James Robinson

School of Engineering: Department of Engineering Management and Systems

  • Location: Kettering Laboratories Room 365
  • Phone: 937-229-2238
  • Email: Contact


Selected Publications

  • Robinson, James. 2005. Controlling performance testing in an uncontrolled world. Proceedings of the STAREAST 2005 Conference, in Orlando, Florida. (http://www.stickyminds.com )
  • Robinson, James. 1997. Visualize a port in Africa. Proceedings of the 1997 Winter Simulation Conference, in Atlanta, Georgia. (http://www.informs-cs.org/wsc97papers/0070.PDF )
  • Robinson, James. 1994. Capacity and performance analysis of computer systems. Proceedings of the 1994 Winter Simulation Conference, in Orlando, Florida. (http://www.sigmod.org/sigmod/dblp/db/conf/wsc/wsc1994.html#Robinson94)
  • Robinson, James. 1987. Ph.D., Dissertation: Identification of spatial-temporal models of remote sensing data. The University of Texas at Austin.

Research and Work Experience

  • Consulting Capacity and Performance Engineer, Global Solutions Development, LexisNexis, Dayton, Ohio, 1992-present
  • Assistant Professor of Operations Research and Director of the Graduate Space Operations Program, Air Force Institute of Technology, 1986-91
  • United States Air Force Career Officer: World wide USAF flight operations, command and control, and operational test and evaluation, 1969-91

Honors and Awards

  • Senior Commanders Program Selection (Ph.D.), 1980
  • AFIT Distinguished Graduate, 1976
  • Tau Beta Pi, 1976


  • Ph.D., Operations Research, The University of Texas at Austin, 1987
  • M.S., Operations Research, The Air Force Institute of Technology, 1976
  • B.S., Basic Sciences/Life Sciences, Air Force Academy, 1969

Professional Activities

  • Temporal Models of Remote Sensing Data, The University of Texas at Austin, 1987

Research Interests

  • Operational test and evaluation
  • Large scale system simulation
  • Time series analysis, forecasting, and statistical analysis
  • Spatial-temporal time series analysis
  • Remote sensing
  • Ecological and environmental analysis
  • Experimental test design, implementation, and analysis for large scale information system tests
  • Visualization of large scale dynamic data