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Software development company executive

Thomas Arthur Elkins, American software development company executive. Achievements include designed material test chamber for Australian neutron scattering device; designed, analyzed and tested an injection molded rocket nozzle using liquid crystal polymers; development of suite of software to aid flight test data analysis. With United States Navy, 1983-1985. Member American Legion.

Background

Elkins, Thomas Arthur was born on January 25, 1965 in San Pedro, California, United States. Son of Thomas O. and Carolyn M. (Bench) Elkins.

Education

Bachelor of Science in computer science, California State University, 1988. Bachelor in physics, California State University, 1988.

Career

Teaching assistant California State University, Dominguez Hills, California, 1986-1987, 88. Computer scientist Air Force Astronautics Laboratory, Edwards Air Force Base, 1987-1988. Rocket propulsion analyst Air Force Phillips Laboratory, 1988-1993.

Computer engineer 413th Flight Test Squadron, 1993-1997. Owner Spectrum Solutions, Palmdale, since 1997.

Achievements

  • Achievements include designed material test chamber for Australian neutron scattering device. Designed, analyzed and tested an injection molded rocket nozzle using liquid crystal polymers. Development of suite of software to aid flight test data analysis.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

With United States Navy, 1983-1985. Member American Legion.

Connections

father:
Thomas O. Elkins

mother:
Carolyn M. (Bench) Elkins