Robert E. Fishman, Ph.D., P.E.
United States Naval Academy
590 Holloway Road
Annapolis, MD 21402-5042
Fax (410) 293-3041
University of Maryland (1977-1980)
Doctor of Philosophy, in Mechanical Engineering
Dissertation: “The Rapid Depressurization of Initially Saturated Fluids from Pressure Vessels”.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1975-1977)
Degree of Mechanical Engineer
Master of Science, Mechanical Engineering
United States Naval Academy (1969-1973)
Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering
Trident Scholar Project: “The External Aerodynamics of Surface Effect Vehicles”.
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
Power Generation - Engineering, Construction, Operations, and Management
Renewable Energy, Energy Economics, and Power Grid Operations
Systems Integration, Optimization, and Reliability
Two-phase flow and Thermal Hydraulics
Project and Program Management
Technical and Business Management
President and Chief Executive Officer; Vice Chairman, NAES Corporation 2013-2020
Chief Operating Officer, General Atomics 2011-2012
President and Chief Executive Officer, Ausra (AREVA Solar) 2007-2011
Executive Vice President, Operations, Calpine Corporation 2005-2007
Senior Vice President, Engineering, Calpine Corporation 2001-2004
President, PB Power, Inc. 1995-2001
Senior Vice President, PB Power, Inc. 1991-1994
Vice President, PB Power, Inc. 1987-1991
Principal, FMC Associates 1982-1987
Section Manager/Supervising Engineer, EDS Nuclear 1981-1982
United States Navy, Surface Warfare Officer 1973-1981
Board Director, Decision Sciences International Corporation 2018-Present
Board Director, Century Aluminum Company 2002-2011
Private pilot: Instrument, Single Engine Land and Sea Airplane. Total flight hours: over 3,200 in 15 different aircraft.
National Test Pilot School, Mojave, CA - Introduction to Fixed Wing Performance & Flying Qualities Flight Testing Course (1997).
Qualified as SSBN Diving Officer of the Watch (1972).
Registered Professional Engineer (multiple states).
Numerous presentations on:
- Engineering, economic, and environmental related energy topics as well as project management and safety programs.
- Space exploration, World War Two aviation, and Naval history topics.
Defense Meritorious Service Medal.
American Society of Mechanical Engineers
USNA Alumni Association; Trustee, Puget Sound chapter
US Naval Institute