H.M. “Milt” Holt

Milt-HoltContract Manager; President, Technology Commercialization Center (TeCC)

Milt is President of the Technology Commercialization Center (TeCC). He worked for NASA’s Mid-Atlantic Regional Technology Transfer Center as a Technology Leader concentrating on the State of Virginia since January 2002. At TeCC Milt is responsible for representing all available NASA technologies to commercial companies. He conducts technical assessments of new disclosures and recommends to NASA if a commercial market exists for the technology and if a patent should be pursued. He developed a software database for the five state regions that TeCC represented to aid in selecting companies that may be interested in a specific NASA technology. He also designed and implemented a wireless local area network for the TeCC Office.

In 2001, Milt retired as Deputy Director for Airborne Systems from NASA’s Langley Research Center. In this position, he was responsible for research in sensors and electromagnetics and for simulator and research aircraft research, development and operations. He reviewed and approved all changes to the experimental aircraft and their research avionics and changes to the flight simulators. He worked on command and control systems on small rocket programs in support of the Apollo Program, Lunar Orbiter, and the command and control system for the two Viking Landers that successfully landed on Mars in 1975. After Viking, he was chief engineer for the experimental system on Langley’s Boeing 737 research aircraft, a Branch Head responsible for the development of fault tolerant computers and a laboratory used for the development of mission critical computer systems technology.

Milt holds a BSEE from NC State University, an MSEE from the University of Virginia, and 24 hours Post MS Graduate Courses at ODU. He is a member of Phi Kappa Phi honor society.

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