Joshua Eaton, PhD Decision Sciences and Engineering Systems

Assistant Professor

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Areas of Expertise: 

  • ​Engineering and Management
  • Project Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Business
  • Big Data Analytics
  • Modeling and Simulation

Education:

  • ​BS, Systems Engineering, United States Military Academy, West Point, NY
  • MS, Engineering and Management, MIT, Cambridge, MA
  • PhD, Decision Sciences and Engineering Systems, Troy, NY

Dissertation Title:

  • ​​​Linking Adaptation Processes to Team Performance in High-tempo, High-stakes Teamwork: A Large-scale Gaming Perspective

Research Areas of Interest:

  • ​​​Engineering and Management
  • Project Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Business
  • Big Data Analytics
  • Modeling and Simulation

Certifications and /or licenses:

  • ​Master Teacher Program, West Point, NY

Select Publications:

  • ​Dittmer, F., Greer, H., Homsy, H., Long, C., Seyer, K., Eaton, J. (2020, April). A cut above the rest: Team performance as a function of team cohesion, team familiarity, team effectiveness, and soldier lethality. In 2020 IEEE Systems and Information Engineering Design Symposium (SIEDS) (pp. TBD). IEEE.
  • Eaton, J. A., & Mendonça, D. J. (2019, November). Testing an integrated team effectiveness framework in League of Legends. In Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting (Vol. 63, No. 1, pp. 240-246). Sage CA: Los Angeles, CA: SAGE Publications.
  • Eaton, J. A., & Mendonça, D. J. (2019). Linking adaptation processes to team performance in high-tempo, high-stakes teamwork: a large-scale gaming perspective. Theoretical Issues in Ergonomics Science, 20(6), 659-681.
  • Eaton, J. (2019). An emerging capability: Military applications of artificial intelligence and machine learning. Small Wars Journal.
  • Eaton, J. A., Mendonça, D. J., & Sangster, M. D. D. (2018, September). Attack, damage and carry: Role familiarity and team performance in League of Legends. In Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting (Vol. 62, No. 1, pp. 130-134). Sage CA: Los Angeles, CA: SAGE Publications.
  • Eaton, J. A., Sangster, M. D. D., Renaud, M., Mendonca, D. J., & Gray, W. D. (2017, September). Carrying the team: The importance of one player's survival for team success in League of Legends. In Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting (Vol. 61, No. 1, pp. 272-276). Sage CA: Los Angeles, CA: SAGE Publications.
  • Eaton, J., Kalnins, R., McKearn, M., Wilson, P., & Zecha, A. (2014, April). Verification and validation of the Infantry Warrior Simulation (IWARS) through engagement effectiveness modeling and statistical analysis. In 2014 Systems and Information Engineering Design Symposium (SIEDS) (pp. 260-265). IEEE.
  • Kalnins, R., McKearn, M., Wilson, P., Zecha, A., & Eaton, J. (2014). An analysis of the Infantry Warrior Simulation (IWARS) through engagement effectiveness modeling and statistical data collection. In IIE Annual Conference. Proceedings (p. 404). Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE).
  • Eaton, J. (2013, April). Point of impact: Delivering mission essential supplies to the warfighter through the joint precision airdrop system. In 2013 IEEE International Systems Conference (SysCon) (pp. 783-790). IEEE.

Select Professional Experience:

Assistant Professor, NCU, School of Business

Lead Affiliate, Adult and Graduate Studies (AGS) Business, Ohio Christian University (March 2017 – Present)

Courses taught:  

  • BUS 5020: Project Management
  • MGT 3020: Managers in Organizations
  • MGT 3100: Organizational Leadership
  • LGM 4000: Transportation System
  • LGM 3000: Logistics Management
  • IST 2000: Computer and Networking Essentials I
  • IST 2010: Computer and Networking Essentials II
  • IST 2050: Intermediate Networking
  • IST 2400: Database Systems
  • IST 2500: Programming I

Course development:

  • IST 2400: Database Systems
  • IST 2500: Programming I
  • IST 2300: Operating Systems I
  • IST 2100: Security Fundamentals
  • IST 3110: Information and Network Security
  • IST 3400: Database Systems II


Assistant Professor, College of Business and Management, Colorado Technical University (January 2016 – Present)

Courses taught:  

  • BADM 370: Quality Management
  • SCM 220: Transportation and Distribution Management
  • SCM 210: Introduction to Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • MGM 255: Management Fundamentals
  • LOG 670: Reverse Inventory Management and Financial Implications
  • SCM 310: Material and Inventory Management
  • SCM 430: Logistics/Supply Chain Management Capstone
  • LOG 668: Inventory and Supply Chain Management
  • SCM 310: Material and Inventory Management

Course development:

  • BADM 370: Quality Management
  • SCM 210: Introduction to Logistics and Supply Chain Management


Assistant Professor, Computer Information Systems and Human Services, Baker College Online (September 2014 – Present)

Courses taught:  

  • PPM 499: Senior Design Project in Project Management
  • PPM 421: Contracting and Procurement for Project Managers
  • PPM 411: Leading Project Teams
  • PPM 401: Project Cost and Budget Management
  • PPM 321: Negotiation Strategies
  • PPM 311: Project Planning
  • PPM 301: Project Management
  • CS 101: Introduction to Computer Science
  • NET 1010: Networking Essentials
  • CIS 4010: Advanced Computer Architecture

Course development:

  • PPM 3010: Project Management
  • CS 3950: Bit Data Analytics

Assistant Professor, Department of Systems Engineering, United States Military Academy, West Point, NY (June 2012 – June 2014, June 2019 - Present)Courses taught: 

  • SM 484: System Dynamics Simulation
  • EM 384: Analytical Methods for Engineering Management
  • SE 301: Fundamentals of Systems Engineering
  • SE 300: Introduction to Systems Engineering
  • SE 402/403: Capstone Design I and II
  • Professional Military Ethics (PME)
  • Air Command and Staff College Distance Learning: Selected to lead online instruction and discussions through the Air University's Applied Joint Warfare Course

Course development:

  • SM 440: Complex Systems Architecture
  • EM 384: Analytical Methods for Engineering Management
  • SM 484: System Dynamics Simulation