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David 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

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.
  • 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.
  • ñUsing Web 2.0 Tools to Deepen Student Engagement and Faculty Collaborationî (2007), Grant - UMASS President's Office
    Lewis, D., Tello, S., Shea, T.
  • ñUsing 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)