CFD Research announced that George Dalton has joined the company as vice president for Dayton operations. In this role, Mr. Dalton will be responsible for providing direct support for our Dayton customers and strategic growth of promising CFD Research technologies through cooperative engagement with our industry and government partners. Mr. Dalton will ensure strong alignment between internal focus areas and customer needs, and be instrumental in developing and incubating key business relationships.
Mr. Dalton has 37 years of experience in the military and defense industry, including 24 years on active duty. Prior to joining CFD Research, he was a Director at KeyW Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Jacobs, and previously a Department of Defense acquisition corps member serving in multiple roles for U.S. Air Force acquisition. Mr. Dalton has also held several roles in the aerospace and defense industry relating to the design, development and operational deployment of Intelligence Surveillance Reconnaissance (ISR), Air Support Operations, and Space Battle Management Systems. He is also an officer and founding member of the Open Group’s Sensor Open System Architecture (SOSA) Consortium.
“George’s professional experience working for large and mid-sized industry prime contractors, the US Air Force on active duty and as a civil servant, and having opened and matured a successful Dayton office for a growing company aligns him perfectly for this role,” CFD Research president & CEO, Sameer Singhal said. “George’s experience developing and transitioning advanced technology solutions supports CFD Research’s vision of growing closer to our customers while transforming the future through innovative technology solutions.”
Mr. Dalton earned his Master of Business Administration from The Ohio State University, Columbus, as well as a Master of Science in Computer Engineering from the Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT), Dayton. His baccalaureate in Electronic Engineering Technology is from the University of Southern Mississippi – Gulf Coast. He also completed all-but-dissertation (ABD) in a PhD program in Electrical Engineering at AFIT. He is a member of Tau Beta Pi and Eta Kappa Nu.
“I’m very excited to join the CFD Research team and look forward to contributing to the future success of the business by providing direct support to our Dayton customers including AFMC, AFLCMC, AFRL and NASIC. We will continue to grow by enabling our customers better access to our world class research team and providing local support for these efforts.” Mr. Dalton said.
About CFD Research: Since its inception in 1987, CFD Research has worked with government agencies, businesses and academia to provide innovative solutions within the Aerospace & Defense, Biomedical & Life Sciences, and Energy & Materials industries. Over the years CFD Research has earned multiple national awards for successful application and commercialization of innovative component/system technology prototypes, multi-physics simulation software, multi-disciplinary analyses, and expert support services. CFD Research’s impressive >70% three-year growth rate was high enough to recognize the company in the Inc. Magazine’s 5000 for the first time this year. CFD Research is an ISO9001 and AS9100 registered company and is appraised at CMMI Level II for services. Learn more at www.cfd-research.com.