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Engineering and Physics

ThomasĀ Hill Jr.

Thomas Hill, Jr. photo



Main Campus
Hayes Hall, 221
518 W. Locust St.
Davenport, IA 52803



Education and Training

PhD, Arizona State University
Industrial Engineering


Courses Taught

Engineering Economics, Simulation, Principles of Design, Operations, Research (probabilistic models and optimization), Planning and Controlling of Operations, Systems Engineering, and Senior Design Project.


Areas of Professional Interest

  • Systems Engineering
  • Operations Research


Recent Publications

"Colored Petri Net Modeling of Metal Distribution in a Job Shop Iron Foundry: Improving Flow in a Pull System with Perishable In-Process Inventory," SME Journal of Manufactuing Processes, V 5, No. 1, 2003.

"Economics of Engineering: A New Fabric From Some Old Threads," The Engineering Economist, V. 51, No. 4, pp 347-359, 2006.