Department of Systems Engineering & Management

Department of Systems Engineering & Management
AFIT Faculty: Maj Vhance V. Valencia
CONTACT INFORMATION
Name: Maj Vhance V Valencia
Title: Assistant Professor of Systems Engineering
Commercial Phone: 937-255-3636 (4826)
DSN Phone: 785-3636 (4826)
EDUCATION

PhD in Systems Engineering, Air Force Institute of Technology, 2013

MS in Engineering Management, Air Force Institute of Technology, 2007

BS in Mechanical Engineering, San Diego State University, 2001

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Infrastructure asset management, risk to infrastructure systems, critical infrastructure protection, geographic information systems, additive manufacturing for civil engineering, machine learning learning applications for civil engineering

EXPERTISE
  • ENGINEERING AND ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT
  • DECISION SUPPORT
  • OPTIMIZATION
  • SIMULATION MODELING AND ANALYSIS
  • SYSTEMS ANALYSIS
  • SYSTEMS ENGINEERING
PUBLICATIONS & RESEARCH PAPERS

 Valencia, V.V. (2013). Network interdependency modeling for risk assessment on built infrastructure systems (Doctoral dissertation).  Air Force Institute of Technology, Wright Patterson Air Force Base, OH. 

Valencia, V.V., Thal, A.E. (2012).  Applying the model-based vulnerability assessment technique to interdependent infrastructures.  In Proceeding of the 2012 Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference, Orlando, FL, May 19-23.

Valencia, V.V., Colombi, J.M., Thal, A.E., Sitzabee, W.E. (2011). Asset management: A systems perspective. In Proceeding of the 2011 Industrial Engineering Research Conference, Reno NV, May 21-25.  *Society of Engineering Management Systems (SEMS) Best Paper Finalist.

Valencia, V.V., Thal, A.E., Holt, D.T., & West, C.J. (2009).  Using personal attributes to predict project manager success.  Presented at the annual meeting of the American Society for Engineering Management, Springfield, MO, October 14-17.

COURSES

EMGT 621 - Asset Management: An Introduction to Infrastructure Management

EMGT 622 - Asset Management II:  Tools and Techniques

EMGT 623 - Introduction to Geographic Information Systems and Sciences

EMGT 723 - Advanced Topics in Infrastructure Asset Management