Edward Winkofsky

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Ed Winkofsky, PhD

Adjunct Professor, Department of Operations, Business Analytics, and Information Systems

3458 Carl H. Lindner Hall

513-556-7179

Edward P. Winkofsky has a Ph.D. in Business and an MBA from the University of Cincinnati. He also has a BA in Mathematics from Lewis University. He is a Certified Management Accountant and a member of the Institute of Management Accountants and the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences. Prior to joining the University of Cincinnati faculty in 2007, Dr. Winkofsky spent over twenty-five years at MeadWestvaco. He held various analytical and leadership positions in Project Management, Scheduling, Customer Service, Logistics, Administration, Purchasing, Supply Chain Management and Enterprise Resource Planning. He started his professional career as an Assistant Professor of Management Science at Virginia Tech.

Teaching Interest
Dr. Winkofsky teaches business statistics, supply chain management, quality management, forecasting and regression analysis.

Research Interest
Dr. Winkofsky has published articles in the European Journal of Operational Research, R&D Management, Computers & Operations Research, and Management Science. His research interests include organizational decision making, network optimization, logistics and supply chain management.

History
Institution: Antioch McGregor
Title: Adjunct Professor
End Date: 2010-05-31

Institution: UNIVERSITY OF DAYTON
Title: Adjunct Professor
End Date: 2008-12-31

Institution: WRIGHT STATE UNIVERSITY
Title: Full-Time Professor
End Date: 2008-12-31

Institution: UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI
Title: Adjunct Professor of Quantitative Analysis
End Date: 2008-12-31

Institution: WRIGHT STATE UNIVERSITY
Title: Adjunct Professor of Operations Management
End Date: 2007-12-31

Institution: THE MEADWESTVACO CORPORATION, Consumer & Office Products Division, Dayton, OH
Title: Senior Consultant, Business Processes
End Date: 2006-12-31

Institution: THE MEADWESTVACO CORPORATION, Consumer & Office Products Division, Richmond, VA
Title: Consultant, Global Sourcing Initiative
End Date: 2005-12-31

Institution: THE MEADWESTVACO CORPORATION, Consumer & Office Products Division, Dayton, OH
Title: Project Leader, ERP Implementation Team
End Date: 2004-12-31

Institution: THE MEADWESTVACO CORPORATION, Consumer & Office Products Division, Dayton, OH
Title: Director of Logistics & Forecasting
End Date: 2000-12-31

Institution: THE MEADWESTVACO CORPORATION, Zellerbach Division, Dayton, OH
Title: Director of Purchasing
End Date: 1998-12-31

Institution: THE MEADWESTVACO CORPORATION, Zellerbach Division, Cleveland, OH
Title: Vice President of Administration & Logistics
End Date: 1994-12-31

Institution: THE MEADWESTVACO CORPORATION, Zellerbach Division, Dayton, OH
Title: Director of Logistics
End Date: 1991-12-31

Institution: THE MEADWESTVACO CORPORATION, Zellerbach Division, Cincinnati, OH
Title: Operations Manager
End Date: 1989-12-31

Institution: THE MEADWESTVACO CORPORATION, Paperboard Division, Dayton, OH
Title: Manager of Japanese Market Development
End Date: 1987-12-31

Institution: THE MEADWESTVACO CORPORATION, Paperboard Division, Dayton, OH
Title: Manager of Customer Sales Service
End Date: 1986-12-31

Institution: THE MEADWESTVACO CORPORATION, Corporate Staff, Dayton, OH
Title: Manager of Decision Analysis
End Date: 1984-12-31

Institution: THE MEADWESTVACO CORPORATION, Corporate Staff, Dayton, OH
Title: Acting Manager of Operations Research
End Date: 1983-12-31

Institution: THE MEADWESTVACO CORPORATION, Corporate Staff, dayton, OH
Title: Senior Operations Research Analyst
End Date: 1981-12-31

Institution: VIRGINIA POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE AND STATE UNIVERSITY
Title: Assistant Professor of Management Science
End Date: 1980-12-31

Awards | Honors
Organization: Lindner College of Business
Name: Dean's List of Teaching Excellence
Year Received: 2018

Organization: Lindner College of Business
Name: Dean's List of Teaching Excellence
Year Received: 2017

Organization: Lindner College of Business
Name: Dean's List of Teaching Excellence
Year Received: 2017

Organization: Lindner College of Business
Name: Dean's List of Teaching Excellence
Year Received: 2017

Organization: Lindner College of Business
Name: Dean's List of Teaching Excellence
Year Received: 2016

Organization: Lindner College of Business
Name: Dean's List of Teaching Excellence
Year Received: 2015

Organization: Lindner College of Business
Name: Dean's List of Teaching Excellence
Year Received: 2014

Organization: Lindner College of Business
Name: Dean's List of Teaching Excellence
Year Received: 2014

Organization: Lindner College of Business
Name: Dean's List of Teaching Excellence
Year Received: 2014

Organization: Lindner College of Business
Name: Dean's List of Teaching Excellence
Year Received: 2013

Organization: Lindner College of Business
Name: Dean's List of Teaching Excellence
Year Received: 2013

Organization: Lindner College of Business
Name: Dean’s List of Teaching Excellence
Year Received: 2012

Organization: Lindner College of Business
Name: Dean’s List of Teaching Excellence
Year Received: 2012

Education
Institution: University of Cincinnati
Major: Quantitative Analysis
Dissertation: A Descriptive Analytical Model of Resource Allocation in Hierarchical Organizations
Completed: 1977
Degree: Ph D

Institution: University of Cincinnati
Completed: 1976
Degree: MBA

Institution: Lewis University
Major: Mathematics
Completed: 1973
Degree: BA

Published Contributions
Ed Winkofsky,  (2014). BANA2081 Business Analytics I.

Ed Winkofsky, R. Deckro, J. Hebert, R. Gagnon,  (1991). A Decomposition Approach to Multi-Project Scheduling. European Journal of Operational Research.

Ed Winkofsky, R Deckro,  (1983). Solving Zero-One Multiple Objective Programs through Implicit Enumeration. European Journal of Operational Research

Ed Winkofsky, B. Blaylock,  (1983). An Explanation of R&D Decision Processes through Individual Information Processing Preferences. R&D Management.

Ed Winkofsky, R. Deckro, J. Hebert,  (1982). Multiple Criteria Job-Shop Scheduling. Computers & Operations Research.

Ed Winkofsky, N. Baker, D. Sweeney,  (1981). Decision Process Model of R&D Resource Allocation in Hierarchical Organizations. Management Science.

Ed Winkofsky, N. Baker, L. Langmeyer, D. Sweeney,  (1980). Idea Generation:  A Procrustean Bed of Variables, Hypotheses, and Implications. Management of Research and Innovations, TIMS Studies in the Management Sciences.

Ed Winkofsky, R. Mason, W. Souder,  (1980). R&D Budgeting and Project Selection:  A Review of Practices and Models. Management of Research and Innovation, TIMS Studies in the Management Sciences.

Ed Winkofsky, R. Deckro,  (1979). 1979 Southeastern TIMS Proceedings.

Ed Winkofsky, J. Hebert, R. Deckro,  (1979). Alternate Approaches to Scheduling Officials. 1979 Southeastern TIMS Proceedings.

Ed Winkofsky, R. Deckro, J. Hebert,  (1979). Scheduling with Multiple Performance Criteria. 1979 Southeast AIDS Proceedings.

Ed Winkofsky, R. Deckro,  (1978). An Implicit Enumeration Approach to Solving Zero-One Multiple Objective Programs. 1978 Southeastern TIMS Proceedings.

Ed Winkofsky, D. Sweeney, P. Roy, N. Baker,  (1978). Composition vs. Decomposition:  Two Approaches to Modeling Organizational Decision Processes. Management Science.

Ed Winkofsky,  (1977). Descriptive Models of Organizational Decision Processes in Hierarchical Organizations. Proceedings of the 9th Annual Conference of the American Institute for Decision Sciences.

Ed Winkofsky, D. Sweeney, P. Roy, N. Baker,  (1977). Two Approaches to Modeling Organizational Decision Process. Proceedings of the Conference on the Disaggregation Problem, The Ohio State University.

Ed Winkofsky, D. Sweeney, P. Roy, N. Baker,  (1976). Mathematical Models of Organizational Decision Processes. Midwest American Institute of Decision Sciences Proceedings.

Presentations
Title: Forecasting with Excel
Organization: SCORE
Location: Kenwood, OH
Year: 2018

Title: Third Party Warehousing:  The Zellerbach Experience
Year: 1994

Title: Data Analysis and Operations Research Applications in Mead Woodlands
Year: 1984

Title: A Decomposition Approach to Project Scheduling
Year: 1980

Title: Coordination of Product Managers:  A Simulation Approach
Year: 1980

Title: Decision Process Models and Their Use as a Surrogate for On-site Experimentation
Year: 1979

Title: The Effects of Decision Strategies on R&D Resource Allocation
Year: 1978

Title: A Descriptive Analytical Model of R&D Resource Allocation Processes in Hierarchical Organizations
Year: 1978

Title: Scheduling Officials for Athletic Contests
Year: 1978

Title: Composition vs. Decomposition:  Two Approaches to Modeling Multilevel Systems
Year: 1976

Title: Idea Generation:  A Procrustean Bed of Variables, Hypotheses, and Implications
Year: 1976