Dr. Adeel Khalid is an Assistant Professor of Systems Engineering at Southern Polytechnic State University (SPSU) in Marietta, Georgia USA. His expertise include Multidisciplinary design and optimization of Aerospace systems. He has worked as systems engineer at Avidyne Corporation. The company manufactures glass cockpits for general aviation aircraft. Dr. Khalid was involved in architecture definition, design and development of cockpit avionics. He is experienced in test case scripting, verification and validation of Primary Flight Display (PFD) and Multi-Functional Display (MFD) applications. He is adept in performing requirements definition, analysis, review, management, and documentation using Dynamic Object Oriented Requirements Software (DOORS). As a lead systems engineer, he played an instrumental role in designing, developing, and testing the next generation of Entegra Electronic Flight Instrument System (EFIS).
Dr. Khalid received his Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology. He holds Master of Science degrees in the discipline of Mechanical Engineering from Michigan State University, and Industrial, and Aerospace Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology. He obtained Bachelors of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute, Pakistan. His academic background is notable for a strong emphasis on research and teaching. As a researcher at Georgia Tech, he worked on system design of Aerospace vehicles. His research is focused on system level design optimization and integration of disciplinary analyses. Dr. Khalid has held the positions of adjunct professor at Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) and SPSU. He has also worked as postdoctoral fellow at Georgia Tech.
Dr. Khalid is also an avid aviation enthusiast. He got his flight training at the Yellow Jacket Flying club at Georgia Tech. He earned his private pilot license in 2006. He flies Cessna 152, Cessna 172, and Cirrus SR 22 aircraft. His goal is to make aviation and Aerospace Engineering a passion for all participants.