Bimal’s technical background includes over 25-years of experience in vehicle modeling and simulation, stability and control, and handling qualities, both in government and in Industry. He researched, designed and developed flight control systems for several military and civil aircraft and rotorcraft, and contributed to several Military Specifications on aircraft/rotorcraft handling qualities. He has collaborated with all the major Aerospace companies as well as all branches of the Department of Defense on aircraft and rotorcraft projects and programs. At NASA Ames Research Center, he led research groups in Air-Traffic Management, Crew-Autonomy Teaming, and managed the flight simulation facilities. He has an MS in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Maryland and an MBA from the University of Southern California.