Education: CICMHE names winners of Outstanding Material Handling & Facility Logistics Research Paper

The award encourages the development of, and recognizes excellence in, materials handling research.
By Modern Materials Handling Staff
October 13, 2010 - MMH Editorial

The College Industry Council on Material Handling Education (CICMHE) recently announced the winners of the 2010 Outstanding Material Handling & Facility Logistics Research Paper Award. The announcement was made during MHIA’s annual membership meeting earlier this month.

The 2010 award is based on papers published during the 2008 and 2009 calendar years. This award was developed by the Material Handling Industry of America (MHIA) and CICMHE to encourage the development of, and recognize excellence in, materials handling research.

1st Place?
Bartholdi and Hackman?
Allocating Space in a Forward Pick Area of Distribution Center for Small Parts?
The paper was published in IIE Transactions, Vol. 40 (2008)??

2nd Place?
Vis and Roodbergen?
Scheduling of Container Storage and Retrieval?
The paper was published in Operations Research, Vol. 57, No. 2 (2009) ??

3rd Place?
Batta, Zhang and Nagi?
Modeling of Workflow Congestion and Optimization of Flow Routing in a Manufacturing/Warehouse Facility?
The paper was published in Management Science, Vol. 41, No. 5 (2009)

The 2012 competition will be based on materials handling related research papers published in calendar years 2010-2011. The competition is open to any active researchers and educators in the field of materials handling and facility logistics from engineering, business, and other allied schools or colleges.

MHIA and CICMHE are interested in groundbreaking papers in a broad sense on materials handling in the fields of manufacturing, distribution, warehousing, supply chain, and logistics.  Papers published in scientific journals, proceedings of scientific events (conferences, workshops, etc.) and as chapters of edited books are eligible.  A mix of academic and industry judges evaluate the contributions based on educational value, innovation in research methodology and contribution to the industry.
 



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