For the last decade Mr. Linsenmeyer has served as the manager of the Coastal Systems Station Office of Research and Technology Applications. In that capacity, he has held a variety of FLC offices, including Program Chair, Member-at-Large, Southeast Regional and Deputy Regional Coordinator, and his current position as Vice-Chair. The FLC has recognized Mr. Linsenmeyer’s service by awarding him both the regional and national FLC Laboratory Representative of the Year Award (1995).
Mr. Linsenmeyer has been active in the DOD Technology Transfer Integrated Project Team (TTIPT), serving on both planning committees and as a lecturer on CRADAs. As a Navy ORTA, he has led the team revising the Navy’s Standard CRADA and developing the Navy CRADA Handbook.
In 1981, Mr. Linsenmeyer came to the Coastal Systems Station (CSS), Panama City, Florida. During his first assignment, he served as project leader for writing the first U.S. Marine Corps master plan. He then served as the lead project engineer for exploratory development programs in air and sea mine countermeasures (MCM). Mr. Linsenmeyer served a year at the Office of Naval Research as a Technical Area Manager in mine warfare, and then returned to Panama City to manage the MCM Exploratory Program. During this time Mr. Linsenmeyer also won an international award from the Technical Cooperation Program for contributions in the development of mine burial prediction models.
Mr. Linsenmeyer has been involved with the Navy’s Small Business Innovation Research program since 1983. He serves as the CSS representative to Gulf Coast Alliance for Technology Transfer, is a board member of the Bay County Small Business Incubator, and is on the State of Florida Small Business Development Centers Advisory Board.
Ed Linsenmeyer graduated from the Illinois Institute of Technology with a B.S. in physics. He then attended the University of Florida, where he was a John C. Slater graduate research fellow on the Quantum Theory Project, a joint program with Uppsala University, Sweden. After obtaining a master’s degree and being admitted to a Ph.D. candidacy, he taught at Santa Fe Community College, Gainesville Fla.