Research CORE COMPETENCIES Experience with large complex systems analysis and redesign. Experience with large scale data manipulation with multiple data sources. Ability to solve complex problems. Work well in undefined conditions. Ability to interact with all levels of an organization. PEOPLE FACULTY TITLE AFFILIATION(S) Dr. David Berkowitz Associate Dean, Professor College of Business Administration, MKT Dr. Laird Burns Assisstant Professor College of Business Administration, MSC Dr. Gillian Nicholls Assistant Professor College of Engineering, ISEEM Dr. Ravi Patnayakuni Associate Professor College of Business Administration, IS Dr. Jim Simpson Distinguished Prof. Emeritus College of Business Administration, MKT Dr. Fan Tseng Professor College of Business Administration, MSC RESEARCH TITLE AFFILIATION(S) Mr. Michael Altman Research Scientist College of Business Administration Dr. Wes Colley Senior Research Scientist, Adjunct Assistant Professor Center for Modeling, Simulation, & Analysis College of Business Administration Mr. Nelson Martin Senior Reseach Scientist Center for Management & Economic Reearch Mr. Chris Sautter Director Reliability & Failure Analysis Laboratory RESEARCH ASSISTANTS Ms. Lorianne Allen Graduate Research Assistant College of Business Administration Mrs. Jennifer Buckner Graduate Research Assistant College of Business Administration Mr. Robert Douglas Student Specialist College of Business Administration Mrs. Meagan Lancaster Student Specialist College of Business Administration Mr. Obed Motogbe Student Specialist College of Business Administration Mr. Steven Myers Student Specialist College of Business Administration Mr. Erik Uribe Graduate Research Assistant College of Business Administration CURRENT PROJECTS E-SCALE ENTERPRISE SUPPLY CHAIN ANALYSIS AND LOGISTICS ENGINE SUMMARY E-SCALE is a new end-to-end supply chain metrics suite currently under development for the Army Materiel Command (AMC) that can integrate disparate data systems into a single Supply Chain Performance Visualization Tool (Dashboard) for analysis and reporting. The goal is to provide information to all levels of AMC supply chain management, from senior leadership to item managers, enabling all to more effectively manage the Army’s supply chain. BENEFITS Measures and evaluates effectiveness of the enterprise supply chain Communicates expected standards of performance Directs attention to areas requiring management intervention Identifies root causes of existing or potential poor performance Provides leading indicators of potential poor performance Enables more effective management of total ownership cost Standardizes analysis and reporting across AMC commands SPACE INDUSTRY MARKET RESEARCH SUMMARY In conjunction with the Center for System Studies, the IELab is conducting an intensive market research study into the future of the space industry. The purpose of this study will be to understand the key performance metrics and market conditions that would allow the sponsor to achieve significant growth in the space market, and plan proactive strategies for the sponsor’s space business that will realize maximum value in these conditions.