Dr. Tom Edwards, Chief Technology Officer
More than 30 years as a NASA manager and leader of R&D programs in aeronautics, space technology, information technology, and aviation systems. As Deputy Center Director, he directed the Ames Research Center’s R&D programs and a research infrastructure that encompasses wind tunnels, flight simulators, supercomputers, and hypervelocity facilities. Dr. Edwards formulated the R&D strategy for Ames and played a key part in formulating NASA’s overall research strategy. Dr. Edwards holds a Ph.D. in Aeronautics and Astronautics from Stanford University and an M.S. in Management from Stanford’s Graduate School of Business.