Director, Intelligent Systems Division
Peter Beling is the director of the Intelligent Systems Division at the Virginia Tech National Security Institute and is a professor in the Grado Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering. His research interests lie at the intersections of systems engineering and AI and include digital and mission engineering, AI adoption, reinforcement learning, and transfer learning. His research has found application in a variety of domains, including cyber resilience of cyber-physical systems, prognostics and health management, and smart manufacturing.
Prior to joining Virginia Tech, he was a professor of Systems Engineering at the University of Virginia (UVA) and directed the UVA site of the Center for Visual and Decision Informatics, a National Science Foundation Industry/University Cooperative Research Center, and the Adaptive Decision Systems Laboratory. Additionally, he serves on the Research Council of the Systems Engineering Research Center (SERC).
He received his Ph.D. in operations research from the University of California at Berkeley, his M.S. in operations research from The George Washington University, and his B.S. in mathematics from the University of Virginia.