Nichalin Suakkaphong Summerfield, Ph.D.


Full Time Lecturer, Department of Decision and Information Sciences

Charlton College of Business, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

285 Old Westport Road

North Dartmouth, MA 02747

Office: CCB 222     Office Phone: (508) 910-6436

Cell Phone: (520) 204-7759    Email: nsummerfield@umassd.edu


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EDUCATION

Ph.D. in Management (Operations Management), with minor in Economics, December 2010

The University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona

   Dissertation Title: Games of Decentralized Inventory Management
   Dissertation Advisor: Professor Moshe Dror

M.S. in Management Information Systems, May 2005

The University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona.

B.Eng. in Electrical Engineering, February 1998

SIIT Thammasat University, Thailand. (2nd Class Honors)


RESEARCH INTERESTS

Cooperative and Non-cooperative Games in Operations Management and Supply Chain Management



OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT PUBLICATIONS

Summerfield, N.S. and Dror, M. (2013) "Biform Game: Reflection as a Stochastic Programming Problem," International Journal of Production Economics, 142: 124-129.

Summerfield, N.S. and Dror, M. (2012) "Stochastic Programming for Decentralized Newsvendor with Transshipment," International Journal of Production Economics, 137: 292-303.

Suakkaphong, N. and Dror, M. (2011) "Managing Decentralized Inventory and Transshipment," Top - Journal of the Spanish Society of Statistics and Operations Research, 19(2):480-506.


WORK IN PROGRESS

Summerfield, N.S., Cohen, M.A., andDror, M. "The Parking Car Dilemma and Chinese Postmans Revenue," (Under revision)

Liu, M. and Summerfield, N.S. "Modeling Community Source as a Two-Stage Co-opetitive Game," (Work in progress)


MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS PUBLICATIONS

Suakkaphong, N., Zhang, Z., and Chen, H. (2011) "Disease Named Entity Recognition Using Semi-Supervised Learning and Conditional Random Fields," Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (JASIST), 62(4):727-737.

Dang, Y., Zhang, Y., Suakkaphong, N., Larson, C., and Chen, H. (2008) "An Integrated Approach to Mapping Worldwide Bioterrorism Research Capabilities," IEEE International Conference on Intelligence and Security Informatics, 2008, 212-214.

Dang, Y., Suakkaphong, N., Zhang, Y., Wakhare, R., Chen, H., and Larson, C. (2007) "Mapping Bioterrorism Agents Research Literature," Advances in Disease Surveillance, 4:156.

Netcharasaeng, N., Suakkaphong, N., Tungthangthum, A., and Chintrakulchai, P. (1999) "Database for Registration System at SIIT," Thammasat International Journal of Science and Technology, 4(1):19-26.



PRESENTATIONS

"Increasing Revenues from Parking Tickets"

- INFORMS Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ. October 2012 (Presented by M. Dror)


"Biform Game: Reflection as a Stochastic Programming Problem"

- Public Economic Theory Conference, Bloomington, IN. June 2011 (Presented by M. Dror)

- MSOM Annual Conference, Ann Arbor, MI. June 2011 (Poster session)

- INFORMS Annual Meeting, Charlotte, NC. November 2011


"Stochastic Programming Framework for Decentralized Inventory with Transshipment"

- MSOM Annual Conference, Ann Arbor, MI. June 2011 (refereed conference)

- INFORMS Annual Meeting, Charlotte, NC. November 2011


"Managing Decentralized Distribution: Insights and Incentives for Collaboration"

- INFORMS Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA. October 2009

- DOMinant Workshop on Inventory Routing and Fleet-Size-and-Mix Problems, Molde, Norway. September 2009 (Presented by M. Dror)

- International Conference on Game Theory (the 20th Summer Festival on Game Theory), Stony Brook, NY. July 2009 (refereed conference)

- INFORMS Western Regional Conference, Phoenix, AZ. April 2009



TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Full Time LecturerUniversity of Massachusetts Dartmouth

POM 212 Business Statistics (Fall 2012, Spring 2013, Fall 2013)

POM 333 Quantitative Business Analysis (Fall 2012, Fall 2013)

POM 415 Applied Decision Models (Fall 2012, Spring 2013, Fall 2013)


Instructor Department of MIS, The University of Arizona

MIS 560 Operations Management for MS MIS (Fall 2011)

MIS 578 Project Management for MS MIS (Fall 2011)

BNAD 518B Business Intensive II - OM for Accelerated MBA (Summer 2011)

MIS 473A/573A Production and Operations Management (Fall 2010, Spring 2011)

MIS 373 Basic Operations Management (Winter 2008)

MIS 304 Using and Managing Information Systems (Summer II 2007,Winter 2007)


Teaching Assistant Department of MIS, The University of Arizona

MIS 465/565 Managing for Quality Improvement (Dr. Pamela Slaten) 2007-2010

MIS 473A/573A Production and Operations Management (Dr. Moshe Dror) 2007-2009

MIS 473B/573B Production and Operations Management (Dr. Moshe Dror) 2009

MIS 480/580 Knowledge Management: Techniques & Practices (Dr. Hsinchun Chen) Spring 2007



PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

September 2012-Present

Department of Decision and Information Sciences, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
Full Time Lecturer

January 2011-December 2011

Department of MIS, The University of Arizona
Adjunct Lecturer

August 2005-June 2007

Artificial Intelligence Lab, Department of MIS, The University of Arizona
Research Associate

January 2004-July 2005

Phoenix Mars Lander Project, Lunar and Planetary Lab, The University of Arizona
Software Engineer - Image Compression Specialist
- Developed the software for the lander to compress images before sending back to earth

July 1998-July 2003

Accenture, Bangkok, Thailand
Consultant
- 4-year experience in system integrations
- 1-year experience in IT process re-design and deployment
- Experience in managing a cross-border team of 11 programmers, 4 nationalities, in 2 countries (Thailand and Singapore) to support a web-based system during the warranty period

May 1997

NS Electronics, Bangkok, Thailand
Summer Internship

April 1997

SEIKO Instruments Inc., Japan
Summer Internship (3-week program)


AWARDS

- The James F. LaSalle Award for Teaching Excellence, Eller College of Management, The University of Arizona (2009)

- Deans Research Award, Eller College of Management, The University of Arizona (Spring 2009)

- Deans Teaching Award, Eller College of Management, The University of Arizona (Spring 2008, Spring 2009)

- GPSC Travel Grant, The University of Arizona (To participate in the 20th Summer Festival on Game Theory, Stony Brook, NY in July 2009, and INFORMS Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA. in October 2009)

- Graduate Tuition Scholarship, The University of Arizona (2005-2010)

- Graduate Research/Teaching Assistantship, The University of Arizona (2005-2010)

- Joint 1st Prize, AOL Case Challenge (Held at The University of Arizona, 2004)

- Krung Thai Bank Scholarship, Bangkok, Thailand (1995-1998)

- Vice President of SIIT Createch Club (1997-1998)

- 2nd Prize, Robot Miracle Tower Contest 1997 (Held by Technology Promotion Association Thailand-Japan)



PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

- INFORMS (Institute for Operations Research and Management Sciences)

- MSOM (The Manufacturing and Service Operations Management Society)

- POMS (Production and Operations Management Society)



REFEREEING

MSOM, EJOR, JORS



LANGUAGE

Fluent in English and Thai



Last updated: 08/27/2013