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RICHARD R. CIRILLO
Dr. Richard R. Cirillo serves as Director of the Decision and Information Sciences Division, which has 160 staff with an equal number of subject matter experts on adjunct assignments. The Division’s annual budget is approximately $55 million. Division capabilities include systems analysis; modeling, simulation, and visualization; decision and risk analysis; complex adaptive systems; and information sciences. Programmatic areas include national and homeland security, infrastructure assurance, energy and environmental systems, social dynamics, and policy analysis.
Dr. Cirillo’s research work has focused on interdisciplinary development and application of advanced simulation tools. Work has involved both domestic and international components and covers energy demand projections, energy resource and technology analysis, supply/demand modeling, environmental impact assessment, critical infrastructure assurance, and emergency preparedness.
Research has been carried out for domestic organizations include U.S. Department of Energy, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security, state and local government agencies, private sector companies.
Research for international organizations has involved the World Bank, International Atomic Energy Agency, Agency for International Development, energy and environmental ministries of selected countries, and international energy and electricity companies.
Dr. Cirillo joined Argonne in 1972. He holds a Ph.D. in engineering from New York University.