Robin G. Qiu, Ph.D.

Professor, Information Science

Engineering, Information Science

Expertise

    • Enterprise information system and integration
    • Computer-integrated manufacturing systems
    • Process control and automation
    • Discrete event control theory
    • Internet technologies

Professional Activities

    • Senior Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers,  IEEE 
    • Senior Member, Institute of Industrial Engineers, IIE 
    • Member, The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences, INFORMS 

Education

    • Ph.D. -Pennsylvania State University
    • M.S. - Beijing Institute of Technology, China
    • B.S. - Beijing Institute of Technology, China

Courses

    • CSE 543 – Computer Security
    • INSC 561 – Web Security and Privacy
    • SWENG 568 – Enterprise Integration
    • CSE 513 – Distributed Systems
    • INSC 597A – Service Oriented Architecture
    • INSC 597B – Business Process Management

Research Interests

    • Information system modeling
    • Control of manufacturing systems
    • XML-oriented technologies and applications
    • Distributed systems
    • Component-based software design and development   

Citations

Articles Published in Refereed Journals

Qiu, R., Wang, G.,Wang, J., and Ma, X. R., "The Effect of Standardization and Customization on Service Satisfaction," Accepted by Journal of Service Science.

Qiu, R., Tang, Y., and Joshi, S., “A Process-driven Computing Model for Reconfigurable Semiconductor Manufacturing,” Accepted by Robotics and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing. (SCI, EI)

Ahmad, N. and Qiu, R., “Integrated Model of Operations Effectiveness of Small to Medium-sized Manufacturing Enterprises,” Accepted by Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing. (SCI, EI)

Fang, Z., Liu, S., Qiu, R., Shi, H., and Run, A., “Study on the Concession and Damping Equilibrium of Duopoly Strategy Output-making based on Bounded Rationality and Knowledge,” Accepted by International Journal of Services Operations and Informatics. (EI)

Qiu, R., “RFID-enabled Automation in Support of Factory Integration,” Robotics and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing, Vol. 23, No. 6, Dec. 2007, pp. 677-683.  (The paper was recommended by FAIM 2006) (SCI: 214HQ, EI: 073310765891)

Qiu, R., Fang, Z., Shen, H., and Yu, M., “Towards Service Science, Engineering and Practice,” International Journal of Services Operations and Informtics, Vol. 2, No. 2, 2007, pp. 103-113. (EI: 074110858309 )

Liu, B., Qiu, R., Liu, S., and Chen, J., “Jointed Inventory Model on Ordering and Pricing: An Extension for the Newsboy Model”, International Journal of Services Operations and Informatics, Vol. 2, No. 1, 2007, pp. 65-80. (EI: 072710689619)

Liu, B., Liu, S., Qiu, R., and Zhai, Z., “Jointed decision model on ordering and pricing for short-life-cycle product,” Journal of Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Vol. 39, No. 5, October, 2007, pp. 691-694.  (EI: 074710936726)

Qiu, R., Ni, J., Lee, J., Zheng, L., and Yu, M., “Manufacturing Enterprise Computing, Integration and Management,” International Journal of Manufacturing Technology and Management, Vol. 10, No. 2/3, 2007, pp. 137-141. (EI: 070810436425)

Qiu, R., “A Service-oriented Integration Framework for Semiconductor Manufacturing Systems,” International Journal of Manufacturing Technology and Management, Vol. 10, No. 2/3, 2007, pp. 177-191. (EI: 070810436428)

Qiu, R., “Towards Ontology-Driven Knowledge Synthesis for Heterogeneous Information Systems,” Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing, Vol. 17, No. 1, 2006, pp. 109-120. (SCI: 003NE, EI: 06049661510)

Qiu, R. and Zhou, M., “Emerging Approaches to Integrating Distributed, Heterogeneous, and Complex Systems,” IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Part A: Systems and Humans, Vol. 36, No. 1, 2006, pp. 1-4. (SCI: 997HA, EI: 06039648713)

Chen, W., Liu, S., and Qiu, R., “New Approaches to Data Processing Used in IT Audit,” Audit IT and Economy Research, Vol. 21, No. 1, pp. 37-39+48, 2006.

Chen, W., Qiu, R. and Liu, S., “A Data Processing Method Based on Outlier Detection in IT Audit,” Journal of Commerce Research, No. 11, pp. 44-47, Nov. 2006.

Qiu, R., Tang, Y., and Xu, Q., “Integration Design of Material Flow Management in an e-Business Manufacturing Environment,” Decision Support Systems, Vol. 42, pp. 1104-1115. (SCI: 107ZO, EI: 064210174592)

Qiu, R., “Enterprise Management and Information Integration: Challenges and Technologies,” International Journal of Production Research, Vol. 43, No. 20, pp. 4165-4167, 2005. (SCI: 966PP, EI: 06069684676)

Qiu, R, McDonnell, P, Joshi, S., and Russell, D., “A Heuristic Game Theoretic Approach to Resource Sharing in Reconfigurable Manufacturing,” International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Vol. 25, No. 1-2, pp. 78-87, 2005. (SCI: 881ZK, EI: 05028779176)

Qiu, R., “Virtual Production Line Based WIP Control for Semiconductor Manufacturing Systems,” International Journal of Production Economics, Vol. 95, No. 2, 2005, pp. 165-178. (SCI: 983DY, EI: 05048800394)

Xu, Q. and R. Qiu, “Heterogeneous Knowledge Integration for Supply Chain Systems,” Computer Science, Vol. 32, No.2, 2005, pp.188-192.

Ucar, M. and Qiu, R. “E-Maintenance in Support of E-Automated Manufacturing System,” Journal of Chinese Institute of Industrial Engineers, Vol. 22. No. 1, pp. 1-10, Jan. 2005. (EI: 05339293423)
McDonnell, P., Joshi, S., and Qiu, R., “A Learning Approach to Enhancing Machine Reconfiguration Decision Making Games in a Heterarchical Manufacturing Environment,” International Journal of Production Research, Vol. 43, No. 20, pp. 4321-4334, 2005.  (SCI: 966PP, EI: 06069684683)

McDonnell, P., Joshi, S., and Qiu, R., “Setup Games: A Heuristic Game Theoretic Approach to Setup Decisions for Heterarchical Manufacturing System,” International Journal of Production Research, Vol. 42, No. 19, Oct. 1, 2004, pp. 4195-4210. (SCI: 858SU, EI: 04438424304)

Tang, Y. and Qiu, R., “An Integrated Design Approach for Virtual-Production-Line-Based Reconfigurable Manufacturing Systems,” International Journal of Production Research, Vol. 42, No. 18, Sept. 15, 2004, pp. 3803-3822. (SCI: 858EX, EI: 04438414994)

Qiu, R., Joshi, S., and McDonnell, P., “An Approach to Regulating Machine Sharing in Reconfigurable Back-end Semiconductor Manufacturing,” Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing, Vol. 15, Issue 5, pp. 579-591, Oct. 2004. (SCI: 845NS, EI: 04378350375)

Qiu, R. and Zhou, M, “State-of-the-art and Future Manufacturing Execution Systems,” IEEE Robotics and Automation, March 2004, pp.19-25+40. (SCI: 805EN, EI: 04178134426)

Qiu, R. and Russell, D., “A Formal Model for Incorporating Shop Floor Controls in a Plant Information System,” International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, Vol. 23, No. 1-2, pp. 47-57, Jan. 2004. (SCI: 757FB, EI: 04088026738)

Xu, Q. and Qiu, R., “Heterogeneous Knowledge Syntheses for Manufacturing Information Systems,” Computer-Integrated Manufacturing Systems, CIMS, Vol. 10. No. 7, Jul. 2004, pp. 732-736+750. (EI: 04438424565)

Xu, Q. Xu, F., and Qiu, R., “Supply and Demand Network Synergic Technology Based on Agent,” Computer Application, Vol. 24, No. 3, Mar. 2004, pp. 117-120.

Qiu, R. and Xu, Q., “Global Identification Code Scheme for Promptly Retrieving Object’s Pertinent Information,” Computer Science, Vol. 31, No. 11, Nov. 2004, pp. 126-129.

Tang, Y., Zhou, M., and Qiu, R., “Virtual Production Line Design for Back-end Semiconductor Manufacturing System,” IEEE Transactions on Semiconductor Manufacturing, Vol. 16, No. 3, pp. 543-550, Aug. 2003. (SCI: 710TA, EI: 03367624217)

Qiu, R., Wysk, R., and Xu, Q., “An Extended Structured Adaptive Supervisory Control Model of Shop Floor Controls for an e-Manufacturing System,” International Journal of Production Research, Vol. 41, No. 8, pp. 1605-1620, May 20, 2003. (SCI: 678CG, EI: 03467724853)

Qiu, R. and Zhou, M, “MES: Current Technologies and Future Needs,” Electronic Monthly, Vol. 91, No. 2, pp. 154-163, 2003.

Smith, J., Joshi, S., and Qiu, R., “Message-based Part State Graphs (MPSG): A Formal Model for Shop Floor Control Implementation,” International Journal of Production Research, Vol. 41, No. 8, pp. 1739-1764, May 20, 2003. (SCI: 678CG, EI : 03467724860)

Xu, Q., Qiu, R., and Xu, F., “Agent-Based Workflow Coordination for Supply Chain Management,” Transactions of Nanjing University of Aeronautics & Astronautics, Vol. 20 (1), pp. 112-117, June 2003. (INSPEC, IBSN: 1005-1120)

Qiu, R., “e-Manufacturing: the Keystone of a Plant-wide Real Time Information System,” Journal of Chinese Institute of Industrial Engineers, Vol. 20, No. 3, pp. 266-274, 2003. (INSPEC, ISBN: 1017-0669) (EI: 05389370651)

Xu, Q., Qiu, R., and Xu, F., “Integration of Workflow and Multi-agents for Supply Chain Coordination,” Computer Engineering, Vol. 29(15), pp. 19-21, 65, Sept. 2003.

Qiu, R. and Joshi, S., "Structured Adaptive Supervisory Control Model and Software Development for a Flexible Manufacturing System," International Journal of Production Research, Vol. 38, No. 1, 2000, pp. 39-49. (SCI: 274FJ, EI: 02507268807)

Qiu, R. and Joshi, S., "A Structured Adaptive Supervisory Control Methodology for Modeling the Control of a Discrete Event Manufacturing System," IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Part A: Systems and Humans, Vol. 29, No. 6, Nov. 1999, pp. 573-586. (SCI: 251QE, EI: 99124952020)

Qiu, R., Wang, X., and Lu, S., "Study on the Monitoring System for an FMS," Journal of Beijing Institute of Technology, Vol. 1, No. 2, Nov. 1992, pp. 151-157. (EI: 93050997020)

Qiu, R., "Preliminary Study of Failure Diagnostics for FMS's," Machine Tools, No. 4 (Total Issue No. 190), 1992, pp. 37-41.

Qiu, R., Lu, S., and Wang, X., "FMS Monitoring Systems," Microcomputer and Application, No. 3, 1990, pp. 30-32.

Qiu, R. and Lu, S., "Intelligent Moiré-Fringe Digital Instruments," Mechatronics, Vol. 6, No. 2, 1992, pp. 20-24. 

Articles in Refereed Proceedings

Zeng, L., Zhang, Y., and Qiu, R., “Towards Assistive Information Services,” 2007 IEEE International Conference on Grey Systems and Intelligent Services, Nanjing, China, Nov. 18-20, 2007. pp. 1145-1149.

Liu, B., Liu S., and Qiu, R., “Supply Chain Coordination with a Combined Contract with Pending Prices for a Short-Life-Cycle Product,” 2007 IEEE International Conference on Grey Systems and Intelligent Services, Nanjing, China, Nov. 18-20, 2007. pp. 1153-1157.

Zeng, L., Zhang, Y., and Qiu, R., “Adaptive User Profiling in Enhancing RSS-based Information Services,” 2007 IEEE International Conference on Service Operations and Logistics, and Informatics, Philadelphia, USA, Aug. 27-29, 2007, pp. 63-67.

Qiu, R., “Introduction to Service Science: A Research Perspective,” Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Flexible Automation and Intelligent Manufacturing, June 18-20, 2007, Philadelphia, USA, pp. 1121-1127.

Ahmad, N., Piovoso, M., and Qiu, R., “Partial Least Squares (PLS) for SME’s Performance Measurement,” Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Flexible Automation and Intelligent Manufacturing, June 18-20, 2007, Philadelphia, USA, pp. 407-414.

Qiu, R., Fang, Z., Shen, H., Yu, M., and Dong, J., “Design and Development of a Service-Oriented Supply Chain: An IT Perspective,” The 5th IEEE International Conference on Industrial Informatics, Vienna, Austria, July 23-26, 2007.

Qiu, R. and Dong, J. “A Practical Approach to Enabling Service-Oriented Value Nets: An IBM SUR Project Overview,” 2006 IEEE International Conference on Service Operations and Logistics, and Informatics, Shanghai, China, June 21-23, 2006, pp. 1125-1129. (EI: 074610921228

Ahmad, N. and Qiu, R., “Effectiveness Evaluation Services for Small to Medium-Sized Manufacturing Enterprise,” 2006 IEEE International Conference on Service Operations and Logistics, and Informatics, Shanghai, China, June 21-23, 2006, pp. 1106-1112. (EI: 074610921228)

Zhang, J. and Qiu, R., “Fault Injection-based Test Case Generation for SOA-oriented Software,” 2006 IEEE International Conference on Service Operations and Logistics, and Informatics, Shanghai, China, June 21-23, 2006, pp. 1070-1078. (EI: 074610921220)

Qiu, R. and Zhang, Z., “Design for Ensuring Continuity of Quality Healthcare Delivery for Aging People,” 2006 IEEE International Conference on Networking, Sensing and Control, Ft.

Zhou, J. and Qiu, R. “RFID-enabled Automation in Support of Factory Integration,” The 16th International Conference on Flexible Automation and Intelligenet Manufacturing, June 26-28, 2006, University of Limerick, Limerick, Ireland, pp. 1237-1244.

Xu, Q. and Qiu, R., “An Agent-based Approach for Integrated Logistics Management System,” 2005 IEEE International Conference on Service Operations and Logistics, and Informatics, Aug. 10-12, 2005, Beijing China, pp. 543-548.

Raskay Jr., E. and Qiu, R., “Sensor-based Network Services in Support of Precision Agriculture”, 2005 IEEE International Conference on Service Operations and Logistics, and Informatics, Aug. 10-12, 2005, Beijing China, pp. 102-107.

Qiu, R., “An Internet Computing Model for Ensuring Continuity of Healthcare,” 2005 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, Waikoloa, Hawaii, Oct. 10 – 12, 2006, pp. 2813-2818. (EI: 05489517018)

Xu, Q., Xu, F., and Qiu. R., “Heterogeneous Information Integration for Supply Chain Systems,” 2005 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, Waikoloa, Hawaii, Oct. 10 – 12, 2006, pp. 97-102. (EI: 05489514766)

Qiu, R. and Sangwan, R., “An Approach to Relieving Warehouse Pain Points,” 2005 IEEE International Conference on Networking, Sensing and Control, March 19-22, 2005, Tucson, Arizona, USA, pp. 197-201. (EI: 06259953132)

Sangwan, R., Qiu, R., and Jessen, D., “Using RFID Tags for Tracking Patients, Charts, and Medical Equipment within an Integrated Health Delivery Network,” 2005 IEEE International Conference on Networking, Sensing and Control, March 19-22, 2005, Tucson, Arizona, USA, pp. 1070-1074. (EI: 06259953277)

Dong, M. and Qiu, R., “An Approach to the Design and Development of an Intelligent Highway Point-of-need Service System,” The 7th International IEEE Conference on Intelligent Transport Systems, Washington, D.C., Oct. 3-6, 2004, pp. 673-678. (EI: 05078839866)

Qiu, R. and Xu, Q., “Standardized Shop Floor Automation: An Integration Perspective,” 14th International Conference on Flexible Automation & Intelligent Manufacturing, July 12 – 14, Toronto, Canada, Vol. 2, pp. 1004-1012.

Ucar, M. and Qiu, R. “E-Maintenance in the Next Generation of Manufacturing Systems,” 14th International Conference on Flexible Automation & Intelligent Manufacturing, July 12 – 14, Toronto, Canada, Vol. 2, pp. 1186-1193.

Qiu, R., “Manufacturing Grid: A Next Generation Manufacturing Model,” 2004 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, The Hague, Netherlands, Oct. 10 – 13, 2004, pp. 4667-4672. (EI: 05149028422)

Russell, D., Qiu, R., and Feingold, P., “Front-end Intelligence in Manufacturing Systems - Practical Considerations,” Proceedings of Mechatronics2004: 9th Mechatronics Forum International Conference, Aug. 30 – Sept. 1, Ankara, Turkey, pp. 699-718.

Xu, Q. and Qiu, R., “Integration of Web Services and Agents for Supply Chain System Collaboration,” 2004 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, The Hague, Netherlands, Oct. 10 – 13, 2004, pp. 2079-2083. (EI: 05149024891)

Qiu, R. and Zhang, J, “Design of Enterprise Web Servers in Support of Instant Information Retrievals,” Proceedings of 2003 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, Washington D.C. Oct. 5 – 8, 2003, pp. 2661-2666. (EI: 03487751129)

Xu, Q., Qiu, R., and Xu, F., “Agent-based Workflow Approach to the Design and Development of Cross-enterprise Information Systems,” Proceedings of 2003 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, Washington D.C. Oct. 5 – 8, 2003, pp. 2633-2638. (EI: 03487751124)

Ye, S. and Qiu, R., “Web Services Oriented Approach to High Availability of Product Information,” Proceedings of 2003 International Conference of Industrial Engineering & Engineering Management, Dec. 6-8, 2003, Shanghai, China.

Qiu, R. and Xu, Q., “Heterogeneous Knowledge Syntheses for e-Manufacturing Systems,” Proceedings of 2003 International Conference of Industrial Engineering & Engineering Management, Dec. 6-8, 2003, Shanghai, China.

Qiu, R. and Ye, S., “Design and Development of Instant/Automatic Information Retrievals Systems,” Proceedings of 2003 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, Washington D.C. Oct. 5 – 8, 2003, pp. 2639-2644. (EI: 03487751125)

Ye, S. and Qiu, R., “An Architecture Equipment Connectivity in an e-Business Environment,” Proceedings of MED 2003, 11th IEEE Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation, June 17-20, 2003, Rhodes, Greece.

Qiu, R. and Tang, Y., “Integration Design of Material Flow Management in an e-Business Manufacturing Environment,” Proceedings of 17th International Conference on Production Research, Aug. 3-7, 2003, Blacksburg, Virginia, USA

Ye, S. and Qiu, R., “An Architecture of Configurable Equipment Connectivity in a Future Manufacturing Information System,” Proceedings of 2003 IEEE International Symposium on Computational Intelligence in Robotics and Automation, Kobe, Japan, July 16-20, 2003, pp. 1144-1149.

Qiu, R. and Tang, Y., “Real Life Examples for a Class of Professionals”, Proceedings of 2003 ASEE Annual Conference, Nashville, Tennessee, June 22-25, 2003, pp. 1891-1990. (EI: 04498697296)

Ye, S. and Qiu, R., “Global Identification Code Scheme for Promptly Retrieving the Pertinent Information of a Worldwide Uniquely Identifiable Object,” IEEE - Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Control and Automation, June 9-12, 2003, Montreal, Canada, pp. 1000-1004. (EI: 05379356681)

Xu, Q., Qiu, R., and Russell, D., “Collaborative Supply Chain Management in Semiconductor Manufacturing Planning,” IEEE - Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Control and Automation, June 9-12, 2003, Montreal, Canada, pp. 83-87. (EI: 05379356500)

Tang, Y., and Qiu, R. “Modeling and Analysis of Failure Prone Machines in Virtual-Production-Line-Based Reconfigurable Manufacturing Systems,” IEEE - Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Control and Automation, June 9-12, 2003, Montreal, Canada, pp. 73-77. (EI: 05379356498)

Qiu, R. and Laplante, P. “Design and Development of Component-based Equipment Connectivity for Semiconductor Manufacturing,” IEEE - Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Control and Automation, June 9-12, 2003, Montreal, Canada, pp. 63-67. (EI: 05379356496)

Qiu, R., “Real-time Response and System Integration in A Back-end Semiconductor Manufacturing System,” IEEE Industrial Applications Society37th Annual Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, Oct. 13-18, 2002, Vol. 1, pp. 622-627. (EI : 02517278955)

Qiu, R. and Russell, D., “Shop Floor Controls and System Integration in an Enterprise-wide Real Time Information System,” Proceedings of the 6Th world Multi-Conference on Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics, Orlando, Florida, July 14-18, 2002, Vol. VII, pp. 283-288.

Xu, Q., Qiu, R., and Russell, D., “Shop Floor Decision Support Systems Using Multi Agents,” Proceedings of the 6Th world Multi-Conference on Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics, Orlando, Florida, July 14-18, 2002, Vol. VI, pp. 475-478. (INSPEC, ISBN: 980 07 8150 1)

Qiu, R. and Xue, J., “Customizable Lectures, Assignments, and Virtual Classrooms for Professionals,” Proceedings of 2002 ASEE Annual Conference, Montreal, Canada, June 2002, pp. 2075-2082. (EI: 04498696000)

Qiu, R. “A Data Fusion Framework for an Integrated Plant-wide Information System,” The 5th International Conference on Information Fusion, Annapolis, MD, July 8 –12, 2002, pp. 101-107. (INSPEC, ISBN: 0 9721844 1 4)

Qiu, R., Burda, R., and Chylak, R., “Distributed WIP Control in Advanced Semiconductor Manufacturing,” The 13th Annual IEEE/SEMI Advanced Semiconductor Manufacturing Conference, Boston, MA, April 30 – May 2, 2002, pp. 49-54. (EI: 02276999047)

Tang, Y., Zhou, M., and Qiu, R., “Design of Virtual Production Lines in Back-end Semiconductor Manufacturing Systems,” IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Nashville, Tennessee, Oct. 8-11, 2000, pp. 1733-1738. (EI: 00125457558)

Qiu, R. and Wysk, R., “Design and Implementation of Virtual Production Lines for Discrete Automated Manufacturing Systems,” The 14th IFAC World Congress, July 5-9, 1999, p. 455-460.

Qiu, R. and Grant, D., “Virtual Equipment Module – a Generic Equipment Control Interface,” The 14th IFAC World Congress, July 5-9, 1999, p. 449-454.

Qiu, R. and Joshi, S., "Deterministic Finite Capacity Automata: A Solution to Reduce the Complexity of Modeling and Control of Automated Manufacturing Systems," Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Computer-Aided Control Systems Design, Dearborn, MI, 1996, pp. 218-233. (EI: 96110400504)

Qiu, R. and Joshi, S., “Rapid Prototyping of Control Software for Manufacturing Workcells Using Supervisory Control Theory,” American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Manufacturing Engineering Division, MED V. 4, 1996, pp. 95 –101. (EI: 97033564704)

Qiu, R., "Generalization and Control of the Material Transportation System within a Flexible Manufacturing System," The 18th International Conference on Computer and Industrial Engineering, Beijing, Aug. 1995.

Qiu, R. and Joshi, S., "Structured Adaptive Supervisor Control of a Flexible Manufacturing System," The 8th International Conference on Factory Automation and Intelligent Manufacturing, May 1996, Atlanta, GA, USA, pp. 800-809.

Qiu, R. and Wang, X., "Fault Diagnosis & Detection of FMS's," Proceedings of the International Conference on Advanced Mechatronics, Beijing, China, Oct. 8-11, 1991, pp. 415-420 (?).

Books 

Qiu, R., Enterprise Service Computing, Idea Group Publisher, 2006, 426 pages, ISBN: 1-59904-180-4.

Qiu, R. (Ed.), The Proceedings of 2006 IEEE International Conference on Service Operations and Logistics, and Informatics, IEEE, 2006, ISBN: 1-4244-0318-9.

Qiu, R. (Ed.), The Proceedings of 2005 IEEE International Conference on Service Operations and Logistics, and Informatics, IEEE, Services Science Global, 2005, ISBN: 0-9758783-1-X.

Book Chapters

Yoo, Min-Jung, Sangwan, R., and Qiu, R., “Enterprise Integration: Methods and Technologies,” CIO Wisdom II, More Best Practices, Chapter 8, pp. 107-126, Prentice Hall, 2005, ISBN 0-13-185589-1. 

Qiu, R. and Sangwan, R., “Toward Collaborative Supply Chains Using RFID,” CIO Wisdom II, More Best Practices, Chapter 9, pp. 127-1144, Prentice Hall, 2005, ISBN 0-13-185589-1.   

Technical Reports

Qiu, R., “Design of the MPSG-based Controller of the Material Transport System of the FMS at Penn State,” CIM Lab Archives, Penn State, 1994.

Qiu, R., “Design of the MPSG-based Controller of the Assembly Cell of the FMS at Penn State,” CIM Lab Archives, Penn State, 1994.

Papers Refereed by Abstract

Qiu, R. “Information Technology as a Service,” 2006 IEEE International Conference on Service Operations and Logistics, and Informatics, Shanghai, China, June 21-23, 2006.

Qiu, R., “The Networked Physical World: Emerging Technologies,” 2004 US-CAST Convention, NJIT, Newark, NJ, Feb. 28, 2004.

Qiu, R., “Interactive Web-based Course System for IT Professionals” Faculty Academy 2002 Conference, Penn State, PA, June 30 - July 2, 2002.

Qiu, R. and Joshi, S., "A Structured Adaptive Supervisory Control Methodology for Modeling the Control of a Discrete Event Manufacturing System," Presented at DIMACS Workshop on Controllers for Manufacturing and Automation: Specification, Synthesis, and Verification Issues’ 96, Rutgers, NJ, May 1996.

Qiu, R. and Joshi, S., "Structured Adaptive Supervisor Control of an Automated Manufacturing System," Presented at the 5th International Industrial Engineering Research Conference, Minneapolis, MN, May 1996.

Qiu, R. and Wang, X., "An Approach to the Monitoring System of an FMS," Presented in National FMS Annual Conference, Dalian, China, July 1990.

Qiu, R. and Wang, X., "Machine Inspection & Failure Detection on a Shop Floor," Presented in the 2nd National Advanced Manufacturing Technology Conference, Nanjing, China, Aug. 1990.

Qiu, R. and Lu, S., "Programmable Moiré-Fringe Digital Instruments," Presented in National Conference of Exchangeability and Measurement, Shanghai, China, 1988.