Wes joined NASA’s Aeronautics Research Institute (NARI) in March of last year and is working automation integration strategies and practical implementation of AI/ML for aviation purposes for NASA. He is also supporting NASA’s Convergent Aeronautics Solutions program to identify paths to transformational aeronautics concepts for future aircraft designs, digital airspace management, and new operational capabilities. Prior to NASA, Wes was with the FAA for 18 years working R&D and certification for remotely piloted aircraft and safety-enhancing technology for General Aviation. He holds both a master’s and bachelor’s degree in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Kansas. He is a Fellow in the Royal Aeronautical Society and a Senior Member of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.
September 5-7, 2023 • Caesars Forum • Las Vegas