After graduating from the United States Naval Academy with a B.S. in Ocean Engineering, I served two surface warfare sea tours in the Pacific. While on a subsequent shore tour at the Naval Academy, I completed my M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Johns Hopkins University. In 2005, I began working at The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory supporting numerous technical projects and acquisition programs relating to nuclear submarines, mine warfare, and unmanned systems. By amassing a breadth of technical experience to include software development, modeling and simulations, hydrodynamic and system performance analysis, concept of operations development, and field test conduct and evaluation, I progressed to serve as the lead systems engineer for various government projects and studies. I discovered along the way that my prior experience as an operator has actually made the system user my primary focus in any project. Since joining the University of Maryland Applied Research Laboratory in Intelligence and Security (ARLIS) as an Associate Research Engineer in September 2021, I have been working to further expand on this focus.
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