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Jeffrey W. Herrmann


Objective: My research seeks to understand, model, and improve decision making.

This page is divided into the following sections:

  1. Research Collaborations and Students
  2. Research Areas and Projects
  3. About My Research
Publications: My publications include books, chapters, journal articles, conference papers, and technical reports. Many of these publications are available on-line.

Research Collaborations and Students

It is my pleasure to be advising the following students: Greg Lancaster, Pranay Kanagat, Foad Karimian, Kunal Mehta, Ruchir Patel, Christa Rogers Pettie, Eliot Rudnick-Cohen, and Meng Xu; and I am currently collaborating with Shapour Azarm, Mohammad Fazelpour, and Erica Gralla.

Some recent theses and dissertations by my students:

Over the years my students, former students, their families, and I have had various opportunities to gather for fun and food. Please see the photo album for photos of these events.

Research Areas and Projects

The following web sites provide information about the research projects and efforts that we have completed and those that are underway:

About My Research

Research Lab: I am the director of the Simulation-Based System Design Laboratory. The lab has many faculty, students, and projects on a wide variety of topics related to simulation and system design. (This lab was formerly known as the Computer Integrated Manufacturing Lab.)

A video about my research.

A video of my ISR Colloquium (Fall, 2010) on Improving Planning for Public Health Emergencies.

A news story about my presentation to an Institute on Medicine committee.

A news story about our NSF grant for problem decomposition in facility design.

A news story about my promotion in 2015.

A news story about the Designing Innovations innovation and research stream for the University of Maryland's First-Year Innovation & Research Experience (FIRE) program.

See also my Google Scholar page.

Last updated on February 15, 2018.