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2016 Systems Institute Symposium

February 12, 2016

Registration closed. Event is free but registration is required.     Please join us for our 2016 symposium, featuring Dr. L. Dale Thomas and his presentation “The Intersection of Needs, Methods, and Trends in Systems Engineering for Aerospace and Defense.” Other presenters: Guru Madhavan, Ph.D., Senior Policy Advisor, National Academy of Sciences Rob Brychta, Ph.D., Staff Scientist, National Institutes […]

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Systems Engineer Innovating Field of Disaster Readiness and Relief

February 12, 2016

Systems Institute researcher and Civil Engineer Judy Mitrani-Reiser is dramatically advancing the field of disaster readiness and relief in community infrastructure through her innovative mathematical approach. Mitrani-Reiser developed a model to asses a structure’s safety in the event of an earthquake, like a real building inspector would, but this risk assessment tool is designed to incorporate how even minor […]

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SI Research Creates Model to Improve Information on Forest Protection

December 14, 2015

In research published for the Environment and Energy Team of the World Bank Group, SI’s Dr. Sauleh Siddiqui and economist Jon Strand propose a model‬ to measure the value of information of environmental and natural resources. The team applies this model to the Amazon rain forest in order to demonstrate the importance of improved information on forest protection with the goal […]

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SI Researchers Present at 2015 INFORMS Conference

December 11, 2015

SI Academic Director Sauleh Siddiqui, along with SI researchers Daniel Robinson, Daniel Huppmann, Jimi Oke, and Wei Jiang presented at the 2015 Annual INFORMS conference in Philadelphia during the first week of November. This conference brings together the leading minds across many fields to present their research to over 5,000 attendees in the form of poster presentations, panel discussions, tutorials, and more. SI presentations […]

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Request for Applications: E²SHI Seed Grants and Fellowships

December 9, 2015

The Johns Hopkins Environment, Energy, Sustainability & Health Institute (E²SHI) invites applications for seed grants and fellowships in academic year 2016-17 to support interdisciplinary research in environment, energy, sustainability, or related health topics. Applications are due February 10, 2016. Seed grants are open to Johns Hopkins researchers in any of the university’s schools, including faculty, […]

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