Faculty and ResearchExpert Guide

Christos Koulamas

Christos Koulamas

Ryder Eminent Scholar Chair in Management Information Systems

Eminent Scholar
Department of Information Systems and Business Analytics

College of Business
Florida International University

Modesto A. Maidique Campus
11200 S.W. 8th St, RB 209B
Miami, FL 33199

P: (305) 348-3309
E: koulamas@fiu.edu

Education

  • PhD, Industrial Engineering
    Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas
  • Master of Science, Industrial Engineering
    Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

Areas of Expertise

  • Production and Operations Management

Professional Activities

Dr. Koulamas has refereed journal articles published in Operations Research, Naval Research Logistics, IIE Transactions, Discrete Applied Mathematics, European Journal of Operational Research, Computers and Operations Research, International Journal of Production Research, and others. Florida International University has honored Dr. Koulamas with a Teaching Incentive Program Award and a Faculty Research Award. Additionally, he is a member of INFORMS, DSI, and POMS.

Courses Taught

  • Business Analysis for Decision Making
  • Cooperative Education in Management Information Systems
  • Corporate Finance
  • Decision Support Systems
  • Doctoral Research in Business Administration
  • Graduation Preparation
  • Managing Global Production and Technology
  • Master's Seminar in Management
  • Operations Management
  • Seminar in Decision Sciences
  • Seminar on System Acquisition and Implementation
  • Simulation of Management Systems
  • Special Topics in International Business
  • Special Topics in Management Information Systems

Refereed Journal Articles

Kyparisis, G. & Koulamas, C. (2018). (in press) The price-setting newsvendor problem with nonnegative linear additive demand. European Journal of Operational Research. 269 (2), 695-698.


Kyparisis, G. J. & Koulamas, C. (2018). (in press) Resale price maintenance in supply chains with general multiplicative demand.  Operations Research Letters.


Kyparisis, G. & Koulamas, C. (2018). The price-setting newsvendor with nonlinear salvage revenue and shortage cost. Operations Research Letters. 46 (1), 64-68.


Koulamas, C. & Panwalkar, S. (2018). New index priority rules for no-wait flow shops.  Computers and Industrial Engineering. 115, 647-652.


Della Croce, F., Koulamas, C. & T'kindt, V. (2017). Minimizing the number of tardy jobs in two-machine settings with common due date.  Journal of Combinatorial Optimization. 34, 133-140.


Della Croce, F., Koulamas, C. & T'kindt, V. (2017). A constraint generation approach for two-machine shop problems with job selection.  European Journal of Operational Research. 259, 898-905.


Koulamas, C. (2017). Common due date assignment with generalized earliness/tardiness penalties.  Computers and Industrial Engineering. 109, 79-83.


Panwalkar, S. & Koulamas, C. (2017). On the dominance of permutation schedules for some ordered and proprotionate flow shop problems.  Computers and Industrial Engineering. 107, 105-108.


Koulamas, C. & Panwalkar, S. (2016). The proportionate two-machine no-wait job shop scheduling problem.  European Journal of Operational Research. 252, 131-135.


Kyparisis, G. J. & Koulamas, C. (2016). Assembly systems with sequential supplier decisions and uncertain demand.  Production and Operations Management. 25, 1404-1414.


Kyparisis, G. & Koulamas, C. (2016). New structural properties of supply chains with price-only contracts. Operations Research Letters.


Koulamas, C. & Panwalkar, S. (2015). Job selection in two-stage shops with ordered machines.  Computers and Industrial Engineering. 88, 350-353.


Koulamas, C. & Panwalkar, S. (2015). On the equivalence of single machine earliness/tardiness problems with job rejection.  Computers and Industrial Engineering. 87, 1-3.


Kanet, J., Della Croce, F., Koulamas, C. & T'kindt, V. (2015). Erratum: One Machine Sequencing to Minimize Total tardiness: A fourth Theorem for Emmons.  Operations Research. 63, 351-352.


Koulamas, C. & Panwalkar, S. (2015). A note on the complexity of scheduling problems with linear deterioration.  Journal of Global Optimization. 62, 409-410.


Panwalkar, S. & Koulamas, C. (2015). On equivalence between the proportionate flow shop and single-machine scheduling problems.  Naval Research Logistics. 62, 595-603.


Panwalkar, S. & Koulamas, C. (2015). Proportionate Flow Shop: New complexity results and models with due date assignment.  Naval Research Logistics. 62, 98-106.


Panwalkar, S. & Koulamas, C. (2015). Scheduling research and the first decade of NRLQ - A historical perspective.  Naval Research Logistics. 62, 335-344.


Koulamas, C. (2015). A note on scheduling problems with competing agents and earliness minimization objectives.  European Journal of Operational Research. 245, 875-876.


Koulamas, C. & Kyparisis, G. J. (2015). The three-machine proportionate open shop and mixed shop minimum makespan problems.  European Journal of Operational Research. 243, 70-74.


Koulamas, C. (2014). A note on the scheduling problem with revised delivery times and job-dependent tardiness penalties.  IIE Transactions. 46, 619-622.


Panwalkar, S. & Koulamas, C. (2014). The two-machine no-wait general and proportionate open shop problem.  European Journal of Operational Research. 238, 471-475.


Panwalkar, S. & Koulamas, C. (2013). The three-Stage Ordered Flow Shop problem with flexible stage ordering.  Computers and Industrial Engineering. 64, 1093-1095.


Koulamas, C. & Panwalkar, S. (2013). A note on combined job selection and sequencing.  Naval Research Logistics. 60, 449-453.


Panwalkar, S., Smith, M. L. & Koulamas, C. (2013). Review of the ordered and proportionate flow shop scheduling research.  Naval Research Logistics. 60, 46-55.


Kyparisis, G. J. & Koulamas, C. (2013). On Index Priority Sequncing Rules For Scheduling With Time-dependent Job Processing Times.  Operations Research Letters. 41, 445-448.


Kyparisis, G. & Koulamas, C. (2013). Two-tier equilibria for supply chains with a single manufacturer and multiple asymmetric retailers.  Operations Research Letters. 41, 540-544.


Panwalkar, S. S. & Koulamas, C. (2012). An O(n^2) algorithm for the variable common due date, minimal tardy jobs bicriteria two-machine flow shop problem with ordered machines.  European Journal of Operational Research. 211, 7-13.


Kyparisis, G. J. & Koulamas, C. (2011). A note on the optimality of index priority rules for search and sequencing problems.  Naval Research Logistics. 58 (2), 83-87.


Kyparisis, G. J. & Koulamas, C. (2011). A note on equilibria for two-tier supply chains with a single manufacturer and multiple retailers.  Operations Research Letters. 39, 471-474.


Kyparisis, G. J. & Koulamas, C. (2011). A note on the classification of consumer demand functions with respect to retailer pass-through rates.  European Journal of Operational Research. 211 (1), 213-215.


Koulamas, C. (2011). A unified solution approach for the due date assignment problem with tardy jobs.  International Journal of Production Economics. 132 (2), 292-295.


Koulamas, C. (2010). A faster algorithm for a due date assignment problem with tardy jobs.  Operations Research Letters. 38 (2), 127-128.


Koulamas, C. (2010). A note on single-machine scheduling with job-dependent learning effects.  European Journal of Operational Research. 207 (2), 1142-1143.


Koulamas, C., Gupta, S. K. & Kyparisis, G. J. (2010). A unified analysis for the single-machine scheduling problem with controllable and non-controllable variable job processing times.  European Journal of Operational Research. 205 (2), 479-482.


Koulamas, C. (2010). The single-machine total tardiness scheduling problem: Review and extensions.  European Journal of Operational Research. 202 (1), 1-7.


Koulamas, C. & Kyparisis, G. J. (2010). A note on the effects of downstream efficiency on upstream pricing.  European Journal of Operational Research. 200 (3), 926-928.


Koulamas, C. & Kyparisis, G. J. (2010). Single-machine scheduling problems with past-sequence-dependent delivery times.  International Journal of Production Economics. 126 (2), 264-266.


Koulamas, C. & Kyparisis, G. J. (2009). A modified LPT algorithm for the two uniform parallel machine makespan minimization problem.  European Journal of Operational Research. 196 (1), 61-68.


Koulamas, C. (2009). A faster fully polynomial approximation scheme for the single-machine total tardiness problem.  European Journal of Operational Research. 193 (2), 637-638.


Koulamas, C. & Kyparisis, G. J. (2009). A note on the proportionate flow shop with a bottleneck machine.  European Journal of Operational Research. 193 (2), 644-645.


Gupta, S. K., Koulamas, C. & Kyparisis, G. J. (2009). E-business: A review of research published in production and operations management (1992-2008).  Production and Operations Management. 18 (6), 604-620.


Koulamas, C. (2008). The Manufacturer?s Response to Stock-outs in a Single Manufacturer-Retailer Channel.  International Journal of Services and Operations Management. 4 (4), 417-426.


Koulamas, C. & Kyparisis, G. J. (2008). Single Machine Scheduling with Waiting-Time-Dependent Due Dates.  European Journal of Operational Research. 191 (2), 576-581.


Koulamas, C. & Kyparisis, G. J. (2008). Single-machine Scheduling Problems with Past-sequence-dependent Setup Times.  European Journal of Operational Research. 187 (3), 1045-1049.


Koulamas, C. & Kyparisis, G. J. (2008). An improved Delayed-start LPT Algorithm for a Partition Problem on Two Identical Parallel machines.  European Journal of Operational Research. 187 (2), 660-666.


Koulamas, C. & Kyparisis, G. J. (2007). A note on performance guarantees for sequencing three-stage flexible flowshops with identical machines to minimize makespan¬†.  IIE Transactions. 39 (5), 559-563.


Koulamas, C. & Kyparisis, G. J. (2007). A note on the two-stage assembly flow shop scheduling problem with uniform parallel machines.  European Journal of Operational Research. 182 (2), 945-951.


Koulamas, C. & Kyparisis, G. J. (2007). Single-machine and two-machine flow-shop scheduling with general learning functions.  European Journal of Operational Research. 178 (2), 402-407.


Koulamas, C. & Kyparisis, G. J. (2006). A Heuristic for Maximizing the Number of On-Time Jobs on Two Uniform Parallel Machines.  Naval Research Logistics. 53 (6), 568-575.


Koulamas, C. (2006). A Newsvendor Problem with Revenue Sharing and Channel Coordination.  Decision Sciences. 37 (1), 91-100.


Kyparisis, G. J. & Koulamas, C. (2006). A Note on Makespan Minimization in Two-Stage Flexible Flow Shops with Uniform Machines.  European Journal of Operational Research. 175 (2), 1321-1327.


Gupta, J. N., Koulamas, C. & Kyparisis, G. J. (2006). Performance Guarantees for Flowshop Heuristics to Minimize Makespan.  European Journal of Operational Research. 169 (3), 865-872.


Kyparisis, G. J. & Koulamas, C. (2006). Flexible Flow Shop Scheduling with Uniform Parallel Machines.  European Journal of Operational Research. 168 (2), 985-997.


Koulamas, C. & Kyparisis, G. J. (2005). Algorithms with Performance Guarantees for Flow Shops with Regular Objective Functions.  IIE Transactions. 37 (12), 1107-1111.


Koulamas, C. & Kyparisis, G. J. (2005). Single Machine Scheduling with Release Times, Deadlines and Tardiness Objectives.  European Journal of Operational Research. 160 (2), 574-575.


Koulamas, C. (2005). Inverse Scheduling with Controllable Job Parameters.  International Journal of Services and Operations Management. 1 (1), 35-43.


Koulamas, C. (2004). Makespan Minimization on Uniform Parallel Machines with Release Times.  European Journal of Operational Research. 157 (1), 262-266.


Koulamas, C. & Kyparisis, G. J. (2004). Concurrent Flow Shop Scheduling.  European Journal of Operational Research. 156 (2), 524-529.


Gupta, J. D., Koulamas, C., Kyparisis, G. J. , Potts, C. N. & Strusevich, V. A. (2004). Scheduling Three-operation Jobs in a Two Machine Flow Shop to Minimize Makespan.  Annals of Operations Research. 129 (1-4), 185-171.


Koulamas, C. & Kyparisis, G. J. (2002). Assembly Line Scheduling with Concurrent Operations and Parallel Machines.  INFORMS Journal on Computing. 14 (1), 68-80.


Koulamas, C. & Kyparisis, G. J. (2001). A Note on Weighted Completion Time Minimization in a Flexible Flow Shop.  Operations Research Letters. 29 (1), 5-11.


Koulamas, C. & Kyparisis, G. J. (2001). The Three-Stage Assembly Flowshop Scheduling Problem.  Computers &; Operations Research. 28 (7), 689-704.


Koulamas, C. & Kyparisis, G. J. (2001). Single Machine Scheduling with Release Times, Deadlines and Tardiness Objectives.  European Journal of Operational Research. 133 (2), 447-453.


Koulamas, C. (2001). A Note on Scheduling Flowshops with Flexible Stage Ordering.  European Journal of Operational Research. 129 (1), 224-229.


Koulamas, C. (2000). Asymptotically Optimal Linear Time Algorithms for Two-Stage and Three-Stage Flexible Flow Shops.  Naval Research Logistics. 47 (3), 259-268.


Kyparisis, G. J. & Koulamas, C. (2000). Open Shop Scheduling with Makespan and Total Completion Time Criteria.  Computers &; Operations Research. 27 (1), 15-27.


Koulamas, C. (2000). Flow Shop and Open Shop Scheduling with a Critical Machine and Two Operations per Job.  European Journal of Operational Research. 127 (1), 120-125.


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