Faculty Profile for Dr. Francis A Mendez

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Dr. Francis A Mendez
Professor — CIS & Quantitative Methods
MCOY 464
phone: (512) 245-3303

Biography Section

Teaching Interests

Statistical Methods and Exploratory Data Analysis.

Research Interests

Exploratory data analysis and computational statistics.

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Mendez, F. A., Wierschem, D. C., & Jimenez, J. (2018). A Motion Capture System Framework for the Study of Human Manufacturing Repetitive Motions. In Digital Commons@Georgia Southern (pp. 1–8). Georgia Southern University. Retrieved from https://digitalcommons.georgiasouthern.edu/pmhr_2018/25
  • Sun, Y., Zhang, P., Wierschem, D., & Mendez Mediavilla, F. A. (n.d.). CEO Turnover, Network Effects, and Firm Performance. International Journal of Organizational and Collective Intelligence, 10(2).
  • Wierschem, D. C., & Mendez, F. A. (2018). Entry Level Technology Positions: No Degree Required. Journal of Information Systems Education, 29(4), 253–268.
  • Lopez Perez, F., Ekin, T., Mendez, F., & Jimenez, J. (n.d.). Risk Balanced Territory Design for a Micro Finance Institution. Journal of Industrial and Management Optimization.
  • White, G., Smith, K., & Mendez, F. (2017). Ch 2. The impact of online training on Facebook privacy. In A. Mesquita (Ed.), Research Paradigms and Contemporary Perspectives on Human-Technology Interaction (pp. 22–42). Hershey, PA, USA: IGI Global. https://doi.org/10.4018/978-1-5225-1868-6

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient: Dean Paul R. Gowens Excellence Professorship in Business Administration, McCoy College of Business Administration. January 2019 - January 2022
  • Award / Honor Recipient: 2019 Presidential Distinction Award for Excellence in Scholarly/Creative Activities, McCoy College of Business. 2019
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Favorite Professor, Alpha Chi National College Honor Society. January 2018 - December 2018
  • Award / Honor Nominee: 2018 Excellence in Teaching Award, Texas State University. August 2018
  • Award / Honor Nominee: Dean Paul R. Gowens Professorship of Excellence, McCoy College of Business. December 2018 - January 22, 2019

Selected Grants

  • Perez, Eduardo (Principal), Mendez, Francis A (Co-Principal). Ensuring an Accessible Trauma System in Texas, Texas State University, $30000. (Funded: September 1, 2019 - August 30, 2020). Grant.
  • Jimenez, Jesus (Principal), Aslan, Semih (Co-Principal), Koutitas, Georgios (Co-Principal), Mendez, Francis A (Co-Principal), Valles Molina, Damian (Co-Principal), Wierschem, David C (Co-Principal). Using Industry 4.0 Digital Twins to Model Human Labor in Smart Material Handling Systems, Toyota Material Handling, Private / Foundation / Corporate, $197411.11. (Submitted: December 14, 2018). Grant.
  • Mendez, Francis A, Jimenez, Jesus A. (Co-Principal). Time and Motion Studies Using Motion Capture Technology, Research Enhancement Program, Texas State University, $15760.00. (Submitted: October 2017, Funded: January 2018 - December 2018). Grant.
  • Wierschem, David (Co-Principal), Mendez, Francis (Co-Principal), Jimenez, Jesus (Co-Principal). A Kaizen Project to Develop a Simulation Process to Design Manufacturing Operations Requiring Human Motions, Texas State University, $16400. (Funded: July 1, 2016 - Present). Grant.
  • Wierschem, David (Co-Principal), Mendez, Francis (Co-Principal), Jimenez, Jesus (Co-Principal). A Kaizen Project to Develop a Simulation Process to Design Manufacturing Operations Requiring Human Motions, NEC, Inc., Private / Foundation / Corporate, $50000. (Funded: June 1, 2016 - Present). Grant.

Selected Service Activities

MS Data Analytics and Information Systems
January 2019-Present
Quantitative Methods Faculty Search
August 2018-Present
MBA Task Force 2018 (IV)
August 2018-Present
College Review Committee
August 2017-Present
Committee Member
Graduate Policy Committee
September 2016-Present