Randolph W. Hall
Vice President for Research
co-DIRECTOR CREATE Homeland Security Center
Professor, Epstein Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering
Dr. Hall received his B. S. degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of California at Berkeley in 1979. He received his M.S. and Ph.D degrees in Civil Engineering from the University of California at Berkeley in 1980 and 1982, respectively.
Dr. Hall served as a Senior Research Engineer at General Motors, an Assistant Professor at the University of California at Berkeley and Manager of the System Engineering for Partners for Advanced Transit and Highways (PATH). He also served as Visiting Associate Professor in the USC School of Business. Dr. Hall is the author of Queueing Methods for Service and Manufacturing, and editor for the Handbook of Transportation Science (1st and 2nd editions), as well as over 100 articles and reports on various aspects of transportation operations.
- Transportation operations and logistics; maintenance, routing, scheduling and system design.
- Efficiency and effectiveness of health care delivery.
- System architecture and analysis for Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS).
- Queuing analysis, delay reduction and time - based completion.
- "Dynamic Empty Equipment and Crew Allocation Model for Long-haul Networks," (C. Caliskan and R.W. Hall) Transportation Research, V. 37a, pp. 405-418.
- Handbook of Transportation Science, 2nd Edition, R.W. Hall editor, Kluwer Scientific Publishers, Norwell, Massachusetts, 2002.
- "Change of Direction, Vehicle Routing Software Survey," OR/MS Today, February, 2002.
- "Control of Vehicle Dispatching on a Cyclic Route Serving Truck Terminals." (with V.C. Sabnani). Transportation Research, V.36A, pp. 257-276, 2002.
- "Highway/Street Interfaces and the Effects of Roadway Orientation," ITS Journal. V. 7, pp. 57-78, 2002.
- "Incident Dispatching, Clearance and Delay", Transportation Research, V.36A, pp. 257-276, 2002.
- "Decentralized Inventory Control Policies for Equipment Management in a Many-To-Many Network," (with H. Zhong). Transportation Research, V.36A, 849-865, 2002.
- "Truck Scheduling for Ground to Air Connectivity: Final Report" (R.W. Hall) PATH Working Paper 2002-33, 2002.
- "Real-Time Control of Bus Transit Systems Using ITS Technologies," (M. Dessouky, R.Hall, L. Zhang and A. Singh) Transportation Research. V. 37A, 145-164, 2003.
- "Supply Chains," in Handbook of Transportation Science, 2nd Edition, pp. 561-598, R.W. Hall editor, Kluwer Scientific Publishers, Norwell, Massachusetts, 2002.
- "Vehicle Sorting for Platoon Formation : Impacts on Highway Entry and Throughput" (R.W. Hall and C. Chin) PATH research report 2002-7, 2002.