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 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.C 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

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). (Winter Simulation Conference Proceedings, ) (pp. 1158-1169).
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. (Communications in Computer and Information Science, 509) (pp. 186-198).
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.
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.
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., Diehl, K. M., & Yankaskas, B. C. (2014), IIE Transactions, 46(7), 707-727.
A Markov decision process-based policy characterization approach for a stochastic inventory control problem with unreliable sourcing
Ahiska, S. S., Appaji, S. R., King, R. E., & Warsing, D. P. (2013), International Journal of Production Economics, 144(2), 485-496.
An effective lower bound on L-max in a worker-constrained job shop
Lobo, B. J., Hodgson, T. J., King, R. E., Thoney, K. A., & Wilson, J. R. (2013), Computers & Operations Research, 40(1), 328-343.
Information sharing in capacity constrained supply chains under lost sales
Davis, L. B., King, R. E., Hodgson, T. J., & Wei, W. B. (2011), International Journal of Production Research, 49(24), 7469-7491.
Life cycle inventory policy characterizations for a single-product recoverable system
Ahiska, S. S., & King, R. E. (2010), International Journal of Production Economics, 124(1), 51-61.
Inventory optimization in a one product recoverable manufacturing system
Ahiska, S. S., & King, R. E. (2010), International Journal of Production Economics, 124(1), 11-19.

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