LTC Brian Lunday, Ph.D.
is currently a Corps of Engineers Officer and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mathematical Sciences at the U.S. Military Academy. LTC Lunday received a B.S in Mechanical Engineering from the U.S. Military Academy, an M.S. in Industrial Engineering from The University of Arizona, and a Ph.D. in Industrial and Systems Engineering from Virginia Tech. He has served in a variety of command and staff positions, most recently as the Plans Officer for the 4th Brigade Combat Team, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) from 2005-2007, to include for operations in Baghdad, Iraq. His research interests include mathematical programming and optimization with applications to homeland security, transportation, and location/allocation problems. Currently, LTC Lunday is working on models for network interdiction that consider synergy between collocated resources of different types, as well as models for coastal seaspace patrol sector design and allocation.