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Richard Wood

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Bio

EXPERIENCE
2000 - Present
Owner and President: SOLUS-Solutions and Technologies LLC a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business

1980 - 2010 NASA , Langley Research Center
Head: Wind Tunnel Facilities Branch
Asst. Head: Transonic-Supersonic Aerodynamics Branch
Asst. Head: High Reynolds Number Aerodynamics Branch
Senior Research Aerodynamic Engineer – specialist in aerodynamic drag reduction


OTHER EXPERIENCE
1971 - 1975 United States Navy


TECHNICAL CONTRIBUTIONS
Author: 100+ technical publications
Inventor: 15+ patents


PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
Member: Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE)
Standards
- Vice Chair: Truck and Bus Council
- Chair: Truck and Bus Total Vehicle Steering Committee
- Past Chair/Member: Truck and Bus Aerodynamic and Fuel Economy Committee
- Chair: J1321 Type II Fuel Economy Test Task Force
- Chair: J2971 Aerodynamic Terminology Task Force
- Chair: J3015 Reynolds Number Effect Task Force
- Member: J1252 Wind Tunnel Test Task Force
- Member: J1526 Type III Fuel Economy Test Task Force
- Member: J2966 CFD Methodology Task Force
- Sponsor/Member: J2978 Coastdown Test Task Force
- Member: Constant Speed task Force
- Member: Road Vehicle Aerodynamics Forum Committee
- Meeting Organizer: SAE Commercial Vehicle Engineering Congress (COMVEC)
- Chair: Commercial Vehicle Aerodynamics Committee
- Past Chair/Member: Total Vehicle Committee

Professional Engineering Registration (P.E.), 1978 to present.

Organizer: Commonwealth of Virginia Energy and Sustainability Conference

Member: Hampton Roads Technology Council

Professional Engineering Registration (P.E.), 1978 to present.

Specialties: - Truck and Trailer Aerodynamics
- Truck and Trailer Wind Tunnel Technology and Testing
- Truck and Trailer Fuel Economy Testing