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  • Mark Austin
    Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
    University of Maryland,
    College Park, MD 20742, USA
  • Phone : (301)-405-6627
    FAX : (301)-405-6707
    E-mail : austin@isr.umd.edu


WORK EXPERIENCE

August 1993 to present

August 1987 to July 1993

  • University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland.
    Assistant Professor
    • Joint appointments in Department of Civil Engineering and Systems Research Center.

June 1993 to May 1995

  • Hughes Information Technology Systems, Landover, Maryland.
    Scientist/Engineer
    • Formulated Education Program for NASA's Earth Observing System Data Information System (EOSDIS) Program.

December 1985 to July 1987

  • University of California , Berkeley, California
    Research Engineer, Department of Civil Engineering
    • Conducted research on Computer-Aided Design of Earthquake Resistant Structures.


EDUCATION


SCIENTIFIC AND PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
  • Chairman, Applications Forum Working Group, International Council of Systems Engineering
  • Member, American Society of Civil Engineers
  • Member, Association of Computing Machinery
  • Member, New Zealand Society of Earthquake Engineering


SELECT PUBLICATIONS IN SYSTEMS ENGINEERING
  • Petnga L., Austin M.A. and Blackburn M.B. , Semantically-enabled Model-based Systems Engineering of Safety-critical Network of Systems ( pdf ),
    27th Annual INCOSE International Symposium (INCOSE 2017), Adelaide, Australia, July 15-20, 2017.
  • Knizhnik J., Austin M.A. and Carigan C. , Robotic Satellite Servicing Trade Space Down Selection ( pdf ),
    27th Annual INCOSE International Symposium (INCOSE 2017), Adelaide, Australia, July 15-20, 2017.
  • Petnga L. and Austin M.A. , An Ontological Framework for Knowledge Modeling and Decision Support in Cyber-Physical Systems ( pdf ),
    Advanced Engineering Informatics, Vol. 30, No. 1, January 2016, pp. 77-94.
  • Arellano A., Zontek-Carney E., and Austin M.A. , Frameworks for Natural Language Processing of Texual Requirements,
    International Journal On Advances in Systems and Measurements, Vol. 8, No. 3 and 4, December 2015, pp. 230--240.
  • Petnga L. and Austin M.A. , Spatial Ontologies and Models for Safety-Critical Cyber-Physical Systems,
    International Conference on Complex Systems Engineering (ICCSE 2015), Hartford, CT, November 9-11, 2015.
  • Arellano A., Carney E., and Austin M.A. , Natural Language Processing of Textual Requirements,
    The Tenth International Conference on Systems (ICONS 2015), Barcelona, Spain, April 19-24, 2015.
    Best Paper Award.
  • Petnga L. and Austin M.A. , Tubes and Metrics for Solving the Dilemma Zone Problem,
    The Tenth International Conference on Systems (ICONS 2015), Barcelona, Spain, April 19-24, 2015.
  • Austin M.A., Delgoshaei P., and Nguyen A. , Distributed Systems Behavior Modeling with Ontologies, Rules, and Message Passing Mechanisms ,
    13th Annual Conference on Systems Engineering Research (CSER 2015),
    Stevens Institute of Technology Campus, Hoboken, New Jersey, March 17-19, 2015.
    MITRE Best Transition in Systems Engineering Research Award.
  • Delgoshaei P., Austin M.A., and Pertzborn A. , A Semantic Framework for Modeling and Simulation of Cyber-Physical Systems ,
    International Journal On Advances in Systems and Measurements, Vol. 7, No's 3-4, December 2014, pp. 223-238.
  • Petnga L. and Austin M.A. , Semantic Platforms for Cyber-Physical Systems,
    24nd Annual International Symposium of The International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE 2014), Las Vegas, NV, June 30 -- July 3, 2014.
  • Mosteller M., Austin M.A., Yang S. and Ghodssi R., Platforms for Engineering Experimental Biomedical Systems ( pdf ),
    IEEE Systems Journal, Vol. PP, Issue 9, September 2014, pp. 1-11.
  • Petnga L. and Austin M.A. , Model-Based Systems Engineering for Design and Automated Operation of Modern Waterway Systems,
    8th Annual IEEE International Systems Conference (SYSCON 2014), Ottawa, Canada, March 31 - April 3, 2014.
  • Delgoshaei P., Austin M.A., and Veronica D.A. , A Semantic Platform Infrastructure for Requirements Traceability and System Assessment,
    9th International Conference on Systems (ICONS 2014), Nice, France, February 23-27, 2014.
  • Petnga L. and Austin M.A. , Cyber-Physical Architectures for Modeling and Enhanced Operations of Connected-Vehicle Systems,
    2nd IEEE/TRB International Conference on Connected Vehicles (ICCVE 2013), Las Vegas, December 2-6, 2013.
  • Petnga L. and Austin M.A., Ontologies of Time and Time-based Reasoning for MBSE of Cyber-Physical Systems ( pdf ),
    11th Annual Conference on Systems Engineering Research (CSER 2013), Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, March 19-22, 2013.
    Best Conference Paper Award.
  • Nassar N. and Austin M.A., Model-Based Systems Engineering Design and Trade-Off Analysis with RDF Graphs ( pdf ),
    11th Annual Conference on Systems Engineering Research (CSER 2013), Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, March 19-22, 2013.
  • Mosteller M., Austin M.A., Yang S., and Ghodssi R. , Platforms for Engineering Experimental Biomedical Systems ( pdf ),
    INSIGHT Magazine, Vol. 15, Issue 4, December 2012, pp. 9-16.
  • Delgoshaei P. and Austin M.A. , Software Patterns for Traceability of Requirements to Finite-State Machine Behavior: Application to Rail Transit Systems Design and Management,
    14th Annual International Symposium of The International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE 2012), Rome, Italy, 2012.
  • Mosteller M., Austin M.A., Yang S., and Ghodssi R. , Platforms for Engineering Experimental Biomedical Systems,
    14th Annual International Symposium of The International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE 2012), Rome, Italy, 2012.
    Best Paper Award.
  • Delgoshaei P. and Austin M.A. , Software Patterns for Traceability of Requirements to Finite-State Machine Behavior,
    10th Annual Conference on Systems Engineering Research (CSER 2012), St. Louis, Missouri, March 19-22, 2012.
  • Johnnie J., Austin M.A., Sriram G., Conway M. and Misra A. , Systems Engineering and Metabolic Engineering: A Side-by-Side Comparison,
    10th Annual Conference on Systems Engineering Research (CSER 2012), St. Louis, Missouri, March 19-22, 2012.
  • Delgoshaei P. and Austin M.A. , Software Design Patterns for Ontology-Enabled Traceability,
    Ninth Annual Conference on Systems Engineering Research (CSER 2011), Redondo Beach, CA, April 14-16, 2011.
  • Austin M.A. and Wojcik C.E. , Ontology-Enabled Traceability Mechanisms,
    Twentieth Annual International Symposium of The International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE 2010), Chicago, USA, July 12-15, 2010, Paper 562.
  • Austin M.A., Tabatabaee V., and Baras J.S. , Systems Engineering Challenges for Design and Real-time Management of Component-Enabled Wireless Ad-hoc Networks,
    Eigth Annual Conference on Systems Engineering Research (CSER 2010), Stevens Institute of Technology Campus, Hoboken, New Jersey, March 17-20, 2010, Paper 1569270853.
  • Selberg S. and Austin M.A. , Toward an Evolutionary System of Systems Architecture ( pdf ),
    Eighteenth Annual International Symposium of The International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE 2008), Utrecht, The Netherlands, June 15-19, 2008.
  • Johnson J. and Austin M.A., A Process Modeling Framework for Formal Validation of Panama Canal System Operations ( pdf ),
    Eighteenth Annual International Symposium of The International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE 2008), Utrecht, The Netherlands, June 15-19, 2008
  • Fogarty K. and Austin M.A. , Systems Modeling and Traceability Applications of the Higraph Formalism ,
    Systems Engineering: The Journal of the International Council on Systems Engineering, Vol. 12, No. 2, Summer 2009, pp. 117-140.
  • Austin M.A. and Raley C. , Design Platform Methodology for Augmented Cognition, Chapter 8 of Augmented Cognition: A Practitioner's Guide , pp. 196-221,
    Edited by Dylan D. Schmorrow and Kay M. Stanney, Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, P.O. Box 1369, Santa Monica, CA 90406-1369, September 2008, p. 280.
  • Selberg S. and Austin M.A. , Backbone Infrastructures for Sustainable System-of-Systems Management,
    Sixth Annual Conference on Systems Engineering Research (CSER 2008), Los Angeles, April 4-6, 2008.
  • Austin M.A., Mayank V., and Shmunis N., Ontology-Based Validation of Connectivity Relationships in a Home Theater System,
    International Journal of Intelligent Systems, Vol. 21, No. 10, October 2006, pp. 1111-1125.
  • Austin M.A., Mayank V., and Shmunis N. , PaladinRM: Graph-Based Visualization of Requirements Organized for Team-Based Design,
    Systems Engineering: The Journal of the International Council on Systems Engineering, Vol. 9, No. 2, May 2006, pp. 129-145.
  • Austin M.A. , Toward Platform Architectures for Modular Cognitive Cockpits,
    Ist International Conference on Augmented Cognition, Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, July 26, 2005.
  • Mayank V. and Austin M.A. , Ontology-Enabled Validation of System Architectures,
    Fourteenth Annual International Symposium of The International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE 2004), Toulouse, France, June 20-24, 2004.
  • Selberg S.A. and Austin M.A. , Requirements Engineering and the Semantic Web ( pdf ),
    ISR Technical Report 2003-20, University of Maryland, College Park, MD., May 2003, (p. 62).
  • Austin M.A., Baras J.S., and Kositsyna N.I. , Combined Research and Curriculum Development in Information-Centric Systems Engineering,
    Twelth Annual International Symposium of The International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE 2002), Las Vegas, USA, July, 2002.
  • Austin M.A., Web-Based Systems Engineering Application Profiles ( ps.gz ),
    Eighth Annual International Symposium of the International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOS 1998E), Vancouver, Canada, July 26-30, 1998.


BUILDING ENERGY SYSTEMS

  • Delgoshaei P., Heidarinejad M., Austin M.A., and Pertzborn A.J. , Semantic Inference-Based Control Strategies for Building HVAC Systems Using Modelica-Based Physical Models ( pdf ),
    The 10th International Symposium on Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (ISHVAC 2017), Jinan, China, October 19--22, 2017.
  • Delgoshaei P., Austin M.A., Pertzborn A., Heidarinejad M. and Chandan V. , Towards a Semantically-enabled Control Strategy for
    Building Simulations: Integration of Semantic Technologies and Model Predictive Control ( pdf ),
    15th International Conference of IBPSA (Building Simulation 2017), San Francisco, August 7-9, 2017.
  • Delgoshaei P., Austin M.A., and Veronica D. , Semantic Models and Rule-based Reasoning for Fault Detection and Diagnostics:
    Applications in Heating, Ventilating and Air Conditioning Systems ( pdf ),
    The Twelth International Conference on Systems (ICONS 2017), Venice, Italy, April 23-27, 2017, pp. 48-53.


CIVIL INFRASTRUCTURE SYSTEMS

  • Petnga L., Austin M.A. and Kaisar E. , Formal Analysis of Delays in Waterway System Operations With Timed Automata Modeling, The 7th METRANS International Urban Freight Conference (I-NUF), Long Beach, CA, October 17--20, 2017.
  • Bou-Harb E., Kaisar E., and Austin M.A. , On the Impact of Empirical Attack Models Targeting Marine Transportation,
    The 5th IEEE International Conference on Models and Technologies for Intelligent Transportation Systems (MT-ITS 2017),
    Napoli, Italy, June 26-28, 2017.
  • Coelho M., Austin M.A., and Blackburn M. , Distributed System Behavior Modeling of Urban Systems with Ontologies,
    Rules and Many-to-Many Association Relationships ( pdf ),
    The Twelth International Conference on Systems (ICONS 2017), Venice, Italy, April 23-27, 2017, pp. 10-15.
    Best Paper Award.
  • Petnga L. and Austin M.A. , Model-Based Design and Formal Verification Processes for Automated Waterway System Operations ( pdf ),
    Systems: Special Issue on Product, Process, System Design Review Methods and Tools, Vol. 4, No. 2, June 2016, p. 23.
  • Petnga L. and Austin M.A. , Safe Traffic Intersections: Metrics, Tubes, and Prototype Simulation for Solving the Dilemma Zone Problem,
    International Journal On Advances in Systems and Measurements, Vol. 8, No. 3 and 4, December 2015, pp. 241--254.
  • Kaisar E. and Austin M.A., Synthesis and Validation of High-Level Behavior Models for Narrow Waterway Management Systems,
    Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, ASCE, September 2007, pp. 373-378.
  • Kaisar E., Austin M.A., and Papadimitriou S., Formal Development and Evaluation of Narrow Passageway System Operations,
    European Transport/Transporti Europei, Vol. 34, December 2006, pp. 88-104.
  • Kaisar E., Austin M.A., and Haghani A. , An Object-Oriented Approach for the Architecture Design of the Management of Narrow Passageways ( pdf ),
    International Workshop on Harbour, Maritime and Multinodal Logistics, Modeling and Simulation, Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, September 16-18, 2004
  • Kaisar E., Austin M.A., Lagakos V., and Papadimitriou S. , Hierarchical Object-Oriented Models for Management of Narrow Passageways,
    European Research Studies Journal, Volume VI, Issue (3-4), 2004, pp. 95-108.
  • Austin M.A. and Kaisar E. , Multi-Level Object-Based Modeling of Narrow Passageway Transportation Systems,
    6th World MultiConference on Systemics, Cybernetics, and Informatics, July 14-18, Orlando, FL, 2002.
    Best Paper Award for section on Information Technology Applications in Transportation.
  • Casey M.J. and Austin M.A., Semantic Web Methodologies for Spatial Decision Support ( pdf ),
    Proceedings of DSIAge2002: International Conference for Decision Support Systems in the Internet Age. July 3-7, 2002. Cork, Ireland.
  • Lagakos V., Kaisar E., and Austin M.A. , Object-based Models for Management of Narrow Passageways in Transportation Systems,
    Eleventh Annual International Symposium of The International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE), Melbourne, Australia, July 1-5, 2001.


STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING AND DYNAMICS

  • Sebastianelli R. and Austin M.A., Symbolic Analysis of Sub-Optimal Bang-Bang Control Mechanisms in Base Isolated Structures,
    Journal of Shock and Vibration, Vol. 16, No. 2, February 2009, pp. 195-211.
  • Austin M.A., and Sebastianelli R., Phase Analysis of Actuator Response for Sub-Optimal Bang-Bang and Velocity Cancellation Control of Base Isolated Structures,
    Journal of Structural Control and Health Monitoring, Vol. 14, Issue 7, July 2007, pp. 1034-1061.
  • Sebastianelli R. and Austin M.A., Energy Balance and Power Demand Assessment of Actuators in Base Isolated Structures supplemented with Modified Bang-Bang Control,
    Structural Engineering and Mechanics, Vol. 25, No. 5, March 2007, pp. 541-564.
  • Austin M.A. and Lin W.J. , Energy-Balance Assessment of Isolated Structures,
    Journal of Engineering Mechanics, ASCE, Vol. 130, No. 3, March 2004, pp. 347-358.
  • Austin M.A., Lin W.J., and Chen X.G., Structural Matrix Computations with Units,
    Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, ASCE, Vol. 14, No. 3, July 2000, pp. 174-182.
  • Austin M.A. and Voon B.K. , Structural Optimization in a Distributed Computing Environment,
    Computer Methods in Applied Mechanics and Engineering, Vol. 107, September 1993, pp. 173-192.
  • Austin M.A. , High Order Integration of Structural Dynamics Equations: Theory and Numerical Experiments,''
    International Journal of Numerical Methods in Engineering, Vol. 36, July 1993, pp. 2107-2122.
  • Austin M.A., Krishnaprasad P.S., and Wang L.S. , Almost Poisson Integration of Rigid Body Systems,
    Journal of Computational Physics, Volume 107, June, 1993, pp. 105-117.
  • Austin M.A., Creighton S., and Albrecht P. , XBUILD : Preprocessor for Finite Element Analysis of Steel Bridges,
    Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, ASCE, January, 1993, pp. 54-70.
  • Austin M.A. and Preston J. , Solid Modeling of RC Beams, Part 1 : Data Structures and Algorithms,
    Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, ASCE, October 1992, pp. 389-403.
  • Preston J. and Austin M.A. , Solid Modeling of RC Beams, Part 2 : Computational Environment,
    Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, ASCE. October 1992, pp. 404-416.
  • Austin M.A., Mahin S.A., and Pister K.S., CSTRUCT: Computer Environment for the Design of Steel Structures,
    Journal of Computing in Civil Engineering, ASCE, July, 1989, pp. 209-227.
  • Austin M.A., Pister K.S., and Mahin S.A. , A Methodology for the Probabilistic Limit States Design of Earthquake-Resistant Structures,
    Journal of the Structural Division, ASCE, August 1987, pp. 1642-1659.
  • Austin M.A., Pister K.S., and Mahin S.A. , Probabilistic Limit States Design of Moment-Resistant Frames under Seismic Loading,
    Journal of the Structural Division, ASCE, August 1987, pp. 1660-1677.
  • Austin M.A. and Pister K.S. , Design of Friction-Braced Frames under Seismic Loading,
    Journal of the Structural Division, ASCE, December 1985, pp. 2751-2769.


ENGINEERING SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT

  • Austin M.A. , Matrix and Finite Element Stack Machines for Structural Engineering Computations with Units,
    Advances in Engineering Software, Elsevier, Vol. 37, No. 8, August 2006, pp. 544-559.
  • Austin M.A. and Chancogne D., Introduction to Engineering Programming in C, MATLAB, and Java ,
    John-Wiley and Sons , New York, p. 656. December, 1998.
  • Lin W.J. and Austin M.A., Design of a Scripting Language for the Energy-Based Analysis of Nonlinear Structural Systems,
    I3th U.S. National Congress of Applied Mechanics ( ps.gz ), University of Florida, Gainesville, June 21-26, 1998.
  • Chancogne D. and Austin M., Web Dieting -- Dynamic and Interactive Environment Tools for the Web ,
    Sixth World Wide Web Conference, Stanford, California, April 1997, p. 11.
  • Austin M.A., X.G. Chen, and W.J. Lin , ALADDIN : A Computational Toolkit for Interactive Engineering Matrix and Finite Element Analysis,
    Technical Report TR 95-74, Institute for Systems Research, University of Maryland, August 1995.


AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS
  • Best Paper Award, ICONS, Venice, Italy (2017)
  • Best Paper Award, ICONS, Barcelona, Spain (2015)
  • MITRE Best Transition in Systems Engineering Research Award, CSER, Hoboken (2015)
  • ISR Outstanding Systems Engineering Faculty Award (2013)
  • Best Conference Paper Award, CSER, Atlanta (2013)
  • Best Paper Award, INCOSE, Rome, Italy (2012)
  • Agilent Technology Foundation (2006)
  • Invention of the Year Finalist, University of Maryland (2005)
  • Best Paper Award. Information Technology Applications in Transportation, 6WMSCI (2002)
  • NSF Research Initiation Award (1989-1991)
  • Winiata Memorial Bursary (1985-1986)
  • W.W. Van Arnesdale Fellowship, U.C. Berkeley (1982)
  • Earle C. Anthony Fellowship, U.C. Berkeley (1981)
  • New Zealand Senior University Scholarship (1980)
  • Southland Savings Bank Scholarship (1978-1980)


COMPUTER SKILLS
  • Software Development: Java, Python, C, Yacc/Byacc.
  • Internet Programming: XML, RDF, Ontologies, Jena.
  • Operating Systems: UNIX, Linux, Mac OS X.
  • Software Packages: LaTeX, MATLAB, Photoshop, and others.


REFERENCES
  • Available upon request


Last Modified: July 07, 2017
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