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George R. Wilson

Department: Industrial and Systems Engineering

Position: Associate Professor and Associate Chair

Address: Harold S. Mohler Laboratory
200 West Packer Avenue
Bethlehem, PA 18015
(610) 758-4035

E-mail: grw3@lehigh.edu

Areas of Research

  • Value Chain Research
  • Robust, Stochastic, and Computational Optimization
  • Queuing Systems and Stochastic Processes
  • Health Systems Engineering
  • Operations Research
  • Mathematical Optimization and Modeling


Dr. Wilson's research interests are applied stochastic processes, optimization modeling, production planning and control, modeling and analysis of logistic systems. Specifically, he studies queuing processes, hierarchical approximation of systems, and optimal control. He also researches the design and control of agile manufacturing and service-based systems.

Dr. Wilson teaches courses in production and inventory control, operations research, nonlinear optimization techniques, stochastic processes, scheduling, and dynamic programming. He is a member of INFORMS, and the American Institute of Industrial Engineers.


  • Ph.D., Industrial Engineering and Operations Research, Penn State University
  • M.S., Industrial Engineering, Penn State University
  • B.S., Industrial Engineering, Penn State University