Dr. Tien M. Nguyen

Sr. Project Lead at Aerospace Corp
Nguyen, Tien M.
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Area of Expertise: Satellite communications and ground systems, Machine Learning and AI for SATCOM Applications, Synchronization techniques, radar systems, non-traditional PNT, Acquisition and War-gaming for acquiring space systems
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Currently, Dr. Tien Nguyen serves as a Sr. Project Leader at The Aerospace Corporation. Concurrently, he is also served as an Adjunct Research Professor at California State University in Fullerton. Prior to this, he was a Research Assistant Professor at The Catholic University of America and held many positions at Aerospace, including: Deputy Chief System Architect, Sr. Project Engineer, Principal Technical Staff, Sr. Engineering Specialist, Associate Director, Interim-Director, and Section Manager. From 2004 to 2014, he was at Raytheon and served as Engineering Fellow, Chief Engineer and Program Area Chief Engineer; and 2014 – 2015, he was at Intelligent Fusion Technology and served as a Technical Advisor for the CTO. During 1985 – 1996, he was a NASA representative for Consultative Committee for Space Data Systems (CCSDS). Many of his works became CCSDS standards. He received his Ph.D. from Claremont Graduate University. He has received numerous awards from IEEE, NASA, Raytheon and Aerospace, and held 16 patents and one pending; and has published more than 250 professional papers, research reports and several book chapters. He was the Editor for two books on satellite systems and systems-of-systems design and simulation. He serves as the Editor for a book on Decision Science and Application to be published in 2022.

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