Southwest Airlines Operations Tour

OU NOC Tour I was happy to represent the Analytics Lab recently as a part of a larger team from OU who were invited down to Dallas, TX near Love Field to meet with Southwest Airlines (SWA) to learn more about the airline business and operations.   The attendees from OU included the Vice President… Read More »

ICOSSAR 2017

12th International Conference on Structural Safety & Reliability Several members of the combined CORE lab at OU attended the 12th International Conference on Structural Safety & Reliability (ICOSSAR 2017) at the Technische Universität Wien in Vienna, Austria during the summer. The CORE lab had a combined 5 presentations during the conference! Presentations On Tuesday, August 8, Naiyu… Read More »

Welcome to Fall 2017!

Farewell to Summer I hope everyone had a great summer and are enjoying the beginning of the Fall 2017 classes begin anew.  I’ve been here most of the summer, and wow! it is great to have the students back — the peace and quiet are nice for a while, but the campus really comes alive… Read More »

Congratulations to three new Masters!

Congratulations Alexandra, Emily, and Megan — new Masters of Science! Alexandra Amidon (left), Emily Grimes (center), and Megan Snelling (right) have all successfully defended their Master’s theses this Spring 2017 are the three newest Masters from the Analytics Lab @ OU. Alexandra and Emily completed their Masters of Science in Data Science and Analytics from… Read More »

Public Webinar Announcement: Center for Risk-Based Community Resilience Planning

Public Webinar Announcement — Community Resilience: Modeling, Field Studies and Implementation Learn more about NIST-funded Center for Risk-Based Community Resilience Planning and how the Center is developing a computational environment to help define the attributes that make communities resilient. WEBINAR: Thursday, April 27, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (CDT) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eyjzCDxcdSA&feature=youtu.be   The webinar is open to anyone… Read More »

Postdoctoral Research Fellow Position in Community Resilience

Prof. Charles Nicholson is currently accepting applications for a postdoctoral research fellow position in Community Resilience within the School of Industrial and Systems Engineering at the University of Oklahoma. The primary area of research is with respect to the following broad objective: Enhance community resilience to natural and man-made disasters through modeling, optimization, and risk-informed… Read More »

Total Chaos: Soccer, ISE, and Old People

Total Chaos In Fall 2017  I decided that it was time to start working on my bucket-list, item #117: play an actual game of soccer.   There are other items on my bucket-list too, but I figured I better try this one soon since I am not getting any younger.  This is the impetus for… Read More »

Two new resilience publications 2017!

Two new resilience publications! Well, here at the Analytics Lab @ OU  2017 started off nicely with two new articles published in the area of community resilience. We are also very excited about finally being able to share the virtual community we created named “Centerville” as a part of the Center for Risk-Based Community Resilience… Read More »

Centerville Virtual Community Testbed

Centerville Special Edition in Sustainable and Resilient Infrastructure Enhancing community resilience in the future will require new interdisciplinary systems-based approaches that depend on many disciplines, including engineering, social and economic, and information sciences. The National Institute of Standards and Technology awarded the Center for Risk-Based Community Resilience Planning to Colorado State University and nine other… Read More »