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Brad Parkinson, Ph.D.
Edward C. Wells Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics
W.W. Hansen Experimental Physics Labs
Co-Principal Investigator since 1982 (full time since 1984) and Associate Program Manager, Relativity Mission
Stanford University
GP-B/HEPL 725-4105
Stanford CA 94305-4085


Ph.D., Stanford 1966
S.M., MIT, 1961
B.S., US Naval Academy

Other Experience

Chair of the NASA Advisory Council
Commissioner of the Presidential Commission on Air Safety and Security
VP & Gen. Mgr., Intermetrics, Inc.
President, Plantstar Inc. (subsidiary)
VP, Rockwell International (Space Systems Group)
Professor, Colorado State University
First Program Director of NAVSTAR/GPS
(through first space launches)
Instructor at AF Test Pilot School, Edwards AFB
Department Head, US Air Force Academy
(Astronautics & Computer Science)
Graduate of Defense Systems Management School


Fellow, IEEE
Recipient, National Academy of Engineering Draper Prize
Member, National Academy of Engineering
Fellow, Royal (Institute of Navigation (RION))
Fellow, AIAA
Thurlow Award, ION
Gold Medal, RION
Legion of Merit (U.S)
Best Program Director in USAF (1977)

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