Mr. Douglas L. Marker is the Technology Manager of the Navy Program Executive Office, Integrated Warfare Systems (PEO IWS). Currently, he manages PEO IWS activities in the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR), Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR), Rapid Innovation Fund (RIF), and Automatic Test and Analysis (ATA) programs. At the NAVSEA SYSCOM level he is serving as the RIF Execution Manager.
His program management experience covers a broad spectrum of technologies: High Frequency Surface Wave Radar, Ku/W-band Precision Tracker, Counter LO, Stealth, Chaff Effectiveness, EO/IR components, Lasers, Composites and Materials, and Cold Gas Shock Tube. He has served as the principle investigator in Independent Research and Development associated with novel composite materials and deployment techniques for absorbing chaffs. In graduate studies, he investigated Fermi surfaces of cobalt whiskers at low temperatures.