Trevor Hale

Clinical Professor of Operations Management
Office of Naval Research Senior Faculty Fellow

Biography

Trevor Hale is a clinical full professor of operations management at the Mays Business School at Texas A&M University. He received a Ph.D. in operations research from the Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University, a M.S. in engineering management from Northeastern University, and a B.S. in industrial and management systems engineering from Penn State. Previously, he was a faculty member at University of Houston-Downtown, Ohio University, and Colorado State University-Pueblo.

Dr. Hale is a third generation professor and a fifth generation Texan. His father, the late Dr. Leslie C. Hale, Jr., was an A. Robert Noll Professor of Electrical Engineering at Penn State while his father’s father was a professor of business at then Texas Western, now UTEP.

His research interests are in the areas of location science, warehouse science, and grid-scale energy management. Dr. Hale spends most of his summers as an Office of Naval Research Senior Faculty Fellow at Naval Base Ventura County in Port Hueneme, California. He is the managing co-author of Pearson’s number one textbook in business analytics, Quantitative Analysis for Management, now in its 13th edition. His research has been published in the Annals of Operations Research, the European Journal of Operational Research, the International Journal of Physical Distribution & Logistics Management, and the International Journal of Production Research among other outlets. He is a senior member of both INFORMS and DSI.

Research Interests

Location science, warehouse science, and grid-scale energy management

Research

Title Year Type

The Expected Length of an Orderly Path

Annals of Operations Research

2019 Article

Quantitative Analysis for Management, 13e

Pearson, Inc.

2018 Book

Closed Form Models for Dwell Point Locations with Turnover Based Storage Assignment Policy

International Journal of Industrial and Systems Engineering

2018 Article

Some More Average Distance Results

International Journal of Mathematics in Operational Research

2017 Article

Closed Form Models for Dwell Point Locations in a Multi-aisle Automated Storage and Retrieval System

International Journal of Industrial and Systems Engineering

2015 Article

On the Expected Distance of a Random Walk

International Journal of Mathematics in Operational Research

2015 Article

A Methodology for Estimating Expected Distances Between Nodes on a Network

Journal of the Operational Research Society

2013 Article

An Improved Facility Layout Construction Method

International Journal of Production Research

2012 Article