Dr. James Curry
Department Chair and Associate Professor
Anita Riddle Excellence in Engineering Teaching Fellowship
Director of Online Programs and Outreach for the College of Engineering

Dr. James Curry

Selected Publications

  1. McSweeney, K., Curry, J., Curtis, R., Wari, E., Zhu, W., Craig, B., Hussain, M.M., Haces-Garcia, A., Idahosa, O.P., Zeni, E. and Seshasaikrishna, G. (2023). Development of a Comprehensive Multi-Component Toolkit for Offshore Safety Culture Assessment. Process Safety and Environmental Protection.Process Safety and Environmental Protection, Volume 175, July 2023, Pages 78-87.
  2. Robert Kelley Bradley, James Curry, Victor Zaloom, Brian Craig, Alberto Marquez, Xinyu Liu, Berna Tokgoz, Yueqing Li, Maryam Hamidi, Gary Yentzen, Acyut Kaneria, Weihang Zhu, Results of the First 6 Years of a 2 + 2 Online B.S. Industrial Engineering Degree Pathway, ASEE Annual Conference 2021
  3. Ning Lou, Ezra Wari, James Curry, Kevin McSweeney, Rick Curtis, Brian Craig, Muhammad Hussain, Weihang Zhu, Identifying Safety Culture Factors for Offshore Industry, 26th SNAME Symposium, Houston, TX, Apr 6-7, 2021
  4. Schulte, C., Curry, J., Zaloom, V., Zhu, W., Lou, H., Marquez, A. (2010). Scheduling Hazardous Waste Incinerators Using a Simulated Annealing Linear Programming Heuristic, Environmental Engineering Science. 27(7): 569-575. (Peer Reviewed Journal with Impact Factor of .893) 
  5. Zhu, W., Curry, J., and Marquez, A. (2008). SIMD Tabu search for the Quadratic Assignment Problem with graphics hardware acceleration. International Journal of Production Research International Journal of Production Research, Volume 48, Issue 4, 1035 - 1047. (Peer Reviewed Journal with Impact Factor of 1.03)
  6. Curry, J. and Peters, B. A. (2005). Rescheduling parallel machines with stepwise increasing tardiness and machine assignment stability objectives. International Journal of Production Research, 43 (15), 3231-3246. (Peer Reviewed Journal with Impact Factor of 1.03)
  7. Zhu, W., Yoo, J., Curry, J. C., Craig, B., Chu, H., Zhou, J. (2019), Impact of Awarding Scholarships to Current Students Paper presented at 2019 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition , Tampa, Florida.
  8. James Curry, Weihang Zhu, Brian Craig, Lonnie Turpin Jr., Majed Al-Bokhari, Pavan Mhasavekar, Using a Natural Language Generation Approach to Documenting Simulation Results, Winter Simulation Conference, December 2013, Washinton DC, USA. (Peer Reviewed)
  9. Kevin McSweeney, Brian Craig, James Curry, Weihang Zhu, Are Mariner Near Misses Influencing Design?, Journal of Transportation Research Board, 2013. (Peer Reviewed)
  10. Weihang Zhu, James Curry, Anjali Mishra and Victor Zaloom (2009). A study of Ant Colony-Based Parallel Machine Scheduling with Graphics Hardware Acceleration, Proceedings of the ASME 2009 International Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference, October 4-7, 2009, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA. (Peer Reviewed)
  11. Weihang Zhu and James Curry (2009). Parallel Ant Colony for Nonlinear Function Optimization with Graphics Hardware Acceleration, Proceedings of IEEE System, Man and Cybernetics Conference, Oct 11~14, 2009, San Antonio, TX, USA. (Peer Reviewed)
  12. Weihang Zhu and James Curry (2009). Particle Swarm with Graphics Hardware Acceleration and Local Pattern Search on Bound Constrained Problems, IEEE Swarm Intelligence Symposium. (Peer Reviewed)
  13. Weihang Zhu and James Curry (2009). Multi-walk Parallel Pattern Search on a GPU Computing Platform, International Conference of Computational Science, Baton Rouge, LA, USA, 2009. (Peer Reviewed)
  14. Weihang Zhu, James Curry, A. Marquez, GPU-accelerated SIMT Tabu Search for the Quadratic Assignment Problem, Transactions of SME/NAMRC 2009. (Peer Reviewed)
  15. Smith, J.S., Peters, B.A, Curry, J. and Gupta, D., Prototype software model for designing intruder detection systems with simulation, Proceedings of SPIE ’98, Orlando, FL, April, 1998. (Peer Reviewed)
  16. Peters, B.A., Smith, J.S., Curry, J., LaJimodiere, C. and Drake, G.R. (1996), Simulation based scheduling and control, Proceedings of the 1996 Winter Simulation Conference, San Diego, CA. (Peer Reviewed)
  17. Craig, B., Curry, J., Zhu, W., McSweeney, K., and Papillon, R., Reporting Practices for Near Miss Reporting Systems, Proceedings of the 2014 Offshore Technology Conference, Houston, Texas, May 2014.
  18. Dr. James Curry, Dr. Brian Craig P.E., and Dr. Weihang Zhu (2016). An Online 2+2 Bachelor's Degree Program Track in Industrial Engineering at Lamar University. ASEE 123rd Annual Conference and Exposition, New Orleans, June 26-29.
  19. Dr. Nicholas Brake and Dr. James C. Curry (2016). The Impact of One-Credit Introductory Engineering Courses on Engineering Self-Efficacy: Seminar v. Project-Based. ASEE 123rd Annual Conference and Exposition, New Orleans, June 26-29.