an active AMS Member,
is a member of the Aviation Weather Research Team with the
Federal Aviation Administration
in Washington, DC.
Since June, 2012 he has managed the FAA's convective weather research
program to improve weather support and mitigate impacts on aviation.
He lead eight different research projects conducted by national research
labs and private industry with a FY13 budget of $2.1M.
Previously, for over 3 years, he was a Senior Meteorologist with the
Geospatial Systems unit of
in Herndon, Virginia ...
... and Exelis' predecessor (Exelis was spun off from ITT Corporation in October 2011).
At Exelis and ITT, Mr Bass provided meteorological expertise related to the
development of the Advanced Baseline Imager for GOES-R, the Cross-Track
Infrared Sensor for the Joint Polar Satellite Program, and several new meteorological
ground sensors and visualization systems.
Before retiring in 2008, Mr Bass was a Weather Officer in the
United States Air Force
During his USAF career he worked many years in the intelligence community on
weather support and systems engineering issues. Overall he Mr Bass has broad
experience in operational weather forecasting, both for aviation and satellite
operations, as well as acquisition, program management, space weather and
even a little weather policy.
Mr Bass is an active member of several
American Meteorological Society
committees: the Membership Committee, the Environmental
Information Processing Technology Committee, the Research to
Operations Conference Planning Committee, and the the Nationwide
Network of Networks Committee.
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The content of this profile was last updated 17 September 2013
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