Research Professor
Virginia Modeling, Analysis & Simulation Center

Barry Ezell

SUFFOLK, 23435

Dr. Barry Ezell, Deputy Executive Director leads research in computational modeling, analysis and simulation at Old Dominion University’s Virginia Modeling, Analysis, and Simulation Center. Barry offers senior leaders highly specialized expertise in strategy development, multi-objective portfolio decision analysis, simulation, and risk management. Barry has led projects for multiple governmental agencies, to include DHS National Bio-surveillance Integration Center, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, National Institute of Standards & Technology, Sandia National Labs, National Nuclear Security Administration, and portfolio resource allocation for the Virginia Homeland Security, Emergency Management, and Mitigation Grant Programs. Barry is a certified subject matter risk expert for the Risk Assistance Network + Exchange, RANE Corporation and certified Open FAIR™ Foundation.

B.S. in Mechanical Engineering Technology, University of Southern Mississippi, ()

Ph.D. in Engineering Management, Old Dominion University, (2005)

M.S. in Systems Engineering, University of Virginia, (1998)

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

Ezell, B. and Diallo, S. Y. "System of Systems Operational Analysis" $57,647. Commercial. September 15, 2017 - June 1, 2018
Ezell, B. and Robinson, R. M. "CIP Program Facilitated" $10,000. State. September 1, 2017 - December 31, 2017
Ezell, B. and Gore, R. "Public Safety Net State Plan Assess" $50,000. State. July 1, 2017 - November 30, 2017
Ezell, B. "Risk And Decision Analytic Support To The Commonwealth Virginian State Homeland Security Grant Program" $65,000. State. April 1, 2016 - December 31, 2016
Ezell, B. and Gore, R. "Mitigation Optimization and Net Assessment (MONA) Decision Support System" $125,000. Other. January 21, 2016 - December 31, 2016


Modeling and Simulation
Risk Analytics & Portfolio Decision Analysis
Decision Modeling
Multiple Objective Decision Models
CBRN & Integrated Terrorism Risk Assessment
Strategy development & 24 years command and staff US Army

Research Interests

Quantitative Risk Analysis, Decision Analysis, Terrorism Risk Modeling, Systems Analysis, Strategic Portfolio Analysis