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Leonardo Bedoya-Valencia

Assistant Professor

Leonardo Bedoya-Valencia
Contact Info
Office:
Technology 261

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Engineering Management and Systems Engineering, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia, 2007.
  • M.S., Systems Engineering, National University of Colombia, Mines School, Medellín, Colombia, 2001.
  • B.S., Industrial Engineering, National University of Colombia, Mines School, Medellín, Colombia, 1995.

Bio

  • 2009-present: Assistant Professor, Department of Engineering, Colorado State University-Pueblo.
  • 2009: Lecturer, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia.
  • 2006-2008: Senior Modeler, Health Market Science, King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, USA.
  • 2006: Lecturer, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia.
  • 2003-2006: Research Assistant, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia.
  • 2002: Assistant Professor, National University of Colombia, Mines School, Medellín, Colombia.
  • 2001: Assistant Professor, San Buenaventura University, Engineering School, Medellín, Colombia.
  • 1997-2001: Research Assistant, National University of Colombia, Mines School, Medellín, Colombia.
  • 1997-1998: Adjunct Professor, National University of Colombia, Mines School, Medellín, Colombia.
  • 1995-1996: Consultant, SISAP Ltd., Consulting Firm, Medellín, Colombia.
  • 1994-1995: Production Engineer, Postobón S.A. Sodas Factory, Medellín, Colombia.
  • 1993: Teaching Assistant, National University of Colombia, School of Sciences, Medellín, Colombia.
  • 1993: Mentor, National University of Colombia, Student Affairs Department, Medellín, Colombia.

Research Interests

  • Industrial and systems engineering, with special interest in energy, manufacturing and health care.
  • Modeling and simulation of complex systems using agent-based modeling, system dynamics, and discrete event simulation.
  • Energy planning.
  • Optimization, heuristics, algorithms, and hybrid methods.

Publications

  • Larsen, Erik R., Isaac Dyner, Leonardo Bedoya, and Carlos Jaime Franco, “Lessons from Deregulation in Colombia: Successes, Failures and the Way Ahead.” Energy Policy32(15), pp. 1767-1780, 2004.
  • Bedoya, Leonardo. “An Agent-Based Simulation-Optimization Approach for Efficient Pharmaceutical Sampling.” Pharmaceutical Management Science Association PMSA Conference, Las Vegas, NV, April 27-30, 2008.
  • Correa, Yaneth, Leonardo Bedoya, Jean-Paul Arnaout, Ghaith Rabadi, and Ali Ardalan. ”Scheduling Policies in an Assembly Environment with Earliness and Tardiness.” Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Management Conference, Virginia Beach, VA, October 26-30, 2005.
  • Peterson, William, Pothanun Kawintorn, Leonardo Bedoya, and Yaneth Correa. “Technology Implementation – Factors for Success.” Institute of Industrial Engineering Research Conference, Atlanta, GA, May 14-18, 2005.
  • Bedoya, Leonardo, Yaneth Correa, and Ipek Bozkurt. “A Heuristic Approach for the Assembly Flow Shop Scheduling Problem with an Application from NASA Environment.” Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Management Conference, Alexandria, VA, October 20-23, 2004.
  • Bedoya, Leonardo, and Ghaith Rabadi. “A Multiagents Approach for the Job Shop Scheduling Problem with Earliness and Tardiness.” Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics. Washington, DC, October 5-8, 2003, pp. 1217-1222.
  • Sousa-Poza, Andres, Yaneth Correa, and Leonardo Bedoya. “A First Approach to Model Satisfaction at Work under Equity Theory Using Fuzzy Set Theory and Systems Dynamics.” Proceedings of the 21st Systems Dynamics Conference, New York, NY, July 20-24,2003.
  • Correa, Yaneth, and Leonardo Bedoya. “Portfolio Theory-Based Approach for Risk Management in Electricity Markets: Colombian Case Study.” Proceedings of the IEEE Systems and Information Engineering Design Symposium, Charlottesville, VA, April 23-24, 2003.
  • Franco, Carlos Jaime, Beatriz Vargas, Santiago Arango, Leonard Bedoya, Patricia Ochoa, and Isaac Dyner. “Enerbiz II: Strategy and Risk Management in Electricity Trading.” Proceedings of the 19th Systems Dynamics Conference, Atlanta, GA, July 23-27, 2001.
  • Franco, Carlos Jaime, Isaac Dyner, Ricardo Smith, Leonard Bedoya Santiago Arango, Santiago Montoya, and Patricia Ochoa. “Microworld for Training Traders in the Colombian Electricity Market.” Proceedings of the 18thSystems Dynamics Conference, Bergen, Norway, August 6-10, 2000.
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