April 30 – May 3: Educational Program | May 1 - 3: Exhibits

Carl Fahrner

Systems Enginner - Autonomy Initiative
U.S. Navy - NAVAIR


Carl has worked at the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) since 1996. He is currently the “Learn By Doing” lead for the Autonomy Strategy Initiative. Prior to that, he worked interoperability as part of Common Standards and Interoperability. He has been a lead systems engineer on UCLASS, UCAS, Fire Scout and Global Hawk. He was also a SME for Fuel Tanks and Fire Protection. Before NAWCAD he worked for Omni Films and designed a motion simulator. He worked for Smith’s Industries, ABA Industries, and Westinghouse Nuclear after receiving his Master’s from Va Tech. He has been married for 32 years and has 3 children. He enjoys serving at church, USTA tennis and weight lifting.


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