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Dr. Barbara J. SOTIRIN Deputy Director, Strategy, Policy, Programs, and Logistics, United States Transportation Command, Scott Air Force Base, IL

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1980 Bachelor of electrical engineering, San Diego State University, San Diego, California
1980-1985 Research engineer, Applied Acoustics, Naval Ocean Systems Center, San Diego, California
1985-1989 Research assistant and post-doctoral candidate, University of California, San Diego, California
1988 Master of electrical engineering, University of California, San Diego, California
1989 Doctorate of electrical engineering/applied ocean science, University of California, San Diego, California
1989-1996 Senior research engineer, Directorate of Engineering, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center, San Diego, California
1996-1998 Staff specialist, Naval Warfare Office, Office of the Secretary of Defense Acquisition and Technology, Washington, D.C.
1998-2002 Director, U.S. Army Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory, Hanover, N.H.
2002-2004 Director for Research and Lab Management, Office of Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army, Washington, D.C.
2004-2009 Deputy Director, Directorate of Research and Development, United States Army Corps of Engineers, Washington, D.C.
2009-2011 Deputy Director, Partnership Strategy, Strategic Plans and Policy, Joint Staff J5, Washington, D.C.
2011-2013 Deputy Director, Strategy, Policy, Programs, and Logistics, United States Transportation Command, Scott Air Force Base, IL

Memberships

Academy of Political Science
International Peace Science Society
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
American Association for the Advancement of Science
(Current as of March 2013)

Awards

Personal Letter of Recognition, Vice Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff, 2008
Commander s Certificate of Appreciation, CENTCOM commander, 2009
Meritorious Civilian Service Award, Department of Army, 2009
Joint Meritorious Civilian Service Award, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, 2011