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Adrian Gheorghe

  • Adrian Gheorghe
  • Professor & Chair
  • Engineering Management & Systems Engineering
  • 252 Kaufman Hall
  • Norfolk, VA 23529
  • agheorgh@odu.edu
  • Dr. Gheorghe is Senior Scientist with the European Institute for Risk and Communication Management (EURISC), and Vice President World Security Forum (WSF), Switzerland. Dr. Gheorghe currently is Professor of Engineering Management and Systems Engineering, and Batten Endowed Chair on System of Systems Engineering with the Department of Engineering Management and Systems Engineering, Old Dominion University, Virginia, USA (starting March 2006).
  • Education

    Academy of Economic Studies, 1985
    Major: Business Administration
    Degree: M.B.A.
    Bucharest Polytechnic Institute, 1975
    Major: Electrical Engineering
    Degree: B.S/M.S. joint five year degree
    City University (London), 1975
    Major: Systems Engineering, System Science
    Degree: Ph. D.
  • Research Interests

    Currently he is working as project manager on the topic of Ubiquity of Digitalization and Risk Impact on Critical Infrastructures, with International Risk Governance Council (IRGC) - www.irgc.org, and on a project named Vulnerability Analysis (Switzerland) with the Department of Defence, Switzerland
  • Licensures and Certifications

    Certificate of Attendance Department of Engineering - Economic Systems
    Sponsoring Organization: Stanford University, California (U.S.A)
    Date Obtained: 1973-01-01
  • 2004: Nominated for the FIVE HUNDRED LEADERS OF INFLUENCE
  • 2004: Nominated for the WHO’s WHO IN INDUSTRY AND FINANCE, WHO
  • 2004: Nominated for the WHO’s WHO IN SCIENCE , WHO
  • 2004: Research Professor , Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, California, USA
  • 2003: Nominated for the WHO’s WHO IN INDUSTRY AND FINANCE, WHO
  • 2003: Nominated for the WHO’s WHO IN SCIENCE , WHO
  • 1998: Nominated for the FIVE HUNDRED LEADERS OF INFLUENCE
  • 1997: Nominated for the FIVE HUNDRED LEADERS OF INFLUENCE
  • 1997: Nominated for the WHO’s WHO IN INDUSTRY AND FINANCE , WHO
  • 1997: Nominated for the WHO’s WHO IN SCIENCE , WHO
  • 1997: Nominated in the Dictionary of International Biography, Volume XXV , Cambridge, UK
  • 1996: Nominated for the WHO’s WHO in the WORLD , WHO
  • 1990: Ministry of Education and Science , Ministry of Education and Science of Romanis
  • 1990: Nobel Price for Peace 2005, International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Vienna
  • Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

    Advanced Security Research Assessment and Decision Support Capability
    Sponsoring Organization: NASA Langley Research Center, Hampton, Virginia
    Date: December, 2007 - May, 2008
    Investigators:Newman, B. A.; Creedon, J.; Gheorghe, A. V.
    Regional Vulnerability Assessment
    Sponsoring Organization: ETHZ
    Date: July, 2004 - 2006
    Investigators:Gheorghe, A. V.
    Infrastructures at Risk: Issues on Digitalization and Interdependencies
    Sponsoring Organization: EC-JRC (European Commission – Joint Research Centres), Ispra, Italy and ETH Zurich
    Date: 2004 - 2006
    Investigators:Gheorghe, A. V.
    Ubiquity of Digitalization and Risk Impact on Critical Infrastructures
    Sponsoring Organization: International Risk Governance Council (IRGC)
    Date: 2004 - 2006
    Investigators:Gheorghe, A. V.
    Strategic Electric Sector Assessment Methodology under Sustainability Conditions. Knowledge-Based Decision Support Framework: an Enhanced Methodology (SESAMS)
    Sponsoring Organization: AGS (MIT, ETH, and University of Tokyo, Japan)
    Date: 1995 - 2004
    Investigators:Gheorghe, A. V.
    Electricity and environment / sustainability for a region in China, CETP (China Energy Technology Programme)
    Sponsoring Organization: AGS – ETHZ and the ABB-International
    Date: 1999 - 2003
    Investigators:Gheorghe, A. V.
    Electricity and sustainability in Switzerland
    Sponsoring Organization: Switzerland government
    Date: 1995 - 2000
    Investigators:Gheorghe, A. V.
    International programmes in the field of nuclear safety and emergency management e.g. RODOS
    Sponsoring Organization: EC - STEPS Consortium
    Date: 1998 - 1999
    Investigators:Gheorghe, A. V.
    Process of analysing the use of nuclear energy: economic impacts, stranded costs and the competition/deregulation of electricity markets in Europe and Switzerland
    Sponsoring Organization: SESAMS
    Date: 1996 - 1998
    Investigators:Gheorghe, A. V.