O. Felix Offodile is a professor of operations management in the Department of Management & Information Systems. His teaching and research interests are in Operations Management and Cognate Disciplines with a focus in Robotics and Technology Assessment, Cellular Manufacturing, Quality Assurance, Inventory Management and Supply Chain Management. Offodile’s publications have appeared in some of the top journals in production research, manufacturing, robotics and computers such as Technometrics, International Journal of Production Research, International Journal of Production Economics, Journal of Manufacturing Systems, Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE) Transactions, OMEGA: The International Journal of Management Science, International Journal of Robotics and Computer Integrated Manufacturing, among others.
Offodile holds a Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering from Texas Tech University with specialization in robotics. He has consulted with several local businesses.
Xue, G., Offodile, F., Zhou, H., Troutt, M. (2011). Integrated production planning with sequence-dependent family setup times. International Journal of Production Economics, 131(2), pp. 674-681.
Bhattacharyya, K., Datta, P., Offodile, F. (2010). The Impact of Third-Party Indices in Assessing Global Operational Risks. Journal of Supply Chain Management, 46(4).
O. Felix Offodile and Abdel-Malek, Layek. (2002). The virtual manufacturing paradigm: The impact of IT/IS outsourcing on manufacturing strategy. The International Journal of Production Economics, 75, pp. 147-159
Berardi, V. L., Zhang, G., and Offodile, O. F. (1999). A mathematical programming approach to evaluating alternative machine clusters in cellular manufacturing. International Journal of Production Economics, 58, pp. 253-264.
Mehrez, A. and Offodile, O. F. (1994). A statistical-economic framework for evaluating the effect of robot repeatability on profit. IIE Transactions, 26, 3.
Offodile, O. F., Ugwu, K. O., & Hayduk, L. (1993). Analysis of the causal structures linking process variables to robot repeatability and accuracy. Technometrics, 35, 4