Robert McNeill earned his undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Central Florida and his graduate degree in Industrial and Systems Engineering from the University of Florida. He is a registered engineering intern in the State of Florida. He has extensive mechanical experience in engineering design and manufacturing and has taught mechanical and industrial engineering students in a hands on laboratory environment at the University of Central Florida.
Over the course of his career, Robert has gained a broad spectrum of experience and brings his wisdom, extensive hands on capability and creativity to the bdcotsrus team. Career highlights include:
Member of the research and development team for an automotive industry company that manufactured injection molded and stamped componentsWorking in the tradeshow and marketing industry
Employment in the entertainment field designing and developing methods to enhance their buildings throughout the United States and Europe
Teaching graduate and undergraduate engineering level lab sections to students
Engineering manager for a company that manufactured components for use in medical and military devices and systemsRobert is a member of the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE). Bob@bdcotsrus.com
Douglas Hungerford earned his bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Central Florida. He has extensive electrical and technical experience in engineering design and manufacturing and takes pride in working from concept to completion.
Over the course of his 24-year career, Douglas brings to the bdcotsrus team a wealth of expertise, passion and a genuine commitment. Career highlights include:
Control system designs and programming for industrial plants, multi-axis motion simulators, and theme park attractions/rides worldwide (Includes Class 1 level safety system designs of hardware and software)
Research and development in water treatment systems, electro-coagulation, and photo catalytic oxidation/reduction
Douglas is a member of The International Council on Systems Engineering (INCOSE).
Bruce E. Chesson Alternative Fuel Program Manager NASA/John F. Kennedy Space Center Bruce Chesson is the Alternative Fuel Program Manager for NASA's John F. Kennedy Space Center (KSC), Florida. In this capacity, he is responsible for developing and managing the KSC Alternative Fuel Vehicle Strategy Plan, and ensuring that strategic analysis, planning and communications are integrated and aligned with the center and agency mission and goals. Chesson earned a Bachelor of Science degree in communications from Florida Southern College and He served in the U.S. Navy. Bruce began his career with NASA in 2004, after working several years with United Space Alliance and Lockheed at KSC. He has an extensive professional experience in managing and coordinating logistics and logistics-related functions including transportation, warehousing, maintenance, and supply. Bruce has been recognized by NASA with numerous awards while supporting off-site transportation and planning for Orbiter landing and recovery operations. Mr. Chesson also has broad-based experience in freight traffic, packaging, shipping, travel office, railroad operations and government vehicles. In 2008, Bruce was awarded the Federal Energy and Water Management Award, Vehicle Fleet Management Category, Individual, for Kennedy Space Center Alternative Fuel Vehicle Management. Also, in 2008 he received the Blue Marble Award for Energy Conservation and Environmental Awareness for Government Transportation.Bruce@bdcotsrus.com