Rear Admiral Selby graduated from the University of Virginia with a Bachelor of Science in nuclear engineering and earned his commission through the Navy’s Reserve Officers Training Corps program. He also holds a Master of Science in nuclear engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He commanded the USS Greeneville (SSN-772) in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Following selection as an acquisition professional, he served as the program manager for both the Submarine Imaging and Electronic Warfare Systems Program Office (PMS 435) and the Advanced Undersea Systems Program Office (PMS 394). As a flag officer, he served as Commander, Naval Surface Warfare Centers (NSWC) from October 2014 to August 2016, where he led more than 17,000 scientists, engineers, technicians, and support personnel, both civilian and active duty, within eight NSWC divisions located across the country. From June 2016 until May 2020, he served as the Navy’s chief engineer and the Naval Sea Systems Command Deputy Commander for Ship Design, Integration, and Naval Engineering (SEA 05). In May 2020, he became the 26th Chief of Naval Research.

Articles by Rear Admiral Lorin Selby, U.S. Navy