ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA. February 26, 2015 – Patrona Corporation, a leading woman-owned small business service provider to the US Navy and DoD, announces the hiring of Khosrow Moniri as Principal Engineer, supporting Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA). He will lead task support for the Ohio Replacement Submarine Program efforts.
Moniri has 37 years of extensive experience in electrical power generation, distribution, design, operation and maintenance for the U.S. Navy and commercial power industry. Prior to joining Patrona, Moniri was the NAVSEA Technical Warrant Holder for Electrical Systems. He was responsible for the electrical power generation, distribution, protection and control systems for all U.S. submarines, aircraft carriers and surface ships. He also developed electrical specifications for U.S. surface ships, submarines and carriers.
“Patrona is known for hiring high caliber individuals who are experts in their line of work,” said Patrona President Joseph Novak. “Khosrow is no exception. He has a proven record with extraordinary experience in both the U.S. Navy and private industry, and continues to be sought after for his knowledge and expertise in all areas of electrical power design, operation and maintenance for the nuclear submarine community. ”
Moniri has held many senior-level engineering positions for the U.S. Navy and received numerous awards, including the Navy Superior Civilian Service Award, the Navy Meritorious Civilian Service Award – U.S. Pacific Fleet, and Achievement Award–USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) and the Special Award for: the USS Oklahoma City (SSN 723), USS SANDLANCE (SSN 660), USS Gato (SSN 615), and USS Glenard P. Lipscomb (SSN 685).
He earned his Bachelor of Science degree – Electrical Engineering from the University of Louisville, and his Master of Engineering from George Washington University in Washington, D.C.