Neil Geismar

Associate Professor
Center for Executive Development Professor


H. Neil Geismar is an Associate Professor in the Mays Business School at Texas A&M University. He has a Ph.D. degree from the University of Texas at Dallas in Operations Management. His research addresses production scheduling, especially in the field of robotic cell scheduling; supply chain management, focusing on the coordination of the manufacturing and delivery functions through scheduling; and currency supply chains in different countries. He has served as a consultant to industrial clients to improve their productivity and profitability. His papers have appeared in a number of journals, including INFORMS Journal on Computing, Manufacturing and Services Operations Management, Production and Operations Management, SIAM Review, and IIE Transactions. He is a member of INFORMS and of POMS, which includes serving as the chair of the INFORMS Career Center committee.

Research Interests

Supply Chain Scheduling, Currency Supply Chains


Title Year Type

A 10/7-Approximation Algorithm for an Optimum Cyclic Solution in Additive Travel-time Robotic Cells

IIE Transactions

2015 Article

Value of Information for Managing Inventory Remotely

Production and Operations Management

2013 Article

Robotic Cells with Parallel Machines and Multiple Dual Gripper Robots: a Comparative Overview

IIE Transactions (Institute of Industrial Engineers)

2008 Article

The Integrated Production and Transportation Scheduling Problem for a Product with a Short Life Span and Non-Instantaneous Transportation Time

INFORMS Journal on Computing

2008 Article