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 »

Happy Winter Break 2016!

Here at the Analytics Lab @ OU we would like to wish you all a happy holiday season, a wonderful winter break, and a feliz año nuevo! Also, we have had some nice developments over the last few days and weeks and I would like to mention these briefly. Congratulations! Congratulations to Param Tripathi for succesfully… Read More »

New pubs in Sustainable and Resilient Infrastructure

The Analytics Lab has two new publications recently accepted in Sustainable and Resilient Infrastructure. Barker, K., J. Lambert, C. Zobel, A. Tapia, J. Ramirez-Marquez, L. McLay, C. Caragea, C. Nicholson. 2016. Defining Resilience Analytics. Accepted for publication in Sustainable and Resilient Infrastructure on September 1, 2016. Zhang, W. and C. Nicholson. 2016. A multi-objective optimization model for retrofit strategies… Read More »

Open Faculty Position: Cyber-Physical-Social Systems

Open Faculty Position in ISE The School of Industrial and Systems Engineering at the University of Oklahoma is recruiting to fill an open tenure-track faculty position to begin in August 2017.  The position should help further our existing core research efforts in Cyber-Physical-Social systems in particular as it relates to the broad field of resilience.  The… Read More »

Big data: what is it?

What is Big Data? Big data is term that you often hear when people talk about data science and analytics. So, the question is, “what is big data?” Doug Laney from Gartner, a leading information technology research company, defined 3 dimensions of “big data”: volume, velocity, and variety. Volume denotes the size and scale of… Read More »