University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
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Selected Honors and Publicity

 

Research

  • 2017 Koopman Prize from the INFORMS’ Military Applications Society for the outstanding publication in military operations research in 2016.
  • 2014 Military Operations Research Journal Award for the best paper published in 2013 in the journal Military Operations Research, jointly awarded by the INFORMS' Military Applications Society and the Military Operations Research Society, 2014.
  • Exceptional Scholar---Young Investigator Award, University at Buffalo, 2013.
  • Fellow, the 2011 U.S. Air Force Summer Faculty Fellowship Program (AF SFFP), sponsored by the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR)
  • Fellow, the 2009-2010 Next Generation of Hazards and Disasters Researchers Program, sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF)
  • INFORMS, Decision Analysis Society, Student Paper Award, Honorable Mention, 2006. Link.
  • Intelligen's International Process Design Contest, Second Award, 2006. Link.

 

Teaching and Mentoring

Service

  • 2017 Best Reviewer, Risk Analysis, Society for Risk Analysis
  • 2012 Outstanding Reviewer, Journal of Infrastructure Systems, American Society of Civil Engineers

 

Selected Publicity

 

Selected Honors to My Students during the Period of Advisement:

  • Kristen Alcazaren (undergraduate, working with me since Fall 2012)
    • Undergraduate Research Award, UB's Center for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities (CURCA), April 2013
  • John Balzani (undergraduate, working with me since Fall 2013)
    • Undergraduate Research Award, UB's Center for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities (CURCA), November 2013
  • Matthew Brondum (undergraduate, working with me since Fall 2012)
    • Undergraduate Research Award, UB's Center for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities (CURCA), May 2013; December 2013
    • Senior Scholar, UB's School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, 2014
    • Supported by an NSF REU (Research Experiences for Undergraduates) supplementary award for AY 2013-2014
    • Senior Scholar, UB's School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, 2014
  • Marie Catalano (undergraduate, working with me since Fall 2011)
    • Supported by an NSF REU (Research Experiences for Undergraduates) supplementary award for AY 2012-2013
    • Senior Scholar, UB's School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, 2013
    • Undergraduate Research Award, UB's Center for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities (CURCA), April 2012, October 2012
    • David M. Benenson Memorial Scholarship, 2012
    • James and Nancy McLernon Superior Scholar Award, 2012
    • Frederick H. Thomas Memorial Scholarship Award, 2012
  • Cheung, May (undergraduate, working with me since Spring 2010)
    • Published one article at INFORMS journal Decision Analysis as first author
    • UB's Undergraduate Research and Scholarship Award of Distinction, 2011 Pic 1 with the group; Pic 2 with Dr. Zhuang
    • ISE Federick Thomas Award, 2010
    • Senior Scholar, UB's School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, 2012
    • James and Nancy McLeron Scholarship, 2012
    • Thomas/Karwan Industrial Engineering Undergraduate Scholarship, 2012
  • Coles, John (undergraduate and graduate, working with me since Spring 2009)
    • NSF Graduate Research Fellowship, 2010-2013.
    • Honorable Mention, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences Poster Competition, 2011
    • SUNY Chancellors Award, 2009
    • Senior Scholar, UB's School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, 2009
    • 2011 Student Participation Grant from NSF-CMMI Research and Innovation Conference, November 2010
    • 2011 Student Paper Award, Society for Risk Analysis's Decision Analysis and Risk Specialty Group
    • 2011 Student Paper Award, Society for Risk Analysis's Security and Defense Specialty Group
    • 2011 Graduate School Ambassador Award, University at Buffalo
    • 2012 Student Merit Award, Society for Risk Analysis' Risk and Development Specialty Group
    • 2013-2014 NSF Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grants Link.
    • 2013 Quick Response Grant, Natural Hazards Center (University of Colorado at Boulder)
    • 2013 Geohazards research award from UB's Center for Geohazards Studies
    • 2013 NSF Travel Grant Award to attend the 2013 Industrial Systems Engineering Research Conference
    • 2013 Student Poster Competition Award, First conference on Validating Models of Adversary Behavior, Buffalo/Niagara Falls, New York, June 23-26, 2013
    • 2013 INFORMS Judith Liebman Award
  • Thomas Darlington (undergraduate, working with me since Fall 2012)
    • Undergraduate Research Award, UB's Center for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities (CURCA), May 2013; December 2013
    • Supported by an NSF REU (Research Experiences for Undergraduates) supplementary award for AY 2013-2014
  • Duquesnay, Jodie-Ann (undergraduate, working with me since Fall 2010)
    • Undergraduate Research Award, UB's Center for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities (CURCA), February 2012
  • Guan, Peiqiu (graduate, working with me since Fall 2010)
    • 2012 Graduate Student Fellowship for the 2012 NSF CMMI Engineering Research and Innovation Conference
    • 2012 Graduate School Ambassador Award, University at Buffalo
    • 2013 Student Merit Award, Society for Risk Analysis' Decision Analysis and Risk Specialty Group
    • 2013 Student Merit Award, Society for Risk Analysis' Security and Defense Specialty Group
    • 2014 INFORMS Women in OR/MS (WORMS) Travel Award
  • He, Meilin (graduate, working with me since Fall 2015)
    • 2016 Student Merit Award, Society for Risk Analysis' Economics Benefits Analysis Speciality Group
  • He, Fei (graduate, working with me since Fall 2009)
    • Semifinalist of the 2011 INFORMS Charlotte Interactive Session Competition
    • Best Paper Award Finalist, The 1st IEEE International Conference on Cyber-Physical Systems, Networks, and Applications (CPSNA 2013), August 19-20, 2013.
  • Madejski, Giovanni (undergraduate, working with me since Spring 2012)
    • Undergraduate Research Award, UB's Center for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities (CURCA), October 2012, April 2013
    • Frederick H. Thomas Memorial Scholarship Award, 2013
  • Nevin Mutlu (undergraduate, working with me in Spring 2011)
    • Senior Scholar, UB's School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, 2011
  • Newell, Elizabeth (undergraduate, working with me since Spring 2010)
    • Supported by an NSF REU (Research Experiences for Undergraduates) supplementary award for AY 2012-2013
    • Senior Scholar, UB's School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, 2013
    • Undergraduate Research Award, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Summer 2010
    • Joseph and Adele Augustyn Memorial Book Award, 2011
    • Undergraduate Research Award, UB's Center for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities (CURCA), December 2011, May 2012, October 2012, March 2013
    • Matthew R. Grappone Book Award, 2012
    • Thomas/Karwan Industrial Engineering Undergraduate Scholarship, 2012
  • Shan, Xiaojun (graduate, working with me since Fall 2008)
    • Honorable Mention, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences Poster Competition, 2010
    • Finalist, 2010 Decision Analysis Society Student Paper Award
    • Finalist, 2012 Decision Analysis Society Student Paper Award
    • Semifinalist of the 2011 INFORMS Charlotte Interactive Session Competition
    • Semifinalist of the 2012 INFORMS Interactive Prize Competition
  • Tesmer, Paige (undergraduate, working with me since Fall 2012)
    • Undergraduate Research Award, UB's Center for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities (CURCA), April 2013
    • Supported by an NSF REU (Research Experiences for Undergraduates) supplementary award for AY 2013-2014
  • Zhang, Jing (graduate, working with me since Fall 2012)
    • 2013 Graduate School Ambassador Award, University at Buffalo

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