Thom Hodgson

Professor Emeritus

Thom Hodgson is a Distinguished University Professor and an Alumni Distinguished Research Professor. He served as Co-Director of the Operations Research Program (2009 2013); Director of Graduate Programs for Engineering-On-Line (2009-2013); Director of the Integrated Manufacturing Systems Engineering Institute (’95-’11); Director of the Division of Design and Manufacturing Systems at the National Science Foundation (’91-’93); Head of the Industrial Engineering Department at NCSU (’83-’90); Professor of Industrial & Systems Engineering at the University of Florida (’70-’83); Operations Research Analyst at Ford Motor Company (’66-’70); and an Officer in the U.S. Army (’61-’63). He is a Fellow of IIE and INFORMS, and a member of the National Academy of Engineering. He is the author or co-author of over 80 journal articles and book chapters. He served as Associate Editor, Departmental Editor (’81-’84, ’88-’91), and Editor-in-Chief (’84-’88) of the IIE Transactions. He served as a member of the U.S. Army Science Board (’94-’00) and has been a member of a number of study committees for the National Research Council. He is a handball player and a former skydiving instructor.

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Publications

Improving chemotherapy infusion operations through the simulation of scheduling heuristics: a case study
Slocum, R. F., Jones, H. L., Fletcher, M. T., McConnell, B. M., Hodgson, T. J., Taheri, J., & Wilson, J. R. (2020), Health Systems, 2, 1–16. https://doi.org/10.1080/20476965.2019.1709908
Modeling and transportation planning for US noncombatant evacuation operations in South Korea
Kearby, J. A., Winz, R. D., Hodgson, T. J., Kay, M. G., King, R. E., & McConnell, B. M. (2020), Journal of Defense Analytics and Logistics, 4(1), 41–69. https://doi.org/10.1108/JDAL-05-2019-0010
A Military Logistics Network Planning System
Rogers, M. B., McConnell, B. M., Hodgson, T. J., Kay, M. G., King, R. E., Parlier, G., & Thoney Barletta, K. (2018), Military Operations Research, 23(4), 5–24. https://doi.org/10.5711/1082598323405
A comparison of mixed integer programming formulations of the capacitated lot-sizing problem
Karagul, H. F., Warsing, D. P., Hodgson, T., Kapadia, M. S., & Uzsoy, R. (2018), INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PRODUCTION RESEARCH, 56(23), 7064–7084. https://doi.org/10.1080/00207543.2017.1401232
Allocation heuristics for high-altitude long- endurance UAV image intelligence platforms
Kim, G., Hodgson, T. J., King, R. E., Liu, Y. N., & Kay, M. G. (2017), Military Operations Research, 22(3), 5–19.
On the economic lot scheduling problem: Stock-out prevention and system feasibility
Hanson, B. B., Hodgson, T., Kay, M. G., King, R. E., & Thoney-Barletta, K. (2015), International Journal of Production Research, 53(16), 4903–4916. https://doi.org/10.1080/00207543.2015.1005246
A practical method for evaluating worker allocations in large-scale dual resource constrained job shops
Lobo, B. J., Wilson, J. R., Thoney, K. A., Hodgson, T. J., & King, R. E. (2014), IIE Transactions, 46(11), 1209–1226. https://doi.org/10.1080/0740817X.2014.892231
Allocating job-shop manpower to minimize : Optimality criteria, search heuristics, and probabilistic quality metrics
Lobo, B. J., Hodgson, T. J., King, R. E., Thoney, K. A., & Wilson, J. R. (2013), Computers & Operations Research, 40(10), 2569–2584. https://doi.org/10.1016/J.COR.2013.02.008
An effective lower bound on L-max in a worker-constrained job shop
Lobo, B. J., Hodgson, T., King, R. E., Thoney, K. A., & Wilson, J. R. (2013), Computers & Operations Research, 40(1), 328–343. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cor.2012.07.003
Information sharing in capacity constrained supply chains under lost sales
Davis, L. B., King, R. E., Hodgson, T., & Wei, W. B. (2011), International Journal of Production Research, 49(24), 7469–7491. https://doi.org/10.1080/00207543.2010.535037

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