Michael Patterson Emerging Applications & Technologies Group Lead, Aeronautics Systems Analysis Branch NASA Langley Research Center

Michael Patterson is an aerospace engineer in the Aeronautics Systems Analysis Branch at NASA Langley Research Center in Hampton, VA where he serves as the Lead for the Emerging Applications and Technologies Group. He earned a BS in Aerospace Engineering from Auburn University and holds MS and PhD degrees in Aerospace Engineering from Georgia Tech. Michael has been a thought leader in NASA's advanced air mobility (AAM) work, and he currently works for NASA's AAM Mission Integration Office as the Systems Analysis and ConOps Lead. He has been an active member of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) his entire professional career, including previous service as the Chair of the Transformational Flight Integration Committee.