Nicholas G. Hall is Berry Family Professor in the Department of Operations and Business Analytics at Fisher College, and holds a courtesy Professorship in the Department of Integrated Systems Engineering. He received a Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley. His research interests are in project management, scheduling, behavioral issues in supply chain management, sports analytics, and in applications of operations research. He has published 98 articles in the leading academic journals, including Operations Research, Management Science, Mathematics of Operations Research, Games and Economic Behavior, Mathematical Programming and Manufacturing & Service Operations Management.
Professor Hall has served for a total of over 45 years on the editorial boards of the leading journals Operations Research and Management Science. He has given over 420 academic presentations, including over 200 invited presentations in 29 countries, and 20 conference keynote presentations. A 2021 bibliometric study ranked him first among all scholars in the research field of scheduling. He won the Fisher Pacesetters’ Faculty Research Award in 1998 and 2005. He is a Fellow of the Academy of Sciences of the Peoples’ Republic of China.
In 2018, Professor Hall served as President of INFORMS, the leading academic and professional society for business analytics, with 12,500 members. He served for five years on the State of Ohio Steel Industry Advisory Council. He has been a Visiting Professor at the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University, and the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
Professor Hall teaches project management, one of the most popular MBA electives at Fisher, a new elective course in sports analytics, and several advanced Ph.D.-level courses. He is the owner of a consulting business, CDOR, which provides business solutions to Ohio business and government communities, as well as advice on intellectual property issues for New York City law firms.
Areas of Expertise
- Project Management
- Behavioral Issues in Operations
- Sports Analytics
- PhD in Management Science, University of California, Berkeley
- MA in Economics, University of Cambridge
- BA in Economics, University of Cambridge