STAT in T&E Center of Excellence

STAT in T&E Center of Excellence
AFIT Leadership: Dr. Darryl K Ahner
CONTACT INFORMATION
Name: Dr. Darryl K Ahner
Title: OSD STAT in T&E Center of Excellence
Commercial Phone: 937-255-3636 (4708)
DSN Phone: 785-3636 (4708)
EDUCATION

Doctor of Philosophy, Systems Engineering, Boston University, Boston, MA, 2005.

Master of Science, Applied Mathematics, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, 1999

Master of Science, Operations Research and Statistics, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, 1999.

Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering (Aerospace), United States Military Academy, West Point, NY, 1990.

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Optimization of Stochastic Models

Dynamic Programming &ndash sequential decision making under uncertainty

Military Operations Research Applications

Mathematical Modeling of Complex Systems

EXPERTISE
  • COMPUTATIONAL MATHEMATICS AND OPTIMIZATION
  • STOCHASTIC PROCESSES
  • DYNAMIC PROGRAMMING
  • INTEGER PROGRAMMING
  • MATHEMATICAL PROGRAMMING AND OPTIMIZATION
  • SIMULATION MODELING AND ANALYSIS
PUBLICATIONS & RESEARCH PAPERS

Ahner, D., 2007, &ldquo Real-Time Planning and Control of Army UAVs under Uncertainty,&rdquo AIAA Journal of Aerospace Computing, Information, and Communication, 798-815, Vol. 4,May 2007.

Ahner D. 2009, &ldquo A Normalized Weighted Entropy Measure for Sensor Allocation Within Simulations,&rdquo In Proceedings of the 2009 Winter Simulation Conference, eds. M. D. Rossetti, R. R. Hill, B. Johansson, A. Dunkin and R. G. Ingalls. Piscataway, New Jersey: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.

Ahner D., Castanon D. 2008, &ldquo Team Task Allocation and Routing in Risky Environments Under Human Guidance,&rdquo Proceedings of 47th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control.

Ahner D., et al., 2008, &ldquo Incorporating Information Networks into Military Simulations,&rdquo In Proceedings of the 2008 Winter Simulation Conference, eds. S. J. Mason, R. R. Hill, L. Mö nch, O. Rose, T. Jefferson, J. W. Fowler, 133-144.Piscataway, New Jersey: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.

Ahner D., Buss A., 2007, &ldquo Scheduling of Army UAVs Accounting for the Uncertainty of Attrition,&rdquo Proceedings of American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics INFOTECH @ Aerospace.

Ahner D., Buss A., Ruck J., &ldquo Using A Low-Resolution Entity Model for Shaping Initial Conditions for High-Resolution Combat Models,&rdquo In Proceedings of the 2007 Winter Simulation Conference, eds. S. J. Mason, R. R. Hill, L. Mö nch, O. Rose, T. Jefferson, J. W. Fowler, 1344-1352. Piscataway, New Jersey: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.

Ahner D., Phillips D., Kang W., Mansager B., 2007, &ldquo A Dynamical System Model of Information Flow in the Battlespace,&rdquo IEEE Proceedings on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, 685-690.Piscataway, New Jersey: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.

Ahner, D., 2007, &ldquo Scheduling of Army UAVs Accounting for the Uncertainty of Attrition,&rdquo Proceedings of American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics INFOTECH @ Aerospace.

Ahner, D., A. Buss, and J. Ruck. 2006. &ldquo Assignment Scheduling Capability for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles,&rdquo In Proceedings of the 2006 Winter Simulation Conference, eds. L. R. Perrone, F. P. Wieland, J. Liu, B. G. Lawson, D. M. Nicol, and R. M. Fujimoto, 1349-1356. Piscataway, New Jersey: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.

Ahner D., Buss A. 2006, &ldquo Dynamic Allocation of Fires and Sensors (DAFS): A Low Resolution Simulation for Rapid Modeling,&rdquo , In Proceedings of the 2006 Winter Simulation Conference, eds. L. R. Perrone, F. P. Wieland, J. Liu, B. G. Lawson, D. M. Nicol, and R. M. Fujimoto, 1357-1364. Piscataway, New Jersey: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.

Ahner D., Jackson L., Phillips D. 2005, &ldquo DAFS: A Low Resolution Modeling Approach: Architecture and Implementation,&rdquo Proceedings of the 10th Annual International Conference on Industrial Engineering Theory, Applications & Practice.

Ahner D., 2005, &ldquo Real-Time Planning and Control of Army UAVs under Uncertainty,&rdquo Proceedings of American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics INFOTECH @ Aerospace.

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