Senior Professional Staff
Precision Strike Technology Symposium PSTS-22 : Non-Kinetic Terminal Defense
Kimberly Ruiz is a member of the Senior Professional Staff at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (JHU/APL). She received her B.S in Mechanical Engineering from Washington University in St. Louis in 2010 and her M.S in Mechanical Engineering from Johns Hopkins University in 2012. Kim joined JHU/APL in 2010 and is currently in the Air and Missile Defense Sector serving as a supervisor to the Applied Technologies and Threat Engineering Group and a project manager of the Joint Staff’s J8 Joint Integrated Air and Missile Defense Office (JIAMDO) analysis efforts. Throughout her tenure, Kim has worked closely with the intelligence community to characterize foreign adversary strike capability for many DoD programs and influence system designs for effective threat negation. She has also led predictive analyses of Integrated Air and Missile Defense (IAMD) performance for both requirements development and operational Fleet reach back.