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Alan Bowman

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Professor and Interim Dean, School of Management
Capital Region Campus

Phone: 518-631-9887

PhD, Cornell University, 1990
MS, Cornell University, 1989
MBA, Arizona State University, 1986
BS, Arizona State University, 1980

Recent Publications:

Ashman, Thomas, Bowman, R. Alan, Lambrinos, James, “Inefficiencies in the NBA Betting Markets: The Surprising „Home Disadvantage Situation‟”, To Appear in the Journal of Sports Economics.

Bowman, R. Alan, “Efficient Gradient-Based Tolerance Optimization Using Monte Carlo Simulation,” Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, Volume 131(3), 2009.

Bowman, R. Alan, “Efficient Sensitivity Analysis of PERT Network Performance Measures to Significant Changes in Activity Time Parameters,” Journal of the Operational Research Society, Volume 58(10), 2007.

Bowman, R. Alan, “Developing Activity Duration Specification Limits for Effective Project Control,” European Journal of Operational Research, Volume 174, 2006.

Bowman, Alan and Schmee, Josef, “Estimating Sensitivity of Process Capability Modeled by a Transfer Function,” Journal of Quality Technology, Vol. 36 Number 2, 2004. 

Bowman, R. Alan, “Sensitivity Curves for Effective Project Management,” Naval Research Logistics, Volume 50, 2003.

Bowman, R. A., “Job Release Control Using a Cyclic Schedule,” Production and Operations Management, Volume 11 Number 2, 2002.

Bowman, R. Alan., “Due Date-Based Metrics for Activity Importance in Stochastic Activity Networks” Annals of Operations Research, Volume 102, 2001.

Bowman, R. Alan. and Schmee, Josef, “Pricing and Managing a Maintenance Contract for a Fleet of Aircraft Engines”, Simulation, Volume 76 Number 2, 2001.

Sox, C.R., Jackson, P.L., Bowman, R.A., And Muckstadt, J.A., "A Review of the Stochastic Lot Scheduling Problem,” International Journal of Production Economics, Volume 62 Number 3, 1999.

Bowman, R.A., Haimowitz, I.M., Mattheyses, A.Y., and Phillips, M., “Discrete Time Simulation of an Equipment Rental Business,” Winter Simulation Conference Proceedings, 1998.

Bowman, R.A., and Muckstadt, J.A., "Production Control of Cyclic Schedules with Demand and Process Variability,” Production and Operations Management, Volume 2 Number 4, 1995.

Bowman, A., "Efficient Estimation of Arc Criticalities in Stochastic Activity Networks,” Management Science, Volume 41 Number 1, 1995.

Bowman, R. Alan, “Stochastic Gradient-Based Time-Cost Tradeoffs in PERT Networks Using Simulation, Annals of Operations Research, Volume 53, 1994.

Bowman, R. Alan, “Inventory: The Opportunity Cost of Quality,” IIE Transactions, Volume 26 Number 3, 1994.

Bowman, R. A. and Muckstadt, J. A., “Stochastic Analysis of Cyclic Schedules,” Operations Research, Volume 41 Number 5, 1993. 

Alan Bowman