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by Neeraj Panhalkar last modified 2015-09-02 11:37
  • S. Anand, "Optimal Frame Design using Design for Low Cost Approach", Procter & Gamble.
    Total Funding: $56,856
    February – August 2011

  • S. Anand, "Design and Development of Machine Design and Documentation Standards System", Proctor & Gamble.
    Total Funding: $20,963
    October 2010 – January 2011.

  • S. Anand, "Design and Analysis & Testing of Diaper Folding Mechanism", Procter & Gamble.
    Total Funding: $198,718
    January 2010 – July 2011.

  • S. Anand, "Design for Low Cost (DFLC) Approach for Unit Ops and Feature Frames at P&G", Proctor and Gamble.
    Total Funding: $274,576
    July 2009 – June 2011.

  • S. Anand, "Investigation of Transitioning of P&G’s Design Operations to Siemens PLM NX", Procter and Gamble.
    Total Funding: $20,090
    April 2009 – June 2009.

  • S. Anand, "Validation of Design for Low Cost Suppliers (DFLCS) Approach and Development of Conceptual Design Framework", Procter and Gamble.
    Total Funding: $93,855
    December 2008 – June 2009.

  • S. Anand, "Feasibility Study of Applying Design for Manufacturing (DFM) Approaches to Low Cost Equipment Sourcing at P&G", Procter and Gamble.
    Total Funding: $67,364
    June – October, 2008.

  • S. Anand, "Translator for Conversion of Siemens PLM Software JT Models into Second Life Prims", Siemens PLM Software.
    Total Funding: $20,000
    (Gift related to research work on JT to SL conversion)

  • S. Anand, "Concept Testing and Validation of Automation Solutions of a Solid State Fermentation Plant", Alltech Inc.
    Total Funding: $132,908
    February – September, 2008.

  • S. Anand, "Automation of Manufacturing Processes at a Solid State Fermentation Plant", Alltech Inc.
    Total Funding: $99,500
    July 2006 – April 2007.

  • S. Anand, "Optimization of Manufacturing Methods and Processes at a Job Shop Using Computer Simulation", General Tool Corporation.
    Total Funding: $19,158
    September 2005 – January 2006.

  • S. Anand, "Analysis and Redesign of a Cutting Press for Medical Blankets", Cincinnati Sub–Zero.
    Total Funding: $22,637
    October 2005– January 2006.

  • Alex Lin (School of Pharmacy) & S. Anand, "Efficiency Analysis & Dispensing Errors Study of Kirby–Lister Pill Counting System", Thomsen Group.
    Total Funding: $40,066
    July 2003 – January 2004.

  • Alex Lin (School of Pharmacy) & S. Anand, "Analysis and Improvement of the Kroger Pharmacy Filling Efficiency", Kroger Corporation.
    Total Funding: $119,851
    August 2004 – June 2005.

  • Alex Lin (School of Pharmacy) & S. Anand, "Effects of Using IntelliFill I.V. Robot System", Children's Hospital Medical Center.
    Total Funding: $34,996
    July 2004 – June 2005.

  • S. Anand & C. McCord, "An Integrated Approach to Prediction, Assessment and Inspection of Form Errors in Machined Parts", National Science Foundation.
    Total Funding: $75,134
    September 2002 – August 2003.
    (In Collaboration with Ohio State University, Wright State University and Cleveland State University)

  • S. Anand & E. Rutz, "World Class Manufacturing – Web Based Engineering Education", Ohio Learning Network,
    Total Funding: $ 250,000
    January 2001 – December 2002.

  • McCord (Dept. of Mathematical Sciences), S. Anand & A. J. Perzigian, "Manufacturing and Mathematics", National Science Foundation,
    Total Funding: $99,202
    July 2000 – June 2001.

  • S. Anand & B. Shultes, "Benchmarking and Productivity Improvement", Health Alliance of Greater Cincinnati.
    Total Funding: $56,240
    July 2000 – June 2001.

  • S. Anand & U. Ghia, "Dislocated Worker Manufacturing Technology Demonstration Program – Accelerated Training Program in Computer Integrated Manufacturing", US Department of Labor/City of Cincinnati.
    Total Funding: $810, 620
    September 1999 – July 2001.

  • S. Anand & D. Thompson, "Analysis and Design of a Machine Tool Pallet Register System", Ford Motor Company,
    Total Funding: $35,841
    February – July 2000.

  • S. Anand, "An Integrated Approach to Facilities Layout and Manufacturing Systems Analysis and Improvement at Ford Transmission Plant", Ford Motor Company.
    Total Funding: $44,711
    December 1999 – May 2000.

  • S. Anand & D. Kelton, "Plant Layout and Simulation Based Improvement of Manufacturing Functions at a Metal Stamping Facility", Select Tool and Die Corp.
    Total Funding: $40,653
    December 1998 – July 1999.

  • S. Anand, "Design and Development of a CAD based Manufacturing Process Planning System", AgilTech Inc.
    Total Funding: $57,609
    June 1998 – June 1999.

  • S. Anand, B. Shultes, & A. Houshmand, "Benchmarking and Productivity Improvement", Health Alliance of Greater Cincinnati.
    Total Funding: $92,240
    April 1998 – June 2000.

  • Mital & S. Anand, "Ergonomic and Engineering Intervention at Miller Brewing", Miller Brewing Company.
    Total Funding: $24,620
    September 1997 – March 1998.

  • S. Anand & B. Beamon, "An Integrated Approach for the Assessment of Performance and Productivity at Lenscrafters", Lenscrafters Inc.
    Total Funding: $25,639.36
    February – August 1996.

  • S. Anand & Christopher McCord, "An Integrated Machine Vision–based System for Solving the Irregular Shape Cutting Stock Problem in the Leather Industry", National Science Foundation.
    Total Funding: $110,000
    January 1996 – December 1997.

  • S. Anand, "A Hough Transform Based Approach for Accurate Evaluation of Geometric Tolerances", National Science Foundation.
    Total Funding: $60,391.11
    January 1996 – June 1997.

  • Mital and S. Anand, "A Follow–up Workshop on the Role of Ergonomics in Designing for Manufacturability and Humans in general in Advanced Manufacturing Technology", National Science Foundation.
    Total Funding: $5,000
    1995.

  • S. Anand & W. Wood, "An Integrated CAD–Directed Product Costing Model using Activity Based Costing", Seed Grant (College of Engineering and College of Business) – University of Cincinnati.
    Total Funding: $5000
    1995.

  • S. Anand," An Integrated Manufacturing Approach for Improving the Efficiency and Productivity of Assembly Operations at a Tool Box Manufacturing Company", MAC Tools Inc. (Stanley Tools).
    Total Funding: $40,800
    March – November, 1995.
  • Mital & S. Anand, "Ergonomic and Engineering Intervention Strategies for Preventing Cumulative Trauma Disorders at Lucas Sumitomo", Lucas Sumitomo Corporation.
    Total Funding: $24,160
    Start Date: January 1995.

  • S. Anand, "Manufacturing Automation and the Redesign of Processes, Material Flow and Tooling at a Railway Freight Car Manufacturing Facility", Trinity Industries Inc.
    Total Funding: $33,030.93
    January – November 1995.

  • S. Anand, "Automated Machine Vision Based Inspection of Inkjet Printer Cartridges", Lexmark International Inc. (former IBM).
    Total funding: $87,593.05
    November 1994 – October 1996.

  • S. Anand, "Design and Implementation of a Manufacturing/Product Cost Estimation Methodology for Plastics Manufacturing using Activity Based Costing", Kurz Kasch Inc.
    Total Funding: $10,669
    September 1994 – March 1995.

  • S. Anand, "Design and Implementation of Integrated Quality Control Methods at Lenscrafters," Lenscrafters Inc.
    Total Funding: $18,100
    September 1994 – August 1995.

  • S. Anand, "Literature Review and Feasibility Study for the Design of a Preheater for Plastic Molding Process", Kurz–Kasch Inc.
    Total Funding: $10,716.67
    Start Date: September 1994.

  • S. Anand & Christopher McCord (Prof. of Math, UC), "A New Approach to Two–Dimensional Irregular Shape Cutting Stock Problem", UC Research Challenge Grant.
    Total Funding: $26,902
    August 1994 – June 1995.

  • S. Anand, "Integrated Lens Manufacturing Information System", Lenscrafters Inc.
    Total Funding: $33,019:
    March 1994 – January 1995.

  • S. Anand & A. Mital, "Evaluation of Sheet Metal Manufacturing Practices Leading to Upper Extremity CTD's", MAC Tools Inc. (Stanley Tools).
    Total Funding: $7,680.96
    March – June 1994.

  • S. Anand & A. Mital, "Application of Concurrent Engineering Methods for the Design and Manufacture of Tool Boxes," MAC Tools Inc. (Stanley Tools).
    Total Funding $89,265
    March 1994 – April 1995.

  • Mital, R. Huston, & S. Anand, "A Workshop on the Role of Ergonomics in Designing for Manufacturability and Humans in General in Advanced Manufacturing Technology," NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION.
    Total Funding: $10,000
    The workshop was successfully conducted in November 1993 at the Vernon Manor Hotel and included participants from industry and university
    Start Date: November 1993.

  • S. Anand & A. Mital, "Design and Implementation of an Integrated Manufacturing and Product Information System", Lenscrafters Inc.
    Total Funding: $36,191,
    September 1993 – April 1994.

  • S. Anand & A. Mital, "Design and Implementation of a Manufacturing Database Management System," Lenscrafters Inc.
    Total Funding: $5,058
    Start Date: June 1993.

  • S. Anand, A. Houshmand, A. Mital, "IE Methods for Determining Alternative Cost Options at Cincinnati Bell," Cincinnati Bell Telephone.
    Total Funding: $24,523.38
    Start Date: February 1993.

  • S. Anand, A. Mital, & A. Houshmand, "IE Methods for the Analysis and Improvement of Lab Operations at Lenscrafters", Lenscrafters Inc.
    Total Funding: $22,734.55
    Start Date: January 1993.

  • Houshmand, S. Anand, & A. Mital, "Industrial Engineering at CBIS Corporate Quality", Cincinnati Bell Information Systems.
    Total Funding: $24,000
    Start Date: June 1992.

  • E. Hall, "Development of a Test Plan for Remote Excavation and Contaminated Soil Remediation," Westinghouse Environmental Management Company of Ohio.
    Total Funding: $20,000
    S. Anand – Investigator,
    March 1992 – August 1993.

  • J. Arantes, A. Houshmand, & S. Anand, "Evaluation and Analysis of the Hamilton County Jail System", Hamilton County, OH.
    Total Funding: $5805.09
    Start Date: June 1992.

  • S. Anand & A. Mital "Development of an Engineering Model for Twist Locking of Cylindrical Bearings," Ford Motor Company.
    Total Funding: $7,500
    Start Date: May 1992.

  • Mital & S. Anand, "An Ergonomic Evaluation of Metallic and Composite Manhole Covers," Fibersec Ltd.
    Total Funding: $20,000
    April – July 1992.

  • Mital & S. Anand, "Design and Development of Ergonomic Intervention Strategies for Cumulative Trauma Disorders at CINPAC" – CINPAC Corporation.
    Total Funding: $37,071
    October 1991 – March 1992.

  • S. Anand, "CAD/CAM Integration using Optimal Cutting Stock Layout," Projects with International Trailer Inc.
    Total Funding: $8,929.44
    September – November 1991.