By Tugrul U. Daim
This quantity, built in honor of Dr. Dundar F. Kocaoglu, goals to illustrate the functions of the Hierarchical selection version (HDM) in several sectors and its capability in determination research. it really is made out of essays from famous students, lecturers and researchers of engineering and know-how administration around the globe. This ebook is geared up into 5 components: know-how coverage making plans, Strategic know-how making plans, know-how evaluation, program Extensions, and technique Extensions.
Dr. Dundar F. Kocaoglu is among the pioneers of a number of selection types utilizing hierarchies, and author of the HDM in choice research. HDM is a mission-oriented strategy for assessment and/or choice between possible choices. quite a lot of possible choices will be thought of, together with yet no longer restricted to, varied applied sciences, tasks, markets, jobs, items, towns to reside in, homes to shop for, flats to hire, and faculties to wait. Dr. Kocaoglu’s method has been followed for choice difficulties in lots of commercial sectors, together with electronics study and improvement, schooling, executive making plans, agriculture, strength, know-how move, semiconductor production, and has inspired coverage in the neighborhood, nationally, and across the world. in addition, his scholars constructed complex instruments and software program functions to extra increase and improve the robustness of the HDM approach.
Dr. Kocaoglu has made many contributions to the sphere of Engineering and know-how administration. in the course of his tenure at Portland kingdom college, he based the Engineering and know-how administration software, the place he served as software Director and later, division Chair. He additionally all started the Portland foreign convention on administration of Engineering and expertise (PICMET), which organizes an annual convention in nations corresponding to Korea, Turkey, South Africa, Thailand, and Japan. His instructing has gained awards and led to a robust experience of pupil loyalty between his scholars even a long time later. via his educational paintings and study, Dr. Kocaoglu has strongly supported researchers of engineering administration and has supplied large carrier to the field.
This quantity acknowledges and celebrates Dr. Kocaoglu’s profound contributions to the sector, and may function a source for generations of researchers, practitioners and students.