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JOURNAL ARTICLES

Bartels, R. L., Kowalsky, D., Jonas, T., & Macht, G. A. (2019). Ease of EVs: Exploring factors that influence battery consumption. International Journal of Sustainable Transportation, 1-9. DOI: 10.1080/15568318.2019.1610920 [pdf]

Macht, G. A., Nembhard, D. A., & Leicht, R. M. (2019). Operationalizing Emotional Intelligence for Team Performance. International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics, 71, 57-63. DOI: 10.1016/j.ergon.2019.02.007 [pdf]

Macht, G. A., & Nembhard, D. A. (2015). Measures and Models of Personality and their Effects on Communication and Team Performance. International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics, 49, 78-89. DOI: 10.1016/j.ergon.2015.05.006 [pdf]

Macht, G. A., Nembhard, D. A., Kim, J. H., & Rothrock, L. (2014). Structural Models of Extraversion, Communication, and Team Performance. International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics, 44 (1), 82-91. DOI: 10.1016/j.ergon.2013.10.007 [pdf]

Leicht, R. M., Macht, G. A., Riley, D. R., & Messner, J. I. (2013). Emotional Intelligence Provides Indicators for Team Performance in an Engineering Curriculum. Engineering Project Organization Journal, 3 (1), 2-12. DOI: 10.1080/21573727.2012.743118 [pdf]

 

CONFERENCE PAPERS

Schwertner, N., & Macht, G. A. (2018, May). Energy Consumption Estimation for Routing EVs based on Driver Behavior. Paper presented at the 2018 Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE) Annual Conference and Expo: Sustainable Development, Orlando, FL. [pdf]

Engome Tchupo, D., Sreeramakavacham, S., Kim, J. H., & Macht, G. A. (2017, October). Fuzzy Logic Patterns Communication and Team Performance. Paper presented at the 61st Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES) Annual Meeting: Communication, Austin, TX. [pdf]

Simanto, M. H. S., & Macht, G. A. (2017, May). Sustainability and Team Performance: A Working Model. Proceedings of the 2017 Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineering (IISE) Annual Conference: Work Systems Engineering, Pittsburgh, PA. [pdf]

Lather, J. I., Macht, G. A., Leicht, R. M., & Messner, J. I. (2016, Oct-Nov). Development of Indices for User Perceptions of Interactive Technologies in Construction Engineering. Paper presented at the International Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Construction, CIB W78 – Information Technology for Construction, Brisbane, Australia. [pdf]

Engel, J. & Macht, G. A. (2016, May). Comparison of Lithium-Ion Recycling Processes for Electric Vehicle Batteries. Paper presented at the 2016 Industrial and Systems Engineering (IISE) Annual Conference and Expo: Education in Sustainability, Anaheim, CA. [pdf]

Le, T. T., Engel, J.Macht, G. A. (2016, May). Measuring Product Sustainability: A Literature Review. Paper presented at the 2016 Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE) Annual Conference and Expo: Education in Sustainability, Anaheim, CA. [pdf]

Ayer, S. K., Macht, G. A., Leicht, R. M. & Nembhard, D. A. (2014, May). Teams Assessing Teams: How peer evaluation is affected by team member personality traits. Proceedings of the 2014 Construction Research Congress (CRC): Construction in a Global Network, 349-358, Atlanta, GA. DOI: 10.1061/9780784413517.036

Sprehn, K. A., Macht, G. A., Okudan Kremer, G. E. & Nembhard, D. A. (2013, August). Personality, Cognitive Style, and Team Performance. Paper presented at the 2013 International Conference on Engineering Design (ICED), Seoul, Korea.

Kim, J. H., Macht, G. A., Rothrock, L. & Nembhard, D. A. (2013, July). Developing Metacognitive Model for Team-Based Dynamic Environment Using Fuzzy Cognitive Mapping. Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Engineering Psychology and Cognitive Ergonomics: Understanding Human Cognition – Volume Part 1, 325-334, Las Vegas, Nevada: Springer Berlin Heidelberg. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-39360-0_36

Macht, G. A., Nembhard, D. A. & Leicht, R. M. (2013, July). Personality and Emotional Intelligence Interactions for Engineering Teams: A Preliminary Study. Paper presented at the 10th Engineering Project Organization Society (EPOS) Conference, Winter Park, CO.

Macht, G. A., Leicht, R. M. & Nembhard, D. A. (2013, May). Emotional Intelligence, Communication, and Team Performance. Paper presented at the 2013 Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference (ISERC), San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Macht, G. A., Okudan Kremer, G. E. & Nembhard, D. A. (2013, May). Alternative Methodology for TRIZ Implementation. Paper presented at the 2013 Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference (ISERC), San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Kim, J. H., Macht, G. A. & Li, S. (2012, October). Comparison of Individual and Team-Based Dynamic Decision-Making Task (Anti-Air Warfare Coordinator): Consideration of subjective mental workload and metacognition. Paper presented at the 56th Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (HFES) Annual Meeting, 56(1), 2517-2521, Boston, MA. DOI: 10.1177/1071181312561522

Macht, G. A., Leicht, R. M. & Nembhard, D. A. (2012, July). Emotional Intelligence Subcategories Predict Team Performance in an Engineering Curriculum. Paper presented at the 9th Engineering Project Organization Society (EPOS) Conference, Rheden, The Netherlands.

Macht, G. A., Leicht, R. M., Riley, D. R. & Messner, J. I. (2011, August). Emotional Intelligence Provides Indicators for Team Performance in an Engineering Curriculum. Paper presented at the 8th Engineering Project Organization Society (EPOS) Conference, Estes Park, CO.

 

TECHNICAL PRESENTATIONS

Voss, R.Macht, G. A. (2018). EV Charging Behavior in Existing Infrastructures: A Case Study. Proceedings of the 2018 Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineering (IISE) Annual Conference: Sustainable Development, Orlando, FL, May 19-22.

Engome Tchupo, D., Sreeramakavacham, S., Kim, J. H., & Macht, G. A. (2017). Communication Patterns and Team Performance: A Working Model. Proceedings of the 2017 Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineering (IISE) Annual Conference: Sensors & Devices for Human-Systems Interaction, Pittsburgh, PA, May 20-23.

Macht, G. A. (2017). How We Can Help: Applying Industrial Engineering to Election Day Operations. In Elections Task Force Town Hall Meeting, Pawtucket, RI, March 8. Public Presentation.

Macht, G. A. (2017). Beyond 2016: Sustainability & Hope. In Engineers for a Sustainable World (ESW) Regional Conference, Narragansett, RI, February 25. Keynote Presentation.

Macht, G. A. (2016). Integrating Sustainability in the Engineering (Undergraduate) Curriculum. In Global Product Sustainability (GPS) Workshop, West Greenwich, RI, October 5-6.

Macht, G. A. (2015). Team Dynamics & Performance. In URI Mechanical, Industrial and Systems Engineering Seminar Series, Kingston, RI, October 2.

Macht, G. A., Nembhard, D. A., & Leicht, R. M. (2014). Interpersonal Skills, Communication, and Team Performance. In INFORMS Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, November 9-12.

Macht, G. A. & Nembhard, D. A. (2013). Personality, Communication, and Team Performance. In INFORMS Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN, October 6-9.

Macht, G. A., Nembhard, D. A., Kim, J. H. & Rothrock, L. (2012). Develop a Team Selection Protocol from a Human-in-the- loop Simulation: Personality, Communication, and Team Performance. In INFORMS Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, October 14-17.

Macht, G. A. & Nembhard, D. A. (2011). Develop a Team Selection Protocol from a Human-in-the-loop Simulation. In INFORMS Annual Meeting, Charlotte, NC, November 13-16.

Chandrasekharan, R., Macht, G. A. & Brownson, J. R. S. (2011). Sustainable Materials Selection in Thin Film Photovoltatics: The Potential of Tin Chalcongenides as Light Absorbing Alternatives to CdTe and CIGS. In 40th American Solar Energy Society (ASES) National Conference, Raleigh, NC, May 17-21.

 

THESES & DISSERTATIONS

Bartels, R. L. (2019). From Breast Pump to Best Pump: A Human-Centered Evaluation. The University of Rhode Island. Master’s Thesis.

Voss Urquidi, R. (2018). Electric Vehicle Charging Behavior in Existing Infrastructures: A Rhode Island Case Study. The University of Rhode Island. Master’s Thesis.

Schwertner, N. (2018). Driving Behavior Energy Consumption Estimation for Electic Vehicles. The University of Rhode Island. Master’s Thesis.

Simanto, Md. H. S. (2018). Attitudes and Behavior for Sustainable Team Performance. The University of Rhode Island. Master’s Thesis.

Engome Tchupo, D. (2018). Fuzzy Cognitive Maps (FCMs) in Communication. The University of Rhode Island. Master’s Thesis.

Kowalsky, D. (2017). Quantifying Behavioral Impacts on Electric Vehicle Efficiency. The University of Rhode Island. Master’s Thesis. [pdf]

Engel, J. (2016). Development Perspectives of Lithium-Ion Recycling Processes for Electric Vehicle Batteries. The University of Rhode Island. Master’s Thesis. [pdf]

*Interested in writing your URI MS Thesis or PhD Dissertation in LaTeX? Consider using Dan’s updated LaTeX layout.

 

REPORTS

SIS Lab (2019, March). Electric Vehicle Trends & Charging Stations @ URI. [pdf]

 

IN THE PRESS

Reilly-McGreen, M. E. (2019, Mar. 12). The Human FactorURI Today, The University of Rhode Island, Retrieved from today.uri.edu.

McCarthy, C. (2018, Nov. 7). Harvesting the SunURI Today, The University of Rhode Island, Retrieved from today.uri.edu.

Czazasty, A. (2018, Sept. 20). Sustainable Innovative Solutions Lab aims to improve voting systemThe Good Five Cent Cigar, Retrieved from rhodycigar.com.

Klamkin, S. (Host). (2018, Aug.). Gretchen Macht – making voting easier [Radio program]. In WPRO (Producer), The Saturday AM News. Providence, RI: WPRO.

Gowdey-Backus, E. (2018, Aug. 24). Improving R.I. voting system is the focus of URI professor, studentsProvidence Business News, Retrieved from pbn.com.

Gravelle, K. (2018, Aug. 4). URI professor, students work to improve voting in RIThe Narragansett Times, Retrieved from www.ricentral.com/narragansett_times.

Lavallee, D. (ed.) (2018, July 31). URI professor, students working to improve Rhode Island’s voting systemURI Today, The University of Rhode Island, Retrieved from today.uri.edu.

Nachbar, N. (2018, July). URI Engineers Help Improve Rhode Island’s Election SystemCollege of Engineering, The University of Rhode Island, Retrieved from web.uri.edu/mcise/.

Neville, T. (2018, April 19). First Annual Sustainability Summit Coming to URIThe Good Five Cent Cigar, Retrieved from rhodycigar.com.

Rhode Island Department of State Elections Task Force. (2018, April). Improving Elections in Rhode Island: An Update. Providence, RI: Rhode Island Secretary of State. Retrieved from sos.ri.gov.

Rhode Island Department of State Elections Task Force. (2017, April 27). Elections Administration Recommendations Report. Providence, RI: Rhode Island Secretary of State. Retrieved from sos.ri.gov.


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