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Title Specialty Area(s) Research Interests
Kagan Tumer


Learning, optimization and control in large complex systems; learning and coordination in multiagent systems; distributed reinforcement learning; evolutionary algorithms for control and optimization
Irem Tumer Irem Y. Tumer


Risk-based and model-based design; system analysis and optimization; uncertainty modeling during design as applied to complex engineering system
Hector Vergara Hector Vergara

Information Systems Engineering
Manufacturing Systems Engineering

Methods and tools of operations research applied to problems in transportation, logistics and distribution, supply chain design and optimization, facility location, and network design; data collection and decision support systems
Donghua Xu Donghua Xu


Multi-scale modeling (including code and algorithm development) of irradiation damage and experimental validation; fabrication, devitrification and properties of metallic glasses
Xinhui Zhu

Human Factors / Ergonomics

Occupational safety, usability of products and environments across diverse user populations, and development of new assessment tools for data collection in ergonomics studies