Professional of the Year - Aerospace Defense/Aerospace Engineering

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Dennis Gong

Title: Senior Engineer, Retired
Industry: Aerospace Defense
Type of Organization: Self Employed
Major Product/Service: Aerospace engineering
Expertise: Mr. Gong is currently retired, after serving 37 years in the aerospace defense and engineering arena. He was responsible for engineering testing design and system integration for testing state of the art defensive avionics systems for the B1-B Bombers. Mr. Gong updated sophisticated radar threat equipment and software.
Geographic Area of Distribution: Greenville, Texas
University/Degree: B.S., Electrical Engineering, California Polytechnic State University, 1974
Born: April 28, 1949, Visalia, California
Hobbies/Sports: Reading, computers
Work History: During his career, Mr. Gong served as an Engineer in a variety of capacities with the following companies: Raytheon, Northrop Electronics, Eaton Corporation, McDonnell Douglas, Raytheon Missile Systems and Boeing. He has also worked on the Peacekeeper Program as a Test Engineer designing the test adaptor and writing the test procedure and test program for automatic testing of equipment at Northrop.
Career Accomplishments: Mr. Gong was responsible for designing the test adaptor and writing the test procedure and program on the C-17 program at Mcdonnell Douglas. He was involved in the "Missile Defense Program" stationed at Fort Greely, Alaska.