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LT James E. Toomey IV
U.S. Coast Guard Academy
Science Department
27 Mohegan Avenue
New London, CT 06320

James.E.Toomey@uscga.edu
(860) 444-8637
LT JAMES E. TOOMEY IV, M.S.
Instructor
Science Department
U.S. Coast Guard Academy

Following graduation from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in 2008, LT Toomey reported to CGC Diligence (WMEC-616), home-ported in Wilmington, North Carolina. With his primary duty as a Deck Watch Officer, he also served as the Communications and Supply Officer. In 2010, LT Toomey transferred to Petersburg, Alaska for assignment as Executive Officer to CGC Anacapa (WPB-1335). After completion of his duties in the ‘Final Frontier,’ LT Toomey attended the University of Iowa where he earned an M.S. in Astronomy in 2014. 

Education:
  • University of Iowa, M.S., Astronomy, 2014; Thesis: ‘The Galactic Center Radio Arc: A Multi-Frequency Polarimetric Study’
  • U.S. Coast Guard Academy, B.S., Mechanical Engineering (with honors), 2008

Courses Taught:
  • Physics I
  • Physics II
  • Astronomy

Professional Memberships:
  • American Astronomical Society