Dr. Clifford Whitcomb
- PhD - University of Maryland, College Park, MD, 1998 Mechanical Engineering
- SM - MIT, Cambridge, MA, 1992 Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
- Naval Engineer - MIT, Cambridge, MA, 1992 Naval Engineering
- BSE - University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 1984 Nuclear Engineering
Systems and systems-of-systems (SoS) architecture, naval construction and engineering, Six Sigma, Design for Six Sigma, naval systems engineering, naval surface combatant and submarine design and production, robust design and production, submarine propulsion systems, electric power systems engineering, computer and internet-aided product development, multidisciplinary design optimization, and multiple criteria decision making.