Mr. Thomas Kowalczyk currently provides technical support to the Department of Homeland Security’s Science and Technology Directorate where he serves as the Office of University Programs Transition Program Coordinator
Prior to his current assignment, Mr. Kowalczyk served for thirty-three yeas as a civilian in the Department of the Navy. From August 1999 to October 2002, Mr. Kowalczyk was assigned as a Program Officer in the Officer of Naval Research.
From June 1996 to August 1999, Mr. Kowalczyk was assigned to the Assistant Secretary of the Navy Research Development & Acquisition, Acquisition Reform Office. In that capacity, Mr. Kowalczyk was responsible for the design and development of Business War Games (the application of War Gaming techniques to the business sector).
From January 1992 to June 1995, Mr. Kowalczyk served as the chief engineer for the new attack submarine combat system and then as the program manger for the Surface Ship Torpedo Defense Program
From April 1984 to January 1992, Mr. Kowalczyk served as the Executive Director of the TRIDENT Command and Control Systems Maintenance Activity, Newport, RI.
Mr. Kowalczyk obtained his bachelors of science degree in Electrical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in 1969. He continued his studies and received his Masters of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Johns Hopkins University in 1971. Most recently, Mr. Kowalczyk completed a Masters of Science in Management (SLOAN Fellows Program) from MIT in 1996.