OUR EXPERTS

RANDY VAN VRANKEN
MSME
31

Years of
Experience

Randy C. Van Vranken is an engineer with 30 years of experience who excels in vector and matrix analysis, Fourier transforms, and Kalman filters. At Harris Corporation, he was Technical Lead, contributing to advanced attitude determination algorithms and enhancing payload ground calibration algorithms. He offers proven expertise in reviewing and improving flight software plans, conducting detailed code reviews, and resolving critical issues in spacecraft systems.

 

Experience

 

  • Staff Scientist-Mechanical Engineering, Harris Corporation, Geospatial Systems Division, Rochester, NY (2004-Present)


Skills

 

  • Aerospace systems analysis and simulations
  • FORTRAN, C, Matlab, and Simulink development for performance prediction
  • Advanced mathematical concepts
  • Flight software database preparation
  • Project presentation


Education/Honors

 

  • M.S., Mechanical and Aerospace Sciences, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
  • B.S., Physics, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY