Michael J. Logan, P.E.
Principle Investigator, NASA Langley Small Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Labratory (SUAVELab)
Michael J. Logan is head of the NASA Langley Small Unmanned Aerial Vehicle
Laboratory (SUAVELab). Mr. Logan has over 30 years of experience in both
private industry and Government. He spent 12 years in private industry working
for aerospace companies such as Vought Aircraft’s Advanced Systems group
before joining NASA in 1990. Mr. Logan has extensive conceptual design
experience including designs for aircraft all the way from 1 lb. UAVs to 1 million
pound transports. In 2002 he transferred to Langley’s Systems Engineering
Directorate to head up the Small Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Laboratory where he
has been able to take several designs from concept to flight. Mr. Logan is the
author of numerous technical papers in the areas of aircraft design and analysis
and has 3 patents. Mike has a Master’s Degree in Aerospace Engineering, is a
member of SAE, AUVSI, SAWE, and an Associate Fellow of the AIAA. He is a
Registered Professional Engineer in the State of Texas.