MARTIN CALA, Ph.D.

450 GREEN GARDEN DRIVE
YOUNGSTOWN, OHIO 44512

330-758-7833

 


 


SPONSORED PROJECTS

Altronic, Inc., Girard, Ohio, Winter 1992
    Work Simplification Project: YSU Technology Development Corporation sponsored
    project for ISE faculty and students.

Copperweld Steel Company, Warren, Ohio, Spring 1992
     Soaking pit study:  YSU Technology Development Corporation sponsored
     project for ISE faculty and students.

Excel Extrusions, Inc., Warren, Ohio, Fall 1992
     Job and Wage System: YSU Technology Development Corporation sponsored

Commercial Intertech, Youngstown, Ohio, Summer 1993
     Business Process Re-engineering project:  YSU TDC sponsored

The Mahoning County Mental Health Agency, Youngstown Ohio, Summer 1993.
    Trained four executive members, worked with them to develop a seminar
    on Total Quality Management, and participate in the seminar presentations.

Step Up Consultants, Canfield Ohio,June 1993
    Reviewed and made recommendations on a clients ISO-9000 Quality Manual.

Copperweld Steel Company, Warren, Ohio, Fall 1995
    Soaking pit study with rolling mill analysis:  YSU TDC sponsored.

City of Warren (Ohio): Vehicle Study, Center for Urban Studies
    sponsored to determine vehicle utilization, 1995-1996.

Vinyl Factory Outlet, Boardman, Ohio: Storm Water Analysis, Fall 1997.

Vinyl Factory Outlet, Boardman, Ohio: Foundation Design, Fall 1997.

Product liability analysis for loss of life due to malfunctioning liquid oxygen tank in a health care setting, Trumbull County, Case 97-CV-475, For Attorney Mark Gervellis, Youngstown, Ohio, Resolved 1999.

Accident prevention and causation analysis for injury due to fall in a public setting, Columbiana County, Case 97-CV-808, For Attorney Alan Sinclair, Youngstown, Ohio, Resolved 1999.

* Accident prevention and causation analysis for loss of leg in an industrial setting, Trumbull County, For Attorney Alan Sinclair, Youngstown, Ohio, Proceeding since 1998.

Accident prevention and causation analysis for injury due to fall in a public setting, Mahoning County, For Attorney Alan Sinclair, Youngstown, Ohio, Proceeding since 1999.

Accident prevention and causation analysis for loss of life due to fall in a public setting, Mahoning County, Case 96-CV-706, For Attorney Alan Sinclair, Youngstown, Ohio, Resolved 1999.

Accident prevention and causation analysis for injury and limitation of quality of life due to fall in a public setting, Stark County, 1999-CV-01548, For Attorney John Coury, Akron Ohio, Resolved 2000.

Accident prevention and causation analysis for loss of life due to electrocution, Stark County, For Attorney Michael Willis, Akron Ohio, Pending since 1998.

Biomechanical analysis for injury due to automobile accident, Trumbull County, For David Lake, Warren, Ohio, resolved 2000.

Accident prevention and causation analysis for injury due to fall in a public setting, Columbiana County, For Attorney Bruce Williams, Salem Ohio, pending since 1999.

Biomechanical analysis for injury due to automobile accident, Trumbull County, For David Lake, Warren, Ohio, pending since 1998.

Biomechanical analysis for injury due to automobile accident, Columbiana County, For Attorney Bruce Williams, Salem Ohio, pending since March 2000.

* Product liability analysis for injuries due to bicycle materials and design faults, Columbiana County, For Attorney Bruce Williams, Salem Ohio, pending September 2001.

* Biomechanical analysis for injury due to automobile accident, Columbiana County, For Attorney Bruce Williams, Salem Ohio, pending since October 2001.

* I&SE student contribution to work performed.



UNIVERSITY COMMITTEES

Operations Research Mini-Conference
      Planning committee member 1991, 1992, 1993

Quality and Productivity Center
      Advisory Group Member 1991 and 1992

Search Committee for Assistant Provost for Academic Administration
     Committee Member, Spring 1993

Search Committee for Dean of Engineering and Technology
     Committee Chair, 1993-94

Graduate School Policy Committee representative, 1995

University Academic Programs Committee Representative, 1996

University Curriculum Division member, 1997-1999

Search Committee for Dean of Engineering and Technology, 2001-02

University Assessment Council member, 2000-03



COLLEGE SERVICE

ENGINEERING EXPO PROGRAM
    Coordinator of Manufacturing Techniques Demonstrations
    Summers 1991, 92, 93

Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) Review Course
    Engineering Economy and Computations Review Instructor
    1992 to 2003

Faculty Senate
    Senator-At-Large for Engineering
    1993

Library Committee
    Engineering representative
    1990-1993

Balloting and Elections Committee
    Engineering representative
    1991-1994

Dean's Advisory Council
    1992-1993

SWE student chapter
    Faculty advisor
    1992-1994

Dean's Scholarship Committee
    Industrial Engineering representative
    1991-1993

Dean's Task Force (Computing Issues)
    Member
    1990-1991

Dean's Task Force (Curricular Relevance Issues)
    Member
    1991-1992

Dean's Task Force (Core Curriculum)
    Member
    1992

Engineering Curriculum Committee
     1991-1996 and 1999-2000, Member
     1997-1999 and 2000-2003 Chair

Professional Practice Coordinator, 2002-2003




DEPARTMENT SERVICE

Department Library Liaison
1991-1992 and 1993-1994

Department Senator
1991, 92, 94, 95, 96


 



IIE STUDENT CHAPTER ADVISEMENT

        1990 to 2003.

        1991 - Attended Regional Conference in Cincinnati
        1992 - Held Regional Conference at YSU
        1992 - Received YSU Constellation award for item above
        1992 - Attended International Conference in Chicago
        1993 - Attended Regional Conference in Cleveland
        1994 - Attended Regional Conference at West Virginia University
        1995 - Attended Regional Conference at Ohio State University
        1996 - Attended Regional Conference at University of Louisville
        1997 - Attended Chapter Leadership Training in Cleveland
        2000 - Attended Regional Conference at University of Toledo
        2000 - Created IESCC to formalize student projects in industry
        2001 - Team won 1st place at Regional Conference at West Virginia University
        2001 - Team competed at International Conference in Dallas
        2002 - Student won 3rd place at Regional Conference at Ohio University
        2003 - Student competed at Regional Conference at Purdue University
 



STUDENT PROJECTS ADVISED

United States Postal Service, Youngstown, Ohio, Fall 1993
Automation Planning and Analysis:  juniors and seniors in the Production Planning and Control course.

Workshops Inc., Warren, Ohio, Winter 1994
Workstation Redesign: a junior in the Human Factors Engineering course.

Packard Electric, Warren, Ohio, Winter 1994
Crimp Tool Evaluation: a junior in the Human Factors Engineering course.

Altronic, Inc., Girard, Ohio, Spring 1994
Work Station Redesign Study: sophomores and juniors in the Methods Engineering Laboratory course.

St. Elizabeth's H.M.C., Youngstown, Ohio, Winter 1995
Facility Analysis Using Human Factors Criteria: juniors and seniors in
the Human Factors Engineering course.

Easco Aluminum, Girard, Ohio, Spring 1995
Work Measurement Analysis on Packing Line: sophomores and juniors in the Methods
Engineering Laboratory course.

Easco Aluminum, Girard, Ohio, Spring 1995
Designed Experiments for Aluminum Extrusion Quality Factors: juniors and seniors in the    Statistical Quality Control course.

Altronic, Inc., Girard, Ohio, Spring 1996
Conformal Coating Process Analysis: sophomores and juniors in the Methods Engineering Laboratory course.

Packard Electric, Warren, Ohio, Winter 1997
Saturn Buss Plate Workstation Analysis: sophomores and juniors in the Methods Engineering Laboratory course.

Packard Electric, Warren, Ohio, Winter 1998
CREFORM Work Space Analysis: sophomores and juniors in the Methods Engineering Laboratory course.

Packard Electric, Warren, Ohio, Winter 1999
BEC Work Cell Analysis: sophomores and juniors in the Methods Engineering
Laboratory course.

Miller-Buckeye Biscuit, Youngstown, Ohio, Fall 1999
Material Handling Analysis: juniors and seniors in the Human Factors Engineering course.

Delphi Packard Electric, Warren, Ohio, Winter 2000
Plant 15 Battery Cable Project: sophomores and juniors in the Methods Engineering
Laboratory course.

John Zidian Company, Youngstown, Ohio, Spring 2001
Gia Russa Food Processing Project, sophomores and juniors in the Methods Engineering
Laboratory course.

Altronic, Inc., Girard, Ohio, Spring 2002
Time Studies of Coil Assembly Processes, *IESCC Project

Humility of Mary Health Partners, Youngstown, Ohio, Spring 2002
Work Sampling Studies of Maintenance Personnel, *IESCC Project

John Zidian Company, Youngstown, Ohio, Spring 2002
Complete Methods Analysis of Cheese Grating and Bottling Process, *IESCC Project

Parker Hannifin, Youngstown, Ohio, Spring 2002
Work Sampling Studies and Time Studies of Foundry Operations, *IESCC Project

Lear Corporation, Lordstown, Ohio, Spring 2002
Time Studies and Work Sampling Studies of Seat Assembly Operations, *IESCC Project

Altronic, Inc., Girard, Ohio, Spring 2003
Complete Methods Analysis of Circuit Assembly Operations, *IESCC Project

John Zidian Company, Youngstown, Ohio, Spring 2003
Work Sampling and Time Studies of Sauce Room Operations, *IESCC Project

Parker Hannifin, Youngstown, Ohio, Spring 2003
Work Sampling Studies of Core Room Processes, *IESCC Project

Americhem Corporation, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, Spring 2003
Work Measurement, Standards and Methods analysis for a complete product line, *IESCC Project.

*IESCC projects are performed by Methods Engineering students with guidance from Junior or Senior student mentors when possible.
 
 




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