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Robert C Harney

Associate Professor
Systems Engineering
Graduate School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Phone: (831) 656-2685
Other Experience
  • 1993 - 1995 Consultant, Robert C. Harney
  • 1982 - 1993 Sr. Professional Staff, Martin Marietta Corp.
  • 1980 - 1982 Lecturer, University of Lowell, Department of Physics & Applied Physics
  • 1976 - 1982 Staff Scientist, MIT Lincoln Laboratory
  • 1974 - 1974 Lecturer, University of California, Davis, Department of Applied Science
  • 1971 - 1976 Guest Physicist, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory,
  • 1969 - 1969 Physicist/Executive Intern, Naval Research Laboratory
Research Interests
Identification of fundamental unifying concepts in combat systems technology
Technology assessment methodology
Terrorism and weapons of mass destruction
Unconventional weapons of mass destruction
Prediction of future threat military force possibilities
Laser radar systems for target identification and chemical species monitoring
Electro-optical and infrared countermeasures & counter-countermeasures
Possibilities and limitations of nonlethal weapons technologies
Teaching Interests
Combat Systems (Sensors, Weapons, and Control Elements)
Weapons of Mass Destruction and Proliferation
Laser Engineering
Laser Radar Systems
Multisensor Integration
Nonlethal Weapons
Systems Engineering

Awards

  • 2008 - Merit Award for Academic Service, Graduate School of Engineering and Applied Science (GSEAS), Naval Postgraduate School
  • 2006 - Wayne E. Meyer Excellence in Systems Engineering Award, Naval Postgraduate School
  • 2002 - Outstanding Research Achievement in Systems Engineering, Naval Postgraduate School
  • 2001 - Award for Excellence in Systems Engineering and Integration, Northrop Grumman
  • 2000 - Award for Excellence in Systems Engineering and Integration, Northrop Grumman
  • 1990 - Outstanding Engineer, Florida Council of IEEE
  • 1989 - Author of the Year, Martin Marietta Missile Systems
  • 1987 - Engineer of the Year, Orlando Chapter, IEEE Aerospace and Electronic Systems Society
  • 1985 - Outstanding Technical Achievement, Martin Marietta
  • 1972 - Fellow, Fannie and John Hertz Foundation
  • 1969 - President of the United States Executive Intern, United States Government

Boards, Memberships, & Certifications

Professional Memberships
  • 1985 Association of Old Crows
  • 1984 National Defense Industrial Organization
  • 1980 Sigma Xi
  • 1980 - 1995 Orlando Chapter Chairman of Aerospace and Electronic Systems Society, 1987-1990, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
  • 1980 Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers
  • 1975 Astronomical Society of the Pacific
  • 1972 Florida Section V.P. & President, 1984-1986, Optical Society of America
  • 1971 American Association of Physics Teachers
  • 1970 American Chemical Society