Chief Technologist, Systems Engineering Division, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory; and Deputy Director, Information Systems Group, AIAA
Dr. Michel Ingham is the Chief Technologist of JPL’s Systems Engineering Division, responsible for spearheading and coordinating research and technology efforts across the division, and integrating technology work more broadly across JPL. He has led several NASA, JPL and DARPA research and development activities, focused in the areas of spacecraft autonomy, digital engineering, and model-based software systems engineering. He has served as the Project Software Systems Engineer for the Europa Clipper Mission, NASA’s flagship mission to characterize the icy surface and underlying ocean on Jupiter’s moon Europa, and has worked as a software systems engineer and system architect on a variety of projects, including the Mars Science Laboratory rover mission. Dr. Ingham received his Doctoral and Master’s degrees from MIT’s Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, and his Bachelor’s degree in Honours Mechanical Engineering from McGill University in Montreal, Canada.