Dr. James S. Chow, Vice Chair USAF Scientific Advisory Board

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EDUCATION

Stanford University

              Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering (Fluid Mechanics), 1994

              M.S., Aero/Astro, 1989

University of California at San Diego

              B.S., Mechanical Engineering, 1988

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

RAND Corporation

              Senior Engineer, Engineering and Applied Sciences, 2003-Present

              Assistant to the President for Research on Counterterrorism, 2004-2011

              Program Director (Acting), Force Modernization and Employment, 2008

              Associate Program Director, Force Modernization and Employment, 2006-2010

              Manager, Technology and Applied Sciences, 2000-2003

              Engineer, Technology and Applied Sciences, 1997-2003

Institute for Defense Analyses

              Research Staff Member, Systems Evaluation Division, 1994-1997

NASA Ames Research Center

              Fellowship Researcher, Fluid Mechanics Laboratory, 1990-1994

 

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Defense systems analysis; management and leadership; future systems and force modernization; aircraft survivability; countering anti-access/area denial, military operations modeling and simulation.

 

PROFESSIONAL / SCIENTIFIC / HONORARY AFFILIATIONS

Chief of Staff of the Air Force Award for Exceptional Public Service; Affiliated Faculty Member, Pardee RAND Graduate School; Member, AIAA; Member, Association of Old Crows