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Senior Research Scientist and Software Architect
Thomas J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY USA


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Professional Associations:  ACM  |  IEEE   |  INFORMS  |  Society of Women Engineers


Chapter 5: Solution Methodologies
Mary E. Helander
Analytics Body of Knowledge, INFORMS, to appear, 2017

Understanding the Ecospace of Philanthropic Projects
Hemank Lamba, Mary E. Helander, Moninder Singh, Nizar Lethif, Anuradha Bhamidipaty, Salman Baset, Aleksandra Mojsilovi, and Kush R. Varshney
IBM Journal of Research and Development, in press, 2017


Preface: Food Safety, Security, and Defense
M. Helander and A. Topol
IBM Journal of Research and Development 60(5/6), 0:1 - 0:3, 2016

Mixed-effects models and tolerance limits for mycotoxin measurements in food-stock lots
R. Natarajan, R. C. Baker, R. M. Ford, M. E. Helander, J. Marecki, B. K. Ray
IBM Journal of Research and Development 60(5/6), 4:1-4:11, 2016


Supply Chain Scenario Modeler: A Holistic Executive Decision Support Solution
Kaan Katircioglu, Robert Gooby, Mary Helander, Youssef Drissi, Pawan Chowdhary, Matt Johnson, Takashi Yonezawa
Interfaces 44(1), 85--104, 2014

A framework for managing mycotoxin risks in the food industry
Robert C. Baker, Randall M.Ford, Mary E. Helander, Janusz Marecki, Ramesh Natarajan, Bonnie Ray
Journal of Food Protection 77(12), 2181--2188, 2014


Mycotoxin Testing in Food-Stock Lots
Ramesh Natarajan, Mary Helander, Janusz Marecki, Bonnie Ray
Technical Report RC25392, IBM Research, 2013


Network location of a reliable center using the most reliable route policy
Jose Santivanez, Emanuel Melachrinoudis, and Mary E. Helander
Computers \& Operations Research 36(5), 1437--1460, 2009

Carbon management in assembly manufacturing logistics
K. Sourirajan, P. Centonze, M. E. Helander, K. Katircioglu, M. Ben-Hamida, C. Boucher
IBM Journal of Research and Development 53(3), 433--448, 2009


Watson Women's Network Leadership: A Best Practice at IBM Research for Innovative and Effective Recruitment and Retention
N. Burke, T. Chao, J. Chen, C.-H. Chen-Ritzo, C. A Chess, S. Chiras, D. Da Silva, E. Duch, E. Duesterwald, M. Eleftheriou, M. E. Helander, H. Hunter, C. Lasser, S. Mahatma, I. Nnebe, K. Penchuk, A. Sailer, V. Salapura, L. Sekaric, J. L. Snowdon, M. L. Ste
Technical Report RC24467, IBM Research, 2008

Enhanced Professional Networking and Its Impact on Personal Development and Business Success
J. Chen, C.-H Chen-Ritzo, C. A. Chess, K. Ehrlich, M. Eleftheriou, M. E. Helander, C. Lasser, S. C. McAllister, S. A. Medeiros, K. Penchuk, J. L. Snowdon, M. L. Steen, A. Topol
Technical Report RC24476, IBM Research, 2008

Lets Jam: Drawing from the Wisdom of Your Employees
Claudia Perlich, Yan Liu, Rick Lawrence, Wojciech Grye, Mary Helander, Chandan Reddy, Saharon Rosset
Technical Report RC24708, IBM Research, 2008

Jazz as a research platform: experience from the Software Development Governance Group at IBM Research
Xiang, P. F. and Ying, A. T. T. and Cheng, P. and Dang, Y. B. and Ehrlich, K. and Helander, M. E. and Matchen, P. M. and Empere, A. and Tarr, P. L. and Williams, C. and Yang, S. X.
First International Workshop on Infrastructure for Research in Collaborative Software Engineering (IRCoSE) at FSE, 2008

Ensemble: a recommendation tool for promoting communication in software teams
P. F. Xiang, Annie T. T. Ying, P. Cheng, Y. B. Dang, Kate Ehrlich, Mary E. Helander, Paul Matchen, A. Empere, Peri L. Tarr, Clay Williams, S. X. Yang
Proceedings of the 2008 International Workshop on Recommendation Systems for Software Engineering, RSSE 2008, Atlanta, GA, USA, November 9, 2008, pp. 2

Assistance: the work practices of human administrative assistants and their implications for it and organizations
Thomas Erickson, Catalina M. Danis, Wendy A. Kellogg, Mary E. Helander
Proceedings of the 2008 ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work, CSCW 2008, San Diego, CA, USA, November 8-12, 2008, pp. 609--618

Decision Support in Multi-Vendor Services Partner Negotiation
Mary E. Helander; Hua Ni; Paul M. Thompson; Leanne K. Viera
Communications of the Operations Research Society of Japan 53(3), 139--143, 2008

Capacity and value based pricing model for professional services
Clarence L Wardell, Laura Wynter, Mary Helander
Journal of Revenue and Pricing Management 7(4), 326--340, 2008


Supply Chain Risk Management: A Delicate Balancing Act
Gautam Basu, Karen Butner, Eric Cope, La Deleris, Jin Dong, Mary Helander, Kann Katircioglu, Bonnie Ray
IBM Research Report pp. RC24415, 2007

Looking for Great Ideas: Analyzing the Innovation Jam
Wojciech Gryc, Mary E. Helander, Richard D. Lawrence, Yan Liu, Claudia Perlich, Chandan Reddy, Saharon Rosset
Advances in Web Mining and Web Usage Analysis, 9th International Workshop on Knowledge Discovery on the Web, WebKDD 2007, and 1st International Workshop on Social Networks Analysis, SNA-KDD 2007, San Jose, CA, , pp. 21--39

Seeing inside: Using social network analysis to understand patterns of collaboration and coordination in global software teams
K. Ehrlich, G. Valetto, M. Helander
International Conference on Global Software Engineering (ICGSE 2007), pp. 297-298

Using Software Repositories to Investigate Socio-technical Congruence in Development Projects
G. Valetto, M. Helander, K. Ehrlich, S. Chulani, M. Wegman, C. Williams
Fourth International Workshop on Mining Software Repositories (MSR'07:ICSE Workshops 2007), pp. 25-25


Planning models for component-based software offerings under uncertain operational profiles
Mary Helander, Bonnie Ray
In: Modern Statistical And Mathematical Methods in Reliability, Editors: Alyson Wilson, Nikolaos Limnios, Sallie Keller-McNulty, Yvonne Armijo, Series on quality, reliability & engineering statistics ; v. 10, pp. 221--234, World Scientific, 2005



Multi-facility Location and Routing Models to Minimize Hazardous Material Transport Accidents
E. Melachrinoudis, M. E. Helander
In: Studies in Regional and Urban Planning, Volume 7, pp. 15--28, 2001


Manufacturing cell formation using an improved P-median model
Stuart Jay Deutsch, Susan F. Freeman, Mary Helander
Computers & Industrial Engineering 34(1), 135 - 146, 1998

Application of multivariate analysis for software fault prediction
Niclas Ohlsson, Ming Zhao, Mary Helander
Software Quality Journal 7(1), 51--66, 1998

Planning models for software reliability and cost
M. E. Helander, Ming Zhao, N. Ohlsson
IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering 24(6), 420-434, IEEE Press, 1998


Early Risk-Management by Identification of Fault-prone Modules
Niclas Ohlsson, Ann Christin Eriksson, Mary E. Helander
Empirical Software Engineering 2(2), 166--173, 1997

Facility Location and Reliable Route Planning in Hazardous Material Transportation
Mary E. Helander, Emanuel Melachrinoudis
Transportation Science 31(3), 216--226, 1997


A Discrete Transmission Model for HIV
M. Helander, R. Batta
In: Modeling the AIDS Epidemic, Editors: E.H. Kaplan and M.L. Brandeau, Raven Press, NY, pp. 585--611, 1996

A single facility location problem on a tree with unreliable edges
Emanuel Melachrinoudis, Mary E. Helander
Networks 27(3), 219--237, 1996