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Dr. Scott J. Mason

Dr. Scott J. MasonProfessor & Fluor Endowed Chair in Supply Chain Optimization & Logistics

Department of Industrial Engineering
273 Freeman Hall, Clemson University
Clemson, SC 29634

Phone: (864) 656-5645
Fax: (864) 656-0795

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BS Mechanical Engineering
The University of Texas at Austin with Honors, 1993

MS Operations Research
The University of Texas at Austin, 1995

PhD Industrial Engineering
Arizona State University, 2000

Research Areas

  • Modeling and analysis of large-scale supply chain and manufacturing systems
  • Applied operations research with emphasis in mathematical and heuristic optimization
  • Domain expertise in capital projects, transportation logistics, semiconductor manufacturing, and service industries 

Selected Publications

Ransikarbum, K., Mason, S.J., 2016, Goal programming-based post-disaster decision making for integrated relief distribution and early-stage network restoration, International Journal of Production Economics,182, 324-341.

Farthing, A.D., Dale, M., Mason, S.J., 2016, Utility-Scale Solar PV in South Carolina: Analysis of Suitable Lands and Geographical Potential, Journal of Biophysical Economics and Resource Quality, to appear.

Lowe, J.J., Mason, S.J., 2016, Integrated Semiconductor Supply Chain Production Planning, IEEE Transactions on Semiconductor Manufacturing, 29 (2), 116-126.

Li, S., Huang, Y., Mason, S.J., 2016, A multi-period optimization model for the deployment of public electric vehicle charging stations on a network, Transportation Research Part C: Emerging Technologies, 65, 128-143.

Ransikarbum, K., Mason, S.J., 2016, Multiple-Objective Analysis of Integrated Relief Supply and Network Restoration in Humanitarian Logistics Operations, International Journal of Production Research, 54 (1), 49-68.

Masoud, S.A., Mason, S.J., 2016, A Bi-criteria Hybrid Metaheuristic for Analyzing an Integrated Automotive Supply Chain, Journal of the Operational Research Society, 67 (3), 516-526.

Professional Affiliations

Fellow of the Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE)
Member of the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS)