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Professor Siddhartha Dalal Wins Meritorious Civilian Service Medal by the U.S. Army

Siddhartha Dalal, Professor of Professional Practice in Applied Analytics, has been awarded a Meritorious Civilian Service Medal by the U.S. Army for his work with the Army Science Board.

Established in 1987, the Meritorious Civilian Service Medal is the second highest award granted by the Secretary of the Army or a major Army commander to civilian personnel. It consists of a medal, lapel button, and citation certificate. 

Dr. Dalal is a member of the U.S. Army Science Board, an advisory board of 20 scientists appointed by the Secretary of Defense to advise the U.S. Army on technology. He has recently co-authored a monograph, "Battlefield Uses of Artificial Intelligence," on the uses of artificial intelligence in national defense with a number of academic and other colleagues. He has been contributing his research for the past eight years. 

Watch Dr. Dalal discuss his research efforts, as well as how his students are learning to apply these analytical concepts and their implications in their own studies.