Miguel A. Bustamante, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Associate
State University of New York at Buffalo

8582 Mallard Pl Littleton, CO 80126

Work Phone: (720)496-3864
Home Phone: (303) 346-4396


1. Management of IS
2. Utilization of IT to improve Data and Knowledge Management (create innovative tools)
3. Technology and Innovation (using programming languages to integrate tools in order to create systems that will have some form of adaptivity)


1. Data Management
2. Programming
3. Information Security
4. Systems Analysis and Design (Software Engineering)


Doctor of Philosophy (Management Information Systems), May 2007
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Dissertation Title: Linking properties of Knowledge and Knowledge Network Topology with Performance abstract

Master of Science (Computer Science), 1999
University of Nebraska Omaha [Peter Kiewit Institute]
Thesis Title: To Host a Legacy System To The Web abstract

Bachelor of Science (Computer Information Systems), 1990
California State Polytechnic University

Bachelor of Science (Industrial Engineering), 1987
Catholic University, Peru (South America)


2011-Present, Postdoctoral Associate in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the State University of New York at Buffalo

2007-2010, Assistant Professor of Computer Information Systems, Metropolitan State College of Denver

2003-2007, Graduate Research Assistant, University of Nebraska Lincoln

2000-2003, Assistant Professor of Computer Information Systems, Bellevue University

1995-2000, Project Leader; Programmer Analyst, Valmont Industries

1994-1995, Consultant, FDR

1994-1994, Consultant, TA Manufacturing

1991-1993, Programmer, Sterling Software


CIS 605, Advanced Database Management, 4 periods
CIS 400, Object-Oriented Programming Concepts, 4 periods
CIS 321, Systems Analysis and Design, 4 periods
CIS 305, Management and Design of Database Systems, 4 periods
MGT 250, Business Programming, 3 Semesters
CIS 3045, Bus App Development with VB, 2 Semesters
CIS 3060, Database Management Systems, 2 Semesters
CIS 3020, Analysis of Hardware, Software, 1 Semester
CIS 2300, Business Statistics, 5 Semesters
CIS 2010, Computer Applications for Business, 4 Semesters


1. Doctoral Thesis "Linking Properties of Knowledge and Knowledge Network Topology with Performance" University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries Lincoln, NE 68588-4100 402-472-9568,

2. Master's Thesis "To Host a Legacy System to the Web" (Subject: Software reengineering, Computer software, Reusability Client/server computing) University of Nebraska at Omaha, Archives, QA76.758.B87; ii,161 leaves : ill. ; 28 cm; 1999

3. Tesis PUCP: "Técnicas de Empaque y Descripcion de Nuevos Sistemas de Empaque Para Unitarizar Exportaciones" Tesis PUCP: Tesis (Br.) -- PUCP. Facultad de Ciencias e Ingeniería. Mención : Ingeniería Industrial, Miguel Angel Bustamante Velásquez Pie de Imprenta: Lima, 1986 Descripcion: 2 v. : tablas ; 29 cm.


1. Miguel Bustamante and Jason J Corso (2012), “Using Multi Entity Bayesian Networks and Probabilistic Ontologies for Video Analysis," International Journal of Approximate Reasoning, under review.

2. “Using Probabilistic Ontologies for Video Exploration” Paper selected for the 18th Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS) in Seattle, Washington August 9-11. [2012]

3. "Semantic Video Summarization with Ontology-Driven Probabilistic Inference" Poster presentation, 11th annual Intelligence Community Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Colloquium (April 4-7) at the Ritz-Carlton in Tysons Corner, Virginia.[2011]

4. "IS Education for (women, older, Hispanic, and part time) Students; building their Self efficacy?" Proceedings of the "One Voice" International Conference [The One Voice Institute of Elemental Ethics and Education] December 18-20 Santa Fe, New Mexico. [2009]

5. "Linking Knowledge Properties and Knowledge Network Topology With Performance," with David Olson, Proceedings of the Northeast Decision Sciences Institute March 28-30, Rutgers University " Camden, New York. [2008]

6. "What Function Does Knowledge Acquisition And Learning Serve? In Providing Firms with A Competitive Advantage: An Empirical Inquiry," with David Olson, Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Decision Sciences Institute (DSI), San Antonio, Texas November 18-21 [2006]

7. "Firms in Underdeveloped Countries That Adopt Information Communication Technology (ICT) Do Not Always Improve Their Competitiveness: An Empirical Investigation." Paper selected for the Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS) in Omaha, Nebraska August 11-14. [2005]

8. "Characteristics of Reusable C++ Classes and Their Measurement" Software Engineering Research Paper: University of Nebraska at Omaha [1998]


1. Recipient of awards for teaching on the Junior Achievement Program, 2008, 2009, 2010

2. Selected as a 2009-2010 "Metro Leads" fellow

3. Accepted to the DSI Doctoral Consortium, 2005

4. GITM Doctoral Consortium, 2005

5. Selected as a KPMG Ph.D. Project Doctoral Member, 2003-2007

6. University of Nebraska Lincoln Larson-Fellowship 2003-2004

7. Miguel was the leader of the team responsible for the translations from English to Spanish of the working instructions for ISO 9000 (Coating Division) Special recognition for translation of working instructions for ISO 9000 "Miguel has been given a Special Recognition Award for his dedicated effort and doing an excellent job of translating working instructions for ISO 9000 requirements on his time for the benefit of the division. He did an outstanding job and has received several compliments on this project. His willingness and dedication shows team effort and is greatly appreciated and did not go unnoticed" [VALMONT INDUSTRIES: Valley, NE, 1998]

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