Robert Shearer
LTC, USA, Military Faculty, Assistant Professor
Department of Operations Research
Graduate School of Operational and Information Sciences
Monterey, CA 93943
Phone: 831-656-3027
Email: rlsheare@nps.edu
EDUCATION:
DSc - George Washington University, 2005
Operations Research
MS - Georgia Tech, 1999
Industrial Engineering
BS - United States Military Academy, 1990
Engineering Management
NPS EXPERIENCE:
  • 2008 Assistant Professor
OTHER EXPERIENCE:
  • 2008 Operations Analysis Cell Team Chief: Multinational Corps - Iraq (MNC-I)
  • 2005-2007 Senior Analyst: Force Strategy Division, Center for Army Analysis (CAA)
  • 2005 Military Analyst: Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)
  • 1999-2002 Analyst: Force Strategy Division, Center for Army Analysis (CAA)
  • 1995-1997 Company Commander: Republic of Korea
  • 1990-1994 Rifle Platoon Leader, Company Executive Officer and Brigade S3 Air: 82d Airborne Division.
TEACHING INTERESTS:
  • Simulation
  • Stochastic Processes
  • Pattern Recognition
RESEARCH INTERESTS:
  • Nation-State Instability
AWARDS:
  • 2008 International Symposium on Military Operations Research (ISMOR) Award for Best Paper
  • 2007 Omar Bradley Fellowship for the Study of Mathematical Sciences
  • 2006 Finalist, Department of the Army Dr. Wilbur B. Payne Memorial Award for Excellence in Analysis
  • 2005 Military Operations Research Society (MORS) David Rist Prize
  • 2001 Military Operations Research Society (MORS) Richard H. Barchi Prize
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS:
  • Shearer, R. and Brett Marvin 2008. Recognizing Patterns of Nation-State Instability that Lead to Conflict. (draft version)
  • Shearer, R. 2007. Forecasting Israeli-Palestinian Conflict with Hidden Markov Models. Military Operations Research. 12(4): 5-15.