Brent Waggoner holds a B.S. in Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering from Purdue University (1987), and a M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology (2003). Brent began his career at NSWC Crane doing modeling and simulation (M&S) for several different missile systems. He then transitioned to M&S for aircraft IR countermeasure development, where he has worked for the past 25 years. Brent is the lead engineer for the Navy Infrared Countermeasures Effectiveness Laboratory (NICEL). He has worked at NSWC Crane for 34 years. Brent is currently the Chief Engineer for Modeling and Simulation for the IR/RF Systems Technologies Division.
Fostering collaboration: Creation of communitywide collaborative environments via common architectures to support electro-optical and infrared missile system development.