Teledyne Brown Engineering Inducted Into Franz Edelman Academy


HUNTSVILLE, AL – May 21, 2015 – Teledyne Brown Engineering, Inc. was inducted as a member of the Franz Edelman Academy at the annual Institute for Operations Research and Management Sciences (INFORMS) Edelman Awards Gala in Huntington Beach, California. The Edelman Academy consists of a select group of organizations who are recognized for significant contributions to operations research and analytics in both profit and non-profit sectors.

Teledyne Brown was recognized for its work on the U.S. Army’s Program Executive Office Ground Combat Systems (PEO GCS) team, which also included Sandia National Laboratories and Booz Allen Hamilton. The PEO GCS is charged with acquiring maximal ground combat capabilities for the Army within a broad set of constraints, including cost, schedule, and production. Teledyne helped develop and apply the Capabilities Portfolio Analysis Tool (CPAT) to guide multi-billion dollar Army acquisition decisions, providing future capability and protection of U.S. troops. CPAT has now been used in over 40 analysis studies.

“We are extremely proud to have been inducted into the Franz Edelman Academy,” said Jan Hess, president, Teledyne Brown Engineering. “The Academy recognizes the very best in operations research, management science, and advanced analytics, and to be part of the distinguished group of awardees is indeed a great honor for Teledyne Brown.”

In addition to the induction into the Academy, Dr. Roy Rice, chief engineer at Teledyne Brown, was named as a Franz Edelman Laureate for co-authoring the Edelman finalist research paper, “Maximizing U.S. Army’s Future Contribution to Global Security Using the Capability Portfolio Analysis Tool (CPAT).” Laureates are honored for their considerable contribution to work that is selected as representative of the best applications of analytical decision making in the world.


About Teledyne Brown Engineering

Teledyne Brown Engineering, Inc. is a full-spectrum engineering and advanced manufacturing company with operations in the United States and the United Kingdom. The company provides engineering services, engineered systems and manufactured products to the space, defense and energy markets. Teledyne Brown provides full lifecycle development from concept definition to production and operations. The company has a rich heritage in developing complex systems for space, missile defense, energy and other challenging markets. Find out more about Teledyne Brown Engineering at

About Teledyne Technologies Incorporated

Teledyne Technologies is a leading provider of sophisticated instrumentation, digital imaging products and software, aerospace and defense electronics, and engineered systems. Teledyne Technologies’ operations are primarily located in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom and Mexico. For more information, visit Teledyne Technologies’ website at