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Ebisa D. Wollega

BSIE director

Ebisa D. Wollega
Contact Info
Office:
Technology 260

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Industrial Engineering, University of Oklahoma, 2015
  • M.S., Industrial Engineering, University of Oklahoma, 2010
  • B.S., Industrial Engineering, Mekelle University, 2005

Bio

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Engineering, Colorado State University-Pueblo, August 2015 - present
  • Instructor, School of Industrial and Systems Engineering, University of Oklahoma, Spring 2015
  • Research Intern, IBM T. J. Watson Research Centre, Stochastic Processes and Optimization, Mathematical Science Department, Summer 2014
  • Graduate Assistant, School of Industrial and Systems Engineering, University of Oklahoma, 2009 - 2015
  • Assistant Lecturer/ GA, Department of Industrial Engineering, Mekelle University, 2005 - 2008

Research Interests

  • Stochastic Programming
  • Large Scale Optimization Algorithms
  • Big Data Analytics
  • Energy Systems Modeling and Optimization
  • Engineering Economic Analysis
  • Engineering Education

Publications

  • Wollega, E.D., Ghosh, S. Squillante, M. 2016. Bi-level Stochastic Approximation for Joint Optimization of Hydroelectric Dispatch and Spot-market Operations. Accepted to Winter Simulation Conference.​
  • Wollega, E.D., Winckler, V.A. 2016. User-based Collaborative Filtering Recommender Systems Approach in Industrial Engineering Curriculum Design and Review Process. Paper Presented at ASEE 123rd Annual Conference and Exposition, New Orleans, LA.​
  • Hardré, P.L., Ling, C., Shehab, R. L., Nanny, M.A., Nollert, M.U., Refai, H., Ramseyer, C., Herron, H., Wollega, E.D., and Huang, S.M. 2016. Situating Teachers’ Developmental Engineering Experiences in an Inquiry-based, Laboratory Learning Environment. Teacher Development, DOI: 10.1080/13664530.2016.1224776.
  • Wollega, E.D. and Grant, F.H.. A Large Scale Natural Gas Storage Scheduling Optimization Algorithm under Uncertainty. In progress.
  • Wollega, E.D., Ghosh, S. Squillante, M., and Koc, A. Stochastic Optimization of Wind-hydro Integrated Energy Export Planning. Patent in progress.​
  • Hardré, P. L., Shehab, R.L., Ling, C., Nanny, M., Herron, J., Nollert, M., Refai, H., Ramseyer, C., & Wollega, E.D. 2014. Designing and Evaluating a STEM Teacher Learning Opportunity in the Research University. Evaluation and Program planning, 43,73-82.
  • Hardré, P. L., Ling, C., Shehab, R.L., Nanny, M. A., Nollert, M.U., Refai, H., Ramsayer, C. Herron, J., & Wollega, E.D. 2013. Teachers in an Interdisciplinary Learning Community: Engaging, Integrating and Strengthening K-12 Education. Journal of Teacher Education,64 ( 5),409-325.

Presentations:

  • Wollega, E.D. and Baroud, H., and Winckler, V.A. 2016. Energy Flow Network Stochastic Optimization Through Predictive Analytics of Energy Demand. INFORMS Annual Meeting, Nashville, TN.
  • Ghosh, S., Wollega, E.D, and Squillante, M. 2016. Bi-level Stochastic Approximation for Decomposable Stochastic Optimization Formulations. INFORMS Annual Meeting, Nashville, TN.
  • Joshi, G., Wollega, E.D., and Paudel, A. 2016. Optimal Energy Generation and Distribution Planning under Supply Uncertainty. 9th ASNEngr/CAN-USA Joint Annual Conference, Humble/Houston, TX.
  • Wollega, E.D. and Grant, F.H. 2015. Natural Gas Storage Valuation under Uncertainty. INFORMS Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Wollega, E.D, Ghosh, S., Squillante, M., and Koc, A. 2014. Renewables Energy Export Planning under Uncertainty. INFORMS Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA.
  • Wollega, E.D, Ghosh, S., Squillante, M., and Koc, A. 2014. Stochastic Optimization of Wind-hydro Integrated Energy Export Planning. IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY.
  • Wollega, E.D. and Grant, F.H. 2013. Natural Gas Storage Decision Making Strategies. INFORMS Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN.
  • Wollega, E.D. and Grant, F.H. 2013. A Simulation Optimization Approach to Natural Gas Storage Decision Making. Student Research and Performance Day Poster Presentation. Graduate College, University of Oklahoma.
  • Wollega, E.D. and Grant, F.H. 2012. Natural Gas Storage Decision Making. INFORMS Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ.
  • Wollega, E.D., Trafalis, T., and Grant, F.H. 2011. A Goal Programming Approach in Multicriteria Optimization: A Case for Energy Decision Making. INFORMS Annual Meeting, Charlotte, NC.
  • Wollega, E.D. and Grant, F.H. 2011. An Application of Experimental Design to Multi-criteria Optimization: A Case for Energy Forecasting. INFORMS Annual Meeting, Charlotte, NC.
  • Wollega, E.D. and Kumin, H. 2010. Some Computational Results for the Bidder Selection Problem. INFORMS Annual Meeting, Austin, TX.

Selected Honors and Awards:

  • Four times Outstanding Teaching Assistant voted by the School of Industrial and Systems Engineering students​ at the University of Oklahoma. 2010 - 2013.
  • Second place winner in Engineering at the University of Oklahoma Student Research and Performance Day. 2013.
  • Sooner Engineering Education Scholar at the University of Oklahoma. 2011/2012.
  • North Carolina State University Building Future Faculty Program fellow. 2015.
  • Industrial Engineering Advisory Board Scholarship for outstanding academic achievement at the University of Oklahoma. 2011/2012.

Professional Societies:

  • Institute for Operations Research and Management Sciences (INFORMS). 2010-2015. Served on University of Oklahoma INFORMS​ Student Chapter leadership team during which the chapter was recognized for outstanding performance four times by the National INFORMS Student Chapter: Magna Cum Laude(2013,2014), cum laude (2011, 2012); and one time by the University of Oklahoma for Academic Excellence Development (2013).
  • American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE). Member.
  • Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE). 2015. Co-advise Colorado State University-Pueblo Student Chapter.
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