Dr. Chuck Reynerson's Online CV

Engineering, Computer Science, and Project Management

Job Summary

National Reconnaissance Office                                                                              JUL 93 - DEC 98

Project Manager & Contracting Officer’s Technical Representative (COTR):

*        Program manager for classified microsatellite development project planned for Space Shuttle launch.

*        Technical advisory member of a source selection team for a small satellite advanced technology demonstrator called the Space Tether Experiment (STEX).

*        Contracting Officer’s Technical Representative (COTR) and Project Manager for several space technology development projects including: microsatellite applications, GPS for attitude control, electric propulsion upper stages, solar thermal upper stages, on-orbit spacecraft servicing, future satellite constellations and enabling technologies, adaptive structures and non-pyrotechnic release mechanisms, nanotechnology applications, and advanced concepts.

*        COTR within the acquisition department for a classified major spacecraft program office.  Involved in systems engineering, integration, test, and evaluation, research and development, and pre-configured interfaces for the insertion of space technology experiments.

*        Member of an architecture development team to develop the Integrated SIGINT Overhead Architecture (IOSA 2) to improve performance while reducing cost.  Technical contributor for enabling space technologies and satellite constellations.

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Masters of Engineering in Embedded Systems, Arizona State University, In Progress.

Doctor of Science (D.Sc.), Mechanical Engineering, Astronautics concentration, George Washington University, 1998. 

Engineer in Aeronautics and Astronautics (2.5 M.S. equivalent), MIT, 1993.

Naval Engineer (2.5 M.S. equivalent), MIT, 1993.

Bachelor of Science, Naval Architecture, University of California, Berkeley, 1987.