William Hedgepeth’s Details

William Hedgepeth

William Hedgepeth

Program Director and Professor, American Public University

Email: WHedgepeth@APUS.EDU
Website: http://www.apu.apus.edu/academic/faculty-members/bio/1794/william-o-hedgepeth

Biographical Info: EDUCATION
• Ph.D., Old Dominion University in Engineering Management.
• M.E.M., Old Dominion University in Engineering Management.
• B.S., Barton College in Chemistry and Mathematics.

Book by William Oliver Hedgepeth: RFID Metrics: Decision Making Tools for Today’s Supply Chains, CRC Press, 2007.

• Director of Hedgepeth Research Group from 2001 to 2008, conducting research studies in transportation and logistics technology.
• President and CEO of Hedgepeth Transport, 2006 to 2010, a trucking company, running daily flat bed and refrigeration contracts to the US Army Commissary Agency and private business needs.
• GRC International, Inc., Vienna, VA, 1997-2001. Title: Principal Investigator. Developed requirements for $20,000,000 Army contract on logistics data management.
• Office of the Deputy Under Secretary of the Army for Operations Research (DUSA-OR), Department of the Army, The Pentagon, Washington, DC, 1995-1997. Title: Senior Scientist. Oversight of $22,000,000 annual research grant for a Federally Funded Research and Development Center.
• U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC), Deputy Chief of Staff for Simulations and Analysis, Fort Monroe, VA, 1989-1995. Title: Chief, TRADOC Research Office. Oversight for all US Army research grants and coordinator for research grant programs with RAND.
• U.S. Army Combat Support Command, Operations Research Directorate, Fort Lee, VA, 1984-1989. Title: Chief, Artificial Intelligence Center for Logistics [a.k.a. Knowledge Engineering Group (KEG) for Army Logistics]. Developed a series of first ever expert systems to management logistics programs for the US Army. Developed a grant based funding system to support the program.
• Deputy Under Secretary of the Army for Operations Research, Army Models Management Office (AMMO), Fort Leavenworth, KS, 1981-1984. Title: Principal Scientific Advisor for AMIP Data Management. Developed the first data base management system for all DOD data being used for Army models, simulations and wargames.

• Since March 2014, Program Director for Government Contracting and Acquisitions.
• From 2011 to 2014, Program Director of the Reverse Logistics Management Department at AMU/APU
• From 2010 to 2011 was Program Director of the Transportation and Logistics Department at AMU/APU
• From 2001 to 2010, taught face-to-face and online courses as a tenured Associate Professor and Chair (for five years) at UAA.
• From 2001 to 2006, taught graduate project management, engineering economics and logistics courses each summer in Finland and Russia as part of a $1M grant from Department of Labor.