Mr. Brian Birkmire is a computer engineer with the Power and Control Division, Aerospace Systems Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory, Ohio. Mr. Birkmire is the AFSIM Deputy Program Manager responsible for AFSIM community / end-user management, distribution management, and assisting with technical oversight, requirements development, project planning, and roadmapping. Mr. Birkmire also serves as a software developer in the areas of modeling & simulation as well as autonomy algorithm and architecture development. He has Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in Computer Engineering from Wright State University.
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.