Tien M. Nguyen
Dr. Tien Nguyen serves as an Adjunct Research Professor in Mathematics at CSUF, where he is also a visiting scholar and chair of the board of advisors at the Center of Computational and Applied Mathematics. He works full-time as a Sr. Project Leader at The Aerospace Corporation. Prior to this position, he was Associate Director, Interim Director, and Principal Technical Staff. Previously, he was with Raytheon serving as Program-Area Chief Engineer in Advanced Concept Technology and retired as Engineering Fellow in 2014. He was also with NASA-JPL and had served as NASA delegate to the international CCSDS and many of his works were adopted as CCSDS standards. He received his Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics from the Claremont Graduate University. He has published more that 250 technical papers and reports; and holds 16 patents and 1 pending. He is an expert in advanced mathematical modeling of complex systems-of-systems, space exploration communications, traditional/non-traditional PNT, decision support and satellite systems.