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Susan Marie Sanchez

Phone: (831) 656-2780


  • 2017 - INFORMS Fellow, INFORMS (Institute of Operations Research and the Management Sciences)
  • 2016 - Titan of Simulation, Winter Simulation Conference
  • 2015 - Gus Schaefer Award, Defence Operations Research Symposium (DORS), held concurrently with MODSIM2015, Gold Coast, Australia
  • 2015 - International Keynote Speaker, Defence Operations Research Symposium 2015, held concurrently with MODSIM2015, Gold Coast, Australia.
  • 2014 - NATO Scientific Achievement Award, NATO Science & Technology Organization
  • 2014 - Richard W. Hamming Faculty Award for Interdisciplinary Activities, NPS Foundation
  • 2013 - Bernard Koopman Prize, INFORMS Military Applications Society

Scholarly Work

  • Book Chapter
  • Sanchez, S. M., & Sanchez, P. J, (2017). Better Big Data via Data Farming Experiments. Advances in Modeling and Simulation - Seminal Research from 50 Years of Winter Simulation Conferences (pp. 159-179). Springer International Publishing AG.
  • Conference Proceeding
  • Sanchez, S. M, (2018). Data farming: Better data, not just big data. Piscataway, New Jersey IEEE.
  • Sanchez, S. M., Sanchez, P. J., & Purdue University, H. W, (2018). Work smarter, not harder: A tutorial on designing and conducting simulation experiments. Piscataway, New Jersey IEEE.
  • Marlow, D. O., Sanchez, S. M., & Sanchez, P. J, (2017). Assessing the impact of the bathtub failure rate curve on fleet performance using designed simulation experiments. Australia, December:
  • Sanchez, P. J., & Sanchez, S. M, (2015). A Scalable Discrete Event Stochastic Agent-Based Model of Infectious Disease Propagation. US: IEEE.
  • Marlow, D. O., Sanchez, S. M., & Sanchez, P. J, (2015). Testing aircraft fleet management policies using designed simulation experiments. Australia: Modelling and Simulation Society of Australia and New Zealand.
  • Kang, K., Doerr, K. H., & Sanchez, S. M, (2006). A design of experiments approach to readiness risk analysis.