Dr. Barry C. Ezell

Deputy Executive Director

757 638 4439 | bezell@odu.edu

SHORT BIOGRAPHY

Dr. Barry Ezell leads the Computational Modeling, Analysis and Simulation Enterprise for the Virginia Modeling, Analysis, and Simulation Center at Old Dominion University, and consults part-time on projects in critical infrastructure and terrorism risk. Barry offers senior leaders highly specialized expertise in strategy development, multi-objective portfolio decision analysis, simulation, risk management, and data analytics. Barry has led projects for multiple governmental agencies, to include National Bio-surveillance Integration Center, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, National Institute of Standards & Technology, Sandia National Labs, National Nuclear Security Administration, and portfolio resource allocation for the Virginia Homeland Security, Emergency Management, and Mitigation Grant Programs. Barry is a certified subject matter risk expert for the Risk Assistance Network + Exchange, RANE Corporation and certified Open FAIR™ Foundation.

Extensive military service with the U.S. Army, serving as Commanding Officer, Staff Officer, Soldier, and an Operations Research Systems Analyst, with tours and deployments in South Korea, Desert Shield (Saudi Arabia), Desert Storm (Iraq), and the Republic of Georgia.

Highly acclaimed scientific and research professional with solid history of success performing extensive research and analysis for Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security, and Commonwealth of Virginia.

EDUCATION

Ph.D. in Engineering Management, 2005
Old Dominion University (ODU), Norfolk, VA

M.S. in Systems Engineering, 1998
University of Virginia (UVA), Charlottesville, VA

B.S. in Mechanical Engineering Technology, 1988
University of Mississippi (UMS), Oxford, MS

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

VMASC, Chief Scientist, Research Associate Professor, and Deputy Executive Director
1030 University Boulevard; Suffolk, VA
2010 - Present

Idaho National Laboratory, Part-Time Senior Critical Infrastructure Analyst
2019 - Present

VMASC, Research Assistant Professor
1030 University Boulevard; Suffolk, VA
2008 - 2010

Innovative Decisions, Inc., Part-Time Consultant
Vienna, VA
2007 - 2019

U.S. Army Training & Doctrine Command, Deputy Director of Army School System and Deputy Chief of Studies & Analysis
Fort Monroe, VA
2003 - 2005 & 2005 - 2008

U.S. Military Academy, Assistant Professor in Systems Engineering and Deputy Director of Operations Research Center for Excellence
West Point, NY
1998 - 2001 & 2000 - 2001

U.S. Army, Commanding Officer, Staff Officer, Combat Veteran and Solider
1984 - 2008

LOCAL CAPABILITY ASSESSMENT OF READINESS (LCAR) COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA – PI
2020 - Present

RISK AND DECISION ANALYTIC SUPPORT TO THE COMMONWEALTH VIRGINIA STATE HOMELAND SECURITY GRANT PROGRAM – PI
2009 - Present

HAMPTON ROADS, VA UASI THIRA UPDATE - PI
2017 - Present

SIGNIFICANT PUBLICATIONS

Ezell, B. and Lawsure, K. (2019) . Homeland Security and Emergency Management Grant Allocation. Journal of Leadership Accountability and Ethics, Vol 16, No.4.

Young, J. and Ezell, B. (2019). Validation of Risk in Hierarchical Models. Proceedings of the 2019 Winter Simulation Conference: Simulation for Risk Management, Gaylord National Resort & Conference Center, National Harbor, MD.

Hester, P.T., Ezell, B., Collins, A., Horst, J., and Lawsure, K. (2017). Toward a method for key performance indicator assessment and improvement in manufacturing organizations. International Journal of Operations Research, 14(4), 157-167. www.orstw.org.tw/ijor/vol14no4/IJOR2017_vol14_no4_p157_p167.pdf

Ezell, B., Robinson, R., Foytik, P, Jordan, C., Flanagan, D. (2013). Cyber risk to transportation, industrial control systems, and traffic signal controllers. Environmental Systems and Decisions, DOI: 10.1007/s10669-013-9481-2. pp. 508-515

Barry Ezell, Detlof von Winterfeldt, Steven Bennett, John Sokolowski, and Andrew J. Collins, (2010). Probabilistic Risk Analysis and Terrorism Risk, Risk Analysis, Vol. 30. No.1 2010.

Barry C. Ezell (2007). Critical Infrastructure Vulnerability Assessment Model (I-VAM), Risk Analysis, Vol. 27, No. 3., 2007.

Barry C. Ezell, Yacov Y. Haimes, and James H. Lambert (2001). Risks of Cyber Attack to Water Utility Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition Systems, Military Operations Research, Vol. 6, No. 2. 2001.

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Dr. Barry C. Ezell

Deputy Executive Director

757 638 4439 | bezell@odu.edu

Ezell

RESEARCH FIELD OF EXPERTISE & RESEARCH INTERESTS


Decision Analysis, Risk Analysis, Simulation, Critical Infrastructure Dependency Analysis, Resource Allocation, and Strategic Plan Development

SHORT BIOGRAPHY

Dr. Barry Ezell leads the Computational Modeling, Analysis and Simulation Enterprise for the Virginia Modeling, Analysis, and Simulation Center at Old Dominion University, and consults part-time on projects in critical infrastructure and terrorism risk. Barry offers senior leaders highly specialized expertise in strategy development, multi-objective portfolio decision analysis, simulation, risk management, and data analytics. Barry has led projects for multiple governmental agencies, to include National Bio-surveillance Integration Center, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, National Institute of Standards & Technology, Sandia National Labs, National Nuclear Security Administration, and portfolio resource allocation for the Virginia Homeland Security, Emergency Management, and Mitigation Grant Programs. Barry is a certified subject matter risk expert for the Risk Assistance Network + Exchange, RANE Corporation and certified Open FAIR™ Foundation.

Extensive military service with the U.S. Army, serving as Commanding Officer, Staff Officer, Soldier, and an Operations Research Systems Analyst, with tours and deployments in South Korea, Desert Shield (Saudi Arabia), Desert Storm (Iraq), and the Republic of Georgia.

Highly acclaimed scientific and research professional with solid history of success performing extensive research and analysis for Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security, and Commonwealth of Virginia.

EDUCATION

Ph.D. in Engineering Management, 2005
Old Dominion University (ODU), Norfolk, VA

M.S. in Systems Engineering, 1998
University of Virginia (UVA), Charlottesville, VA

B.S. in Mechanical Engineering Technology, 1988
University of Mississippi (UMS), Oxford, MS

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

VMASC, Chief Scientist, Research Associate Professor, and Deputy Executive Director
1030 University Boulevard; Suffolk, VA
2010 - Present

Idaho National Laboratory, Part-Time Senior Critical Infrastructure Analyst
2019 - Present

VMASC, Research Assistant Professor
1030 University Boulevard; Suffolk, VA
2008 - 2010

Innovative Decisions, Inc., Part-Time Consultant
Vienna, VA
2007 - 2019

U.S. Army Training & Doctrine Command, Deputy Director of Army School System and Deputy Chief of Studies & Analysis
Fort Monroe, VA
2003 - 2005 & 2005 - 2008

U.S. Military Academy, Assistant Professor in Systems Engineering and Deputy Director of Operations Research Center for Excellence
West Point, NY
1998 - 2001 & 2000 - 2001

U.S. Army, Commanding Officer, Staff Officer, Combat Veteran and Solider
1984 - 2008

LOCAL CAPABILITY ASSESSMENT OF READINESS (LCAR) COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA – PI
2020 - Present

RISK AND DECISION ANALYTIC SUPPORT TO THE COMMONWEALTH VIRGINIA STATE HOMELAND SECURITY GRANT PROGRAM – PI
2009 - Present

HAMPTON ROADS, VA UASI THIRA UPDATE - PI
2017 - Present

SIGNIFICANT PUBLICATIONS

Ezell, B. and Lawsure, K. (2019) . Homeland Security and Emergency Management Grant Allocation. Journal of Leadership Accountability and Ethics, Vol 16, No.4.

Young, J. and Ezell, B. (2019). Validation of Risk in Hierarchical Models. Proceedings of the 2019 Winter Simulation Conference: Simulation for Risk Management, Gaylord National Resort & Conference Center, National Harbor, MD.

Hester, P.T., Ezell, B., Collins, A., Horst, J., and Lawsure, K. (2017). Toward a method for key performance indicator assessment and improvement in manufacturing organizations. International Journal of Operations Research, 14(4), 157-167. www.orstw.org.tw/ijor/vol14no4/IJOR2017_vol14_no4_p157_p167.pdf

Ezell, B., Robinson, R., Foytik, P, Jordan, C., Flanagan, D. (2013). Cyber risk to transportation, industrial control systems, and traffic signal controllers. Environmental Systems and Decisions, DOI: 10.1007/s10669-013-9481-2. pp. 508-515

Barry Ezell, Detlof von Winterfeldt, Steven Bennett, John Sokolowski, and Andrew J. Collins, (2010). Probabilistic Risk Analysis and Terrorism Risk, Risk Analysis, Vol. 30. No.1 2010.

Barry C. Ezell (2007). Critical Infrastructure Vulnerability Assessment Model (I-VAM), Risk Analysis, Vol. 27, No. 3., 2007.

Barry C. Ezell, Yacov Y. Haimes, and James H. Lambert (2001). Risks of Cyber Attack to Water Utility Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition Systems, Military Operations Research, Vol. 6, No. 2. 2001.

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