Tim Cooley

PhD, President, DynamX Consulting

Dr Tim Cooley is President and Founder of DynamX Consulting, a veteran owned consulting firm located in Larkspur, Colorado. Dr Cooley spent 16 years on the United States Air Force Academy faculty, both in uniform and as a civilian, holding numerous positions to include the DMSO Modeling and Simulation Chair, Deputy Department Head, and Senior Researcher. His previous military assignments included Squadron Commander of the 1987th Communications Squadron at Lowry AFB and Land Mobile Radio Manager for CINCNORAD.

Currently, Dr Cooley is using innovative techniques to determine the value of USMC training systems and providing decision analysis support to a SBIR team developing an optimal investment tool for medical modeling and simulation assets. He has researched terrorist and criminal network modeling as well as the modeling of industrial supply chains. He developed and teaches the Air Force Combat Analysis Class and has performed detailed research on methodology/decision support systems for determining return on investment for modeling and simulation at various levels. He is coauthor of the 2011 Defense Acquisition University Research Paper of the Year and 2011 Hirsch Prize recipient.

Dr Cooley received his PhD in Computer Science/Biomedical Engineering from Rutgers University in 1996. He was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa in 1982, is a lifetime member of Sigma XI, the Scientific Research Society, and was on the founding committee for the National Modeling and Simulation Coalition, co-authoring the Modeling and Simulation Primer for the Congressional Caucus.