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Faculty Achievements

Hadi El-Amine selected as runner-up for the prestigious Pritsker Doctoral Dissertation Award

Assistant professor Hadi El-Amine was selected as runner-up for the prestigious Pritsker Doctoral Dissertation Award for 2017 by the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE). The award recognizes his graduate research dissertation in Industrial Engineering.

May 10, 2017


 

John Shortle Receives Funding from U Maryland & FAA

John Shortle of the Systems Engineering & Operations Research Department received $135K from the University of Maryland and the Federal Aviation Administration for his project, “Barrier Analysis of Event Tree Models for Aviation Safety.”

April 24, 2017
 


 

Kathy Laskey, Abbas Zaidi, & Edward Huang Receive Funding from Innovative Decisions & IARPA

Kathy Laskey, Abbas Zaidi, & Edward Huang of the Systems Engineering & Operations Research Department and the Center for C4I & Cyber received $927K from Innovative Decisions, Inc. and IARPA for their project, “Interference Enterprise Multi-Modeling.”

March 28, 2017
 


 

John Shortle Receives Funding from NSF

John Shortle of the Systems Engineering & Operations Research Department received $5K from the National Science Foundation for his project, “Workshop: Towards an Ecosystem of Simulation Models and Data; 5th INFORMS Simulation Society Research Workshop; University of Durham; United Kingdom; July 31 to August 2, 2017.”

March 20, 2017


 

Lance Sherry & John Shortle Receive Funding from MITRE

Lance Sherry & John Shortle of the Center for Air Transportation Systems Research and the Systems Engineering & Operations Research Department received $35K from the MITRE Corporation for their project, “Design of a sUAS Airworthiness Assessment Tool.”

February 28, 2017


 

Kathy Laskey Receives Funding from SETechnology, Ltd.

Kathy Laskey of the C4I & Cyber Center and the Systems Engineering & Operations Research Department received $68K from SETechnology, Ltd. for her project, “Post-doctoral research in smart manufacturing.”

January 23, 2017


 

Andy Loerch Receives Funding from ONR  

Andy Loerch of the Systems Engineering & Operations Research Department received $5K from the Office of Naval Research for his project, “Combinatorial Optimization.”

January 18, 2017


 

Jim Jones & Kathy Laskey Receive Funding from US Navy

Jim Jones of the Electrical & Computer Engineering Department and Kathy Laskey of the Systems Engineering & Operations Research Department received $135K from the U.S. Department of the Navy (NAVSUP) for their project, “Inferring Past Mobile Device Activity from Partial Digital Artifacts.”

September 19, 2016


Mark Pullen & Nick Clark Receive Funding from NATO

Mark Pullen & Nick Clark of the C4I & Cyber Center received $23K from NATO for their project, “C2SIM Sandbox.”

September 19, 2016


Bill Roeting & Mark Pullen Receive Funding from Air Force

Bill Roeting & Mark Pullen of the C4I & Cyber Center received $1.5M from the U.S. Air Force for their project, “Close Air Support Experimentation Campaign - Travel.”

August 8, 2016


Sushil Jajodia, Rajesh Ganesan, & Hemant Purohit Receive Funding from ONR

Sushil Jajodia of the Center for Secure Information Systems, Rajesh Ganesan of the Systems Engineering & Operations Research Department, and Hemant Purohit of the Information Sciences and Technology Department received $1.2M from Office of Naval Research for their project, “Believable Fake Scientific Document Generation by Exploring Data Semantics.”

2016


John Shortle Receives Funding from LMI & NASA; University of Maryland & FAA

John Shortle of the Center for Air Transportation Systems Research and Systems Engineering & Operations Research Department received $49K from the Logistics Management Institute and NASA for his project, “Systems Analysis Benefits Metrics.” Shortle also received $79K from the University of Maryland and the Federal Aviation Administration for his project, “NEXTOR II: DO33: Wake Turbulence Research: Phase 4 - 2nd Year.”

July 05, 2016


Kathy Laskey, Abbas Zaidi, & Edward Huang Receive Funding from Innovative Decisions & IARPA

Kathy Laskey, Abbas Zaidi, & Edward Huang of the C4I & Cyber Center and the Systems Engineering & Operations Research Department received $613K from Innovative Decisions, Inc. and IARPA for their project, “Inference Enterprise Multi-Modeling.”

June 22, 2016


Tod Levitt and Kathy Laskey Receive Funding from Opto-Knowledge Systems Inc. & Missile Defense Agency

Tod Levitt and Kathy Laskey of the C4I & Cyber Center received $38K from Opto-Knowledge Systems, Inc., and the Missile Defense Agency for his project, “Interactive Context-Aware Discrimination (ICAD).”

May 23, 2016


Lance Sherry & John Shortle Receive Funding from MITRE

Lance Sherry and John Shortle of the Center for Air Transportation Systems Research received $58K from the MITRE Corporation for their project, "sUAS Airworthiness Risk Methodology."

May 2, 2016


Ariela Sofer

Systems Engineering and Operations Research department chair, has been selected as an INFORMS (The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences) Fellow for 2016.