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Expert in Spacecraft Attitude Control/Maneuver; Momentum Management; Math: Quaternion and Vectors
Expert ID: 725747
Expert has extensive experience in development and operation of orbital vehicles. He developed methods and algorithms for generating spacecraft attitude maneuvers; he developed momentum control and management methods that more than doubled projected vehicle lifetime. He developed and implemented procedures for operation, anomaly response and recovery of orbiting vehicles. Expert received several cash awards and numerous internal company awards for various development efforts.
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities:
Denver, Colorado - Colorado Springs, Colorado - Aurora, Colorado - Fort Collins, Colorado - Arvada, Colorado - Pueblo, Colorado - Westminster, Colorado - Boulder, Colorado - Greeley, Colorado - Longmont, Colorado
Subject: Aerospace Engineering
Institution: University of Colorado
Subject: Mechanical Engineering
Institution: San Diego State University
Years: 2008 to Present
Title: Contract Engineer
Responsibilities: He is performing trade studies in support of the GPS Next Generation Ground System proposal effort.
Years: 2006 to 2008
Employer: Missile Defense Agency
Title: Principal Engineer
Responsibilities: He developed methods for simulation and modeling target missiles and Ground Based Midcourse Interceptors.
Years: 1989 to 2006
Employer: The Boeing Co.
Title: Principal Engineer
Responsibilities: He performed development, analysis and operation of: spacecraft attitude GNC; momentum control; maneuver generation; vehicle and appendage pointing.
Years: 1986 to 1989
Employer: Martin Marietta (Lockheed Martin)
Title: Spacecraft Engineer
Responsibilities: He developed methods of attitude control, simulation and modeling of proposed Space Based Laser Battle station.
Training / Seminars
He taught engineering analysis courses for San Diego State University.
Developed and taught extensive engineering courses for engineering and operational personnel as part of job duties.
Other Relevant Experience
He has extensive knowledge and experience of mathematical analysis methods and techniques, including use of quaternions, vectors, matrices, numerical integration.
Fields of Expertise
spacecraft control system
Global Navigation Satellite System
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