Overview

  • Dr. Landaeta is an Associate Professor with tenure in the department of Engineering Management and Systems Engineering at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia. He holds a Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering and a M.S. in Engineering Management from the University of Central Florida, as well as, a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from UNITEC Venezuela. He serves as an Associate Editor for the Engineering Management Journal and is the Old Dominion University Faculty Advisor of the Student Chapter of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers and the Student Chapter of the Engineering Management Honor Society.His scholarship focuses on generating, transferring, and applying multi-disciplinary knowledge that addresses current and future challenges in knowledge-intensive organizations. He has provided management coaching, training, and consulting to Fortune 100 companies and large government organizations. The American Society for Engineering Management recognized him with two Meritorious Service Awards in 2006 and 2012 and was elected Fellow of the society in 2014. Old Dominion University recognized him with the Shining Star Award in 2010, the Batten College of Engineering and Technology Excellence in Teaching Award in 2008 and the Industry Engagement Award in 2014. He was selected an entrepreneurship "Entsminger fellow" by Old Dominion University in 2015.
  • Selected Publications

    Articles In Academic Journals

    Year Title
    2010 Understanding the Relationship between Risk Management and Knowledge Management: A Literature ReviewInt. J. of Knowledge Management Studies (IJKMS). 281-300.
    2009 Exploring the relationships between emotional intelligence and the use of knowledge transfer methods in the project environmentKnowledge Management Research and Practice. 15-36.
    2009 Systems of systems engineering for border security and inmigration: methodologies, processes, and toolsThe International Journal of Systems of Systems. 414-444.
    2008 Evaluating Benefits and Challenges of Knowledge Transfer across ProjectsEngineering Management Journal. 29-38.
    2008 Formal Mentoring: A Human Resource Management Practice that Supports Knowledge Transfer across ProjectsThe International Journal of Learning and Intellectual Capital.. 455-475.
    2008 Identifying Sources of Resistance to Change in HealthcareInternational Journal of Healthcare Technology and Management. 74-96.
    2008 Student perception of cooperative learning in a blended engineering courseThe World Review of Science, Technology and Sustainable Development.
    2008 Student perceptions of cooperative learning in a blended engineering courseWorld Review of Science, Technology and Sustainable Development. 373-388.
    2007 Extending the Cooperative Learning Principles to Multiple Learning Groups & Timeframes: A Case ExampleJournal of Faculty Development. 201-216.

    Conference Papers

    Year Title
    2011 Strategic Management of Scrum Projects: An Organizational Learning Perspective.  651-656.
    2010 Goal Approach to Risk Scenario Identification in Systems Development
    2009 Engineering Management for Complex Systems
    2009 Utilizing Strategic Project Management Processes and the NATO Code of Best Practice to Improve Management of Experimentation Events
    2008 Differences in the performance of knowledge transfer across projects: a study of gender and role of key project stakeholders
    2007 Emotional Intelligence: A Review and Discussion of its Implications for Project Management
    2007 Technology-Enhanced Distance Education in Engineering: A Research Proposal
    2007 The Challenge of Studying Team Cognition in Control Center Contexts
    2007 The Role of Emotional Intelligence in Promoting the Use of Knowledge Transfer Methods among Project Team Members
    2007 Understanding the Impact of Crisis Environments on the Distributed Cognition of Multidisciplinary Crisis Control Center Teams
    2006 A literature review of social capital
    2006 An Empirical Investigation of the Effectiveness of Crisis Management Strategies
    2006 Analyzing Faulty Project Knowledge Systems: An Empirical Investigation of a R&D organization
    2006 Understanding Managerial Differences and Similarities between AHP and ANP: An Empirical Study
    2005 Building crisis management capabilities in projects.  330-336.
    2005 Certification For Engineering Managers?.  211-214.
    2005 Engineering Management Certification.  53-58.
    2005 Is crisis management a new knowledge area needed for the PMI?.  325-329.
    2005 Knowledge management systems.  194-199.
    2004 An understanding of the application of research methods in engineering management
    2004 Writing Reflective Case Studies for the Engineering Management Journal
    2003 Identifying critical knowledge for projects
    2003 Identifying push-pull approaches for managing knowledge across projects
    2003 Identifying steps and approaches for managing knowledge across projects
    2002 Developing a theory of knowledge management across projects
    2001 Identifying critical success factors for managing knowledge across projects

    Research Overview

  • Knowledge Transfer, Agile Project Management, Knowledge Creation and Innovation.
  • Grants

  • Support Maersk Line Limited in Systems Engineering and Technical Assistance to the Research and Development Center of the US Coast Guard  awarded by Maersk Line, Limited/USCG 2008 - 2013
  • Knowledge Management Certificate Training and Evaluation  awarded by US Army 2011 - 2012
  • 1. Evaluation of Virginia Natural Gas Energy Conservation Programs: An efficiency analysis for 2009  awarded by Virginia Natural Gas 2010
  • Deployment and Evaluation of a Customized Project Management Development Program for the US Army Core of Engineers-Norfolk District  awarded by US Army Core of Engineers 2010
  • Deployment and Evaluation of a Customized Project Management Development Program for the US Army Corps of Engineers-Norfolk District (USACE-NAO) (Phase III)  awarded by Army Corps of Engineers—Norfolk District 2010
  • The Usefulness of Mini Lectures Supplements in an Online Teaching Environment  awarded by ODU 2010
  • 5. Design of a Customized Project Management Development Program for the US Army Core of Engineers-Norfolk District (USACE-NAO) (Phase II).  awarded by US Army Corps of Engineers 2009 - 2010
  • 6. Identifying Measures of Trainees’ Knowledge Change for Modeling and Simulation Training Projects (Phase II).  awarded by Institute of Simulation and Training at UCF 2009 - 2010
  • Design of a Customized Project Management Development Program for the US Army Core of Engineers-Norfolk District (USACE-NAO) (Phase II).  awarded by US Army Corps of Engineers 2009 - 2010
  • Design of a Customized Project Management Development Program for the US Army Corps of Engineers-Norfolk District (USACE-NAO) (Phase II) 2009 - 2010
  • Using an Instructional Design Approach to Transform an Undergraduate Project Management Course  awarded by National Science Foundation 2009 - 2010
  • Simulation Roadmap for Program Executive Office (PEO) Soldier and Marine Corps System Command-Phase II  awarded by FISC/US Joint Forces Command Joint Advance Training Technology Laboratory 2009
  • Identifying Measures of Trainees’ Knowledge Change for Modeling and Simulation Training Projects  awarded by Institute of Simulation and Training 2008
  • Simulation Roadmap for Program Executive Office (PEO) Soldier and Marine Corps System Command  awarded by FISC/US Joint Forces Command Joint Advance Training Technology Laboratory 2008
  • Design of a Customized Project Management Development Program for the US Army Core of Engineers-Norfolk District (USACE-NAO)  awarded by Army Corps of Engineers—Norfolk District 2007 - 2008
  • System-of-Systems Engineering Modeling and Analysis for the Secure Border Initiative (SBI) – Phase II  awarded by MITRE Corporation (funded by the Department of Homeland Security) 2007 - 2008
  • System-of-Systems Engineering Modeling & Analysis for SB Initiative  awarded by MITRE Corporation 2007
  • System-of-Systems Engineering Modeling and Analysis for the Secure Border Initiative (SBI)  awarded by MITRE Corporation (funded by the Department of Homeland Security) 2007
  • Exploration of the Operational and Business Value of Different Sources of Project’s Resources and Labor in the US Army Corp of Engineers—Norfolk District, Army Corps of Engineers Norfolk District  awarded by Army Corp of Engineers—Norfolk District 2006
  • The Department of Homeland Security Border System-of-Systems Engineering Analysis  awarded by Department of Homeland Security through NAVAIR 2005 - 2006
  • Department of Homeland Security Border System of Systems Engineering Analysis  awarded by Directorate of Science and Technology of the Department of Homeland Security 2004 - 2006
  • Deployment of a Customized Project Manager's Development Program for the US Army Corp. of Engineers - Norfolk District  awarded by U.S. Army Corp of Engineers 2009 -
  • Enhancing Triumph Aerospace Systems – Newport News Project’s Knowledge Capability  awarded by Allied Aerospace, Inc 2007 -
  • Security Strategies for Small Wastewater Systems for Safeguarding Assets, Emergency Response Planning and Risk Communication  awarded by Water Environment Research Foundation 2006 -
  • A Micro-World Simulation for Healthcare Management: A System-of-Systems Engineering Approach  awarded by Old Dominion University – Office of Research 2004 -
  • DRU: The Effects of Shared Mental Models in Risk Management Process in Socio-Technical Groups  awarded by National Science Foundation – Human and Social Dynamics: Competition for FY 2005 2004 -
  • Security Strategies for Small Wastewater Systems for Safeguarding Assets, Emergency Response Planning and Risk Communication  awarded by Water Environment Research Foundation 2004 -
  • Expertise Keywords

  • Engineering : Engineering Management, Project Management, Knowledge Management, Innovation & Entrepreneurship.
  • Education And Training

  • Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering, University of Central Florida 2003
  • M.S. in Engineering Management, University of Central Florida 2000
  • B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Universidad Tecnologica del Centro 1995
  • Full Name

  • Rafael Landaeta