Calvin Nobles, Ph.D.  Cryptologic Warfare Officer, U.S. Navy

Calvin Nobles, Ph.D.

Cryptologic Warfare Officer, U.S. Navy

  • Ph.D., Management and Engineering Technology, Northcentral University, 2015
  • M.S., Military Operational Art, Air Command and Staff College, 2010
  • M.B.A., Northcentral University, 2009
  • M.S., Aeronautics, Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, 2004
  • B.S., Management, Park University, 1998

Calvin Nobles is currently serving in the United States Navy as a Cryptologic Warfare Officer. His Navy career spans more than 24 years, and he has served overseas and on assignments throughout the U.S.  He served at a national level intelligence organization, at a regional intelligence center, at various tactical assignments, on geographical combatant command (GCC) staff, and supported other GCCs.

Dr. Nobles’ professional work consists of leading and directing projects in aviation, cryptology, operations, and military planning. His research interests are general aviation safety, technology implementation, cyber security threats, technological discontinuities, disruptive innovations, and the adverse implications caused by technological deterministic thinking. His personal interests include flying aircraft and conducting aviation-related research. He recently wrote a book about the impact of integrating technologies in general aviation and a peer-reviewed book chapter titled Cyber Security Threats in Civil Aviation. He also presented research at the Aviation, Aeronautics, and Aerospace International Research Conference 2016.

Professional Experience

  • Deputy Intelligence Officer / Cryptologic Resource Coordinator, CTF 76 (2014-Present)
  • Task Group Operations Officer for National Missions, NSA (2012-2013)
  • Deputy Chief, SIGINT Strategy and Governance, NSAG (2011-2012)
  • 10+ years, Manager, Team Lead for Information Assurance (IA) and Intelligence Analyst

Education & Professional Certifications

  • Ph.D., Management and Engineering Technology, Northcentral University, 2015
  • M.S., Military Operational Art, Air Command and Staff College, 2010
  • M.B.A., Northcentral University, 2009
  • M.S., Aeronautics, Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, 2004
  • B.S., Management, Park University, 1998

Scholarly Activity

  • Conducted seminar on Cyber Security Threats in Civil Aviation, Kadena Air Force Base Okinawa, Japan – May 2016
  • Presented research at Aviation, Aeronautics, and Aerospace International Research (A3iR) Conference, Phoenix, AZ. Research title “Managing Expectations of Integrating Technology” in General Aviation – January 2016
  • Exploring Pilots’ Experiences of Integrating Technologically Advanced Aircraft within General Aviation; August 30, 2015. ISBN-13: 978-1517039943
  • Presented brief on Amphibious Operations in Seventh Fleet Area of Operations. Presented at United Nations Command-Rear Conference, Okinawa, Japan – September 2015