Dr. McCoy has over 35 years experience working in government, industry and academia. His expertise includes program management, power systems and control systems engineering, marine engineering, ship design and construction, technology development, operations as well as education and training.  He is an expert in the design, development and fielding of complex systems for both military and commercial applications.  He has successfully created and led new technology development organizations in industry and government.  Dr. McCoy serves on the faculty of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering at the University of Michigan.  He is a Licensed Professional Engineer has been elected an IEEE Fellow and has published numerous techncial papers.

Naval Power Systems, technology development, Ship Design and Construction

Dr. timothy j. mcCoy, PE

work history

  • President, McCoy Consulting, LLC                                                                  2014 - present
  • Director, Electric Ships Office (PMS 320), US Navy                                        2009 - 2014
  • President, Converteam Naval Systems                                                           2008 - 2009
  • Research & Development Director, Converteam North America                     2007 - 2009
  • Senior Power Systems Engineer, BMT Syntek                                                2006 - 2007
  • Engineering Duty Officer, US Navy                                                                  1984 - 2006


  • Ph.D. in Naval Engineering                                    Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA
  • Naval Engineer's Degree                                       Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA
  • Master's Degree, Electrical Engineering                Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA
  • Bachelor's Degree, Mechanical Engineering         University of Illinois, Urbana, IL
  • Associate's Degree, Engineering Science             Parkland College, Champaign, IL

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