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Jim Murphy

Jim Murphy is the Software Manager for the Aviation Systems Division at NASA Ames Research Center and is currently serving as the Principal Engineer for Integrated Test and Evaluation for the Unmanned Aircraft System Integration in the National Airspace System project. In recent years, he has lead efforts to redesign the conflict prediction, resolution, and trajectory capabilities of the Center/TRACON (Terminal Radar Approach Control) Automation System, or CTAS. His past efforts with CTAS include development of adaptation support technologies and conducting cost/benefits analyses for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to determine appropriate sites to deploy the Traffic Management Advisor (TMA). Mr. Murphy is a senior member of the AIAA and holds a Bachelors Degree in Mathematics and Economics from Western Michigan University and a Masters in Applied Mathematics from Michigan State University. He began work in the air traffic management domain with Wyndemere Inc. in 1994; moving on to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Lincoln Laboratory and Metron Aviation before joining NASA in 2001. In 2002 he received an Ames Honor Award for Group/Team for his work on the Traffic Flow Automation System.
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