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Michael T. Ellis

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Northrop Grumman Corporation

Mr. Ellis has over three decades of broad technical and management experience in Aerospace and Electronics, with over twenty five years of direct involvement in maintenance testing of almost every military aircraft and numerous other weapons systems.  He has management the development of eight major ATE systems and over one thousand Test Program Sets (TPS). As President of his own consulting company, Test Automation Inc., he has acted as a consultant for numerous government and aerospace organizations for over twenty years.  Mr. Ellis is currently employed by Northrop Grumman as Product Line Manager for all the corporation’s Ring Laser and Zero-Lock Gyro Navigation Systems.  He runs and lectures at the annual IEEE AUTOTESTCON Seminar Program, has published approximately forty technical papers and over one hundred articles on test technology and management.  He served as US Editor for “Test!” magazine for many years. Mr. Ellis holds a B.Sc. (Hons.) from Northern Polytechnic., London, UK., and an M.S. from Long Island University.  He is the recipient of the IEEE AUTOTESTCON Frank McGinnis Memorial Award for lifetime contributions to ATE technology and the National Defense Industrial Association John Slattery Memorial Award for innovation and integrity in test.

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+1 (818) 715-2944

Field of Interest

“The field of interest shall be the organization, systems engineering, design, development, integration, and operation of complex systems for space, air, ocean, or ground environments. These systems include but are not limited to navigation, avionics, mobile electric power and electronics, radar, sonar, telemetry, military, law-enforcement, automatic test, simulators, and command and control."


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