Ron Ogan received a B.S., Physics, Oklahoma State University, an M.S. Engineering, Southern Methodist University and post-graduate MSEE courses at the University of South Florida. He recently completed a project as Developer and Industry Instructor for a project-oriented course for engineering at University of North Texas (UNT) to introduce Radio Frequency Identification (RFId) technology and applications in support of a National Science Foundation grant.
Recently, a Senior Research Engineer for Georgia Tech Research Institute working on the Missile Defence Agency and other sensors programs. Previously employed as a Senior Systems Engineer on phased array airborne radar systems at Raytheon Systems Company, El Segundo, CA and Forest, MS. Previously employed with Cadence Design Systems working on site at Nokia Networks, Irving, TX designing and developing GSM/GPRS/EDGE basestation and as a Product Engineer on a Millimeter-wave communications project at Motorola and as a Systems Engineer under contract to Raytheon TI Systems, Lewisville, TX from 1995-1999 working on the HARM targeting system and other advanced technology for aircraft applications. Previous experience included staff engineer at Martin Marietta (now Lockheed Martin Corp.), Orlando, FL working on Electro-Optic programs and Project engineer on Space Shuttle Main Engine Controller Block II at Honeywell, Clearwater, FL. Elected to IEEE Senior member and served as Vice-Chair for Mississippi Section, Chair for IEEE Dallas Section, member of Board of Governors of the Aerospace & Electronics Systems Society, Chair, Program Chair, Secretary/Treasurer of the IEEE of the Aerospace and Electronics Systems Society, Dallas Chapter. Also member of International Council of Systems Engineers (INCOSE), Six Sigma Specialist, holds an FAA Private Pilot license and FCC Technician license.