Education History

  • B.S. Safety and Health, University of Southern California
  • MS Engineering Management, University of Massachusetts
  • MS Systems Engineering, Johns Hopkins University

Work Experience

Principal Professional Staff, JHU Applied Physics Laboratory


“Low Cost Small Satellite Mission Assurance Requirements Execution”, ASQ, Collaboration on Quality in the Space and Defense Industries, Cocoa Beach, Florida, March, 2022.

“Agile Small Satellite Mission Assurance”, Acquirer and Developer Best Practices and Lessons Learned for Agile, Rapid Development, Risk Tolerant, Lower-Cost Small Satellite Projects, Adapting Mission Assurance Workshop, Albuquerque, NM, October, 2022.

“Aerospace Mission Assurance”, Aerospace Project Management Handbook, pp. 101-115. 2017.

Subject Matter Expert Reviewer of “Guidelines for Hosted Payload Integration” Aerospace Report Number TOR-2014-02199, released June 6, 2014.

Co-Author of “Mission Assurance Approach within a Mission Class Development vs. Production Programs” Aerospace Report Number TOR-2012(8960)-6, released June 30, 2012.

Co-Author of “Space Segment Software Readiness Assessment” Aerospace Report Number TOR-2011(8591)-20, released June 3, 2011.

Co-Author of “Joint Software Systems Safety Engineering Handbook Version 1.0” Published by Naval Ordnance Safety and Security Activity for Director of Defense Research and Engineering, released August 27, 2010.

Co – Author of “A System-Theoretic Hazard Analysis Methodology for a Non-advocate Safety Assessment of the Ballistic Missile Defense System” presented at the AIAA Missile Sciences Conference, 2006.

Co – Author of “Quantifying Software Risk Using Qualitative Data” presented and published at the 19th International System Safety Conference and Naval Weapons System Safety Symposium, 2001.

Authored Certified Safety Professional Review (Computer Program), 1999.

Authored Associate Safety Professional Review (Computer Program), 1999.