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 Expert  724536

Expert in Cognitive Biases, Systems Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Physics, Original Research, Pedagogy


Available for your Consulting and Expert Witness Needs

Missouri (MO)
USA
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Expert teaches courses in Systems Engineering and Analysis, the system design process, and bringing systems into being. Systems Engineering covers system design: identification of customer need, requirements analysis, functional analysis, feasibility analysis, tradeoff studies and design optimization, decision making, system synthesis, and operations.
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design process

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risk management

Expert teaches university courses in engineering design. The courses cover knowledge and tools for transforming an operational need into a well-defined system configuration, through an iterative design process of issue formulation, analysis, optimization, synthesis, system integration, and testing. Term projects demonstrate the principles of systems engineering concepts, tools and techniques through realistic case studies.
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engineering design

Expert has a PhD in Industrial and Systems Engineering. His course of study involved study in all industrial engineering areas: linear and non-linear optimization, human factors, linear systems theory, stochastic processes, probability and statistics, project management. Industrial engineering draws upon the principles and methods of engineering analysis and synthesis, as well as mathematical, physical and social sciences together with the principles and methods of engineering analysis and design to specify, predict and evaluate the results to be obtained from such systems.
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industrial engineering

Expert has a PhD, and is a current university teacher, in the area of Systems and Industrial Engineering. Industrial engineering draws upon the principles and methods of engineering analysis and synthesis, as well as mathematical, physical and social sciences together with the principles and methods of engineering analysis and design to specify, predict and evaluate the results to be obtained from such systems.
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industrial systems engineering

Expert advises graduate students in their pursuit of Masters and PhD degrees in Systems Engineering and Engineering Management. Expert is advisor to a graduate student division of the International Council on Systems Engineering, as well as to a student group of Engineers Without Borders.
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mentoring

Expert teaches and interfaces with engineers working in the defense and aerospace industries, as part of his university research and teaching duties. Course material includes study of military system synthesis, analysis and failure evaluation.
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military system

Expert has published articles in sensitivity analysis, which is the foundation of robust design. Sensitivity analysis determines main effect factors within design and operation spaces.
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robust design

Expert holds a PhD in Systems and Industrial Engineering. Expert is a core course university teacher in systems engineering, and produces research in systems engineering based on interactions with engineers working in the aerospace and defense industries.
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systems engineering

Expert teaches structured analysis as part of his university teaching in Systems Engineering. In particular, Expert teaches issue formulation and structuring of unstructured problems, which then allows the structured analysis of such problems.
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structured analysis

Expert teaches university course in system design, where systems need to be initially conceived as solutions to a stated customer need. Expert teaches the stages and methods of system design necessary to deliver an effective balanced product.
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system design

Expert has published articles on complex systems engineering necessary for innovative approaches to systems analysis. Expert teaches university course in Systems Engineering and Analysis, both at the undergraduate and graduate level.
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system analysis

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original research


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Localities:
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Saint Louis, Missouri;  Springfield, Missouri;  Columbia, Missouri;  Saint Charles, Missouri;  Saint Peters, Missouri;  and Florissant, Missouri.

Education:
Year   Degree   Subject   Institution   Honors
2006   PhD   Systems and Industrial Engineering   University of Arizona  
1994   BS   Physics, Mathematics   University of Arizona   Summa Cum Laude
2003   M.S   Systems Engineering; Parallel Computer Architecture and Networks   University of Arizona  

Work History:
Years   Employer   Department   Title   Responsibilities

2006 to 2007

 

Missouri University of Science & Technology

 

Department of Engineering Management and Systems Engineering

 

Teaching Professor

 

Research, projects and teaching in Systems Engineering

2004 to 2006

 

National Technological University

 

Engineering Management and Systems Engineering

 

Instructional Associate

 

Project Management, Systems Engineering, and Engineering Management teaching.

2003 to 2006

 

University of Arizona

 

Department of Systems and Industrial Engineering

 

Research Assistant in Human Decision Making

 

Integration of cognitive science and mathematical decision making.

2001 to 2004

 

TUSD and Catalina Foothills School District

 

K-12 Education

 

Substitute Teacher

 


1999 to 2001

 

GevityHR

 

Customer Service

 

Employee Management Services, Client Contact

 


1995 to 1999

 

Professional Commodity Trading Advisor

 


 

Futures Market Speculator

 


1994 to 1994

 

Van de Graff Accelerator, University of Arizona

 

Physics Department

 

Research Assistant

 

Research in the electron-beam analysis of thin films

1994 to 1997

 

Macro Trading Corp

 

Commodity Trading Department

 

Research Assistant

 

Economic analysis and trading of the futures markets


Career Accomplishments:
Associations/Societies

INCOSE INFORMS ASEM ASEE IIE Chair of International Programs, Rotary Foundation Committee, Rotary International, Rotary Club of Rolla

Licenses/Certifications

Commodity Trading Advisor

Awards/Recognition

National Merit Scholar, National Hispanic Scholar, Society of Physics Students.


Publications:
Publications and Patents Summary

8 publications in Systems Engineering

Selected Publications and Publishers  
 - Systems Engineering  
 - Artificial Neural Networks in Engineering  
 - International Council on Systems Engineering  
 - Decision Modeling and Behavior in Uncertain and Complex Environments  
 - Institute of Industrial Engineering  

Government Experience:
Years   Agency   Role   Description
2002 to 2002   State of Arizona   Habilitation Technician II   Department of Developmental Disabilities, Department of Economic Security

Consulting Services:
Selected Consulting Examples:
  • 5/05 to 8/05 Consultant in decision making and quality control of daily operations, petroleum products depot of Mexico's state owned oil monopoly, Petroleos de Mexico, PEMEX
  • 5/95 to 5/99 Professional Commodity Trading Advisor, Futures Market Speculator9/94 to 5/97 Macro Trading Corp., Research Assistant. Economic analysis and trading of the futures markets
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Expert Witness:
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International Experience:
Years   Country / Region   Summary
2005 to 2005   Mexico   Consultant in decision making and quality control of daily operations, petroleum products depot of Mexico's state owned oil monopoly, Petroleos de Mexico, PEMEX
1990 to 1994   Sonora, Mexico   Macromex S.A., Sonora, Mexico, Production Assistant, Manufacture of UHF and VHF communication radios, police sirens and satellite antennas

Language Skills:
Foreign Language   Description
Spanish   He is a fluent native speaker of Spanish.

Market Research:
Futures Markets Speculator

Click the green button above to contact Expert for a free initial screening call regarding your marketing research, industry research, and company research needs.  For research needs involving multiple experts or secondary research, a Research Director can be assigned to coordinate the work into a custom report for you as a potentially quicker and more cost effective alternative to doing this work yourself or hiring a boutique consultancy.  Remember, your initial screening call to speak with Expert is free.

Additional Skills and Services:
Training/Seminars

SERVICE IN GRADUATE EDUCATION Advisor, INCOSE Student Division of the Midwest Gateway Chapter

SERVICE IN UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION Advisor, Engineers Without Borders Student Chapter, Missouri S&T


 

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