G. Kemble Bennett

Vice Chancellor and Dean, Emeritus

Senior Professor

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Office: 4007 ETB
Phone: 979.458.2364
Fax: 979.845.4299
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Curriculum Vitae

Research Interests

Dr. Bennett's research interests are related to manufacturing, maintainability, reliability, logistics and quality engineering. He is the U.S. Technical Representative for Maintainability and writes engineering standards that govern the international trade of electronic and mechanical equipment and components. He has been named an Eminent Scholar by Tau Beta Pi and a Fellow by IIE and by the Society of Logistics Engineers. 

Awards & Honors

  • Distinguished Engineer, College of Engineering, Texas Tech University.
  • Eccles Medal, Distinguished Educator Award, Society of Logistics Engineers.
  • Albert G. Holzman, Distinguished Educator Award, Institute of Industrial Engineering
  • Centennial Certificate for contributions to engineering education, American Society for Engineering Education.
  • Award of Excellence, Quality Control & Reliability, Institute of Industrial Engineers.
  • Fellow, Institute of Industrial Engineers.
  • Fellow, Society of Logistics Engineers.
  • President's Award of Merit, Society of Logistics Engineers.
  • Halliburton Professor of Industrial Engineering, Texas A&M University.
  • Engineer of the Year, 1985, 1984, 1982, 1979 Institute of Industrial Engineers, Florida West Coast Chapter.
  • Delegate, Citizen Ambassador Program, Logistics Engineering Delegation to Peoples Republic of China.
  • Outstanding Technical Paper Award, Annual Simulation Symposium.
  • Eminent Engineer, Tau Beta Pi, National Engineering Honor Society.
  • Eminent Engineer, Tau Beta Pi, National Engineering Honor Society.

Education

  • Doctor of Philosophy Texas Tech University 1970
  • Master of Science degree in Engineering Mathematics SAN JOSE STATE UNIVERSITY 1968
  • BS Florida State University 1962

Selected Publications

"Computer Based Page Composition", PROCEEDINGS, 1965 Users of Automatic Information Display Equipment Conference, New York, 1965.

"A Continuously Smooth Empirical Bayes Estimator", EMPIRICAL BAYES ESTIMATION AND COMPUTING IN STATISTICS, Mathematics Series No. 6, Texas Tech University Press, pp. 93-109, August 1969 (with H. F. Martz).

"A Multi-Attribute Quality Control Cost Model", PROCEEDINGS, Seventh Annual Conference of the Southeast Chapter of the Institute of Management Sciences, October 1971 (with J. A. McCaslin).

"Consumer Protection Through Improved Allocation of Inspector Resources", PROCEEDINGS, 22nd Annual Environmental Engineering Conference, Lexington, Kentucky, April 1972, (with K. E. Case, J. H. Ristroph).

"The Effect of Inspector Error in Statistical Quality Control", PROCEEDINGS, 23rd Annual Conference of the American Institute of Industrial Engineers, Anaheim, California, June 1972, (with R. D. Collins, K. E. Case).

"A Continuous Empirical Bayes Smoothing Technique", BIOMETRIKA, Vol. 59, No. 2, pp. 361-368, August 1972 (with H. F. Martz).

"Economic Multiattribute Acceptance Sampling", AIIE TRANSACTIONS, Vol. 4, No. 3, pp. 192-198, September 1972 (with J. W. Schmidt).

"Cost-Based Approaches to Acceptance Sampling", INDUSTRIAL ENGINEERING, pp. 194-199, November 1972 (with K. E. Case, J. W. Schmidt).

"A Statewide Allocation System for Improved Consumer Protection", PROCEEDINGS, AIIE 25th Anniversary Conference and Convention, Chicago, Illinois, May 1973 (with K. E. Case, J. H. Ristroph).

"The Economic Design of a Dual Purpose Multicharacteristic Quality Control System", PROCEEDINGS, AIIE 25th Anniversary Conference and Convention, Chicago, Illinois, May 1973 (with B. A. Latimer, J. W. Schmidt).