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Thomas Barnes
Director of Strategic Research and Development

Location:  Babbio Center, Room 603
Phone: 201.216.5317

Research & Education
  • Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government Cambridge, Massachusetts, Fellow
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge,Massachusetts, (selected courses)
  • Abilene Christian University, Abilene, Texas, Bachelor of Science
Experience & Service
  • Stevens Institute of Technology,October 2003-Present, Deputy Director, Center for Maritime Systems Director of Operations, Maritime Security Lab Director, Strategic Research and Development
  • Consultant ,November 2000-October 2003, Information Systems, Homeland Security
  • The Charles Stark Draper Laboratory, February 1999-November 2000, Director, Washington, D.C. Office Associate Director, Information Systems Directorate
  • Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, December 1996-February1999, Military Assistant to the Director
  • USS PELELIU (LHA 5), June 1995-November 1996, Commanding Officer
  • USS GUAM (LPH 9), February 1993-July 1994, Commanding Officer
  • USS CONSTELLATION (CV-64), June 1990-June 1992, Executive Officer
  • USS RANGER (CV-61), May 1988-Nobember 1989, Navigator
  • Air Antisubmarine Squadron 21 (VS 21), June 1986-March 1988, Commanding Officer
Professional Service
  • Elected representative to city government.  Served as Councilman-in-charge of Department of Public Safety and Department of Public Works.  
  • Naval Aviator with over 6500 flight hours and 800 carrier landings.
  • Participated in military operations throughout the world including the Gulf of Sydra, Mediterranean Sea, Atlantic Ocean, Western and Northern Pacific Oceans, South China Sea, Gulf of Tonkin, Persian Gulf and Indian Ocean.