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    E-mail: tmiddendorf@ie-infinitysedge.com



HIGHLIGHTS OF QUALIFICATIONS
•25+ years space systems engineering and operations
   -Spacecraft engineering/operations/launch (GPS and DSCS II)
   -Launch vehicle system analysis experience
   -Software testing, management, algorithm development (GIS and Trajectory)
•15+ years technical management of projects and personnel
•Design trade-off analysis/decisions, component and system trades
•Skills in user requirements definition, team building, teaching, technical writing/briefing

SECURITY CLEARANCE
Top Secret/SBI clearance updated Feb 2004

EDUCATION
M.S., Astronautical Engineering (Propulsion and Astrodynamics Emphasis), Dec 1991,
Thesis work in autonomous satellite cluster navigation
Air Force Institute of Technology

B.S., Aerospace Engineering (Astronautical and Aeronautical tracks), May 1986,
University of Missouri-Rolla

EXPERIENCE
2006-Present Program Manager/Senior Research Engineer APT Research INc Cocoa Beach, FL
2001-2006 Senior Aerospace Engineer Research Triangle Institute (RTI) Cocoa Beach, FL
2000-2001 Principal Space Systems Engineer Command and Control Technologies, Titusville, FL
1996-2000 Engineering Department Manager Autometric, Inc, Colorado Springs, CO
1979 to 1996, U.S. Air Force – Locations nation-wide:
Satellite Engineer, Space System Analyst, Technical Instructor:
   1995-1996   GPS Engineering Chief  U.S. Air Force, Colorado Springs, CO
   1992-1995   Space System Analyst/Chief  U.S. Air Force, Phillips Lab, Edwards, CA
   1990-1992   Astronautical Engineer MS   U.S. Air Force, Dayton, OH
   1986-1990   DSCS II Spacecraft Engineer  U.S. Air Force, Colorado Springs, CO
   1983-1986   Aerospace Engineer BS  U.S. Air Force, Rolla, MO
   1979-1983   Technical Instructor-ElectroMech U.S. Air Force, Wichita Falls, TX

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
AIAA-Space Mission Analysis and Design
AIAA-Orbital Mechanics: Concept and Applications
AIAA-Fundamentals of Tactical and Strategic Missile Guidance
AIAA-Lessons Learned in Liquid Propulsion
Leadership and Management Development Course
Systems Engineering for Defense Systems Acquisition Management
Total Quality: Continuous process Improvement

COMPUTER KNOWLEDGE
•Languages: C & FORTRAN
•Operating Systems: SUN OS, MAC OS, PC OS, DOS, CCS (DSM)
•Hardware: Macintosh, IBM PC, Silicon Graphics Workstation, Sun Works, VAX
•COTS: Ascent Trajectory Code, POST (Program to Optimize Simulated Trajectories), OMNI, Edge (GIS products)