Baars was a member of the Federation Starfleet in the late 24th century, an engineer.
In 2380, Baars was the officer appointed as second-in-command of engineering aboard the USS Titan. (TTN novel: Sword of Damocles)
In 2381, Baars was killed when SecondGen Cyan-Gray attacked the Titan and a warp coil imploded next to him. (TTN novel: Synthesis)