Mr. Hibbeln currently serves as the director of the Naval Postgraduate School’s Remote Sensing Center NCR. H previously served as Assistant Deputy Undersecretary of Defense for Special Capabilities in the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD). There he managed over $2B in resources and also served as the first Director of the OSD – Special Capabilities Office. Mr. Hibbeln has also served as the Chief Scientist and Chief Systems Engineer of Measurement and Signature Intelligence (MASINT) at the Intelligence Communities National Reconnaissance Office (NRO). He also served over 23 years as an active duty and reserve officer in the U.S. Air Force and has been awarded the Air Force Invention Award, an NRO Silver Medal, and a US Patent.
United States Air Force Academy, BS in Physics with Honors (1991) and Air Force Institute of Technology, MS in Physics Engineering (1992)