Thomas E. Trimbath - Aerospace Engineer, Consultant, Entrepreneur

Professional Experience - Aerospace Engineer (18 years)
Virginia Tech

            Masters and Bachelors of Aerospace and Ocean Engineering

            Aerodynamics and Multi-disciplinary Design
The Boeing Company (Commercial Airplanes, Commercial Space)

            Aerodynamics, Flight Controls, Customer Support, Trajectory Optimization
            (technology research, product development, product support, technical coordination, customer support, accident investigation)

Primary accomplishment

Lead engineer, Aerodynamic Stability & Control, High Speed Commercial Airplane

            Led a group of contracts, ~ 10 direct engineers, and coordinated across various disciplines, regulatory agencies, international partners, and governmental agencies

Consulting Experience (5 years)
Business development, Strategic planning, Social media, Self-publishing, Life Balance

Primary accomplishment

            Facilitated the launch of numerous products and services based on client's intellectual properties

Entrepreneurial Experience (15 years)
Speaking, Teaching, Writing (six books of non-fiction), Photography (nature essays)
Primary accomplishment - Written or produced eleven books in eleven years

Volunteer Experience (most recent)
American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics - Senior member (1977 to present)
New Road Map Foundation (board secretary - 3.5 years)
Whidbey Camano Land Trust (site steward - 5 years)

Bayview Community Hall (board member - 3 years)

Primary accomplishment - New Road Map - Facilitated the transition from a "founder's" board to a newer and more technically sophisticated board

Additional Intellectual Property
Patent 5,564,652 "Body Spoiler for Yaw Control of a Supersonic Airplane"

Inventor: Thomas E. Trimbath, Assignee: The Boeing Company, Oct, 1996



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