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Funded Research Projects (2005-10)

1.  “MRE”, Defense Logistics Agency (DLA), $198,924, 2009
2.  “Statistical Analysis and Modeling Support for Transportation Research at ORNL”, National Transportation Research Center (NTRC), 2009, $67,052
3. “Simulating Defense Logistic Supply Chains”, Deloitte, 2009, $50,000
4.  “Designing University Lean Systems”, UTK Chancellor, 2009, $120,000
5.  “Developing and Artificial Intelligence Model for New Product Development”, University of Kentucky, 2009, $54,992
6.  “Lean Data Analysis”, US Department of Commerce, 2009, $100,000
7.  “Modeling Systems & Flow”, UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory, 2009, $24,985
8. “Program Development in Entrepreneurship”, National Science Foundation (NSF), $355,896, (Sawhney (PI)(Personal Credit 85%), Li (Co-PI) and Wilck (Co-PI)), 2009
9. “Non Nuclear Proliferation Analysis”, UT-Battelle – Oak Ridge National Laboratory, 2009, $25,001
“Methodology for Transforming Data into Information”, Halliburton, 2009, $30,000(Sawhney (PI)(Personal Credit 70%), Li (Co-PI))
11. “Reliability Modeling” (Personal Credit 90%), Halliburton Energy Svcs., Inc., 2008, $59,378
12. “Simulation Modeling”, Defense Supply Center, 2008, $122,601
13. “Lean Modeling of Small & Medium Manufacturers”, NIST-CIS, 2008, $41,568
14. “UT Lean Systems”, UT Chancellor, 2008, $120,000
15.  “Modeling Six Sigma in Research”, UT-BattelleOak Ridge National Laboratory, 2008, $53,701
16. “Six Sigma Implementation”, UT-BattelleOak Ridge National Laboratory, 2008, $50,000
17.  “Developing New Product Development Course Curriculum”, University of Kentucky, 2007, $12,880
“Developing a Regression of Moving Logistics”, UT-Battelle Oak Ridge National Laboratory, 2007, $18,000, (Sawhney (PI)(Personal Credit 90%), Li (Co-PI))
19.  “Lean Modeling”, Johnson and Johnson, 2007, $18,916
20.  “Lean Modeling of Small & Medium Manufacturers”, CIS-NIST, 2007, $101,629
21.  “Lean Modeling of Small & Medium Manufacturers”, CIS-NIST, 2007, $39,795
22. “Regression Analysis”, Eastman Chemical, 2007, $30,000
23.  “Process Improvement Knowledge Base”, Image Pointe Proc. Standardization, 2007, $10,512
“Critical Analysis via Simulation Modeling”, Halliburton, 2007, $10,000, (Sawhney (PI) (Personal Credit 60%), Li (Co-PI))
25. “Lean Office Implementation”, UT-BattelleOak Ridge National Laboratory, 2007, $30,454
26. “Reliability and Maintenance Model”, Fluor Global – Oil Refinery, 2006, $41,101
27. “Simulation & Regression”, NIST, 2006, $91,871
28. “BP Well Placement Task”, BP America, 2006, $71,379
29. “Defining Risk in Process Design”, Eastman Chemical Company, 2005, $32,092
30. “AP Index Validation”, Fluor Global, 2005, $35,520
31. “Dual Degree Program in New Product Development” (Personal Credit 42%),, NSF, 2005, $265,000
32. “BHI Reliability Assessment”, Baker Hughes Inteq, 2005, $23,778
33. “Best in World R Assessment of an Advanced Down Hole Drilling System”, BP America, 2005, $47,553