Tag Archives: research

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 »

A New Research Lab!

The Analytics Lab at OU has joined forces with Naiyu Wang and Amy Cerato (Civil Engineering and Environmental Science) to create a new joint research lab, the Community Resilience CORE Research Lab.  The new lab space will house up to 8 PhD students and Post-Docs (6 spots already filled!)   The lab space is on the 4th… Read More »

Probabilistic Mechanics & Reliability Conference 2016

Two abstracts have been accepted for presentation at the 2016 Probabilistic Mechanics & Reliability Conference to be held at Vanderbilt University May 22-25, 2016 in Nashville. This work is a collaborative effort of Weili Zhang, Naiyu Wang, and Charles Nicholson. Resilience-Based Risk Mitigation and Recovery for Highway Transportation Networks The resilience of robust, large-scale, interdependent civil… Read More »

Journal submissions!

This week at the analytics lab have made some great progress with respect to research productivity.  We have one major revision re-submitted to an excellent journal.  As well as a major collaborative article written to define a new sub-field of study within the area of resilience. Objective Scaling Ensemble Approach for Integer Linear Programming Dr. Nicholson… Read More »

INFORMS Annual Meeting 2015

Operations research and analytics conference Prof. Charles Nicholson and Weili Zhang will be attending the 2015 INFORMS Annual Meeting in Philadelphia November 1-4 . This conference is one of the top opportunities to connect with leading researchers and practitioners in the field of operations research (OR), management sciences (MS), and analytics. Approximately 5,000 attendees comprised… Read More »

Recruiting grad student for data science project

Recruiting for research! The Analytics Lab is currently recruiting a MS or PhD student to work on 2 year sponsored research from Nerd Kingdom collaboratively with SMU Guildhall.  The project is a data intensive, data science project that requires significant analytical skills and creative thinking.  Nerd Kingdom is a video game technology and research group that is interested… Read More »

Flow-Based Vulnerability Measures for Network Component Importance: Experimentation with Preparedness Planning

A new resilience paper “Flow-Based Vulnerability Measures for Network Component Importance: Experimentation with Preparedness Planning” authored by Charles Nicholson, Kash Barker, and Jose Ramirez-Marquez and has been accepted for publication in Reliability Engineering & System Safety.   This work develops and compares several flow-based vulnerability me asures to prioritize important network edges for the implementation… Read More »

NSF funded project, “Resilience Analytics: A Data-Driven Approach for Enhanced Interdependent Network Resilience”

Infrastructure must outsmart disruptions to continue delivery of essential goods and services. To this end, NSF-funded 12 CRISP projects in FY 2015 including $2.2 million to support Resilience Analytics: A Data-Driven Approach for Enhanced Interdependent Network Resilience. Kash Barker of the University of Oklahoma (OU) will lead the project, in partnership with Charles Nicholson of OU, James… Read More »