MBA, Business Administration2002, Univ of Maryland College Park, Maryland
Ph.D., Physics1990, Univ of Maryland College Park, Maryland
B.S., Physics1984, Univ. of Ulm, Germany
30 years of professional experience in Systems Engineering (SE) and Project Management (PM) on a number of NASA and NOAA programs. Has performed systems engineering, project management, quality management, and technical task leadership to support the entire life cycle of complex satellite command & control systems, simulation systems, data processing information systems, and satellite payloads.
Has developed and published extensive technical / scientific, programmatic, management, and procurement documentation; presentations; plans; papers; studies; interface control documentation; reports, schedules; and analysis reports.
SE tasks included concept definition, requirements definition / development / allocation / tracking, design, analysis, simulation, trade studies, risk identification / tracking / management / mitigation, development / implementation, integration, and testing of numerous systems.
PM experience includes project initiation / planning / execution / monitoring & controlling / closeout; technical direction / task leadership; team development; subcontractor management / coordination; sponsor engagement and support; competitor relations; government project and personnel support; new business development; professional training; financial planning / forecasting / reporting; performance monitoring (e.g. Balanced Score Card).
Notable Awards and Leadership
|1983-1984||Fulbright Travel Scholarship|
|1990-1992||National Academy of Sciences/National Research Council (NRC) Fellowship|
|2003-present||Beta Gamma Sigma Business School Honor Society|