Dr. Long has over 25 years of experience as an engineer with responsibilities ranging from systems integration, system analysis, performance analysis, human factors application and instruction, aircraft maintenance, and flight test. He has performed these roles in as a researcher, action officer, first, second, and third line supervision.
Much of Dr. Long’s career has focused on supporting military systems. The support has ranged from system development, sub-system development, system integration, system maintenance, process improvements, human factors and integration, flight test, and more.
PhD in Engineering Systems with Human Factors, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, "A Systems Architecture-based Approach to Assess Candidate Upgrades to Complex Systems"
MS in Engineering (Honors), California State University, Northridge
BS in Industrial Engineering and Management, North Dakota State University