Dr. Douglas D Hodson
Associate Professor

 

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Douglas D. Hodson, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor of Computer Engineering at the Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT), Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio USA. He received a B.S. in Physics from Wright State University in 1985, and both an M.S. in Electro-Optics in 1987 and an M.B.A. in 1999 from the University of Dayton. He completed his Ph.D. at the AFIT in 2009.  His research interests include computer engineering, software engineering, real-time distributed simulation, and quantum communications.  He is also a DAGSI scholar and a member of Tau Beta Pi.

Education

PhD, Computer Engineering, Air Force Instititute of Technology, 2009

MBA, University of Dayton, 1999

MS, Electro-Optics, University of Dayton, 1987

BS, Physics, Wright State University, 1985

 

Awards

Awards & Honors

2015 - Winner, Harold Brown Award (AETC level). AETC Nominee.

2015 - QKD Research Team Award, in recognition of consistent and superior contributions and service to AFIT Department of Systems and Engineering Management, 13 Mar 2015.

2014 - Winner, AFIT’s 4th Quarter Civilian Category III Award.

2013 - Winner, AFIT’s 3rd Quarter Civilian Category III Award.

2011 - ASC/EN Chester Jones Memorial Finalist.

2010 - ASC/EN Chester Jones Memorial Nominee.

2003 – 2007 - Dayton Area Graduate Studies Institute Scholar

2009 - ASC/XR (SIMAF) 2nd Quarterly Award, Civilian Category III (XR Level)

2006 - Air Force Modeling and Simulation Team Award for Acquisition.

2005 - Aeronautical Systems Center (ASC) SIMAF Predator MQ-9 Simulation Development Team Award Nominee.

2003 - Air Force Modeling and Simulation Team Award for Acquisition.

2003 - ASC/HP “Team of the Quarter,” Certificate of Recognition, “2003 US Air & Trade Show Demonstration Team,” 1 Apr – 30 Jun 2003.

2002 - Aeronautical Systems Center (ASC) Senior Civilian Engineer Nominee, in recognition of engineering excellence.

1999 - “Certificate for Outstanding Academic Achievement,” in MBA program, completed at the University of Dayton.

1998 - Letter of Commendation, Frank O. Tuck, SES, Director of Development Planning for the performance of a number of high-visibility analytical efforts in support of the Air Force mission.

1998 - Received the “Rev. Raymond A. Roesch, S.M., Award of Excellence.” This award recognizes outstanding academic achievement by a graduate of the University of Dayton’s Master of Business Administration program. Only one graduate student, as voted on by the faculty, is selected to receive this award each year.

1999 - Received the “Certificate for Outstanding Academic Achievement” for compiling an excellent record of scholarship and attaining a high grade point average in the University of Dayton’s Master of Business Administration program.

1996 - Letter of Commendation, Larry H. Cooper, Colonel, USAF, F-16 System Program Director. Commended for developing the “System Program Office Tools (SPOT)” software to support the F-16 SPO.  Front page Skywriter article, Wright-Patterson AFB, 2 Jun 1995.

1996 - ASC/EN Internal Award, Jr. Civilian Engineer Finalist.

1995 - ASC/ EN Internal Awards, ASC/XRESM Team Nominee.

1995 - ASC/EN Letter of Commendation, for selection as a finalist for Junior Civilian Engineer of the Year.

1995 - ASC/XR Civilian of the Quarter Award, Jul-Sep 1995.

1995 - ASC/XR Manager of the Year, Falcon Award.

1994 - ASC/XR Engineer of the Year, Falcon Award.

Publications

Book Publications / Chapters (Key: * Denotes Student Author)

  1. J.D. Morris*, M.R. Grimaila, D.D. Hodson, D. Jacques and G. Baumgartner, “A Survey of Quantum Key Distribution (QKD) Technologies,” Emerging Trends in Information System Security, 1st Ed., Elsevier, ISBN 9780124114746, Nov 2013, pp. 141-151.
  2. L.O. Mailloux*, M.R. Grimaila, J. Colombi, D.D. Hodson and G. Baumgartner, “System Security Engineering for Information Systems,” Emerging Trends in Information System Security, 1st Ed., Elsevier, ISBN 9780124114746, Nov 2013, pp. 5-23.
  3. D.M. Rao, D.D. Hodson, M. Stieger, Jr, C.B. Johnson, P. Kidamba and S. Narayanan, “Design & Implementation of Virtual and Constructive Simulations Using OpenEaagles”, Wright State Research Institute 2007.
  4. D.D. Hodson, Object-Oriented Example Problem Solutions for “Modern Systems Analysis & Design – Second Edition,” Copyright 1999 Addison-Wesley, Chapter 12 – Object-Oriented Analysis & Design.
    D.D. Hodson, Object-Oriented Example Problem Solutions for “Modern Database Management – Fifth Edition,” Copyright 1999 Addison-Wesley, Chapter 5 – Object-Oriented Modeling.

Journal Publications (Key: * Denotes Student Author)

  1. J.R. Millar*, D.D. Hodson, G.L. Peterson and D.K. Ahner, “Consistency and Fairness in Real-Time Distributed Virtual Environments: Paradigms and Relationships,” Journal of Simulation, Special issue on Data-driven and Large-scale Distributed Simulation, Sep 2016.
  2. R.D. Engle*, L.O. Mailloux, M.R. Grimaila, D.D. Hodson, C.V. McLaughlin and G.B. Baumgartner, “Implementing the Decoy State Protocol in a Practically-Oriented Quantum Key Distribution System-Level Model,” Journal of Defense Modeling and Simulation (JDMS), Jul 2016.
  3. R.D. Engle*, D.D. Hodson, L.O. Mailloux, M.R. Grimaila, C.V. McLaughlin and G.B. Baumgartner, “A Module-based Simulation Framework to Facilitate the Modelling of Quantum Key Distribution System Post-Processing Functionalities,” Journal of Defense Modeling and Simulation (JDMS), Jun 2016.
  4. J.R. Millar*, D.D. Hodson, G.L. Peterson and D.K. Ahner, “Data Quality Challenges in Distributed Live-Virtual-Constructive Test Environments,” ACM Journal of Data and Information Quality, Vol 7, Issue 1-2, Jun 2016.
  5. L.O. Mailloux, D.D. Hodson, M.R. Grimaila, R.D. Engle, C.V. McLaughlin and G.B. Baumgartner, “Using Modeling and Simulation to Study Photon Number Splitting Attacks,” IEEE Access, 4, pp. 2188-2197, Apr 2016.
  6. L.O. Mailloux, M.R. Grimaila, D.D. Hodson, C.V. McLaughlin and G.B. Baumgartner, “Quantum Key Distribution: Boon or Bust?,” Journal of Cyber Security & Information Systems (CSAIC), Vol 4, No 2, Jun 2016.
  7. L.O. Mailloux, D.D. Hodson, M.R. Grimaila, J.M. Colombi, C.V. McLaughlin and G.B. Baumgartner, “Test and Evaluation of Complex Cybersecurity Systems: A Case Study in Using Modeling and Simulation to Understand, Test and Evaluate the Security of Quantum Key Distribution Systems,” The International Test and Evaluation Association (ITEA) Journal, 36(3), pp. 199-207, Sep 2015.
  8. L.O. Mailloux*, M.R. Grimaila, J.M. Colombi, D.D. Hodson, C.V. McLaughlin and G.B. Baumgartner, “Quantum Key Distribution: Examination of the Decoy State Protocol,” IEEE Communications Magazine, 53(10), pp. 24-31, Oct 2015.
  9. L.O. Mailloux*, R.D. Engle*, M.R. Grimaila, D.D. Hodson, J.M. Colombi and C.V. McLaughlin, “Modeling Decoy State Enabled Quantum Key Distribution Systems,” Journal of Defense Modeling and Simulation: Applications, Methodology, Technology, 12(4), 489-506, Oct 2015.
  10. L.O. Mailloux*, M.R. Grimaila, D.D. Hodson, G.B. Baumgartner and C.V. McLaughlin, “Performance Evaluations of Quantum Key Distribution System Architectures,” IEEE Security and Privacy, pp. 30-40, Jan/Feb 2015.
  11. L.O. Mailloux*, J.D. Morris, M.R. Grimaila, D.D. Hodson, D.R. Jacques, J.M. Colombi, C.V. McLaughlin and J.A. Holes, “A Modeling Framework for Studying Quantum Key Distribution System Implementation Non-Idealities,” IEEE Access, pp. 110-130, Feb 2015.
  12. J.D. Morris*, M.R. Grimaila, D. Hodson, C. McLaughlin and D. Jacques, “Using the Discrete Event System Specification to Model Quantum Key Distribution System Components,” The Journal of Defense Modeling and Simulation: Applications, Methodology, Technology, Oct 17, 2014, pp. 1-24.
  13. C.L. Haase*, R.R. Hill and D.D. Hodson, “Planning for LVC Simulation Experiments,” Applied Mathematics, Vol 5, No 14, pp 2153-2167, Jul 2014.
  14. D.D. Hodson and R.R. Hill, “The Art and Science of Live, Virtual and Constructive Simulation for Test and Analysis,” Journal of Defense Modeling and Simulation, Vol 11, No 2, pp. 77-89, Apr 2014 (Special Issue).
  15. D.D. Hodson, B.L. Esken, A.J. Gutman and R. R. Hill, “Quantifying Radar Measurement Errors in a Live-Virtual-Constructive Environment to Determine System Viability: A Case Study,” Journal of Defense Modeling and Simulation, Vol 11, No 2, pp. 115-124, Apr 2014 (Special Issue).
  16. J.D. Morris*, D.D. Hodson, M.R. Grimaila, D.R. Jacques and G. Baumgartner, “Towards the Modeling and Simulation of Quantum Key Distribution Systems,” International Journal of Emerging Technology and Advanced Engineering (IJETAE), Vol 4, Issue 2, Feb 2014.
  17. L.O. Mailloux*, M.R. Grimaila, D.D. Hodson and J.M. Colombi, "A Practical Assessment of Security Design Patterns," The Information System Security Association (ISSA) Journal, 12(9), pp. 29-35, Sep 2013.
  18. M.R. Grimaila*, J. Morris and D.D. Hodson, “Quantum Key Distribution: A Revolutionary Security Technology,” The Information System Security Association (ISSA) Journal, pp. 20-27, Jun 2012.
  19. C.L. Haase*, R.R. Hill and D.D. Hodson, “Using Statistical Experimental Design to Realize LVC Potential in T&E,” International Test and Evaluation Association (ITEA) Journal, Vol 32, No 3, pp. 288-297, Sep 2011.
  20. D.D. Hodson*, R.O. Baldwin, D.P. Gehl, J.G. Weber and S. Narayanan, “Real-Time Design Patterns in Virtual Simulations”, International Journal of Modeling and Simulation, ACTA Press, Vol. 30, No. 2, pp. 231-242, Jun 2010.
  21. D.D. Hodson* and R.O. Baldwin, “Characterizing, Measuring, and Validating the Temporal Consistency of Live-Virtual-Constructive Environments” Simulation: Transactions of The Society for Modeling and Simulation International, SCS Publications, Vol. 85, No. 10, pp. 671-682, Oct 2009.

 

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