Cardinal Engineering is pleased to announce that Dr. Edward Ammeen has joined the company as a Principal Engineer in our Power and Energy Group. Dr. Ammeen has 30 years of experience in naval architecture, machinery, and marine and systems engineering. Ed will provide systems and digital engineering, ship systems, and ship technical program management subject matter expertise to Cardinal’s government and commercial clients.
Most recently, Dr. Ammeen was a Senior Systems Engineer at Siemens Government Technology working primarily in the US Navy sector. Prior to joining Siemens, he started his federal service as a Patent Examiner with the U.S Patent and Trademark Office. He then moved to the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division and over a 19-year period assumed positions of increasing technical and management responsibility culminating as Head of the Maneuvering and Control Division. Ed then transitioned to the Naval Sea Systems Command, serving as the Ship Design Manager for the VIRGINIA class submarine, then as technical director for what is now the COLUMBIA class submarine. Ed joined the Senior Executive Service in 2013 and served as Director of Marine Engineering (NAVSEA 05Z) where he provided program management and technical direction to approximately 2,000 engineers, scientists, mathematicians, analysts, and other professionals at headquarters and in field activities supporting the marine engineering technical domain.
Dr. Ammeen’s work ethic and determination have yielded a career that has made significant impact to the US Navy surface and submarine Fleet. That work continues at Cardinal, where Ed’s passion to serve our nation will be focused on developing and fielding the most capable platforms and systems possible. Giving back, mentoring other engineers, and workforce development are important to Ed. In addition to volunteering in his local community, Dr. Ammeen serves as a Part-Time Professor of Mechanical Engineering Technology at Youngstown State University.
He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Youngstown State University, a Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering from George Mason University and received his Ph.D. in Information Technology from George Mason University.