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About Me

Professional Consulting

Over 45 years experience in marketing, management, engineering, and manufacturing technical roles within the composite structures and propulsion industry. Expertise and skills developed in export control regulations, materials evaluation, and broad range of composite structures manufacturing processes, design and analysis methodology, non-destructive testing (NDI), testing and market research. Recognized as a key technical expert internationally with services on critical U.S. Government and industry committees, and professional society advisory boards, in areas of commercial and aerospace composites design and manufacturing technology.

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Immensely Qualified with Over 45 Years of Experience


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President, BTG Composites, Inc.

February 1998 - Present

Providing expert composites consultation services following 27 years in the composites profession.

Technical Director, Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering

February 1998 - Present

Serving as professional staff and industry adviser for the leading professional association dedicated to advanced materials and processes.

SAMPE Journal
Journal of Advanced Materials

Education - Texas A&M University and California Institute of Technology

BS 1964; MS 1965; PhD 1974

BS Aerospace Engrg. (1964) - Texas A&M University

MS Aeronautics (1965) -
California Inst. of Technology

PhD Materials & Structures (Interdisciplinary Engrg.,) (1974) -
Texas A&M University

Texas A&M University

January 2017 - Present

Materials Science & Engineering Industry Advisory Board

Awards and Honors

Distinguished Recognition

Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering (SAMPE) – 2016
Inaugural "Distinguished Service Award"

Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering (SAMPE) - 2003

Suppliers of Advanced Composite Materials Association (SACMA) - 1999
"Materials Leadership Award"

Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) - 1996
"Jud Hall Composites Manufacturing Award"

Four Presidential Appointments to U.S. Department of Commerce Materials Technical Advisory Committee for Composites and Carbon Fiber Technologies
2001-2002: President George W. Bush
1993-2001: President Bill Clinton
1989-1993: President George H. Bush

Advisor to the following counsels and agencies:
U.S. Department of Energy
U.S. Department of Commerce
National Academy of Science
National Research Council
National Science Foundation
State of Utah Advisory Council on Science and Technology
Aerospace Industries Association

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