Hepburn and Sons LLC selected for NSRP 2019 Insulated Bus Pipe project.
The National Shipbuilding Research Program (NSRP) has awarded Hepburn and Sons
LLC with the Qualification Testing of Insulated Bus Pipe (IBP) for Shipboard Introduction as a follow
up on the Land Based Case Study of Insulated Bus Pipe (IBP) for Ship Design. Hepburn and Sons LLC leads
their team members including TEFELEN, AeroNav Laboratories, General Dynamics Bath Iron Works, and RSL Fiber
Systems in the project. Newport News Shipbuilding and Ingalls shipbuilding will be the supporting shipyards.
American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) and the US Navy will provide support as certification authorities. Roxtec
provides IBP penetrations for qualification testing and shipboard bulkhead emulation and integration tests,
and several electrical OEMs provide technical support for integration of IBP to equipment. More Information can be found
An employee of Hepburn and Sons, Dr. Daniel Georgiadis was selected by the
District of Columbia Council for Engineering and Architecture Societies (DCCEAS) as their Engineer
of the Year for 2018!
Dr. Georgiadis began his career in the electrical construction
industry in 1998. He joined civil service for the US Navy as part of Naval Sea Systems
Command (NAVSEA) in 2001 in electrical and systems engineering. He had multiple assignments
and duty locations that include Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City Division (NSWC PCD),
Pentagon – Washington DC where he served as a science advisor to multiple Navy and Marine Corps
Flag officers, Program Executive Office Littoral and Mine Warfare (PEO LMW), PEO Littoral
Combat Ship (LCS). His last assignment in the Navy was at PEO Submarine where he served as
the Acquisition Manager for Undersea Defensive Warfare Systems. He’s been teaching Systems
Engineering graduate courses since completing his Ph.D. in 2013, as adjunct faculty at The
George Washington University. After leaving government service in 2015, Dr. Georgiadis returned
to industry as the Chief Technology Officer of Hepburn and Sons LLC, a fast rising DoD engineering
consulting firm in Manassas, VA where he stood up a successful technology transition division. He joined
the IME department at Florida State University in May 2018 to develop and lead the department’s newest
graduate program in Systems Engineering. Dr. Georgiadis’ office is located at the FSU Panama City Campus
strategically collocated with Navy, Air Force, and industry partners.
Hepburn and Sons LLC Marine Link Page
Marine Link, a news/advertising site for everything marine related, has a webpage all about Hepburn and Sons.
The webpage stays up to date on new events happening with our company. More information can be found
Tefelen Ribbon Cutting Event Video
October 19th, 2018
Integration of Scanning & Laser Peening Technology in Shipyards (2018-440)
The primary goal of this project is to research, develop, and certify laser peen
forming capabilities with the purpose of applying them to shipbuilding materials to form compound curvatures
in parts without adding heat and mitigate cracking due to sensitization. More information can be found
Land Based Case Study of Insulated Bus Pipe for Ship Design (2018-441)
More information can be found
Hepburn and Sons LLC host reception for Congressman Wittman.
September 25th, 2018
Technology Systems & Ships 2018
June 19th, 2018
Hepburn and Sons representatives interacted with senior military and civil service decision makers, ship and craft
operators and maintainers, repair and maintenance personnel, designers, builders, planners, engineers, program managers,
life cycle engineers, equipment suppliers and other technical experts.
Phase 2 Kickoff for MVDC
Hepburn and Sons LLC kicked off Phase 2 of an electrical engineering research and development effort involving medium voltage direct current (MVDC) distribution system grounding system at the Florida State University Center for Advanced Power Systems in Tallahassee, Florida with Naval Surface Warfare Center Philadelphia Division and NAVSEA 05. This work is a substantial research and development effort funded through a Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) program.
A link to the report can be found
Top Prince William Chamber Awards
The top excellence in business prizes went to Hepburn & Sons in the category of businesses with 11 or more employees. Hepburn and Sons LLC was recognized as the winner of the best business in the Top Prince William Chamber Business awards over eight other nominees
More information can be found
Hepburn and Sons LLC wins two National Shipbuilding Research Program (NSRP) projects worth a total of $1.68M.
Hepburn and Sons LLC wins two NSRP projects, "Integration of Scanning & Laser Peening Activity" and "Land Based Case Study of Insulated Bus Pipe (IBP) for Ship Design." More information can be read in MarineLink's publication
CTO Danny Georgiadis published in Industrial Heating Magazine
Industrial Heating magazine published an article that Hepburn co-authored with LSP Technologies titled "Laser-Peening Metal Enhancement Critical for Component Lifetime." The article may be found in the November 2017 publishing of this journal, or online