Colonel Timothy D. West is a senior US Air Force acquisition officer with command experience in Program Management, Research & Development, and Test & Evaluation. He currently serves as Senior Materiel Leader, Aerospace Systems Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory, Ohio, where he leads the Air Force’s science and technology program in aerodynamics, propulsion, electrical power and thermal management for advanced next-generation space, missile and aircraft applications. Colonel West is a graduate of the US Air Force Test Pilot School and the Air War College. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering, Master of Science degrees in Aerospace and Industrial Engineering, and is currently pursuing a Doctorate in Systems Engineering at Stevens Institute of Technology.
AFSIM: The Air Force Research Laboratory’s Approach to Making M&S Ubiquitous in the Weapon System Concept Development Process
Modeling and simulation as a “lingua franca”: Deploying common modeling tools as freeware to a wide-spread community of government, industry, and academic partners to create an ubiquitous modeling framework.