Ralph Bordner III

Title
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Email
Department
Department of Engineering and Technology
College
College of Aviation

Areas of Expertise

Astrodynamics; Guidance, Navigation & Control


Experienced Leader, Team Builder, Engineer and Program Manager with a strong history of work within the Department of Defense. Skilled in Program Management, Engineering, Intelligence Analysis, and Space Operations. Strong administrative professional with a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) focused in astronautics from the U.S. Air Force Institute of Technology. 


  • Ph.D. - Doctor of Philosophy in Astronautical Engineering, Air Force Institute of Technology-Graduate School of Engineering & Management
  • M.S. - Master of Science in Astronautical Engineering, Air Force Institute of Technology-Graduate School of Engineering & Management

  • Private Pilot - Federal Aviation Administration

  • SYSE 560: Intro to Sys Engineering Mmgt
  • SYSE 610: Sys Archit Design and Modeling
  • SYSE 697: Systems Engineering Project

Program Management Professional, Credential ID #2916990, Dec 2020

Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) Certifications:

- Systems, Planning, Research, Development & Engineering-Systems Engineering, Level III, 2011

- Program Management, Level III, 2013

- Test & Evaluation, Level 1, 2003

Certified Engineer-in-Training by the Florida Board of Professional Engineers, 1996

Senior Member, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics