Title: Computer Scientist, Consultant
Company: Marshall Space Flight Center
Location: Huntsville, Alabama, United States
George Freas, Computer Scientist and Consultant at the Marshall Space Flight Center, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Engineers for dedication, achievements, and leadership in computer science and electronic and mechanical engineering.
After taking a high school computer course, Mr. Freas became interested in computer sciences and felt a career in the field would be a match suited for his personality and abilities. He prepared by first earning a Bachelor of Science in computer science from Western Kentucky University in 1979. He later returned to his academic pursuits to receive a Master of Science in computer science from the University of Alabama in Huntsville.
Since 1999, Mr. Freas has held the position of Payload’s Ground Test Software Lead for the Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, AL. In addition, he is the president of Synergistic Consultant, a position he has held since 1991. From 1997 to 2011, Mr. Freas also worked to inspired young professionals in the STEM field as an adjunct professor at the American Sentinel Service.
As a leader in the industry, Mr. Freas has worked to better the technology and software available. He currently holds two patents and has a third pending. Early in his career, Mr. Freas was a software consultant for Boeing International Space Station and Bell South Telecommunications. He has also worked with the Ares I Institute Unit Avionics Software at the Marshall Space Flight Center.
Mr. Freas remains affiliated with a number of professional organizations. He is a member and a committee advisor of the American Astrological Society and he serves on the International Space Station Utilization Technical Committee as well as at IFF Conferences. In 2009, he received the Boeing Award for the Remote Advanced Payload Test Rig from RAPTR and a Boeing Meritorious Invention Award. Mr. Freas credits his success in his profession to his strong work ethic.
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