Dr. Paul Jaffe is an electronics engineer, researcher, and integration and testing section head with in excess of 25 years of experience at the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL). He has led or held major roles on dozens of space missions and on breakthrough technology development projects for civilian, defense, and intelligence community sponsors, including SSULI, STEREO, TacSat-1, TacSat-4, ORS, MIS, PRAM, CARINA, RSGS, PTROL, and S2FOBs. He was responsible for electrical system and spacecraft computer hardware development. He served as coordinator and editor of NRL’s Space Solar study report and was the principal investigator for a ground-breaking space solar research effort. His current roles include program management and systems engineering of several NRL projects. He serves as a lecturer for the Aerospace Engineering Department at the University of Maryland. He has over 40 journal, conference, and patent publications and is the recipient of numerous awards. Dr. Jaffe has made many international media appearances, including as a TEDx speaker, on MSNBC, and the Science Channel’s “Through the Wormhole with Morgan Freeman.” He is also active in educational and STEM outreach.