CS/AESS – Officers
CS/AESS Chapter Co-Chair: Michael A. Mayor, MSE, PE
Michael Mayor is an Independent Consultant providing Systems Engineering Services to the Aerospace and Defense Industries in the areas of Secure Information Systems and Secure Communication Networks.
Formerly, he was Vice President / Chief Scientist, Advanced Technology Research, in the Aerospace / Communications Division of ITT Defense Electronics. He conducted Research of Advanced Systems Engineering and Technologies for Secure Communications, Signals Intelligence and Emitter Geolocation Systems for Terrestrial, Airborne and Spaceborne Systems and their Subsystems. These included: Radio Frequency Transceivers, Software Defined and Cognitive Radio Systems, Digital Receivers and Digital Signal Processing algorithms.
Previously, as Technical Director and Principal Engineer he conducted the Design, Development, Field Testing (applying Instrumentation and Measurement Technology) and, in some instances, Deployment Support, of Secure Communications, Signals Intelligence and Emitter Geolocation Systems.
He authored six patents in Spread Spectrum Communications and Digital Instrumentation. He received the ITT Defense & Electronics Engineered for Life Award, for his technical contributions in Communications, Geolocation and Microelectronics. He is an IEEE Life Senior Member and holds a Master of Science in Engineering (MSE) from the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania. He is a Licensed Professional Engineer (State of VA), and a member of the National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE).
CS/AESS Chapter Co-Chair: Dr. Jim Anderson
Dr. Jim Anderson received his PhD in Computer Science from Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton. He then went on an earned an MBA from The University Of Texas, Dallas. He has published over 125 books including CRC Press’s “Software Defined Networking”. Jim has worked for 16 different companies during his 33-year career including startups as well as Boeing, Siemens, Alcatel, Verizon, AAA, and Amgen. He has had opportunities to teach at Florida Atlantic University, The University of South Florida, and Florida Polytechnic University. Despite his busy work schedule, Jim has been able to publish 5 papers and has been an invited speaker 8 times. Jim has been an active member of the IEEE for over 30 years and has held numerous leadership positions at both the local and regional level. Jim has been a member of Toastmasters for 22 years. He manages 5 highly successful blogs and is the owner of LinkedIn’s most successful product management user group.