About Alberto Behar
Before coming to SESE, Alberto spent 18 years at NASA/JPL operating, designing, building, testing and deploying scientific instruments and robotics in extreme environments (e.g. Antarctica, Greenland, Alaska, Deep Sea, Inter and Sub-Glacial, Reduced Gravity, Hi-Altitude, Mojave Desert, Volcano, Space/Planetary/Asteroid, Space Station). His primary interests are developing, testing and deploying architectures for future planetary surface spacecraft in remote extreme environments on Earth. His previous studies earned him a PhD in EE (Astronautics Minor) from USC, an ME from Rensselaer and an MS with Specialization in Robotics from USC. He is also active as a Helicopter Instructor, Commercial Airplane Pilot and as is certified as a Scientific and Rescue Diver.
Web site: http://eis.jpl.nasa.gov/~behar