Orosz, Michael

Full Name: 
Orosz, Michael

Researcher Profile

Assistant Director
Affiliation: 
Information Sciences Institute, USC Viterbi School of Engineering
Phone: 
+1 310 448 8266
Office Address: 
United States
Research Expertise: 
data security, cyber crime, homeland security, port security, intelligent human-computer interfaces
Bio: 
Dr. Michael Orosz directs the Decision Systems Group at the University of Southern California’s Information Sciences Institute, is a Research Associate Professor in USC's Sonny Astani Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and an investigator at the DHS-funded National Center for Risk and Economic Analysis of Terrorism Events (CREATE). Dr. Orosz has over 30 years experience in commercial and government software development, basic and applied research and development, project management, academic research, and has developed and deployed several commercially successful products. His research interests include decision systems, open source intelligence, data analytics, cyber-security, physical infrastructure protection, predictive analysis, operational risk management and intellegent human-computer interfaces. Dr. Orosz has successfully led projects in developing command and control, intelligence analysis and model-based decision-support systems for applications ranging from protecting the Nation’s food supply, ensuring aviation and maritime security, protecting the Nation’s infrastructures and cities against terrorism events and enhanced C2I and analytics technologies used in the Intelligence Community. Dr. Orosz received a B.S. in Engineering from the Colorado School of Mines, a M.S. in Computer Science from the University of Colorado, and a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of California, Los Angeles. Prior to joining USC, Dr. Orosz worked in the aerospace/defense/intelligence, motion picture entertainment, engineering consulting, and natural resource extraction (mining) industries.
Education: 
DegreeUniversity
B.S., Engineering
Colorado School of Mines
M.S., Computer Science
University of Colorado
Ph.D., Computer Science
University of California, Los Angeles
Professional Experience: 
Organization/CompanyStarting YearTo Present
Information Sciences Institute
2001
to Present

Presentations

Title Project
Port Security (PortSec) Risk Management and Resource Allocation I: Methodology Port Security Risk and Resource Management System
Port Security (PortSec) Risk Management and Resource Allocation II: Application Port Security Risk and Resource Management System
PortSec: A Framework for Modeling Complex Port Infrastructures Port Security Risk and Resource Management System
PortSec: A Port Security Risk Analysis and Resources Allocation System Port Security Risk and Resource Management System
PortSec: Application of a General Purpose Physical Infrastructure Risk Analysis and Resource Allocation System Port Security Risk and Resource Management System
USC CREATE Port Security Risk and Resource Management System (PortSec) Port Security Risk and Resource Management System
Innovations in Port Security with UICDS Port Security Risk and Resource Management System
Urban Area Crime Modeling: Spatiotemporal History, Opportunity, and Security Resource Allocation Port Security Risk and Resource Management System
Modeling temporal, geographic and structural dependencies in networks: exploratory research and applications in Homeland Security Port Security Risk and Resource Management System
Quantifying uncertainty in direct consequences and economic impacts of terrorism events Port Security Risk and Resource Management System
Towards risk, resilience, and recovery analysis of complex systems with critical infrastructures exposed to multiple hazards Port Security Risk and Resource Management System
Seaport security (portsec): The next phase - incidents, special events and risk Port Security Risk and Resource Management System
Analyzing risks to infrastructure systems against multiple hazards Port Security Risk and Resource Management System
Using PortSec for Policy-Making and Risk-Benefit Balancing Port Security Risk and Resource Management System