Curriculum Vitae


Ph.D. in Applied Physics, 2014

Air Force Institute of Technology, Dayton, OH

Advisor: Dr. Glen P. Perram

Dissertation: " Imaging Fourier Transform Spectroscopy of the Boundary Layer Plume from Laser Irradiated Polymers and Carbon materials”


M.S. in Physics, 2010

Wright State University, Dayton, OH

Advisors: Dr. Jason Deibel and Dr. Benji Maruyama

Thesis: ”Ostwald Ripening of Iron (Fe) Catalyst Nanoparticles on Aluminum Oxide Surfaces (Al2O3) for the Growth of Carbon Nanotubes”


B.S. in Physics, 2007

University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico

Advisor: Dr. Gerardo Morell

Project: "Optical Properties of Nano-Diamond as Bio-Markers"


  • Program Management
  • Systems Engineer


September 2014-Present                              Universal Technology Corporation (UTC)                                                                                  Beavercreek, OH

Lead Electronic Warfare (EW)/Directed Energy (DE) Research Scientist

June 2014-September 2014                          Sensors DirectorateAir Force Research Laboratory                                Wright Patterson Air Force Base, OH

Principal Electro-Optical Countermeasures Research Physicist


August 2010-June 2014     Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT)                                                                               Wright Patterson Air Force Base, OH

Senior Engineering Physicist


January 2010-August 2010     Joint Task Force – Guantanamo (JTF-GTMO)                                                       Naval Air Station Guantanamo Bay, Cuba

Joint Air Operations Program Manager


July 2007- January 2010   Materials & Manufacturing Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory                        Wright Patterson Air Force Base, OH

Lead Materials Scientist & Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) Power Systems Program Manager

August 2003-July 2007     Center for Advanced Nanoscale Materials                                                                                                        San Juan, Puerto Rico

Bio-Physics Research Assistant

Adjunct Faculty
December 2011-December 2013     Department of Physics, Wright State University                                                                                                    Fairborn, OH

  • Fundamentals of Systems Acquisition Management
  •  Fundamentals of Systems, Planning, Research, Development and Engineer
  •  Introduction to Earned Value Management
  • Cost Analysis
  • Air Force Fundamentals of Acquisition Management
  • Fundamentals of Test and Evaluation
  • Space Acquisition
  • Modeling and Simulation for Test and Evaluation
  •  Modeling and Simulation for Systems Engineer
  • Technical Reviews
  • Budget Policy
  • Intermediate Systems Acquisition
  • Intermediate Systems Planning, Research, Development and Engineering
  • Basic Software Acquisition Management
  • Mission Support Planning
  • Shaping Smart Business Arrangements