Russell King

Industrial and Systems Engineering

  • Phone: 919.515.5186
  • 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. 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

  • 2020 | C. A. Anderson Outstanding Faculty Award, NC State ISE Department
  • 2019 | OR Division Teaching Excellence Award, Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers
  • 2017 | Henry Armfield Foscue Distinguished Professor, NC State ISE Department
  • 2014 | C. A. Anderson Outstanding Faculty Award, NC State ISE Department
  • 2012 | Edward P. Fitts Distinguished Professor, NC State ISE Department
  • 2010 | George H. Blessis Outstanding Undergraduate Advisor Award, NC State University
  • 2010 | Albert G. Holzman Distinguished Educator Award, Institute of Industrial Engineers
  • 2008 | C. A. Anderson Outstanding Faculty Award, NC State ISE Department
  • 2006 | Fellow, Institute of Industrial Engineers
  • 2003 | Technical Innovation in Industrial Engineering, Institute of Industrial Engineers
  • 2002 | C. A. Anderson Outstanding Faculty Award, NC State ISE Department
  • 1996 | C. A. Anderson Outstanding Faculty Award, NC State ISE Department
  • 1995 | Alcoa Foundation Engineering Achievement Award, NC State University
  • 1986 | C. A. Anderson Outstanding Faculty Award, ISE Department at NC State University

 

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