Tim Whelan

Science & Technology Manager Global Security

DOE's Kansas City National Security Campus

Tim Whelan is the Science & Technology Manager for the Global Security Division at the Department of Energy’s Kansas City National Security Campus (KCNSC).  KCNSC is the DOE’s newest state-of-the art manufacturing facility which provides diverse engineering, advanced manufacturing and secure sourcing services for national security.

Global Security delivers engineering solutions and quick response to classified national security challenges for other government agencies, supporting such mission areas as WMD proliferation deterrence, counter terrorism, and supply chain surety. In his role, Tim is responsible for leading the research and development of the future technologies that will be needed in Global Security to continue to successfully fulfill their mission for the US Government.

Tim has spent much of his career at the Department of Energy's Kansas City National Security Campus (formerly the DOE/NNSA Kansas City Plant).  Prior to his current role Tim was a technical project lead for various projects including microelectronics, cryogenics, vacuum system design, and high voltage testing. 

He is a graduate in physics with a BS from Augusta State University and completed his MS in physics from the Purdue University.  In his spare time Tim enjoys spending time with family and friends and hiking in mountain wilderness areas.