COPV Damage Detection Course Instructors
Nathanael J. Greene (M.S. Mechanical Engineering, ISU) lives in Las Cruces, NM and is a Mechanical Engineer, Combustion Scientist and an adjunct professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering at New Mexico State University. Nate is also the program manager for composite pressure vessel and structures testing at NASA WSTF and is responsible for leadership of the WSTF Composite Pressure Vessels Core Capability. He is also involved in government and industry standards development and implementation including ANSI/AIAA S-O80, ANSI/AIAA S-O81A, ANSI/NGV2, ISO 1119, ISO 11439, DOT CFFC, 571.304 CFR, MIL-STD-1522A, AFSPCMAN 91-710, KNPR 8713.1 and ECSS E32-02 and consults with NASA, DoD, DOE and Industry in composite pressure vessel and structure test, evaluation, and use. Before joining the WSTF team, Nate worked in Structures at the NASA Johnson Space Center and in Fire Safety with NASA Glenn Research Center.