Vincent F. Hock, CEERD-CF-MMarket*Access International - Vincent Hock
...Vincent F. Hock Project Manager for Water Security, and the DoD Facility Corrosion Prevention and Control ProgramU.S. Army Corps of EngineersMr. Hock has a B.S. in Chemistry from St. Joseph University, Philadelphia, PA, and an M.S. in Metallurgy from Pennsylvania State University.Mr. Hock
is also recognized as a national expert in the area of Water System Security.In addition, Mr. Hock
has been responsible for development or co-development of many award-winning innovative technologies, including the ion-plated ceramic anode (co-developer), anti-scale/corrosion resistant coatings (developer), the FURY Robotic Inspection system (co-developer), and BLASTOX engineered abrasive technology (co-developer).
More recently, Mr. Hock
has received international recognition for the co-development of the Electro Osmotic Pulse Technology, which won the American Society of Civil Engineers
NOVA Award for technical achievement (2002), and was twice a finalist for the Civil Engineering Research Foundation
(CERF) Charles Pankow Innovative Applications and Concept Award (2004, 2005).The Society of American Military Engineers
awarded the Technology Achievement Medal for development of the EOP technology (2005).He
was selected by the EPA
, Department of Homeland Security, Water Security
Division as a stakeholder to help guide EPA
R&D in decontamination of water distribution systems.Mr. Hock
was also selected by the American Water Works Association - Research Foundation
(AwwaRF) to participate and help guide R&D in decontamination of water distribution systems.Mr. Hock also serves as a research advisor to Hach Homeland Security Technologies (Hach HST) in their development of a CB detection system, and as part of a three way CRADA between the COE, ECBC and Hach HST.
The Principal Deputy under Secretary of Defense, Michael Wynne also recognized Mr. Hock's
efforts to organize the OSD-ATL Tri Service Facilities Corrosion Prevention and Control program and provide leadership to the Tri-Service
Facilities Working Integrated Product Team (WIPT).
was awarded the Meritorious Civilian Service Award in 2004 for exceptional leadership in infrastructure research.He
has been awarded six Army R&D Achievement awards (making him one of only two Army researchers to hold this distinction), two Federal Laboratory Consortium awards for technology transfer, and two CERL Researcher of the Year awards.He
received the two ERDC Research and Development Achievement Award and two ERDC Outstanding Team Effort awards.He
has authored more than 50 publications, has two patents awarded and several others pending.