Systems Engineer Hired at Space Dynamics Lab

May 27, 2001

The Space Dynamics Laboratory (SDL) is pleased to announce that Dean Wada has joined the company as Systems Engineer for the Russian American Observational Satellites (RAMOS). As such, he is responsible for translating system needs into requirements and coordinating the technical aspects of design, fabrication,

Before joining SDL, Wada worked for Boeing/Rockwell International for nearly 30 years where he served as systems engineer, principal investigator or lead on projects including SBIRS Low, Navy Theater-Wide Kinetic Weapon, GPS IIF, Navy Terrier, LEAP and AIMU. Wada graduated from Harvey Mudd College, Claremont, California with a BS in general engineering.

The RAMOS program has received strong congressional support and is part of a Yeltsin-signed decree naming SDL as Russia's teaming partner in the effort. The Russian and American teams are presently working toward a launch in three to four years.