Jonathan Seidel Chief Engineer, Propulsion Systems Analysis Branch NASA Glenn Research Center

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Mr. Seidel has worked more than 30 years at NASA, principally in the area of supersonic and hypersonic aeropropulsion & systems analysis.  Contributing to Government and Industry study efforts, Mr. Seidel has helped to shape the strategy for many NASA programs and projects throughout his career, including the High Speed Research, Ultra Efficient Engine Technology, and the Revolutionary Turbine Accelerator Programs.  Currently, Mr. Seidel serves as the Chief Engineer for the Propulsion & Systems Analysis Office at the NASA Glenn Research Center where he continues to collaborate in the modeling of advanced system concepts and technologies that serve both commercial and military needs. 

Mr. Seidel attained his Mechanical Engineering degree from Cornell University, and was awarded the NASA Exceptional Achievement Medal for his expertise in turbine-based propulsion and his role in strategy formulation for many of NASA’s advanced concept initiatives.