Staff Directory

Irina Dolinskaya

(703) 292-7078
E 13344
Program Director

Program Responsibilities:
Dynamics, Control and Systems Diagnostics (DCSD)
Foundational Research in Robotics (Robotics)
National Robotics Initiative 3.0: Innovations in Integration of Robotics (NRI-3.0)


Dr. Irina Dolinskaya is a Program Director at the National Science Foundation (NSF) in the Division of Civil, Mechanical & Manufacturing Innovation (CMMI). Dr. Dolinskaya services Dynamics, Control and Systems Diagnostics (DCSD) and Foundational Research in Robotics (Robotics) programs, as well as National Robotics Initiative (NRI 3.0) and Navigating the New Arctic (NNA) NSF's 10 Big Ideas. Prior to joining NSF, Irina Dolinskaya was a faculty in the Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences department at Northwestern University. She obtained M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Industrial and Operations Engineering from the University of Michigan, and B.S. degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of Florida.

Dr. Irina Dolinskaya's research is in the field of transportation science and logistics with focus on adaptive modeling and solution approaches to integrate dynamic real-time information. Her current primary applications are in: humanitarian logistics, optimal vessel performance, and electric vehicle routing.