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Gunderson is a Research Associate Professor of Information Science at the Naval Post Graduate School. He is on a special assignment in Reston VA sponsored by the Defense Information System Agency (DISA) Joint Interoperability Test Command (JITC) to establish a Netcentric Certification Office (NCO). The NCO will link distributed DoD laboratories in partnership with industry to create a public/private e-Business portal for delivery of government certified “net-ready” software products and services.    (3ER1)

Prior to this assignment, Professor Gunderson managed an initiative sponsored by the Office of the Secretary of Defense to create the World Wide Consortium for the Grid (W2COG), a global network of collaborative experts committed to rapidly fielding network centric tools for enhancing global security and peaceful commerce.    (3ER2)

Gunderson retired from the US Navy in October 2004 as a Captain following 27 years’ service.    (3ER3)

His last assignment in the Navy was as Commanding Officer of Fleet Numerical Oceanographic & Meteorological Center, a super computer network operation center in Monterey, Calif.    (3ER4)

Prior to command of Fleet Numerical Meteorology and Oceanography Center, Gunderson served as Deputy Oceanographer of the Navy, and helped develop Department of Defense policy for enhancing information system interoperability. He holds a BS from the U.S. Naval Academy, an MS (with honors) from the Naval Postgraduate School, and is a Fellow of the American Meteorology Society.    (3ER5)