Tom Kuklinski, a Philadelphia native. graduated from the University of Virginia in May 2006 with a BS in Systems and Information Engineering. After graduation, Mr. Kuklinski worked as a teacher in South Africa for two years as a US Peace Corps Volunteer. He then joined Booz Allen Hamilton's Advanced Analytics team in March 2009, which is where he currently work. At Booz Allen, Mr. Kuklinkski supports Air Force Language, Region, and Culture Office, where he helps inform policy decision making using Operations Research techniques. He is currently working towards his MS in Operations Research with a concentration on Stochastic Modeling at George Mason University. Mr. Kuklinkski is expected to graduate in May, 2011

Ling Wu is a M.S. candidate in System Engineering with a concentration on Advanced Transportation Systems. Followed by her graduation from the University of Virginia with a B.S. degree in Computer Engineering, Ms.Wu worked for CGI Technologies as a software developer for 3 years supporting the Enviromental Protection Agency (EPA) with two of their software applications. Ms. Wu then worked for BAE Systems for 2 years as a System Analyst supporting the Federal Aviation Adminsitration (FAA) maintaining one of their web portal applications. Ms. Wu is currently with Booz Allen Hamilton supporting FAA's Enterprise Architecture work specilizing in data logic modeling. Ms. Wu is familiar with all aspects in software development cycles and is expanding her skills and experience in simulation and modeling fields. Ms. Wu is expected to graduate with a M.S in System Engineering in May 2011.

Timothy Smith
Timothy Smith is a senior program analyst within the Acquisition Program Management Division of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) where he provides analyses of risk, life cycle costs, program schedules and technical reviews for major acquisition programs. Prior to joining DHS, Mr. Smith was an acquisition and logistics manager for the Department of the Navy for over 20 years. He led various acquisition project teams at the Naval Sea Systems Command, U.S. Coast Guard, Chief of Naval Operations and Naval Air Systems Command. Mr. Smith is a former U.S. Marine infantry officer and served in Operations Desert Shield/Desert Storm. He holds a B.S. in Biology from The Citadel, a B.S. in Mathematics from the University of West Florida and expects to graduate in December 2011 from George Mason University with a M.S. in Operations Research.

Vladimir Zivkovic is a System Engineer at Micron Technology in Virginia for over 4 years where he focuses on software development and data extraction and manipulation. Prior joining Micron he worked at Energo-project in Europe for 2 years as a network administrator and system support. His current interest is in Databases, Web Design, Software development and System organization. Mr. Vladimir holds B.S. in Information Systems and M.S. in Computer Science. Currently he attends M.S. degree program at George Mason University in System Engineering with concentration in e-Manufacturing and expects to graduate in May 2011.