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Ross Anthony Eldred

Faculty Associate - Research
Systems Engineering
Graduate School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Phone: (831) 656-6941

Overview

Faculty Associate - Research, SE Dept. Former military faculty lecturer. MS Systems Engineering graduate (2015) from NPS, BS Aerospace Engineering (2008) from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. Former MH-60S Pilot (active duty), currently serving in the Navy Reserve via the Office of Naval Research Reserve Component (ONR-RC).
Education
  • MS - NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL 2015
    Major: Systems Engineering
  • BS - EMBRY RIDDLE AERONAUTICAL UNIVERSITY 2008
    Major: Aerospace Engineering
NPS Experience
  • 2019 - current: Faculty Associate - Research
  • 2018 - 2019: Lecturer
Other Experience
  • 2019 Volunteer Emergency Hyperbaric Chamber Operator, Pacific Grove Hyperbaric Chamber
  • 2019 LCDR, USNR
  • 2018 - 2019 LT / Military Faculty Lecturer, Naval Postgraduate School
  • 2016 - 2018 Operations Officer, COMFLEACT Chinhae
Research Interests
Systems Engineering, AUVs, ROVs, UUVs, Littoral Environments, Extreme Environments, Mine Warfare
Teaching Interests
SE3302 System Suitability, SE Capstone, thesis advising

Awards

  • 2017 - Navy Commendation Medal, Chief of Naval Forces Korea (CNFK)
  • 2013 - Air Medal

Boards, Memberships, & Certifications

Professional Memberships
  • 2021 Mine Warfare Association
  • 2020 PI, Naval Research Program
  • 2019 Chamber Operator, Pacific Grove Hyperbaric Chamber
  • 2018 International Council on Systems Engineering
  • 2018 PI, Consortium for Robotics and Unmanned Systems Education and Research
Licensures and Certifications
  • 2018 - 2023 Associate Systems Engineering Professional (ASEP), INCOSE

Scholarly Work

Publications
  • Conference Proceedings
  • Giachetti, R. E., Eldred, R. A., & Wangert, S, (2019). Interoperability Analysis Method for Mission-Oriented System of Systems Engineering.
  • Journal Articles
  • Eldred, R. A., Lussier, J., & Pollman, A. G, Design and Testing of a Spherical Autonomous Underwater Vehicle for Shipwreck Interior Exploration. MDPI JMSE, AUTONOMOUS UNDERWATER VEHICLES IN EXTREME ENVIRONMENT.
Patents/Copyrights
  • Patents
  • Eldred, R. A. "Spherical Autonomous Underwater Vehicle" 20190016