About Me

Currently engaged in an academic career, Dr.Steve Knode is a retired Air Force officer who served twenty years in the USAF in a variety of analytical and decision making positions. He was an intercontinental missile crew commander, a tactical operations planner at major command headquarters, and served in Plans and Programs in the Pentagon. He obtained his PhD at Syracuse University in the area of Operations Research Management and also possesses an MS in Industrial Management from the University of North Dakota as well as BS in Mathematics from Duke University. 

Skill set:

  • Possesses an extensive background in artificial intelligence, emerging technologies, intelligent agents, virtual reality, decision support systems, data analyticsquantitative methods and decision making.

  • Publishes and presents papers in several areas, relating emerging technologies to decision making and problem solving.
  • Publishes a free monthly Emerging Information Technologies (EIT) newsletter

  • Consults with government and private sector officials from the State Department, Department of Defense, Department of Veterans Affairs, among others. He has lectured at conferences such as AFCEA, ASCUE, EIBT and INFORMS in the emerging technologies areas.

  • Develops and teaches courses in several emerging technology disciplines. Currently, involved teaching, development, and consulting in the areas of Data Analytics, Artificial Intelligence,  Intelligent Agents, and other emerging technologies.