Andreas Tolk    (39FB)

Andreas Tolk is Chief Scientist of SimIS Inc. in Portsmouth, VA. Until May 2013, Andreas Tolk has been Professor in the Department of Engineering Management and Systems Engineering at the Old Dominion University. He held a joint appointment with the Modeling, Simulation, and Visualization Department. He is still adjunct professor in support of these programs. He received his Ph.D. in Computer Science (1995) and his M.S. in Computer Science (1988) from the University of the Federal Armed Forces, Germany. He immigrated in 2002 and is a US Citizen since 2009.    (39FQ)

Before joining the faculty, Dr. Tolk was Senior Research Scientist at the Virginia Modeling Analysis & Simulation Center (VMASC) from 2002 to 2006. He was Vice President for Land Weapon Systems at the German company IABG, the main contractor for the German Ministry of Defense for operations research and simulation applications for analyses, training, and experimentation, from 1998 to 2002. He was project manager for decision support systems and integration of M&S into Command and Control systems from 1995 to 1998 with the German company ESG, a main contractor for German Command and Control systems. He was an officer in the German Army from 1983 to 1995.    (39FR)

Dr. Tolk published more than 200 papers in journals and conferences on simulation systems and Command and Control interoperability and received more than 30 awards for his contributions. He is one of the authors of NATO¬ís Code of Best Practice for Command and Control Assessment.    (39FC)

Andreas Tolk edited books on "Complex Systems in Knowledge-based Environments: Theory, Models and Applications (Studies in Computational Intelligence)" and "Intelligent-Based Systems Engineering (Intelligent Systems Reference Library)" both co-edited with Lakhmi C. Jain. He also edited a textbook on the "Engineering Principles of Combat Modeling and Distributed Simulation."    (39FD)

He received the Technical Merit Award of the Simulation Interoperability Standards Organization (SISO) in 2010 and the Outstanding Professional Contribution Award of the Society of Modeling and Simulation (SCS) in 2012.    (39FE)

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...(Andreas, please edit and expand as you see fit. Welcome! =ppy)    (R1G)