Kevin Gue

Professor, Industrial Engineering; LoDI Scientific Director; Duthie Chair of Engineering Logistics


Kevin Gue is Professor of Industrial Engineering at the J.B. Speed School of Engineering at the University of Louisville.  He holds the Mary Lee and George F. Duthie Endowed Chair of Engineering Logistics, and is Scientific Director of the Logistics and Distribution Institute.  Prior to his service at Louisville, Dr. Gue held appointments at Auburn University and the Naval Postgraduate School.  He received his M.S. and Ph.D. from Georgia Tech, and is a 1985 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy.

Teaching Interests

Dr. Gue teaches courses in manufacturing and logistics systems design and operations at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. He was three times voted Professor of the Year in industrial engineering at Auburn University, and received the Louis D. Liskin Faculty Award at the Naval Postgraduate School.

Research Interests

Dr. Gue's research addresses the design and control of logistics systems, including distribution, warehousing, and material handling.  He has published in leading journals of his field and is co-inventor of several innovative warehouse designs which have been implemented in practice. His work on warehouse design has received multiple best paper awards and the Technical Innovation in Industrial Engineering Award in 2009. Dr. Gue's ongoing research addresses order fulfillment for e-commerce and high-density, puzzle-based material handling.