Ph.D. Industrial and Systems Engineering, 1996, Virginia Tech.
M.S. Systems Management, 1989, Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT), Wright-Patterson AFB. Distinguished Graduate.
B.S. Mechanical Engineering, 1982, Montana State University.
Space logistics, strategic mobility, discrete-event simulation, logistics management, reliability and maintainability, and discrete optimization and heuristics
ARCHIVAL JOURNAL PAPERS (An * indicates a student coauthor)
*Hackleman, A.S., Johnson, A.W., and Ahner, D.K., 2013, “Nuclear Enterprise Performance Measurement” Journal of Defense Modeling and Simulation (available on-line 26 March 2013, print forthcoming).
*Reiman, A., Johnson, A., and Cunningham, W., 2012, “Competitive Advantage and Fuel Efficiency in Aviation” Journal of Transportation Management 22(2): 75-91.
*Guler, C., Johnson, A., and Cooper, M., 2012, “Case Study: Energy Industry Economic Impacts from Ohio River Transportation Disruption” Engineering Economist 57(2): 77-100
Johnson, A., *Heiman, T., Cooper, M., and Hill, R.,2010, “Assessing Transport Aircraft Inspection Strategies” International Journal of Operations Research and Information Systems 1(4): 1-21.
*Vann, L., Anderson, B., and Johnson, A.W., 2009, “Feasibility of JP-8 to Jet A fuel conversion at U.S. military facilities” Journal of Transportation Management 20(1): 59-72.
*Marentette, K., Johnson, A.W., and Mills, L., 2009, “A Measure of Cross-Training Benefit versus Job Skill Specialization”, Computers and Industrial Engineering 57: 937-940.
Johnson, A.W., *Michalski, S., *Stiegelmeier, A., *Pope, J., and *Martindale, M., 2009, “Modeling Regeneration Time and Ground Support Manpower for a Reusable Launch Vehicle”, Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets 46(1): 168-176.
*Maynard, T., Bell, J., and Johnson, A., 2008, “Frustrated Hazardous Material: Military and Commercial Training Implications”, Transportation Journal 47(1): 30-42.
*Moore, T., Johnson, A., Rehg, M., and Hicks, M., 2007, “Quality Assurance Staffing Impacts in Military Aircraft Maintenance Units”, Journal of Quality in Maintenance Engineering 13(1): 33-48. (Featured article by Emerald Insight, Publisher)
*Ford, C., *J. Howe, A. Johnson, and J. Bell, 2007, “Automatic Test Systems: Unique versus Common Management”, Defense Acquisition Review Journal Dec 06-Mar 07: 170-185.
*Mongold, M. and A. Johnson, 2006, “Pure Pallet Impact on the Effectiveness and Efficiency of the Defense Transportation System” Journal of Transportation Management 17(1): 18-30.
*Guarnieri, J., Johnson A., and Swartz, S., 2006, “A Maintenance Resources Capacity Estimator”, Journal of the Operational Research Society 57(10): 1188-1196.
Swartz, S.M. and A.W. Johnson, 2004, "A Multi-Method Approach to the Combat Air Forces Mix and Deployment Problem", Mathematical and Computer Modelling 39(6-8): 773-798.
Johnson, A.W. and S.H. Jacobson, 2002, "On the Convergence of Generalized Hill Climbing Algorithms", Discrete Applied Mathematics 119(1-2): 37-57.
Johnson, A.W. and S.H. Jacobson, 2002, "A Class of Convergent Generalized Hill Climbing Algorithms", Applied Mathematics and Computation 125(2-3): 359-373.
*Oliver, S.A., Johnson, A.W., White, E.D., and Arostegui, M.A., 2001, “Forecasting Readiness”, Air Force Journal of Logistics 25(3): 3, 31-42 (Featured Article).
Jacobson, S.H., Sullivan, K.A., and Johnson, A.W., 1998, "Discrete Manufacturing Process Design Optimization Using Computer Simulation and Generalized Hill Climbing Algorithms," Engineering Optimization 31: 247-260.
Johnson, A.W, 1998, “Simulation: It’s the Real Thing”, Air Force Journal of Logistics 22(4): 17-20.
Jacobson, S.H., A.W. Johnson, K.A. Sullivan, M.A. Fleischer, and A. Kumar, 1997. "Metaheuristics for a Flexible Assembly System Design Problem", Journal of Heuristics 3(2): 139-159.
Johnson, A., Brigantic, R., and Mahan, J., 2007, “Strategic Mobility and Deployment”, Methods for Conducting Military Operational Analysis: Best Practices in Use Throughout the Department of Defense, L. Rainey and A. Loerch, Editors, Military Operations Research Society, Publishers, pp 281-315.
Johnson, A.W., 2005, “Acquisition,” The Fundamentals of Military Logistics: A Primer of the Logistics Infrastructure, C.M. Brandt, Editor, Defense Institute of Security Assistance Management, Publisher, Dayton OH, pp 19-42.
Henderson, D., Jacobson, S.H., and Johnson, A.W., 2003, “The Theory and Practice of Simulated Annealing,” Handbook on Metaheuristics, F. Glover and G. Kochenberger, Editors, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Norwell MA, pp 287-320.
OTHER PUBLICATIONS/PAPERS (An * indicates a student coauthor)
Cobb, B. and Johnson, A., 2013, “Continuous Review Inventory Systems in Two-Level Supply Chains under Uncertain Demand”
*Breitbach, T., Johnson, A., Weir, J., and Brown, G., 2012, “Afghanistan Air Cargo Routing – A Systems Approach”.
*Kiymaz, E., Johnson, A., and Cunningham, W., 2012, “Fuel Efficiency Assessment with DEA”
*Toydas, M., Johnson, A., and Sandlin, D., 2010, “Fuel Savings Opportunities from Air Refueling” (Technical Report).
*Molina, C., Johnson, A., and Roesener, A.G., 2009, "Optimizing Reusable Launch Vehicle Design for Regeneration Time" (technical report).
*Johnson, A.W. and E. Jackson, 2008, "Life Cycle Ground Support Staffing for Reusable Launch Vehicle Regeneration", (technical report).
*Romero, M.M., Johnson, A.W. and Brigantic, R.T., 2006, “Rough-Cut Tanker Aircraft Employment Operations Modeling” (technical report).
Brigantic, R.T., *K.M. Greenstreet, and A.W. Johnson 2005, “An Examination of 3500 Nautical Mile Legs for Strategic Airlift En Route Airfields” (technical report).
CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS (An * indicates a student coauthor)
Cobb, B. and Johnson, A., 2013,“Lead Time Demand Modeling in Continuous Review Supply Chain Models”, Proceedings of the 2013 Defense Acquisition Symposium, Monterey CA.
*Chua, M., Ogden, J. and Johnson, A., 2012,“Simulating the Expeditionary Combat Support System Help Desk”, Proceedings of the April, 2012 Western Decision Sciences Institute Conference, Waikoloa HI.
*Ysebaert, S., Johnson, A., Miller, J., and Pettit, T., 2011,“An Analytical Approach to Low Observable Maintenance Practices Using Simulation and Marginal Analysis”, Proceedings of the 2011 Winter Simulation Conference, Phoenix AZ, 11-14 Dec.
*Hackleman, A., Johnson, A., and Ahner, D. 2011,“Nuclear Enterprise Performance Measurement”, Proceedings of the IIE Industrial Engineering Research Conference, Reno, NV, 22-24 May 2011.
Boykin, S., Jordan, J., and Johnson, A., 2010, "Operations Support with a Virtual Space Logistics Readiness Center", Proceedings of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Space 2010 Conference, Anaheim CA, AIAA-2010-8865.
Ford, T., Ogden, J., and Johnson, A., 2010, "A Method for Measuring Supply Chain Interoperability", Proceedings of the IIE Industrial Engineering Research Conference, Cancun, Mexico, 5-9 June.
*Molina, C., Johnson, A., and Roesener, A., “Reusable Launch Vehicle Design Implications for Regeneration Time.” Proceedings of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Space 2009 Conference, Pasadena CA, AIAA-2009-6471.
Johnson, A., *Glasscock, C., *Little, A., *Muha, M., *O’Malley, D., and *Bennett, M.,“C-5 Isochronal Inspection Process Modeling.”Proceedings, Winter Simulation Conference, Miami, FL, 7-10 Dec 08.
Johnson, A.W. and *Servidio, J., “Ground Support Process Time Refinement for Reusable Launch Vehicle Regeneration Modeling”, Proceedings of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Space 2008 Conference, San Diego CA, AIAA-2008-7647.
*Cole, G., Johnson, A.W., and Miller, J.O., 2007, “Feasibility Study of Variance Reduction in the Logistics Composite Model. Proceedings, Winter Simulation Conference, Washington DC, 9-12 Dec 07.
*Michalski, S. and Johnson, A.W., 2007, “Logistics Personnel Requirements for Ground Support of a Reusable Military Launch Vehicle”, Proceedings of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Space 2007 Symposium, Long Beach CA, AIAA-2007-6273.
Johnson, A., Jacobs, T., *Stiegelmeier, A., *Pope, J., and *M. Martindale, 2006, “Simulating Reusable Military Launch Vehicle Regeneration Activities between Flights,” Proceedings of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Space 2006 Conference, San Jose CA, AIAA-2006-7230.
*Stiegelmeier, A., *J. Pope, A. Johnson, S. Melouk, S. Brady, and S. Griffis, 2006, “Discrete-Event Simulation Modeling for Air Force Reusable Military Launch Vehicle Evaluation,” Proceedings of the April, 2006 Western Decision Sciences Institute Conference, Waikoloa HI, 391-395.
Brigantic, R., Doctor, P., Campbell, J., Johnson, A., and P. Coomber, 2006, “An Assessment of Hickam Air Force Base’s Capability to Support Strategic Airlift Throughput when Operating under an Avian Flu Pandemic,” Proceedings of the April, 2006 Western Decision Sciences Institute Conference, Waikoloa HI, 418-422.
Jacobson, S.H., Sullivan, K.A., and Johnson, A.W., 1997, "Generalized Hill Climbing Algorithms for Discrete Manufacturing Process Design Problems Using Computer Simulation Models," Proceedings of the Conference on Modeling and Simulation (European Simulation Multiconference), 473-478 (Received Best Paper Award of 28 entries in the Industrial Simulation Track).