JOHN H. SAUNDERS
134 Marshall Hall, Ft. L.J.
Home page: http://www.johnsaunders.com
1988-present - Director, Center for Information Assurance, Advanced Technology Project Leader, and Professor,
1985-present - Adjunct Professor, University of Maryland University College, European Division, Heidelberg, Germany, 1985-86; Graduate School 1994-96; and Executive Programs, 1998-present. George Washington University, Washington, DC. 1987-1994. 1997-1998. Continuing part time faculty appointments. Courses taught included system dynamics, decision support systems, computer supported collaborative work, artificial intelligence, computer programming, systems analysis and operations research.
1983-1984 - Assistant
Professor and Manager of Information Systems,
OTHER CREDENTIALS, AWARDS
· "Virtual Reality Secrets Revealed" Information Technology Talk, Summer 2000.
"Virtual Reality for Education: Secrets of
"Potential in Automatic Speech Recognition
and Natural Language Understanding for Intelligence Gathering," ORSA/TIMS
Joint National Meeting,
· Control Systems / SCADA Security Lab (2005). Constructed unique technology lab for research and education in control systems of critical infrastructure such as utilities, pipelines, and dams. http://www.ndu.edu/irmc/ia/scada.html .
· Information Assurance Network Simulation Lab (2001-present) High-end human/computer laboratory for variety of attack/defend red v. blue scenario playing and war gaming. Focus on managerial level evaluation of costs, tradeoffs, and crisis mitigation. Funded through Grant from National Security Agency. http://www.ndu.edu/irmc/ia/labs.html
· Wearable Computing Networks (2000-1) Created packaged wearable computing environment utilizing Xybernaut and Saintsong Espresso wearable computers with Ricochet wireless Internet and GPS connectivity into 3D Web Based Collaborative Learning Environment.
· Decision Room in Virtual Reality (DRIVIR) (1996). Immersive environment for group virtual world exploration. Objective is to provide senior level policy makers capability to build worlds from object libraries and then explore the implications of modifying object behavior. Integrated with decision network, teleconferencing, World Wide Web and data base access. Sponsors include U.S. Army Artificial Intelligence Center and Sense8 Corporation. Planned research includes extension of “Microworld” technologies to include inter and intra organizational object stores, three dimensional template structures, and difference analysis in group modeling.
· Wireless deployable group decision networks (1995). Systems created for collaboration among faculty elements and field deployed courses. Lotus Notes and GroupSystems software. Standalone notebook file servers running Novell 4.1 LAN software with twenty wireless notebook client computers each. Distance and local replication with central file servers.
· College wide groupware and paperless curriculum (1994-5). Initiated and implemented college (now University) wide paperless courseware. Includes such products as course syllabi & reading material, demographic databases, student exercises, and faculty to student & student to faculty evaluation.
· Notebook computer and wireless local area networks for each student (1994) Initiated and completed for first senior service school (Class of '95) program on Information Warfare and Strategy.
· Group decision support room (1992). One of the first collaborative decision centers in DoD. Utilized with videoteleconferencing. Host to thousands of senior DoD officials including service chiefs, assistant secretaries and members of congress including Speaker of the House.
· On-line services for students and faculty (1990). Obtained Internet and Compuserve executive accounts for advanced studies students. Accounts continue to be used to this day.
Neural network technology (1988).
Initiated use of this technology in advanced studies courses at
Expert Systems Development (1987 -
1991) Created artificial intelligence systems for major computer manufacturer,
finance firm, and military equipment manufacturer.
CASE STUDIES WRITTEN
SOFTWARE EXPERTISE *
Groupware/Business Process Improvement
Expert Systems / Artificial Intelligence
* t = taught; d = application development
Have lead numerous groups (typically 15-20
individuals) of senior Federal executives on visits and analysis of Information
Industry organizations. Cities of focus included
3Com, Silicon Valley, CA
Aerospace Maintenance and Regeneration Center, Tucson, AZ
Allied Signal Corporation, Tucson, AZ
American Management Systems, Washington, D.C.
Army Information Systems Command, Ft. Huachuca, AZ
Bay Area Rapid Transit System, San Francisco, CA
Bechtel Corporation, San Francisco, CA
Biosphere2, Tucson, AZ
Borland International, Santa Cruz, CA
CISCO Systems, San Jose, CA
Computer Sciences Corporation, Washington, D.C.
Coopers & Lybrand Decision Center, Washington, D.C.
Cyberware Corporation, Monterey, CA
Defense Manpower Data Center, Monterey, CA
Dragon Speech Recognition Systems, Newton. MA
Federal Aviation Administration Flight Control Center, Washington, D.C.
Fidelity Investments, Boston, MA
General Dynamics, Convair Division, San Diego, CA
Glaxo Welcome Pharmauceticals, Research Triangle Park, NC
Harris Corporation, Orlando, FL
Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Headquarters, United States Marine Corps, Washington, D.C.
Heicht Nielson Neurocomputing, San Diego, CA
Hewlett Packard, Silicon Valley, CA
Hughes Missle Systems, Tucson, AZ
IBM Corporation Personal Computer Manufacturing, Research Triangle Park, NC
Institute for Simulation and Training, Orlando, FL
John Hancock Insurance, Boston, MA
Joint Interoperability Test Center, Tucson, AZ
Kitt Pak National Optical Astronomy Observatory, Tucson, AZ
Levi Strauss Corporation, San Francisco, CA
Lockheed Martin Information Systems, Orlando, FL
Lotus Development Corporation / IBM, Cambridge, MA
Lucent Technologies, Orlando, FL
Macromedia, San Francisco, CA
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
Mitre Corporation, Bedford, MA
Mitre Corporation, Washington, D.C.
Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, Monterey, CA
NASA Ames Research Center, San Jose, CA
NASA Kennedy Space Center, Orlando, FL
National Military Command Center, Pentagon, Washington, D.C.
Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA
Naval Research and Development Center (NRAD), San Diego, CA
Netscape, Silicon Valley, CA
Network Associates, Silicon Valley, CA
Northrup Grumman JSTARS Program, Orlando, FL
Pacific Stock Exchange, San Francisco, CA
Potomac Electric Power Company, Washington, D.C.
Raytheon, Lexington, MA
Research Triangle Institute, Research Triangle Park, NC
RSA Security, Bedford, MA
San Diego Gas & Electric, San Diego, CA
San Francisco Examiner, San Francisco, CA
Santa Cruz Operations, Santa Cruz, CA
Science Applications International Corporation, San Diego, CA
Sense8 Corporation, San Francisco, CA
Silicon Graphics, Orlando, FL
Simulation & Training Command, U.S. Army, Orlando, FL
State of North Carolina Broadcasting Center, Research Triangle Park, NC
Sun Computer, Silicon Valley, CA
The Washington Post Company, Washington, D.C.
Thinking Tools, Monterey, CA
Tucson Electric Power, Tucson, AZ
U.S. Department of State Situation Center, Washington, D.C.
UC Berkeley School of Business, San Francisco, CA
UC Berkeley Seismological Laboratory, San Francisco, CA
University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
Virtus Corporation, Research Triangle Park, NC
Wells Fargo Bank, San Francisco, CA