ngRADAR Team

The ngRADAR Project Office

The ngRADAR Project Office is based at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) Central Development Laboratory (CDL) in Charlottesville, Virginia, under the newly established Radar Division.  The ngRADAR project is a collaborative effort of NRAO at several locations and the Green Bank Observatory (GBO) in Green Bank, West Virginia, leveraging personnel across observatories.  Below are the ngRADAR team from CDL, GBO, NRAO's Domenici Science Operations Center (DSOC) of the Very Long Baseline Array (VLBA) in Socorro, New Mexico, and NRAO's Headquarters, also in Charlottesville, Virginia.


Radar Division Head, Project Director - Dr. Patrick A. Taylor (

Systems Engineer - Mr. Mike Shannon (

CDL Assistant Director - Dr.  Bert Hawkins (


Electronics Engineer, Project Engineer - Mr. Galen Watts (

Electronics Engineer - Mr. William Wallace (

Mechanical Division Head - Mr. Dennis Egan (

GBO Director - Dr. James M. Jackson (


Deputy Assistant Director for VLBA Development, Dr. Walter F. Brisken (

VLBA Technical Scientist, Dr. Steven Tremblay (


NRAO Director, Project Sponsor - Dr. Tony J. Beasley (

Project Manager - Ms. Rachel Geiger (

Chief Structural Engineer - Mr. Art Symmes (