Benjamin D. Canilang, PMP

Mr. Benjamin D. Canilang is the new Program Manager for the National Shipbuilding Research Program at Naval Sea Systems Command.  He has nearly 18 years of experience in the NAVSEA enterprise involving, maintenance, acquisition, sustainment, and research and development.

Prior to assignment as the NSRP PM, he was the Technical Warrant Holder for Marine Gas Turbine systems as part of the Marine Engineering Directorate (SEA05Z).  In this role, he was responsible for technical oversight of more than $3B in propulsion equipment as well as a more than $100M a year sustainment and life cycle engineering program.

His experience includes HM&E component system integration, controls development, research and development of various performance, reliability, and maintainability improvements for propulsion and power generation systems aboard naval ships and craft, and ship specification development in support of several  surface combatant and amphibious assault ship procurement programs.

Mr. Canilang holds a bachelor’s and master’s degree in Aerospace Engineering from Cornell University.