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simulation engineering scientist

Samuel Nicholas Knight, American Simulation engineering scientist. Avocations: horticulture, art, softball, volleyball, high performanceautomobiles. M C. Member American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Army Aviation Associations American (treasurer since 1990), American Defense Preparedness Association, Association United States Army, Sons. of America Legion, Association of Old Crows.

Background

Knight, Samuel Nicholas was born on April 1, 1948 in Jamestown, New York, United States. Son of Frederick Richard and Margret Frances (Canning) Knight.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Clarkson University, 1970. Master of Electrical Engineering, Cornell University, 1982.

Career

Systems test engineer Link Flight Simulation Company, Binghamton, New York, 1970-1972, systems engineer, 1972-1973. Principal engineer I Link Flight Simulation division Singer, 1973-1976, principal engineer II, 1976-1978, senior systems engineer, 1978-1979, staff systems engineer, 1979-1984, senior staff systems engineer, 1984-1988. Staff scientist Link Flight Simulation division CAE-Link, 1988-1991.

Senior staff scientist Link Flight Simulation division CAE-Link, 1991-1992. Chief scientist Distributed Interactive Simulation Initiatives, CAE-Link, 1992-1995. Senior staff engineer Hughes Aircraft Combined Arms Training Systems, 1995-1997, Prime Minister Raytheon Systems Company Modeling & Simulation Group, 1998-1999.

Manager engineering programs L3 Communications Link Simulation & Training, since 2000. Member steering committee, chairman emissions subgroup Working Group for Interoperability of Defense Simulations, Orlando, Florida, 1990-1996. Vice chairman conference committee for Simulation Interoperability Standards Organization, since 1997.

Treasurer SISO, Inc., 1997-1998, president, since 1999.

Achievements

  • Avocations: horticulture, art, softball, volleyball, high performanceautomobiles. M C.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor papers to professional publications.

Membership

Member American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Army Aviation Associations American (treasurer since 1990), American Defense Preparedness Association, Association United States Army, Sons. of America Legion, Association of Old Crows.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Horticulture, art, softball, volleyball, fishing, high performance automobiles.

Connections

Married Nancy Mecke, January 18, 1975 (divorced September 1979). 1 child, James David. Married Brenda Cornell.

Stepchildren: Danyal Dahl, Harold Maloy, Eric Maloy.

father:
Frederick Richard Knight

mother:
Margret Frances (Canning) Knight

spouse:
Nancy Mecke

spouse:
Brenda Cornell

child:
James David Knight

child:
Danyal Dahl Knight

child:
Harold Maloy Knight

child:
Eric Maloy Knight