Russ Nelson

Ph.D. Student

Russ Nelson is a Ph.D. student in the Operations Research Program at NC State University.

Research Interests

Nelson’s research focuses on Army aviation air movement operations automation for the mission planner and stochastic optimization of helicopter allocation to task forces.


Drs. Michael Kay, Russell King, Brandon McConnell and Kristin Thoney-Barletta


Expected GraduationSpring 2023
MSAMMaster of Science in Applied MathematicsNaval Postgraduate School2015
BSEMBachelor of Science in Engineering ManagementUnited States Military Academy2005

Honors and Awards

  • 2022 | Omar N. Bradley Officer Research Fellowship in Mathematics, US Army
Russ Nelson