Melissa G. Choi

TITLE: Division Head, Air Traffic Control
EMAIL: [email protected]

Melissa G. Choi
Melissa G. Choi

Dr. Melissa G. Choi is the Head of the Homeland Protection and Air Traffic Control Division at MIT Lincoln Laboratory. The homeland protection mission is supporting the nation's security by innovating technology and architectures to help prevent terrorist attacks within the United States and to facilitate recovery from either man-made or natural disasters through sensor development, architecture studies, and prototypes for disaster response.

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James M. Flavin

TITLE: Associate Division Head, Air Traffic Control
EMAIL: [email protected]

James M. Flavin
James M. Flavin

James M. Flavin is the Associate Head of the Homeland Protection and Air Traffic Control Division at MIT Lincoln Laboratory. In this role, he shares responsibility for research, development, evaluation, and technology transfer for surveillance technology and decision support system architectures spanning  air traffic control efficiency, airport surface safety, aircraft collision avoidance, border surveillance, and homeland air defense.

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Edward C. Wack

TITLE: Assistant Division Head, Air Traffic Control
EMAIL: [email protected]

Edward C. Wack
Edward C. Wack

Edward C. Wack is the Assistant Head of the Homeland Protection and Air Traffic Control Division at MIT Lincoln Laboratory. In this role, he shares responsibility for research, development, evaluation, and technology transfer of advanced technologies and systems for chemical and biological defense, bioengineering, and biomedical systems.

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Marilyn M. Wolfson

TITLE: Laboratory Fellow, Air Traffic Control Systems Group
EMAIL: [email protected]

Marilyn M. Wolfson
Marilyn M. Wolfson

Dr. Marilyn M. Wolfson is a Laboratory Fellow in the Air Traffic Control Systems Group at MIT Lincoln Laboratory, directing their weather research efforts. Dr. Wolfson joined the Laboratory in 1983. In 1996, as the leader of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Aviation Weather Research Program's Convective Weather Product Development Team, she began development of automated short-term convective weather forecasts for air-traffic management applications.

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James K. Kuchar

TITLE: Group Leader, Air Traffic Control Systems Group
EMAIL: [email protected]

James K. Kuchar
James K. Kuchar

Dr. James K. Kuchar is the Leader of the Air Traffic Control Systems Group at MIT Lincoln Laboratory, focusing on integrated sensing and decision-support systems for aviation safety and efficiency. His current responsibilities include management of the group’s programs in weather systems, algorithms, analysis, and operational testing and integration.

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Gregg A. Shoults

TITLE: Associate Group Leader, Surveillance Systems Group
EMAIL: [email protected]

Gregg A. Shoults
Gregg A. Shoults

Dr. Gregg A. Shoults is the Associate Leader of the Surveillance Systems Group at MIT Lincoln Laboratory. In this role, he is responsible for the research and development of surveillance systems and decision support architectures in support of the Federal Aviation Administration, the Department of Defense, and the Department of Homeland Security.  His major research efforts span the development of the NextGen Airborne Collision Avoidance System (ACAS X) and the Automatic Dependent SurveillanceBroadcast (ADS-B), the development of runway safety and incursion monitoring capabilities, and the integration of unmanned aircraft systems into the national airspace.

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