Senior Institute Fellow
- Regional resiliency
- Integrated social, cultural, behavioral, physical, and environmental modeling
- Impacts of climate change on society and National Security
Dr. John R. Hummel is the lead for Integrated Resiliency Analyses (CIRA) in the Risk and Infrastructure Sciences Center in the Global Security Sciences division at Argonne. He has over 30 years of experience in developing and using modeling and simulation applications in a variety of domains, including environmental impacts on operations and systems, logistics, simulation architectures, and the impacts of climate change on National Security. He led the development of efforts to create a framework for assessing societal and regional resiliency and is leading three water related Regional Resilience Assessment Program projects for the Department of Homeland Security. He has a Ph.D. in Atmospheric Science from the University of Michigan and a M.S. in Meteorology and B.S. with Honors Option in Engineering Science from the Pennsylvania State University. Dr. Hummel is also a Senior Fellow with the Computation Institute of the University of Chicago and a Fellow with the Military Operations Research Society.