Dr. Timothy McCoy has over three decades of experience in program management, marine engineering, research and development, and education and training.
Previously, Dr. McCoy was the Director of the Electric Ships Office (PMS-320) where he developed the office to incorporate electric power and propulsion systems for the U.S. Navy’s fleet. Prior to entering government service, Dr. McCoy worked in industry as a consultant, Director of Research and Development, and President of a defense contractor. He initiated a large internally funded R&D program for the marine, steel, renewable, and oil & gas markets. He served in the U.S. Navy for 22 years where he gained experience in the development of integrated electric power and propulsion systems, control systems and design, and construction of several classes of ships.
Dr. McCoy holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Illinois. Additionally, he holds a Naval Engineer’s Degree, S.M. in Electrical Engineering, and a Ph.D. in Naval Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.