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David Lewis

Dave Lewis
David A LewisProfessor
  • CollegeManning School of Business
  • DepartmentOperations Informat Systems
  • Phone(978) 934-2758
  • Emaildavid_lewis@uml.edu

Research Interests

Quality Control, Operations Management, International Management, Management Information Systems

Business education, total quality control, distance learning

Education

  • Ph D: Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, (1982), University of Massachusetts Amherst - Amherst, MA
    Dissertation/Thesis Title: "Developing an Aid to Rank Preventive Health Services"
  • MS: Industrial Engineering, (1974), University of Texas at Arlington - Arlington, TX
    Dissertation/Thesis Title: "Analysis and Evaluationof Public Attitudes Towards Mass Transit in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex"
  • BS, (1973), Northwestern University - Evanston, IL

Biography

David A. Lewis is a professor of management in the department's Manufacturing and Information Systems Group. Prior to joining?UML,?Lewis taught at the University of Puerto Rico, University of Massachusetts Amherst and was a Senior Industrial Engineer with the U.S. Department of Commerce. He?speaks Spanish?and traveled extensively throughout Europe and the developing world on research and business. He has recently been named to the Editorial Board of Quality Progress, and continues his consulting service to the manufacturing and health care industries in facility design and quality control.
Professor Lewis has published over thirty refereed articles, with his most recent works appearing in Production and Inventory Management, Operations management Review, and the International Journal of Management. He has made over fifty presentations at regional and national meetings, including the Decision Science Institute, American Society of Quality Control, and Operations Management Society, as well as international conferences in Canada, Puerto Rico, Taiwan, and Singapore.

Awards and Honors

  • Advisor - Jericho Road Lawrence
  • Advisor - Social Catalysts
  • Advisor, to Small Business Institute (SBI) Cash Award winners
  • Departmental Teaching Award
  • Departmental Teaching Award - Department of Manufacturing and Management Information
  • Faculty Development Award in Manufacturing, University of Massachusetts/Lowell
  • Invitation from the Technical Institute in Cartago
  • Nominated, Outstanding Faculty Member, College of Management - University of Massachusetts-Lowell
  • Professional Development Awards - Department and College
  • Recipient of the 1st Annual Pernick Faculty Award in Manufacturing

Publications

  • Sloan, T., Lewis, D.A. (2014) "Lecture Capture Technology and Student Performance in an Operations Management Course," Decision Sciences Journal of Innovative Education 12:4 pp. 339-355
  • Andrews, F., Freedman, S.C., Lewis, D.A. (2013) "ASSESSING STUDENT PERFORMANCE: THE CASE OF THE MANNING SCHOOL OF BUSINESS.," Proceedings for the Northeast Region Decision Sciences Institute (NEDSI) pp. 729 - 736
  • Andrews, F., Freedman, S.C., Lewis, D.A. (2013) "Assessing Student Performance: the Case of the Manning School of Business," Proceedings for the Northeast Region Decision Sciences Institute (NEDSI) pp. 729-736
  • Lewis, D.A., Sloan, T. (2012) "Using Video Capture Technology to Enhance Student Performance," Business Education Innovation Journal 4:2 pp. 73
  • Sloan, T., Lewis, D.A. (2011) "Vertical Integration: Results From a Cross-Course Student Collaboration," Journal of Education for Business 86:6 pp. 339-345
  • Sloan, T., Lewis, D.A. (2008) "Pay to Play: a Report on the use of a Web-Based, Pay-For-use Operations Management Simulation," Proceedings for the Northeast Region Decision Sciences Institute (NEDSI) pp. 161-166
  • Lewis, D.A., Shea, T., Daley, T.M. (2005) "The Effect of Virtual Team Membership on Attitudes towards Technology Usage: A Study of Student Attitudes in the United States," International Journal of Management 22:1 pp. 3-10
  • Shea, T., Motiwalla, L.F., Lewis, D.A. (2001) "Internet-Based Distance Education–The Administrator’s Perspective.," Journal of Education for Business 77:2 pp. 112
  • Shea, T., Lewis, D.A. (1989) "Implementation of expert systems in the manufacturing environment," Modelling, Measurement and Control C 17:4 pp. 49-63
  • Lewis, D.A., Lin, R. (1989) "Materials handling in the electronics industry: The same old problems," Engineering Costs and Production Economics 16:2 pp. 111-116
  • Khan, M.R., Goldshmid, T., Lewis, D.A. (1988) "Designing an optimal resource recovery facility," Zeitschrift für Operations Research 32:1 pp. 35-46
  • Khan, M.R., Lewis, D.A. (1987) "A network model for nursing staff scheduling," Zeitschrift für Operations Research 31:6 pp. 0-0

Presentations

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  • The use of social networking for attractions of customers - Breakfast Meeting, - Tewksbury, MA
  • Computing in Operations Management - New England Regional Computing Conference on Business and Management Curriculum Issues,
  • Creating and Delivering Formal Presentations in a Distance Learning Classroom - Annual Meeting, February 2011
  • On site with all hands volunteers in Leogane, Haiti, February 2011
  • Haiti: One Year After the Quake, November 2010
  • an Ubun2.0 paradigm for technology enabled higher education - 5th International Conference, May 2010 - Lusaka, Zambia
  • NextEd: An Ubun 2.0 Paradigm for Technology-Enabled Higher Education - 5th International Conference, May 2010 - Lusaka, Zambia
  • NextEd A Project Utilizing Web 2.0 to Create an Open African Higher Educational Network - Business As An Agent of World Benefit / Track 3: Redesigning Management Education for the Future, June 2009 - Cleveland Ohio, USA
  • - NextEd A Project Utilizing Web 2.0 to Create an Open African Higher Educational Network, June 2009 - Cleveland Ohio, USA
  • - UMass Technology conference, 2008
  • The effectiveness of an OM Simulation: One School's Experience - DSI National Meeting, November 2008
  • The effectiveness of an OM Simulation: One School's Experience, November 2008
  • - UMASS Technology conference, April 2008
  • Is IT Outsourcing a Fear Factor - INFORMS meeting, 2005
  • Is IT Outsourcing a Fear Factor - INFORMS meeting, 2005
  • Assessing student performance using online assessment tools before and after class completion - DSI National Meeting, November 2005
  • Assessing student performance using online assessment tools before and after class completion - DSI National Meeting, November 2005
  • to be determined - Decision Sciences Annual Meeting, November 2003 - Washington, D.C.
  • Using PeopleSoft to Illustrate Enterprise Managtement Systems - Conference on Information Technology, October 2003 - Milwaukee, Wi
  • Kick-starting Student Use of Internet Based Communications Tools: How to get Dramatic Results in One Semester - Decision Sciences Annual Meeting, November 2002 - San Diego, Ca.
  • Enhancing Deep Learning through online communication, June 2002
  • An Information Systems Project Using Virtual Teams - North American Regional Conference of the Canadian Association for Distance Education, May 2002 - Calgary, Alberta, Canada
  • Developing the PMYR, 2001
  • Integrating Distance Education with Traditional Education: A Hybrid Approach - AACSB International Continuous Improvement Symposium, October 2001 - St. Louis, Mo.
  • Conference Planning Committee - America's Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), August 2001 - Boston, Ma.
  • Track CoChair, America's Conference on Information Systems - Conference Planning Committee, August 2001 - Boston MA
  • Using Technology for Collaboration for a Group Project Between Two Campuses - MECC2001 Conference, Shaping the New Millenium, June 2001
  • Graduate Education Using Both Face to Face and Internet Based Education - Northeeast Business and Economics Association Meeting, October 2000 - Islip, N.Y.
  • Planning Honors Courses, June 2000
  • International Business Track - 2000 Northeast Decision Sciences Institute Conference, March 2000 - Atlantic City, NJ
  • Quality and Productivity Track - 2000 Northeast Decision Sciences Institute Conference, March 2000 - Atlantic City, NJ
  • E commerce and Website Development,, November 1999
  • , June 1999
  • Discussant - 30th Annual Meeting of the Midwest Decision Sciences Institute, April 1999 - Springfield, Ma.
  • Disance Learning: Using Mixed Media - Umass Instruction Technology Conference, April 1999
  • The Effectiveness of Cybereducation, A Comparative Study - DSI Annual Meeting, November 1998 - Las Vegas, Nevada
  • An Assessment of Cybered Courses, The Net Effect - The Massachusetts Education Computer Conference, June 1998 - Cape Cod Community College
  • Training for use of two - way video - Distance Learning seminar, March 1998
  • , March 1998 - Distance learning institute
  • Innovative Education Track - DSI Annual Meeting, November 1997 - San Diego, Ca
  • International Business Track - DSI Annual Meeting, November 1997 - San Diego, Ca
  • Quality and Productivity Track - DSI Annual Meeting, November 1997 - San Diego, Ca
  • - Cybereducation, June 1997
  • Teaching, Learning, and Technology - Umass Instruction and Technology Conference 1997, April 1997 - Boxborough, Ma.
  • Quality and Productivity Track - DSI Annual Meeting, November 1996 - Orlando, Florida
  • Quality and Productivity Track - DSI Annual Meeting, November 1995 - Boston MA
  • Curriculum and Students Track - Northeast DSI Meeting, March 1995
  • MIS/SS Track - Northeast DSI Meeting, March 1995 - Providence RI
  • Quality and Productivity Track - Northeast DSI Meeting, March 1995 - Providence RI
  • Quality loss: Which Function is best?, 1994
  • POM-Manufacturing Track - Decision Sciences Annual Meeting, November 1994 - Honolulu, HA
  • Quality and productivity Track - Decision sciences annual meeting, November 1994 - Honolulu, HA
  • , October 1994 - Boston, MA
  • - Decision Science Annual Meeting, April 1994 - Portsmouth, NH
  • Management and Decision Sciences Track, April 1994 - Miami, Fl
  • - CPM Certification, Modules 1-4, December 1993 - Concord, Ma
  • POM/Manufacturing Track - Annual Meeting of the DSI, 1993 - Washington D.C.
  • Enhancing Business Education Using an Integrated Curriculum - 4th Annual Meeting of the Production and Operations Management Society, October 1993 - Boston, MA
  • POM Track - Northeast Decision Science Annual Meeting, April 1993 - Philadelphia, Pa
  • - ISO 9000, 1992 - Boston, MA
  • POM-Manufacturing Track - Decision Science Annual Meeting, November 1992 - San Francisco, Ca
  • - Legal Aspects of Purchasing, October 1992 - Concord, Ma
  • - Negotiations, October 1992 - Concord, Ma
  • Changing POM Curriculum - Third Annual Meeting of the Production and Operations Management Society, October 1992 - Orlando, Fl
  • The Academic/Practitioner Gap II - Third Annual Meeting of the Production and Operations Management Society, October 1992 - Orlando, Fl
  • Dissertation Review Committee - Decision Science Annual Meeting, November 1991 - Miami, Fl
  • International Manufacturing Track - Decision Science Annual Meeting, November 1991 - Miami, Fl
  • Innovative Education Track - Decision Science Annual Meeting, November 1990 - San Diego, Ca
  • Production/Operations Track - Decision Science Annual Meeting, November 1990 - San Diego, Ca
  • - Total Quality Management, November 1990 - San Diego California
  • - Vendor Certification, April 1990 - Concord, Ma
  • Student Performance: Assessment, Analysis, and Improvement - Decision Sciences AnnualMeeting, November 1989 - New Orleans, LO
  • Innovative Education Track - Decision Sciences Institute Meeting, November 1989 - New Orleans, LO
  • Production and Operations Management Track - Decision Sciences Institute Meeting, November 1989 - New Orleans, LO
  • Is Appropriate Management a Useful Concept? - ORSA/TIMS Meeting, October 1989 - new york, NY
  • - Quality Goes Public: Building Communities of Excellence, March 1989
  • MIS Track - Southwest Decision Sciences Institute Conference, March 1989 - New Orleans, LO
  • Comparative Management Track - Conference of the Business Association of Latin American Studies, February 1989 - Boca Raton, Florida
  • Quality Management - Seminar Series on the 7 Assurance Sciences and Technologies, February 1989
  • MIS/DSS/Micro Track - Northeast Decision Science Annual Meeting, 1988
  • Production/Operations Management Track - Northeast Decision Science Annual Meeting, 1988
  • The Role of Research in Hispanic Business and Economic Development - Fourth Symposium on Hispanic Business and Economy, November 1987 - San Juan, PR
  • The Difference in Expectations Between Educators and Practitioners - International Business School Computer Users Group, July 1987 - Flint, Michigan
  • The MIS Curriculum Life-Cycle - International Interdisciplinary Consortium for Information Systems, December 1986 - San Diego, Ca
  • - Northeast Business and Economics Association, November 1986 - Baltimore, Md
  • - Seventh Annual Lowell Historical Conference, Politics and Industrialization,, October 1986
  • A Cross Section Analysis of Eating and Drinking Places Operating Structure: City vs. Outer Ring - Northeast Regional Science Association Meeting, May 1986 - Lowell, MA
  • Computers, Software, and Courses in AACSB and non-AACSB Schools - New England Conference on Business Administration, November 1985 - Boston, Ma.
  • The Popular Perception of Industrial History - Sixth Annual Lowell Historical Conference, November 1985
  • - Greater Boston Computer Conference, September 1985
  • Organization and Work Units - Summer Institute on Computer Integrated Manufacturing, July 1985
  • - Zero Inventories, March 1985
  • - Seven New Quality Tools, January 1985
  • Human Factor in Developing Countries - Future of Human Factors, at the Human Factors Society 28th Annual Meeting, October 1984 - San Antonio, Texas
  • Increasing Office Worker Productivity--Don't Forget the Human Factor - X Congreso Panamericano de Ingenieria Mecanica, Electrica, and Rama Afines, October 1984 - Buenas Aires, Argentina
  • Increasing Office Worker Productivity--Don't Forget the Human Factor - Minicongreso Insular de Copimera, May 1984 - San Juan, PR
  • A Systematic Approach to Preventive Health Care - 56th Annual ORSA/TIMS Conference, October 1979 - Milwaukee, Wis
  • Videotape and Directory Committee - Triennial Meeting of the International Ergonomics Association, July 1976 - Washington, DC
  • Quantification of the Dimensions of Transit Attitudes - 48th Annual ORSA/TIMS Conference, November 1974 - Las Vegas, Nev

Contracts, Fellowships, Grants and Sponsored Research

  • Development Of An "Expert System (), - University of Lowell
    Lewis, D.
  • Faculty Development Grant (), - University of Massachusetts/Lowell
    Lewis, D.
  • GOAL/QPC, Quality Training (), - Sponsored by Bay State Skills
    Lewis, D., Moser, M. (Principal)
  • Biomedical Research Grant (), Grant - University of Massachusetts
    Lewis, D.
  • NEXTED Grant (), Grant - University of KwaZulu Natal
    Lewis, D.
  • Peoplesoft Grant (), Grant - PeopleSoft Corporation
    Lewis, D., Motiwalla, L.
  • Public Service Grant (), Grant -
    Lewis, D.
  • Publication Grant (), Grant -
    Lewis, D.
  • Implementing Cross Campus, Student Virtual Teams Using Learning Management Software and Videoconferencing (), - University of Massachusetts PresidentÍs Office
    Lewis, D., Shea, T.
  • Teaching Hybrid Courses Across Campuses (), - University of Massachusetts PresidentÍs Office
    Lewis, D., Shea, T.
  • Developing a Marketing Plan for Burmese Immigrants (2013), - Service Learning Committee
    Lewis, D.
  • Capture Technology LCT: Does it Improve Student Performance? (2011), Grant - UML Echo 360 project
    Lewis, D.
  • Teaching and Learning Grant (2008), Grant - Umass Lowell
    Lewis, D., Sloan, T.
  • Bridging the Gap: A Collaborative Project between a sophomore and junior level business course (2008), - Teaching and Learning Council
    Lewis, D., Sloan, T.
  • Using Web 2.0 Tools to Deepen Student Engagement and Faculty Collaborationî (2007), Grant - UMASS President's Office
    Lewis, D., Tello, S., Shea, T.
  • Using a web-based computer simulation to enhance learning outcomes in Operations Management" (2007), - Teaching and Learning Council
    Lewis, D., Sloan, T.
  • College Awareness Day for Lawrence High School Students (1995), Grant - University of Massachusetts Lowell Council on Diversity and Pluralism
    Lewis, D.
  • Comparative Management Enrichment (1995), - University of Massachusetts Lowell Council on Diversity and Pluralism
    Lewis, D.
  • Production Process Design and Flexible Skills Development (1989), - Sponsored by The Center for Applied Technology
    Lewis, D., Punnett, L., Wheeler, B.
  • Production Systems and MRP (1987), -
    Lewis, D., Collucini, J.
  • A Statistical Process Control Curriculum for Massachusetts Vocational-Technical Schools (1987), -
    Lewis, D., Kales, P. (Principal)