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Ross Anthony Eldred

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

Phone: (831) 656-6941


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.
    Major: Systems 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(sel), USNR
  • 2018 - 2019 LT / Military Faculty Lecturer, Naval Postgraduate School
  • 2016 - 2018 Operations Officer, COMFLEACT Chinhae
Research Interests
UUVs, Littoral Environments / Mine Warfare, Space systems, Exploration of extreme environments, Human-Systems Integration, cryogenics
Teaching Interests
SE3302 System Suitability, SE Capstone, thesis advising


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

Boards, Memberships, & Certifications

Professional Memberships
  • 2018 CRUSER
Licensures and Certifications
  • 2018 - 2023 Associate Systems Engineering Professional (ASEP), INCOSE