Faculty Profile for Dr. Francis A Mendez Mediavilla

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Dr. Francis A Mendez Mediavilla
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
  • 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
  • Jimenez, J. A., Mendez, F., & Temponi, C. (2016). A data-intensive analysis augmented simulation model of a distribution center operations.

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: 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
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Favorite, Alpha Chi National College Honor Society. October 2016

Selected Grants

  • 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.
  • Mendez, Francis (Principal), Lee, Sam (Principal). Azure Machine Learning Instruction, Microsoft, Private / Foundation / Corporate, $40000. (Submitted: September 2014, Funded: January 2015 - December 2015). Grant.
  • Jin, Tongdan (Principal), Asiabanpour, Bahram (Co-Principal), Aslan, Semih (Co-Principal), Jimenez, Jesus (Co-Principal), Mendez, Francis A (Co-Principal), Qasem, Apan Muhammad (Co-Principal), Romanella, S (Co-Principal), Stern, Harold P (Co-Principal), Tate, Jitendra S (Co-Principal). Developing high school students curiosity in science and technology in Capstone Design Days, Halliburton Foundation, Private / Foundation / Corporate, $8600. (Funded: September 2014 - May 2015). Grant.

Selected Service Activities

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