• Professor Emeritus
Don T. Phillips

Educational Background

  • B.S. in Industrial Engineering at Lamar University in 1965
  • M.S. in Industrial Engineering at Lamar University in 1966
  • Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering at Lamar University in 1969

Research Interests

    • Manufacturing systems analysis
    • Operations research
    • Lean thinking and lean manufacturing
    • systems simulation
    • Product cost and analysis
    • Control of remanufacturing/sustainment systems

Awards & Honors

  • Book-of-the-Year Award for Operations Research: Principles and Practice, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1976
  • Who's Who in America, 1976
  • Joint-publishers' Books-of-the-Year, American Institute of Industrial Engineers, 1977
  • E.D. Brockett Professorship, College of Engineering, Texas A&M University, 1984-1985
  • David F. Baker Distinguished Research Award, Institute of Industrial Engineers, 1989
  • Faculty Distinguished Achievement Award in Research, Association of Former Students, Texas A&M University, 1990
  • Award of Excellence, Halliburton Education Foundation, Outstanding Achievements in Education, Research, and Service, Texas A&M University, 1990
  • Chevron Professorship, 1992