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Michael Bloem

  • Research Aerospace Engineer
  • NASA Ames Research Center
  • 16PublicationsNumber of items in Michael's My Publications folder on Mendeley.
  • 12Followers

Recent publications

  • Configuring Airspace Sectors with Approximate Dynamic Programming

    • Bloem M
    • Gupta P
  • Controller Workload Models for Generic High-Altitude Airspace

    • Bloem M
    • Gupta P
    • Lai C

Professional experience

Research Aerospace Engineer

NASA Ames Research Center

June 2007 - Present

Research Intern

Deutsche Telekom Laboratory

June 2006 - August 2006(2 months)

Engineering Intern

Smiths Aerospace (now GE Aviation)

June 2003 - August 2005(2 years)


PhD in Management Science and Engineering (Operations Research)

Stanford University

September 2009 - Present

Masters of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering

University of Illinois at Urbana-Chamapign

August 2005 - May 2007(2 years)

Bachelors of Science with majors in Electrical/Computer Engineering and Economics

Calvin College

September 2000 - May 2004(4 years)


Michael Bloem researches dynamic airspace configuration and traffic flow management in the Systems Modeling and Optimization branch of the Aviation Systems Division at NASA Ames Research Center. He received his B.S.E. degree with majors in electrical and computer engineering and economics from Calvin College in 2004 and his M.S. degree in electrical and computer engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2007. His internship experience with Smiths Aerospace (now GE Aviation) involved embedded programming for flight management systems. In 2007 Michael began researching air traffic management for NASA at the Ames Research Center. He is also currently a PhD candidate in the Department of Management Science and Engineering at Stanford University, where he is advised by Nick Bambos.

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