Story by Susan H. Lawson on 02/21/2019Amanda Bobe, NSWC Panama City Division's (NSWC PCD) Science and Technology Department's Senior Systems Test Engineer provides support and oversight for all testing within the department. Bobe is also the Buried Mine Neutralization Product One Technology Candidate Lead.
Bobe's duties and functions include: support and guidance on Testing and Evaluation concerning projects and technical initiatives; implementation and monitoring of NSWC PCD's Test and Evaluation processes across the department to ensure policies and directives are followed; acts as the Test and Safety Review Committee chair for departmental testing and pushing new technology development.
"By supporting test, evaluation, and experimentation within the Science and Technology Department at NSWC PCD, I'm a part of preparing the next technologies for the Navy," Bobe said.
Bobe is an active volunteer with efforts supporting Science Technology Engineering and Math such as For Inspiration and Recognition in Science and Technology Lego League (FLL). FLL is an international competition for elementary and middle school students that introduces real world engineering challenges.
Bobe earned a Bachelor of Science in Ocean Engineering from Florida Institute of Technology in 2009 and a Master of Science in Ocean Engineering from Florida Institute of Technology in 2017. Bobe has over eight years of civilian service with NSWC PCD.