IDSS alum Paul Grogan wins NSF CAREER Award
IDSS congratulates Engineering Systems alum Paul Grogan (SM ’10, PhD ’14) for his recent NSF CAREER Award for his research “Understanding Strategic Dynamics in the Engineering of Decentralized Systems.”
This Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) grant will diagnose and provide understanding of strategic dynamics among a set of interactive and autonomous design actors through the combined use of game theory and simulations to inform architecture and design decisions. This project builds on a line of economic methods applied to engineering design including utility theory, decision theory, social choice, and game theory. Read more about this award.
Grogan is an Assistant Professor in the School of Systems and Enterprises at Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, New Jersey. He is a Senior Member of AIAA and member of IEEE, ASME, and SCS professional societies.
Grogan’s research develops and studies the use of information-based methods and tools for engineering design in domains with distributed system architectures such as aerospace, defense, and critical infrastructure. His work seeks to overcome human limitations to understand, communicate, and anticipate long-term and cross-domain effects of design decisions across organizational and jurisdictional units.