Throughout his career, Dr Davis has been recognized for his contributions, including having received the Legion of Merit.
TECUMSEH, MO, July 12, 2019 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Capt. Michael Chase Davis, ScD, with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Davis celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.
Prior to retirement in 1996, Dr. Davis was a program manager and director at the Lockheed Martin Missiles and Space Co. from 1979 to 1996. At Lockheed in Sunnyvale, California he was responsible for the development of the stealth ship Sea Shadow, the DARPA Simulation Based Design (SBD) program, and other marine programs. He was a program manager for naval high energy laser weapons systems with Science Applications International Corp. from 1977 to 1979. As a Navy Captain, he was the commanding officer of the David W. Taylor Naval Ship Research and Development Center with over 3000 employees from 1975 to 1977. From 1970 to 1975, he was a ship design director of Trident submarines and Aegis warships at the Naval Sea Systems Command, and from 1968 to 1970, he was a systems analyst with the Office of the Secretary of Defense whose responsibilities included preparation of the annual Draft Presidential Memorandum (DPM) on shipbuilding. Earlier in his career, Dr. Davis was the design superintendent at both the Mare Island and Hunters Point Naval Shipyards from 1966 to 1968.
Dr. Davis was the project coordinator for submarine preliminary design at the Bureau of Ships from 1963 to 1966. As a research analyst at the David Taylor Naval Ship R&D Center from 1961 to 1963, Dr. Davis won the prize for the top scientific work (hydrodynamic wave research) among all the BuShips laboratories in 1963.
In preparation for his career, Dr. Davis joined the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, obtaining a Bachelor of Science in 1953 and standing second in his class. Following this accomplishment, he pursued destroyer and submarine assignments at sea, followed by further education at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, where he completed a Master of Science degree (in naval architecture and marine engineering) and a Doctor of Science in electrical engineering (automatic control thesis) in 1961. In order to keep abreast of developments in his field, Dr. Davis maintains professional affiliation with the United States Naval Institute.
After retirement from Lockheed in 1996 Dr. Davis developed a website on ovarian cancer treatment (http://web.archive.org/web/19990430033200/www.slip.net/~mcdavis/ovarian.html). This was the largest single-cancer website on the internet in the 1990's but development of it stopped after the death of his wife Edna from ovarian cancer in 1999. Subsequently up to the present, Dr. Davis has focused on website creation and study in the areas of afterlife and consciousness.
Throughout his career, Dr Davis has been recognized for his contributions, including having received the Legion of Merit. He was also the recipient of the Daughters of the American Revolution Award for Seamanship, the DW Taylor Award for Scientific Achievement, the Award for Scientific Achievement from the Bureau of Ships and the Joint Service Commendation from the Secretary of Defense. In light of all his accomplishments, Dr. Davis been previously been featured in numerous honors publications, including multiple editions of Who's Who in Finance and Industry, Who's Who in America, Who's Who in Science and Engineering, Who's Who in the West and Who's Who in the World.
In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Dr. Davis has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit www.ltachievers.com for more information about this honor.
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