Shahram Bavani, VP, serves as MIL’s Systems Engineering Director responsible for applying systems engineering principles, knowledge, and skills to support federal Program Executive Offices and program managers. In this capacity, Mr. Bavani assesses the technical performance, mission suitability, and associated acquisition risks of Naval aircraft, weapons, and integrated systems throughout the full acquisition process and program lifecycle. Mr. Bavani assesses applications of artificial intelligence/machine learning, digital engineering, digital twins, and model based systems engineering in development of requirements and the subsequent design, implementation, sustainment, and decision support. He has over 35 years of federal government experience supporting Naval Aviation in program/project management, engineering, modeling simulation, and analysis roles. While serving in a senior level management position for the Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR), Mr. Bavani directed the program management execution for numerous highly visible acquisition projects and managed over 500 government and industry personnel. His last assignment in federal government service was acting Director of NAVAIR’s Cyber Warfare Department.
Mr. Bavani holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Gannon University and received a Master of Science in Mechanical engineering in Fluid Dynamics from West Virginal University. Mr. Bavani also holds the ACP certificates in Program Management, Systems Engineering, and Test and Evaluation.