Myles Baker - Aerodynamics/Chief Engineer
Myles Baker – Aerodynamics/Chief Engineer
Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).
Dr. Myles Baker has worked inside and outside major aerospace corporations on numerous flight vehicles ranging from commercial transports to UAVs to hypersonic vehicles. Some of the relevant vehicles include the 787, 777, 737, 747, A320, A330, A340, A380, F-35, X-47B, X-37, X-47, C-17, and numerous proprietary development programs. He has also been principal investigator on over 20 programs for USAF, NASA, US Army, and US Navy customers. He has an extensive background in vehicle analysis, configuration optimization, structural analysis and optimization, and aeroelasticity. He is the founder of several companies in the aerospace and clean energy industries, and holds numerous highly regarded structural design patents.
Dr. Baker began his career at Boeing, developing multidisciplinary flight loads analysis software for the Aeroelastic Design Optimization Program (ADOP), and was one of the main process architects for the aeroelasticity and structural optimization processes used on the next generation of commercial and military airplanes. Dr. Baker is a member of the Aerospace Flutter and Dynamics Council, an Associate Fellow of the AIAA, and was responsible for the Design and Analysis Track of the 2003 SAMPE conference in Long Beach. He is recipient of AIAA’s 2003 Lawrence Sperry Award, which is given to an outstanding young professional who has made an exceptional contribution to the aerospace profession. He also is an occasional lecturer at UCLA and UCI in the fields of aircraft design, aircraft structures, and structural dynamics.