LTC Chad Schools is a rotating Ph.D. in the Department of Physics and Nuclear Engineering serving as the Research Program Director. He graduated from Worcester Polytechnic Institute in 1994 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Physics. He commissioned into the Armor Branch and served as a platoon leader, company executive officer, and squadron personnel officer in the 2nd Armored Cavalry Regiment (2nd ACR). With the 2nd ACR he deployed to Operation Uphold Democracy (Haiti) and Operation Joint Guard (Bosnia and Herzegovina). After attending the Engineer Captain’s Career Course and earning a Master of Science in Engineering Management from the Missouri University of Science and Technology LTC Schools was assigned to the 1st Armored Division (1AD) in Germany. He served as the Deputy Secretary of the General Staff, the S-3 Air for 2-37 Armor Battalion, and C Company Commander in 2-37 Armor Battalion. He deployed his tank company to Operation Iraqi Freedom before transitioning to Functional Area 52, Nuclear and Counterproliferation. He has worked in the Post-Detonation Nuclear Forensics and the Radiation Detection Branches of the Defense Threat Reduction Agency. He earned a Master of Science degree from the Air Force Institute of Technology in 2005 and a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Nuclear Science and Engineering from MIT in 2014. His research has focused on radiation detection for nuclear security applications.
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