Head, Airspace Operational Efficiency; Boeing Research and Technology
Dr. Chip Meserole manages the Airspace Operational Efficiency team in Boeing Research and Technology. The team’s responsibility is to advance new capabilities in air traffic management and flight optimization that enhance system capacity, efficiency, and sustainability globally. Its emphasis is on emissions reduction for aviation sustainability and on integrating autonomous aircraft into the airspace. This group executes the company’s contracts with the FAA, NASA, and SESAR in this domain; creates flight optimization business concepts for Boeing Global Services; and conducts R&D in air-ground integration and network-enabled operations. It has activities in Seattle, Washington, D.C., Spain, Brazil, India, Australia and China. He joined Boeing in 1984 and worked on space system and launch vehicle development before moving into its air traffic management initiative in 2001. He is an associate fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. He has a bachelor’s degree from Princeton University, a master’s from Cornell University, and a Ph.D. from MIT, in aerospace and mechanical engineering.