol 15

Production and Inter-Facility Transportation Scheduling for a Process Industry. Renato E. de Matta, Tan Miller, European Journal of Operational Research, 2004, vol 158, 72-88

Integrating Production and Transportation Scheduling Decisions Between Two Geographically Separated Plants. Renato E. de Matta, Tan Miller, Journal of Business Logistics, 2003, vol 24, 111-146

Scheduling Patients in an Ambulatory Surgical Center. Vernon Hsu, Renato E. de Matta, Chung-Yee Lee, Naval Research Logistics, 2003, vol 50, 218-238

Short-Term Capacity Adjustment With Offline Production For A Flexible Manufacturing System Under Abnormal Disturbances. Renato E. de Matta, Vernon Hsu, Chang-Xue Jack Feng, Annals of Operations Research, 2002, vol 107, 83-100

The Capacitated Selection Problem. Renato E. de Matta, Vernon Hsu, Tim Lowe, Naval Research Logistics, 1999, vol 46, 19-37

An Efficient Approach to Recognize the Infeasibility of a Loading Problem. Renato E. de Matta, Vernon Hsu, The International Journal of Flexible Manufacturing Systems, 1997, vol 9, 31-50

Evaluating the Trade-offs Between Idling and Shutting Down Production Lines in Process Industries. Renato E. de Matta, Tan Miller, Production and Operations Management, 1996, vol 5, 371-390

The Performance of Rolling Production Schedules in a Process Industry. Renato E. de Matta, M. Guignard, IIE Transactions, 1995, vol 27, 564-73

Working papers 

Competition in a Consignment Channel. Renato E. de Matta, Lowe Timothy, Dengfeng Zhang

Managing Product Variety in a Supply Chain. Renato E. de Matta, Timothy J. Lowe, Lifang Wu, IEEE Transactions on Engineering Management, 2015, vol 62, 4-17

Maximizing the Value of Healthcare Output through Learning. Renato E. de Matta

Conference proceedings 

Topological Resilience Analysis of Supply Networks under Random Disruptions and Targeted Attacks. Wenjun Wang, W. Nick Street, Renato E. deMatta, IEEE/ACM International Conference on Advances in Social Networks Analysis and Mining (ASONAM’15), 2015, 250-257

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

Other Work 

Profit Maximization Modeling for Supply Chain Planning. Tan Miller, Renato E. de Matta, Encyclopedia of Business Analytics and Optimization, 2014, vol 4, 1910-1921

Work in progress 

The Inventory-Based Financing of Supply Chain Operations. Renato de Matta, Vernon Hsu

Matching the Supply and Demand of Vertically Differentiated Products. Renato E. de Matta

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 - July 1997
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 2016 - Current

Editorial Board Member, Journal of Business Logistics, April 2011 - Current

Editorial Board Member, International Journal of Operations and Quantitative Management , May 2008 - Current

Referee, International Journal of Operations and Quantitative Methods, December 2015 - January 2016

Referee, Omega, December 2015 - January 2016

Referee, Production and Operations Management Society Journal, November 2015 - January 2016

Referee, European Journal of Operational Research, October 2015 - October 2015

Referee, Computers and Industrial Engineering, August 2015 - October 2015

Referee, European journal of Operational Research, June 2015 - August 2015

Referee, European Journal of Operational Research, June 2015 - August 2015

Referee, IEEE on Engineering Management, April 2015 - May 2015

Referee, Production and Operations Management, April 2015 - May 2015

Referee, Omega: International Journal of Mangement Sciences, February 2015 - March 2015

Referee, Operational Research: An International Journal , November 2014 - December 2014

Referee, Transportation Research Part E, February 2014 - March 2014

Referee, Journal of Systems Science and Systems Engineering, May 2013 - November 2013

Referee, Computers and Industrial Engineering, June 2013 - September 2013

Referee, Optimization and Engineering, June 2013 - August 2013

Referee, International Journal of Business Analytics, April 2013 - April 2013

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, 6th IEEE International Conference on Management of Innovation and Technology, March 2012 - March 2012

Referee, Flexible Services and Manufacturing Journal, February 2012 - March 2012

Referee, 2012 IEEE International Conference on Management of Information and Technology, February 2012 - February 2012

Referee, 6th International Conference on Management of Innovation and Technology (ICMIT 2012), February 2012 - February 2012

Referee, Marketing Science, March 2011 - April 2011

Presentations 

Direct or Absorption Costing: Does it Matter in the Formation of a Supply Chain?. POMS-HK International Conference, University of Macau, Macau China, January 2016

High Level Inventory Network Modeling Approaches. INFORMS Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, November 2015

Topological Resilience Analysis of Supply Networks under Random Disruptions and Targeted Attacks. INFORMS Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, November 2015

Competition in the Consignment Market Channel. The Sixth POMS-HK International Conference, Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou, China , January 2015

Contingency Planning in the Formation of a Supply Chain. Fifth POMS-HK International Conference, City University of Hong Kong, January 2014

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, Tippie College of Business, March 2013

Contingency Planning in the Formation of a Supply Chain. Production and Operations Management Society Conf., Hong Kong China, January 2013

Disruptions and Market Competition in The Supply Chain Network. 2012 INFORMS National Conference in Phoenix AZ, Phoenix AZ, October 2012

Consignment or Wholesale:Retailer and Supplier Preferences and Incentives for Compromise. Production and Operations Management Society Conf., Chicago IL, April 2012

Coordinated Production and Delivery for an Exporter. INFORMS National Conference, Charlotte, North Carolina, November 2011

Supply Chain Network Design Problem with Transfer Prices. Production and Operations Management Conference, Reno Nevada, April 2011

The Product Line Design Problem in a Decentralized Supply Chain. INFORMS National Conference, Austin, Texas, November 2010

CONSUMER INFLUENCE ON PRODUCT VARIETY DECISIONS. 5th IEEE International Conference on Management of Innovation and Technology (ICMIT2010) , Singapore, June 2010

A Profit Maximization Model For Constructing Global Supply Chains. INFORMS Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, October 2009

On Modeling Suppliers’ Component Part Production and Shipment Decisions (Invited Presentation). 20th Annual POMS Conference, Orlando, Florida, May 2009

Production Fragmentation in a Global Supply Chain. INFORMS Annual Meeting, Washington D.C., October 2008

Comparative Study of Consignment and Wholesale Contractual Arrangement. INFORMS National Conference in Seattle, Seattle WA, November 2007

Channel Coordination in a Consignment Channel. Manufacturing and Service Operations Management Conference, Beijing China, June 2007

Product Variety in Retailing with Stockout-Based Substitution. Manufacturing and Service Operations Management Conference, 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 
Ad Astra Report Review Committee, 2015 - Current
Assessment of Learning Committee, 2014 - Current
LSAC/Classroom Utilization-Scheduling Committee, 2014 - 2015
UI Safety and Security Committee, 2008 - 2014
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 
TILE Essentials Workshop, Workshop, Center for Teaching, Office of Teaching, Learning & Technology , 2016
Large Lecture Transformation Project, Workshop, Center for Teaching, ITS- Office of Teaching, Learning, and Technology, 2015
the Evidence-based Guidance for the Successful Praxis of Team Science Workshop , Workshop, Elsevier, 2015
Game-Based Learning , Workshop, Center for Teaching ITS Office of Teaching, Learning & Technology The University of Iowa, 2015
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