Lieutenant Colonel Matt Davis
A graduate of Southwest Baptist University in Bolivar, Missouri, Lt Col Davis received his commission through the Officer Training School program in 2001. His career has spanned a wide variety of responsibilities including basic research in atmospheric turbulence, space weather, and quantum computing; operational test for satellite communications systems; operational training support from the individual to the COCOM level; leading operational and strategic analysis, assessment, and lessons learned at the MAJCOM; and university level teaching in mathematics and statistics. He holds a Master’s degree in Operations Research and a PhD in Industrial Engineering. His research has been published in a number of highly ranked, peer-reviewed journals.
Ph.D. Industrial Engineering, University of Central Florida, Orlando, Fla.
M.S. Operations Research, Air Force Institute of Technology, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Dayton, Ohio
B.S. Mathematics, Southwest Baptist University, Bolivar, Mo.
Assistant Professor, Department of Mathematical Sciences, U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colo.
Deputy Director of Analysis, Assessment, and Lessons Learned, HQ Pacific Air Forces
Operational test and evaluation of space systems; modeling, simulation, and training event management
Optical turbulence and weather impact decision aids research and program management
Honors & Awards
Meritorious Service Medal x3
Air Force Commendation Medal
Joint Service Achievement Medal
Air Force Achievement Medal
Research and Scholarly Interests
Modeling and Simulation
Simulation for training
Decision Support tools
Novel Data Science Applications
Davis, M., Proctor, M. D., & Shageer, B. (2017). Disaster Factor Screening using SoS Conceptual Modeling and an LVC simulation framework. Reliability Engineering & System Safety. 165(2017), 368-375. doi:http://doi.org/10.1016/j.ress.2017.04.020
Davis, M., & Proctor, M. (2016). The Viability of Extraordinary Methods to Mitigate Compromised SFP Cooling. International Nuclear Safety Journal, 5(2), 16-25.
Davis, M., Proctor, M., & Shageer, B. (2016). A Systems-Of-Systems Conceptual Model and Live Virtual Constructive Simulation Framework for Improved Nuclear Disaster Emergency Preparedness, Response, and Mitigation. Journal of Homeland Security and Emergency Management. doi:10.1515/jhsem-2015-0051
Proctor, M. D., Shageer, B. M., & Davis, M. T. (2015). Considering Modeling and Simulation of DOD Response to Accidental Nuclear Disaster. Journal of Defense Management, 5(2), 134. doi:10.4172/2167-0374.1000134
Davis, M. (2009). Using multiple robust parameter design techniques to improve hyperspectral anomaly detection algorithm performance (No. AFIT/GOR/ENS/09-05). AIR FORCE INST OF TECH WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB OH GRADUATE SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING AND MANAGEMENT.
Davis, M. (2017). An SoS Conceptual Model, LVC Simulation Framework, and a Prototypical Implementation of Unmanned System Interventions for Nuclear Power Plant Disaster Preparedness, Response, and Mitigation.