Jennifer Wolk

Office of Naval Research
Naval Materials S&T Division Director
NDIA DVC Naval Nuclear Submarine and Aircraft Carrier Supplier Conference : Technology Review Panel
Jennifer Wolk is the Naval Materials S&T Division Director at the Office of Naval Research. Prior to joining the Office of Naval Research in 2015, Wolk was a senior engineer at the Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock Division. In addition to technical research for non-ferrous naval alloys, she supported technical development and assessment of manufacturing technology for use on Naval platforms, such as friction stir welding. Her background also includes expertise in non-ferrous metallurgy, microstructural simulation and characterization, arc welding, friction stir welding/processing, cold spray/thermal spray processes, and advanced manufacturing. As a program officer, Wolk's portfolio focused on additive manufacturing materials and processes to support Naval applications. She received her B.S. from Johns Hopkins University and her Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering from University of Maryland, College Park.