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Robert Russell PhD

Collins Professor of Operations Management Collins College of Business
School of Finance, Operations Management and International Business
918-631-3135
rrussell@utulsa.edu
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Ph.D., University of Texas
M.A., Washington State University
B.S., Wichita State University


Integration and Optimization of Supply Chain Activities
Vehicle Routing
Metaheuristics for Combinatorial Optimization
Logistics and Sports Scheduling
Management Science
Revenue Management

Operations Management
Business Analytics
Operations Research
Supply Chain Management
Computer Simulation
Management Science


The following may be selected publications rather than a comprehensive list.

Journal Articles


Russell, Robert. “Mathematical Programming Heuristics for the Production Routing Problem.” International Journal of Production Economics 193 (2017): 10. Print.

Russell, Robert A. and Timothy L. Urban, 2016. “Offsetting Inventory Replenishment Cycles,” European Journal of Operational Research, 254(1), 105–112.

Fan, Tijun, Wen-Chyuan Chiang, and Robert Russell. “Modeling Urban Hazmat Transportation with Road Closure Consideration.” Transportation Research Part D (2015): n. pag. Print.

Russell, Robert. “A Constraint Programming Approach to Designing a Newspaper Distribution System.” International Journal of Production Economics (2013): n. pag. Print.

Russell, Robert. “Modeling a Rental Car Pricing and Relocation Problem.” International Journal of Revenue Management (2012): n. pag. Print.

Chiang, Wen-Chyuan; Robert A. Russell; and Timothy L. Urban, 2011. “Forecasting Ridership for a Metropolitan Transit Authority,” Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, 45(7), 696–705.

Russell, Robert A. and Timothy L. Urban, 2010. “Multicriteria Models for Planning Power-Networking Events,” European Journal of Operational Research, 207(1), 83–91.

Russell, Robert A. and Timothy L. Urban, 2010. “The Location and Allocation of Products and Product Families on Retail Shelves,” Annals of Operations Research, 179, 131–147.

Bajaj, Akhilesh, and Robert Russell. “AWSM: Allocation of Workflows Utilizing Social Network Metrics.” Decision Support Systems 50.1 (2010): 191–202. Print.

Chiang, Wen-Chyuan et al. “A Simulation/Metaheuristic Approach to Newspaper Production and Distribution Supply Chain Problems.” International Journal of Production Economics 121.2 (2009): n. pag. Print.

Russell, Robert, and Tim Madden. “Evaluating and Pricing Lanes in the Truckload Motor Freight Industry.” International Journal of Revenue Management (2009): n. pag. Print.

Russell, Robert A. and Timothy L. Urban, 2008. “Vehicle Routing with Soft Time Windows and Erlang Travel Times,” Journal of the Operational Research Society, 59(9), 1220–1228.

Russell, Robert, Wen-Chyuan Chiang, and David Zepeda. “Integrating Multi-Production and Distribution in Newspaper Logistics.” Computer and Operations Research 35.5 (2008): n. pag. Print.

Russell, Robert A. and Timothy L. Urban, 2006. “A Constraint-Programming Approach to the Multiple-Venue, Sport-Scheduling Problem,” Computers & Operations Research, 33(7), 1895–1906.

Russell, Robert, and Wen-Chyuan Chiang. “Scatter Search for the Vehicle Routing Problem with Time Windows.” European Journal of Operational Research (2006): n. pag. Print.

Chiang, Wen-Chyuan, and Robert Russell. “Integrating Purchasing and Routing in Propane Gas Supply Chain.” European Journal of Operational Research 154 (2004): 710–729. Print.

Russell, Robert, and Wen-Chyuan Chiang. “A Metaheuristic for the Vehicle Routing Problem with Soft Time Windows.” Journal of the Operational Research Society (2004): n. pag. Print.

Urban, Timothy L. and Robert A. Russell, 2003. “Scheduling Sports Competitions On Multiple Venues,” European Journal of Operational Research, 148(2), 302–311.

Russell, Robert. “Estimating Natural Gas Pipeline Conents Using Neural and Statistical Networks.” International Journal of Operations and Quantitative Management 9.3 (2003): n. pag. Print.

Urban, Timothy L.; Wen-Chyuan Chiang; and Robert A. Russell, 2000. “The Integrated Machine Allocation and Layout Problem,” International Journal of Production Research, 38(13), 2911–2930.

Russell, Robert, and Wen-Chyuan Chiang. “A Reactive Tabu Search Mataheuristic for the Vehicle Routing Problem with Time Windows.” INFORMS Journal of Computing 9 (1997): n. pag. Print.

Russell, Robert, and Wen-Chyuan Chiang. “Simulated Annealing Metaheuristics for the Vehicle Routing Problem with Time Windows.” Annals of Operations Research 63 (1996): n. pag. Print.

Russell, Robert. “Hybrid Heuristics for the Vehicle Routing Probem with Time Windows.” Transportation Science 29.2/4 (1995): n. pag. Print.

Russell, Robert, and J.M.Y. Leung. “Devising a Cost Effective Schedule for a Baseball League.” Operations Research 42.4 (1994): n. pag. Print.

Russell, Robert A. and Timothy L. Urban, 1993. “Horizon Extension for Rolling Production Schedules: Length and Accuracy Requirements,” International Journal of Production Economics, 29(1), 111–122.

Russell, Robert. “Decision Support for Multi-Family Aggregate Production Planning.” Production Planning and Control 4.1 (1993): n. pag. Print.

Russell, Robert. “A Multiphase Approach to the Period Routing Problem.” Networks 21 (1991): n. pag. Print.

Russell, Robert, and P. Challinor. “Effective Methods for Petroleum Tank Truck Dispatching .” Computers and Operations Research 15.4 (1988): n. pag. Print.

Russell, Robert. “A Comparison of Heuristics for Scheduling Projects with Cash Flows and Resource Restrictions.” Management Science 32.10 (1986): n. pag. Print.

Russell, Robert, and R. Morrell. “Routing Special Education School Buses.” Interfaces 17.1 (1986): n. pag. Print.

Russell, Robert, and R. Hinkle. “Simulation of a CD Portfolio.” Interfaces 16.3 (1986): n. pag. Print.

Russell, Robert. “Toward a Decision Support System for Aggregate Production Planning.” Proceedings of American Institute for Decision Sciences (1985): n. pag. Print.

Russell, Robert, D. Klingman, and P. Partow. “An Efficient Primal Approach to Bottleneck Transportation Problems.” Naval Research Logistics Quarterly 30.1 (1983): n. pag. Print.

Russell, Robert, and Tom Cook. “Estimating Urban Travel Times: A Comparative Study.” Transportation Research 14A.3 (1980): n. pag. Print.

Russell, Robert, and Wayne Igo. “An Assignment Routing Problem.” Networks 9 (1979): n. pag. Print.

Russell, Robert, and D. Klingman. “On Solving the Singly Constrained Transportation Problem.” Naval Research Logistics Quarterly 25.4 (1978): n. pag. Print.

Russell, Robert et al. “Solving Singly Constrained Transshipment Problems.” Transportation Science 12.4 (1978): n. pag. Print.

Russell, Robert, and Tom Cook. “A Simulation and Statistical Analysis of Stochastic Vehicle Routing with Timing Constraints.” Decision Sciences 9.4 (1978): n. pag. Print.

Russell, Robert. “An Effective Heuristic for the M-Tour Traveling Salesman Problem with Some Side Conditions.” Operations Research 25.3 (1977): n. pag. Print.

Russell, Robert, and Tom Cook. “Small Business Computer Usage: Fact or Fantasy.” American Journal of Small Business 1.3 (1977): n. pag. Print.

Russell, Robert, and Tom Cook. “A Survey of Industrial OR/MS Activities in the 70's.” American Journal of Small Business 1.3 (1977): n. pag. Print.

Russell, Robert, J. Hultz, and D. Klingman. “An Advanced Dual Basic Feasible Solution for a Class of Capacitated Generalized Networks.” Operations Research 24.2 (1976): n. pag. Print.

Russell, Robert, and D. Klingman. “On Solving Constrained Transportation Problems.” Operations Research 23.1 (1975): n. pag. Print.

Russell, Robert. “Solving Large Scale M-Salesman Traveling Salesman Problems.” Proceedings of the American Institute of Decision Sciences (1974): n. pag. Print.

Russell, Robert. “Heuristic Algorithms for Warehouse Location.” Proceedings of the Southwest American Institute of Decision Sciences (1974): n. pag. Print.

Russell, Robert. “A Note on the Transportation Problem and Its Variants.” Operational Research Quarterly 24.3 (1974): n. pag. Print.

Russell, Robert. “The Transportation Problem with Mixed Constraints.” Operational Research Quarterly 24.3 (1974): n. pag. Print.

Russell, Robert, and K.M. Chandy. “The Design of Multipoint Linkages in a Teleprocessing Tree Network.” IEEE Transactions on Computers C-21 (1972): n. pag. Print.

Russell, Robert, and C.B. Millham. “On the Economic Impact of Large Diversions of Snake River Waters.” Water Resources Bulletin 7 (1971): n. pag. Print.

Russell, Robert, and C.B. Millham. “On an Economic Valuation of the Columbia-Snake River Complex.” Water Resources Bulletin 6 (1970): n. pag. Print.

Books


Russell, Robert, and Tom Cook. Introduction to Management Sciences. Vol. 5th. 1993. Print.

Russell, Robert, and Tom Cook. Contemporary Operations Management: Text and Cases. Prentice-Hall Inc. , 1980. Print.

Other


Russell, R., Shirazi, S.A., Macrae, J., Luce, T., “A New Computational Fluid Dynamics Model to Predict Flow Profiles and Erosion Rates in Downhole Completion Equipment, SPE 90734, paper presented at the SPE Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition held in Houston, Texas, U.S.A., 26–29 September 2004.

Study Guides


Pentico, David W.; Robert A. Russell; and Timothy L. Urban, 1993. Study Guide to Accompany Cook and Russell: Introduction to Management Science, Fifth Edition, Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, Inc.

Pentico, David W.; Robert A. Russell; and Timothy L. Urban, 1990. Study Guide to Accompany Cook and Russell: Introduction to Management Science, Fourth Edition, Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, Inc.


The Institute for Operations Research and Management Science
Production Operations Management Society
Friends of Finance
Decision Sciences Institute


QM 3023 Operations Management
QM 7003 Introduction to Operations Research
QM 7053 Computer Simulation