Dr. William G. Ferrell
Professor & Associate Dean of the Graduate School
Department of Industrial Engineering
Phone: (864) 656-2724
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MS, Nuclear Science and Engineering
PhD, Operations Research
Supply Chain Logistics, Applied Optimization, Multicriteria Optimization
Selected PublicationsRitvirool, A. and W. Ferrell, Jr. (2007). The effect on inventory of cooperation in single-vendor, single-buyer systems with quality considerations. International Journal of Operations Research 2(3) 338-356.
Raweewan, M and W. Ferrell, Jr. (2007). Game-Theoretic Approach for Partial Sharing of Information. Proceeding of the 2007 IEEE Asia-Pacific Services Computing Conference (IEEE APSCC 2007), Tsukuba Science City, Japan.
Haral, U., R-W Chen, W. Ferrell, Jr., M. Kurz (2007). Multiobjective single machine scheduling with nontraditional requirements. International Journal of Production Economics 106(2) 574-584.
Samanlioglu, F., W. Ferrell, and M. Kurz. (2008) A hybrid random-key genetic algorithm for a symmetric multi-objective traveling salesman problem. Computers and Industrial Engineering 55(2).
Raweewan, M and W. Ferrell, Jr. (2008). More on in information sharing between partners in a supply chain. Proceeding of the 15th International Working Seminar on Production Economics, Innsbruck, Austria.
Devapriya, P. and W. Ferrell (2008). Increasing profits through superior distribution decisions, Proceedings of the 10th International Material Handling Research Colloquium (IMHRC 2008), Dortmund., Germany.
Erol, I. and W. Ferrell, Jr. Integrated approach to total quality management and just in time based purchasing: theory and a case analysis on a Turkish company, Computers and Industrial Engineering, in press.
IE 456/656 Supply Chain Design
Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences