Full Name
Dennis J. Paul
Job Title
Senior Project Leader
The Aerospace Corporation
Speaker Bio
Mr. Dennis J. Paul has 42 years’ experience in management, business development, program management, and technology consulting associated with advancing and operating aerospace systems. His experience includes developing programs, advanced capabilities for emerging needs, national and international plans for human spaceflight systems to advance national exploration goals. He held senior leadership roles for aerospace programs in support of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), McDonnell Douglas Astronautics, and Booz Allen Hamilton.

Mr. Paul joined The Aerospace Corporation in 2018 as Senior Project Leader of the Development Directorate in the Civil Systems Group. His focus is on development associated with emerging drivers and national priorities for space and related complex systems through strategic planning and relationships with partners, customers, and collaborators across the space enterprise with emphasis on Cislunar.

Prior to joining Aerospace, Mr. Paul, with McDonnell Douglas Astronautics, served as Staff Engineer in support of the Space Shuttle Astronaut at Johnson Space Center focused on end-to-end payload integration for 10 launches. Subsequently, Mr. Paul, with Booz Allen Hamilton, served as the Space Operations Director on the Space Station Engineering and Integration Contract in support of the NASA Space Station Program Office.

Mr. Paul began his technical career in 1980 at the McDonnell Aircraft Company, where he served as a flight test engineer on the Navy’s F/A-18 A/B “Hornet” with responsibility for the performance and flying qualities test aircraft.

Earned a B.S. in Aeronautics & Astronautics from the University of Illinois-Urbana/Champaign.
Dennis J. Paul