Dr. Middelkoop is the Director of Research Computing Support Services in the Division of Information Technology at the University of Missouri and an Assistant Teaching Professor in the department of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering at the University of Missouri. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Massachusetts Amherst in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research in 2006 and his M.S. and B.S. from Florida State University in 1998 and 1996 respectively. His research interests include cyberinfrastrcture, large-scale (HPC) and multi-core scientific computing, computational optimization, clean energy optimization and control, energy management, integrated design systems, distributed sensor networks, and multi-agent systems. He has industry experience in designing web-based applications and embedded systems. Dr. Middelkoop is a member of Industrial Engineering honor society Alpha Pi Mu, the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS), the Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE), and is a Certified Energy Manager.


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