Mr. Sami Habchi, Executive Vice President, Aerospace and Defense Solutions at CFD Research Corporation, joined CFD Research in 1987. Since 2008, Mr. Habchi has led CFD Research’s Aerospace and Defense Solutions (ADS) division which provides technologies and expert support services in the areas of Aeromechanics, Propulsion & Power, Combustion, Cyber & Information Assurance and Space Electronics. From 1995 to 2008, Mr. Habchi led the organization’s Aeromechanics business including commercial software product development, R&D and engineering services in support of NASA and DoD programs. Mr. Habchi leads CFD Research’s effort in technology commercialization and transition for NASA and Air Force programs. Mr. Habchi received a BS and MS in Mechanical Engineering from Louisiana State University. Mr. Habchi is a board member of the National Space Club-Huntsville and a member of the University of Alabama Huntsville College of Engineering advisory board.