John Nairus Chief Engineer, Power & Control Division Air Force Research Laboratory
AIAA Propulsion and Energy Forum 2019
Power & Control Division
Air Force Research Laboratory
John has 32 years of service with the Air Force Research Laboratory's Aerospace Systems Directorate having served in various capacities in support of the More Electric Aircraft Initiative before becoming the Power & Control Division’s Chief Engineer. He also continues to serve as an Electrical and Thermal Subject Matter Expert in the F-35 Program Office. John earned his Bachelor and Masters Degrees in Electrical Engineering from the University of Dayton, is a registered Professional Engineer in the State of Ohio, and an AIAA Associate Fellow. John has chaired both IAPG and the Energy & Power Community of Interest and also served on the National Academies Low Carbon Aviation Committee studying hybrid-electric aircraft propulsion.