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Philip Jones
Professor
Clement T. and Sylvia H. Hanson Family Chair in Manufacturing Productivity
Contact
319-335-3737
Office
S282 Pappajohn Business Building (PBB)
Academic history 
MA in Economics, University of California, Berkeley, 1977
PhD in Operations Research, University of California, Berkeley, 1977
MS in Operations Research, Stanford University, 1974
BIE, Georgia Tech, 1973
Expertise 
Capital equipment acquisition and implementation
Designing and improving manufacturing material management systems
Manufacturing policy
Manufacturing productivity and logistics
Selected publications 

Continuous Time Scheduling for Sugarcane Harvest Logistics in Louisiana. Kamal Lamsal, Philip C. Jones, Barrett W. Thomas, accepted at International Journal of Production Research, International Journal of Production Research, 2016, vol 54, 616-627

Harvest Logistics in Agricultural Systems with Multiple, Independent Producers and No On-Farm Storage. Kamal Lamsal, Philip C. Jones, Barrett W. Thomas, Computers and Industrial Engineering, 2016, vol 91, 129-138

Sugarcane Harvest Logistics in Brazil. Kamal Lamsal, Philip C. Jones, Barrett W. Thomas, accepted at Transportation Science

Determining optimal order amount for end-of-life parts acquisition with possibility of contract extension.. Nicholas Leifker, Philip C. Jones, Timothy J. Lowe, accepted at Engineering Economist

A Continuous-time Examination of End-of-life Parts Acquisition With Limited Customer Information. Nicholas Leifker, Philip C. Jones, Timothy J. Lowe, Engineering Economist, 2012, vol 57, 284-301

An Integer Programming Model for Optimal Pork Marketing. Jeffrey W. Ohlmann, Philip C. Jones, Annals of Operations Research, 2011, vol 190, 271-287

Prepositioning Supplies in Preparation for Disasters. Ann M. Campbell, Philip C. Jones, European Journal of Operational Research, 2011, vol 209, 156-165

Long-Range Timber Supply Planning for a Vertically Integrated Paper Mill. Philip C. Jones, Jeffrey W. Ohlmann, European Journal of Operational Research, 2008, vol 191, 557-570

Coordinating the Supply Chain in the Agricultural Seed Industry. Samuel A. Burer, Philip C. Jones, Timothy J. Lowe, European Journal of Operational Research, 2008, vol 185, 354-377

Sponsored research 

Sugarcane Harvest Logistics in Brazil. Barrett W Thomas, Philip C Jones, John Deere

Sugarcane Harvest Logistics in Brazil. Barrett W Thomas, Philip C Jones, John Deere

Sugarcane Harvest Logistics in Brazil. Barrett W Thomas, Philip C Jones, John Deere

Simulation-Based Activities to Teach Enterprise-Wide Effect of Manufacturing Practices. Jeffrey W Ohlmann, Philip C Jones, Barrett W Thomas, Computer Integrated Manufacturing in Higher Education Alliance

Instructional Improvement Award. Jeffrey W Ohlmann, Philip C Jones, Barrett W Thomas, University of Iowa Council on Teaching

Other work 

Lean in Healthcare. Philip C. Jones, Barrett W. Thomas, Handbook of Healthcare Delivery Systems, 2010