Nuclear Submarine Engineering Officer with over 13 years of experience managing the personnel, operations and maintenance of nuclear submarines and all associated mechanical and electrical systems.
Selected as the project manager for a major dry-docking maintenance period aboard a nuclear submarine, personally responsible for managing over two million dollars in parts, over one hundred thousand man hours, as well as the associated planning and adaptive planning to execute all of the required maintenance with zero safety incidents within a compressed period of time.
Directed the operations of a nuclear submarine as the direct representative of the Commanding Officer (Ship's Captain), controlling all movements of the ship, as well as equipment operations and maintenance. Managed the Reactor Instrumentation and Controls division (8 personnel, operates and maintains all electrical components of the nuclear reactor) and the Auxiliary Division (13 personnel, operates and maintains all non-reactor mechanical systems on the submarine). As the Assistant Engineer, assisted in the management of all non-weapon mechanical and electrical components of the submarine, as well as managed the extensive engineering training program (45 personnel).
Analyzed and maintained all chemistry associated with a prototype naval nuclear reactor. Performed the mechanical operations required to safely operate a prototype naval nuclear reactor. Taught students enrolled in the nuclear power training program how to perform the responsibilities listed above by both classroom instruction and hands on training.
President and Concert-master of the Symphony Orchestra
Over 200 hours of local community service
Participated in NROTC as the Battalion Sergeant Major. Responsible for management of day to day operations of the NROTC unit, and in charge of 120 midshipmen and US Marines.
Performed research (over 500 laboratory hours) into the fabrication and use of graphene as an improved active material in both lithium ion batteries and supercapacitors. This involved production, characterizing, and testing of the graphene, as well as the individual supercapacitors and batteries, both of which performed far superior to current generation battery and capacitor technology.
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