Patrick Darmstadt Drive and Power Systems Engineer and Technologist The Boeing Company


Mr. Darmstadt is a drive and power systems engineer and technologist at the Boeing Company. He has 10 years’ experience in dynamic systems and propulsion system design and technology development. He has helped to establish an electric propulsion design and analysis capability within Boeing’s Vertical Lift Business Unit. He is currently supporting multiple electric propulsion programs, including group 1, 3, and 5 unmanned aerial systems and manned air-vehicles, each in various stages of the design, build, and test development cycle. He is an active member of the VFS Propulsion Committee and SAE Transmission and Driveline Committee. He was lead author and principal investigator for the NASA sponsored, Hazard Analysis and Failure Modes and Effects Criticality Analysis (FMECA) of Four Concept Vehicle Propulsion Systems.