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Herrmann, Jeffrey

Herrmann, Jeffrey

Director, Graduate Program in Reliability Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
The Institute for Systems Research
0151B Glenn L. Martin Hall

  • Engineering design decision making
  • Risk management
  • Collaboration by autonomous systems


  • ENME 426: Production Management
  • ENME 607 / ENRE 671: Engineering Decision Making and Risk Management





Herrmann, Jeffrey W., Engineering Decision Making and Risk Management, John Wiley and Sons, Hoboken, New Jersey, 2015.



  • Abbey, Rachel L., Katherine A. Aaby, and J.W. Herrmann, Planning and Managing Mass Prophylaxis Clinic Operations, in Handbook of Healthcare Operations Management, Brian T. Denton, editor, Springer, New York, 2013.
  • Leber, Dennis D., and J.W. Herrmann, Decision Analysis Methods for Selecting Consumer Services with Attribute Value Uncertainty, in Risk Assessment and Evaluation of Predictions, M.-L. T. Lee, M. Gail, R. Pfeiffer, G. Satten, T. Cai, and A. Gandy, editors, Lecture Notes in Statistics, Volume 210, pages 405-424, Springer, New York, 2013.






UMD workshop examines risks related to new transportation technology

Key concerns include vehice safety, software reliabillity, and cybersecurity.

UMD Research Empowers Leaner Bus Systems for Schools

Created for the Howard County Public School System in Maryland, UMD's bus system optimization tool is potentially applicable to most school systems

Herrmann wins IIE book award for Engineering Decision Making and Risk Management

The award is given for "an outstanding published book that focuses on a facet of industrial engineering, improves education, or furthers the profession."

Two Mechanical Engineering Professors Named PROMISE Mentors

Professors Bruck and Herrmann nominated as AGEP PROMISE Outstanding Faculty Mentors.

Herrmann Promoted to Professor

Mechanical Engineering Associate Professor Jeffrey Herrmann promoted to Professor.

Herrmann Publishes New Book, Engineering Decision Making and Risk Management

Mechanical Engineering Associate Professor Jeffrey Herrmann publishes new book, Engineering Decision Making and Risk Management.

Herrmann named SHS Diplomate

Society for Health Systems (IIE) bestows honor "for contributions to healthcare operations research."

Herrmann's Work Used at Vaccination Drill

UM tests its flu preparedness with help of Jeffrey Herrmann's clinic model.

Herrmann Develops Software for H1N1 Vaccinations

Modeling program to assist public health officials in fight against swine flu.

Herrmann Receives 'Innovator of the Year' Award

His Clinic Planning Model Generator is used by public health departments across the country.

Herrmann Develops Public Health Blog

Blog by Clark School associate professor supports public health emergency preparedness officials.

Herrmann Joins QUEST as Associate Director

ME/ISR associate professor joins honors fellows program July 1.

Flu Clinic Software Required by CDC

Herrmann's groundbreaking mass vaccination model to be used nationally.

Herrmann edits new production scheduling book

New text concentrates on improving real-world production scheduling in industrial settings.

Free Planning Software Developed for Vaccination Clinics

Prof. Jeffrey Herrmann has developed free software to help emergency responders run effective vaccination clinics.