Greg Graves

Professor of Engineering Practice

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Office: 4019 ETB
Phone: 979.458.2378
Fax: 979.458.4299

Curriculum Vitae
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Research Interests

  •  Application of operations research techniques to the design and analysis of security systems
  •  Simulation of logistics processes and facilities
  •  Applied probability and risk
  •  Scheduling


  • Retired Army Colonel with a specialty in operations research and systems analysis and over 27 years of continuous active service and leadership in a variety of strategic, operational, and educational settings, including service in Operations Uphold Democracy (Haiti) and Iraqi Freedom (Iraq).
  • Served as Deputy Director, Resources and Analysis for U.S. Central Command where he led operations research analysis, financial management of a $480M budget, and science and technology initiatives in support of military operations in the Middle East and Central Asia.
  • Served two tours on the faculty at the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York in the Department of Mathematical Sciences in a variety of research, teaching, and academic leadership roles.

Military awards

Defense Superior Service Medal, Legion of Merit, Meritorious Service Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal, Bronze Star, Ranger Tab, Parachutist Badge.


  • Ph.D. Industrial & Systems Engineering, Texas A&M University, 2006
  • M.S. Industrial Engineering, Texas A&M University, 1998
  • B.S. Engineering Management, U.S. Military Academy, 1988

Selected Publications

Graves, G. H., “Equipping Army Distribution Organizations Based on Modeling and Simulation,” Military Operations Research, 10(4), 5-16, 2005.

Graves, G. H. and Lee C. Y., “Scheduling Maintenance and Semiresumable Jobs on a Single Machine,” Naval Research Logistics, 46(7), 845-863, 1999.