Associate Professor, Department of Systems Engineering and Operations Research
Office: Nguyen Engineering Building
Andrew (Drew) Richardson spent 20 years in the USAF as an Operations Analyst. During this time, he led a variety of projects involving developing training scenarios to enhance expert behavior in novices for AF Research Labs (AFRL), applying Experimental Design (DOE) to AF Operational Test & Evaluation (OT&E), and advised student research efforts while on faculty at the US Air Force Academy.
Prior to joining George Mason, Drew was a senior consultant for the Department of Defense. He worked on the research and development of the future force structure of the US Air Force for Air Force Futures. His work incorporated Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) and Modeling, Simulation, and Analysis (MS&A) to design and evaluate conceptual systems prior to investment by the Air Force.
Degrees and Schools:
- PhD Industrial Engineering, University of Central Florida
- MS Engineering, Wright State University
- Bachelor of Industrial Engineering, The Georgia Institute of Technology
Research Interests: Decision Analysis, Optimization, Operations Research, Stochastic Models, Statistical Learning, Sports Analytics, and Modeling & Simulation