Russell King

Foscue Distinguished Professor

University Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor
University Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor
Co-Director, Center for Additive Manufacturing and Logistics

Russell King joined the faculty in 1985. He is an associate faculty member of the Integrated Manufacturing Systems Engineering Institute, the Operations Research Program, and the Textiles and Apparel, Technology and Management Department. He has industrial experience with Dynamac Corporation, the Jacksonville Naval Aviation Depot (US Navy), and Computer Science Corporation. He has been awarded the C. A. Anderson Outstanding Faculty Award (on 4 occasions), the NCSU Alcoa Foundation Engineering Achievement Award, the Institute of Industrial Engineers Technical Innovation Award, the Institute of Industrial Engineers Albert G. Holzman Distinguished Educator Award, the NCSU George H. Blessis Outstanding Undergraduate Advisor Award, and was named an NCSU Alumni Association Distinguished Graduate Professor (2008) and an Alumni Association Distinguished Undergraduate Professor (2011). Dr. King served as the Edward P. Fitts Distinguished Professor from 2012-2017 and was named the Henry Armfield Foscue Distinguished Professor in 2017.

Dr. King is the ISE Undergraduate Scholarship Coordinator and is a Fellow of IIE. He is a member of INFORMS, Tau Beta Pi, and Alpha Pi Mu. He and one his daughters are Masters (4th-degree black belt) of TaeKwonDo under Grand Master K.S. Lee of Cary, NC.

Education

Ph.D. 1986

Doctor of Philosophy in Industrial Engineering

University of Florida

ME 1982

Master of Industrial Engineering

University of Florida

BSSE 1980

Bachelor of Science in Systems Engineering

University of Florida

Research Description

Logistics engineering, production scheduling and inventory control for manufacturing/remanufacturing systems under risk, design and control of manufacturing systems, and modeling and evaluation of quick response sourcing, manufacturing and retail systems.

Honors and Awards

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

Publications

Scheduling non-similar groups on a flow line: multiple group setups
Wilson, A. D., King, R. E., & Hodgson, T. (2019), Robotics and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing, 20(6), 505–515. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.reim.2004.07.002
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. E. (2017), Computers & Industrial Engineering, 114, 206–222. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cie.2017.10.014
Supply chain operations reference model for us based powder bed metal additive manufacturing processes
Shouche, S., Wysk, R. A., King, R. E., & Harrysson, O. L. A. (2016), In 2016 winter simulation conference (wsc) (pp. 1158–1169). https://doi.org/10.1109/wsc.2016.7822173
Analysis of a downward substitution strategy in a manufacturing/remanufacturing system
Gocer, F., Ahiska, S. S., & King, R. E. (2015), In Operations research and enterprise systems, icores 2014 (Vol. 509, pp. 186–198).
Inventory policy characterisation methodologies for a single-product recoverable manufacturing system
Ahiska, S. S., & King, R. E. (2015), European Journal of Industrial Engineering, 9(2), 222–243. https://doi.org/10.1504/ejie.2015.068652
On the economic lot scheduling problem: Stock-out prevention and system feasibility
Hanson, B. B., Hodgson, T. J., Kay, M. G., King, R. E., & Thoney-Barletta, K. A. (2015), International Journal of Production Research, 53(16), 4903–4916. https://doi.org/10.1080/00207543.2015.1005246
Reverse logistics of US carpet recycling
Sas, I., Thoney, K. A., Joines, J. A., King, R. E., & Woolard, R. (2015), In Sustainable Fashion Supply Chain Management (pp. 3–30). Cham: Springer, https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-12703-3_1
Combined DES/SD model of breast cancer screening for older women, II: screening-and-treatment simulation
Tejada, J. J., Ivy, J. S., King, R. E., Wilson, J. R., Ballan, M. J., Kay, M. G., … Yankaskas, B. C. (2014), IIE Transactions, 46(7), 707–727. https://doi.org/10.1080/0740817x.2013.851436

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