Sam Parry

Senior Fellow

Modeling and Simulation

Sam Parry has 40 years experience in military operations research. He conducted studies and developed models for the US Army in the areas of combat simulation, test and evaluation, analysis of alternatives and human factors engineering. His work with ARTIS includes developing curriculum for five Cyber security courses in conjunction with Stach & Liu, Inc. In addition to his work with ARTIS, he is currently developing a new paradigm for planning and conducting field tests for DoD systems using Bayesian formulations for the Institute for Defense Analyses. Also, he is developing strategies and opportunities with Research Triangle Institute (RTI) International for marketing RTI technologies for the Department of Defense. As a Senior Operations Research consultant for The Boeing Company, he has conducted studies for International Business Development using the Joint Conflict and Tactical Simulation for Israel, Taiwan, Japan, Kuwait, Korea, Turkey and Saudi Arabia, in addition to a 2 year study of the effectiveness of directed energy lethal and non-lethal weapons. He retired as Professor of Operations Research at the Naval Postgraduate School in 1998. He was inducted into the U.S. Army ORSA Hall of Fame on November 14, 2007 and the Dr. Samuel H. Parry Modeling and Simulation Laboratory at the U. S. Army TRADOC Analysis Center, Monterey, CA was dedicated on March 23, 2000. He holds a Ph.D. in Operations Research/Systems Engineering from The Ohio State University; a M.S. in Industrial Engineering from Northwestern University and a B.S. in Industrial Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology.