Instructor, Systems Engineering Department
Specialization: SE Functional and Program Management; Proposal Leadership/Preparation
(Unable to serve as faculty Advisor or on any advisory committee)
Mr. Wood has a 45 year background in the US Air Force and Aerospace industry, highlighted by work on a number of major classified and unclassified systems for the US Government. His technical foundation is in the areas of Astrodynamics and Software while his practical applications ranged from satellite constellation operations to large scale air combat control integration, in positions of technical analysis, engineering, software development, systems engineering, engineering / organizational / program management and pursuit / capture involvement on over $5B worth of proposals.
Mr. Wood has undergraduate and graduate degrees in Mathematics from the US Air Force Academy and the University of Denver, respectively, a MA degree in Business from the University of Nebraska, and is a graduate of the Defense Systems Management College’s Program Management course. He is certified in the areas of Shipley Proposal Support and Proposal Leadership and as a Project Management Professional. In addition to his main work responsibilities, Mr. Wood developed and delivered a variety of courses for industry and academia, including Systems Engineering.