Paul C. Hershey ( is with Raytheon IIS, Dulles, Virginia, where he is a Principal Engineering Fellow focusing on modeling and simulation, data analytics, autonomous systems, and cyber security. He received a Ph.D. and M.S., both in electrical engineering, from the University of Maryland, College Park, and an A.B. in mathematics from the College of William and Mary. He has published 36 patents (issued) with 5 additional patents filed and pending, and 58 peer-reviewed technical articles. Previously, he was an adjunct professor at George Washington University where he also served on the Curriculum Advisory Board. He is an active IEEE Senior Member and now serves on technical program committees for the IEEE International Systems Conference (also on the conference steering committee) and the IEEE International System of Systems Engineering Conference (also an industrial liaison). He is a Distinguished Lecturer on data analytics for the IEEE Systems Council.

Paul C. Hershey, Ph.D.

Principal Engineering Fellow, Raytheon