Thomas H. Holzer, D.Sc.


Thomas H. Holzer, D.Sc. is an Adjunct Professor of Engineering Management and Systems Engineering, at The George Washington University, Washington, DC since 1999. He is the former Director, Engineering Management Office, Enterprise Operations Directorate, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency. He has over 35 years experience in lifecycle systems engineering, leading large-scale information technology programs, and process improvement initiatives. Dr. Holzer was responsible for the strategic evolution of the National System for Geospatial-Intelligence technical and operational infrastructure architectures; assuring the integrity of the systems engineering performed; and development a proficient systems engineering workforce. Dr. Holzer has Doctor of Science and Master of Science degrees in Engineering Management from George Washington and a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Cincinnati.


Moschoglou, G., T. Eveleigh, T.H. Holzer, S. Sarkani. (2013). “An Approach to Semantic Interoperability in Federations of Systems.” International Journal of System of Systems Engineering. Vol.4, No. 1 (2013); 79-97

Deitz, D., T.J. Eveleigh, T.H. Holzer, S. Sarkani. 2013. “Improving Program Success through Systems Engineering Tools in Pre-Milestone B Acquisition Phase.” Defense Acquisition Review Journal. Vol. 20, No. 3. (October 2013); 283

Kuqi, K., T. Eveleigh, T. Holzer, S. Sarkani, JE Levin, RS. Crowley. 2013. “Design of Electronic Medial Record User Interfaces: A Matrix-Based Method for Improving Usability.” Journal of Healthcare Engineering. Vol. 4, No. 3. (September 2013); 427-451

Eiband, M., T.J. Eveleigh, T.H. Holzer, S. Sarkani. 2013. “Reusing DoD Legacy Systems: Making the Right Choice.” Defense Acquisition Review Journal. Vol. 20, No. 2. (July 2013); 154

Reeves, J.D., T. Eveleigh, T.H. Holzer, S. Sarkani. (2013). “Risk Identification Biases and their Impact to Space System Development Project Performance.” EMJ-Engineering Management Journal. Vol. 25, No. 2. (June 2013); 3-12

Kashyap, A., T. Holzer, S. Sakrani, T. Eveleigh. 2012. “Model Based Testing for Software Systems: An Application of Markov Modulated Markov Process.” International Journal of Computer Applications. Vol 46. No 14. (January 2012); doi: 10.5120/6976-9491