Dr. James C. S. Meng, Senior Scientist, Super Computer Center, University of California, San Diego
Currently Jim is teaching Big Data Analytics and Intuitive Learning of quantum computing at UCSD Extension.
Jim was a Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy, Financial Management. 2010-2015, he led the Navy to create and implement common data standards, architecture and integration of business intelligence for the Department of the Navy and rationalization of financial management systems. Prior to that Jim was Science Technology Engineering & Mathematics Executive, office of the Assistant Secretary of the Navy, Research Development & Acquisition, 2008 to 2010. He initiated the Navy Open Innovation practice, established an Analytic Assessment Architecture for the Science & Technology Base, and hierarchical structure Navy wide to provide Navy leadership transparency of Navy’s Science & Technology workforce.
He was the Executive Director of System Engineering & Chief Systems Engineer, Naval Sea Systems Center (NAVSEA) Washington, DC, He was the Navy’s certifying authority of the Strike Force Interoperability from July 2004 – February 2009. He conducted research in superconducting electromagnetic propulsion, micro-turbulence control for drag reduction via micro-bubble injection, suction and micro-electromagnetic array. He established a computational model of turbulent wakes in a doubly diffusive stratified oceanic environment.
Jim obtained his B.S. ME from the National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan; M.S. in engineering physics from the University of California, Berkley; and Ph.D. in aeronautical engineering from the University of California, Berkeley and a M.S. degree in management from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Sloan School of Management. Authored “Innovation Barriers for Large R&D Organizations.”