Mohamed D. Abouzahra

Dr. Mohamed D. Abouzahra is a senior staff member of the Space Systems Analysis and Test Group.

In his current position, he is responsible for managing and providing technical oversight of several missile defense and intelligence programs. He also plays a leading role in developing strategic plans, defining requirements for operational and instrumentation sensors, planning and analyzing missile tests, and providing technical and operational evaluation of acquired sensors. Prior to his current assignment, Abouzahra served as the manager of the Laboratory's field site at the Ronald Reagan Ballistic Missile Test Range (RTS) on Kwajalein Atoll, Marshall Islands, and as scientific advisor to the RTS commander. While at RTS, he also led the modernization of the range telemetry and optics assets and oversaw the integration and validation of the Kiernan Reentry Measurement Site radars' modernization.

An author of one book, four book chapters, and more than sixty technical papers, Abouzahra is also a recipient of several government awards, citations, and commendation letters. He holds a PhD degree in electrical engineering from the University of Colorado, Boulder, and is a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Microwave Theory and Techniques Society.