Fataneh Taghaboni-Dutta

Fataneh Taghaboni-Dutta

Clinical Professor of Business Administration

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Biography

Fataneh Taghaboni-Dutta is a clinical professor of business administration, a position she has held since 2009. Her teaching interests lie in the area of operations and process management, including product development and design, operation and technology strategy, and project management. She focuses her research on integration of technology with management and on process improvement. Her current research priority is on the development and deployment of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology in manufacturing and global supply chain. Taghaboni-Dutta has earned three degrees in industrial engineering from Purdue University: a BS in 1983, an MS in 1986, and a PhD in 1989.

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469 Wohlers Hall

1206 S. Sixth

Champaign, IL 61820

217-333-2691

fataneh@illinois.edu

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Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Industrial Engineering, Purdue University, 1989
  • M.S., Industrial Engineering, Purdue University, 1986
  • B.S., Industrial Engineering, Purdue University, 1983

Positions Held

  • Clinical Professor of Business Administration, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2009 to present

Recent Publications

  • Tanchoco, J., Taghaboni-Dutta, F., & Gaskins, B. Forthcoming. An Intelligent Real-Time Supervisory Controller for Free-ranging Automated Guided Vehicle Systems. Recent Developments in Production Research Kidlington, UK: Elsevier Science Publishers.
  • Taghaboni-Dutta, F. Forthcoming. E-commerce Strategies for Heightened Security needs of Supply-Chain Management. International Journal of Electronic Business Management, 1 (1), 9-14.
  • Taghaboni-Dutta, F., & Velthouse, B. Forthcoming. RFID Enabled Supply Chain: Harvesting the Opportunities. International Journal of Electronic Business Management, 3 (3), 165-173.
  • Taghaboni-Dutta, F., & Moreland, K. Forthcoming. Using Six-Sigma to Improve Loan Portfolio Performance. Journal of American Academy of Business, 5 (1).
  • Taghaboni-Dutta, F., DeBrock, L., & Scagnoli, N. (2020). The Human Element in Online Learning. Inside Higher Ed, Mark Belles.

Other Publications

Articles

  • Trappey, C., Wu, H., Taghaboni-Dutta, F., & Trappey, A. (2011). Using patent data for technology forecasting: China RFID patent analysis. Advanced Engineering Informatics, 25 53-64.
  • Taghaboni-Dutta, F., Trappey, A., & Trappey, C. (2010). An XML Based Supply Chain Integration Hub for Green Product Lifecycle Management. Expert Systems with Applications, 37 (11), 7319-7328.
  • Taghaboni-Dutta, F., Trappey, A., Trappey, C., & Wu, H. (2009). An Exploratory RFID Patent Analysis. Management Research News, 32 (12), 1163- 1176.
  • Taghaboni-Dutta, F., & Velthouse, B. (2008). Digital Learning, Virtual Universities and Academic Leadership. Journal of the World University Forum, 1 (1).
  • Trappey, A., Taghaboni-Dutta, F., & Trappey, C. (2008). A Framework For A Green Product Lifecycle Management System. Issues in Information Systems, 11 (2), 123-131.
  • Taghaboni-Dutta, F., & Moreland, K. (2007). Radio Frequency Identification: Refocusing the Auditing Process. Tennessee CPA Journal, 6-9.
  • Taghaboni-Dutta, F., & Velthouse, B. (2006). RFID Technology Is Revolutionary: Who Should Be involved in This Game of Tag? Academy of Management Perspectives, 20 (4), 65-78.
  • Taghaboni-Dutta, F., & Velthouse, B. (2005). E-Education and Knowledge Acquisition: Pedagogy vs. Technology. International Journal of Knowledge, Culture and Change Management, 4 (5), 209-213.
  • Taghaboni-Dutta, F. (1997). A Value-Added Approach to Automated Guided Vehicle Task Assignment. Journal of Manufacturing Systems, 16 (1), 24-34.
  • Taghaboni-Dutta, F., & Tanchoco, J. (1995). Comparison of Dynamic Routing Techniques for Automated Guided Vehicle System. International Journal of Production Research, 33 (10), 2653-2669.
  • Taghaboni-Dutta, F., & Tanchoco, J. (1993). Congestion Control Policy for Automated Manufacturing Systems. Journal of Manufacturing Systems, 12 (4), 305 - 314.
  • Gaskins, B., Tanchoco, J., & Taghaboni-Dutta, F. (1989). Virtual Flow Paths for Free-Ranging Automated Guided Vehicle Systems. International Journal of Production Research, 27 (1), 91-100.
  • Taghaboni-Dutta, F., & Tanchoco, J. (1988). A LISP Based Controller for Free-Ranging Automated Guided Vehicle Systems. International Journal of Production Research, 26 (2), 173-188.
  • Tanchoco, J., Egbelu, P., & Taghaboni-Dutta, F. (1987). Determination of the Total Number of Vehicles in an AGV-Based Material Transport System. Material Flow, (4), 33-51.

Conference Proceedings

  • Taghaboni-Dutta, F., & Velthouse, B. Forthcoming. The Human Side of Managing RFID. 5th International Conference on Business.
  • Taghaboni-Dutta, F., & Dusseau, K. (2008). Implementing Lean Supply Chain in a Chemical Industry. 43rd MBAA Conference.
  • Taghaboni-Dutta, F., & Moreland, K. (2007). RFID: Refocusing the Auditing Process. ( pp. 116-120). North American Accounting Society.
  • Taghaboni-Dutta, F., Trappey, A., Trappey, C., & Wu, H. (2007). Patent Analysis of RFID Technology. 42nd MBAA conference.
  • Taghaboni-Dutta, F. (2006). Providing Value To The Customer Through An RFID Enabled Supply-Chain. 41st MBAA Conference.
  • Taghaboni-Dutta, F. (2006). RFID Tags: Do Consumers Need Governmental Protection? 41st MBAA Conference.
  • Taghaboni-Dutta, F. (2005). How Wal-Mart And RFID Technology Will Change Supply-Chain Management. 40th MBAA conference.
  • Taghaboni-Dutta, F., & Velthouse, B. (2004). E-Learning in Industry Working? E-Learn 2002 – World Conference On E-Learning In Corporate, Government, Healthcare, And Higher Education, Montreal, Canada.
  • Dutta, D., & Taghaboni-Dutta, F. (2002). E-Technologies in Interdisciplinary Education: Engineering and Business Perspectives. UEF Conference on E-Technologies, Davos, Switzerland.
  • Farah, A., Jones, L., & Taghaboni-Dutta, F. (2002). Supply Chain Management and the Affects of September 11th. 6th Int’l Conference on Engineering Design and Automation.
  • Taghaboni-Dutta, F. (1999). Integrating Material Handling Control with Production Planning. Int’l Conference on Engineering Design and Automation, Vancouver, Canada.
  • Taghaboni-Dutta, F. (1998). A Concurrent Approach to Facility Layout and AGV Guidepath Design. 2nd Int’l Conference on Engineering Design and Automation, Hawaii.
  • Taghaboni-Dutta, F., & Angur, M. (1997). An Integrated Enterprise Model: A Structured Approach. 4th International Conference on Concurrent Engineering, Advances in Concurrent Engineering: CE 97.
  • Taghaboni-Dutta, F. (1996). A Hierarchical Approach to Material Handling Scheduling and Control. ( vol. 4,). ISRAM’96, Intelligent Automation and Control, Montpellier, France.
  • Taghaboni-Dutta, F. (1995). Effect Of Guidepath Layout On Automated Guided Vehicle Dispatching. ASME Winter Annual Meeting, San Francisco.
  • Taghaboni-Dutta, F. (1995). Interfunctional Conflict Resolution with Customer as Focus: An Integrated Organizational Framework. Business Research Yearbook.
  • Taghaboni-Dutta, F., Lebold, W., & Cheng, H. (1989). Interactive Engineering Career Planning IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference.
  • Tanchoco, J., Taghaboni-Dutta, F., & Gaskins, B. (1987). An Intelligent Real-Time Supervisory Controller for Free-ranging Automated Guided Vehicle Systems. 9th International Conference on Production Research.
  • Taghaboni-Dutta, F., & Tanchoco, J. (1986). Dynamic Scheduling and Control of Free-Ranging Automated Guided Vehicle Systems. Fall Industrial Engineering Conference.

Presentations

  • Taghaboni-Dutta, F., DeBrock, L., & Scagnoli, N. (2020). The Human Element in Online Learning. Global Business School Network , Global Business School Network.
  • Taghaboni-Dutta, F. (2019). Teaching Beyond the Campus Wall. T&O Seminar Series, University of Michigan, Ross Business.
  • Taghaboni-Dutta, F. (2018). High-Touch Learning, and How to Scale it. Coursera Partners Conference.
  • Taghaboni-Dutta, F. (2017). Online Undergraduate Business Education. Innovations in Undergraduate Business Education.
  • Taghaboni-Dutta, F., Trappey, C., Wu, H., & Trappey, A. (2009). China RFID Patent Analysis. ASME International Manufacturing and Engineering Conference.
  • Taghaboni-Dutta, F. (1999). A Concurrent Approach to Design of Facility Layout and Automated Guided Vehicle Guidepath Design. INFORMS Annual Meeting.
  • Taghaboni-Dutta, F., & Angur, M. (1996). An Integrated Enterprise Model: A Structured Approach. INFORMS Conference.
  • Angur, M., & Taghaboni-Dutta, F. (1994). Marketing Channel Management Using Network Modeling. ORSA/TIMS.
  • Taghaboni-Dutta, F. (1994). AGV Route Selection and Scheduling. INFORMS Conference.
  • Taghaboni-Dutta, F., & Tanchoco, J. (1994). Congestion: Its Effect on Automated Guided Vehicle Routing. INFORMS Annual Meeting.
  • Taghaboni-Dutta, F., & Tanchoco, J. (1990). Integrated Real-Time Control of AGV-Based Manufacturing Systems. INFORMS Conference.
  • Tanchoco, J., & Taghaboni-Dutta, F. (1988). Adaptive System Control Strategies for Free-Ranging Autonomous Transporters. Annual Material Handling Research Forum, Georgia Institute of Technology.

Honors and Awards

  • Excellence in Online & Distance Teaching, Gies College of Buisness, 2021 to present
  • List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent by Their Students, UIUC, 2009-2021
  • Professor of the Year in the Executive MBA (EMBA) program,, Gies College of Business, 2014-2017

Teaching Interests

Research focus is on of integration of technology with management and process improvement. Currently, the focus has been on the development and deployment of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology in manufacturing and global supply chain.

Research Interests

Teaching interests are mainly in the area of Operations/Process Management including: product development and design, and operation and technology strategy, and project management.

Current Courses

  • Project Management (BADM 377) In-depth treatment of management concepts, tools, and techniques that apply to the organization, planning, and control of projects; particular emphasis on analyzing needs, defining work, scheduling tasks, allocating resources; assessing costs, managing risks; tracking and evaluating performance; and building and leading teams.

  • Stat for Mgt Decision Making (BADM 572) The application of classical and modern statistics for business decision making. The level of the course assumes some prior knowledge of basic statistics as well as facility with elementary calculus.

  • Project Management (BADM 589) Managing projects is a vital part of everyone's job in today's companies. This course aims to help you master the project management process. Central to this course is developing your understanding and ability to manage the technical dimensions of needs analysis, work breakdown, scheduling, resource allocation, risk management, and performance tracking and evaluation such that you can accomplish them while staying within the project's allocated time frame and cost. This course is also mindful of the sociocultural dimensions of the project management process, which include attributes of sound leadership, formation and management of impactful teams, and managing customer expectations.

Contact

469 Wohlers Hall

1206 S. Sixth

Champaign, IL 61820

217-333-2691

fataneh@illinois.edu

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