Northrop Grumman Corporation
Mr. Decker is Technical Fellow at Northrop Grumman Corporation out of El Segundo, CA. He obtained his Bachelors of Science degree in Aeronautical Engineering Technology from Arizona State University in 1981.
He has over 33 years of producibility-related experience in the fabrication and assembly of advanced composite structures. During his career at both Northrop Grumman and TRW he has served in both support and lead positions on a variety of composite-intensive programs involving satellites, aircraft, and military marine structures. Mr. Decker currently holds four patents relating to liquid shimming processes and 3D woven preform forming.
Doug is currently leading efforts to capitalize on novel design and manufacturing concepts that focus on the manufacturing and assembly of advanced, large, integrated composite aircraft platforms.