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EXTERNAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE (EAC)

Dr. Henry Molintas, EAC Lead, Lead Mechanical Engineer for Department of Defense Innovation Program, Booz Allen Hamilton Dr. Henry Molintas, EAC Lead, Lead Mechanical Engineer for Department of Defense Innovation Program, Booz Allen Hamilton

Henry has a PhD in Mechanical Engineering focused on thermo-fluids for manufacturing, HVAC, controls, and development of novel electro-mechanical engineering systems. Henry has recently retired from the government after serving for 22 years (at NSWC, Carderock Division) where he was involved in the engineering & management efforts. He is currently working on projects such as Investigation of dross formation on highly oxidative metals in collaboration with the University of Maryland and George Washington University, and Integration of manned and unmanned vehicles on a new construction multi-mission surface combatant ships.

 

Mr. Walter Faulconer, President, Faulconer Consulting Group (FCG) LLC , Member of the NOAA Science Advisory Board as well as the NASA JPL Science Advisory Board Mr. Walter Faulconer, President, Faulconer Consulting Group (FCG) LLC , Member of the NOAA Science Advisory Board as well as the NASA JPL Science Advisory Board

FCG provides a deep bench of advisors and subject matter experts that are supporting commercial, national security, and civil space clients. Walt was a 2-term member of the NOAA Science Advisory Board and the Executive Secretary for the Department of Defense Strategic Capabilities Office Advisory Group. He manages NASA’s Flight Project Development Program to develop the next generation project managers and leaders. Previously he served as a past Executive Vice President of the American Astronautical Society and on the Constellation Program Standing Review Board for NASA.

 

Mr. Patrick Hill, Parker Solar Probe project manager, Space Department, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory Mr. Patrick Hill, Parker Solar Probe project manager, Space Department, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory

In this role, he is responsible for the successful execution of APL’s multi-billion portfolio of NASA programs. Prior to this role, he served as Project Manager for NASA’s Parker Solar Probe (PSP) Mission, where he successfully led his project team through the development, integration, testing, launch and operation of the PSP flight observatory. Hill joined APL after working in commercial space satellite development, integration, and testing.

Mr. Derek McGowan, Diversity Program Manager-Higher Education Institutions, Global Diversity & Inclusion, Lockheed Martin Corporation Mr. Derek McGowan, Diversity Program Manager-Higher Education Institutions, Global Diversity & Inclusion, Lockheed Martin Corporation

Derek McGowan is the 2018 Dean’s Award winner. With Lockheed Martin since 2001, McGowan now manages the Minority-Serving Institution strategy, responsible for recruiting at HBCUs and Hispanic-Serving Institutions and enhancing the diversity pipeline of technical talent. He develops strategic plans for programs while working as a business partner with executives and other leaders to develop a robust diversity and inclusion strategy and program.

Dr. Shawn Moylan, Ph.D., Mechanical Engineer and Project Leader, at the Intersection of Manufacturing, Research, and Public Policy Dr. Shawn Moylan, Ph.D., Mechanical Engineer and Project Leader, at the Intersection of Manufacturing, Research, and Public policy

Dr. Shawan managed project of $1.75M with 6 staff members and several contractors and student interns. He led and coordinated the development of AM standards among multiple standards developing organizations and key AM stakeholders.

Ms. Michelle Pourciau, Former Director, Department of Transportation, Baltimore, MD Ms. Michelle Pourciau, Former Director, Department of Transportation, Baltimore, MD

Ms. Pourciau is a change agent with over 30 years of experience planning, creating, executing, and leading programs and projects that modernize and improve infrastructure and grow companies and cities. Ms. Pourciau established the Mid-Atlantic office of Sigma Associates, Inc., a Midwest engineering firm that grew to include contracts with DC Water, DDOT, WSSC and other Federal, local and private clients. She served as Vice President at McKissack & McKissack, a prominent Washington DC architecture and engineering firm where she established the Transportation Practice and the West Coast presence. Ms. Pourciau also led External Affairs at the University of the District of Columbia. She started her career with Fairfax County. She also served as a Director for American Traffic Solutions.

 

Dr. Jack Price, Director of Research, Naval Surface Warfare Center, West Bethesda, MD Dr. Jack Price, Director of Research, Naval Surface Warfare Center, West Bethesda, MD

Dr. Jack L. Price provides vision for the role of Science and Technology (S&T) in developing future Maritime needs. He is the Division’s lead for the oversight, planning, and execution of the internal directed research program (ILIR) and the Division Technical POC for S&T funding agencies (ONR, DARPA, etc.). In addition, he is responsible for overall S&T strategic planning. Before that, he was the Director of Innovation and Collaboration for the Platform Integrity Department at Carderock.