Lunch and learn alumni panel with the Omnicon Group
Born in Manhattan, New York (1960), Al received his B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the Polytechnic Institute of New York (1984). He is a Certified Reliability Engineer (1996) from the American Society for Quality and a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) Reliability Society. As Vice President for The Omnicon Group, Al has technical and management responsibility for the engineering staff, along with managing client engagements and providing project leadership. Since joining The Omnicon Group in 1993, Al has been personally responsible for improving the reliability, maintainability and safety of over eighty systems spanning thirty companies and four industries.
Joseph DuPlessis, BE, ‘10
Joseph DuPlessis graduated Stony Brook University in May 2010 with a BE in computer engineering and started working at The Omnicon Group. In the past three years he has worked on the RQ-7B Shadow 200 for airworthiness qualifications and the CH-47F Chinook. He is currently working on RDR-1700A weather radar software.
Ross Garrett, BE, ’12, MS, ‘12
Ross Garrett studied at Stony Brook for a combined five years graduating in 2012 with his Master’s and Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering. Ross joined The Omnicon Group in June of 2012 as a student intern and was hired full time in January. Since then he has analyzed the Tactical Automatic Landing System and the 788 drones for the military as well as providing different standards and procedures for COMAC’s C919 maintainability.
Jennifer Millard, ‘08
Jennifer Millard is a Systems and Software Engineer for The Omnicon Group in Hauppauge, NY. She received her Bachelors of Applied Mathematics and Statistics with a concentration in Computer Science from Stony Brook University in 2008. Some current and past projects that Jennifer has worked are: The Sikorsky X2 Helicopter, Touch Screen Fire Alarm and Security System, The Shadow and Gray Eagle Unmanned Aircraft Vehicles (UAV’s), and Search, Surveillance and Weather Avoidance System for Eurocopter. Jennifer recently returned to Stony Brook University to complete the Project Management Program in December 2012. Jennifer is also the President of the Society of Women Engineers New York Professional Section.
Ilya Rabkin, BE, ’11, MS, ‘11
Ilya Rabkin graduated Stony Brook University in 2011 with a BE and MS in Electrical Engineering. Since joining The Omnicon Group, he has worked on the Shadow Unmanned Aircraft System, as well as the ground control station for the Grey Eagle UAV. He is currently working on the safety and maintainability analysis for the Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China's C919 narrow body airliner.
Mark Saglimbene is Assistance Vice President of The Omnicon Group and has over thirty years of experience in reliability, maintainability, and safety (RM&S) engineering on aircraft and aircraft electronic, mechanical, hydraulic and electro-mechanical systems. He has extensive experience performing RM&S analyses on a variety of flight critical aircraft systems leading to type certification. Mark has also instructed FAA certification engineers on Hazard Analysis, Common Cause Analysis, Preliminary System Safety Analysis, and System Safety Analysis in accordance with methods prescribed by SAE Aerospace Recommended Practice (ARP) 4761. Mark received his B.S in Electrical Engineering from Polytechnic Institute of New York
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