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Timothy McCoy, Ph.D.

Dr. McCoy has expertise in program management, marine engineering, technology R&D, and education and training. Dr. McCoy was employed by the U.S. Navy as Director of the Electric Ships Office (PMS-320). In this role, he developed this 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, R&D Director, and President of a defense contractor where he initiated a large internally funded R&D program for the marine, steel, renewables and oil & gas markets. He served for 22 years in the U.S. Navy, where he gained experience in development of integrated electric power and propulsion systems, control systems and design and construction of several classes of ships. Dr. McCoy holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Illinois, a Naval Engineer’s Degree, S.M. in Electrical Engineering, and PhD from MIT. He was previously in the MIT faculty and is an Adjunct Professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at Carnegie Mellon University.