Central Florida Lockheed Martin Employees Selected as Corporate Fellows
ORLANDO, FL, 15-DEC-05 --
In an extremely selective corporate honors program that is limited to one percent of its technical employee population, Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] has chosen five Central Florida employees as Lockheed Martin Corporate Fellows. These employees are recognized as the top technical talent who are critical to sustaining Lockheed Martin’s leadership in advanced technologies.
“It’s more than just a title,” says Russ Frew, vice president of Programs and Technology. “These select few represent the legacy of our company’s past, present and future.”
Each honoree has displayed an exceptional record of sustained technical achievement and has consistently demonstrated leadership. In their varied roles, they have each earned a technical patent or award, received professional society recognition or written technical books and journal articles.
Risa C. Larsen, a senior computer systems design engineer at Lockheed Martin Simulation, Training & Support, is recognized for assuring that program technical decisions are predicated on sound engineering through application of performance modeling and simulation. She has been a leader on programs such as Automated Fingerprint Identification System/Federal Bureau of Investigation and Warfighters Simulation program.
Steve J. Tourville is a senior systems engineer and an expert in Training System Engineering and Instructional Systems Development at Simulation Training & Support. Tourville is recognized for leading the Military Flying Training System Conceptual System Design and the Live Synthetic Balance Study for the United Kingdom Ministry of Defence, and is currently working on a training system analysis and design effort to support the U.S. Air Force Space Command and Air Education and Training Command.
Ronald W. Schoomaker, of Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control in Orlando, is recognized for his contributions in the areas of microprocessor based development and for his work in implementing the electrical architectures of several Lockheed Martin programs. Schoomaker is honored for his expertise in electronics system’s design, specializing in system timing and control, processor architecture design, algorithm throughput optimization and high speed serial interfaces.
Stanley I. Wheeler, of Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control in Orlando, is a recognized expert in the area of software engineering, including real-time embedded software development in support of multiple programs. Derivatives of Wheeler’s guidance, navigation and control software solutions have been re-used across many Missile and Fire Control programs including WCMD, JASSM, Small Diameter Bomb and Joint Common Missile.
Michael J. Steinmetz, of Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control in Orlando, is a recognized expert and foremost authority in built-in test, diagnostics, testability, prognostics and health monitoring. Steinmetz has expertise in system architecture for self-test, instrumentation and data measurement. He is being honored for his ability to integrate these with his comprehensive knowledge of and innovative approaches to reliability, maintainability, safety, software, artificial intelligence and logistics.