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Weapons, Robotics, and Control Engineering

Major Jonathan M. Brown


Major, USMC
Office: Hopper Hall 256



 Education & Training

  • B.S. in General Science, United States Naval Academy, Annapolis, Maryland, May 2011.
  • M.S. in Applied Physics, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, California, June 2018.
  • Pre-Med Post-Baccalaureate, Science in the Evening Program, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, Fall 2019 - Spring 2020. 

Professional Experience

  • Platoon Commander, Company A, 2d Assault Amphibian Battalion, Camp Lejeune, NC, September 2012-March 2014.
  • Assistant Operations Officer, 2d Assault Amphibian Battalion, March 2014-December 2014.
  • Aide-de-Camp to Brigadier General Alford, USMC, Assistant Division Commander (ADC), 2D Marine Division, December 2014 – June 2015.
  • Divestment Company Commander, Company C, 2d Assault Amphibian Battalion, June 2015 – September 2015.
  • Battalion Logistics Officer, 2d Assault Amphibian Battalion, September 2015 – June 2016.
  • Student, Applied Physics Program, Naval Postgraduate School, June 2016 – June 2018.
  • Instructor, Department of Weapons, Robotics, and Control Engineering, United States Naval Academy, June 2018 –  Present.

Honors and Awards

  • Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal
  • Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal
  • Navy Meritorious Unit Citation
  • Distinguished graduate from Expeditionary Warfare School Distance Education Program
  • Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory Award for Excellence in Applied Physics Research

Significant Publications

  • J. Brown, et al., “Hollow-microsphere composite offers depth-independent superior thermal insulation for diver suits,” Materials Research Express, vol. 6, no. 5, Feb. 2019.
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