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Converting to Fully Virtual - 11th Annual IEOM Conference, Singapore, March 9-11, 2021 (SCOPUS Indexing)

  • 1.  Converting to Fully Virtual - 11th Annual IEOM Conference, Singapore, March 9-11, 2021 (SCOPUS Indexing)

    Posted 11-25-2020 07:14

    Dear Colleagues:

    We hope you and your family are doing well.
    IEOM Organizing Committee has decided to have the 11th Annual Industrial Engineering and Operations Management Conference in Singapore fully virtual due to the global pandemic. We hope, you can submit a paper or abstract and present virtually via zoom. You can encourage your students and researchers to submit papers/abstract. We appreciate for your support.

    Stay safe and stay well. 

    Professor Don Reimer and Dr. Ahad Ali

    On behalf of the Organizing Committee

    Submission Link:


    The 11th Annual International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management

    Singapore, March 7-11, 2021   

    Industrial Engineering and Operations Management Society International (IEOM Society International) is organizing the 11th Annual International Conference in Singapore during March 7-11, 2021. IEOM has become a premier international platform and forum for academics, researchers, scientists and practitioners to exchange ideas and provide insights into the latest developments and advancements in the fields of Industrial Engineering and Operations Management. IEOM has successfully organized previous international conferences in Dhaka (2010), Kuala Lumpur (2011), Istanbul (2012), Bali (2014), Dubai (2015), Orlando (2015), Malaysia (2016), Detroit (2016), Morocco (2017), UK (2017), Bogota (2017), Bandung (2018), Paris (2018), Washington DC (2018), Pretoria (20 18), Bangkok (2019), Toronto (2019), Riyadh (2019), Dubai (2020) and Detroit (2020). 

    Some the events and activities that are planned include: keynote speakers, global engineering education, Industry 4.0, industry solutions, women in industry and academia, undergraduate student paper competition, doctoral dissertation competition, masters thesis competition, simulation competition, senior design project competition, undergraduate research competition, high school STEM competition, undergraduate and graduate poster competition, panel sessions, recognition and awards, fellows, and IEOM student and professional chapter activities. 

    Authors can submit full paper(s) or abstract(s) only. IEOM Society encourages to submit full paper(s). All full papers will be subjected to double peer review. Accepted papers will be published in Proceedings and indexed by Scopus. Previous IEOM papers are indexed in Scopus. 


    • Undergraduate Student Paper Competition sponsored by SIEMENS
    • Graduate Student Paper Competition sponsored by EATON
    • Doctoral Dissertation Competition
    • Master Thesis Competition
    • Undergraduate STEM Research Competition
    • Senior Capstone Design Project Competition sponsored Tooling Tech Group
    • High School & Middle School STEM Competition
    • IEOM FlexSim Simulation Competition
    • Lean Six Sigma Competition sponsored by Tooling Tech Group
    • Logistic and Supply Chain Competition
      COVID-19 Competition
    • Human Factors and Ergonomics Competition

    Keynote Speakers

    1. Hamid R. Parsaei, Ph.D., P.E., Fellow of IISE, ASEE, SME, IEOM, Professor, Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, USA
    2. Alex Teo, Vice President & Managing Director – South East Asia, Siemens Digital Industries Software, Singapore
    3. Chung Piaw TEO, Provost's Chair Professor, Executive Director, Institute of Operations Research and Analytics (IORA), NUS Business School, National University of Singapore
    4. Benny Tjahjono, Professor of Supply Chain Management, Sustainable Production & Consumption Research Cluster, Centre for Business in Society, Coventry University, UK
    5. Lu ZHEN, Dean and Professor, School of Management, Shanghai University, Shanghai, China
    6. Victoria Jordan, Vice President – Quality, Emory Healthcare, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    7. Koh Niak Wu, CEO and CTO, Cosmiqo International, Singapore
    8. Ir. Wahyudi Sutopo, ST., M.Si, IPM, Professor, Department of Industrial Engineering and Vice Dean for General and Financial Affairs, Faculty of Engineering, 2019-2023, Past Head of Department of Industrial Engineering, Coordinator of Industrial Engineering and Techno-Economy (RITE) Research Group (FY 2016-now), Universitas Sebelas Maret (UNS), Surakarta, Indonesia
    9. Prof Ruth Banomyong, Dean, Thammasat Business School, Thammasat University, Thailand
    10. Alessandro ROMAGNOLI, Associate Professor, School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
    11. Robert de Souza, Executive Director, The Logistics Institute – Asia Pacific (TLI – Asia Pacific), Singapore
    12. Jenson Goh, Chief Information and Learning Officer, Monde Nissin Singapore Pte Ltd., Singapore
    13. Hoong Chuin LAU, Professor of Information Systems and Director of the Fujitsu-SMU Urban Computing and Engineering Corporate Lab, Singapore Management University (SMU), Singapore
    14. Murphy Choy, Director of Operations and Technology, SSON Analytics, Singapore
    15. Noordin Mohd. Yusof, Professor, Department of Materials, Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), Skudai, Johor and Former Dean of Faculty of Mechanical Engineering at UTM, Malaysia

    Special Tracks

    • Global Engineering Education (GEE)
    • Global Business Management Education (GBME)
    • Industry 4.0 / Industry Solutions
    • Smart Mobility
    • Women in Industry & Academia (WIIA)
    • Panel Sessions on GEE, GBME, Industry 4.0, Lean Six Sigma, Supply Chain and WIIA
    • Diversity and Inclusion panel sponsored by Ford Motor Company


    • Advanced Tutorials on Operational Research: Orienteering Problems - Models and Algorithms for Vehicle Routing Problems with Profits by Dr. Pieter Vansteenwegen and Dr. Aldy Gunawan

    Other Activities

    • Fellows and Awards Recognition
    • Student Chapters Activities Presentations
    • Sponsorship Opportunities
    • Career and High Studies Opportunities - Networking

    Conference Website:    


    • Dr. TAN Yan Weng, Associate Professor & Head of Programmes, Logistics & Supply Chain Management, Urban Transportation Management, School of Business, Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS), Singapore
    • Dr. Ahad Ali, Associate Professor and Director of Industrial Engineering Program, Lawrence Technological University, USA


    • Dr. Robert de Souza, Executive Director, The Logistics Institute – Asia Pacific and Senior Fellow, Department of Industrial Systems Engineering and Management, National University of Singapore


    • Dr. Aldy Gunawan, Assistant Professor of Information Systems (Practice), School of Information Systems, Singapore Management University, Singapore
    • Dr. Tan Kok Choon, Associate Professor (Practice) & Deputy Head of Department, Department of Analytics & Operations, NUS Business School, National University of Singapore

    11th Annual International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management, Singapore, March 7-11, 2021

    Ahad Ali
    Associate Professor
    Lawrence Technological University
    Southfield MI