Department of Systems Engineering & Management

Department of Systems Engineering & Management
AFIT Faculty: Lt Col Kyle F. Oyama
CONTACT INFORMATION
Name: Lt Col Kyle F Oyama
Title: Assistant Professor of Systems Engineering
Commercial Phone: 937-255-3636 (4352)
DSN Phone: 785-3636 (4352)
EDUCATION

PhD in Systems Engineering, University of Virginia, 2013

MS in Research and Development Management, Air Force Institute of Technology, 2010

BS in Industrial Engineering,Northwestern University, 1998

BS in Manufacturing Engineering,Northwestern University, 1998

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Modeling complex systems; agent-based modeling of socio-technical systems; modularity and flexibility in weapon systems design and development; portfolio and risk analysis of acquisistion programs

EXPERTISE
  • COMPLEX SYSTEMS
  • PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT
  • PROJECT MANAGEMENT
  • SIMULATION MODELING AND ANALYSIS
  • SYSTEMS ENGINEERING
  • BALANCED SCORECARD
  • MATHEMATICAL PROGRAMMING AND OPTIMIZATION
  • RISK AND DECISION ANALYSIS
  • STOCHASTIC MODELING AND ANALYSIS
  • SYSTEM AND ENTERPRISE ARCHITECTURE
PUBLICATIONS & RESEARCH PAPERS

Working Paper:

K. Oyama, G. Learmonth, and R. Chao (2013), “Modeling Co-evolutionary Dynamics in New Product Development”

Submitted:

K. Oyama, G. Learmonth, and R. Chao, “Applying Complexity Science to New Product Development: Modeling Considerations and Implications”, under review at Journal of Engineering Technology Management.

Appeared:

K. Oyama (2012), "Exploring New Product Development Decisions and Risk Tolerance in Complex Environments", Proc. of Portland Intl Center for Mgmt of Engineering and Technology Conference, 2550-2559.

K. Oyama, D. Jacques, A. Stryker, and D. Long (2010), "Linking Modularity to System Assembly: Initial Findings and Implications", Systems Research Forum, 4(1), 57-84.

AWARDS & HONORS

AFIT Systems Engineer of the Year (2010)

Best Research Paper, 8th Annual Conference on Systems Engineering Research (2010)

COURSES

QMGT 680: Project Risk Analysis 

SENG 570: Lean for Scientists and Engineers