Dr. George C. Nield, Industry Advisory Board Member
Dr. George C. Nield has over 30 years of aerospace experience with the Air Force, NASA, and in private industry. Dr. Nield served as the Associate Administrator for Commercial Space Transportation at the FAA, previously serving as Senior Scientist for the Advanced Programs Group at the Orbital Sciences Corporation. He is currently a member of the Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel, which provides support and advice to the NASA Administrator. A graduate of the United States Air Force Academy, he holds an M.S. and Ph.D. in Aeronautics and Astronautics from Stanford University, and an MBA from George Washington University. He is also a Flight Test Engineering graduate of the USAF Test Pilot School. Dr. Nield is a registered Professional Engineer and a Fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.