Kirstin HaasMachinery Branch at USCG Marine Safety Center
LT Kirstin Haas serves as a staff engineer at the Coast Guard Marine Safety Center in Washington, DC. LT Haas’s work focuses on reviewing and approving Ballast Water Management Systems for US type approval. Prior to joining the BWMS type approval team, LT Haas worked as a Marine Inspector serving both in Miami, FL and Portland, OR, and a student engineer aboard the cutter GALLATIN in Charleston, SC. LT Haas earned a Master of Science degree in Ocean Engineering from Texas A&M University in 2019 and a Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from the Coast Guard Academy in 2010.