Mr. R. Craig Effinger

R. Craig Effinger III is a Department of the Army Civilian serving as the Chief of Staff for the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command, Ground Vehicle Systems Center. Effinger, COL (U.S. Army retired), enlisted as a Combat Engineer in 1976 and was commissioned in the Corps of Engineers, through ROTC, in 1981. He graduated…

Col. Kevin Vanyo

Colonel Kevin Vanyo is currently serving as the Military Deputy to the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Center (CCDC) Ground Vehicle Systems Center Director. Responsible for top level strategic planning and analysis while ensuring over 1800 Department of the Army civilians, assigned military personnel, industry and academia partners are synchronized to support the Chief of…

Dr. Robert Sadowski

Dr. Robert W. Sadowski is a member of the Scientific and Professional (ST) cadre of the Senior Executive Service and serves as the Robotics Senior Research Scientist within the Research, Technology and Integration Directorate at the US Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC) in Warren, MI. Recently selected to this position after…

Dr. David Gorsich

Dr. David J. Gorsich was selected for a Scientific and Professional (ST) position in January 2009 and serves as the Army’s Chief Scientist for Ground Vehicle Systems. His current research interests are vehicle dynamics and structural analysis, reliability based design optimization, underbody blast modeling, terrain modeling and spatial statistics. Prior to his current position, Gorsich…

Mr. Alfred J. Grein

Alfred J. Grein currently serves as the Executive Director for Research & Technology Integration at the U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command Ground Vehicle Systems Center. Prior to this position, he was the center’s chief of staff, and earlier, deputy executive director for the Center for Systems Integration. Grein is responsible for delivering advanced technology…