Khanh Pham
Dr. Khanh Pham
SASE Engineer/Scientist of the Year (Government)

Senior Aerospace Engineer, Air Force Research Laboratory/Space Vehicles Directorate (AFRL/RV)

Dr. Khanh Pham joined the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) in 2004 as an aerospace engineer. His multi-faceted technical activities at the AFRL and its Space Vehicles Directorate have included serving as an in-house researcher, technical lead, contracting officer technical representative, research advisor, mentor and adjunct research professor for basic research in command, control & communications autonomy. He has made pioneering and lasting contributions to statistical optimal control theory and game-theoretic operations research for space situational awareness and military communications, which he has advocated as the key to making space autonomy and assured satellite communications an integral part of tomorrow's airspace.