Department of Operational Sciences

Department of Operational Sciences
Department News

View all AFIT news | View ENS Department news

Dr. Jeffery Weir Recognized by Ohio Magazine for Teaching Excellence
Posted: 02/07/2013 by AFIT Public Affairs
Dr. Jeffery D. Weir was recognized in the December 2012 issue of Ohio Magazine as an Ohio Excellence in Education Honoree, being named one of the outstanding teachers at colleges and universities in the state.
MORS Renames Student Award to Honor AFIT Faculty Member
Posted: 08/13/2012 by AFIT Public Affairs
The Military Operations Research Society (MORS) has honored former AFIT faculty member, Dr. Jim Moore, by renaming the Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT) Graduate Research Prize the “Dr. James T. Moore Graduate Research Prize.”
AFIT Faculty Dissertation Received Top National Honor
Posted: 02/13/2012 by AFIT Public Affairs
Major Matthew “JD” Robbins’ doctoral dissertation, “Exploring Pediatric Immunization Markets Using Operations Research and Game Theory,” received the prestigious 2011 Pritsker Doctoral Dissertation Award (First Place) from the Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE) at their annual conference in Reno, Nevada.
Lt Col Friend Recognized by Ohio Magazine for Teaching Excellence
Posted: 02/09/2012 by AFIT Public Affairs
Lt Col Mark A. Friend, Ph.D., was recognized in the December 2011 issue of Ohio Magazine as Ohio an Excellence in Education honoree. Lt Col Friend is an Assistant Professor of Operations Research in the Department of Operational Sciences, Graduate School of Engineering, Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT).
AFIT Faculty and Collaborators Recognized for Best-in-Class Publication
Posted: 02/06/2012 by AFIT Public Affairs
Lt Col Tim Pettit and his collaborators Dr. Keely Croxton and Dr. Joseph Fiksel from The Ohio State University, were recognized by the Journal of Business for their Top Paper of 2010.
A2L2 Lifetime Achievement Winning Streak for AFIT Dept of Operational Sciences
Posted: 02/02/2012 by AFIT Public Affairs
The Air Force Analytic Community’s coveted Analysis/Lessons Learned Lifetime Achievement Award (A2L2 Award) has been awarded to Department of Operational Sciences faculty members for the last three years.
Crocker Outstanding Professor Award – Dr. Raymond Hill
Posted: 02/02/2012 by AFIT Public Affairs
Professor of Operations Research, was awarded the prestigious Gage H. Crocker Outstanding Professor Award
AFIT instructor receives regional teaching award
Posted: 05/31/2011 by AFIT Public Affairs
AFIT Instructor, Lt. Col. Joseph B. Skipper, Ph.D., was recognized by SOCHE during the council's 2011 Annual Award ceremony held April 15 at Antioch College in Yellow Springs, Ohio.
AFIT Professor Receives Air Force Lifetime Achievement Award
Posted: 04/29/2011 by AFIT Public Affairs
Dr. Kenneth W. Bauer, Jr. has received the Air Force Analytic Community’s Analysis/Lessons Learned Lifetime Achievement Award.
Brazilian Officer Completes an AFIT Master’s Degree
Posted: 04/01/2011 by AFIT Public Affairs
Capt. Kesia Gomes, a visiting officer from the Brazilian Air Force, is excited to be only weeks away from completing her master's degree in Logistics and Supply-Chain Management at the Air Force Institute of Technology.
AFIT’s First Supply Chain Management Certificate Graduate
Posted: 12/03/2010 by AFIT Public Affairs
The Air Force Institute of Technology recently honored the first graduate of its new Graduate Certificate program in Supply Chain Management (SCM), Ms. Robbin Miller, chief, Air Force packaging technology and engineering facility.
AFIT Logistics Faculty & Students Attend Global Conference
Posted: 11/01/2010 by AFIT Public Affairs
The Department of Operational Sciences’ Logistics Division faculty members attended the Annual 2010 Global Conference of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals in San Diego, California.
AFIT Faculty Lt Col Skipper Receives Two Research Publication Awards
Posted: 11/01/2010 by AFIT Public Affairs
Lt Col Joseph B. Skipper, Assistant Professor of Logistics and Supply Chain Management, Department of Operational Sciences, Graduate School of Engineering Management, Air Force Institute of Technology, was presented with two separated research awards on 5 Oct 2010.
AFIT Launches New PhD in Logistics
Posted: 10/08/2010 by AFIT Public Affairs
The Department of Operational Sciences launched its new doctoral logistics program this quarter, with an initial diverse cohort of five students.
AFIT Department Head Earns Civilian Meritorious Service Award
Posted: 07/01/2010 by AFIT Public Affairs
On 13 May 2010 Dr. Jeffery K. Cochran was awarded the Civilian Meritorious Service Award by AFIT Commandant Brig. Gen Walter D. Givhan in recognition of his exemplary leadership and professional excellence as Department Head, Department of Operational Sciences, Graduate School of Engineering and Management from 2 July 2007 to 30 December 2009.
AFIT Students Present Terrorism Simulation to Great Lakes Hazards Coalition
Posted: 06/21/2010 by AFIT Public Affairs
The Department of Operational Sciences’ Master of Science in Logistics and Supply Chain Management Class of 2011 presented a simulated terrorism scenario to the Great Lakes Hazards Coalition.
AFIT Logistics Class Students Study Lean Six Sigma in Commercial Setting
Posted: 05/24/2010 by AFIT Public Affairs
Lean Six Sigma cultural transformation was the topic of an AFIT visit to General Electric Aircraft Engines' Customer Education and Training Center (CTEC), in Springdale, OH, on Thursday, 13 May 2010.
AFIT Briefs Research Projects to AFGLSC
Posted: 03/22/2010 by AFIT Public Affairs
Drs. Miller, Pettit, and Chambal from the Department of Operational Sciences traveled to Headquarters, Air Force Global Logistics Support Center (AFGLSC) at Scott AFB on 5 March 2010 to brief Major General Gary T. McCoy and his staff on the research projects being conducted by the Department for that organization.
Deployed AFIT Professor Sends Holiday Greetings Back Home
Posted: 02/01/2010 by AFIT Public Affairs
Currently deployed Assistant Professor of Logistics Management in the Department of Operational Sciences sent videotaped greetings to his family and friends back home during the Christmas holidays.
AFIT Professor Receives Air Force Lifetime Achievement Award
Posted: 12/15/2009 by AFIT Public Affairs
Air Force Institute of Technology Professor, Dr. Richard F. Deckro, received the Air Force Analytic Community’s Analyst Lifetime Achievement Award.
AFIT Logistics Students Attend Annual LOA Conference
Posted: 11/02/2009 by AFIT Public Affairs
Sixteen U.S. Air Force and international students from the Department of Operational Sciences’ Logistics master’s programs joined faculty member Lt Col Tim Pettit and approximately 1300 other professional logisticians in attending the annual Logistics Officers Association (LOA) conference in Las Vegas, NV.
AFIT-developed computer code makes transition to the intelligence community
Posted: 06/03/2009 by AFIT Public Affairs
Capt. Robert Johnson’s (March 08 ENS grad) AutoGad code was used as a part of an analysis software suite developed at the National Air and Space Intelligence Center to support the R&D system, TacSat-3. Successfully launched on May 19, 2009, the Tactical Satellite-3 spacecraft features an onboard processor.
AFIT Study Briefed to Senior Leaders
Posted: 04/03/2009 by AFIT Public Affairs
Maj Andrew “Rip” Lipina, an AFIT IDE student in ENS, gave a briefing to senior leaders on a study that analyzed combat mission readiness (CMR) data. He had conducted the study under the direction of his research advisor, Maj Shay Capehart from ENC.
Department of Operational Sciences announces new graduate certificate programs
Posted: 01/09/2009 by AFIT Public Affairs
The Department of Operational Sciences (AFIT/ENS) is proud to announce two new graduate certificate programs: the Certificate in Logistics and Supply Chain Management, and the Test and Evaluation Certificate Program. These programs are being offered via distance learning and begin Winter Quarter 2009.
Operational Sciences Appoints New Department Head
Posted: 07/09/2007 by AFIT Public Affairs
Dr. Jeffery K. Cochran was recently named Department Head of the Department of Operational Sciences at AFIT's Graduate School of Engineering and Management.
AFIT Faculty Partners with Leading Scholars for New Supply Chain Text
Posted: 11/09/2006 by AFIT Public Affairs
Dr. Jeff Ogden recently coauthored a research-based, managerially relevant, and leading-edge supply chain management textbook that is currently being published by Prentice Hall.
AFIT Well Represented at 74th MORS Symposium
Posted: 11/09/2006 by AFIT Public Affairs
The Military Operations Research Society held their 74th Symposium at the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs from 13–15 June 2006. The Graduate School of Engineering and Management’s Department of Operational Sciences had a strong showing at the conference with 11 students sharing their AFIT research.
AFIT Professor Receives Operations Research Award
Posted: 10/23/2006 by AFIT Public Affairs
Dr. Jeff Kharoufeh, Associate Professor of Operations Research in the Graduate School of Engineering and Management at the Air Force Institute of Technology, has been awarded the Outstanding Young Member Award by the Cincinnati/Dayton Chapter of INFORMS.
Department Home
Faculty & Staff Directory