Ph.D. Student
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Northeastern University
Boston, MA 02115


Craig Poulin is a working toward his Ph.D. in Interdisciplinary Engineering external link at Northeastern University external link where his research focuses on the resilience of energy systems at military installations. Craig is a Civil Engineer officer in the United States Air Force with ten years of service. He has held a variety of positions, having been stationed in California, Montana, Wisconsin, and Ohio. In conjunction with his work at Northeastern, he is a Military Fellow at MIT Lincoln Laboratory external link . When away from the lab, Craig enjoys reading and hiking with his wife, son, and German Shepherd.


  • M.S., Electrical Engineering - Power and Energy Systems, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2015
  • B.S., Electrical Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 2008

Professional Experience

  • The Civil Engineer School, Wright-Patterson AFB, Instructor (2015-2018)
  • 819th RED HORSE Squadron, Malmstrom Air Force Base, Project Engineer (2011-2014)
  • 60th Civil Engineer Squadron, Travis Air Force Base, Civil Engineer Officer (2008-2011)


  • Company Grade Officer of the Year, Air University (2016)
  • Instructor of the Year, The Civil Engineer School (2016)
  • “People’s Choice” Award, UW-Madison Energy Hub Conference (2015)
  • Distinguished Graduate, Squadron Officer School (2014)
  • Distinguished Graduate, Air Force ROTC Detachment 550 (2008)
  • Founders Award of Excellence, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (2006)

Professional Affiliations