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Lance Fiondella

Assistant Professor
UMass Dartmouth


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Research and Background

As a Computer Science and Engineering PhD student, Dr. Fiondella conducted research for the Center for Resilient Transportation Infrastructure (CRTI), a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) National Transportation Security Center of Excellence (NTSCOE). He participated in the 2010 “Greenfield” Aviation Security Workshop, co-sponsored by the DHS S&T Directorate and the U.K. Home Office. He was an invited speaker at the 2011 DHS Student Day, held in conjunction with the DHS Summit in Washington, DC, where he presented his research on the optimal deployment and protection of high-speed rail. He has published more than 10 peer-reviewed conference and journal papers on topics related to transportation network vulnerability, including Security and Performance Analysis of Passenger Screening for Mass-transit Systems, recipient of the best paper award from the Attack and Disaster Preparation, Recovery and Response Track at the 2012 IEEE International Conference on Technologies for Homeland Security. He has also published an additional 70 peer-reviewed conference and journal papers on topics relating to software and system reliability and risk, which have earned him four additional paper awards and a scholarship from the IEEE Reliability Society. His transportation security research projects Mitigating the Impact of Transportation Network Disruptions on Evacuation and Dynamic Transportation Network Vulnerability Assessment Algorithms were supported by the DHS Office of University Programs (OUP) through The Center for Risk and Economic Analysis of Terrorism Events (CREATE) led by the University of Southern California (USC). Since 2014, he serves as technical program committee co-chair of the IEEE International Conference on Technologies for Homeland Security (http://www.ieee-hst.org/).

Contact Info

Lance Fiondella
lfiondella@umassd.edu
SENG Building (Group II), Room 214B, UMass Dartmouth,
Dartmouth, Massachusetts 02747

Research in Action

Education

Ph.D. Computer Science & Engineering, University of Connecticut (August, 2012); M.S. Computer Science & Engineering, University of Connecticut (May, 2003); B.A. Computer Science, Eastern Connecticut State University (ECSU) (August, 1999)

Publications

L. Fiondella, A. Rahman, N. Lownes, and V. Basavaraj, Deployment of High Speed Rail: An Evolutionary Algorithm guided by Game Theory. IEEE Transactions on Reliability (TR). DOI 10.1109/TR.2015.2491602. (http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/articleDetails.jsp?reload=true&arnumber=7314995)

V. Shekar and L. Fiondella, Graph Extraction and Demand Profiling Applications for Transportation Network Research, In Proc. Humanitarian Technology: Science, Systems and Global Impact 2016 (HumTech2016). (http://www.humanitariantechnology.org/)

L. Fiondella, An Algorithm to Prioritize Road Network Restoration after a Regional Event, In Proc. of 2013 IEEE International Conference on Technologies for Homeland Security (HST 2013), Waltham, MA, pp. 19-25, Nov 2013. (http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/login.jsp?tp=&arnumber=6698970&url=http%3A%2F%2Fieeexplore.ieee.org%2Fxpls%2Fabs_all.jsp%3Farnumber%3D6698970)

L. Fiondella, S. Gokhale, N. Lownes, M. Accorsi. Security and Performance Analysis of Passenger Screening for Mass-transit Systems. In Proc. of 2012 IEEE International Conference on Technologies for Homeland Security (HST 2012), Waltham, MA, pp. 312-318, Nov 2012. (http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/xpl/login.jsp?tp=&arnumber=6459867&url=http%3A%2F%2Fieeexplore.ieee.org%2Fiel5%2F6449393%2F6459807%2F06459867.pdf%3Farnumber%3D6459867)

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