Aerospace Engineer, NASA
Eric leads research on air traffic control automation systems and the introduction of new vehicles and operations into the National Airspace System at NASA's Ames Research Center, a position he has held since 2000. His major research activities have been investigations of the use of datacomm for integration of air/ground automation systems, the development of detect-and-avoid systems to integrate UAS with the NAS, and the design of airspace integration concepts and technologies to enable urban air mobility operations. He received his PhD from Stanford University and his bachelors from Princeton University, both in aerospace engineering with concentrations in machine learning and guidance, control, and dynamics. He is an associate fellow of the AIAA.