EMSE Engineering Management and Systems Engineering 
Dr.
Thomas A. Mazzuchi Professor of Engineering Management & Systems Engineering 

Journal Articles Edited Volumes

Journal Articles: 54. E. Lari, J. Beech, T. A. Mazzuchi, and S. Sarkani “Practical approaches to resolving resource assignment challenges in multiproject programs.” CrossTalk: The Journal of Defense Software Engineering, Vol. 17, 2010. 53. C. Merrit, T. A. Mazzuchi and S. Sarkani. “Use of probabilistic inversion to model qualitative expert input when selecting a nuclear reactor technology.” Engineering Management, 2010. 52. M. Flynn S. Sarkani, and T. A. Mazzuchi. “Regression analysis of automatic measurement systems.” IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation & Measurement, Vol. 58, No. 10, 2009, pp 33733379. 51. D. Millar, T. A. Mazzuchi and S. Sarkani. "Nonparametric statistical analysis of the reliability of a naval aviation propulsion system." Naval Engineers Journal, Vol. 121, Issue 2, 2009, pp 111123. 50. D. Hutto, T. A. Mazzuchi and S. Sarkani. “Analysis of reliability using masked systems life data.” International Journal of Quality and Reliability Management, Vol. 26, Issue 7, 2009, pp. 723739. 49. K. Brunson, J. Beech, T. A. Mazzuchi, and S. Sarkani. “Toward a framework for implementing systems engineering development of complex systems through Monte Carlo simulation."CrossTalk: The Journal of Defense Software Engineering, Vol. 16, July/August, pp. 713. 48. J. S. Wasek, S. Sarkani, and T. A. Mazzuchi. “Mapping system capabilities to requirements and performance metrics for capabilitiesbased acquisitions: DoD applications.” Journal of Military Operations Research, Vol. 14, No. 2, 2009, pp. 119. 47. R. A. Ernsting, S. Sarkani, and T. A. Mazzuchi. “Using relative material loss to evaluate a dry dock caisson gate.” Materials Performance, Vol. 48, No. 4, 2009, pp. 6064. 46. M. A. Cramer, J. E. Beach, T. A. Mazzuchi, and S. Sarkani. “Understanding information uncertainty within the context of a netcentric data model: A mine warfare example.” The International C2 Journal,Special Issue: “Modeling and Simulation in Support of NetworkCentric Approaches and Capabilities,” Andreas Tolk, Guest Ed., Vol. 3, No. 1, 2009, pp. 155. 45. C. J. Willy, W. J. J. Roberts, T. A. Mazzuchi, and S. Sarkani. “On recursive MMPP parameter estimation.” IEEE Signal Processing Letters, Vol. 15, 2008, pp. 883886. 44. T. A. Mazzuchi, E. Soofi and R. Soyer. “Bayes estimate and inference for entropy and information index of fit.” Econometric Review, Vol. 27, No. 46, 2008 pp. 428456. 43. R.J. Duintjer Tebbens, K. M. Thompson, M. G. Myriam Hunink, T. A. Mazzuchi, D. Lewandowski, D. Kurowicka, and R. M. Cooke. “Uncertainty and Sensitivity Analyses of a Dynamic Economic Evaluation Model for Vaccination Programs.” Medical Decision Making, Vol. 28, April 2008, pp. 182200. 42. A.G. Shem, T.A. Mazzuchi, and S. Sarkani. “Addressing uncertainty in unmanned aerial vehicle navigation decisionmaking.” IEEE Transactions on Aerospace and Electronic Systems, Vol. 44, No. 1, January 2008, pp. 295313. 41. T.A. Mazzuchi, B. Linzey and A. Brunin. “A paired comparison experiment for gathering expert judgment for an aircraft wiring risk assessment.” Reliability Engineering and System Safety, Vol. 93, 2008, pp. 722–731. 40. C. Bunea, T.A. Mazzuchi, S. Sarkani, and HC. Chang. “Application of modern reliability database techniques to military system data.” Reliability Engineering and System Safety, Vol. 93, No. 1, 2008, pp. 1427. 39. S. Sarkani, T.A. Mazzuchi, D. Lewandowski, and D.P. Kihl. “Runout analysis in fatigue investigation.” Special Issue of Engineering Fracture Mechanics: Reliability – Statistical Methods in Fracture and Fatigue, G. I. Schueller, Ed., Vol. 74, No. 18, 2007, pp. 29712980. 38. T. Eveleigh, T.A. Mazzuchi and S. Sarkani. “Spatiallyaware systems engineering design modeling applied to natural hazard vulnerability assessment.” Systems Engineering, Vol. 10, Issue 3, 2007, pp. 187202. 37. A. Singh, J. R. van Dorp, and T. A. Mazzuchi. “A novel asymmetric distribution with power tails.” Communications in Statistics: Theory and Methods, Vol. 36, Issue 2, 2007, pp 235252. 36. J. S. Seibel, T. A. Mazzuchi, and S. Sarkani. “A same vendor, versiontoversion upgrade decision support model for commercial offtheshelf productivity applications.” Systems Engineering, Vol. 9, Issue 4, 2006, pp. 296312. 35. T. Eveleigh, T. A. Mazzuchi, and S. Sarkani. “Systems engineering design and spatial modeling for improved natural hazard risk assessment.” Disaster Prevention and Management, Vol. 15, No. 4, 2006, pp. 636  648. 34. A. Spraitzer, J. Beech, T. A. Mazzuchi, and S. Sarkani “Universally applying enhanced seamless verification testing.” ITEA Journal of Test and Evaluation, Vol. 27, No. 2, 2006, pp. 3744. 33. J. R. van Dorp, A. Singh and T. A. Mazzuchi. “The DoublyPareto Uniform distribution with applications in uncertainty analysis and econometrics.” Mediterranean Journal of Mathematics, Vol. 3, No. 2, 2006, pp. 205225. 32. C. Bunea and T. A. Mazzuchi. “Competing failure modes in accelerated life testing.” Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference, Vol 136, Issue 5, 2006, pp. 16081620. 31. P. Szwed, J. R. van Dorp, J.R.W. Merrick, T.A. Mazzuchi, and A. Singh. “A Bayesian paired comparison approach for relative accident probability assessment with covariate information.“ European Journal of Operational Research, Vol. 169, Issue 1, 2006, pp. 157177. 30. D. M. Hayes and T. A. Mazzuchi. “A decision model for remedy selection under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA)." Federal Facilities Environmental Journal. Vol. 16, Issue 2, 2005, pp. 7994. 29. J. R. van Dorp and T. A. Mazzuchi. “A General Bayes Weibull inference model for accelerated life testing." Reliability Engineering and System Safety. Vol. 90, Issues 23, 2005, pp.140147. 28. J. R. W. Merrick, R. Soyer, and T. A. Mazzuchi. “Are maintenance practices for railroad tracks effective?" Journal of the American Statistical Association, Vol. 100, No 469, 2005, pp 1725. 27. J. R. van Dorp and T. A. Mazzuchi. “A general Bayes exponential inference model for accelerated life testing." Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference, Vol 119, Issue 1, 2004, pp 5574. 26. J. R. W. Merrick, J. R. van Dorp, J. P. Blackford, G. L. Shaw, J. R. Harrald, and T. A. Mazzuchi. “A traffic density analysis of proposed ferry service expansion in San Francisco Bay using a maritime simulation model.” Reliability Engineering and System Safety, Vol. 81, Issue 2, 2003, pp. 119132. 25. P. A. Keiller and T. A. Mazzuchi. “Improving Software reliability predictions.” Reliability Review: the RM Engineering Journal, Vol. 23, No. 1, 2003, pp 1827. 24. J. R. W. Merrick, R. Soyer, and T. A. Mazzuchi. “A Bayesian semiparametric analysis of the reliability and maintenance of machine tools." Technometrics, Vol. 45, No. 1, 2003, pp. 5869. 23. J. R. W. Merrick, J. R. van Dorp, T. A. Mazzuchi, J. R. Harrald, J. E. Spahn, and M. Grabowski. "The Prince William Sound risk assessment." Interfaces, Vol. 32, No. 6, 2002, pp. 2540. 22. D. Perlstein, W. H. Jarvis, and T. A. Mazzuchi. “Bayesian calculation of costoptimal burnin test duration for the mixed exponential populations." Reliability Engineering and System Safety, Vol. 72, Issue 3, 2001, pp 265273. 21. J. R. van Dorp, J. R. W. Merrick, J. R. Harrald, T. A. Mazzuchi, and M. Grabowski. “A risk management procedure for the Washington State Ferries." Risk Analysis, Vol. 21, Issue 1, 2001, pp. 127142. 20. M. Grabowski, J. R. W. Merrick, J. R. Harrald, T. A. Mazzuchi, and J. R. van Dorp, “Risk modeling in distributed, large scale systems." IEEE Transactions in Systems Man, and Cybernetics Part A: Systems and Humans, Vol. 30, Issue 6, 2000, pp.651660. 19. J. R. W. Merrick, J. R. van Dorp, J. R. Harrald, T. A. Mazzuchi, J. E. Spahn, and M.Grabowski. “A systems approach to managing oil transportation risk in Prince William Sound." Systems Engineering, Vol. 3, Issue 3, 2000, pp. 128142. 18. J. R. van Dorp and T. A. Mazzuchi. “Fitting the beta distribution to two quantiles." Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation, Vol. 67, Issue 2, 2000, pp. 198201. 17. T. A. Mazzuchi, E. S. Soofi, and R. Soyer. “Computation of maximum entropy Dirichlet for modeling lifetime data." Computational Statistics and Data Analysis, Vol. 32, Issue 34, 2000, pp. 361378. 16. P. A. Keiller and T. A. Mazzuchi. “Enhancing the predictability of two popular software reliability growth models." South African Computer Journal, Vol. 24, 1999, pp. 105109. 15. J. R. Harrald, T. A. Mazzuchi, J. E. Spahn, J. R. Van Dorp, J. R. W. Merrick, S. Shrestha, and M. Grabowski. “Using systems simulation to model the impact of human error in a maritime system." Safety Science, Vol. 30, Issue 12, 1998, pp. 235247. 14 Erkanli, T. A. Mazzuchi, and R. Soyer. “Bayesian computations for reliability growth modeling." Technometrics, Vol. 40, No. 1, 1998, pp. 1423. 13. I. F. Somerville, D. L. Dietrich, and T. A. Mazzuchi. “Bayesian reliability analysis using the Dirichlet prior distribution with emphasis on accelerated life testing run in random order." Nonlinear Analysis, Theory, Methods, and Applications, Vol. 30, Issue 7, 1997, pp. 44154423 (taken from refereed proceedings of the Second World Congress on Nonlinear Analysis). 12. J. R. van Dorp, T. A. Mazzuchi, and R. Soyer. “Sequential inference and decision making for single mission systems development." Journal of Statistical Planning and Inference, Vol. 62, Issue 2, 1997, pp. 207218. 11. T. A. Mazzuchi, R. Soyer and A. Vopatek. “Bayesian Inference for the Weibull acceleration model." Lifetime Data Analysis, Vol. 3, No. 1, 1997, pp. 113. 10. J. R. van Dorp, T. A. Mazzuchi, G. E. Fornell, and L. R. Pollock. “A Bayes approach to stepstress accelerated life testing." IEEE Transactions on Reliability, Vol. 45, Issue 3, 1996, pp. 491498. 9. T. A. Mazzuchi and R. Soyer. “Bayesian perspectives on replacement strategies." Reliability Engineering and System Safety, Vol. 51, Issue 3, 1996, pp. 295303. 8. J. R. Harrald and T. A. Mazzuchi. “Planning for success: A scenariobased approach to contingency planning using expert judgment." Journal of Contingencies and Crisis Management, Vol. 1, Issue 4, 1993, pp. 189198. 7. T. A. Mazzuchi and R. Soyer. “A Bayes methodology for assessing product reliability during development testing." IEEE Transactions on Reliability, Vol. 42, Issue 3, 1993, pp. 503510. 6. T. A. Mazzuchi and R. Soyer. “A dynamic general linear model for inference from accelerated life testing." Naval Research Logistics Quarterly, Vol. 39, Issue 6, 1992, pp. 757773. 5. J. M. van Noortwijk, R. A. Dekker, and R. M. Cooke and T. A. Mazzuchi. “Expert judgment in maintenance optimization." IEEE Transactions on Reliability, Vol. 41, Issue 3, 1992, pp. 427432. 4. E. N. Pistikopoulos and T. A. Mazzuchi. “A novel flexibility analysis approach for processes with stochastic parameters." Computers and Chemical Engineering, Vol. 14, Issue 9, 1992, pp. 9911000. 3. T. A. Mazzuchi and R. Soyer. “Assessment of machine tool reliability using a proportional hazards model." Naval Research Logistics Quarterly, Vol. 36, Issue 6, 1989, pp. 765777. 2. T. A. Mazzuchi and R. Soyer. “A Bayes empirical Bayes model for software reliability." IEEE Transactions on Reliability, Vol. 37, Issue 2, 1988, pp. 248254. 1. T. A. Mazzuchi and N. D. Singpurwalla. “A Bayesian approach to inferences for monotone failure rates." Statistics and Probability Letters, Vol. 3, Issue 3, 1985, pp. 135141. 
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