ELECTRO-OPTICAL SYSTEMS ENGINEER
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Electro-Optical Systems Engineering Professional with a record of developing electro-optical sensors/instruments, and satellite payload integration/environmental testing for remote sensing, solar, and planetary astronomy programs. Consistently recognized by management as an excellent resource to improve organizational effectiveness and efficiency through personal contribution.
Able to align engineering technology to realize cost savings, and accelerated performance for the organization. Adept in the development of specifications, requirements, Performance Analysis Software, as well as Image Processing Software for remote sensing and observational Astronomy Sensor Systems.
• Technically savvy and a quick study in emerging technology, able to quickly assess and utilize the appropriate response to meet the specific needs of the business requirement at hand. A welcome addition to any team, ready, willing and able to function in any role necessary to insure project success and on time project delivery.
• Highly focused on organizational missions while positively impacting bottom line and group performance. Success oriented Professional with exceptional technical experience, possessing an extensive knowledge of the processes, procedures and policies necessary to consistently produce a superior product and service.
Process Improvement • Client Collaboration • Global Delivery • Accurate Test Reporting
Technical Analysis • Change Control • Change Management • Process Reengineering
Problem Identification • Problem Resolution • Collaboration
SPACE SYSTEMS/LORAL Palo Alto, CA 2010 – 2011
Electro-Optical Systems Engineering Specialist Guidance Sensors & Control Actuators
Engineering Specialist on development, acquisition, and implementation of Guidance Sensors & Control Actuators for commercial 3-axis stabilized Geosynchronous Communications Satellite programs.
NASA/AMES Research Center Mountain View, CA 2008 - 2009 (Subcontract to Orbital Science Corp.)
Principal Systems Engineer for SOFIA Science Instrument Integration and Test
Principal Systems Engineer for NASA Stratospheric Observatory For Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) Science Project Office (SPO). Developed method for reducing ICDs to their basic interface requirements for correlation with verification, and validation artifacts. Developed Optical Image Quality Test using Roddier Method for real time wave front analysis. Supported SPO and NASA Systems Engineer on Science Eexperiment I&T planning, procedures, and data analysis.
Lockheed Martin Space Systems Co. Palo Alto, CA 2001 – 2008
Electro-Optical Staff Engineer Advanced Technology Center O/ABDS
Electro-Optical Staff Engineer in AI&T and OGSE for an advanced optical system (classified program). Organized and reported payload alignment error budgets. Developed requirements and conducted analysis trade studies for a Large Flat Mirror Positioner as part of the OGSE. Supported AI&T planning, and prepared for upcoming reviews.
Certified Product Engineer for a CMOS Camera as part of the Demonstration Payload Program (classified program). Developed requirements, conducted analysis trade studies, resolved competing requirements, supported the opto-mechanical design, specified and evaluated CMOS sensors, opto-mechanical components, supported Integration and Test planning, and prepared for both the PDR and CDR.
IRAD Investigator on Synthetic Aperture Imaging LADAR (SAIL). Researched optical wavelength SAIL and the enabling technologies within ATC. For a classified program, developed requirements, conducted analysis trade studies, resolved competing requirements, supported the opto-mechanical design, specified and evaluated opto-mechanical components, supported Integration and Test planning, and prepared for an SRR.
Certified Product Engineer for Ladar Payload Proposal Activity (classified program). Wrote Specifications, WBS, generated IMP/IMS for Ladar Transmitter Subsystem, Ladar Receiver Subsystem, Subcontract Management, and APT work elements. Wrote Technical Evaluation of Subcontract for Ladar Payload Telescope System, and Ladar Transmitter Subsystem.
Product Engineer for AEHF Earth Sensor Assembly, Classified Program Star Tracker, and NPOESS Star Tracker. Wrote product requirements, specifications, SOWs, evaluated proposals, assessed technical performance of subcontractors, and provided technical point of contact for GN&C sensor vendors and prospective internal customers.
• Coauthor and editor for LMSSC Optical Engineering Standard 2.3.5-T4-EngSci-4.1-S.
• ATC Representative to ANSI/Optics and Electro-Optical Standards Committee.
• Established Spectro-Radiometric Response and Spatial Response Test systems for Advanced Sensor Programs.
Space System/Loral Palo Alto, CA 1992 – 2001 Electro-Optical Systems Engineering Specialist for GOES
Lockheed Martin Advanced Technology Center Palo Alto, CA 1985 – 1992 Senior Scientist in Solar Physics Lab
Jet Propulsion Laboratory Pasadena, CA 1972 – 1985 Member of the Technical Staff in Image Processing Lab
Bachelor of Arts, Physics Claremont McKenna College Claremont, CA
graduate studies towards Master of Science, Astronomy San Diego State University San Diego, CA
LMSSC 2.3.5-T4-EngSci-4.1-S Optical Engineering Standard: Michael Morrill (Coauthor and Editor)
in LMSSC CMMI 4/06.
SS/L-TR01606: Widefield Collimator Training Manual: Michael Morrill, SS/L Technical Report, 12 February 1999.
SS/L-TR01607: Narrowfield Collimator Training Manual: Michael Morrill, SS/L Technical Report, 12 February 1999.
An Automated Technique for Stellar Magnitude, Color, and Positional Measurements of Astronomical Photographs:
Richard F. Green and Michael E. Morrill; Pub., A.S.P., 10/78.
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