MAR Incorporated has named John Delia the Program manager for Ohmsett – The National Oil Spill Response Research & Renewable Energy Test Facility, succeeding Bill Schmidt who retired in December 2015. Delia was most recently with BAE Systems where he served as a Program Manager responsible for the production and development of systems as well as the logistics for the Low Probability of Altimeter (LPIA), Common Data Link (CDL) and F-22 product lines within the Electronic Systems group.
Prior to working at BAE systems he served as a Senior Engineer with Northrop Grumman supporting the Defense Metrological Satellite Program (DMSP) where he performed extensive data analysis and operations of sensors on satellites. He developed specifications and programs for testing all operating modes of the sensors and collaborated with on-site customers to provide technical support for pre- launch and launch support of four satellite launches at Vandenberg AFB, Calif. followed by early orbit support at Offutt AFB, Neb.
Delia has a Master’s degree in Management from the Polytechnic University in Brooklyn, N.Y. and a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering with a minor in Mathematics from the City College of New York.