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GSOIS Associate Dean
COL Robert E. Burks Associate Dean, Graduate School of Operational and Information Sciences
Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA 93943

Education

Air Force Institute of Technology
Ph.D. in Operations Research (minor in Simulation), September 2006

Florida Institute of Technology
M.S. in Operations Research, May 1999

United States Military Academy
B.S. in Aerospace Engineering, May 1987

Professional Experience

United States Military Academy, West Point (OR Experience). West Point, NY.
Assistant Professor (2006 – 2009)

  • Program Director (MA101) – Mathematical Modeling and Intro to Calculus
  • Program Director (MA100) – Developmental Mathematics
  • Taught (MA103) – Problem Solving and Introduction to Calculus

United States Army Recruiting Command (OR Experience). Fort Knox, KY.
Branch Chief, mission analysis branch (2001 – 2003).

TRADOC Analysis Center – Fort Lee (OR Experience). Fort Lee, VA.
Combat Operations Analyst (1997 – 2000)

National Training Center. Fort Irwin, CA.
Logistics Trainer (1994 – 1996)

United States Army – Summary of Officer Assignments (1988 – 1994)

  • Company Commander, A Company 24th Forward Support Battalion, Fort Stewart, Georgia
  • Division Property Book Officer, 24th Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Georgia
  • Support Operations Officer, 24th Forward Support Battalion, Fort Stewart, Georgia
  • Brigade Assistant S-4, 2nd Brigade 24th Infantry Division, Fort Stewart, Georgia
  • Company Executive Officer, 4th Bn. 8th Infantry Regiment, Mannheim, Federal Republic of Germany
  • ITV Platoon Leader, 4th Bn. 8th Infantry Regiment, Mannheim, Federal Republic of Germany
  • Mechanized Rifle Platoon Leader, 4th Bn. 8th Infantry Regiment, Mannheim, Federal Republic of Germany

Academic Memberships

Pi Mu Epsilon (Mathematics National Honor Society), 2006

Tau Beta Pi (National Engineering Honor Society), 2005

Omega Rho (Operations Research International Honor Society), 2005

Academic Awards

CGSC Master Logistician (Top 1% of Logisticians at CGSC), 2001

Honor Graduate, Operations Research Systems Analysis Military Applications Course Phase II, 1997

Honor Graduate, Operations Research Systems Analysis Military Application Course Phase I, 1997

Honor Graduate / Commandants List, Supply and Services Management Officers Course (QM Advance Course), 1991

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