About Our Directors

Page address: http://www.mnsu.edu/modsim/about/directors.html

Don FriendDirector Dr. Donald A. Friend is Professor and Chair of the Department of Geography at Minnesota State University. His research and teaching interests focus on the interactions between people and our changing environment. At the Center, he uses Geographic Information Science methodologies to model, simulate and visualize solutions to environmental problems around the globe.

Contact Don at don.friend@mnsu.edu or 507-389-2617.

Anthony FilipovitchResearch Director Dr. Anthony J. Filipovitch is Professor and Chair of the Urban & Regional Studies Institute at Minnesota State University. Tony has experience with simulation and gaming as well as program design and assessment. He is particularly interested in mathematical modeling of policy problems in local communities.

Contact Tony at anthony.filipovitch@mnsu.edu or 507-389-5035.