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Accomplished and motivated technical engineer, manager, and executive with more than 25 years of leadership positions in technical program management, acquisition development and operation research support.  Over 30 published papers and/or technical presentations.  Spearheaded over 40 international scientific and engineering conferences/workshops as a steering committee member while assigned in Europe.  Solid experience in many engineering disciplines and missions: control and modeling of large flexible space structures, communications system, electro-optics, high-energy lasers, missile seekers/sensors for precision guided munitions, image processing/recognition, information technologies, space, air and missile warning, missile defense, and homeland defense.

 PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE                         

  ·            2003-Present: Founder and President, elite WORKS, LLC (on-line education, training and consulting company on engineering, systems engineering and online marketing)

  ·               1999-2003:     Vice-Director of Analysis for NORAD, NORTHCOM, and STRATCOM (USSPACECOM) CO

  ·                1996-1999:     Deputy Commander and Chief Scientist, European Office of Aerospace Research and Development, London, UK (also Chief, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Tri-Service Network Manager)

·                1995-1996:     Student, Industrial College of the Armed Forces (ICAF), Ft  McNair, Washington DC

·               1991-1995:     Chief, Advanced Guidance Division and Chief, Seeker/Sensor Technology Branch, Eglin AFB, FL

·               1990-1991:     Deputy Chief, Subsystems Engineering Division, Sensor Fuzed Weapon and Airfield Attack System Program Office, Eglin AFB, FL

  ·               1989-1990:     Student, Air Command and Staff College, Maxwell   AFB, AL

  ·               1984-1989:     Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering;  Branch Chief for Resources, Director for Personnel, USAF Academy

  ·              1982-1984:     PhD Student (modeling and control of large flexible space structures), University of New Mexico, NM

  ·                1978-1982:     High Energy Laser Optical Engineer/Program Control Officer, Air Force Weapons Laboratory, Kirtland AFB NM

  ·            1977-1978:     Masters Student (electro-optics and study of Fundamental Limitations on Optical Trackers), Air Force Institute of Technology, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH


  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Member

  • IEEE Control Systems Society



·                 Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, University of New Mexico, May 87

·                    MS, Resource Strategy, Industrial College of the Armed Forces, Jun 96

·                    MSEE (Electro-optics), Air Force Institute of Technology, Dec 78

·                    BS (Cum-Laude), University of California, Los Angeles, Jun 77

·                    Relevant Air Force Training

Ø            Industrial College of the Armed Forces (Residence), Jun 96 (Chief Executive Management Preparation)

Ø            Air Command and Staff College (Residence), May 90. (Senior Executive Management Preparation)

·                    DOD Acquisition Professional Development Program Certifications:

Ø            Senior Acquisition Course, Defense Acquisition University

Ø            Systems Planning, Research, Development, and Engineering, Level III

Ø            Program Management, Level II


·                    Honored Member, Empire Who's Registry for Executives and Professional, 2003-2004

·                    Supervisor of the Year, Air Force Research Laboratory/ Armament Directorate, Jun 95

·                    USAF Academy Outstanding Military Educator, May 89

·                    USAF Academy Outstanding Electrical Engineering Educator, May 88

·                    Air Force Systems Command Outstanding Quarterly Scientific Achievement Award, Apr - Jun 79

·                    AFROTC Scholarship, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Jun 75

·                    California State Scholarship, Jun 73


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