Design of a Weather-Normalization Forecasting Model

SEOR Capstone Project

Student Walking on the Fairfax Campus

GMU Project Team

Abram Gross

Abram Gross is an Operations Research Analyst for the Department of the Army. He joined the United States civil service after graduating from Virginia Military Institute in May of 2010, attaining a B.S. degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering as well as a B.S. degree in Applied Mathematics. His analytical contributions predominately focus on supporting Army resource allocation decisions. Abram is an active supporter of the Operations Research community, attending and briefing at such colloquiums as Military Operations Research Symposium and Army Operations Research Symposium.

Yafeng Peng

Yafeng is currently working as an Industrial Engineer at Micron Technology Manassas. His main responsibility is to maintain and enhance Micron's in-house scheduling and dispatching system so that the fabrication facilities can always perform at the optimal level. Prior to join Micron, he spent 4 years studying Industrial and Systems Engineering at National University of Singapore and graduated with honor degree. He started his master program in Industrial Engineering at George Mason University in 2012 and is expected to complete the program in 2014. He is also an ASQ certified Six Sigma Black Belt.

Jedidiah Shirey

Jedidiah Shirey graduated in May 2013 from George Mason University with a Bachelor of Science in Systems Engineering and a concentration in Operations Research. He will graduate in May of 2014 with a Master of Science degree in Systems Engineering with a concentration in Architecture Based Systems. He can be contacted at