(July 2018) Postdoctoral Research Associate Dr. Hanumanthrao “Rao” Kannan was awarded with the James E. Long Memorial Post Doctoral Fellowship from International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE). According to the INCOSE Post Doctoral Fellowship page, the award was established in order to “support post-doctoral research that has potential to advance the state of the art in systems thinking or the systems perspective.”
(July 17, 2018) Assistant Professor Dr. Alejandro Salado has been awarded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) for his work on value-maximizing system verification strategies in multi-firm engineering projects. With approximately $3 million in grant money over a three year period, Dr. Salado and his colleague will develop a mathematical framework of incentives that will enable engineering teams to define their own verification strategies while optimizing the value of the overall system.
(June 26, 2018) The Undergraduate Research Poster Session was held at the Inn at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, VA. Students in the winning teams were: First place: Andrew Thomas (Advisor: Dr. Navid Ghaffarzadegan); Second place: Elena Karakazoff, David Mcilvain, Niki Khandelwal, Alex Meholic, Sahil Laheri (Dr. Blake Johnson); Nick Xu and Wenyan Huang (Dr. Nathan Lau); Tyler Entner, Gordon Quach (Dr. James Kong)