C4I and Cyber Center Faculty and Affiliates


Dr. J. Mark Pullen
Distributed Systems for Command and Control, Collaboration, Education and
Training; and Networked Multimedia Technologies to support these systems

Associate Director:

Dr. Kathryn Blackmond Laskey
Bayesian Inference and Decision Theory; Multi-Source Fusion, Uncertainty
in Artificial Intelligence; Situation Assessment

Director Emeritus:

Dr. Harry L. Van Trees
Detection and Estimation Theory, Array Signal Processing, Bayesian Bounds

Executive Advisor:

Dr. Linton Wells, II
Cybersecurity; C4 and open-source ISR in civil-military environments and
improving those environments; smart cities; critical infrastructure protection;
convergence across biotech-robotics-information-nanotech-energy (BRINE);
security implications of the societal impacts of AI and automation

GMU Faculty:

Dr. Jan Allbeck
Computer Graphics and Animation, Crowd Simulation, Artificial Intelligence,
Psychology, Game Design

Dr. Leonard Adelman
Judgement, Decision, and Collaborative Processes, Decision Support Systems,
Cognitive Engineering, and System Evaluation

Dr. Kuo-Chu Chang
Multisensor Data Fusion, Multitarget Tracking, Situation Assessment,
Bayesian Networks, Artificial Neural Networks

Dr. Jim Chen
Computer Graphics, Visualization, and Virtual Reality

Dr. Thomas M. Clemons
Space and missile defense systems engineering and their operational use,
the use of Autonomous Systems on the battlefield and
cyber and electronic warfare integration

Dr. Kenneth W. Comer
Agent based modelling and asymmetric warfare

Dr. Paulo Costa
Research Director, International C2 Activities, C4I Center,
Probablistic Ontologies, Bayesian Inference, Multi-Sensor Data Fusion,
Situation Assessment, Uncertainty Reasoning in the Semantic Web

Dr. Kevin M. Curtin
Geographic Information Science; Facilities Location Science; Transportation,
Logistics, and Network GIS; Urban and Environmental Resource Allocation;
Area Specialization-Colombia

Dr. Michael Hieb
Coordinator, International C2 Activities, C4I Center
Command & Control/Simulation Interoperation; Battle Management Language

Dr. Kenneth J. Hintz
Sensor Management and Scheduling, Image Processing, Statistical and
Syntactic Pattern Recognition

Dr. Karla M. Hoffman
Combinatorial Optimization, Auction Theory and Design, Global Optimization,
Mathematical Modeling, Analysis of Algorithms, Software Testing

Dr. Tod Levitt
Multi-source information fusion, Decision support system design,
Computer vision and image understanding

Dr. Andrew Loerch
Military Operations Research, Multi-Year Capital Budgeting

Dr. Walter Powell
Information Technology, Geospatial Tools

Mr. William Roeting
Prototyping of systems interoperability solutions
Director, Rapid Prototyping, Fielding & Experimentation

Dr. Sanjeev K. Setia
Wireless Sensor Networks, Security of Sensor Networks and MANETs,
Desktop Grids and Utility Computing, Computer Systems Performance Evaluation

Dr. Gordon Schacher
Military experiment planning, execution, and reporting.
Knowledge structures and databases. Experimentation metrics

Dr. Robert Simon
Networks, Wireless Systems, Distributed Computing and Modeling
and Performance Analysis

Dr. Charles Snow
Pervasive Computing, applications of ICT to teaching in the developing world,
and operating systems

Dr. Girum Urgessa
Structural Dynamics (emphasis on blast/impact), Composite Materials
(emphasis on structural retrofits), Stability (emphasis on temporary structures)

Dr. Elizabeth White
Software Architecture, Formal Methods for Software Verification, Distributed
Computing, Middleware, and Heterogeneous Systems and Dynamic Reconfiguration

Dr. Duminda Wijesekera
Security, Multimedia, Networks, Control and Signalling (Telecom, Railway
and SCADA, Defensive Missiles), Web and Logic in Computer Science

GMU Affiliate Faculty:

Dr. Mohammad Ababneh
Interactive Voice Response for Generating Dynamic Dialogs Using
Semantic Web Technologies

Dr. Alexandre de Barros Baretto
Cyber Warfare

Dr. Walter Christman
Global knowledge networking, global resilience, and
innovative strategic partnerships through information technology

Dr. Per Gustavsson
Command & Control/Simulation Interoperation; Battle Management Language;
and Decision Support Systems

Dr. Stanley Levine
Interoperability, Integration, System-of-Systems, Battle Management Language,
and Process Improvement

Dr. Itamara Lochard
Director of Cyber Policy Studies–
Information Operations, Cyber Security Policy, NATO and UN Operations,
Strategic Communications, Irregular or Hybrid War, Non-state Groups,
Crisis Management; Regional expertise: Africa, Baltic, Balkan, MENA, and
Latin America

Dr. Henrique Marques
Planning and Coordination in Command and Control

Dr. Daniel Maxwell
Military operations research, simulation, military transformation, C4ISR analyses,
command and control, and decision-making

Dr. Insub Shin
Director of Cybersecurity Architecture Research–
resilient architecture for cyber physical system; command & control of cyber war;
multidisciplinary approach for safe cyberspace;
international collaboration

Dr. Charles Twardy
Causal modeling with Bayesian networks, Bayesian credibility models for sensors
and human sources, information theoretic sensor selection methods, hierarchical
fusion models for image recognition, and embedding game theory in Bayesian

Dr. Bernard Zeigler
Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Arizona, Tucson and Director of the Arizona Center for Integrative Modeling and Simulation and he is currently heading a project for the Joint Interoperability Test Command (JITC)

GMU Professional Staff:

Mr. Nicholas Clark
Information Security and Assurance, Computer Networking, and
Systems Administration and Management

Mr. Douglas Corner
Principal author of the Scripted BML Web Services project;
performance testing of the BTRA geospatial engines for TEC

Ms. Sherry Crissman
ISR/C2 Systems Integration Education and Operational Program Management

Ms. Priscilla McAndrews
Manager for Networking and Simulation Laboratory, C4I&C Center Webmaster
Synchronous On-line Distance Education

Mr. Robert Schulz
Field Experimentation, Operations, and Technical Program Management

Dr. Samuel Singapogu
Computer Science; C2SIM

GMU Research Fellows:

Mr. Brian Steckler
Hastily Formed Networks (HFNs) focusing on austere environments,
humanitarian assistance/disaster relief (HA/DR), cyber security,
wired and wireless computer networking, Information and
Communication Technology (ICT)

C4I & Cyber Center Research Assistants:

Mr. Sean Anthony
BS candidate – Computer Science

C4I & Cyber Center Administrative Staff:

Ms. Jacqueline Kang
Administrative Manager

Ms. Debra Schenaker
Administrative Assistant