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Paul Kostek

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AESS Past President 2000-2001; Avionics Systems PaneI Chair; EEE/AIAA Digital Avionics Systems Conference Rep; IEEE/AIAA/NASA Integrated Communications Navigation & Surveillance Rep
Air Direct Solutions LLC

I'm the Technology Project Manager for the Center for Research in Education and Simulation Technologies (CREST) at the University of Washington. CREST is part of the Department of Surgery at the School of Medicine and we develop virtual and physical training systems to advance the current state of medical training and patient education Our project portfolio includes the Advance Modular Manikin for the US Army. 

I'm also an independent contractor/consultant and principal of Air Direct Solutions. My work is with companies in the application of systems engineering to define and solve problems. This includes defining user needs, system/subsystem requirements, system architecture, risk management, interface definition and verification planning . I've worked in the entire range of product development in the aerospace, avionics, defense, e-commerce and medical device industries. 

Specialties: Requirements Management, system architecture, DO-178B, DO-254, ARP 4754, ARP 4761, IEC 60601 

SE tool sets: DOORS, SLATE, Req Pro

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Avionics Systems; Aerospace Systems Integration Engineering; Systems Engineering
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“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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