Kenneth C. Hoffman
BiographyKenneth C. Hoffman is a senior principal systems engineer at The MITRE Corporation’s Center for Connected Government. He earned a PhD in Systems Engineering from the Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn and a BS in Mechanical Engineering from New York University. He is engaged in planning and analysis of energy, healthcare, and financial systems.
Ken has over 40 years of experience in R&D and executive management in manufacturing and service organizations. He was chairman of the Department of Energy and Environment, and director of the National Center for Analysis of Energy Systems, at Brookhaven National Laboratory. He led the development of energy system–economic models and their application to national energy R&D planning. In addition he was engaged in R&D on energy and materials technology and was project engineer on experimental facilities including the Brookhaven Solar Neutrino Observatory.
His career path from Brookhaven included executive management positions at the Mathtech Division of Mathematica Corporation (1980–1985) and (upon acquisition) at Martin Marietta Corporation (1985–1990), then to his current position at The MITRE Corporation, a not-for-profit organization that operates five federally funded research and development centers (FFRDCs).
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Business Management Systems
Energy-Economy Systems Modeling