Mr. Karl Holub

Technical Management

Current Courses

Personal Bio

Mr. Karl Holub is a Principal Staff Member and Program Manager at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory and has taught Technical Management courses at JHU/EP since 2011.  He has extensive experience in program and project management for R&D, production and test site efforts. Prior to joining the staff at JHU/APL, Karl served in numerous program and engineering management roles supporting DoD programs and commercial R&D efforts including law enforcement mobile information systems and electric/hybrid vehicle development. He is currently on the Board of Directors for the National Electronics Museum.

Mr. Holub received a MBA from Loyola University, a MS in Materials Engineering from the University of Maryland, College Park, and a BS in Physics/Engineering from Loyola University. 

Education History

  • Bachelor of Science Physics/Engineering, Loyola University
  • Master of Business Administration Business, Loyola University
  • Master of Science Engineering Materials, University of Maryland

Work Experience

Principal Professional Staff, JHU Applied Physics Laboratory

Publications

2000-present
- Numerous reports and presentations to Navy sponsors

1996
- “Asia’s Expanding Markets”, The 1996 Solar and Electric Vehicle Conference, New York, NY.

1994
- Demonstrations of Public Safety Mobile Information Systems and Technology to Congressman Schumer and the Crime and Criminal Justice Subcommittee of the House Judiciary Committee. Part of a technology fair in support of the National Crime Bill, Washington, D.C.

- Presentations and demonstrations of Public Safety Mobile Information Systems and Technology to Vice President Al Gore, Deputy Secretary of Defense John Deutch, Transportation Secretary Lloyd Bensten, Attorney General Janet Reno, and Office of the National Drug Control Policy Director Lee Brown. Part of a US Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) Law Enforcement Technology Symposium, Washington, D.C.

- K. J. Holub, P. H. Freedman and Deputy Chief E. I. Koch, “Partnerships to ‘Retool’ Defense Contractors--Results of the Anne Arundel County Police Department and Westinghouse Electric Corporation Test Program”, GOMAC Digest of Papers, 1994.

1993
- “Partnerships to ‘Retool’ Defense Contractors--The Anne Arundel County Police Department and Westinghouse Electric Corporation”, Government Microcircuit Applications Conference (GOMAC) 1993, New Orleans, LA.

- Presentations and demonstrations of Public Safety Mobile Information Systems and Technology to President Bill Clinton; Defense Secretary Les Aspin; Labor Secretary Robert Reich; Energy Secretary Helen O’Leary; Howard County Executive C. Ecker and staff; Mayor Kurt Schmoke and staff; local, state and federal law enforcement executives. Many of these events covered by local and national media. Westinghouse, Baltimore, MD.

- K. J. Holub and Deputy Chief E. I. Koch, “Partnerships to ‘Retool’ Defense Contractors--The Anne Arundel County Police Department and Westinghouse Electric Corporation”, GOMAC Digest of Papers, 1993.

1992
- “Vehicle Electronics for Public Safety”, Westinghouse 29th Annual R&D Symposium, Baltimore, MD.

- Presentations for local, state and federal officials including Senator Barbara Milkulski; Governor William Donald Schaefer and staff; Anne Arundel County Executive R. Neall and staff; numerous local, state and federal law enforcement executives; Westinghouse executives including 2 CEO’s. Many of the events covered by the local media. Westinghouse, Baltimore, MD.

1991
- “Law Enforcement Vehicle”, FBI National Academy Section I Retraining, San Diego, CA.

1982
- “An Investigation of Surface Defects Produced During the Extrusion of Some Aluminum Alloys”, 4th Symposium on Applied Surface Analysis, Dayton, OH.

- L. J. Matienzo, K. J. Holub and W. Van Datta, “An Investigation of Surface Defects Produced During the Extrusion of Some Aluminum Alloys”, Applications of Surface Science (special issue), 1982.

1981
- “Thermal Diffusion of Magnesium in Several Aluminum Alloys”, 3rd Symposium on Applied Surface Analysis, Dayton, OH.

- K. J. Holub and L. J. Matienzo, “Magnesium Diffusion in Several Aluminum Alloys”, Applications of Surface Science, 1981.

- L. J. Matienzo and K. J. Holub, “Surface Studies of Corrosion Preventing Coating for Aluminum Alloys”, Applications of Surface Science, 1981.

1980
- J. J. Mills, K. J. Holub and L. J. Matienzo, “The Role of Surface Morphology and Chemistry on Paint Adhesion to Aluminum Substrates”, Proceedings, XVth Fatipic Conference, vol. 3, 1980.

1979
- W. A. Klemm, I. Jawed and K. J. Holub, “”Effects of Calcium Floride Mineralization on Silicates and Melt Formation in Portland Cement Clinker”, Cement and Concrete Research, vol.9, 1979.

1978
- “Effects of F- Compounds on Clinker Mineral Formation in the System CaO-Al2O3-Fe2O3-SiO2”, Annual Conference of the American Ceramic Society, Detroit, MI.

- J. Skalny, K. J. Holub and W. A. Klemm, “Influence of Potential Interstitial Phase Composition on Clinkering Reactions”, Il Cemento, 75th Anniversary Edition, vol. 3, 1978 (invited paper).

- W. A. Klemm, K. J. Holub and I. Jawed, “Manufacture of Structural Cements”, Cements Research and Progress, chapter 1, 1978.

1977
- W. A. Klemm, K. J. Holub and I. Jawed, “Manufacture of Structural Cements”, Cements Research and Progress, chapter 1, 1977.

Honors and Awards

  • JHU/APL Principal Staff (2009)
  • Multiple performance awards from JHU/APL, Northrop Grumman, Martin Marietta. Various years since 1985 to 2009. (1985)