Lt Col Kendall K. Brown, USAFR, PhD, is a technical analyst at the Airpower Research Institute, College of Aerospace Doctrine, Research and Education (CADRE), Air University (AU), Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama. He is an Air Force Reserve individual mobilization augmentee (IMA) and conducts research to support CADRE and AU in the area of advanced space system technologies and serves to bridge the gap between technologists and the operational war fighter.
He has over 20 years' experience within the Air Force, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), private companies, and academia in the research, design, development, and testing of facilities, liquid-rocket engines, and launch-vehicle development. He served on active duty at Fairchild AFB, Washington, and as a reservist at McChord AFB, Washington; Arnold AFB, Tennessee; Eglin AFB, Florida; and currently, Maxwell AFB, Alabama.
Dr. Brown is a registered professional engineer in the state of Alabama and is employed by NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, as a liquid-rocket-engine system engineer. He holds a BS in mechanical engineering from Oklahoma State University, an MS in aeronautics and astronautics from the University of Washington, and a PhD in mechanical engineering from the University of Alabama in Huntsville. Colonel Brown's professional military education includes the Squadron Officer School and the Air Command and Staff College, both located at Maxwell AFB.
[from page vii of Space Power Integration, 2006]