Shawn G. Ohler

Dr. Shawn G. Ohler is the Group Leader of the Advanced Sensor Systems and Test Beds Group at MIT Lincoln Laboratory. He joined the Laboratory in 1996 as a member of the Tactical Defense Systems Group. As a member of the U.S. Air Force Red Team, he was involved in the evaluation and development of Air Force radar and electronic warfare systems. Dr. Ohler was a lead systems engineer in the deployment of the Enhanced Regional Situational Awareness system for the national capital region, and he completed a tour at the Reagan Test Site (RTS) on Kwajalein Atoll to work on the RTS Distributed Operations program. He returned to the Laboratory's Lexington, Massachusetts campus to work on radar and electronic warfare systems for the U.S. Army and Navy in the Advanced Concepts and Technologies Group.

Dr. Ohler also completed a tour at the Pentagon in the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering as the Chief of Analysis for the Office of Net Technical Assessment. Upon returning to Lincoln Laboratory from the Pentagon, Dr. Ohler assumed the role of Group Leader. Dr. Ohler holds BS and MS degrees from Carnegie Mellon University and a PhD degree from the University of Michigan, all in electrical engineering.