User:Spradlig

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Gabe Spradlin[edit]

I am the owner of ControlTheoryPro.com. Few web resources provide practical help on the design of real world controllers. University courses speak in generalities about design. So do most web sites. I plan for ControlTheoryPro.com to be more design and modeling oriented.

Abbreviated Resume[edit]

I've worked in the Aerospace industry for more than 10 years. During that time I've worked as a contractor to

  • AlliedSignal (now Honeywell) in the aircraft engines division
  • Lockheed Martin in Space Shuttle astronaut training

I've also worked directly for

  • Boeing (twice)
    • Embedded Software for the Apache attack helicopter
    • Guidance, Navigation and Control subsystem for the International Space Station

I currently work for

  • Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. in pointing control for laser communications

While getting my BSME I worked for the Colorado Space Grant College on

  • DATA-CHASER Space Shuttle payload
  • 2 University Explorer class satellite proposals

Education[edit]

University Degree Graduation Date
University of Colorado, Boulder Bachelors, Mechnical Engineering Dec, 1998
University of Houston Masters, Electrical Engineering Dec, 2005