Faculty Profile for Dr. Francis A Mendez Mediavilla
Teaching InterestsStatistical Methods and Exploratory Data Analysis.
Research InterestsExploratory 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.
- 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
- 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
MS Data Analytics and Information Systems
Quantitative Methods Faculty Search
MBA Task Force 2018 (IV)
College Review Committee
Graduate Policy Committee