Associate Professor Indra Gunawan

Indra Gunawan
Associate Professor
Entrepreneurship, Commercialisation, and Innovation Centre
Faculty of the Professions

Indra Gunawan is Associate Professor in Complex Project Management and Director of Project Management Program in the Entrepreneurship, Commercialisation and Innovation Centre, Faculty of the Professions, the University of Adelaide.

He received his PhD in Industrial Engineering and MSc in Construction Management from Northeastern University, USA. Prior to joining the University of Adelaide, he was the postgraduate program coordinator for Maintenance and Reliability Engineering at Monash University. Previously he has also taught in the Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering at Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand and worked as the Head of Systems Engineering and Management program at Malaysia University of Science and Technology (in collaboration with the MIT, USA).

His current research interests include system reliability modelling, maintenance optimisation, project management, applications of operations research, and operations management. He is actively involved in the Asset Management Council, a technical society of Engineers Australia.

Indra's work has appeared in many peer-reviewed journals such as International Journal of Project Management; International Journal of Production Research; Reliability Engineering and System Safety; IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics; International Journal of Reliability, Quality and Safety Engineering; Quality and Reliability Engineering International; International Journal of Project Organisation and Management; and International Journal of Quality and Reliability Management.

He also serves as an Editorial Board member for International Journal of Project Organisation and Management; International Journal of Information Technology Project Management; and International Journal of Performability Engineering.

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Associate Professor Indra Gunawan

Indra Gunawan is Associate Professor in Complex Project Management and Director of Project Management Program in the Entrepreneurship, Commercialisation and Innovation Centre, Faculty of the Professions, the University of Adelaide.

He received his PhD in Industrial Engineering and MSc in Construction Management from Northeastern University, USA. Prior to joining the University of Adelaide, he was the postgraduate program coordinator for Maintenance and Reliability Engineering at Monash University. Previously he has also taught in the Department of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering at Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand and worked as the Head of Systems Engineering and Management program at Malaysia University of Science and Technology (in collaboration with the MIT, USA).

His current research interests include system reliability modelling, maintenance optimisation, project management, applications of operations research, and operations management. He is actively involved in the Asset Management Council, a technical society of Engineers Australia.

Indra's work has appeared in many peer-reviewed journals such as International Journal of Project Management; International Journal of Production Research; Reliability Engineering and System Safety; IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics; International Journal of Reliability, Quality and Safety Engineering; Quality and Reliability Engineering International; International Journal of Project Organisation and Management; and International Journal of Quality and Reliability Management.

He also serves as an Editorial Board member for International Journal of Project Organisation and Management; International Journal of Information Technology Project Management; and International Journal of Performability Engineering.

Indra's current research interests include:

  • Applications of system engineering approaches in complex project management.
  • Analysis of system maintenance and reliability.
  • Implementation of system dynamics in critical infrastructures.

Appointments

Date Position Institution name
2016 Associate Professor The University of Adelaide
2010 - 2016 Coordinator for Postgraduate Programs in Maintenance and Reliability Engineering Monash University
2006 - 2010 Senior Lecturer Auckland University of Technology
2003 - 2006 Head of Systems Engineering and Management Malaysia University of Science and Technology

Education

Date Institution name Country Title
1998 - 2002 Northeastern University United States PhD in Industrial Engineering
1997 - 1998 Northeastern University United States Master in Construction Management
1992 - 1996 Parahyangan University Indonesia B Eng

Research Interests

Asset Management, Engineering, Engineering Systems Design, Industrial Engineering & Automation, Manufacturing Management, Quality Management, Risk Engineering, Systems Theory, Testing and Simulation of Reliability

Journals

Year Citation
2017 Foumani, M., Smith-Miles, K. & Gunawan, I. (2017). Scheduling of two-machine robotic rework cells: In-process, post-process and in-line inspection scenarios. Robotics and Autonomous Systems, 91, 210-225.
10.1016/j.robot.2017.01.009
2017 Foumani, M., Gunawan, I. & Smith-Miles, K. (2017). Increasing throughput for a class of two-machine robotic cells served by a multifunction robot. IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, 14, 2, 1150-1159.
10.1109/TASE.2015.2504478
2017 Gunawan, I., Schultmann, F. & Zarghami, S. (2017). The four Rs performance indicators of water distribution networks: A review of research literature. International Journal of Quality and Reliability Management, 34, 5, 720-732.
10.1108/IJQRM-11-2016-0203
2017 Foumani, M., Smith-Miles, K., Gunawan, I. & Moeini, A. (2017). A framework for stochastic scheduling of two-machine robotic rework cells with in-process inspection system. Computers and Industrial Engineering, 112, 492-502.
10.1016/j.cie.2017.02.009
2016 Khorshidi, H. A., Nikfalazar, S. & Gunawan, I. (2016). Statistical process control application on service quality using SERVQUAL and QFD with a case study in trains' services. TQM Journal, 28, 2, 195-215.
10.1108/TQM-02-2014-0026
2016 Khorshidi, H., Gunawan, I. & Nikfalazar, S. (2016). Application of fuzzy risk analysis for selecting critical processes in implementation of SPC with a case study. Group Decision and Negotiation, 25, 1, 203-220.
10.1007/s10726-015-9439-5
2016 Akbarzade Khorshidi, H., Gunawan, I. & Ibrahim, M. (2016). Applying UGF concept to enhance the assessment capability of FMEA. Quality and Reliability Engineering International, 32, 3, 1085-1093.
10.1002/qre.1817
2016 Bui, M., Gunawan, I., Verheyen, V., Feron, P. & Meuleman, E. (2016). Flexible operation of CSIRO’s post-combustion CO₂ capture pilot plant at the AGL Loy Yang power station. International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, 48, 2, 188-203.
10.1016/j.ijggc.2015.12.016
2016 Khorshidi, H., Gunawan, I. & Ibrahim, M. Y. (2016). Data-driven system reliability and failure behavior modelling using FMECA. IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, 12, 3, 1253-1260.
10.1109/TII.2015.2431224
2016 Khorshidi, H., Gunawan, I. & Ibrahim, M. (2016). A value-driven approach for optimizing reliability-redundancy allocation problem in multi-state weighted k-out-of-n system. Journal of Manufacturing Systems, 40, 54-62.
10.1016/j.jmsy.2016.06.002
2016 Khorshidi, H., Gunawan, I. & Ibrahim, Y. (2016). A dynamic unreliability assessment and optimal maintenance strategies for multistate weighted k-out-of-n:F systems. Applied Stochastic Models in Business and Industry, 32, 4, 485-493.
10.1002/asmb.2173
2016 Sutrisno, A., Kwon, H. M., Gunawan, I., Eldridge, S. & Lee, T. R. (2016). Integrating SWOT analysis into the FMEA methodology to improve corrective action decision making. International Journal of Productivity and Quality Management, 17, 1, 1-23.
10.1504/IJPQM.2016.073283
2015 Sutrisno, A., Gunawan, I., Khorshidi, H. & Tangkuman, S. (2015). A new modified FMEA model for ranking the risk of maintenance waste considering hierarchy of root causes and effects. International Journal of Quality Engineering and Technology, 5, 3-4, 217-237.
10.1504/IJQET.2015.075776
2015 Foumani, M., Gunawan, I., Smith-Miles, K. & Ibrahim, M. Y. (2015). Notes on feasibility and optimality conditions of small-scale multifunction robotic cell scheduling problems with pickup restrictions. IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, 11, 3, 821-829.
10.1109/TII.2014.2371334
2015 Khorshidi, H., Gunawan, I. & Ibrahim, M. (2015). On reliability evaluation of multi-state weighted k-out-of-n system using present value. Engineering Economist, 60, 1, 22-39.
10.1080/0013791X.2014.934940
2015 Gunawan, I. (2015). Analysis of education and practical relevance of project management topics in New Zealand. International Journal of Project Organisation and Management, 7, 2, 174-183.
10.1504/IJPOM.2015.069612
2014 Khorshidi, H., Gunawan, I. & Ibrahim, M. (2014). Financial view and profitability evaluation on multi-state weighted k-out-of-n: F system reliability. International Journal of Reliability and Safety, 8, 2/3/4, 284-298.
10.1504/IJRS.2014.069523
2014 Ahsan, K. & Gunawan, I. (2014). Analysis of product recalls: identification of recall initiators and causes of recall. Operations and Supply Chain Management, 7, 3, 97-106.
2014 Bui, M., Gunawan, I., Verheyen, V., Feron, P., Meuleman, E. & Adeloju, S. (2014). Dynamic modelling and optimisation of flexible operation in post-combustion CO₂ capture plants - a review. Computers and Chemical Engineering, 61, 245-265.
10.1016/j.compchemeng.2013.11.015
2014 Foumani, M., Gunawan, I. & Ibrahim, Y. (2014). Scheduling rotationally arranged robotic cells served by a multi-function robot. International Journal of Production Research, 52, 13, 4037-4058.
10.1080/00207543.2014.883471
2013 Khorshidi, H. A., Gunawan, I. & Esmaeilzadeh, F. (2013). Implementation of SPC with FMEA in less-developed industries with a case study in car battery manufactory. International Journal of Quality and Innovation, 2, 2, 148-157.
10.1504/IJQI.2013.057003
2013 Gunawan, I. (2013). Reliability prediction of distributed systems using Monte Carlo method. International Journal of Reliability and Safety, 7, 3, 235-248.
10.1504/IJRS.2013.057092
2013 Gunawan, I. (2013). Construction productivity analysis of pre-cast and conventional cast-in-situ projects: a case study in Malaysia. Construction Engineering, 1, 2, 26-36.
2013 Gunawan, I. & Hodkinson, B. (2013). Maintenance strategy for a heat recovery steam generator. Asset Management and Maintenance Journal, 26, 5, 15-21.
2012 Gunawan, I. & Patel, D. (2012). Application of Markov Process technique for optimal maintenance in a power station. GSTF Journal of Mathematics, Statistics and Operations Research, 1, 1, 99-104.
10.5176/2251-3388_1.1.19
2012 Gunawan, I. & Fard, N. S. (2012). Terminal reliability assessment of gamma and extra‐stage gamma networks. International Journal of Quality & Reliability Management, 29, 7, 820-831.
10.1108/02656711211258553
2012 Gunawan, I. (2012). Analysis of design structure matrix methods in design process improvement. D. M. Hamza (Ed.). International Journal of Modelling and Simulation, 32, 2, 95-103.
10.2316/Journal.205.2012.2.205-5377
2012 Bui, M., Gunawan, I., Verheyen, V., Meuleman, E. & Feron, P. (2012). Dynamic modeling and validation of post-combustion CO₂ Capture Plants in Australian Coal-fired Power Stations. Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Greenhouse Gas Control Technologies, as published in Energy Procedia, 37, 2694-2702.
10.1016/j.egypro.2013.06.154
2012 Gunawan, I. (2012). DSM methods to improve planning and scheduling in asset management. Asset Management and Maintenance Journal, 25, 1, 50-55.
2011 Gunawan, I. (2011). Review on scheduling techniques for asset management. Asset Journal, 5, 2, 8-9.
2010 Ahsan, K. & Gunawan, I. (2010). Analysis of cost and schedule performance of international development projects. International Journal of Project Management, 28, 1, 68-78.
10.1016/j.ijproman.2009.03.005
2010 Gunawan, I. & Ahsan, K. (2010). Project scheduling improvement using design structure matrix. International Journal of Project Organisation and Management, 2, 4, 311-311.
10.1504/IJPOM.2010.035871
2008 Gunawan, I. (2008). Multistage interconnection networks reliability evaluation based on stratified sampling Monte Carlo method. International Journal of Modelling and Simulation, 28, 2, 209-214.
10.2316/Journal.205.2008.2.205-4702
2008 Gunawan, I. (2008). Redundant paths and reliability bounds in gamma networks. Applied Mathematical Modelling, 32, 4, 588-594.
10.1016/j.apm.2007.01.003
2008 Gunawan, I. (2008). Reliability analysis of shuffle-exchange network systems. Reliability Engineering & System Safety, 93, 2, 271-276.
10.1016/j.ress.2006.10.027
2005 Fard, N. S. & Gunawan, I. (2005). Terminal reliability improvement of shuffle-exchange network systems. International Journal of Reliability, Quality and Safety Engineering, 12, 1, 51-60.
10.1142/S0218539305001677

Books

Year Citation
2014 Gunawan, I. (2014). Fundamentals of Reliability Engineering: Applications in Multistage Interconnection Networks. United States: Wiley.

Book Chapters

Year Citation
2016 Bui, M., Gunawan, I., Verheyen, V. & Meuleman, E. (2016). Dynamic operation of liquid absorbent-based post-combustion CO₂ capture plants. In P. Feron (Ed.), Absorption-Based Post-Combustion Capture of Carbon Dioxide (pp. 589-621). Duxford, United Kingdom: Woodhead Publishing.
10.1016/B978-0-08-100514-9.00024-X
2014 Gunawan, I. (2014). Implementation of the Monte Carlo Method in Determining the Reliability of Shuffle Exchange Network Systems. In J. Fliege (Ed.), Advances in Operational Research and Statistics, Global Science and Technology Forum (GSTF)
2014 Gunawan, I. (2014). Application of Markov Process Technique For Optimal Maintenance in a Power Station. In J. Fliege (Ed.), Advances in Operational Research and Statistics, Global Science and Technology Forum (GSTF)
2002 Gunawan, I. (2002). Reliability Bounds for Large Multistage Interconnection Networks. In D. Henty (Ed.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science

Conference Papers

Year Citation
2017 Sutrisno, A., Vanany, I. & Gunawan, I. (2017). An Improved Waste Classification Model to Support Implementation of Sustainable Manufacturing Practices. International Conference on Industrial and Systems Engineering. Bali, Indonesia.
2017 Gunawan, I., Gorod, A., Hallo, L. & Nguyen, T. (2017). Developing a System of Systems Management Framework for the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Disaster Recovery. IEEE Systems Science and Engineering. Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam.
10.1109/ICSSE.2017.8030938
2017 Nguyen, T., Cook, S., Ireland, V. & Gunawan, I. (2017). A Hybrid Approach to Cost-Benefit Analysis in Transport Infrastructure Projects. IEEE Systems Science and Engineering. Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam.
10.1109/ICSSE.2017.8030939
2017 Ireland, V., Statsenko, L., Gunawan, I. & Reaiche, C. (2017). Learning from Research about CASs operating as Enterprises. 11th Annual IEEE International Systems Conference. Montreal, Canada.
10.1109/SYSCON.2017.7934717
2016 Khorshidi, H., Gunawan, I. & Ibrahim, M. Y. (2016). System Reliability Modeling Using System Dynamics. AMPEAK Asset Management Council Annual Conference. Adelaide.
2016 Sutrisno, A., Gunawan, I., Vanany, I. & Khorshidhi, H. (2016). A maintenance waste risk appraisal model based on modified failure mode and effect analysis (FMEA). IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management (IEEM). Bali, INDONESIA.
10.1109/IEEM.2016.7798112
2016 Sutrisno, A., Gunawan, I. & Vanany, I. (2016). The robust corrective action priority: An improved approach for selecting competing corrective actions in FMEA based on principle of robust design. Join International Conference on Industrial, Mechanical, Electrical and Chemical Engineering and Annual Conference on Industrial and System Engineering. Yogyakarta, Indonesia.
2015 Sutrisno, A., Gunawan, I. & Tangkuman, S. (2015). Modified failure mode and effect analysis (FMEA) model for accessing the risk of maintenance waste. 3rd International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Service Science (IESS). Yogyakarta, Indonesia.
10.1016/j.promfg.2015.11.010
2015 Kolek, L., Ibrahim, M. Y., Gunawan, I., Laribi, M. A. & Zegloul, S. (2015). Evaluation of Control System Reliability using combined Dynamic Fault Trees and Markov Models. IEEE International Conference on Industrial Informatics. Cambridge, UK.
2015 Khorshidi, H. A., Gunawan, I. & Ibrahim, M. Y. (2015). Reliability Centered Maintenance Using System Dynamics Approach. IEEE International Conference on Industrial Technology. Seville, Spain.
2015 Khorshidi, H. A., Gunawan, I., Sutrisno, A. & Nikfalazar, S. (2015). An Investigation on Imperialist Competitive Algorithm for Solving Reliability-Redundancy Allocation Problems. IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management. Singapore.
2015 Foumani, M., Smith-Miles, K. & Gunawan, I. (2015). Stochastic Scheduling of an Automated Two Machine Robotic Cell with In-process Inspection System. International Conference on Computers and Industrial Engineering. International Conference on Computers and Industrial Engineering.
2015 Sutrisno, A. & Gunawan, I. (2015). Improving Reliability of Service Operation Using FMEA: Classification, Review and New Opportunity for Investigations. International Conference on Engineering and Technology for Sustainable Development. Yogyakarta, Indonesia.
2015 Khorshidi, H. A., Gunawan, I. & Ibrahim, M. Y. (2015). System Dynamics Modeling for Multi-State Systems. Annual European Safety and Reliability Conference (ESREL), September. Annual European Safety and Reliability Conference (ESREL), September.
2015 Khorshidi, H. A., Gunawan, I. & Ibrahim, M. Y. (2015). A Bi-objective Dynamic Model for Multi-State Weighted k-out-of-n System Reliability. Annual European Safety and Reliability Conference. Zurich, Switzerland.
2015 Foumani, M., Gunawan, I. & Smith-Miles, K. (2015). Resolution of Deadlocks in a Robotic Cell Scheduling Problem with Post-process Inspection System: Avoidance and Recovery Scenarios. IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management. Singapore.
2014 Cunha, C. & Gunawan, I. (2014). Train Unloading Facility Defect Elimination Program. AMPEAK Asset Management Conference. Perth, Australia.
2013 Khorshidi, H. A., Gunawan, I. & Ibrahim, M. Y. (2013). An Unreliability Analysis for k-out-of-n: F system. 6th Asia-Pacific International Symposium on Advanced Reliability and Maintenance Modeling. Sapporo, Japan.
2013 Khorshidi, H. A., Gunawan, I. & Ibrahim, M. Y. (2013). Investigation on System Reliability Optimization Based on Classification of Criteria. IEEE International Conference on Industrial Technology. Cape Town, South Africa.
2013 Nhlapo, M. J., Gunawan, I. & Ibrahim, M. Y. (2013). Reliability Prediction and Spare Parts Analysis of a Fielded System. ICOMS Asset Management Conference. Melbourne, Australia.
2013 Foumani, M., Ibrahim, M. Y. & Gunawan, I. (2013). Quantifying the Impact of Using Multi-function Robots on Productivity of Rotationally Arranged Robotic Cells. IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management. Bangkok, Thailand.
2013 Khorshidi, H. A., Gunawan, I. & Ibrahim, M. Y. (2013). An Optimization Model for Multi-State Weighted k-out-of-n System Reliability Value. 39th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society. Vienna, Austria.
2013 Foumani, M., Ibrahim, M. Y. & Gunawan, I. (2013). Cyclic scheduling in small-scale robotic cells served by a multi-function robot. 39th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society. Vienna, Austria.
2013 Patel, D. & Gunawan, I. (2013). Application of Markov Process Technique For Optimal Maintenance in a Power Station. ICOMS Asset Management Conference. Melbourne, Australia.
2013 Foumani, M., Ibrahim, M. Y. & Gunawan, I. (2013). Scheduling Dual Gripper Robotic Cells with a Hub Machine. IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics. Taipei, Taiwan.
2013 Foumani, M., Ibrahim, M. Y. & Gunawan, I. (2013). Cyclic Production for Robotic Cells Served by Multi-function Robots with Resumable Processing Regime. IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management. Bangkok, Thailand.
2013 Gunawan, I. (2013). Improvement of Scheduling Techniques in Asset Management. International Applied Reliability Symposium. Singapore.
2012 Balaba, B., Ibrahim, M. Y. & Gunawan, I. (2012). Utilisation of Data Mining in Mining Industry: Improvement of the Shearer Loader Productivity in Underground Mines. 10th IEEE International Conference on Industrial Informatics. Beijing, China.
2012 Khorshidi, H. A. & Gunawan, I. (2012). System Reliability Optimization: Review and Future Research. Research in Focus Conference. Monash University, Gippsland Campus, Churchill, Australia.
2012 Gunawan, I. & Karan, A. (2012). Cost Reduction Strategies for a Paint Manufacturing Plant. ICOMS Asset Management Conference. Hobart, Australia.
2012 Bui, M., Gunawan, I., Verheyen, V., Meuleman, E. & Feron, P. (2012). Optimisation of Flexible and Sustainable Post-Combustion CO2 Capture Plant Operation in Australian Brown Coal-Fired Power Stations. International Symposium on the Sustainable Use of Low Rank Coal. Melbourne, Australia.
2011 Gunawan, I. (2011). Basic Quantitative Skills for Maintenance and Reliability Management. 17th Annual Maintenance Management Conference. Dubai, UAE.
2011 Gunawan, I. (2011). Planning and Scheduling Improvement Using Design Structure Matrix Methods. ICOMS Asset Management Conference. Gold Coast, Australia.
2011 Gunawan, I. (2011). Analysis of Product Recall in New Zealand. 17th Industry, Engineering, and Management Systems (IEMS) Conference. Cocoa Beach, Florida, USA.

Conference Items

Year Citation
2017 Gunawan, I. (2017). Analysis of system maintenance and reliability using system dynamics modeling. International Conference on Manufacturing Excellence. Nashik, India.
2016 Gunawan, I. (2016). Improvement of Scheduling Techniques in Complex Projects. The 6th Annual International Conference on Innovation and Entrepreneurship (Invited Speaker). Singapore.

Memberships

Date Role Membership Country
2016 - ongoing Project Management Institute United States
2011 - ongoing Asset Management Council, Engineers Australia Australia
2011 - ongoing Australasian Association for Engineering Education Australia
2006 - ongoing Institution of Professional Engineers New Zealand New Zealand

Committee Memberships

Date Role Committee Institution Country
2015 - ongoing Member IEEE International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management
2012 - ongoing Member Operations Research and Statistics Conference
2011 - ongoing Member Asset Management Council AMPEAK Conference

Editorial Boards

Date Role Editorial Board Name Country
2007 - ongoing Editor The Association for Industry, Engineering and Management Systems
2007 - ongoing Editor International Journal of Project Organisation and Management
2007 - ongoing Editor International Journal of Information Technology Project Management
2007 - ongoing Editor International Journal of Performability Engineering
Position
Associate Professor
Phone
83133255
Fax
8313 4368
Campus
North Terrace
Building
Nexus 10 Tower
Room Number
5 25
Org Unit
Entrepreneurship, Commercialisation and Innovation Centre

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