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Jonathan K. Alt

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Operations Research Department, Code OR/Er
Naval Postgraduate School
Monterey, California 93943
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Jonathan K. Alt
Assistant Professor

Teaching and Research Interests

  • Probability and statistics.
  • Artificial intelligence and machine learning.
  • Data analytics and decision analysis.

Jonathan K. Alt is a U.S. Army operations research analyst currently serving as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Operations Research at the NavalPostgraduate School. Lieutenant Colonel (LTC) Alt holds a Ph.D. in modeling and simulation and an M.S in operations analysis from the Naval Postgraduate School, a M.Ed. from the University of Georgia, and a bachelors degree from the United States Military Academy. LTC Alt served in a variety of infantry assignments prior to becoming an operations research analyst, where he has served in both analytic agencies and as a brigade combat team analyst in Iraq. Most recently, LTC Alt served as the director of Training and Doctrine Command Analysis Center-Monterey, an applied research and development organization, and a member of the board of directors of the Training and Doctrine Command Analysis Center. He serves as an associate editor for the Journal of Defense Modeling and Simulation and is a member of the Military Operations Research Society and the Institue for Operations Research and Management Science.


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