Department of Systems Engineering & Management

Department of Systems Engineering & Management
AFIT Faculty: Lt Col Dirk Yamamoto
CONTACT INFORMATION
Name: Lt Col Dirk Yamamoto
Title: Director, Graduate Industrial Hygiene Program
Assistant Professor of Industrial Hygiene
Commercial Phone: (937) 255-3636 (x4511)
DSN Phone: 785-3636 (x4511)
EDUCATION

PhD in Systems Engineering (Industrial Hygiene emphasis), AFIT, 2010

MS Public Health (Industrial Hygiene emphasis), University of Utah, 2003

MS Eng Sys Mgmt, St Mary's University (TX), 1995

BS Electrical Engineering, University of Minnesota, 1992

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Deployed military waste/burn pit emissions, air sampling, and exposure assessments.  Other research interests include bioaerosol sampling, advanced composite material exposure assessment, and geospatial/plume dispersion modeling, and pharmacokinetic modeling of nanoparticle exposures.

EXPERTISE
  • ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH
PUBLICATIONS & RESEARCH PAPERS

 Woodall, B., D. Yamamoto, B. Gullett, A. Touati. “Emissions from Small-Scale Burning of Simulated Deployed U.S. Military Waste”. Environmental Science & Technology, 2012. 

Aurell, J., B. Gullett, D. Yamamoto. “Emissions from Open Burning of Simulated Solid Waste from Forward Operating Bases.” Environmental Science & Technology, 2012
AWARDS & HONORS

 

  • 2012 Air University Team of the Year- Cost Conscious Culture Award
  • 2012 AFIT/ENV Team Award for the ABET Accreditation Team
  • 2012 AFIT/ENV Journal Publication of the Year
  • AFIT Field Grade Officer of the Quarter, 4th Quarter 2012
  • AFIT Field Grade Officer of the Quarter, 3rd Quarter 2011
  • AF-level selectee for Senior Developmental Education (SDE) Equivalency Program (Residence), 2010
COURSES

 

  • ENVR 541 Industrial Hygiene I
  • ENVR 543 Industrial Hygiene II
  • ENVR 543 Lab
  • ENVR 544 Introduction to Epidemiology
  • ENVR 547 Non-Ionizing and Ionizing Radiation
  • ENVR 548 Industrial Hygiene III
  • ENVR 548 Lab
  • ENVR 615 Industrial Hygiene Site Assessments
  • ENVR 616 Advanced Industrial Hygiene