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Lieutenant Colonel Christopher Cullenbine

Assistant Professor of Mathematical Sciences

Department of Mathematical Sciences

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Contact Information

(719) 333-1411

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Bio

Lt Col Cullenbine is an Assissant Professor in the Department of Mathematical Sciences at the U.S. Air Force Academy. He currently serves as the department’s personnel officer and is part of the Senior Military Faculty.

Education

2012 Air War College (Correspondence)

2011 PhD, Quantitative Economics, Colorado School of Mines, Colo.

2008 Air Command and Staff College (Correspondence & In-Residence Credit)

2001 Squadron Officer School, Distinguished Graduate, Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala.

2000 Masters, Operations Research, Distinguished Graduate, Air Force Institute of Technology, Ohio

1996 Bachelor of Science, Mathematical Sciences, U.S. Air Force Academy, Colo.

Professional Experience

July 2018–Present, DFMS SMF & Operations Research Division Chief, U.S. Air Force Academy, Colo.

June 2017–July 2018, A9O Analysis & Assessments Chief, U.S. Air Force Academy, Colo.

June 2016–June 2017, DFMS SMF & Personnel Division Chief, U.S. Air Force Academy, Colo.

Dec. 2014–June 2016, DFMS DO & SMF, U.S. Air Force Academy, Colo.

June 2014–Dec. 2014, DFMS DO & Assistant Professor, U.S. Air Force Academy, Colo.

March 2013–June 2014, DFMS ADO & Assistant Professor, U.S. Air Force Academy, Colo.

March 2012–March 2013, OAT Chief, Qatar

July 2011–March 2012, DFMS Assistant Professor, U.S. Air Force Academy, Colo.

Aug. 2008–July 2011, PhD Student, Colorado Schoolof Mines, Golden, Colo.

July 2006–Aug. 2008, DFMS Course Director/Instructor, U.S. Air Force Academy, Colo.

May 2001–July 2006, HR/Architecture/Program Analyst, Chantilly, Va.

March 2000–May 2001, Personnel/Promotions Analyst, Randolph Air Force Base, Texas

Aug. 1998–March 2000, MS Student, AFIT, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base

June 1996–Aug. 1998, Squadron Section Commander, Nellis Air Force Base, Nev.

Honors & Awards

Defense Meritorious Service Medal

Meritorious Service Medal (2 OLC)

Air Force Commendation Medal

Air Force Achievement Medal (1 OLC)

Joint Meritorious Unit Award

AF Outstanding Unit Award (1 OLC)

AF Organizational Excellence Award (3 OLC)

Other Achievements
2011 Mineral and Energy Economics William Jesse Coulter Award Winner

2007–2008 DFMS Outstanding Academy Educator

2006 (Fall Semester) DFMS Outstanding New Instructor

2003 NRO Director’s Circle Award

Publications

Theoretical and computational advances for network diversion, Cullenbine, C., Wood, R.K. & Newman, A., Networks (2013) 62 (3): 225-242.

A sliding time window heuristic for open pit mine block sequencing, Cullenbine, C., Wood, R.K. & Newman, A., Optimization Letters (2011) 5: 365.

Now we are talking trash, Cullenbine, C. and Van Dinter, J., Interfaces (2010): 451-453.

Assigning Nuclear Weapons with Reactive Tabu Search, Cullenbine, C. A., Gallagher, M. A., and Moore, J. T., Military Operations Research (2003) 8: 57–69.