Pamela Sydelko is the director of the System Sciences Center.
Sydelko earned her MBA from the University of Chicago and her M.S. in soil science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where her research focused on coalmine reclamation. She joined Argonne in October 1989, coming from the U.S. Army Engineering Research and Development Center – Construction Engineering Research Laboratory (CERL) in Champaign-Urbana.
She has expertise in systems-level research and technology aimed at developing innovative modeling, analysis and decision support tools / technologies including the development of integrated multi-component software systems. Key modeling domains include national security, environmental/land use, logistics, and infrastructures.