Professor
Engineering Management & Systems Engineering

Cesar Pinto

2101 F Engineer Systems Bldg
Norfolk, 23529

C. Ariel Pinto, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Engineering Management and Systems Engineering at Old Dominion University. His works focus on multi-disciplinary approaches to risk management in engineered systems and systems engineering, including the effects security and non-security related disruptions in the continuity of operation of organizations and information systems.

Ph.D. in Systems Engineering, University of Virginia, (2002)

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

Pinto, C. Ariel., McShane, M. K., Fakhravar, H., Tahami, H. and Koprov, P. "DEVELOPING TECH FORESIGHT: CASE STUDY OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE INSURTECH" $25,000. Other. January 2021 - December 2021
Padilla, J., Rechowicz, K., Pinto, C. Ariel., Lynch, C. and Jordan, C. "INNOVATION HUB SYNTHETIC ENVIRONMENT" $40,000. Other. November 1, 2019 - October 30, 2020
Pinto, C. Ariel. and Sokolowski , J. "Risk Definition For Range Safety " $308,658. July 2007 - September 2008
Rabadi, G., Pinto, C. Ariel. and Talley, W. K. "Security Risk Analysis of Norfolk International Terminal (NIT)" $110,000. October 2005 - September 2006
Pinto, C. Ariel., Welch, G., Drake, R. R. and Bono, M. J. "A Throughput Simulation of VPA’s Norfolk International Terminals: a Security Risk Analysis" $38,000. Local. January 2006 - June 2006
Pinto, C. Ariel. "Co-PI. Directorate of Science and Technology of the Department of Homeland" $819,212. Federal. October 2004 - February 2006
Talley, W. K., Pinto, C. Ariel. and Rabadi, G. "A Throughput Simulation of VPA’s Norfolk International Terminals: A Security Risk Analysis" $109,585. January 01, 2005 - January 01, 2006
Talley, W. K. and Pinto, C. Ariel. "Port Recoverability from Security Disruptions, Summer Experience Enhancing Collaborative Research Program" $15,000. Old Dominion University. May 01, 2005 - August 30, 2005

Expertise

Engineering
Risk Management
Management
Risk Management
Cybersecurity
Cybersecurity risk management

Research Interests

Risk in Engineerd SystemsExtreme Event AnalysisCyber Risk

Articles

Pinto, C. Ariel., Tolk, A. and McShane, M. K. Emerging Modeling and Simulation (M&S) Application in Risk Management. SSRN Electronic Journal.
Costa, A., McShane, M. K. and Pinto, C. Ariel. Investigating Interbank Contagion with Agent-Based Modeling and Functional Dependency Network Analysis (FDNA). SSRN Electronic Journal.
Kucukkaya, G., Keskin, O., Poyraz, O., Pinto, C. Ariel., Tatar, U. and others (2020). Cybersecurity Acquisition Framework Based on Risk Management: Economics Perspective. Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School.
Zahedi, Z., Mahmud, F. and Pinto, C. Ariel. (2020). Systemic Risk Management Plan for Electronic Medical Records (EMR): Why and How?. Studies in Health Technology and Informatics , pp. 1-19.
Poyraz, O. Ilker., Canan, M., McShane, M. K., Pinto, C. Ariel. and Cotter, T. (2020). Cyber assets at risk: monetary impact of U.S. personally identifiable information mega data breaches. The Geneva Papers on Risk and Insurance - Issues and Practice 45 (4) , pp. 616-638.
Pezza, D. and Pinto, C. Ariel. (2019). Applying Systems Thinking to Coastal Infrastructure Systems. Public Works Management & Policy 24 (1) , pp. 71-87.
Pezza, D. and Pinto, C. Ariel. (2018). Applying Systems Thinking to Coastal Infrastructure Systems. Public Works Management \& Policy 24 (1) , pp. 71-87.
Magpili, L., Pinto, C. Ariel., Bharathy, G. and Babiker, M. (2017). Systematic Capacity-Based Risk Assessment: Application to Water Service Project in Kassala, Sudan. INCOSE International Symposium 27 (1) , pp. 1782-1794.
Bradley, J., Unal, R., Pinto, C. Ariel. and Cavin, E. S.. (2015). Competencies for governance of complex systems of systems. International Journal of System of Systems Engineering 6 (1/2) , pp. 71.
Bradley, J., Unal, R., Pinto, C. Ariel. and Cavin, E. S.. (2015). Competencies for governance of complex systems of systems. International Journal of System of Systems Engineering 6 (1/2) , pp. 71.
Jaradat, R. M.. and Pinto, C. Ariel. (2015). Development of a framework to evaluate human risk in a complex problem domain. International Journal of Critical Infrastructures 11 (2) , pp. 148.
Jaradat, R. and Pinto, C. Ariel. (2015). Development of a framework to evaluate human risk in a complex problem domain. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURES 11 (2) , pp. 148-166.
Katina, P. F., Pinto, C. Ariel., Bradley, J. and Hester, P. T. (2014). Interdependency-induced risk with applications to healthcare. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE PROTECTION 7 (1) , pp. 12-26.
Garvey, P. R., Pinto, C. Ariel. and Santos, J. Reyes. (2014). Modelling and measuring the operability of interdependent systems and systems of systems: advances in methods and applications. International Journal of System of Systems Engineering 5 (1) , pp. 1.
Pinto, C. Ariel., McShane, M. K. and Bozkurt, I. (2012). System of systems perspective on risk: towards a unified concept. Int. J. System of Systems Engineering.
Louis, G. E., Magpili, L. and Pinto, C. Ariel. (2012). Risk-Based Sequential Allocation of Competing Sanitation Infrastructure Investments. International Journal of Environment and Waste Management 10 (2-3) , pp. 256-268.
Haltiwanger, G., Landaeta, R., Pinto, C. Ariel. and Tolk, A. (2010). Understanding the Relationship between Risk Management and Knowledge Management: A Literature Review. Int. J. of Knowledge Management Studies (IJKMS) 4 (3) , pp. 281-300.
Garvey, P. R. and Pinto, C. Ariel. (2008). An Index to Measure Risk Co-Relationships in Engineering Enterprise Systems. International Journal for System of Systems Engineering.
Louis, G. E., Magpili, L. M. and Pinto, C. Ariel. (2007). Deficit Analysis: Service Capacity Assessment and Planning in Developing Countries – Case Study In The Philippines. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 135 (1/3) , pp. 77-84.
Louis, G., Magpili, L. M. and Pinto, C. Ariel. (2007). Multi-Criteria Decision Making and Composting of Waste in the Municipality of Bacoor in the Philippines. International Journal of Environmental Technology and Management 7 (3/4) , pp. 351-368.
Pinto, C. Ariel., Arora, A., Hall, D. and Schmitz, E. (2006). Challenges to Sustainable Risk Management: Case Example in Information Network Security. Engineering Management Journal 18 (1) , pp. 17-23.
Arora, A., Hall, D., Pinto, C. Ariel., Ramsey, D. and Telang, R. (2004). Measuring the Risk-Based Value of IT Security Solutions. IEEE IT Professional 6 (6) , pp. 35-42.
Pinto, C. Ariel. and Lambert, J. H. (2003). Configuration of Inter-Office Switch under Extreme Traffic with Zone Configuration Evaluator Diagram. Journal of Reliability Engineering and System Safety 79 , pp. 369-375 .
Pinto, C. Ariel. and Lambert, J. H. (2002). Risk of Extreme Events in the Configuration of Priority Systems. Journal of Reliability Engineering and System Safety 76 , pp. 265-271.

Book Chapters

Pinto, C. Ariel., Rabadi, G. and Talley, W. K. (2008). U.S. Port Security/ Maritime Safety, Security, and Piracy (pp. 217-234) London: Informa Publisher.
Rabadi, G., Pinto, C. Ariel., Talley, W. K. and Arnaout, J. (2007). Port Recovery from Security Incidents: A Simulation Approach (pp. 83-94) London: Informa, Lloyd’s List Press .

Conference Proceeding

Poyraz, O. Ilker., Bouazzaoui, S., Keskin, O., McShane, M. K. and Pinto, C. Ariel. (2020). Cyber-assets at Risk (CAR): The Cost of Personally Identifiable Information Data Breaches ICCWS 2020 15th International Conference on Cyber Warfare and Security (pp. 402).
Pinto, C. Ariel. and Zurasky, M. (2020). Systemic Methodology for Cyber Offense and Defense ICCWS 2020 15th International Conference on Cyber Warfare and Security (pp. 380).
Ozdemir, H. I., Pinto, C. Ariel., Unal, R., Keating, C. B. and Britcher, C. P. (2019). Supporting technology selection via portfolio readiness level and technology forecasting Proceedings of the International Annual Conference of the American Society for Engineering Management. (pp. 1--9).
Magpili, L., Pinto, C. Ariel., Bharathy, G. and Babiker, M. (2017). Systematic Capacity-Based Risk Assessment: Application to Water Service Project in Kassala, Sudan (pp. 1782-1794) INCOSE International Symposium.
Pinto, C. Ariel., Tolk, A. and McShane, M. K. (2015). Emerging Modeling and Simulation (M&S) Application in Risk Management SSRN Electronic Journal.
Pinto, C. Ariel., Tolk, A. and McShane, M. K. (2011). Emerging M&S Application in Risk Management Spring Simulation Multiconference, Emerging M&S Applications in Industry and Academia (pp. 92-96) Boston, MA: SCS.
Pinto, C. Ariel., Tolk, A. and Landaeta, R. (2010). Goal Approach to Risk Scenario Identification in Systems Development American Society for Engineering Management Symposium.
Pinto, C. Ariel. and Pathak, A. (2008). Engineering Economics and Time-Valued Risk: Towards More Sustainable Risk Management Proceedings of the 29th National Conference of the American Society for Engineering Management.
Pinto, C. Ariel. and Pathak, A. (2008). Delayed Bang Approach: Risk Tradeoff Between Prevention & Preparedness Boston, Massachusetts: Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Society for Risk Analysis.
Landaeta, R., Pinto, C. Ariel. and Kotnour, T. (2006). Analyzing Faulty Project Knowledge Systems: An Empirical Investigation of a R&D organization Huntsville, Alabama: Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Management, National Conference.
Pinto, C. Ariel. (2005). Management of Extremes in the Configuration of Inter-office Telephone Switch & Priority Systems (pp. 635-641) Virginia Beach: Proceedings of the 26th National Conference of the American Society for Engineering Management.
Pinto, C. Ariel. and Talley, W. K. (2005). Modeling of Commercial Maritime Port Recoverability from Security Disruptions: Work-In-Progress (pp. 470-474) Virginia Beach: Proceedings of the 26th National Conference of the American Society for Engineering Management.
Adams, K. MacG. and Pinto, C. Ariel. (2005). Software Development Project Risk Management: A Literature Review (pp. 635-641) Virginia Beach: Proceedings of the 26th National Conference of the American Society for Engineering Management.
Barrett, B. B., Cowden, D. A., Zane, J. T., Pinto, C. Ariel., Peterson, K. D., Lambert, L. H., Spence, K. P., Lantz, K. E., Miller, J. S. and Ferguson, W. S. (2003). Analytical Support for the Statewide Multimodal Long-Range Transportation Plan, M.A (pp. 183-188) Proceedings of the 2003 Systems and Information Engineering Design Symposium (Matthew H. Jones, Barbara E. Tuwnq, and X Preston White, Jr., eds) .

Presentations

McShane, M. K., Pinto, C. Ariel. and Tolk, A. ( 2011). Emerging Modeling and Simulation Application in Risk Management 2011 Spring Simulation Multiconference .
McShane, M. K., Pinto, C. Ariel. and Tolk, A. ( 2010). Risk and System of Systems: Toward a Unified Concept American Society for Engineering Management .
Talley, W. K., Pinto, C. Ariel., Rabadi, G. and Arnaout, J. (December , 2006). Risk, Resiliency and Port Security: A Framework Towards Continuity of Annual Meeting of the Society for Risk Analysis Baltimore, Maryland.
Landaeta, R., Rabadi, G. and Pinto, C. Ariel. (November , 2006). Project's Knowledge Management NSWCCD Norfolk, Virginia.
Talley, W. K. and Pinto, C. Ariel. (September , 2006). The Security Incident Cycle of Ports International Conference on National Security, .
Pinto, C. Ariel., Welch, G., Drake, R. and Bono, M. (August 16, 2006). More Effective Sensor Technology and Deployment for Biodefense Multidisciplinary/Multi-Institutional Presentations Norfolk, VA.
Pinto, C. Ariel. and Talley, W. K. (April 5, 2006). Port Recoverability from Security Disruptions (poster) Annual Research Exposition : Global Challenges – Local Solutions Norfolk, VA.
Talley, W. K. and Pinto, C. Ariel. (February , 2006). The Security Incident Cycle of Ports National Urban Freight Conference Long Beach.
  • 2019: 2019 Merritt Williamson Award – Best International Annual Conference Paper, American Society for Engineering Management (ASEM)
  • 2019: US-UK Fulbright Cybersecurity Award , UK Fulbright Commission
  • 2018: University Doctoral Mentoring Award, Old Dominion University
  • 2014: Meritorious Service Award , American Society for Engineering Management
  • 2013: Visiting Scholar at the University of the Philippines, Philippine government, through the Department of Science and Technology
  • 2012: Exchange faculty to the University of Kitakyushu (Japan), Old Dominion University