Director of the Expeditionary Basing and Collective Protection Directorate (EB&CPD
U.S. Army Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center (NSRDEC)
Claudia Quigley is the Director of the Expeditionary Basing and Collective Protection Directorate (EB&CPD) at the U.S. Army Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center (NSRDEC). The mission of EB&CPD is to develop operationally effective expeditionary shelters, base camp sustainment systems, and shelter integrated protection systems, such as collective protection, for Contingency Base camps. As a Science and Technology organization, EB&CPD technologies are developed with an underlying focus on Soldier Quality of Life and optimizing Soldier performance.
Prior to becoming Director of EB&CPD, Ms. Quigley was the Deputy for an Army wide Science and Technology program called the Technology Enabled Capability Demonstration Sustainability/Logistics – Basing, with goals of reducing the need for fuel and water resupply and the amount of backhaul waste on Contingency Base Camps sized up to 1000 personnel. Through a systems engineering approach, this program integrates a suite of technologies to reduce sustainment requirements in Contingency Basing operations.
A mechanical engineer, Ms. Quigley’s professional experience also includes research in inflatable composite technology. Her technical publications and patents focus on the structural analysis and test method development of inflatable composite technologies and the development of constitutive models for non-elastic materials. As Director of the EB&CPD, Ms. Quigley also serves as the Executive Secretary of the DoD Joint Committee on Tactical Shelters (JOCOTAS), a Department of Defense Joint Standardization Board.