Jim Kayes – what he has done


Prof James L. Kays

US Naval Postgraduate School, USA

Monterey, California 93943-5117

Education

1980 Ph.D. (Mathematics), Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

1969 MS (Mathematics), Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

1962 BS, U.S. Military Academy

Other courses

1996 Government Program Management

1993 Total Quality Management, Colleges and Universities

1988 Simulation and SLAM II

1988 The Extended Simulation System (TESS)

1987 Modeling, Simulation and Gaming of Warfare

1986 Analytic Techniques of Management

Positions

2002- Dean, Graduate School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, NPS

1998-2002 Professor and Head, Department of Mathematics, Auburn University, Montgomery

1990-1998 Professor and Head, Department of Systems Engineering, US Military Academy

He created the Systems Engineering Department, serving as it first Department Head

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1989-1990 Acting Head, Department of Systems Engineering, US Military Academy

1987-1989 Director, Operations Research Center, Office of the Dean, US Military Academy

1985-1987 Professor of Mathematics, Department of Mathematics, US Military Academy

1978-1985 Associate Professor, Department of Mathematics, US Military Academy

1974-1976 Staff Officer, Operations Directorate, ODCSOPS, Army General Staff, Washington, D.C.

1973-1974 Executive Officer, 1st Battalion, 15th Field Artillery, 2d Infantry Division, Republic of Korea

1969-1972 Instructor, Assistant Professor, Department Mathematics, US Military Academy

1964-1965 Company Commander, Battalion Executive Officer, Brigade S-1, USATC, Fort Campbell, KY

1963-1964 Battery Fire Direction Officer, Executive Officer; Battalion Assistant S-3, 1st Battalion, 320th Field Artillery, 82d Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, NC

Teaching experience

26 years of undergraduate teaching experience in mathematics and systems engineering:

1. Department of Mathematics, USMA (1969-1972, 1978-1987

MA 391 Mathematical Modeling

MA 473 Intermediate Probability and Statistics

MA 208 Introductory Probability and Statistics

MA 492 Applied Combinatorics

MA 152 Multi-variable Calculus

MA 387 Mathematical Analysis

MA 487 Advanced Calculus

MA 151 Single Variable Calculus

MA 162 Multi-variable Calculus

MA 384 Ordinary Differential Equations

MA 484 Partial Differential Equations

MA 485 Complex Analysis

MA 371 Linear Algebra

MA 482 Abstract Algebra

2. Department of Systems Engineering, USMA (1989-1998)

SE 387 Deterministic Models

SE 401 Introduction to Systems Design

SE 489 Advanced Individual Study

SE 381 Engineering Economy

SE 388 Probabilistic Models

SE 453 Advanced Engineering Decision Methods

SE 487 Operations Research I

3. Department of Mathematics, Auburn University Montgomery (1999)

MATH 1100 Finite Mathematics

MATH 1610 Calculus I

MATH 1620 Calculus II

MATH 2670 Elementary Statistics

Publications

“Analysis of Acoustical Effects of Receiver and Source Motions at Short Ranges in a Deep Ocean,” The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 66, pp 1120-1130 (1979), senior author.

“Analysis of Acoustical Effects of Relative Receiver-Source Motion at Intermediate Ranges in a Deep Ocean,” The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 68, pp 613-627 (1980), senior author.

Ph.D. Dissertation, “Mathematical Analysis of Deep-Ocean Acoustical Effects of Receiver and Source Motions at Short and Intermediate Ranges,” Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1980.

“Short-Range Acoustical Effects of Depth-Varying Source Motion at Short Ranges,” The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 69, pp 95-107 (1981), senior author.

“Acoustic Descriptors of Underwater Sound-Source Motion(U),” Proceedings of the 34th Navy Symposium for Underwater Acoustics, Vol. III, pp 460-489 (1982), senior author.

“Preliminary Feasibility Study-RPI TMA Algorithm(U),” RPI Technical Report for the Naval Sea Systems Command, 1982, senior author.

“Three Dimensional Tracking of an Ocean Sound Source by Acoustic Descriptors and a Linear Array(U),” The Journal of Underwater Acoustics, Vol. 33, No. 1, pp 1-14 (1983),
senior author.

“Modeling for the Revised OPMS,” technical report completed for the U.S. Army Personnel Center, 1986.

“SADARM Aim-Point Sensing,” technical report completed for the Deputy Under Secretary of the Army (Operations Research), February 1988.

“On Constructing Interval Scales Using Data Resulting from Categorical Judgments,” technical review and report completed for the Deputy Under Secretary of the Army
(Operations Research), July 1988.

“Impact of 1986 Goldwater-Nichols Act on Army Officer Professional Development,” with M.L. McGinnis, Koopman Prize Finalist, Military Applications Section (MAS), Operations Research Society of America, 1988.

“Computer Simulation Modeling of the United States Army Professional Development Process,” Proceedings, 54th Military Operations Research Society Symposium, Monterey, CA, 1988.

“The Impact of Title IV on Officer Professional Development,” with M. McGinnis, Operations Research Center Technical Report, USMA, 1989.

“Computer Simulation of U.S. Army Officer Professional Development,” with M. McGinnis, Proceedings of the 1994 Winter Simulation Conference.

“A Historical Perspective of Undergraduate Systems Engineering at the United States Military Academy,” with M. McGinnis, Proceedings of the 1995 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics.

“The Installation Status Report,” with T. O’Hara and J. Farr, accepted for publication in the Journal of Infrastructure Systems, American Society of Civil Engineers, 1996.

“Resource Allocation for Army Installation Management,” with E. Lind and J. Farr, Journal of Infrastructure Systems, American Society for Civil Engineers, Vol. 3, No. 4. pp177-182(1997).

Presentations

“Short-Range Sound Transmission between Moving Receivers and Sources in the Deep Ocean,” at the meeting of The Acoustical Society of America, Cambridge, MA, June 1979.

“Deep-Ocean Acoustical Effects of Relative Receiver-Source Motion at Intermediate Ranges,” at the meeting of The Acoustical Society of America, Atlanta, GA, April 1980.

“Deep-Ocean Acoustical Effects of Depth-Varying Source Motion at Short Ranges,” at the meeting of The Acoustical Society of America, Los Angeles, CA, November 1980.

“Acoustic Descriptors of Underwater Sound-Source Motion(U),” technical presentation at the Naval Underwater Systems Center, June 1981.

“Acoustic Descriptors of Underwater Sound-Source Motion(U),” at the 34th Navy Symposium for Underwater Acoustics, San Diego, CA, December 1981.

“Alternatives for Modeling the Revised OPMS,” technical presentation at MILPERCEN, Alexandria, VA, January 1986.

“Operations Research–How Scientific Is It or Should It Be?”, 11th OR/SA Advisory Committee Meeting, College of William and Mary, 17 March 1988.

“A Study of the Operations Research Curriculum at USMA,” 11th OR/SA Advisory Committee Meeting, College of William and Mary, 17 March 1988.

“The Scientific Method in Operations Research,” Education Colloquium of the Military Operations Research Society, 6 April 1988.

“Operations Research Education at the U.S. Military Academy,” Education Colloquium of the Military Operations Research Society, 6 April 1988.

“Forecasting Personnel Requirements for the U.S. Army,” accepted for presentation at the Eighth International Symposium on Forecasting, Amsterdam, June 1988. (shortage
of government funds prevented attendance)

“An FMS Model for Assessing Personnel Management Policy in the Army,” with CPT Michael L. McGinnis and CPT Scott T. Forster, the national meeting of the Operations Research Society of America, October 1988.

“Forecasting Personnel Requirements for the U.S. Army,” with Dr. Ruth A. Maurer, the national meeting of the Operations Research Society of America, October 1988.

“Operations Research Education at the Undergraduate Level: An Assessment at the U.S. Military Academy,” the national meeting of the Operations Research Society of America, October 1988.

“Impact of 1986 Goldwater-Nichols Act on Army Officer Professional Development,” with M.L. McGinnis, Koopman Prize Finalist, Military Applications Section (MAS), Operations Research Society of America, National Conference, 1988.

“Computer Simulation Modeling of the United States Army Professional Development Process,” with M.L. McGinnis and S. Forster, 54th Military Operations Research Society Symposium, Monterey, CA; Operations Research Society of America, Joint National Conference, 1988.

“An FMS Model for Assessing Personnel Management Policy in the Army,” with M. McGinnis, Operations Research Society of America, National Conference, 1988.

“The Analytical Hierarchy Process Applied to Force Design, Operations Research Society of America, National Conference, 1989.

“Systems Engineering at the United States Military Academy,” National Council on Systems Engineering, National Conference, 1992.

“Professional Development of Operations Research Analysts,” Colloquium, Education Committee, Military Operations Research Society, 1993.

“Lessons Learned from ABET Accreditation Process,” with D. Thomas and J. Farr, Seventeenth Annual American Society of Engineering Management Conference, 1996.

Other conferences

Symposium on Waves on Fluid Interfaces, Mathematics Research Center, University of Wisconsin, October 1982.

1st Army Conference on Applied Mathematics and Computing, George Washington University, Washington, D.C., May 1983.

63d Summer Meeting of the Mathematical Association of America, Albany, NY, August 1983.

Meeting of the Logistics and Operations Research Subcommittee of the Army Mathematics Steering Committee, Concepts Analysis Agency, Bethesda, MD, February 1985.

Army Research Office Workshop on System Reliability, George Washington University, Washington, D.C., March 1985.

Meeting of the Logistics and Operations Research Subcommittee of the Army Mathematics Steering Committee, Lexington, KY, December 1986.

National meeting of the Institute of Management Sciences and The Operations Research Society of America, New Orleans, LA, May 1987.

Meeting of the Military Operations Research Society, Maxwell AFB, AL, May 1987.
National meeting of the Institute of Management Sciences and The Operations Research Society of America, St. Louis, MO, October 1987.

Winter Simulation Conference, Atlanta, GA, December 1987.

National meeting of the Institute of Management Sciences and The Operations Research Society of America, Washington, D.C., April 1988.

Meeting of the Military Operations Research Society, Naval Postgraduate School, June 1988.

Workshop on Soviet Troop Control, ODCSOPS, DA, Washington, D.C., June 1988.

Co-Chairman, Working Group, “ADP Technology for Military OR,” Meeting of the Military Operations Research Society, to be held at Ft Leavenworth, KS, June 1989.

Chair, Technical Session, Military Applications Section, National meeting of the Institute of Management Sciences and The Operations Research Society of America, New York City, NY, October 1989.

Other research and academic activities

2000 Consultant, Center for Business and Economic Development, AUM

1999 Consultant, US Army TRADOC Analysis Center-Monterey

1988 to 1990 Referee for Interfaces

1994-present Associate Editor, Military Operations Research

June 1987 Chairman of Technical Session, Fifth Army Conference on Applied Mathematics and Computing, USMA

1983-1986 Member of doctoral committees for candidates for the Ph.D. in applied mathematics, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY

May 1983 Chairman of Technical Session, First Army Conference on Applied Mathematics and Computing, George Washington University

1983-1985 Member and reviewer of manuscripts for the Consortium for Mathematics and its Applications

1980-1982 Co-principal investigator conducting classified research in underwater acoustics for the Office of Naval Research, Contract No. N00014-81-K-0054
Institutional Governance Activities

US Military Academy:

Curriculum Committee, 1980-1984

Officer Representative, Army Lightweight Football, 1981-1998

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Treasurer, USMA Class of 1962 Educational Fund, 1971-1972, 1979-1985

Vice President, Class of 1962 Educational Fund, 1986-1989

Class Trustee, Association of Graduates, 1982-1983

Chair, Self-Study Committee for Leader Development Coordination, Middle States Accreditation, 1988-1989

Member, Committee to Review Recommendations for Promotion to Professor of Designated Subject, 1986-1988

Chair, Faculty Credentials and Promotion Committee, 1989-1998

Member, Policy Board, US Military Academy, 1994-1996

Member, Admissions Committee, 1994-1998

Chair or member, USMA faculty search committees, 1986-1998

Auburn University Montgomery:

Member, Faculty Senate, 2000-present

President-Elect, Faculty Senate and Council, 2001-2002

Member, Information Technology Advisory Council, 2000-present

Chair, Information Technology Planning Committee, 2000

Extracurricular and Community Activities

Past and Present Professional Societies:

Operations Research Society of America

Chair, Education Committee, Military Operations Research Society, 1991-1992

Military Operations Research Society (member of the Board of Directors, 1989-1993, 1997-1999)

Military Operations Research Society, Vice President for Professional Affairs, 1992-1993

National Council on Systems Engineering

American Society for Engineering Education

Honorary Societies:

The Honorary Society of Phi Kappa Phi

The Scientific Research Society of Sigma Xi

Academic Recognition

1985 Who’s Who in Frontier Science and Technology, Who’s Who in America

1980 Joaquin B. Diaz Award, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, presented annually to a doctoral student in recognition of outstanding academic achievement and
research in mathematics

1962 Distinguished Graduate (top 5%), USMA

Military Education

1986 U.S. Army War College

1974 Command and General Staff College

1966 Field Artillery Officer Advanced Course

1964 Ranger School

1962 Airborne School

1962 Field Artillery Officer Basic Course

Military awards, decorations, recognition

Distinguished Service Medal

Legion of Merit

Bronze Star Medal

Meritorious Service Medal w/Oak Leaf Cluster

Army Commendation Medal w/V device and two Oak Leaf Clusters

Combat Infantryman’s Badge

Parachutist Badge

Ranger Tab

General Staff Identification Badge

Below the zone promotions to Major and Lieutenant Colonel

Selected for battalion command, 1976

Distinguished Graduate (top 5%) of:

Field Artillery Basic Course

Field Artillery Advanced Course

Command and General Staff College

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