Dennis Buede is a Professor and Director of Graduate Systems Engineering Programs at Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, New Jersey. Prior to this he was Professor, Director of the Systems Engineering Program, and Associate Director of the C3I Research Center at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia. He is also the Chair of the Education and Research Technical Committee of INCOSE.
He is the President of his own consulting company, Decision Logistics, which has been active since 1982 when he started it. He consults for a number of corporations and government agencies in the areas of systems engineering and decision analysis. He was awarded David Rist Prize by the Military Operations Research Society in 1982 for a coauthored paper titled "A Multi-attribute Utility Approach to Communicating Acquisition Requirements to Industry: USMC Mobile Protected Weapons System." The Military Operations Research Society has since awarded him two best paper prizes.
His Ph.D. (1977) and M.S. (1973) are in Engineering-Economic Systems from Stanford University. He has a B.S. (1971) in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Cincinnati. His research areas are systems engineering definition and design, as enhanced by decision analysis, and concurrent design of the development and operational systems, as well as their qualification systems, using multi-resolution simulation modeling and decision analysis. He has written he Engineering Design of Systems: Methods and Models and coauthored Decision Synthesis: The Principles and Practice of Decision Analysis.
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