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Peter Alfred Swan, American systems engineer. Board directors Center for Critical Care, Washington, 1990-1991. Fellow American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (associate), British Interplanetary Society; member International Academy Astronautics.

Background

Swan, Peter Alfred was born on April 17, 1945 in San Antonio, Texas, United States. Son of Frederic F. and Marion (Marriott) Swan.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Engineering, United States Military Academy, 1968. Master of Science in Engineering, Air Institute of Technology, Dayton, Ohio, 1970. Master of Science in Management, University Southern California, 1977.

Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering, University of California at Los Angeles, 1984.

Career

Commissioned Second lieutenant United States Air Force, 1968, advanced through grades to lieutenant colonel, 1984, test engineer Albuquerque, 1970-1976. Space systems engineer Office Secretary Air Force, Los Angeles, 1976-1979, satellite architect, 1984-1988. Assistant professor astronautics United States Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colorado, 1979-1981.

Consultant Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California, 1982-1984. Retired, 1988; senior systems engineer Motorola, Inc. (GEG), Phoenix, 1988-1989, manager Washington Systems Office, McLean, Virginia, 1989-1992.

Director Sunnyvale Office Satellite Communications, Motorola Inc., Chandler, Arizona, 1993-1994, systems development manager, since 1994.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor course books. Contributor articles to technical journals.

Membership

Board directors Center for Critical Care, Washington, 1990-1991. Fellow American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (associate), British Interplanetary Society. Member International Academy Astronautics.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Golf, tennis, scuba diving.

Connections

Married Cathy Wood, July 5, 1968.

father:
Frederic F. Swan

mother:
Marion (Marriott) Swan

spouse:
Cathy Wood