dan@syzygyx.com

Experience


President and CEO, 2000-Present, Syzygyx, Incorporated

          • Ground Software Lead for GeoEye-2
          • Simulation and Test Architect for NASA Orion
          • Designed, developed and deployed test system for Mars Phoenix landing radar test set
          • Realtime simulation development support for Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter payloads
          • Developed realtime architecture for the tri-service Multi Service Target Control System

Founder, 2011-2012,  Xybotyx, LLC

  • Developed corporate strategy, design and development of a consumer iPhone robot.

Embedded Systems Engineer, 1996-2000,  Lockheed Martin, Littleton, CO

  • Designed, developed, tested and maintained the real time hardware in the loop testbed for Mars 98 Orbiter, Mars 98 Lander, Stardust, SIRTF (Spitzer Space Telescope), Genesis, Mars Odyssey

Embedded Software Engineer, 1994-1996,  FAAC, Inc., Ann Arbor, MI

    • Developed and integrated faster than real time weapon simulations for air-to-ground Zone Acquisition Process for F-15 AGM-130 and GBU-15.

 



Education


Ph.D., Computational Bioscience, 2012,  University of Colorado School of Medicine, Aurora, CO

Computational Bioalchemy, Optimal Pathway Search for the Analysis and Synthesis of Metabolic Systems

B.S.E. (E.E.), 1994, University of Michigan College of Engineering, Ann Arbor, MI



Skills


  • Planning, specifying, designing, deploying and implementing Real Time Hardware in the Loop Simulation and Test of Spacecraft
  • Consultant level expertise in Microsoft Project for complex software estimation and planning.
  • Developing evolutionary and revolutionary solutions for otherwise impossible problems
  • Software engineering using C, C++, Objective-C, Python, PERL, Lisp, Lua
  • Real Time Systems Engineering using vxWorks, Integrity, Linux, QNX, LynxOS
  • Metabolic pathway engineering of microbes