Dr. Raymond Smith

Dr. Raymond Smith

Assistant Professor
Office: Slay 236
Phone: 252-328-9722
E-mail: smithraym17@ecu.edu

Dr. Smith is an assistant professor of engineering in the College of Engineering and Technology at East Carolina University. Dr. Smith’s research focuses on developing and applying operations research and applied statistics methods to provide model-based, implementable solutions for complex systems. His teaching interests include operations research, simulation modeling and analysis, systems optimization, systems engineering and analysis, engineering economy, and health systems engineering. Dr. Smith’s research interests include simulation modeling and optimization methodologies with applications to healthcare, public health, supply chain, information systems, logistics, sustainability, and other industrial and service systems.

Dr. Smith earned a Ph.D. in industrial and systems engineering, a masters degree in economics, a M.S. degree in industrial engineering and operations research, and a B.S. degree in industrial engineering from North Carolina State University. Additionally, Dr. Smith earned a M.S. degree in systems architecting and engineering from the University of Southern California. He is also a certified project management professional.

Before joining East Carolina, Dr. Smith was a visiting professor in the School of Business at Meredith College where he taught undergraduate and graduate students economics, business statistics, data analytics, and advanced project management. Previously he held several industry roles at IBM and Lenovo including senior engineer, project manager, business architect, solution architect, and enterprise architect, along with more than a decade of senior management leadership in information technology and business transformation.

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