Russell King

Foscue Distinguished Professor

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  • Office: 4131E Fitts-Woolard Hall

Russell King is the Henry L. Foscue Distinguished Professor of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISE) at NC State University. He is both Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor and Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor and is Fellow of the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers. He has consulted for many companies including Ford Motors, The Gap, Dillards Department Stores, and the Institute for Defense and Business. He has received numerous awards for his teaching, advising, and research including the Albert G. Holzman Distinguished Educator Award and the Technical Innovation in Industrial Engineering Award from IISE. Previously, he served as Director of CAMAL and Director of Graduate Programs for the ISE Department. Before coming to NC State, he worked as a Systems Analyst for Dynamac Corporation of Rockville, Maryland and as an Industrial Engineer at the Fleet Readiness Center Southeast, at the Jacksonville Naval Air Station.

He and his daughter are Masters of Taekwondo under Grand Master K.S. Lee of Morrisville, NC.
 

Research Interests

King’s research interests include logistics, scheduling and inventory control for additive manufacturing/remanufacturing/military systems under risk.
 

Education

DegreeProgramSchoolYear
Ph.D.Doctor of Philosophy in Industrial EngineeringUniversity of Florida1986
MEMaster of Industrial EngineeringUniversity of Florida1982
BABachelor of Science in Systems EngineeringUniversity of Florida1980
 

Honors and Awards

  • 2019 | Teaching Excellence Award in the OR Division, Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers
  • 2017 | Henry Armfield Foscue Distinguished Professor
  • 2014 | C. A. Anderson Outstanding Faculty Award, ISE Department at NC State University
  • 2012 | Edward P. Fitts Distinguished Professor
  • 2010 | NCSU George H. Blessis Outstanding Undergraduate Advisor Award
  • 2010 | Albert G. Holzman Distinguished Educator Award, Institute of Industrial Engineers
  • 2008 | C. A. Anderson Outstanding Faculty Award, ISE Department at NC State University
  • 2006 | Fellow, Institute of Industrial Engineers
  • 2003 | Technical Innovation in Industrial Engineering, Institute of Industrial Engineers
  • 2002 | C. A. Anderson Outstanding Faculty Award, ISE Department at NC State University
  • 1996 | C. A. Anderson Outstanding Faculty Award, ISE Department at NC State University
  • 1995 | NCSU Alcoa Foundation Engineering Achievement Award
  • 1986 | C. A. Anderson Outstanding Faculty Award, ISE Department at NC State University

 

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Publications

An analysis of optimal ordering policies for a two-supplier system with disruption risk
Luo, S., Ahiska, S. S., Fang, S.-C., King, R. E., Warsing, D. P., Jr., & Wu, S. (2021), OMEGA-JOURNAL OF DEATH AND DYING, 12. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.omega.2021.102517
Resource planning for direct fabrication of customized orthopedic implants using EBM technology
Hauser, M., King, R., Wysk, R., & Harrysson, O. (2021), JOURNAL OF MANUFACTURING SYSTEMS, 60, 500–511. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmsy.2021.07.003
Logistics of carpet recycling in the U.S.: designing the recycling network
Thoney, K. A., Sas, I., Joines, J. A., & King, R. E. (2020), The Journal of The Textile Institute, 2, 1–11. https://doi.org/10.1080/00405000.2020.1723257
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
Assessing uncertainty and risk in an expeditionary military logistics network
McConnell, B. M., Hodgson, T. J., Kay, M. G., King, R. E., Liu, Y., Parlier, G. H., … Wilson, J. R. (2019), The Journal of Defense Modeling and Simulation: Applications, Methodology, Technology, 7, 154851291986059. https://doi.org/10.1177/1548512919860595
Computing base-stock levels for a two-stage supply chain with uncertain supply
Warsing, D. P., Jr., Wangwatcharakul, W., & King, R. E. (2019), Omega, 89, 92–109. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.omega.2018.10.001
Integrated traditional and additive manufacturing production profitability model
Nagulpelli, K. S., King, R. E., & Warsing, D. (2019), 47TH SME NORTH AMERICAN MANUFACTURING RESEARCH CONFERENCE (NAMRC 47), pp. 619–630. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.promfg.2019.06.121
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
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.
Heuristic inventory policies for a hybrid manufacturing/remanufacturing system with product substitution
Ahiska, S. S., Gocer, F., & King, R. (2017), Computers & Industrial Engineering, 114, 206–222. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cie.2017.10.014

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