Dr. Keith Krapels received a B.S. in math, B.A. in history, M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from the Univ. of Memphis. Since 2008, he has been Director of the Modeling, Simulation & Netted Sensor Div. at the Army Night Vision Lab. He is a Captain in the Navy Reserve and was deployed to Afghanistan to the NATO Training Mission in 2012. From 2001-2008 he was the EO/IR Sensor Technology program officer in the Office of Naval Research’s C4ISR Dept. In 2003, he deployed for Operation Iraqi Freedom. From 1999-2001, he was in the Sensor Performance Model Development Branch at the Army Night Vision Lab. From 1996-98 he was Special Programs Officer at the Naval Research Lab’s Tactical Electronic Warfare Div. From 1990-96, he was an Electronic Counter Measures Officer in Navy EA-6Bs and flew 53 combat missions. From 1987- 89, he was an EO-IR sensor analyst for Martin Marietta Orlando Aerospace, a Research Fellow at the USAF Arnold Engineering Development Center, and a Research Associate at the University of Memphis. He is a Fellow of the SPIE, the International Society of Optics and Photonics.
The U.S. Army’s Night Vision and Electronic Sensors Directorate (NVESD) Modeling and Simulation Division (MSD) provides sensors acquisition engineering and analytical support and an extensive set of Government-owned Models and Simulations (M&S) to several Army Program Executive Offices/Project and Program… Read More