Allison Reilly

Allison C. Reilly is a post-doctoral researcher in the Department of Geography and Environmental Engineering. Her area of focus includes risk and network analysis, infrastructure systems and protection, and transportation. Prior to her work at Johns Hopkins, Dr. Reilly was an analyst at the Homeland Security Institute, a federally funded research and development center in Arlington, VA. Dr. Reilly completed her PhD in Civil Engineering and Infrastructure Systems in 2011 at Cornell University, in Ithaca, NY, under the advisement of Dr. Linda Nozick. She holds a MS in Civil Engineering, also from Cornell University, and a BS in Civil engineering from Johns Hopkins University.

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Education

PhD, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Cornell University
2011
Dissertation: “Game Theory Based Identification of Facility Use Prohibitions for the Movement of Hazardous Materials under Terrorist Threat”



MS, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Cornell University
2008
Thesis: “Using Data Envelopment Analysis to Evaluate Post-Hurricane Electric Power Restoration Performance”



BS, Civil Engineering, Johns Hopkins University
2005

Journal Publications

Selected Journal Publications
  • Reilly, A., and S. Guikema. “Bayesian multiscale modeling of spatial infrastructure performance predictions with an application to electric-power outage forecasting.” Journal of Infrastructure Systems, [accepted April 2014].
  • Reilly, A., L.K. Nozick, N. Xu, D. Jones. 2012. "Game Theory-Based Identification of Facility Use Restrictions for the Movement of Hazardous Materials Under Terrorist Threat." Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review 48 (1): 115-131.
Selected Manuscripts in Preparation
  • Reilly, A., A. Samuel, and S. Guikema. “Gaming the ‘system’: Interdependent networks and investment inefficiencies.”
  • Reilly, A., E. Zechman Berglund, and S. Guikema. “Is assumed rationality a conservative strategy in homeland defense?” [in preparation].
  • Reilly, A., and R. Nateghi. “All-hazard approaches to infrastructure risk reduction: Effective investments through pluralism.” [in preparation].

Awards

Graduate Research Fellow, National Science Foundation
2006 - 2009

John E. Perry Teaching Assistant of the Year, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Cornell University
2006

Faculty Award, Department of Civil Engineering, Johns Hopkins University
2005

German Travel Fellow, Johns Hopkins University
2004

American Concrete Institute Award
2004

Vredenburg Scholar, Johns Hopkins University
2003