Research Interests:

  • Modeling and Simulation
  • Agent-Based Modeling
  • Model-Based Engineering
  • Autonomous Systems
  • Cognitive Computing

 Keywords/Tags: Agent-Based Modeling, Modeling and Simulation, Model-Based Engineering, Multi-Agent Systems, Complex-Adaptive Systems, Cognitive Computing, Autonomous Systems.

Research Areas:

  • Modeling and simulation
  • Self-organizing and autonomous systems
  • Software engineering

Research Interests: 
1. Agent-Directed Simulation - Agent Simulation, Agent-Monitored Simulation, Agent-Supported Simulation
2. Simulation Theory & Methodology 

  • Model-Driven Engineering and Science
  • Autonomy and Cognitive Computing
  • Computational Reproducibility, Replicability, and Discovery
  • Self-Organizing and Adaptive Systems

3. Complex Adaptive Systems  -  Computational explorations in socio-technical, cognitive, cultural systems:  Science of science and innovation policy, systems models of collective creativity, computational models of scientific discovery, conflict simulation, computer simulation of projects, organizations, communities, and processes.
4. Software Modeling and Design  -  Cognitive models of design, conceptual structures and processes of creative design. 


Professor, Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering, Samuel Ginn College of Engineering, Auburn University
2014 - present

Professor, Industrial and Systems Engineering, Auburn University
2014 - present

Computer Software, Computer Science, Computer Engineering
PhD, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Computer Science, 2002
MS, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Computer Science, 1996
BS, Bilkent University, Turkey, Computer Engineering, 1993
agent-directed simulation complex adaptive systems model-driven engineering computer science software engineering computer simulation or modeling