Dr. Chip Meserole
Dr. Chip Meserole leads Boeing’s Airspace Operational Efficiency team within its Research and Technology division. The team’s responsibility is to advance new capabilities in air traffic management and flight optimization that enhance system capacity and efficiency globally. This group executes the company’s contracts with the FAA, NASA, and SESAR in this domain; creates flight optimization business concepts for Boeing Global Services; and conducts R&D in air-ground integration and network-enabled operations. It has activities in Seattle, Washington, D.C., Spain, Brazil, India, Australia and China. He joined Boeing in 1984 and worked on space system and launch vehicle development before moving into its air traffic management initiative in 2001. He is an associate fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics and is a member of its Digital Avionics Technical Committee. He has a bachelor’s degree from Princeton University, a master’s from Cornell University, and a Ph.D. from MIT, in aerospace and mechanical engineering.