J. Rene Van Dorp

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J. Rene Van Dorp



Office Phone: 202-994-6638
SEH 2800| Office hours: By appointment

Professor J. Rene van Dorp has been exposed to multiple projects assisting organizations in making structured decisions involving complex systems, specializing in risk and reliability problems. Clients include: the Puget Sound Partnership; Makah Indian Tribe; BP; the San Francisco Bay Water Transit Authority; Washington State Department of Transportation; Prince William Sound Shipping Companies; United States Coast Guard; United States Air Force; a Dutch dredging company (HAM); the National Aerospace Laboratory in Amsterdam, and a Dutch chemical multinational, DSM.


  • D.Sc., Operations Research Department, The George Washington University, 1998
  • Registered Technological Designer, Mathematical Control and Policy Modeling, Delft University of Technology, 1991
  • M.S., Mathematics & Computer Science, Delft University of Technology, 1989
  • Inducted into Omega Rho International Honor Society (Faculty Member), 2005
  • EMSE Professor of the Year by School of Engineering and Applied Science Students Engineers' Council (2003-2004 Academic Year), 2004
  • Semifinalist in the 1999 Franz Edelman Prize Awarded by Informs, 1999
  • Inducted into Omega Rho International Honor Society (Student Member), 1998
  • Graduated Cum Laude (MS) from Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands, 1989