Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering

Gegenheimer Lecture on Innovation


Lessons Learned Through a Career of Service


Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Thomas P. Bostick


United States Army (Retired)


Wednesday, February 17, 2021 at 11:00:00 AM   Add to Calendar


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Wayne Whiteman


On February 17 Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Thomas P. Bostick will deliver a talk titled Lessons Learned Through a Career of Service. The lecture will focus on the distinguished Army career of Bostick during which he served as 53rd Chief of Engineers and Commanding General of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Bostick recently served as Chief Operating Officer and President, Intrexon Bioengineering (NASDAQ: XON).


Bostick is currently consulting in biotech, engineering, and talent management. During his military career Bostick helped lead the response to Superstorm Sandy. He was the Army Director of Personnel; he deployed with the 1st Cavalry Division during Operation Iraqi Freedom and later commanded the Gulf Region Division with responsibility for an $18B construction program. During 9/11, he was the senior watch officer in the Pentagon National Military Command Center on the Joint Staff. He was an Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering at West Point. As a White House Fellow, he served as Special Assistant to the Secretary of Veterans Affairs. A member of the National Academy of Engineering, Bostick is a licensed professional engineer and a Forbes Contributor. He is on the boards of CSX (NASDAQ: CSX), Perma-Fix (NASDAQ: PESI), HireVue, and American Corporate Partners (ACP). Bostick is a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy, holds Master of Science Degrees in Civil and Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University, and a PhD in Systems Engineering from George Washington University.