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Christopher Wolfgeher

Phone: (703) 495-8548


Chris is employed as a Faculty Associate (Research) at the Meyer Institute of Systems Engineering in the Department of Systems Engineering at the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS), Monterey, CA. He holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Missouri – Rolla (now Missouri University of Science and Technology (MS&T)) and an M.E. in Mechanical Engineering from Colorado State University. Prior to joining NPS, he supported the Super Hornet EMD program as an Instrumentation Engineer and as a Systems Engineer on a national asset sustainment program. His research interests include systems architecture and design, MBSE, and agent-based simulation. He is currently enrolled in the Systems Engineering Ph. D. program at NPS. Also, Chris serves as a Commander in the Navy Reserve, currently with a unit which supports research projects at the Director of Navy Staff (DNS) in the Pentagon. Since leaving active duty, he has held various positions with ANGLICO, EUCOM, NECC, NATO,and ONR. Most recently, he completed a ten month ADSW period as a Deputy Program Officer at ONR. Previously, he completed a thirteen month mobilization as Director of Future Operations (FOPS) at U.S. Naval Forces Central Command, Task Force 51, Manama, Bahrain. Chris is a Surface Warfare Officer and qualified Naval Parachutist.
Other Experience
  • 2002 - 2006 Systems Engineer, TRW/Northrop Grumman Corporation
  • 1997 Commander, US Navy Reserve
  • 1997 - 1999 Instrumentation Engineer, McDonnell-Douglas/Boeing
  • 1993 - 1997 Active Duty, U.S. Navy Surface Warfare Officer
Research Interests
Defense meteorology and oceanography (METOC) operations
Enterprise Architectures
Architecture modeling and simulation (M&S)
Model Based Systems Engineering
Formal Methods

Boards, Memberships, & Certifications

Professional Memberships
  • 2015 International Council on Systems Engineering
  • 1995 United States Naval Institute
Licensures and Certifications
  • 2016 - 2019 Certified Systems Engineering Professional, International Council on Systems Engineering