LOCKHEED MARTIN SELECTS NEW HOPE RESIDENT FOR FELLOWS PROGRAM
MOORESTOWN, NJ, 28-NOV-05 -- New Hope, PA, resident John Stetson was selected as a Lockheed Martin Fellow, recognizing his leadership in radar and systems engineering. The title of Lockheed Martin Fellow is limited to one percent of the corporation’s technical employee population.
Stetson has more than 20 years experience in the design, development and implementation of surveillance sensor, rocket, spacecraft and guidance navigation and control systems. He is currently the technical director of conceptual design for ballistic missile defense, where he supports future development, conceptual design and risk reduction.
His accomplishments include 10 U.S. patents, six published articles in technical journals, two Lockheed Martin corporate awards for technical excellence and teamwork, and several Lockheed Martin business excellence awards.
The Fellows Program “is more than just a title,” said Russ Frew, vice president of programs and technology and chair of the Fellows Selection Committee. “It recognizes those few who have become the “go to” subject matter experts in technical areas critical to the corporation’s success, as well as to the mission objectives of our customers. These select few represent the best of our company's past, present and future.”
Stetson holds a BSME degree from Swarthmore College, MSEE from Temple University, and is pursuing completion of the Ph.D. in mechanical engineering. He teaches both undergraduate engineering and Lockheed Martin Continuing Education lectures on systems engineering topics. He and his wife, Patty, have five children.