Worked as an Aerospace + Mechanical Engineer on Advanced R&D for Air Force Research Laboratory,
Office of Naval Research, Missile Defense Agency, NASA (briefly), and other DoD entities. Projects
included work on hypersonic electromagnetic railguns, self-actuating rotorcraft blade mass balance
and pitch control, high-speed fuel modulation for jet engine afterburners, pressure relief valve for
suppressing combustion in solid rocket motors, and other programs.