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Gerardo Flores
Vice President of Business Development, Intelligentz


Gerardo Flores

Gerardo Flores began employment with NASA Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas from August of 1996 while in his second year at the University of Washington. After he gained a B.S, Mechanical Engineering degree and in June of 1999, Flores officially joined NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California, as a mechanical staff engineer. During Flores' employment his accomplishments included responsibility for the mechanical oversight and analysis of various rover and science mechanisms, and actuators while the MER rovers continued to perform on Mars. Among some of his most accredited accomplishments included the recent Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) TMRV test program, as well as, the mechanical design support, configuration, costing and scheduling for HERA and Comet Odyssey Programs. In addition, Flores has provided mechanical support for the design, analysis and testing of large 70-m steerable antenna structural and mechanical components for the Deep Space Network (DSN) ground stations around the world. Flores was also largely responsible for the development, design, testing, fabrication and assembly of the MER Egress test subsystem and MER Lander Outrigger mechanical flight hardware. Flores' involvement as the mechanical structures systems lead with the JPL Team X Advanced Projects Design Team has exposed him to numerous technical and creative challenges. Intelligentz Corporation is pleased to have Flores as the Vice President of Business Development. His extensive background, expertise, and knowledge in mechanical engineering have provided valuable direction in the capabilities of RFID today and in the future.