Dr. Judson DeCew has been a noteworthy leader in the ocean engineering space for over 20 years. working on projects that ranged from offshore aquaculture farms, marine renewable energy, and maritime security systems. Presently, Jud is HALO Maritime Defense Systems Chief Technology Officer, and leads the technological and scientific vision of the company.
He also worked at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard where he was responsible for research and planning of refit and enhancement modifications of defense and guidance systems for U.S. Navy nuclear submarines.
As CTO, Jud has cultivated a leading team of multi-disciplinary engineers that is advancing waterside security system technology to protect vital assets against growing maritime threats such as underwater unmanned vehicles.
Jud received his Ph.D. in Ocean Engineering from the University of New Hampshire, where his dissertation focused on the dynamics of flexible structures in open ocean environments.