Hallman, S., Thomas, M., Stahl A., Plaisent, M., Bernard, P. Thorpe, J.
(2008). The Causes, Preventive Actions, and Security Issues of Data
Integrity. Journal of Global Management Research, Vol. 18, article 02,
2008, ISBN #pending,
Haran, Terence L.; Higgins, Melinda K.; Thomas, Michael L.
“Handheld Thermal Imaging for Law Enforcement and Counterdrug
2004 SPIE National Conference, July 2004, Orlando, Fl.
Higgins, Melinda (U.S. Department of Defense); Thomas,
Michael L. (U.S. Department of Defense) Panel on GIS and Mapping
Guard Digital Mapping Server Portal: National GIS Integration and Mapping
Sixth Annual International Crime Mapping Research Conference, NIJ, 2002,
Higgins, Melinda, (GTRI); Thomas,
L. ; Faust, Nick; McCreedy, Frank; Sample, John; Shaw, Kevin; Thomas,
Rickey; “National Guard Bureau Digital Mapping Portal – Embodying a GIS
One Stop Approach,” NIJ Crime Mapping Conference, April 2004, Denver
McCreedy, Frank P; Sample John
T.; Ladd William P.; Thomas Michael L.; Shaw, Kevin B. “Searching and
Exploitation of Distributed Geospatial Data Sources via the Naval Research
Lab’s Geospatial Information Database (GIDB®) Portal System,” 2005
SPIE National Conference, July 2005, Orlando, Fl.
Proceedings of SPIE Volume: 5778 Sensors, and Command,
Control, Communications, and Intelligence (C3I) Technologies for Homeland
Security and Homeland Defense IV, Editor(s): Edward M. Carapezza,
“Searching and exploitation of distributed geospatial data sources via the
Naval Research Lab’s Geospatial Information Database (GIDBTM) Portal
Frank P. McCreedy, John T. Sample, Will Ladd, Michael L.
Thomas, Kevin B. Shaw
STREAM DATA MANAGEMENT Edited by Nauman A. Chaudhry,
University of New Orleans; Kevin Shaw, Naval Research Lab; Mahdi
Abdelguerfi, University of New Orleans; Book Chapter 7
“Managing Distributed Geographical Data Streams with the GIDB Portal,”
Sample, John T.; McCreedy, Frank P.; Thomas, Michael L.;
Kluwer Academic Publishers Boston/Dordrecht/London, May
Sample, John T.; Thomas, Michael L.; McCreedy, Frank P.;
Shaw, Kevin B., “The National Guard Bureau’s Digital Mapping System
Portal System,” 2003 SPIE National Conference, July 2003, Orlando, Fl.
Sample, John T., McCreedy, Frank P., and Thomas, Michael.
"Managing Distributed Geographical Data Streams With the GIDB Portal
System." Chapter 7 in Stream Data Management: Springer, 2005.
Sample, J., McCreedy, F. and Thomas, M, "Managing
Distributed Geographical Data Streams With the GIDB Portal." Kluwer
Academic Publishers, December 2004. NRL/7440--03-1001.
Shaw, K., McCreedy, F., Ladner, R., Wilson, R., Warner, E.,
Katikaneni, U., Sample, J. and Thomas, M.; An Introduction To NRL’s
Geospatial Information Database (GIDB) Portal System. Published in
Domain Magazine, March 2003. NRL/JA/7440—03-1002.
Sample, John, Thomas, Michael L., McCreedy, Frank, Shaw,
Kevin B.; The National Guard Bureau's Digital Mapping System Portal
System. Presented at the SPIE Defense & Security Symposium, Orlando,
FL, April 12-16, 2004. Pages 33-39. NRL/PP/7440--04-1010.
Tanner, Mark A. Director, Foreign Terrorist Tracking Task
Force, Federal Bureau of Investigation; LtCol. Michael L. Thomas, NGB J-3 Technical Projects Officer; Dr.
Melinda K. Higgins, Senior Research Scientist, Georgia Institute of
and Affordable GIS Resources – GIS Resources at No Cost”
29th Annual Law Enforcement Information Management Training
Conference and Exposition May 23-27, 2005 Greensboro, North Carolina.
Thomas, Michael; Plaisent, Michele; Bernard, Bernard,
Hallman, Steve; “Using GIS and IT to Locate Illegal Crops,” 2004
IIMA Conference, July 2004, Chicago Illinois.
(Selected as best conference paper.)
Thomas, Michael; Plaisent, Michele; Bernard, Prosper;
“Current Endeavours and Future Ramifications of Global Positioning
Systems” Journal of Global Management Research vol 3 no 1 June
2007 issn=1488-4569, p 29-38.
Thomas, Michael, “NGB CD
Systems (GIS) Mapping Tools,”
Plenary Session 3: Information for State and Local Public
Safety: Focus on Information Sharing Technologies, National Institute of
Justice Annual Technology Conference, 2003, St Louis, Mo.
Thomas, Michael, “Software Development Effectiveness
based on CMM and SPI Frameworks,” Sep 2003, a Dissertation in Partial
Fulfilment for the Requirements of the Doctor of Business Administration,
University Of Sarasota.
Thomas, Michael, “NGB Digital Mapping Technologies in
Support of ONDCP Efforts,”
2003 ONDCP International Technology Symposium; July 2003, San Diego,
Thomas, Michael, “Using GIS for Counterdrug Law
Enforcement – a One Stop Approach," ESRI Conference 2003, San Diego,
Thomas, Michael, Session Chair and co-author,
"Panel on National Guard Counterdrug Programs for Marijuana
1) Marijuana Growth Model and Remote Sensing
Technologies for Marijuana Eradication, Co-Presenters: Dr. Craig
Daughtry (USDA - Beltsville, MD) and Mr. Nick Faust (Georgia Tech
Research Institute - Atlanta, GA)
2) The National Guard's Decision Support System for
Marijuana Eradication; Presenter: Mr. Jim Matthews (Center for
Higher Learning - Stennis Space Center, MS),
3) Digital Mapping Support for the National Guard
Counterdrug Programs Presenter: Mr. Kevin Shaw (Naval Research Lab -
Stennis Space Center, MS); DEA National Conference, April 2003, San
Thomas, Michael, “National Guard GIS and Related
Technologies for Counterdrug Law Enforcement," ESRI Conference 2002,
San Diego, California.
Thomas, Michael L., “Statistical Process Control In
Software Development” Joint Statistical Meetings in Toronto, August
15-18, 1994, American Statistical Association.
Thomas, Michael, (2011).“Beyond GPS,”
Geospatial Intelligence Forum 2011 Volume: 9 Issue: 5 (July/August).
Thomas, Michael L.,
LtCol (Dr), USAF (USN); Pfeifle, William, CDR, USN; McElhannon, Jacqueline
V., CDR (Dr), USN; (May 2008);
Operating At The
Convergence Of Sea Power And Cyber Power - Bringing The Fleet Resources To
The Joint Force Commander;
paper submitted to the faculty of Air War College in partial fulfillment
of the graduation requirements.
(selected for the 8th AF Cyber Award in Cyberspace Research)
Thomas, Michael (2011).
“Evolution of GPS Systems Architecture and Its Impacts.”
Communications of the IIMA 2010 Volume 10 Issue 4.
TS/SCI Security Clearance. Other references available upon request.
ORGANIZATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS:
8th AF Cyber Award for Research in Cyberspace
Lean Six Sigma Blackbelt
American Society for Quality
Software Quality Engineer (CSQE) ASQ
Quality Engineer (CQE), ASQ
Electrical and Electronic Engineers, Member
Statistical Association, Member
Petroleum Engineers, Member