Lance Sherry


Associate Professor, Systems Engineering and Operations Research department,  Volgenau School of Engineering at George Mason University Director, Center for Air Transportation Systems Research (CATSR)


Web: Department Webpage CATSR (M-F)

Phone:  703-993-1711
Address:  Nguyen Engineering Building, 2212
4400 University Drive, MS 4A6
Fairfax, VA 22030


Dr. Sherry has over 30 years experience in the aviation industry serving as a flight-test engineer, flight control engineer, system engineer, lead system architect, program manager, strategic planning and business development. Dr. Sherry served as a fellow at RAND Corporation 1999-2001. He has published over 100 papers and journal articles, holds several patents, and has received awards for his work. Dr. Sherry is a graduate of Brown University with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, and he holds both a Master of Science and a Ph.D. in Industrial and Systems Engineering from Arizona State University.


2012 – 2015 : Detecting and Mitigating Automation Surprises. Funded by Decision Science Research Institute.

2012 – 2013 : Air Traffic Research 1. Funded by Crown Consulting Inc..

2012 – 2012 : Air Traffic Demand Model Development. Funded by LMI.


Spring 2017


Oracle GMU Big Data Symposium
Published on Jan 15, 2016GMUTelevision

Oracle Corporation and George Mason University’s Volgenau School of Engineering jointly sponsor a free public symposium on Breakthroughs in Big Data Analytics in the Public Sector
The current topic of Big Data is generating great interest across both commercial and government domains. The Oracle Corporation and George Mason University’s Volgenau School of Engineering are sponsoring a one-day symposium focused on the breakthroughs and challenges of building and using big data solutions in Public Sector agencies and their supporting partners.

This symposium invites researchers from academia, government, and industry who are applying Big Data technologies to challenging problems. This free public event provides a platform for researchers and practitioners to discover potential big data solutions to challenging Public Sector problems, and to enable collaboration among researchers and solution providers.

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