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Roland Mielke

  • Roland Mielke
  • Professor
  • Modeling, Simulation & Visualization Engineering
  • 1301 Engr and Comp Sci Bldg
  • Norfolk, VA 23529
  • 757-683-4570
  • rmielke@odu.edu
  • Dr. Roland Mielke received his BS, MS, and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Wisconsin in 1968, 1970, and 1975, respectively; all in electrical engineering. His research interests include system theory and graph applications in data flow architectures. Dr. Mielke joined Old Dominion University in the fall of 1975, and he is presently a Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.
  • Education

    University of Wisconsin, 1975
    Major: Electrical Engineering
    Degree: Ph. D.
    University of Wisconsin, 1970
    Major: Electrical Engineering
    Degree: M.S.
    University of Wisconsin, 1968
    Major: Electrical Engineering
    Degree: B.S.
  • Eta Kappa Nu Association
  • IEEE Student Chapter, Old Dominion University
  • NASA Certificate of Recognition, NASA
  • Phi Kappa Phi Association
  • Tau Beta Pi Association
  • The Society of Sigma Xi
  • 2002: Certified Modeling and Simulation Professional, December 2002 – Present
  • 2002: Old Dominion University, Designated “University Professor” (Recognition as Master Teacher), 2002 - Present
  • 2001: College of Engineering and Technology, Old Dominion University, ‘Excellence in Industry Partnering” Award, 2001
  • Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

    The Development of Modeling and Simulation Engineering Courses in Support of Modeling and Simulation Graduate Program
    Sponsoring Organization: Boeing
    Date: January, 2009 - December, 2009
    Awarding Organization: Private
    Investigators:Rabadi, G.; Kady, R.; Bowling, S. R.; Robertson, J.; Mielke, R. R.
    Analysis of Proposed Changes to the Hampton Roads Transportation System
    Sponsoring Organization: Old Dominion University
    Date: July, 2008 - December, 2008
    Awarding Organization: State
    Investigators:Mielke, R. R.; Robinson, M.; Khattak, A. J.; Shen, Y.; Cetin, M.; Diaz, R.
    Commonwealth Transportation Project
    Sponsoring Organization: Commonwealth Transportation Project
    Date: October, 2006 - November, 2008
    Awarding Organization: Old Dominion University
    Investigators:Mielke, R. R.; Sokolowski, J. A.; Shen, Y.
    Modeling and Simulation Graduate Program Consultation
    Sponsoring Organization: University of Alabama – Huntsville
    Date: March, 2007 - July, 2007
    Investigators:Mielke, R. R.
    Cryogenics Training Course Enhancements
    Sponsoring Organization: Naval Center for Engineering, Norfolk, US Navy Phase 3
    Date: September, 2004 - May, 2005
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Mielke, R. R.; Garcia, H.; Seevinck, J.
    Enhanced Visualization Capability for the VMASC Battle Lab
    Sponsoring Organization: Defense University Research Instrumentation Program (DURIP
    Date: April, 2004 - March, 2005
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Mielke, R. R.; Loftin, B.
    A Theory of Composability
    Sponsoring Organization: Office of Naval Research
    Date: November, 2002 - August, 2004
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Mielke, R. R.; Petty, M.
    Cryogenics Training Course Enhancements
    Sponsoring Organization: Naval Center for Engineering – Norfolk, Phase 2
    Date: October, 2003 - April, 2004
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Mielke, R. R.; Garcia, H.; Seevinck, J.
    Development of the VMASC Battle Lab Facility
    Sponsoring Organization: Commonwealth Technology Research Fund
    Date: January, 2002 - July, 2003
    Awarding Organization: State
    Investigators:Mielke, R. R.; Phillips, M.
    Ship Roll Stimulation System
    Sponsoring Organization: U. S. Navy
    Date: April, 2002 - November, 2002
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Mielke, R. R.; Huang, J.
    Cryogenics Training Course Enhancements
    Sponsoring Organization: Fleet Training Center – Norfolk, US Navy
    Date: March, 2002 - October, 2002
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Mielke, R. R.
    Cargo Logistics Modeling and Simulation
    Sponsoring Organization: Military Traffic Management Command Transportation Engineering Agency (MTMCTEA) via SAIC
    Date: October, 2001 - October, 2002
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Mielke, R. R.; Leathrum Jr, J. F.; Belfore Ii, L. A.
    Busch Gardens Traffic Management Simulation
    Sponsoring Organization: Busch Entertainment Corporation/CIT
    Date: March, 1999 - August, 1999
    Awarding Organization: Private
    Investigators:Mielke, R. R.; Rohatgi, M.; Leathrum Jr, J. F.
    VMASC Multimedia Conference Room Development
    Sponsoring Organization: City of Suffolk
    Date: July, 1998 - December, 1998
    Awarding Organization: State
    Investigators:Mielke, R. R.; Mastaglio, T.
    PORTSIM Military/Commercial Linkage
    Sponsoring Organization: Military Tranportation Management Command – Transportation Engineering Agency
    Date: September, 1997 - September, 1998
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Mielke, R. R.; Leathrum Jr, J. F.; Meyer, M.
    Development of the VMASC DEC Computer Laboratory
    Sponsoring Organization: Digital Equipment Corporation, Equipment Grant
    Date: August, 1997 - August, 1998
    Awarding Organization: Private
    Investigators:Mielke, R. R.
    Development of the VMASC Sun Computer Laboratory
    Sponsoring Organization: Sun Microsystems, Inc., Equipment Grant
    Date: July, 1997 - June, 1998
    Awarding Organization: Private
    Investigators:Mielke, R. R.
    Development of the VMASC LAN
    Sponsoring Organization: City of Suffolk
    Date: April, 1997 - August, 1997
    Awarding Organization: State
    Investigators:Mielke, R. R.
    Sensor Design and Assembly in Clean Room Conditions
    Sponsoring Organization: Oceana Sensor Technologies, Inc./CIT-TAC
    Date: November 13, 1995 - August 15, 1996
    Awarding Organization: Local
    Investigators:Albin, S.; Mielke, R. R.
    Design and Development of a Thin Film Tilt Sensor
    Sponsoring Organization: Lucas Control Systems Products/CIT-TAC
    Date: November, 1995 - April, 1996
    Awarding Organization: Private
    Investigators:Albin, S.; Mielke, R. R.; Lakdawala, V. K.
    Communication Technology Concepts Training Course Segment
    Sponsoring Organization: FCC
    Date: August 15, 1994 - October 31, 1994
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Mielke, R. R.; Silsbee, P. L.; Dharamsi, A. N.
    Schedule Display System
    Sponsoring Organization: Information Technology Solutions, Inc./TAC-CIT
    Date: April 1, 1994 - July 3, 1994
    Investigators:Mielke, R. R.; Leathrum Jr, J. F.; Stoughton, J. W.
    A New Method for Recognizing Quadric Surfaces from Range Data and Its Application to Telerobotics and Automation
    Sponsoring Organization: (91-414), NASA
    Date: January 1, 1991 - December 31, 1993
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Mielke, R. R.; Alvertos, N.; D'Cunha, I.
    ATAMM Enhancement and Multiprocessor Performance Evaluation
    Sponsoring Organization: NASA, 89-420
    Date: March 16, 1989 - December 31, 1993
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Mielke, R. R.; Stoughton, J. W.
    High Temperature Microphone Design and Calibration
    Sponsoring Organization: High Temperature Microphone Design and Calibration
    Date: May 1, 1991 - August 15, 1991
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Mielke, R. R.
    Strategies for Concurrent Processing of Complex Algorithms in Data Driven Architectures
    Sponsoring Organization: NASA Langley Research Center, Grant NASA 86 1154 438
    Date: June 1, 1986 - May 15, 1989
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Mielke, R. R.; Stoughton, J. W.
    Evaluation of Circuit Models for Optical Disk Controller Simulation
    Sponsoring Organization: NASA Langley Research Center, Grant NAS1 17993 73
    Date: July 16, 1987 - December 31, 1987
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Mielke, R. R.
    Support for Eight Foot Temperature Tunnel Modification Project
    Sponsoring Organization: NASA Langley Research Center, Grant NAS1 17993 66
    Date: May 16, 1987 - August 15, 1987
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Mielke, R. R.
    Evaluation of PC Based Computer Aided Engineering Tools
    Sponsoring Organization: NASA Langley Research Center, Grant NAS1 17993 52
    Date: January 1, 1987 - May 15, 1987
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Mielke, R. R.
    Petri Net Model for Investigation of Decomposed Complex Algorithms
    Sponsoring Organization: NASA Langley Research Center, Contract NAS1 17933 28
    Date: January 1, 1986 - July 1, 1986
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Mielke, R. R.; Stoughton, J. W.
    Instructional Development Project for Electrical Engineering 201: Circuit Theory I
    Sponsoring Organization: Old Dominion University Center for Instructional Development
    Date: September 1, 1984 - July, 1985
    Awarding Organization: Old Dominion University
    Investigators:Mielke, R. R.; Jorgensen, S.
    Expansion of the Texas Instruments Computational Laboratory
    Sponsoring Organization: Texas Instruments, Incorporated
    Date: May 16, 1984 - May 15, 1985
    Awarding Organization: Private
    Investigators:Mielke, R. R.; Noyes, J. W.; Molen, G. M.
    Expansion of the Texas Instruments Minicomputer Computational Laboratory
    Sponsoring Organization: Texas Instruments, Incorporated
    Date: April 1, 1984 - April 30, 1985
    Awarding Organization: Private
    Investigators:Mielke, R. R.; Wagh, M. D.
    Ultrasound Instrumentation of the Seven Inch Mach Seven Tunnel
    Sponsoring Organization: NASA Langley Research Center, Contract NAS1 17099 40
    Date: July 16, 1984 - December 31, 1984
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Mielke, R. R.
    Design of Multivariable Feedback Control Systems Via Spectral Assignment
    Sponsoring Organization: NASA Langley Research Center, Grant NSG 1650
    Date: November 1, 1979 - April 15, 1984
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Mielke, R. R.; Tung, L. J.
    Development of a Minicomputer-Based Computational Facility for Undergraduate Instruction
    Sponsoring Organization: Texas Instruments, Incorporated
    Date: January 1, 1983 - February 1, 1984
    Awarding Organization: Private
    Investigators:Mielke, R. R.; Wagh, M. D.; Molen, G. M.; Zahorian, S. A.
    Electrical Engineering Training Program for the General Electric Television Facility
    Sponsoring Organization: General Electric Company Portsmouth Television Facility
    Date: August 16, 1982 - December 31, 1983
    Awarding Organization: Private
    Investigators:Mielke, R. R.; Stoughton, J. W.; Wagh, M. D.; Zahorian, S. A.
    Investigation of Gas Flow Switches
    Sponsoring Organization: Naval Surface Weapons Center, Contract N60921 81 C A221,
    Date: January 1, 1982 - December 31, 1983
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Mielke, R. R.; Molen, G. M.; Kulman, J. H.; Kirby, H.
    Airborne Antenna Pattern Calculations
    Sponsoring Organization: NASA Langley Research Center, Grant NSG 1655
    Date: October 1, 1979 - May, 1983
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Mielke, R. R.
    Analysis of Systems with Random Inputs
    Sponsoring Organization: National Science Foundation Instructional Scientific Equipment Program, Grant SER 7914709
    Date: October 1, 1979 - March 31, 1982
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Mielke, R. R.
    Volumetric Pattern Calculations for Fuselage Mounted Airborne Antennas
    Sponsoring Organization: NASA Langley Research Center, Contracts NAS1 14193 25, 45, 63, 69
    Date: November 1, 1976 - October 31, 1979
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Mielke, R. R.
    Output Feedback Synthesis for Stochastic Multivariable Systems
    Sponsoring Organization: NASA Langley Research Center, Grant NSG 1519
    Date: June 16, 1978 - April 30, 1979
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Mielke, R. R.; Liberty, S. R.
    Formulation of Symbolic Network Functions
    Sponsoring Organization: Old Dominion University Research Foundation, Summer Research Grant
    Date: May 16, 1976 - December 31, 1976
    Awarding Organization: Old Dominion University
    Investigators:Mielke, R. R.
    Signal Flow Graph Formulation of Symbolic Network Functions
    Sponsoring Organization: University of Wisconsin Experiment Station, Summer Research Grant
    Date: June 15, 1975 - August 15, 1975
    Awarding Organization: Other
    Investigators:Mielke, R. R.
  • Intellectual Property

    Method for Concurrent Execution of Primitive Operations by Dynamically Assigning Operations Based Upon Computational Marked Graph and Availability of Data
    Patent/Copyright: Patent
    Patent Nationality: United States
    Inventors:
    Mielke, R. R.
    Stoughton, J. W.
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