Research Staff

CV/Biosketch

Ingrid BuschIngrid Busch, Ph.D.,
Operations Research
(T) 865.946.1302
(F) 865.946-1314
buschik@ornl.gov

Specialty Research Areas:

  • Defense Transportation
  • Modeling and Simulation
  • Planning and Systems Analysis

Current or Recent Work:

  • Consolidated Air Mobility Planning System (CAMPS): Migrated the flow planning application from a Sybase to an Oracle database for the US Air Force.
  • Ohio River Navigation Investment Model (ORNIM): Developed a system to be used by the US Army Corps of Engineers to analyze proposed improvements to the infrastructure on the Ohio River System.

Significant Publications:

T. Randall Curlee, Ingrid K. Busch, Michael R. Hilliard, Gbadebo Oladosu, Frank Southworth, and David P. Vogt (2004) " Economic Foundations of Ohio River Navigation Investment Model", Transportation Research Record No. 1871, pp. 13-23.

Virgil L. Langdon, Jr., Michael R. Hilliard, and Ingrid K. Busch (2004) "Future Utilization and Optimal Investment Strategy for Inland Waterways: New Model from U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to Assist Policy Makers", Transportation Research Record No. 1871, pp. 33-41.

Ingrid K. Busch and Steve Mulvey (1996) "QCOA: A Quick Course-of-Action Evaluation Toolkit", Military Operations Research Journal 1(4), pp. 13-22.

Michael R. Hilliard, Rajendra S. Solanki, Cheng Liu, Ingrid K. Busch, Glen Harrison, and Ronald D. Kraemer (1992) "Scheduling the Operation Desert Storm Airlift: An Advanced Automated Scheduling Support System", Interfaces 22(1), pp.133-146.

Highlights

Edition 36 of the Transportation Energy Data Book Released
The Transportation Energy Data Book (TEDB) is a compendium of data on transportation with an emphasis on energy. Designed for use as a desktop reference, the TEDB was first published in 1976 and has continued to Edition 35. The TEDB is produced by Oak Ridge National Laboratory for the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy.

2016 Vehicle Technologies Market Report
The 2016 Vehicle Technologies Market Report was released May 25, 2017 via the web. The report details the major trends in U.S. light-duty vehicle and medium/heavy truck markets. This report is produced by Oak Ridge National Laboratory for the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy.

Numerous CTA Staff gave presentations at the DOE Annual Merit Review Meeting, June 6-10, 2016.
The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE's) 2016 Annual Merit Review and Peer Evaluation Meetings for the Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Program and the Vehicle Technologies Program were held June 6-10, 2016. Numerous CTA Staff presented at this event.