Dr. Brian J. Lunday, Professor of Operations Research

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PhD Dissertations Advised


  1. Stephen Donnel (2021-2023, projected):  Mosaic Warfare 
  2. Carson Long (2020-2023, projected):  The Temporal Military Route Vulnerability Problem 
  3. Adam Haywood (2018-2021, projected):  Enterprise Resource Allocation for Intruder Detection and Interception 
  4. Michael Hughes (2019-2021, projected): Coordinated, Multiagent Attack Planning for an Anti-access, Area-denial Environment: Frameworks, Models, and Solution Methods 
  5. William Caballero (2016-2019):  Persuasion, Political Warfare, and Deterrence:  Behavioral and Behaviorally Robust Models
  6. Phillip Jenkins (2016-2019):  Strategic Location and Dispatch Management of Assets in a Military Medical Evacuation Enterprise (co-advised with Dr. Matthew J. Robbins)
  7. Aaron Lessin (2015-2018):  Multi-level Multi-objective Programming and Optimization for Integrated Air Defense System Disruption
  8. Robert Hanks: (2014-2017):  Robust Goal Programming and Risk Assessment Using Cardinality-constrained and Strict Robustness via Different Uncertainty Sets (co-advised with Dr. Jeffery D. Weir).


  1. Andrew Keith (2016-2019): Operational Decision Making Under Uncertainty:  Inferential, Sequential, and Adversarial Approaches
  2. Jonathan Turner (2016-2019):  Cocyclic Hadamard Matrices: an Efficient Search Based Algorithm
  3. Alexander Kline (2016-2018): Real-Time Heuristics and Metaheuristics for Static and Dynamic Weapon Target Assignments
  4. Michael Gibb (2015-2017):  On Improved Least Squares Regression and Artificial Neural Network Meta-models for Simulation via Control Variates
  5. Benjamin Kallemyn (2014-2016): Modeling Interdiction Options in Infrastructure Networks
  6. David Smalenberger (2014-2016) On Pecuniary Resiliency, Early Warning, and Market Imitation under Unrestricted Warfare
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