James Campbell received his PhD from the University of California – Berkeley in Industrial Engineering & Operations Research. He teaches courses in Logistics, Supply Chain and Operations Management, Location Modeling, and Business Analytics. Dr. Campbell’s research centers around modeling and optimization of transportation, logistics and supply chain systems, and he has worked with public and private sector organizations in Canada, Australia and the U.S. His recent research interests include drone delivery, hub location and transportation network design, inventory modeling, school bus routing and barge transportation on the Upper Mississippi River. He has over 100 publications, including many in leading academic and practitioner journals. He has editorial roles with numerous journals including Transportation Research–Part B, Transportation Science, Journal of Business Logistics and the International Journal of Revenue Management.
Ph.D. (Industrial Engineering & Operations Research), University of California, Berkeley, 1987
M.S. (Industrial Engineering & Operations Research), University of California, Berkeley, 1983
B.S. (Systems Science & Mathematics), Washington University, 1981
Dr. Campbell’s research centers around modeling and optimization of transportation, logistics and supply chain systems, including drone delivery, hub location and transportation network design, inventory modeling, school bus routing and barge transportation. He has worked with public and private sector organizations and has research grants from ASCM (Association for Supply Chain Management), U.S Department of Transportation and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
Campbell, J.F., Li., H. “Optimizing Drone Use in Vaccine Supply Chains for Less Developed Countries”, Final report for ASCM (Association of Supply Chain Management) grant, 92 pages, March 2022.
Alumur, S.A., Campbell, J.F., Contreras, I., Kara, B.Y., Marianov, V. and O'Kelly, M.E. “Perspectives on Modeling Hub Location Problems”, European Journal of Operational Research 291, 1-17, 2021.
Zhang, J., Campbell, J.F., Sweeney II, D.C., Hupman, A., “Energy Consumption Models for Delivery Drones: A Comparison and Assessment”, Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment 90, 2021.
Otto, A., Agatz, N., Campbell, J., Golden, B., Pesch, E. “Optimization Approaches for Civil Applications of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) or Aerial Drones: A Survey”, Networks 72(4), 411-458, 2018.
Ellegood, W., Solomon, S., North, J., Campbell, J.F. “School Bus Routing Problem: Contemporary Trends and Research Directions”, Omega: The International Journal of Management Science 95, 2020.
Distinguished Journal Editorial Board, Transportation Research Part B: Methodological Associate Editor, Transportation Science Associate Editor, OMEGA (2009-2020) Editorial Board Member, International Journal of Revenue Management Editorial Review Board, Journal of Business Logistics Fulbright Senior Scholar, Melbourne, Australia, 2000